AccountingWEB Weekly Resource Guide - Issue 22

AccountingWEB Weekly Resource Guide - Issue 22

October 15 - 19, 2001

RESOURCES FOR ACCOUNTINGWEB MEMBERS

1. Workshop: An Alliance of Tax Firms Available to All
2. Workshop: "XYZ" - National Conference of CPA Practitioners Speaks Out
3. Understanding Your Clients' Needs
4. Business Terms Glossary - Hone Your Business Skills
5. GASB Announces First CPE Course
6. Make Money Creating Cash Flow Projections
7. Outlook Tip: Create a Group Mailing List
8. Illinois CPA Society Launches New Site for Students
9. Wall Street Journal Launches Resource Site for Students
10.Book Recommendation: The "I Hate Selling" Book

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XYZ GLOBAL CREDENTIAL UPDATE

AccountingWEB keeps you up-to-date on the AICPA's proposed global credential. Last week, the AICPA announced the new name for the proposed credential: Strategic Business Professional. The next step for the credential is a vote of the AICPA membership.
http://www.accountingweb.com/item/60274

Read the latest news about the global credential at AccountingWEB's XYZ Global Credential Resource Center.
http://www.accountingweb.com/item/56555

Learn the background of the global credential and get answers to all your questions at
http://www.accountingweb.com/members/aicpa/content/global/index.htm

Be sure to attend the AccountingWEB workshop, "XYZ" - National Conference of CPA Practitioners Speaks Out. Wednesday, October 17, from 11 a.m. to 12 noon EDT.
http://www.accountingweb.com/item/57698

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QUOTABLE QUOTES

"Though we travel the world over to find the beautiful, we must
carry it with us or we will find it not." Ralph Waldo Emerson

UPCOMING WORKSHOPS

1. Tuesday, October 16, 2001, 4:00 - 5:00 pm EDT
An Alliance of Tax Firms Available to All
Presented by: Tim Lenneman, Global Tax Network
http://www.accountingweb.com/item/59774

2. Wednesday, October 17, 2001, 11:00 am - 12:00 noon EDT
"XYZ" - National Conference of CPA Practitioners Speaks Out
Presented by: Neil Sullivan, NCCPAP
http://www.accountingweb.com/item/57698
Sponsored by: National Conference of CPA Practitioners
http://www.nccpap.org

RECENT WORKSHOP

3. Understanding Your Clients' Needs - Becoming More Than Just an Accountant
Presented by: Harvey A. Goldstein, CPA, President, Up Your
Cash Flow Software
http://www.accountingweb.com/item/58186
Sponsored by: Plus and Minus Software
http://www.plusandminus.com

WORKSHOP INFORMATION AND HELP

For Workshop Information and HELP go to:

http://www.accountingweb.com/item/35443

If you or your firm is interested in presenting a workshop, please contact mailto:kmcrae@accountingweb.com for details.

RESOURCES FOR ACCOUNTINGWEB MEMBERS

4. Business Terms Glossary - Hone Your Business Skills

If you want to brush up on business terms for your job, or if you just want to make sure you've got the ins and outs of the business world down pat, this Glossary of Business Terms will do the trick.
http://www.accountingweb.com/item/59892

5. GASB Announces First CPE Course

The Government Accounting Standards Board has issued its first CPE course, "The Financial Reporting Model - A Review of GASB Statement No. 34, Basic Financial Statements - and Management's Discussion and Analysis - for State and Local Governments." The course is targeted at those who have a basic understanding of the current financial reporting model for governments.
http://www.accountingweb.com/item/60520

6. Make Money Creating Cash Flow Projections

Up Your Cash Flow software creates budgets, forecasts, and projections that accountants can use to provide added-value services to their clients; services include internal cash flow management, securing loans and lines of credit, and making comprehensive company budgets. AccountingWEB members - save $150.
http://www.accountingweb.com/members/uycf

7. Outlook Tip: Create a Group Mailing List

Do you frequently send the same e-mail message to the same group of people? Rather than selecting each recipient every time you send a message to the group, create a group mailing list in Outlook and send the message to one recipient: the entire group.
http://www.accountingweb.com/item/59989

OCTOBER SPECIALS

During the month of October, AccountingWEB members can purchase individual industry profiles at a 20% discount; subscriptions to the complete library of 100 industries are 25% off. If you have been hesitating or have not yet discovered the benefit of industry profiles, now is the time to act.
http://www.accountingweb.com/item/58803

8. Illinois CPA Society Launches New Site for Students

Students interested in a career in accounting can find all the answers they need with just one click of the mouse. The Illinois CPA Society announces the launch of an exciting new Web site that is devoted to providing students of all ages with valuable resources and the latest accounting career information.
http://www.accountingweb.com/item/60145

9. Wall Street Journal Launches New Resource Site for Students

The Wall Street Journal has launched CollegeJournal, a free site for undergraduate, graduate, and MBA students providing job-search and career-guidance information. Content is supplied by The Wall Street Journal's editorial resources as well as an editorial team dedicated to the CollegeJournal.
http://www.accountingweb.com/item/60143

FREE MARKETING TIPS

Visit Sommella Market Strategies today. Marketing tips is a free marketing Q&A. What is your burning marketing problem? Where can you find the best resource for your project?
http://www.accountingweb.com/members/sms/about.html

10. Book Recommendation: The "I Hate Selling" Book

Designed for the many consultants and service professionals who don't like to sell, this guide supplies a step-by-step proven approach for maintaining and growing a business - even after raising fees. Learn how to listen to potential clients, ask questions, evaluate answers, avoid fatal mistakes, and maintain contact and control in the sales situation.
http://www.amazon.com/exec/obidos/ASIN/0814402453/accountingweb

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http://www.accountingweb.com/profile

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http://www.accountingweb.com/forgotten_login.html

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