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SURVEY: Prep Fee Philosophy

SURVEY: Prep Fee Philosophy

We are conducting a survey called “Prep Fee Philosophy.” The results will provide a big(ger)-picture view of the fee strategies that exist in the market today. Results will be published by January 18, 2013.…

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Mother Knows Best…

Mother Knows Best…

One morning over breakfast, a young Raymond Berardinelli’s mother asked him what his plan was after high school. He would be graduating soon and needed a little direction. His mother had always encouraged him to go to college, but Raymond was thinking more along the lines of going to trade school. His plan was to become a ...…

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Locked, Loaded, and LinkedIn

Locked, Loaded, and LinkedIn

LinkedIn has become one of the leading professional referral sites out there as it helps connect people and businesses all over the world. Here are some tips on how to innovate your LinkedIn account into a reliable marketing resource for your company.…

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Five Tips to Market Your Tax Practice

Five Tips to Market Your Tax Practice

The end of tax season signals the ideal time for tax professionals to work on a plan to attract new customers. Time limitations often put the marketing aspect of a business on the back burner when the tax industry is at its busiest, so take advantage of the time while you have it. Here are a few tips to help you gain the competitive edge.…

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Challenge Accepted

Challenge Accepted

No matter what the dilemma, business owners sometimes feel they’re against a wall. The key is to make the best of what you have. Like the saying goes - when life hands you lemons, make lemonade.…

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