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What 4 hygiene factors do you need to cover for your small accountancy firm’s sales and marketing to be effective?
How to win new clients for your accountancy practice? Make sure that you have sorted out these hygiene factors or risk wasting large amounts of your marketing time and budget.read more
Twitter LinkedIn Running numbers through a spreadsheet to create a business plan is a comparatively easy job for an accountant. It's the finding and developing the right people, coupled with getting them to work the way you want them too, which is the difficult part...read more
Twitter LinkedIn Typically any firm is in one of the 5 stages of growth, as per the Growing Pains Model. The Growing Pains Model can be used to analyse what needs to change to move you from whatever stage you are in to the next stage of growth. This blog post explores...read more
Twitter LinkedIn What is a 'client persona' and is it a fad, or something practical and useful in marketing your firm? In simple terms it's an exercise to understand your prospects and how you can improve your fee income. This article explores: What is a client...read more
When it comes to growing your accountancy firm many firms rely on referrals as their main route to market. This is a dangerous strategy and can lead to problems. This article explains why.read more
Winning accountancy clients is often seen as hard by accountants. This is because too often we think we need to sell to win clients for our accountancy firm. Actually, the very best salespeople don't sell. What they actually do is help people buy. It may sound like a...read more
Twitter LinkedIn It’s very easy to mistake being busy for progress. The firms which successfully grow to be a one million pound practice have cracked the challenge of getting the right people to do the right things. When it comes to getting the right people to do the...read more
Twitter LinkedIn Having headspace is essential if you want to grow a one million pound practice. For the purposes of this article, it is not about meditating or being mindful. It is about giving your mind the freedom to think, pause, reflect or go where it needs to...read more
TwitterLinkedIn This week I was talking with a client who had arrived back from her week away from the office stressed. (She has given me full permission to blog about her experience.) Her stress levels came from not quite managing to recharge while she was away...read more