Rainmaker has been transforming the lives of accountants for over twenty years. We help firms grow. Join us as we continue to evolve through transformational and cultural training, strategic plan consulting and our various alliances focused on growth and promoting resource sharing of member firms. The Rainmaker Companies is focused on Raising the B.A.R. in 2014 through defining desired Behaviors, promoting Accountability and getting Results for our clients. Join us in Raising the B.A.R. in your firm this year!

Dan Brooks, CEO and Angie Grissom, President
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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

February 19, 2015

Effective Marketing Practices Can Open Doors

Dear Friends and Colleagues, Opportunity season is upon us! At this time of the year more than any other, businesses are thinking about their accounting firm relationships. We, at Rainmaker, watch incredible opportunities present themselves to our clients in the … Continue reading

February 18, 2015

Niche Your Practice and Grow

I read with great interest a press release recently. The news surrounded Rodman & Rodman CPAs showcasing their firm’s Renewable Energy Practice at PV America. This Boston based firm’s press release reads as follows. The full release is found here. “Rodman … Continue reading

February 16, 2015

Scaling Excellence with Angie Grissom

Angie serves as President of The Rainmaker Companies and previously served as the Director of Consulting for The Rainmaker Companies for several years. Consistently named by Accounting Today Magazine as “one of the Top 100 Most Influential People in Accounting” and … Continue reading

February 12, 2015

Need global connections? Start with an accounting firm.

The world is shrinking. Our economy is global. Every business is being affected. Most likely, you’re being affected, even if you feel you’re not actually impacted by our global economy. Information recently made available from a Wells Fargo International Business … Continue reading

February 10, 2015

Implement a social media policy today

If you’re reading this post, you are likely representing or own a firm in need of social media policy implementation. One thing that rings true of “policies” is this, when they are properly implemented and communicated, they become the rule. … Continue reading

February 5, 2015

Client retention strategies that lead to opportunities

There have been thousands of books written on client retention. Now that we have a digital or online customer to consider when we think of retention, have the rules changed? I would argue not at all. The same core principles … Continue reading

February 3, 2015

Improve your LinkedIn profile in 5 minutes.

Everyone’s busy right? Of course. That’s why I thought I’d share some quick info on how to improve your LinkedIn profile in short five minute tweaks. I’ll  try to post one of these quick tweaks every week or so. First, … Continue reading