Eating Our Own Dogfood – How to Write a Post on our Blog (and yours too)

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We believe that the skills we train our staff to master should be shared with our audience. This is what we mean by “Eating Your Own Dogfood.” Today, our #DailyIgnite will be a great post we use internally to help our team draft and publish blog posts on TooLegitToAudit. We think it applies to everyone with a blog, so we wrote it and shared it publicly.

Systematizing Your Daily Life

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Opportunity cost comes in many different shapes and forms. Generally, opportunity cost just means choosing the better alternative. As it relates to systematizing your daily life that could mean saving you time, making you more money, helping you avoid risk all while benefiting your health. Here we give you seven tips to help you design a systemized lifestyle for reaping these benefits daily.

How Being a Nicer Person will Make you More Successful

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Happiness is a choice. It is not always easy. Many people think that it is easy to be happy when you are successful. While you naturally feel happy when your career, relationships, finances are all going well, gratitude is the key factor in achieving success. There is no need to step on others to get to the top. Learn how becoming a nicer person will make you stronger in business and more successful.

How the 2018 Tax Reform Will Effect Your Clients: Is it Time to Make an Entity Change?

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Participants will learn about the benefits of adding business filing services such as incorporation, LLC filings, registered agent services, and annual compliance management and filing to your existing accounting services. We’ll show you how easy it is to accomplish these services and it won’t increase your existing workload, staff, or overhead…PLUS you’ll receive an info packed session on the how the 2018 Tax Bill will affect your clients and whether it’s time for your clients to make an entity change.

10 Ways to Optimize Your Workspace

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Whenever you log on to your computer there will be an application, file, notification, and website competing for your attention. Most are specifically designed to keep you coming back for more by appealing to our emotions with some applications amassing billions of users and dozens of hours of your time. I think most people with access to the internet tend to get distracted very easily with a new post on Facebook or lost in our inbox. Let’s remedy this once in for all!

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.