Scoro

London, UK
2013
  |  By Sean Collins
As an agency, profitability depends greatly on accurately tracking and understanding your company’s key metrics and data. This includes not just financial metrics, but also operational, sales, and project management data. In this guide, we’ll walk you through 16 key agency metrics and data to know and track to improve your agency’s profitability.
  |  By Sean Collins
Monitoring key performance indicators (KPIs) throughout project lifecycles helps determine which projects are on the right track. And which ones need help to hit your company’s financial and operational targets. Let’s explore the importance of KPIs and our top 9 project KPIs to monitor to boost your profits.
  |  By Sean Collins
Effectively managing agency operations is a lot more than just standardizing processes. It’s also about understanding the financial side of things. And use that information to make more informed decisions to help your agency progress and grow. Enter agency margins.
  |  By Kadri Pultsin
If you’re looking to improve resource planning, this is an important update for you! Get ready to get acquainted with bookings, which will make high-level resource planning and utilization forecasting much more convenient in Scoro. But the updates don’t stop there – we’ve also packed in additional budget insights, fresh PDF styling options, a handful of new settings… The list goes on, so let’s just jump in!
  |  By Scoro
Looking for a Harvest alternative to help you with time tracking, billing, and project forecasting? Harvest is a good time tracking tool for tracking hours and generating invoices. But it’s not for everyone. So, we’ve tested seven of the best Harvest alternatives to help you narrow down your options.
  |  By Sean Collins
A Project Portfolio Management (PPM) tool is software that helps professional service companies, like agencies and consultancies, manage multiple projects simultaneously. It gives you visibility into all projects in one central place, allowing you to track progress, meet deadlines, manage resources, and increase project profitability. In this article, we’ll break down 7 of the best project portfolio management systems to give you the insights you need to choose the best tool for your team.
  |  By Sean Collins
Time and billing software helps companies keep track of billable time spent on client work. Without it, companies have no data on time worked and can’t figure out actual billable hours—leading to lost revenue from missing billable time entries. In this article, we’ll take a look at some of the best time and billing software for agencies and consultancies.
  |  By Sean Collins
Between workload management, scheduling team resources efficiently, preventing overservicing, and more, operations managers have a lot keeping them busy. Are you still juggling all of that in spreadsheets? Because if so, you deserve better. A capacity planning tool can help you accurately predict project volume, understand utilization and capacity, and optimize resources. Which tool is right for you? We’ve tested some of the top tools and are here to show you the best.
  |  By Sean Collins
How much time do you spend in spreadsheets every day? The answer is probably a lot if you’re an operations manager at a growing consultancy. Spreadsheets for timesheets, spreadsheets for project phases and planning, spreadsheets for reporting… the list goes on. Why not use a single tool that can streamline, automate, and optimize these processes? We reviewed the top project management tools for consultants to find the best tools for every team and need.
  |  By Kadri Pultsin
Sometimes it’s the little things that make your day. Our April version comes with a number of small goodies that are bound to improve your mood and user experience once you start compiling quotes and creating new products or services!
  |  By Scoro
Forget about revenue for a moment. Consider how much more profitable your agency would be if you optimized your team’s time and improved utilization. If you could reduce hiring costs by keeping staff for longer. If you understood the leaky buckets in your outgoings and reduced losses like over-servicing through improved best practice. Manish Kapur, who has over 25 years of experience in creative ops, explains how he streamlines agency operations and boost profit within agencies of all sizes.
  |  By Scoro
Jax Davey, the CEO of Nuevo, shares his unique journey from a start-up to an established business and how he’s made Nuevo stand out. Hear about Jax’s inspiring road to success from the military to Forbes 30 under 30 honoree and CEO of the creative agency Nuevo.
  |  By Scoro
In this demo, Bradley will guide you through the automated revenue forecasting process in Scoro and show you how to make manual adjustments for a more reliable forecast. We’ll show you how to: Automate your revenue forecast and keep it up to date Accurately tie revenue to project plans Leverage your pipeline to predict future income.
  |  By Scoro
If you’re facing revenue uncertainty or struggling with creating a reliable forecast, this 1-hour webinar is for you. To help you navigate the complexities of revenue forecasting, our hosts, Helen and Sander, will give you practical advice on: Creating a robust forecasting framework Avoiding common forecasting pitfalls Maintaining a realistic forecast throughout the year Automating revenue forecasting.
  |  By Scoro
Watch our latest webinar with Parakeeto’s agency profitability expert, Marcel Petitpas, to learn about agencies' common misunderstandings while selecting pricing strategies.
  |  By Scoro
In our recent webinar with agency profitability expert Marcel Petitpas, we looked at a game-changing framework—the Agency Pricing Quadrant™. It's all about making pricing decisions that fit YOUR unique circumstances. The Agency Pricing Quadrant™ helps you chart your pricing strategy. 💰Whether your services involve high or low risk and high or low value, don't let industry trends dictate your pricing model—choose what aligns with your context and business needs.
  |  By Scoro
Watch the 1-hour session to: Uncover the biggest pricing mistakes businesses make Understand how to tweak your pricing as your service offer evolves Get tips on handling tricky pricing talks with customers.
  |  By Scoro
Operations can often feel like an agency afterthought, but it’s an area that can’t be overlooked for long. Watch this video, in partnership with Agency Hackers, where Harv Nagra from SAENTYS shares his best practice on agency operations and the crucial role they play in success.
  |  By Scoro
It's no secret that time is wasted in the workplace - whether on coffee breaks, slow business processes, needless meetings, or a combination of the above. And all of those trivial activities add up, whether they're intentional or not. In fact, research shows that the average employee spends only three hours in an eight-hour day on meaningful work. That's more than 25 hours wasted every working week! If only you could reclaim most of this wasted time... Here's the good news - you can!

The all-in-one business management software designed to bring your team, projects, sales, and reports together.

Scoro is an end-to-end business management solution that allows professional and creative services to control their entire workflow from one place. It helps to streamline work and eliminate routine tasks to ensure a business runs as smoothly and efficiently as possible – from sales right through to billing.

Scoro’s features include calendaring, task and project management, quoting and billing, enterprise-level reporting and a real-time dashboard.

A single place for everything you need to know and do. From the first "Hello" to the final invoice.