When you understand your labor model, you can answer the following questions.

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The Wayfair decision and its effect on advertising agencies

South Dakota v. Wayfair was a watershed decision in state sales taxation. Traditionally, a physical presence, such as a brick and mortar store, was required for a state to impose tax on sales of goods and services. The Wayfair decision shook things up by overturning previous rulings and upholding South Dakota’s law requiring...

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By definition, resource management is the “process of using a company's resources in the most efficient way possible.”  At its best, strategic resource management increases the probability of project success, profitability and employee productivity.

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There are definite benefits to using an integrated Agency Management System. Individual components, such as Accounting, Project Management and Media, are designed to seamlessly work together. This saves time and reduces the risk of human error when manually entering data from one system to another.

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You don’t have to be in the agency business long before you realize there is one constant – change. Organizations can’t be afraid of it or shy away from it. Change is good and promotes growth. Trust the process of operational change management to help your business navigate through these murky (and often scary) waters.

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Agile Project Management has been a popular topic, particularly for Digital Agencies. Is it the right choice your agency?

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Do you track time for your employees? If not, you’re missing very important information to determine the success of your agency. For service-based industries like advertising, time tracking is critical. Without it, it’s impossible to see the full picture of your business.

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Your agency’s most valuable asset is your employees; making their welfare a top priority will undoubtedly contribute to the success of your company. Chronic workplace stress over time will turn an enthusiastic employee into a burned out shell.

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Does your agency have trouble getting projects off the ground? Are key staff members “out of the loop?” Are steps and details being missed or duplicated? These are signs you've outgrown your agency workflow (or signs you don’t have one at all).

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Knowledge is Power!  The most successful businesses regularly analyze reports that provide actionable insights. In other words, the most relevant reports help leaders make informed decisions to improve and grow their business. Advertising agencies are service firms whose business includes creative projects and media buying, facilitating the need for unique information to stay fully informed.

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