Automating QuickBooks and a Few Other Things

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Our company specializes in automating processes, including QuickBooks and so can yours. As a bookkeeping or tax professional, you are constantly dealing with data and data entry for your own firm and on behalf of your clients. The next time you find yourself assembling an invoice or inputting data or re-inputting data, stop for a moment and look around at the tools that exist today and consider automating these processes.

Adding Artificial Intelligence “AI” to Your Daily Workflow

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Artificial Intelligence and bots, commonly known as “AI” are about to become even more popular. Big companies have been using chatbots for years, but the technology has matured and is helping reduce costs and improve efficiencies. Many would prefer to get a fast answer and dispense with the etiquette required by human interaction. When you have a problem, you want a solution. AI will help us get their, faster.

5 Things You Should Start Doing If You Want Your Business to Be Successful

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Successful people do the things that others don’t want to do. Building a booming business doesn’t happen overnight. First, stop comparing yourself to others. You can’t compare your day one with someone else who is in year five. If you are not where you want to be in your business, you need to make a change. Here are some common characteristics many successful people around the world have in common.

Does “Alexa” Really Work?

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We use Amazon’s Alexa at home and at work. At first, I wasn’t sure what would happen. Mom didn’t love it. The kids were using it to make funny noises. But as I am writing this, mom just said, “Alexa, set a 5 minute timer.” I smell muffins cooking. Mom has found a few ways to use this device that I’m highly confident I’d be in big trouble if I took them away.

Your Cable Internet Provider is About to Hand You a MUCH Bigger Bill

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Beware of your cable company right now. They are usually also your Internet provider. Recently, many Internet companies have started charging usage fees. This means that the unlimited package you signed up, no has limits. To make matters worse, if you pay an exorbitant fee to upgrade back to unlimited, you will just pay more. But, do it on time, or you will incur usage charges at far more than the new rate.

Maximize Your QuickBooks Connect 2017 Experience – How to Plan and Get the Most Out of Conferences

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Many go and many have a blast, learn a ton, and make new friends and contacts. Many also spend a lot of money and lose a week of work, a double whammy. When attending a conference it’s important to plan and set goals. Remember, this conference is not where you will find clients directly, rather, you’ll be hanging out mostly with your competition. Along those lines, you can still find more than just interesting conversation and new relationships.

Are You Afraid of Your Webcam?

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Have you ever watched a webinar and thought, I want to do that but I am too afraid? When you are faced with fear, you have to decide what are you willing to struggle for to succeed. When I was a kid, I was painfully shy. Talking in front of a group would lead to tears. Over the years I forced myself to do it even when my voice and hands would shake. Eventually one day it stopped. The key is when you want to overcome a fear, you have to keep doing it.

3 Ways to Use Transaction Pro to Make More $$$$

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Transaction Pro comes in a variety of flavors. The most commonly used version is Transaction Pro Importer or affectionately known as TPI. Transaction Pro is built and run by Karen Magno and her husband, people we have come to love in the industry we share. This post will give you a few ideas on how to make more money with Transaction Pro, written by our esteemed colleague and brilliant ProAdvisor Terri Wilson.

How To Get More Clients If You Don’t Have Enough Business

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If you are asking yourself, “how do I get more clients? You need to read this! If you are struggling to get business in the door, you can get new clients in a few simple steps. We offer weekly webinars designed to Ignite you and fuel ideas to help you build your practice. Check out Building Your Practice and Getting More Clients. We can all use more clients, want better clients, or wish our clients paid more. There is always a reason to promote your business. Here are some things to think about when you are strategizing on how to get more clients.

10 Easy Ways to Boost Your Confidence

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Our confidence plays a significant role in our ability to achieve success and happiness. It affects our thought patterns, how we speak, act, and the decisions we make in our lives. It can affect your career, income potential, relationships, and even our health. Confident people take more action and perform better, so they are more likely to attain their goals. Confidence can make you feel better and happier.

These are small practices you can do every day to build confidence over time. These tools can automatically put you in a confident state of mind. You don’t have to use them all at once. Some will work better for you than others, so it’s a good idea to try them all.

Certificates of Completion Launched at schoolofbookkeeping.com

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We couldn’t be more excited to bring you our latest creation – Certificates of Completion for our Courses! Now, after you complete a course (testing is now being rolled out too), you can visit your Completed Courses page and View/Download your Certificate. It’s automatic and get one for EVERY course you complete. So, go buy some frames and get your courses complete. You’ll have a wall of achievement in your office in no time!