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Accountants usually aren’t blessed with sales and marketing skills. They have to learn them. That’s what Amanda C. Watts does. She gives accounting firms the superpowers they need to reach the next level, and she is our guest on this week’s Grow Your Firm podcast. She’s a speaker, entrepreneur, Amazon best-seller and the author of… Read more »

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Referrals are the best way to access the best clients. That’s a bold statement, but there are numbers to back it up. Consumers trust word-of-mouth marketing the most. While 84% of respondents to a Nielsen poll said they trusted recommendations from people they know, only 48% of respondents said they trusted ads on social networks…. Read more »

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Many accounting firms rely on referrals to get new clients and are skittish about paying for advertising. Too many throw money at sites like Google and Facebook, seeing very little in return because the tools are improperly used. Our guest this week on Grow Your Firm is Tyler Clark. He’s the founder of ADcountants, which… Read more »

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Have you ever seen job boards like UpWork and Freelancer.com and wished you could attract talent that way for your accounting firm? Our guest for this week’s Growing Your Firm podcast decided to make his own talent attracting machine. Jeff Maddux created AccountantList, a job board site that connects people in the accounting world with… Read more »

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If you’re a new firm owner, you might start by handing everything from prospecting to customer service to the actual accounting. As a firm grows, these roles have to be given to other people if you want to focus on future products and growth. Hiring another accountant is easy, but what about hiring a business… Read more »