Creative outcomes is a new series presented by the team at Upsourced, demystifying the world of agency M&A. The team will share lessons learned through dozens of client transactions, explore the latest trends and news in agency sales, and will interview fellow agency owners to discuss their first hand experiences selling their agencies.
"How can you build a business that sustains after you're gone?"
In the first episode, Ryan and Meredith break down the 5 fundamentals to building a sellable agency.
Too often agency owners only begin thinking about a potential sale when they’re ready to sell or after they’ve gotten inbound interest. They start to furiously research how to improve their valuation or find potential acquirers.
The best outcomes happen to agencies who have been building and scaling with the end in mind, even if the owners didn’t initially have any real plans to sell. Ryan and Meredith share the 5 attributes we’ve seen in our clients with the best M&A outcomes and the things all agency owners should begin focusing on regardless of their plans to sell.
Check it out below!