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International Payments for Nonprofits Made Easy

International Payments for Nonprofits Made Easy

Chantal Sheehan, CEO of Blue Fox Accounting, a Bill.com partner, shares why she’s thankful for a platform like Bill.com to help her nonprofit clients stay functional with a distributed workforce, keep a consistent audit trail and save time and money.

5 Steps to Creating a Financial Plan for Your Nonprofit

5 Steps to Creating a Financial Plan for Your Nonprofit

A financial plan will help your nonprofit stay on budget and plan ahead for big decisions. Follow these 5 steps to ensure your plan is effective as it can be.

4 Ways To Improve Internal Controls Within Your Company

4 Ways To Improve Internal Controls Within Your Company

Internal controls can often seem like a topic reserved for public companies with hundreds of employees and locations all over the world. But a system of internal controls is critical for both public and private companies, regardless of size, because it ensures that corporate assets are protected and that operations are appropriately managed. 

Cassidy Jakovickas, CPA, offers some helpful tips for developing or improving internal controls within your company.

7 Tips For Leading A Virtual Firm

7 Tips For Leading A Virtual Firm

Leading a virtual firm can be done successfully, it just takes different skills to pull it off. And it takes practice leading teams in different ways when you can’t see them or influence them in person. These 7 tips will increase your likelihood of success as you consider a virtual model for your firm...

Three Little-Known Reasons Why Businesses Stop Referring Their Accounting Firms (And How to Avoid Them)

Three Little-Known Reasons Why Businesses Stop Referring Their Accounting Firms (And How to Avoid Them)

New survey results suggest reasons why companies leave or stop referring their accounting firms.

The Entrepreneurial Mindset: The “It Factor” for New Business Development Growth

The Entrepreneurial Mindset: The “It Factor” for New Business Development Growth

Entrepreneurs need to sell themselves as much as their solution, and much in the same way, anyone in your firm can be an entrepreneurial business developer. This new sales economy is influencing the way our prospects and clients are buying from us, and it’s changing their expectations of us. Here are a few of the trends affecting business development today….

Taking on technology advisory services to create a deeper client connection - Part II

Taking on technology advisory services to create a deeper client connection - Part II

As we launch into best practices, it’s important to note that the first is as easy as they come—building relationships! This is what accounting professionals were born to do...what you do day in and day out. Accounting is a relationship-based business, meaning you are one step ahead as you move forward with technology vendors.

There are, of course, other best practices critical to the process….

 

Taking on technology advisory services to create a deeper client connection - Part I

Taking on technology advisory services to create a deeper client connection - Part I

Technology continues to rank as one of the scariest areas of business. The mere rate of technology change is enough to overwhelm even the most tech-savvy accountant entrepreneur. But perhaps it’s the feeling of the unknown that keeps many firms from venturing into technology advisory services…

The Countdown to QuickBooks Connect

The Countdown to QuickBooks Connect

QuickBooks Connect is right around the corner, and the BIll.com team is excited to connect with you! That also means that the packing-slash-thinking-slash-planning portion of this conference is well underway in your brains. Whether you’re a conference pro or a first-time attendee, here are a few tips and tricks to help you navigate the countdown and make the most out of QuickBooks Connect. 

Advance Firm Growth Through Strategic Relationships

Advance Firm Growth Through Strategic Relationships

The new sales economy, and specifically technology, have broadened the ways in which relationships in the accounting industry and other professional services industries are built and sustained. But it’s still the value created through a strategic relationship that remains at the heart of the most successful business development. Do you know how to find and make those connections, and turn kernels of a new relationship into a long-term loyal customer for your firm?