Ryan Lazanis

Accounting Security Tips for Your Firm

23 Accounting Security Tips to Keep Your Firm Secure

In today’s post, I’m going to show you the very best accounting security tips (23 of them to be precise!) to keep your accounting firm safe and secure. Key Takeaways Importance of why you must have accounting security for the safety of your business. Different cybersecurity threats you need to be aware of that your CPA firm may encounter. Helpful security tips to protect and secure…


How Much Should You Increase Your Prices This Year?

How Much Should You Increase Your Prices This Year?

With inflation hitting records in many parts of the world, how should you approach price increase this year? In this podcast episode, I'll be taking a closer look at improving your pricing strategy without alienating existing clients. Listen below. 0:54 - It is a cop-out to increase prices based on rising living costs without also increasing the value that is provided. 1:20 - You are…


The Top Reason You're Having Trouble Hiring (And What To Do About It)

The Top Reason You're Having Trouble Hiring (And What To Do About It)

When it comes to finding high-quality talent, your job isn’t just to say the right things. In this podcast episode, we'll discuss the reason why you're having trouble hiring the right people and what to do about it. Listen below. 0:25 - The most difficult part about scaling a business is finding high-quality talent to join your team as you grow. 0:58 - I get messages from firm owners that they…


Streamline Your Entire Firm With This Essential 1st Step

Streamline Your Entire Firm With This Essential 1st Step

Streamline your processes with this essential 1st step so you can focus on growing your firm and spend less time on the tedious work. Listen below. 0:58 - Technology is a great tool, but it’s not the first step to creating a firm that can scale and run smoothly. 1: 26 - What you offer your clients and how you standardize those offers is the first step to a scalable firm. 1:44 - The more ways in…


QuickBooks Connect

QuickBooks Connect: Everything You Need to Know

QuickBooks Connect is one of the most popular annual accounting conferences that’s geared toward QuickBooks users and accounting professionals. In this article, you’ll get: An overview of what this conference is all about information about previous events How much it costs to attend Where you can find more information about the conference … and more! Ready? Let’s go!…


The #1 Strategy to Eliminate Scope Creep

The #1 Strategy to Eliminate Scope Creep

In this podcast episode, I shared my #1 strategy to combat scope creep and tips on how you can create a system to eliminate it in your firm. Listen below. 1:08 - Scope creep can cause disagreements with clients if you try to charge for out-of-scope work. 1: 30 - To eliminate scope creep, you should define the boundaries of your deliverables and ensure that your client understands them. 2:00 - A…


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Social Media for Accountants: 7 Reasons Why + 11 Tips How

You may be wondering if social media for accountants is a good marketing tool for your firm. The answer is yes! There are many reasons why accountants should use social media to market their firms. In this blog post, I will discuss the seven reasons why having a social media presence is important. I will also give you 11 tips on how to use social media for your accounting firm’s marketing…


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Marketing for Accountants: The Top 19 Strategies

If you’re looking for the best marketing for accountants’ strategies, you’ve come to the right place. In this post, I’m going to outline 19 of the top strategies working well right now to help you attract clients. Most of these methods I’ve personally used myself to help take my cloud accounting firm from scratch to sale in just 5 years. Let’s check them out! Table of Contents Marketing…


9 Strategies to Find Rock Star Talent

9 Strategies to Find Rock Star Talent

Finding a rock star talent is one of the biggest challenges of being a business owner. Curious to know how and where to find them? In this podcast episode, I’ve shared my 9 best strategies so you can hire the right team member for your firm. Listen below. 0:46 -  My first strategy is to leverage my existing team by asking them first if they know anyone for the new role. 1:28 - The second…


Accounting Interview Questions

The Top 22 Questions to Ask in an Accounting Interview

When it comes to finding the perfect accounting professionals for your accounting firm, make sure that you have the right questions to ask in an accounting interview in order to get a sense of their qualifications and experience. Asking questions is the best way to determine if a job prospect is truly right for the job description, and it can also help you get a sense of their experience and…