Blogs have been around for years now, but many accounting firms still have not jumped on board. If you have the time and interest, a blog can be an indispensable tool to engage current clients and reach new ones.
Accountants with specialized skills, who may be looking for additional work or a new job, and firms looking for highly qualified help, now can connect through Intuit’s employment tool, the Accountant Work Exchange.
Just staying on top of the 8,000 different state and local tax rates and a thousand changes that are made every year by state legislatures is a huge challenge for small and mid-sized business in normal times.
Job hunters more and more are employing social networking sites to cast a larger net in search of employment. They should keep in mind, however, that recruiters also are looking at those connections, long before the interview process begins.
CPA firms may be at a higher risk for hackers because they store sensitive client data. A security disaster plan and response team should be in place before a problem occurs so that you can respond quickly and professionally in a crisis.
Purchasing a domain name for your firm, whether it be for a Website presence, professional e-mail, or both, could be one of the most valuable choices you make regarding your firm’s online presence.