Imagine you’re working with the CMO at a telecommunications company. The theme for the quarter is “optimize,” and your team is currently focusing on personalization. In the monthly planning workshop, your client requests that your team creates a video for the “About Us” page because the company’s CEO thinks it would improve the page. Which of the following is the best response in order to stay focused on the current theme and focus area?

QUESTION Imagine you’re working with the CMO at a telecommunications company. The theme for the quarter is “optimize,” and your…

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Imagine you are just finishing the launch pad website for a client. The CEO isn’t sure what will be done in the continuous improvement stage. They request a detailed plan for the remainder of the engagement (six months) on exactly what will be built. Which of the following is the best way to respond to this request?

QUESTION Imagine you are just finishing the launch pad website for a client. The CEO isn’t sure what will be…

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Imagine you’re working on a client’s launch pad website. Three weeks from the proposed launch date, the client comes to you with an idea for a new section of the website they would like to implement for the initial launch. How should the strategist respond to the client’s new idea?

QUESTION Imagine you’re working on a client’s launch pad website. Three weeks from the proposed launch date, the client comes…

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Imagine your agency specializes in Growth-Driven Design strategy and user experience. You have partnered with another agency to help with the development work on the HubSpot CMS. As a strategist and project manager, which of the following is critical for you to establish before you start a new launch pad website project?

QUESTION Imagine your agency specializes in Growth-Driven Design strategy and user experience. You have partnered with another agency to help…

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Your agency finds that you’re continuously being pulled into implementing updates on the website, leaving no time for proactive continuous improvement. The client is open to learning the skills and tools required to make the updates. However, they have no idea what they should learn. Which of the following should be done to help the client start taking over all updates on the website?

QUESTION Your agency finds that you’re continuously being pulled into implementing updates on the website, leaving no time for proactive…

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During your weekly retrospective, you suggest the idea of adding a step before the initial kickoff workshop: meetings with each stakeholder individually. The agency’s owner pushes back hard, explaining that it would add a great deal of time to the engagement. Which of the following would be the BEST response?

QUESTION During your weekly retrospective, you suggest the idea of adding a step before the initial kickoff workshop: meetings with…

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Imagine you’re talking to a prospect during the goals and planning call. You’ve introduced the concepts and high-level GDD process. The prospect seems to be in agreement and is excited about getting started with the launch pad website. As the conversation progresses, they bring up more and more pages and ideas for the new site, making you a bit nervous. Which of the following is the best way to gain a better understanding of the scope of the launch pad they are thinking about?

QUESTION Imagine you’re talking to a prospect during the goals and planning call. You’ve introduced the concepts and high-level GDD…

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Imagine you’re having an exploratory call with a prospect in the software-as-a-service industry. As you’re explaining the GDD process, the CMO cuts in and explains that they are confused about why there is a need for a launch pad website and continuous improvement. Which of the following would be a good way to respond?

QUESTION Imagine you’re having an exploratory call with a prospect in the software-as-a-service industry. As you’re explaining the GDD process,…

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Imagine you have been talking to a prospect at a midsize software-as-a-service company. The website only has three major sections: primary core content, knowledge base, and forum. When talking with the prospect during the sales process, it seems like there is some confusion around who their audience is and what would be the best elements to include in the redesign. Based on the scenario above, how would you break up the quote?

QUESTION Imagine you have been talking to a prospect at a midsize software-as-a-service company. The website only has three major…

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