<img height="1" width="1" style="display:none" src="https://www.facebook.com/tr?id=807944362595960&amp;ev=PageView&amp;noscript=1">

[creative workflow management blog]

follow icon-twitter icon-facebook icon-linkedin icon-rss icon-pinterest icon-youtube icon-googleplus

Subscribe to our Blog

recent articles

One of the main reasons to use creative agency management software is to reduce the redundancy of duplicate data entry. Having your accounting software separated from your agency management software doesn't help. In fact, it can make the problem worse. 

[read more]

What accounting or billing features do you need to properly manage your advertising agency? Here are some of the key financial reports that can assist creative folks with agency and project profitability, including profit analysis, staff utilization, efficiency, and WIP reports.

[read more]

Online or Offline - There are some ad agencies and creative agency owners who think that online accounting systems are inferior and are not as efficient as traditional software in terms of their features. That is why they only use and trust an accounting application that is installed and run in their own local server at their offices. While it is true that traditional accounting software applications installed in local servers are very efficient and rich in features, we should also look into the fact that web accounting systems are as capable. And in some cases, they are even more efficient.

[read more]

My last posting was talking of my experience as the controller of a company providing time sheet and project management solutions to creative teams. I am a little old school, in that I don't always jump on board with technology and change. That being said, In the past two days I have been testing the new version of fp.Accountant with our development team as we go live internally with Alon's work. The old version has saved me many, many hours of redundant data entry by integrating the transfer of data between fp and QuickBooks.

[read more]

Maybe you will understand, as someone born in an era of pencil and paper, that being company controller of a small business can present technology challenges.

[read more]

We have been contacted by many smaller agencies over the past month or so about Intuit's discontinuation of QuickBooks Time Tracker and QuickBooks Time & Billing. If you have been using either of these solutions, there has never been a better time to look at upgrading your agency time-tracking software then now.

[read more]

The Chart of Accounts is the backbone of your ad agency's accounting system. It is the complete list of all the accounts you need to categorize your business activities. When you integrate with Function Point it helps to break down where your creative agency is excelling in revenue and shows which services need more attention.

[read more]

Here at Function Point, we are constantly working with creative firms, advertising agencies and digital agencies to better define internal processes and workflow using our software. In doing this, we have come up with 6 personas that interact within the typical creative agency. Assisting these people work more efficiently and effectively together will help the agency become much more profitable.  

[read more]