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If your business is experiencing rapid growth, you’re doing something right. However, it can’t be ignored that rapid growth introduces its own set of challenges too. Matt Soful joins us to explore the highs and lows of scaling your business quickly, on this episode of The Grow My Accounting Practice Podcast.

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Matt’s strengths are derived from 9 1/2 years in the public accounting world and 11 1/2 years running businesses. A combination of local CPA firm and “big three” training has given him a foundation that translates into most businesses today. As a key executive and owner of privately held businesses, he quickly learned what it takes to run and manage a successful business. All of these experiences give him insight and knowledge both from an advisory role and an “inside the business” perspective. Today, his passion lies in coaching and advising entrepreneurs/business owners to grow their businesses profitably. As a certified Profit First Professional, he is experienced and trained to guide businesses in their corporate growth. In addition to the above, He LOVES to teach, motivate and transform business owners and entrepreneur’s relationship with finances by leveraging public speaking as a platform to reach the masses.

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Website: https://thebizqb.com

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 Financing Solutions – As a trusted adviser, you are usually aware of business clients that have large ups and downs in cash flow where a Line of Credit could really help. A Line of Credit from a bank takes months to get in place, requires collateral and there is a personal guarantee. Now there are better options.  Financing Solutions has a Line of Credit product for businesses and nonprofits which costs nothing until used making it an excellent backup plan. And when the line of credit is needed, it costs zero if repaid in 48 hours or $63 per $5,000 drawn per week until paid back. The Line is super easy to set up and stays in place yearly. To learn more call 862-207-4118 or visit http://fscreditline.com/profitfirst and mention that Profitfirst sent you.

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Is dealing with your bank a headache? Is your relationship with your banker almost adversarial? Greg Martin joins us to help you define and pinpoint the necessary qualities of banks and bankers that strive to serve their clients, on this episode of The Grow My Accounting Practice Podcast.

Our Guest 

Greg Martin, founder of The Entrepreneur’s Banker, has 13 years of banking experience, and believes that God put him on this planet to help entrepreneurs define and achieve their strategic goals. He is an Army Ranger School Graduate, and served in the army for four years. Greg lives in Texas with his wife Sarah and 10 year old son Grayson.

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Linkedin: www.linkedin.com/in/the-entrepreneurs-banker/

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Nextiva – VOIP phone providers for small businesses.

Abby Connect – So many valuable opportunities are lost when potential clients reach out and get voicemail or an automated system. Abby Connect provides you with world-class Las Vegas-based receptionists trained to take your calls at a fraction of the cost of in-house staff. Hear the difference Abby Connect can make; get a no-obligation free trial and $95 off your first bill at abbyconnect.com/grow or call 833 – ABBYWOW and mention GMAP.

 Financing Solutions – As a trusted adviser, you are usually aware of business clients that have large ups and downs in cash flow where a Line of Credit could really help. A Line of Credit from a bank takes months to get in place, requires collateral and there is a personal guarantee. Now there are better options.  Financing Solutions has a Line of Credit product for businesses and nonprofits which costs nothing until used making it an excellent backup plan. And when the line of credit is needed, it costs zero if repaid in 48 hours or $63 per $5,000 drawn per week until paid back. The Line is super easy to set up and stays in place yearly. To learn more call 862-207-4118 or visit http://fscreditline.com/profitfirst and mention that Profitfirst sent you.

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Many people miscalculate the needs of their new business by focusing on perfecting their logo, the office furniture or their website. Aimee LaLiberte explains how leveraging your network and getting clear on your offerings will get your business the sales oxygen it needs to thrive, on this episode of The Grow My Accounting Practice Podcast.

Our Guest 

As the owner of My Virtual CFO, Aimee is a trusted profitability advisor to six and seven‐figure business owners who are tired of being behind in their books and are ready to uncover blind spots, course correct, and ultimately get profitable. She brings her signature blend of “easy‐to‐understand language meets whip smart strategy” (with a good dose of humor) to traditional profitability and bookkeeping services.

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Website: www.myvirtualcfo.co

Instagram: @myvirtualcfo

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Receipt-Bank – Software and service to make the gathering, storage & processing of bills, receipts and invoices as easy and as cost effective as possible for businesses.

Nextiva – VOIP phone providers for small businesses.

Abby Connect – So many valuable opportunities are lost when potential clients reach out and get voicemail or an automated system. Abby Connect provides you with world-class Las Vegas-based receptionists trained to take your calls at a fraction of the cost of in-house staff. Hear the difference Abby Connect can make; get a no-obligation free trial and $95 off your first bill at abbyconnect.com/grow or call 833 – ABBYWOW and mention GMAP.

