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A Practice Ignition blog about accounting, professional services and technology.

Many clients still object to providing their credit card details upfront when signing a proposal or engagement. They usually have a ‘valid’ reason. Perhaps they don’t yet have a business bank account, or maybe they haven’t got their details to hand. However, these problems never occur when they’re signing up to a mobile phone provider or even grabbing a mid-morning coffee—they only seem to occur when it comes to dealing with professional service providers.So here’s some practical advice, based on my own experience, on how you can get your clients to gladly sign up for upfront payments and mo...
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It’s almost the end of the financial year (EOFY), which means one thing: review time. Client reviews are great - but internal reviews can be...
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Jeffery Davidson is President of Jeffery Davidson & Associates, a full-service accounting practice based in the outskirts of Houston, U.S. W...
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Let’s start at the beginning, what are Merchant Fees? Put simply they are charges that a business incurs from using certain payment types, p...
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The word “agile”— almost like some kind of balloon — gets bopped around in business circles quite a bit nowadays. We know you’ve heard it. T...
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Did you know that clients are three times more likely to churn during the first 90 days? While Jack’s statement was referring to new employ...
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Managing scope is an important part of being an accounting professional, both during and after tax season. To do this successfully, you need...
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Katie Williams is the Owner and BAS Agent for The Vault Bookkeeping in NSW, Australia. A truly tech-savvy bookkeeping service focused on eli...
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Even though 2020 was a transformational year for the Practice Ignition platform, we thought we’d start 2021 with a bang by releasing a numbe...
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For decades now, working women have perennially been asked one nagging question: can you have it all? To delve into this question as we cel...
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After many months in the making, our New Proposal Editor now supports Xero Practice Manager (XPM) to automate your jobs workflow! We’ve use...
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Businesses generally tend to go after ‘low-hanging fruit’ when looking to increase their revenue. For accountants, the easiest way to do th...
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How often do you find yourself saying there isn’t enough time in the day?Chances are you can relate to the 95% of attendees who joined our w...
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