financial basics

Take Back Control of Pricing

How Ad Agencies Can Take Back Control of Pricing

Second Wind

Assembly-line production and manufacturing automation spurred the consumer age as the industrial revolution unfolded, making it possible to mass-produce complex products. But not every “product ...

read more
Accounting ROI

What Is Your Accounting ROI? Ten Reasons Why an AMS Is Your Best ROI Tool

Vincent G. Dong

How many ad agency owners have asked about the return on investment (ROI) on their accountants?

How many owners of agencies completely and implicitly trust ...

read more
Pay Your Freelancers

How Do You Pay Your Freelancers?

Deborah Budd

We’ve written frequently about managing and working with freelancers and independent contractors. But given some of the remarks tweeted around National Freelancers Day (June ...

read more

Nosey Clients: Should You Share Vendor Invoices?

Tony Mikes

I received a letter from a friend in the agency business in California.

“The client asked to see copies of all vendor invoices coming into ...

read more

Financial Statements: Timing Is Everything!

Second Wind

Agencies are just as surely business enterprises as they are creative and service organizations. For agencies to be behind in monthly tracking of agency finances ...

read more