Pricing, Margins And Profits with Marcel Petitpas


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In this episode of The Agency Accelerator Podcast, I am excited to be joined by Marcel Petitpas and we are discussing everything to do with your agency’s profits, pricing and margins. Another action-packed episode so grab a pen and paper and be sure to take notes!

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[1:02] Let’s start by welcoming Marcel Petitpas, our guest for today’s episode. He is the founder of Parakeeto, which aims to help agencies become more profitable. Parakeeto is a software platform that helps users to create data-driven estimates.

[1:40] The importance of focusing on agency pricing and profitability.

[4:11] At what stage of an agency’s growth should they start implementing time-tracking systems?

[7:06] The importance of understanding your business processes.

[8:05] Pitfalls and tips to early prospect discussions

[14:02] How to maximise profitability of a project

[16:27] How to calculate Adjusted Gross Income (AGI)

[19:07] What are key metrics for agencies to look at? Differentiate between Gross Margin and Average Available Rate.

[25:20] How to make team members more commercial

[28:51] How to implement the Agency Profitability Flywheel in your agency

[33:32] A business paradox: Slow down to speed up

[34:14] What are the best strategies to raise your prices

[35:58] The ideal approach for value-based pricing.

[36:34] Word of advice: “Say YES to things that scare you!”

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