WEBINAR: UTLIZATION RATES- A KEY FACTOR TO YOUR FIRM'S PROFITABILITY
THURSDAY OCTOBER 22, 2020 1:00-2:00PM
If there is one metric that can impact a company's profitability, operations and culture, it's employee utilization. In this webinar we'll do a deep dive into utilization, what it is, what are the target rates, and how it impacts capacity planning. We'll talk about how utilization and pricing are interdependent and give you tangible ways that you can calculate your pricing and set your utilization targets based on your goals.
Join us for an informal, interactive discussion that emerged from our last roundtable discussion-- how to improve your sales process in the creative agency space. Learn from your peers and share best practices around sales processes. We'll kick off the discussion with a 5 minute discussion on Sales KPIs you should be tracking each month.
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CEO IN THE KNOW- PRICING FOR CREATIVE AGENCIES
If you are like most firms, you struggle with your pricing-- wondering if you are leaving money on the table. How do you price through the pandemic? Join us for an informal, interactive discussion on a pricing your creative services. In this 30-minute fireside chat we'll discuss some of the challenges when setting prices, understanding profitability drivers and where most firms go wrong when it comes to pricing. Bring your questions and be prepared to improve your pricing game.
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THE ECONOMY & FORECASTING IN A POST PPP-WORLD
With many companies' PPP funds running out in the next few weeks, and the economy in a recession with continued uncertainty, it’s more important than ever to have a dynamic forecast that takes into consideration various economic scenarios. In this webinar, we'll summarize the opinions presented by some of the top researchers and economists in the world and boil it down to what it means to you as a business owner. We'll lay out the impact on your forecasting, action plans and give you tips so you can be prepared for the second half without the PPP funds buoying your payroll.
In this webinar we'll explore "The Great Cash Reckoning" that is coming in July. With PPP money running out, and deferred payments becoming due, many businesses could unknowingly be heading into a a severe cash shortfall. And it's not just your cash flow you have to be concerned about--- it's your clients' too. Learn some proactive strategies for managing through this potentially challenging time.
Keeping control over your cash is critical during these times, but business must go on until we make it to the recovery. We'll discuss strategies on how to conserve cash in your business as you navigate through the crisis.
In these times you need to cut costs wherever you can, and that means being efficient wherever you can. Automating your accounting function will allow you to streamline your operations, improve accuracy and work remotely more effectively-- with fewer people and with better controls. We'll talk about different strategies to automate your accounting function and drive efficiencies.
If you were counting on the PPP Loan, but did not receive it, you might have some difficult decisions to make. Whether layoffs or other cost reductions, stretching your cash for as long as possible may make the difference between making it to the other side of this crisis or not. Slash and burn cost cutting isn't the answer, though. There needs to be a strategy to effectively cutting costs. Join us for this short webinar where we'll share with you some quick tips for cost cutting.
PPP "UNKNOWNS": HOW THEY IMPACT YOUR LOAN FORGIVENESS & STRATEGIES FOR DEALING WITH THEM
How do you maximize your loan forgiveness when so many of the rules need to be clarified? If you are like many companies, the “clock” is ticking on your 8-week covered period. You need to put the money to work, or forego forgiveness. Join us for our webinar where we'll cover the “unknowns” and share some strategies for dealing with them to both maximize the loan forgiveness and make sure you are getting an ROI on your PPP dollars.
You have submitted your loan application and you are one of the lucky ones who have received funding. Now what? Making sure you maximize the loan forgiveness requires you to have a well thought out plan. We'll walk through the loan forgiveness calculation as it stands today and talk through the areas we think are yet to be clarified or changed.
Don't put people back on payroll just to maximize your loan forgiveness. Make sure you are getting an ROI for your payroll spending. In this webinar we'll cover creative options for bringing staff back that both maximizes loan forgiveness and stretches your PPP dollars to position your business well for the recovery.
With all the changes over the past few months since PPP began, it’s hard to keep track of how to maximize your loan forgiveness. Not understanding the latest provisions and revisions to the program could be costly. Join us for this capstone webinar where we’ll review the program as it stands today, give you ideas on the best use of the funds, help you be prepared for an audit, and warn you about the challenges you might encounter when maximizing loan forgiveness.
THE SURPRISES LURKING IN PPP LOAN FORGIVENESS YOU NEED TO KNOW ABOUT NOW
Don't wait until your 24 weeks are up to do your loan forgiveness calculation, otherwise you may find yourself with VERY big surprises come December. Just because you have more time to spend your PPP funds doesn't mean that loan forgiveness is a "slam-dunk." There are some very important things you need to know-- and strategies you need to employ-- NOW so you don't find yourself (ironically) in a cash crunch. We're going to hijack our weekly PPP Loan Update and Open Q&A session to discuss these important issues.