March 30, 2015
Great Speakers Lead to a Great Conference
What better way to preview a conference that feature some of the best that conference has to offer. It’s not often that a firm literally showcases it’s great lineup in advance. In the case of The Rainmaker Companies SuperConference, it’s … Continue reading
March 26, 2015
February is busiest month for tax related online search
This won’t be a surprise to those high performing firms that The Rainmaker Companies has been working with over the last 18 years. February is the most important month for web search related to taxes. It hardly matters what term … Continue reading
March 25, 2015
Using LinkedIn for International Growth
LinkedIn is by far and away the “go to” online environment for business connections. There is very little to argue about in that respect. I would also suggest some special interest communities out there are significant places to connect but … Continue reading
March 23, 2015
Does Your Training Establish Your Firm’s Brand?
My 17 year old son recently accepted a job at a national grocery store as a part-time bag boy. Upon being hired, he went through the standard background and drug screening process, and is now going through three days of training. … Continue reading
March 17, 2015
My business is going international. Now what?
When a business goes international, there are numerous considerations. They are not all that different than the considerations a business faces in the US. What is the regulatory environment? What is the tax environment? How will my distribution, marketing, sales, … Continue reading
March 16, 2015
Who should I follow on the internet?
I get asked this question alot. Primarily it’s because accounting pros are busy folks who want to make the most of their time online. They know instinctively that they need to foster some form of online presence. They’ve heard the … Continue reading
March 12, 2015
Not your same ole’ practice management conference
Greetings all! If you’re a regular visitor to our blog or website, you’re likely a CPA or accountant somewhere in the world. If you’re in the US you’re in the midst of a busy season or surrounded by colleagues that … Continue reading
March 4, 2015
Are You an International Accountant?
Accounting Professor Paul E. Holt of Texas A & M asked this question in a recent post on NewAccountantUSA.com. “What is an international accountant?” He defines it this way after sharing some important points in the post. ”So, what is an … Continue reading
February 26, 2015
My CPA friend, well, he hates doing taxes.
I have a CPA friend who hates doing taxes. He shall remain nameless so as to protect the guilty. He still does taxes. No audit work. Claims he’d shoot himself. Just not his passion. So what’s an experienced CPA to … Continue reading
February 24, 2015
The Right Questions for the Future
If you are like many of the firms out there, you are working like crazy to get your work out the door by April 15th and you barely have time to read this because you and your team are covered … Continue reading