As the outsourced accountant to hundreds of companies around the country, I see one thing that so many of them have in common -- an underfunded marketing plan.
In fact, most businesses don't have a marketing plan at all. They throw money at random ideas, hope something sticks, and move on. No questions asked.
Today we're going to look at what you should be spending on marketing, and how turn that spend into a profitable return. As your accountant, my job is to protect your bottom line -- but we need to make sure there's a bottom line to protect.
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Do you need a virtual CFO to help you grow your business? Maybe. Chances are, having someone of this caliber on your side will make a huge difference, but is now the time?
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So you're filing your 2018 business taxes, and your CPA tells you that you owe millions to the government. Never a fun conversation to have, right?! Well, we have a few tricks up our sleeve to help you save on those taxes, and in today's blog post, we're looking at one of them.Continue Reading
You need a business coach. There's no way around it.
I believe that every successful person has a mentor in his or her corner. I also believe that every great coach has a different coach helping them along.Continue Reading
I started Ignite Spot ten years ago. I can't believe how many things have changed in this industry since then. I thought it would be fun to take a look back at 7 of the biggest shifts I've seen in outsourced bookkeeping services since then.Continue Reading
We don't usually write blog posts about our own services. In fact, most of our posts are usually geared towards helping you build a bigger and more profitable business.
Today, we're breaking that rule, and for good reason. We've always provided small business tax preparation to our clients, but things are getting even better at Ignite Spot!Continue Reading
Want to know what a good fractional CFO costs and what the benefits might be? Let's dig in and take a look.Continue Reading
It’s a special time of year for accountants like us. We’re currently at QuickBooks Connect, an annual conference that brings the best ideas and tools together for better accounting services.
You’ll probably never come to this conference. You’re the entrepreneur. You’re the one that pays other people to do the accounting for your company. So why does this matter?
Accounting is changing. Continue Reading
When you're trying to find the best tax accountant for your business, you don't want to hire a dud.