How to Find Great Tax Clients

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How to Find Great Tax Clients

Like most CPAs, tax preparation is probably the bread and butter of your business. Making the most of your time and energy is crucial if you want your business to be as profitable as possible, and your time to be well-spent. Collecting and retaining tax clients is vital towards that end. It’s still only June,… Read more »

Should I Add HR and Payroll to My Company’s Services?

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Today’s accounting and bookkeeping services world has become increasingly competitive. Senior managers are looking to gain an edge and are turning to unique ways of adding profit centers. There are two main reasons for firms to begin looking toward adding services like payroll and human resources: profit and the ability to offer full-service care to… Read more »

Why Tracking Billable Time Is the Roadblock to Financial Success in Accounting

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Why Tracking Billable Time Is the Roadblock to Financial Success in Accounting

Times, they are a-changin’. Actually, they’ve been a-changin’ for some time, now. Many other industries have caught up, but the accounting and finance world, surprisingly, has been slow to evolve. Time-based billing has been the dominant billing method for accounting firms for years, and firms are slow to give up this process. But an ever-increasing… Read more »

Recruiting Expert Reveals How to Attract 50X More Qualified Job Applicants

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Jeff Phillips, founder of Accountingfly and publisher at accounting blog, Going Concern, has been in the recruiting business for over 20 years. He’s about to reveal how to attract 50X more qualified job applicants. Because, in today’s firm, keeping your best staff is harder than ever before. Demand exceeds supply causing turnover issues. In this… Read more »

How to Retain Millennial Accountants in Today’s Firms

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Deb Defer, the Managing Director of Business Services and Outsourcing at BDO, sees how hard it is to retain millennial accountants in today’s fast pace society. The older generation blames the millennials, millennials blame the older generation. It’s a back-and-forth battle that may not end for another decade or two. Deb isn’t here to make… Read more »

How to Get Consulting Clients for Your Accounting Firm with ZERO Marketing

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Hector Garcia is the Founder and Principal Accountant at Quick Bookkeeping in Miami, FL. He’s developed a way for you to get consulting clients for your accounting firm with zero marketing. And he’s only been doing this since 2011, so he didn’t have a 30-year track record to lean on. In this episode of the… Read more »

How This CPA Owner Earned an “Extra Week of Vacation” with One Tool

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jetpack workflow

I don’t normally do this… But, recently, I got on the phone with a new user of Jetpack Workflow. His name is Tom Kneeland, he is the Founder and President of Kneeland CPA. After speaking with him…I realized he managed to squeeze out an “extra week of vacation” using Jetpack Workflow. Let me explain. Tom’s… Read more »

Solving the Pricing Problem for Accounting Firms

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Solving the Pricing Problem for Accounting Firms This chapter preview comes from the Double Your Accounting Firm book  (Amazon) Janice’s firm was in a rut. They were gaining new clients, but had a hard time maintaining profitability. It struck him as odd, as this 30-year-old accounting firm hadn’t changed much in their practice. They continued… Read more »

Create A Tech Ecosystem And Implement New Accounting Applications

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  Heather Satterley, owner of Satterley Training & Consulting, works with accounting professionals to implement new accounting applications. For many firms, they get hung up on the what, which, why of the technology movement. Frankly, you could waste lots of time and money. Heather came on the show to help us go through what steps… Read more »

How to Improve Workflow Management for Accounting Firms

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Increasing your Workflow Efficiency to Increase Capacity This chapter preview comes from the Double Your Accounting Firm book  (Amazon) Sam started his practice ten years ago. He worked “typical” 80-hour weeks to build his dream firm. He hired a dozen workers spread out between CPA practitioners and administrative staff. His firm grew and referrals came… Read more »