How to Start an Accounting Firm and Bank 6-Figures Your First Year

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Hannah Stricker always wanted to be her own boss after 25 years in the accounting field. Finally, she gave her notice and went off to start an accounting firm from scratch. WIthin 12 months, she had banked 6-figures in revenues and she’s ready to show how she did it. In this episode of the Growing… Read more »

Stop doing advisory work for free, instead get paid $7,500 for an 8 week project

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Kevin Izevbigie is a growth and automation specialist who helps accountants to stop doing free work and start landing monthly retainers. Meaning, turn all that consulting and extra work you do for your clients into cash. You’ll still keep your clients, and they’ll be happy to pay you. That’s what you’re about to discover today…. Read more »

Hiring the Right Accounting Staff

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When you understand what you need out of a new team member, it’s much easier to sift through candidates. For most firms, you live and die by who the recruiter brings through the door. You might get a few applications online, but you’re never sure if the candidate would be a good fit. Your vision,… Read more »

[Double Your Firm Book] Ch. 4 Your Sales Appointment From Start to Close

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Chapter 4 could be the most exciting yet daunting chapter in the book for accountants. Here we talk about sales appointments and how to go from opening the sale to closing it down. If you’re just joining us, we’re going front-to-back celebrating the audio release of our best-selling book, Double Your Accounting Firm. To refresh, here are… Read more »

Introducing New Timers!

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We’re happy to release our brand new Timers to all users of Jetpack Workflow today! Timers are an important way for you to keep track of where your team spends their time. While many of you depend on our Timers everyday, we knew there was some room for improvement. In addition to a brand new… Read more »

[Double Your Firm Book] Ch. 3 Driving Growth in Your Firm

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We’re on Chapter 3 celebrating the audio release of our best-selling book, Double Your Accounting Firm. This week we’re looking at driving growth in your accounting firm. To refresh, here are the first two chapters: Chapter 1: Increasing Workflow Efficiency and Staff Capacity Chapter 2: Solving the Pricing Problems in Your Firm This specific chapter today… Read more »

[Double Your Firm Book] Ch.2: Solving the Pricing Problems in Your Firm

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Continuing with the theme we began last week, this week we will cover Chapter Two of our best-selling book, Double Your Accounting Firm. In this chapter, we will cover the pricing problems found in most accounting firms. What most firms will find is that when employees are incentivized to get more billable hours and not as much… Read more »

[Double Your Firm Book] Ch.1: Increasing Workflow Efficiency and Staff Capacity

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We’re going to be doing something different in the coming weeks. We will be going through our best-selling book, Double Your Accounting Firm, which is available now on Amazon. Each week going forward, we will tackle a new chapter of the book. You will have the opportunity to listen to each chapter on the podcast for… Read more »

How This Unique Accounting Firm Uses Video Marketing to Find Clients & Top Talent

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Blake Shaffer’s accounting firm, LWS Tax & Accounting, is one of the most unique you’ll find. In fact, he successfully uses video marketing to both find clients and top talent. His videos aren’t boring commercials for his firm…they’re much, much better. You’ll have to see below. In this episode of the Growing Your Firm Podcast,… Read more »

Recruiting and Retaining Top Accounting Talent

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Recruiting and Retaining Top Accounting Talent This chapter preview comes from the Double Your Accounting Firm book  (Amazon) I’ve heard this story many times. Diana’s in the middle of building the “firm of the future.” She’s built a core team around herself. One day, her top accounting manager walks into her office, plops a resignation… Read more »