Cloud Accounting Weekly #54

Cloud Accounting Weekly #54

BookKeeping Express builds BKE Insight, 7 steps to setting initial value pricing fees, 3 considerations to scale your accounting firm, how to stop scope creep before it starts, WeWork expanding to Southeast Asia & South Korea, 10 essential Xero tips to speed up your accounting, and more

Cloud Accounting Weekly #53

Cloud Accounting Weekly #53

Microsoft ditches hourly billing for legal services, how to build your tech stack for your accounting firm, how to get the quickest ROI from your marketing, Bill Ackman seeks "transformational change" at ADP, the top 5 reasons accountants don't convert their sales proposals, and more

Cloud Accounting Weekly #52

Cloud Accounting Weekly #52

Sage buys Intacct for $850M, what that means for the accounting technology market, how to add decision support services to your firm, Capital One integrates with Xero for credit card fees, automating invoicing and collection with QuickBooks Online, and more

Cloud Accounting Weekly #51

Cloud Accounting Weekly #51

Why you should Slack like everyone is watching, optimal Receipt Bank settings, Fathom on better decisions using analytics, what's new in apps, Shopify to integrate with eBay, consolidated reporting for accountants, and more

Cloud Accounting Weekly #50

Cloud Accounting Weekly #50

Xero one of Australasia's top listed tech companies, new podcast "Accountants Doing Cool Sh!t", introducing Karbon Academy, the best invoicing software, how to back up QBO, the best wireless headset for the office, and more

Cloud Accounting Weekly #49

Cloud Accounting Weekly #49

Ah, July.  I’ve been enjoying some time off, and I hope you have been, too. Actually, I don’t have to hope. I know you have based on the number of autoresponder messages I received after sending last week’s issue. As usual, here are the best cloud accounting related links I clicked on this past week.

Cloud Accounting Weekly #48

Cloud Accounting Weekly #48

Lots of interesting stories this past week, including a piece in the New York Times about how automation is threatening the $150 billion Indian IT industry. Productivity gains are making it cost effective to “onshore” jobs that were being rapidly offshored not that long ago.

Cloud Accounting Weekly #47

Cloud Accounting Weekly #47

I was pleased to read that two apps in my cloud accounting tool box raised VC money this past week: FloQast ($25 million) and Hubdoc (for $5 million). Investors are betting on the success of cloud accounting, and that’s good news for users!

3 Fundamentals of Value Pricing for Getting a Better Price

3 Fundamentals of Value Pricing for Getting a Better Price

Mark Wickersham’s rules for successful value pricing:

  1. You must have a face-to-face pricing conversation with your client
  2. You must offer certainty and choice
  3. You must offer a menu of options

Read the full story on the Accountex Report.

4 Myths about Millennial Business Owners and Their Accounting Firm Preferences

4 Myths about Millennial Business Owners and Their Accounting Firm Preferences

This survey by Bill.com shows that being tech savvy is not optional if you want to attract Millennial customers: Eighty-two percent require paperless accounting services. And more than half also consume bookkeeping services in addition to tax, an increase of almost 25% versus boomers.