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Introducing Accountex Podcasts

Written by Jess Scheer

As much as we’d love for all of our Accountex Report readers to join us at our annual event (did we mention that you can register for free?), we know it’s not always possible to travel and learn in person. So, we’re doing the next best thing: Bringing the top speakers to you — with Accountex Podcasts.Accountex Podcasts

Attendees at last year’s event experienced insightful presentations that helped CPA firm owners address key questions, including:

  • What accounting technology trends can boost my profitability?
  • How can I identify and mitigate the risks of working in the cloud?
  • What strategies should I consider to attract new clients – especially in new niches?

You can now hear highlights from those presentations by clicking here.

The initial set of Accountex Podcasts address:

  • Tech trends and the hottest gear that every user will want to consider in the months ahead.

Presentation by: David Cieslak of Arxis Technology


  • New and underused Excel features, including: alternatives to VLOOKUP for list comparisons, automated ways to flatten and format data, methods for un-pivoting summarized data, and easy solutions for merging several CSV export files into one.

Presentation by: Jeff Lenning, Microsoft Certified Trainer


  • New risks associated with cloud solutions, as well as techniques which can be used to limit these risks.

Presentation by: Randy Johnston, Founder of Network Management Group


  • How to create a solid human capital strategy that will significantly increase your profitability.

Presentation by: Stephen King, Founder and CEO of GrowthForce


  • How fraud can be disguised in both numbers and words in audited financial statements.

Presentation by: Allan Bachman, ACFE Education Manager


  • What it takes to create brand-building videos, including the equipment you’ll need, the SEO secrets of YouTube videos, and how to capitalize on latest trends of the mobile live streaming apps of Facebook, Instagram.

Presentation by: Joanne DelBalso, Owner of No Fuss Accounting Services


  • Seven essentials of your marketing strategy to select the right specialization, create the correct messaging, find better prospects, and close more sales.

Presentation by: Kacee Johnson, Founder of Blue Ocean Principles


If you like what you hear, these seven speakers will be among the thought leaders presenting at this year’s event. Come join your community – August 22-23 in Boston – earn up to 23 CPEs and experience the largest gathering of accounting technology. And if you register now, it’s free.

About the author

Jess Scheer

Jess Scheer is an award-winning business journalist who began covering the accounting profession in the late 1990s.

Jess currently serves as the executive editor of Accountex, the largest online community connecting accounting technology providers and owners of small to midsize accounting firms. The Accountex blog is read by north of 65,000 accountants per month; an annual trade show in the Fall serves as the must-attend event for those who are in search of technology to enable better and more profitable performance.


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