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Retirement Tools to Defuse the Demographic Time Bomb
Time is ticking for financial planners! With 10,000 baby boomers reaching retirement age every day, we must act now to prepare them for life's next stage. 1st Global CEO and founder Tony Batman will discuss key mistakes those make along the road to retirement and crystallize the key role a comprehensive financial plan plays in ensuring they retire with dignity.
Panel Discussion: How to Embrace to the Cloud
Join Jim Buffington, customer liaison and innovation leader for Intuit's Accounting Professionals Division, as he moderates a panel discussion about how firms can successfully transition themselves and their clients to the cloud. Panelists will provide their tips and tricks and talk about their own hurdles and triumphs, and those of their clients, as they make the leap to embrace and use more cloud-based products and services. Panelist will also share how their own children helped them see the benefits of embracing newer technologies and are playing a strategic role in driving their transitions toward becoming 21st Century Accountancy firms.
Transform Client Relationships from Transactional to Consultative
Join Xero's Ian Vacin as he shares ideas with both an accounting professional and a small business owner on how accounting professionals can leverage modern cloud solutions to transform their relationships with clients from transactional, hourly relationships to consultative ones that place the accounting professional back as the Trusted Advisor. Specifically, learn the process (with easy to follow steps) to move your once a year write-up/tax clients to be monthly paying consultative relationships. Gain perspective on the process, the conversations, and the outcomes of these new relationships and revenue streams.
Implementing Value Pricing within Your Accounting Firm
Join us Friday, Dec. 7, 2012, at 4 P.M. EST for a free live webinar, "Implementing Value Pricing within Your Accounting Firm.” The 1 CPE credit webinar, featuring experts Ed Kless and Ron Baker, will help practitioners implement the switch from hourly billing to value pricing, do away with timesheets, and increase profitability.
The Power of Enhancing Client Service
Explore the power of the agenda –how to leverage compliance work and sell additional services to clients.
Helping Your Clients Move to the Cloud
It’s no longer a question of Will Your Clients Move to the Cloud? Instead it’s When Will Your Clients Move to the Cloud? Join three teams of parent practitioners along with their adult children who are moving into the same practice, and get the multi-generational perspective on how to help clients make a move to Cloud computing.
10 Things You Can Do Today to Help Your Clients Save Time and Money
In this session, you'll learn about ten specific ways you can save time, improve client service, and improve profitability in your practice from Doug Sleeter. Sponsored by Sure Payroll.

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