 Financing Solutions – As a trusted adviser, you are usually aware of business clients that have large ups and downs in cash flow where a Line of Credit could really help. A Line of Credit from a bank takes months to get in place, requires collateral and there is a personal guarantee. Now there are better options.  Financing Solutions has a Line of Credit product for businesses and nonprofits which costs nothing until used making it an excellent backup plan. And when the line of credit is needed, it costs zero if repaid in 48 hours or $63 per $5,000 drawn per week until paid back. The Line is super easy to set up and stays in place yearly. To learn more call 862-207-4118 or visit http://fscreditline.com/profitfirst and mention that Profitfirst sent you.

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Many accountants don’t think to offer payroll as a core service, and payroll is added on as an afterthought.  Tyler Winn shares with us how you can best incorporate payroll into your service offering, and how to determine when it’s wiser to outsource, on this episode of The Grow My Accounting Practice Podcast.

Our Guest 

Tyler Winn is the founder of Cirrus Payroll, established to give business owners a personalized alternative to the national payroll bureaus. A CPA, Tyler’s passion goes beyond the numbers as he is constantly thinking of ways to improve all aspects of the company.  Tyler has been featured in publications such as the Journal of Accountancy, Accounting Today, Clutch, and the Thriveal CPA Network Podcast.

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Website: https://www.cirruspayroll.com

Linkedin: https://www.linkedin.com/in/tylerwinn/

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Receipt-Bank – Software and service to make the gathering, storage & processing of bills, receipts and invoices as easy and as cost effective as possible for businesses.

Nextiva – VOIP phone providers for small businesses.

Abby Connect – So many valuable opportunities are lost when potential clients reach out and get voicemail or an automated system. Abby Connect provides you with world-class Las Vegas-based receptionists trained to take your calls at a fraction of the cost of in-house staff. Hear the difference Abby Connect can make; get a no-obligation free trial and $95 off your first bill at abbyconnect.com/grow or call 833 – ABBYWOW and mention GMAP.

 Financing Solutions – As a trusted adviser, you are usually aware of business clients that have large ups and downs in cash flow where a Line of Credit could really help. A Line of Credit from a bank takes months to get in place, requires collateral and there is a personal guarantee. Now there are better options.  Financing Solutions has a Line of Credit product for businesses and nonprofits which costs nothing until used making it an excellent backup plan. And when the line of credit is needed, it costs zero if repaid in 48 hours or $63 per $5,000 drawn per week until paid back. The Line is super easy to set up and stays in place yearly. To learn more call 862-207-4118 or visit http://fscreditline.com/profitfirst and mention that Profitfirst sent you.

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For most entrepreneurs, the number one worry that will creep up time and time again revolves around cash-flow. Stephen Halasnik explains how obtaining the right line of credit could be the safety net your business needs on this episode of The Grow My Accounting Practice Podcast.

Our Guest 

Stephen Halasnik is the co-founder and managing partner of Financing Solutions, and a results-oriented, business leader in both Entrepreneurship and Fortune 500 Companies. Stephen has founded and grown 7 successful, profitable businesses having achieved INC 500 magazines fastest growing status.

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Website:www.fscreditline.com/profitfirst www.arkimera.se

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Receipt-Bank – Software and service to make the gathering, storage & processing of bills, receipts and invoices as easy and as cost effective as possible for businesses.

Nextiva – VOIP phone providers for small businesses.

Abby Connect – So many valuable opportunities are lost when potential clients reach out and get voicemail or an automated system. Abby Connect provides you with world-class Las Vegas-based receptionists trained to take your calls at a fraction of the cost of in-house staff. Hear the difference Abby Connect can make; get a no-obligation free trial and $95 off your first bill at abbyconnect.com/grow or call 833 – ABBYWOW and mention GMAP.

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On this episode we talk with Wayne Schmidt and we discuss how social proof is the most effective way to make your business stand out, no longer word of mouth.  Wayne will spell out the steps every business should take to build their social proof.  Welcome to Episode 147 of the Grow My Accounting Practice.

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With over 25 years experience in the accounting industry spearheading the Australian expansion for Xero, MYOB and Reckon, Wayne is passionate about helping accounting practices to grow, embrace change and become more profitable. Based in Australia, and having worked with firms in the USA, UK and China, Wayne has a unique global understanding of accounting firms.
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LinkedIn: https://au.linkedin.com/in/wayneschmidt?trk=prof-samename-name

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Fundbox –  the simplest and fastest way to fix your cash flow by advancing payments for your outstanding invoices.

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It’s about time you get out there are start speaking! The question is how do you get started, and how do you do a good job at it, and how do you make sales throughout? Marcus Sheridan joins us in episode 144 of GMAP, explaining the secrets to profitable and effective selling from the stage.

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Called a “Web Marketing Guru” by the New York Times, Marcus Sheridan’s story has been featured in multiple business books and publications around the world, and his own book, They Ask You Answer, was named the “#1 Marketing Book to read of 2017 by Mashable.”

As a Vistage speaker, Sheridan won the 2014 Members Choice award and has been rated in the top 5% of all speakers since that time. Today, Sheridan owns a digital sales and marketing agency that specializes in helping businesses—B2B and B2C—become the most trusted voice in their space while embracing the power of Digital, Web Content, Video and more.

