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Many accounting firms go through ups and downs with their marketing and business development efforts. The smaller the firm, the more of a roller coaster ride this can feel like. While we believe this should be a consistent effort, the … Continued

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I recently read an article that claimed “marketing is dead, and loyalty killed it.” While the Harvard Business Review normally publishes thoughtful articles, I don’t believe this one could be further from the truth.  In fact, I am more than … Continued

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The topic of CRM (customer/client relationship management) has become a popular topic at accounting firms.  In the past few months, I’ve had the same conversation with several middle-market accounting firms regarding CRM.  Bottom line, each firm wants to know:  “Do … Continued

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We all know that moving a firm’s business development efforts forward in a meaningful, long-lasting way (i.e., not solely dependent on a business development professional or the marketing department) requires an organized team effort. It also progresses faster with frequent … Continued

h3 Secrets of High-Growth CPA Firms

When it comes to accounting firm growth, there is a distinct gap between growth rates of the best-performing firms and the rest of the pack. In the 2013 IPA survey, it was reported that the top firms grow at a … Continued

hWhy You Must Fail Before You Can Grow

Why You Must Fail Before You Can Grow – The CPA Consultants’ AllianceThe CPA Consultants’ Alliance While I don’t believe there is a ‘silver bullet’ to growth, I do believe there are certain things that significantly impact growth within an … Continued