Helena Wood

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What Startups Can Learn from Watsi’s Wildly Successful Email Campaign

In the winter of 2013, something unusual happened. Y Combinator backed its first nonprofit, accepting <b>Watsi</b> into its batch and sending the message …

How to Get Customers Raving About Your Brand

Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>Virgin. Starbucks. Buffer.<p>What do all of them have in common? It’s not that they have the best “coffee” or the best “cell phone plans,” yet many of us love buying from these companies, including myself. Often, we even pay a premium …

Is Your Firm Ready for Automation?

The opportunities for automation created by advances in technology are greater than ever before and this is changing the expectations of clients, …

The Robots are Coming… But Bookkeepers are Still Safe

But it’s wrong to suggest that this change is a death knell for bookkeepers.

Robots

The 19 Best Sales Development Rep Interview Questions

Interviews

Why bother having a website at all?

We all know that if you’ve had a great experience with a business then you’ll tell people - and the same for a negative experience! A client …

Your Role is to Provoke, Not to be Liked

Accountants have this terrible knack of taking things personally. If one client complains on price, we think every client is unhappy. If a client we …

Onboard New Accounting Clients Hyper-Efficiently with This Hire

In my previous post, we discussed how the Tech-Savvy Bookkeeper is an integral part of building a modern, successful accounting practice and creating …

7 Sure-Fire Tips to Punch Up Your Pricing Page Conversions

Imagine your car just broke down on the highway. As much as this sucks, only one thing sucks more -- <i>the thought of car shopping</i>.<p>Pushy salesmen, wacky …

Cloud Accounting: Side by Side

Technology moves fast, and if you want to keep your clients, you’d better be able to keep pace with change. Just a few years ago, everyone was …

The Billable Hour's Time May Finally Be Up

The billable hour has long been the gold standard in the accounting profession. But in 2015, with technology and younger professionals’ …

4 Seller Personas That You Don’t Want Your Salespeople to Fall Into

<i>This post originally appeared on the Force Management Blog. To read more content like this, visit the blog here.</i><p>The B2B sales conversation is a …

How to Create Content That People Actually Want to Read (And Share)

We've all probably heard the saying "content is king", right?<p>I'm not here to tell you that it's not.<p>What I am here to tell you is that this quote is …

Marketing

5 Must-Ask Interview Questions to Assess Cultural Fit

Seth's Blog

It's quite natural to be defensive in the face of criticism. After all, the critic is often someone with an agenda that's different from yours.<p>But …

Seven sloppy work habits to avoid, in order to get ahead in your career and nail that promotion

Are you one of those people who usually turn up five minutes late to a meeting? Or are you in the habit of firing off abrupt "urgent" emails to your …

Death by a Thousand Cuts: Shift to Value Based Pricing

Times are tough, and traditional agencies of all sizes have been under pressure for years.<p>Agencies don’t wake up one day and just go out of business. …

Ten email commandments

<b>1. Email is your servant</b><p>Corner-office people have secretaries to prevent them being interrupted. They take incoming calls and turn them into written …

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Trail of the Month<p>WEBCASTS<p>Exclusive Leadership Webcast Series<p>BLOG SERIES<p>Real Trailblazer Stories to Inspire You<p>May 02, 2018 By Ruthie Miller<p>Diversity …

An Accountant Learns to Value Price with Josh Zweig - 027

Josh Zweig is a the founder of LiveCA, an online accounting firm in Canada. His goal is to serve his customers from anywhere in the world with only a …

10 Leadership Lessons You Don’t Want to Learn the Hard Way

By Jack and Suzy Welch<p>If you’ve ever managed people, chances are you’ve had your share of sure-fire leadership successes, along with a few tough …

Leadership

Why Adopt Cloud Accounting In 2015?

Newsletter Subscription<p>Get the latest insights, trends and best practices from today's leading industry voices.<p>Watch SMW Live<p>SMW Insider is a premium …

5 Ways to Get to Know Your Customers Better | BusinessCollective

We’ve been around long enough that I’ve had the opportunity to observe many interactions between our team members and their clients. One thing that …

What’s Your Value Proposition?

Imagine for a moment how the following scenarios would play out for your practice.<p>Scenario #1<p>You’ve been looking forward to attending the chamber of …