Creative Agency Success Blog

| October 8, 2020

How This Agency Increased Project Margins By 36% When They Made the Shift to Fixed-Fee Pricing (And How Our Client Also Avoided Scope Creep)

  Fixed-fee pricing lets you charge based on value rather than hours worked. But to get to that point, there’s an important mindset shift you first need to make.

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| September 1, 2020

5 Things You Need to Do to Create Your Business Your Way 

You may have started your business with a vision of what you wanted it to be. But somewhere along the way, you made compromises. This article shows you how to get your business back on track.  It can...

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| November 19, 2019

Financing Mistakes to Avoid in a Marketing Business

        Most businesses will, at some point, have to take out loans to finance major purchases. It is crucial that any company performing financing put plenty of thought and planning into its...

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| September 10, 2019

Tips to Improve Your Agency's Client Retention and Keep a Solid Cash Flow

        The best client a creative agency can have is a recurring one. But you know the drill: you put a lot of work into attracting and onboarding a new client, they love your work and then – what?...

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| March 13, 2019

What to Know About Deductions for Marketing Expenses

  In some circumstances, you may be able to deduct some of your company’s marketing expenses on your taxes, depending on how you classify certain business expenses or what you qualify as marketing....

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| January 30, 2019

How the New Tax Laws Affect Your Company in 2019

  Congress passed the Tax Cuts and Jobs Act (TCJA) in December 2017 and it took effect January 1, 2018, making this the first tax season after one of the biggest tax reform bills in decades. The TCJA...

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| January 16, 2019

Steps to Follow Before Hiring Your Agency’s First Employee

    Hiring your first employee is a major step for any small business. It’s important you follow all the legal rules and regulations that are in place for that hiring process so your agency can...

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| January 3, 2019

The Benefits of Hiring Temporary Workers for Your Agency

  If your agency sees seasonal swings with regard to your total workload and the number of projects you’re handling, you might consider hiring temporary workers. While there are some challenges...

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| December 5, 2018

Important Factors to Consider When Analyzing Your Agency’s Accounting

  Every now and then it’s important to take a close look at your agency’s financial practices and see where you can stand to make some improvements. This is a good habit to get into, as it’ll help...

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| November 17, 2018

Why Profitable Agencies Rock The Boat: Taking The Next Step

      Profit margins can be tight in creative agencies, especially with as competitive as the market currently is. However, there are still ways you can increase your agency’s profitability. Before...

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