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4 Common problems in the Review and Approval Process

The review and approval process is one of the most important parts of every creative project. It allows your clients a final opportunity to offer any critical feedback as they weigh your deliverables against the original project specification. But what exactly goes into this process? And how can your team improve it? Here we’ll look specifically at issue tracking, project management, review specification, and isolating the final approval process....

How to Fix Six of your Agencies Most Common Issues

No ad agency is perfect. No matter how diligent a firm is, there will always challenges that present themselves at every step of your way to becoming a highly successful agency. Thankfully, there are ways to face and overcome many of these important challenges. Here we’ll look at the issues of resource management, data archiving, project management, budgets, team communication, and brand identity. By addressing each of these areas, your agency can stay ahead of the curve....

Nine ways to improve your Agencies Productivity

Solid resource management is crucial for all businesses working today. Whether it’s maintaining adequate financial resources, creative talent, or IT infrastructure elements, a strong grasp of where a business stands with each of these elements can make or break firms across a variety of industries. Perhaps most importantly, resource management has a direct impact on a company’s profitability—it’s financial bottom line. ...

Improving Agency Profits with Real-time Resource Management

Solid resource management is crucial for all businesses working today. Whether it’s maintaining adequate financial resources, creative talent, or IT infrastructure elements, a strong grasp of where a business stands with each of these elements can make or break firms across a variety of industries. Perhaps most importantly, resource management has a direct impact on a company’s profitability—it’s financial bottom line. ...

Five Things Agencies Hate about Project Management

Why do agencies seem to hate project management? Creative agencies often find that they exceed expectations in the creative department while falling short in areas such as operations and management. Some say that this discrepancy is structural; it’s built in to the very definition of what it means to be creative....

Saving with Cloud based ERP | How CFOs Benefit from Reduced Cost

a cloud-based Software-as-a-Service model might seem expensive. After all, paying for a service means that businesses will incur ongoing monthly fees that can mount up. In the long run, though, cloud-based ERP systems outperform on-premises solutions in a number of key areas. This article looks at some of the various cost benefits of choosing a cloud-based ERP solution, including savings related to upgrades, IT maintenance savings, performance benefits, and savings in overall setup time....

How To Get Project Pricing Right

Many try to avoid the subject of project pricing. Indeed, pricing can often involve conversations that some consider uncomfortable. And the stakes can be quite high. After all, small pricing details decided today can have profound consequences tomorrow. But with some sound advice, pricing doesn’t have to remain such a difficult subject. Here’s how to get project pricing right. ...

Five Ways to Change Minds about ERP

They say it’s not necessary, or that implementing one can wait. But such a view would drastically underestimate the importance of an effective ERP solution. After all, the utility of an ERP spans the entire business. An ERP solution integrates organization, information, and communication across all areas of an organization. This includes business management, customer relationship management (CRM), human resources, distribution, and e-commerce. The effectiveness of even one of these elements can make or break a company today. ...