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With all the things that CPA firms have going on right now – namely tackling remote and hybrid working, juggling vast…

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Why Every Accounting Firm Should Have Their Own Technology Strategist

December 20, 2021

You may think that hiring a chief technology officer is not a top priority on your firm’s to-do list, and it’s no wonder considering the highest-paid CTOs earn north of $250,000. But a strategic technology partner is invaluable, giving your business a competitive edge in an increasingly digital world. Luckily, there are ways to affordably…

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Don’t Open the Door to Hackers: Use Password Management & Single Sign-on

December 13, 2021

Employees with poor password practices can put entire businesses at risk. In fact, weak password security is one of the primary drivers of data breaches among small businesses, with 81% of them occurring when passwords are stolen or hacked, according to a Verizon report.  Many employees know the dangers of repeating passwords but do it…

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Why Security Awareness Training is an Essential Part of Your Cybersecurity Plan

December 9, 2021

Cybersecurity attacks are frequently a result of employee error. Conducting regular security awareness training as an essential part of your cybersecurity plan will prepare the warriors on your front line of defense and help stave off disaster.  Cybercriminals are actively targeting small businesses. In fact, 43% of all cyberattacks, which include phishing, malware, and ransomware,…

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Disaster-Proofing your Firm in Four Simple Steps

November 18, 2021

Disasters of all types and sizes can cost your business time and money. While some of these might be caused by factors outside of your control, it’s important to be aware of the various types of threats so that you can be as prepared as possible.  Over the past five years, 54% of companies have…

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Why It’s Time to Upgrade Your Phone System

November 12, 2021

As the world continues to evolve into the age of digitization, you might want to consider bringing your antiquated phone system into the modern era. By switching from a traditional phone service to one operated over computer networks and the internet, you’ll be better positioned to meet the demands of a hybrid remote work environment…

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How to Build Long Lasting Relationships With Clients

November 2, 2021

Investing in long-term client relationships isn’t just the sensible thing to do — it can make your work more meaningful and help you grow your firm more strategically and consistently.  It can cost five times more to attract a new customer than to retain an existing one, according to marketing consulting company Invesp. On the…

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