Right Networks Blog

Right Networks Blog

Right Networks Blog

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

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

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

6 Easy Ways to Make Your Meetings Better

Posted by Right Networks on Jan 4, 2017 2:04:00 PM

“Yay, another meeting!” said no one ever.

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Topics: small business

What Are Millennials Looking For In A Workplace?

Posted by Right Networks on Dec 16, 2016 3:30:00 PM

In 2015, Millennials passed Gen Xers as the largest segment of the working population. Pew Research Center says one in three workers belongs to this generation and it numbers 53.5 million people. That’s too large of a group to ignore.

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Topics: Practice Management, small business

5 Unusual Ways to Stay Sane During the Busiest Time of the Year

Posted by Right Networks on Dec 1, 2016 2:00:00 PM

Winter is coming. At least that’s what HBO and George R.R. Martin tell us.

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Topics: Practice Management, Tax, Accounting, small business