Right Networks Blog

Right Networks Blog

Right Networks Blog

4 Ways Accountants Support the Gig Economy...and Vice Versa

Posted by Right Networks on Apr 3, 2017 10:00:00 AM

Numbers don’t lie.

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Topics: Cloud, Practice Management, Accounting

What Small Businesses Need From Accountants Has Changed. Here's Why it Matters

Posted by Right Networks on Mar 27, 2017 9:57:26 AM

 


Bad news, CPAs, accountants, and bookkeepers.

Your clients and the ways they do business are changing. If you want yourbusiness to stay relevant, you better keep up.

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Topics: Cloud, Practice Management, Accounting, small business

Do You Offer Anti-Fraud Audits as a Service to Your Clients?

Posted by Right Networks on Mar 13, 2017 12:44:14 PM

 

Most people are pretty trusting.

We believe our coworkers are honest.

If we own a business, we trust that the people we hire will do the right thing.

We never want to believe anyone would harm us.

Unfortunately, sometimes that trust is broken.

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Topics: Hosted Desktop, Accounting, security

How to Embrace the Insanity and Stress of Tax Season

Posted by Parag Mamnani on Mar 6, 2017 9:42:59 AM

 

Stress is no joke.

The American Psychological Association in their annual Stress in America survey, found the following:

  • Money and work are the two leading causes of stress.
  • Two in five adults have overeaten or eaten poorly in response to stress in the past 30 days.
  • In nearly one-third of adults, stress has a strong or very strong impact on their physical health.
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Topics: Practice Management, Tax, small business

4 Simple Tweaks Can Fix Your Business Cash Flow Problems

Posted by Right Networks on Feb 27, 2017 11:03:01 AM

Running a business takes nerves of steel.

You need confidence in your business plan and yourself.

You need to switch your mindset from that of employee to that of business owner.

You require cash reserves, especially in the first few years, so you can weather the ups and downs of your new venture.

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Topics: Practice Management, small business

Listen Up, Tax Pros: The Tax Scam is Coming For You

Posted by Right Networks on Feb 13, 2017 10:00:00 AM

“Increasingly, tax professionals are being targeted by identity thieves. These criminals — many of them sophisticated, organized syndicates — are redoubling their efforts to gather personal data to file fraudulent federal and state income tax returns.”

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Topics: Cloud, Practice Management, Tax, Accounting, security

What to Expect From Gen Z in the Workplace

Posted by Right Networks on Jan 30, 2017 10:15:00 AM

First came Gen X.

Then Gen Y (usually referred to as the Millennials).

After Y, of course, comes Z.

Gen Z is the generation born from 1994 to 2010. This generation numbers approximately 23 million. Its oldest members are in their late teens and early twenties and hitting the workforce now.

Just like their Millennial siblings, they are making quite the impact. 

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Topics: Practice Management, small business

Customer Insight: Q&A with Leslie Jorgensen of Supporting Strategies

Posted by Right Networks on Jan 17, 2017 10:00:00 AM

 

Leslie Jorgensen is CEO of Supporting Strategies, a Boston-based firm that delivers bookkeeping and other operational support services for small business clients across the United States. Supporting Strategies has expanded their business using a franchise model. In fact, they currently boast 60 U.S. offices with plans to expand to 100 offices in less than 5 years. Franchisees use the Supporting Strategies platform and team to serve an ever-expanding roster of clients. Their scalable business model has fueled their growth and provides franchisees with automated systems and processes to deliver cost-effective accounting services from anywhere in the country.

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Topics: Hosted Desktop, Hosted QuickBooks, small business

5 Compelling Reasons Why Customer Retention Needs More Focus

Posted by Right Networks on Jan 10, 2017 10:00:00 AM

 

Cold calls. Email blasts. Pay-per-click ad campaigns.

SMB marketing teams bend over backward to make these types of marketing activities more creative. Sales and marketing work hand-in-hand to reach new customers every day.

Getting new customers is important. It’s essential for any SMB growth plan. Strong acquisition numbers are a sure sign that your marketing and products are on target. You’re getting new customers because your message and service are appealing.

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Topics: small business, Customer Service

New Year – New Solutions – Oh my!

Posted by Karen L. Magno on Jan 6, 2017 1:26:00 PM

 

Karen Magno, a consultant for Baystate Consulting, CPA and QuickBooks ProAdvisor, shares insights into the best way to streamline the QuickBooks data import and export process when integrating data with a new solution.

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Topics: QuickBooks, Accounting, small business, Applications