Links I Like

Ellen Calls H&R Block http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=9B8zDBAYemA Tech Gadget Gift Ideas http://www.cpa2biz.com/Content/media/PRODUCER_CONTENT/Newsletters/Articles_2013 When It Pays to Be Polite http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/world-europe-25347423

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The World Beyond Compliance

Here’s a question:  What portion of your revenues are derived from compliance work – e.g., tax preparation and IRS representation; bookkeeping; QuickBooks setup, clean-up, and training; payroll; and audit work – versus value-added work – e.g., revenue improvement, business consulting, profit margin analysis, and workflow improvement projects?

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Links I Like

10 Ways Women Can Dare To Grow Their Businesses Big http://www.forbes.com/sites/geristengel/2013/11/06/10-ways-women-can-dare-to-grow-their-businesses-big/ CPAs say working with a business coach gives them a cutting edge http://www.accountingweb.com/article/cpas-say-working-business-coach-gives-them-cutting-edge/222684?source=education Hot topics to consider as busy season approaches http://www.aicpa.org/InterestAreas/PrivateCompaniesPracticeSection/NewsAndPublications/SmallFirmSolutions/Pages/Hot-Topics.aspx How and When to Raise Your Fees http://www.accountingweb.com/article/how-and-when-raise-your-accounting-firms-prices/222699 Xero adds more new features http://www.accountingtoday.com/accounting-technology/news/Xero-Adds-Data-and-Document-Management-Features68712-1.html

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Links I Like

Airlines to Allow Tech Gadgets from Gate to Gate http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/technology-24761329 Find a ProAdvisor Within QBO http://www.accountingtoday.com/accounting-technology/news/Intuit-Connects-Users-to-Certified-ProAdvisors-Within-QuickBooks-Online68603-1.html 5 Lessons to Learn About Social Media http://mainstreetpractitioner.nsacct.org/Vizion5/viewer.aspx?issueID=12&pageID=18 Awesome App winners announced at Sleeter Conference http://www.intuitiveaccountant.com/vendor-news/2014-“awesome-app-winners-announced”/ What’s Most Important to Your Clients? http://cpatrendlines.com/2013/11/04/jennifer-warawa-sage-sleeter-solutions-2013-top-tweets

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Links I Like

Xero and Intuit “Drah-Mah” http://venturebeat.com/2013/10/13/xero-intuit-funding/ Marketing video  I found on the AccountantsWorld website http://youtu.be/E4uEFX-cvZ0 Fortune Reveals Top Women in Business http://www.cbsnews.com/8301-505268_162-57606871/fortune-reveals-top-women-in-business/ This Netflix Employee Just Raised the Bar for Awesome Customer Service – A Must-Read for Trekkies http://venturebeat.com/2013/10/11/awesome-netflix-customer-service-conversation/#! Four Roadblocks to Women in Business http://smallbusiness.foxbusiness.com/entrepreneurs/2013/10/09/4-roadblocks-to-women-in-business/

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