Drew McLellan

Drew McLellan

Guest Writer
Head of Agency Management Institute

About Drew McLellan

Drew McLellan is the CEO of Agency Management Institute, serving 250+ agencies to help the owners build profitable agencies that evolve and scale.

More From Drew McLellan

Video Marketing

Your Startup Won't Make It to 2022 Without Video in Sales

Do you produce enough video content to keep your company on your audience's radar? If not, you could struggle as video becomes more important in the next three years.
Cash Flow

This Payment Model Will Keep Clients Satisfied and Bank Accounts Full

Cash flow issues can stop a budding business in its tracks. Use these four tips to design a retainer fee agreement that not only keeps clients happy, but also keeps the lights on.
Ready For Anything

Avoid Elon Musk-Style Firing Sprees by Having Hard Conversations Sooner

Confronting employees who misbehave is never fun (or easy), but company leaders can't afford to ignore bad behavior until it creates larger issues.
Ready For Anything

Losing Employees to Clients or Competitors? Culture Is the Secret to Retaining Them.

Smart companies recruit and retain top talent by using these four culture-related strategies.
Outdoor advertising

Outdoor Advertising Is Conquering. Why Aren't You Using It?

To catch the eyes of pixel-jaded consumers, creative brands are taking it outside.
First Impressions

That Potential Client Is Judging You So Focus on Making a Good First Impression

Those first few seconds of a meeting could make or break a business deal. Here's how to make and leverage a good first impression.
Ready For Anything

Be Different or Die: Find New Business in Your Crowded Space

Uber's doing one thing right -- differentiating itself enough to dive into a tightly packed startup space. Here's how you can stand out from the crowd, too.
Scaling

Four Tips to Successfully Scale at Your Own Speed

Companies scale best when founders follow these steps to remove themselves from the heart of every decision, set boundaries and prioritize time management.
Ready For Anything

Your Employees Aren't Practice Dummies for Testing Management Styles

Even if you don't have formal managerial training, your employees deserve a competent, fair and engaging manager.
Ready For Anything

'Helpfulness' May Have a Delayed ROI, But Hang in There Anyway

You'll find that building consumer trust is worth its weight in gold, or, um, dollars.
Company Culture

How to Intentionally Build Your Company Culture (Rather Than Leave It to Chance)

Whether you see it or not, culture is a big deal for several reasons, including your employees' satisfaction.