Business management

Accountant & bookkeeper guides > Business management

Accountants and bookkeepers are often asked for business management advice, and they’re generally good at giving it. But they don’t always follow their own tips. These guides prompt you to pause and reflect on good business management – both in your business and in those of your clients.

There’s plenty to think about, from adding services to going niche, from firing clients to boosting productivity and optimizing billing. These resources will help you take a more considered approach.

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Helping small business through the succession planning process

Setting your clients up for a profitable exit.

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How to get new accounting clients

Find out what young businesses are looking for.

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Tips to boost accounting productivity

Eleven techniques that could work for you.

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Managing Generation Z at your accounting firm

Preparing for young graduates.

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Taking on the CFO role for small businesses

EstherStephen Consulting explain how to do it.

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10 tips to help clients prevent employee theft

Tackling a difficult and underreported problem.

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Make the time to grow your accounting practice

Put strategy into your schedule.

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Crowdfunding pros and cons for your clients

Raising funds the "other way."

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5 accounting services to diversify your business, grow revenue

Make your firm more profitable.

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Fraud prevention tips for your small business clients

Small businesses are most at-risk so help them out.

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10 ways to evaluate accounting firm performance

Make sure your service measures up.

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How to fire a difficult client

Learn how to do it the right way.

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10 steps to boost employee morale at your firm

Boost employee morale at your accounting firm with these 10 steps.

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How to choose technology for your firm

Make the right choices with your technology investments.

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5 tips for hiring remote workers at your firm

The pros and cons of hiring remote workers.

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Hiring the right staff for your firm

Learn more about hiring the right staff for your firm.

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How your firm can go paperless

Reducing your firm's use of paper can significantly increase productivity.

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How to create a niche accounting focus at your firm: Part two

Specialty accounting can help you win new clients in niche markets.

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How to create a niche accounting focus at your firm

Having a niche accounting focus can help you win new clients in vertical markets.

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How to attract millennials to work for your accounting practice

Hire the most talented millennials to work for your accounting practice.

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How to use KPIs to strengthen your advisory services

Key performance indicators can enhance your client advisory services.

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10 steps to implement value-based pricing

Make the move from hourly billing to value pricing for your services.

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The benefits of value-based pricing

Value-based pricing can improve the way you engage with your customers.

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How to become a virtual CFO

Financial advisors help small businesses make the right decisions.

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How to build your advisory services

Find out how to offer your clients higher-value services and recoup revenue.

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How to future-proof your accounting firm

You can win new business and more valuable clients through innovation.