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Mastering Remote Accounting

The COVID-19 pandemic has accelerated the shift towards remote work in the accounting profession. This transition brings both challenges and opportunities for accountants as client expectations and work practices evolve. In this article, we explore emerging trends, essential tools and best practices for remote accountants. We’ll also highlight how ABLE CRM’s solutions cater specifically to … Read more

Innovative Strategies in Accounting for Small Businesses

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Small businesses are critical to our economy, driving job creation, innovation and community development. However, these ventures often face financial hurdles that can stymie growth. This is where accountants come in. CPAs do more than crunch numbers or file taxes, offering strategic guidance to help small businesses navigate financial decisions and strategy. Financial expertise in … Read more

Client Communication: The Do’s and Don’ts

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Communication is at the core of any successful accounting practice. How CPAs interact with clients can single-handedly make or break trust, satisfaction and business growth. The numbers speak volumes about its impact: These eye-opening statistics underscore just how critical client communication really is. In an industry built entirely on trust and transparency, messaging missteps can … Read more

Ways to Improve Accounting Firm Client Retention 

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In today’s crowded accounting industry, client retention is critical to survival and growth. The costs of securing new clients make holding onto existing ones a business imperative. According to research by Invesp, acquiring new clients costs 500% more than retaining current ones. This eye-opening statistic highlights why boosting retention should be every firm’s priority. This … Read more

Why Client Relationship Management Strategies Need Emotional Intelligence

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Emotional intelligence (EI) refers to our ability to understand and manage emotions—both our own and those of others. While EI has always been important for personal relationships, businesses are waking up to the immense value it brings, especially in building strong client relationships.  Effective client relationship management strategies focus on sustaining positive interactions with current … Read more

How Accountants Can Master Financial Communication

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Explaining complex financial concepts—a process often called “financial communication”—is a regular challenge for accountants, especially when working with clients who don’t have backgrounds in finance. To the uninitiated, the world of financial statements, tax laws and investment analysis can seem like a foreign language. Yet clear communication is key for building trust and empowering clients … Read more

Mastering Accounting Firm Client Acquisition: A Small Business Perspective

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Navigating the labyrinthine world of accounting and financial management is a daunting task for many small business owners. Recent statistics paint a grim picture: a whopping 66% of small businesses grapple with financial challenges, and 43% find it difficult to manage operating expenses.  The good news? Your firm has the opportunity to position itself as … Read more

The Game-Changing Power of Collaborative Practice in Accounting

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Accounting isn’t just about crunching numbers anymore. Today’s landscape demands more—think financial advising, strategic planning and technical expertise. The stakes are high with fierce competition and ever-increasing client expectations. So, what’s the solution? Collaborative practice in accounting is a proven, impactful strategy that can revolutionize both your team dynamics and client relationships.  What Collaborative Practice … Read more