26 min

CFO Best Practices to Increase Your Agency Profitability Fast Operation Agency Freedom - The #1 Podcast for Digital Agency Owners in North America

    • Business

Agency owners understand that making a sale is easy but growing your profitability is insanely difficult. The numbers game will either make or break your agency and so there has to be a conscious effort in place to understand the financial aspect of your business. You may find it difficult if you are not into the numbers thing, but it will be worth your while to dig deeper into it. 
In this week’s Operation Agency Freedom podcast episode, Chris Martinez talks with Billy Gene Is Marketing’s CFO Daniel Flores. Daniel shares the tasks he focused on when he started working with Billy Gene. He also discussed the KPIs they measure specifically to determine profitability, tracking and measuring churn rates, and other red flags they monitor to ensure they are financially healthy. 
If you are determined to grow your agency’s profitability, no matter how unsexy the financial stuff is, this is an episode you’ll learn a lot from. Tune in to this episode today. 
Discussion Points:
0:00 Introduction
3:46  Why Daniel decided to work for Billy Gene Is Marketing 
5:51 What made Billy Gene decide he needed a CFO  
7:29 Net income of Billy Gene Is Marketing when Daniel came in first in 2017 
8:06 Tasks that Daniel focused on when he first started
10:38 KPIs that are measured specifically 
12:55 Does Billy look at the numbers every single day 
14:25 Things that go in to your Cost of Goods sold 
15:40 How Daniel handles scenarios where X amount is needed to fund an idea  
18:26 Churn - unacceptable percentage and how to track and measure it
19:46 Other KPIs measured that have a positive impact on churn 
21:12 Red flags being monitored 
22:46 Where Billy Gene Is Marketing headed towards 

Resources: 
Connect with DUDE on the following social channels  Facebook https://www.facebook.com/dudeagency Instagram https://www.instagram.com/dudeagency.io/ Visit our YouTube channel https://www.youtube.com/channel/UCJxNhChWk1xlo3ZhkWtYnlw Register for live trainings on running a profitable agency https://dudeagency.io/ Download your free PDF copy of Never Wear Pants Again https://dudeagency.io/digital-book-never-wear-pants-again/ Reach out to Daniel through email info@askbillygene.com  About the Guest: 
Daniel Flores is the Chief Financial Officer and Chief Operating Officer of Billy Gene Is Marketing. He is an experienced executive financial and operations officer with a demonstrated history of working in a wide range of business industries. Strong operations professional skilled in Generally Accepted Accounting Principles (GAAP), External Audit, Financial Services, and Process Development.
Get a hold of more podcast episodes through our website. You can also tune in and subscribe to Operation Agency Freedom on Apple Podcasts and Spotify. Thank you for tuning in!

Agency owners understand that making a sale is easy but growing your profitability is insanely difficult. The numbers game will either make or break your agency and so there has to be a conscious effort in place to understand the financial aspect of your business. You may find it difficult if you are not into the numbers thing, but it will be worth your while to dig deeper into it. 
In this week’s Operation Agency Freedom podcast episode, Chris Martinez talks with Billy Gene Is Marketing’s CFO Daniel Flores. Daniel shares the tasks he focused on when he started working with Billy Gene. He also discussed the KPIs they measure specifically to determine profitability, tracking and measuring churn rates, and other red flags they monitor to ensure they are financially healthy. 
If you are determined to grow your agency’s profitability, no matter how unsexy the financial stuff is, this is an episode you’ll learn a lot from. Tune in to this episode today. 
Discussion Points:
0:00 Introduction
3:46  Why Daniel decided to work for Billy Gene Is Marketing 
5:51 What made Billy Gene decide he needed a CFO  
7:29 Net income of Billy Gene Is Marketing when Daniel came in first in 2017 
8:06 Tasks that Daniel focused on when he first started
10:38 KPIs that are measured specifically 
12:55 Does Billy look at the numbers every single day 
14:25 Things that go in to your Cost of Goods sold 
15:40 How Daniel handles scenarios where X amount is needed to fund an idea  
18:26 Churn - unacceptable percentage and how to track and measure it
19:46 Other KPIs measured that have a positive impact on churn 
21:12 Red flags being monitored 
22:46 Where Billy Gene Is Marketing headed towards 

Resources: 
Connect with DUDE on the following social channels  Facebook https://www.facebook.com/dudeagency Instagram https://www.instagram.com/dudeagency.io/ Visit our YouTube channel https://www.youtube.com/channel/UCJxNhChWk1xlo3ZhkWtYnlw Register for live trainings on running a profitable agency https://dudeagency.io/ Download your free PDF copy of Never Wear Pants Again https://dudeagency.io/digital-book-never-wear-pants-again/ Reach out to Daniel through email info@askbillygene.com  About the Guest: 
Daniel Flores is the Chief Financial Officer and Chief Operating Officer of Billy Gene Is Marketing. He is an experienced executive financial and operations officer with a demonstrated history of working in a wide range of business industries. Strong operations professional skilled in Generally Accepted Accounting Principles (GAAP), External Audit, Financial Services, and Process Development.
Get a hold of more podcast episodes through our website. You can also tune in and subscribe to Operation Agency Freedom on Apple Podcasts and Spotify. Thank you for tuning in!

26 min

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