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Nextiva – VOIP phone providers for small businesses.

Receipt-Bank – Software and service to make the gathering, storage & processing of bills, receipts and invoices as easy and as cost-effective as possible for businesses.

Fundbox –  the simplest and fastest way to fix your cash flow by advancing payments for your outstanding invoices.

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Welcome to Episode 141 of Grow My Accounting Practice ft. Mark Wickersham! Today we explore value-based pricing through Mark’s 7-step model; you will discover how to make your offering even more valuable, how to use the concept of payment terms to increase your sale point for your items, how to link the price of what you offer to your value, and even the psychology of pricing, AND the importance to do testing with your pricing. Listen in!

Our Guest 

Mark Wickersham – Chartered Accounted, public speaker and #1 best-selling author – is known as the most sought after profit improvement expert in the accounting community.

Mark is also a widely published author on practice issues. In May 2011 his book, “Effective Pricing for Accountants”, was a number 1 Amazon bestseller.

Mark has over 100 recommendations from accountants on LinkedIn; CONNECT with him on LinkedIn to get access to free resources Mark has created for accountants in practice.

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Mark’s Software:  http://www.pricinginthecloud.com/us

Mark’s website: http://wickersham.co.uk

Mark’s Free eBook: http://www.EffectivePricingForAccountants.com

Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/pages/Effective-pricing-for-accountants/150654441705919?ref=bookmarks

Twitter: https://twitter.com/wickersonabike

LinkedIn: https://www.linkedin.com/profile/public-profile-settings?trk=prof-edit-edit-public_profile

YouTube: https://www.youtube.com/user/Pricing4Accountants

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Nextiva – VOIP phone providers for small businesses.

Receipt-Bank – Software and service to make the gathering, storage & processing of bills, receipts and invoices as easy and as cost-effective as possible for businesses.

Fundbox –  the simplest and fastest way to fix your cash flow by advancing payments for your outstanding invoices.

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Global business isn’t just an opportunity, it is a fact now for many businesses. In this episode, we explore how to manage global and international transactions, as well as build your (or clients) global presence. Welcome to Episode 138 of the GMAP Podcast!

Our Guest 

Jesse Christensen grew up in St Paul Minnesota, the youngest of five brothers and sisters. After taking a year to travel the world and volunteer, he studied economics at California State University, Long Beach. He has now been working in financial technology in San Francisco for 3 years with experience in debt, equity, and payments.

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Receipt-Bank – Software and service to make the gathering, storage & processing of bills, receipts and invoices as easy and as cost-effective as possible for businesses.

Nextiva – VOIP phone providers for small businesses.

Fundbox –  the simplest and fastest way to fix your cash flow by advancing payments for your outstanding invoices.

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The most important determinant of a growing accounting practice is success OR failure. It’s the mindset of you (the owner); do you have an empowering mindset or a defeating mindset? The reality is… we have both! It changes over time, but you have the ability to control and influence it to put your self in a mindset that will take you to limits that you have never experienced. On this episode we interview coach and mind-empowering expert, Barry Kaplan, who shares tons of insights on how you can do it. PLUS the GMAP-now Task is the easiest task we’ve ever given before… but will have a powerful impact! Welcome to Episode 135 of Grow My Accounting Practice!

Our Guest 

Barry Kaplan, a Partner in Shift 180, is respected as an expert in organizational development and leadership of people and teams, guided by his insight and compassion.

Barry has held entrepreneurial and senior executive roles in the tourism industry ranging from: COO of Liberty Travel, a 200-store chain with over 2,000 employees from 1986-1995; Board member of King International Corporation, a public company in hotel, gaming and restaurant businesses from 1986 – 1990; President and Board member of Transmedia Network, a public company from 1995-1998; co-founder and senior executive of 21-company roll-up funded by private equity from 1998-2003; and until 2008 owner of Group IST, a specialty group travel company. Earlier in his career, Barry practiced corporate law.

Recognizing his signature strengths of identifying untapped potential in individuals and groups – coupled with decades of success in inspiring people and building teams, Barry trained extensively and led small group and executive team retreats, and in 2008 Barry chose to follow his passion and use his talents to guide leaders in their development as a full-time vocation. Barry is an executive coach for entrepreneurs, leaders and their teams and actively leads small group, board and management team offsite and retreats. Barry also works extensively with YPO-WPO and EO, and has facilitated over hundreds of Forum Retreats and training workshops.

Barry received his B.S., magna cum laude, from the Wharton School, University of Pennsylvania, in 1980, and a Juris Doctor, with honors, from The George Washington University Law School in 1983. He has been a member of YPO since 1993 in New Jersey and Florida, and is past Chapter Chair of the New Jersey WPO Chapter and active volunteer in community affairs. Barry is married and has a daughter.

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Website: www.shift180.com

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