Why an Accountant Makes a Difference in Small Business
Sep22

Why an Accountant Makes a Difference in Small Business

For those who don’t know me, I’m part of the Strategic Accounts team at Intuit. As a Business Development Manager, I spend my life helping accountants help their small business clients. I’ll often tell my partners that while they are supposed to be their clients’ trusted advisor, I will be their trusted advisor when it comes to selecting different solutions (like QBO and the 3rd party apps that make up the QBO ecosystem). One of my...

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ICBUSA – The Who? What? When?
Feb24

ICBUSA – The Who? What? When?

There is a new non-profit organization to hit the accounting industry, The ICBUSA, Inc. It’s the Institute of Certified Bookkeepers for the USA. Well, to be fair, the Institute of Certified Bookkeepers (ICB), has been around since 1996, but we just haven’t seen an arm of it in the States until recently. Did you know that the ICB has 150,000 students and members in over 100 countries? This is definitely an organization to...

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Expensify Takeover: Starting Your Accounting Business
Feb18

Expensify Takeover: Starting Your Accounting Business

Our sponsor and friends at @Expensify took over the chat, providing questions focused on starting your accounting business. Natalie manned the @Expensify handle and as you’ll see, it was an inspiring, helpful, and lively chat. Q1: How did you find your first client? Getting that first client is so important, it helps set the foundation for your business and it’s a great confidence booster. There are numerous ways to find clients:...

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Special Guest, Ron Baker, Dishes on Value Pricing

During a recent #QBOchat we had a special guest, Ron Baker. Founder of VeraSage Institute, a revolutionary think tank for professional-knowledge firms, he’s on a quest to bury the billable hour and timesheets. He has his own weekly radio show, The Soul of Enterprise, and if you’re just now learning about him, all his previous podcasts are free, so be sure to check him out! He graciously signed on with #QBOchat to share insights on...

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