Having had a good look at my website stats for 2012 I rather wish I had been recording similar data for each of the last 6 years. Better late than never though. Blog posts each year This is the 70th post I have added to the blog in 2012. That is more than I posted
Over the holiday period I had a tidy up and threw away many hundreds of old business cards. I had collected (or simply been given) them at business networking events and business meetings over the last few years. These days I am more interested in noting whether the person I meet is on Linkedin. If
Recently I was sent a link to an online collection of 101 jokes about accountants. I got a little excited. Surely it would contain plenty of new jokes I could share more widely through my other blog: The lighter side of accountancy and tax. In fact I was very disappointed. The collection was dreadful. Over the
There are plenty of online tools that will help you measure various website metrics and analytics - such as visitor numbers, how long they stay, which pages they look at and so on. None of them, however, measure the most important metric so it is easy to forget that there's only one that really matters.
I recently became aware of Accounting for International Development (www.afid.org.uk) and thought I would provide it with some much needed publicity via my blog. It's a good cause and any accountants who get involved may find this helps them to evidence that they are not boring. Indeed, as I frequently point out: Boring is Optional Accounting
At Accountex friends of mine conducted a straw poll of attendees to ascertain attitudes to advising on Limited Liability Partnerships (LLPs). The straw poll was related to a project to which I have leant some support. The results were not wholly surprising but do reveal continued misconceptions and fear of the unknown: LLPs are perceived to