The two things you need to do to find prospects via twitter

By |2013-09-24T08:06:58+00:00September 24th, 2013|twitter|

If you are to have any hope of securing multiple new clients and introductions through twitter you will do so fastest if you focus your attention on one of two types of other users of twitter. That is either: Those in your local area; or Those who are active in a niche where your services

5 ways you can read my blog posts for free.

By |2013-09-19T11:12:05+00:00September 19th, 2013|Blogging, Uncategorized|

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How to reveal all to the taxman

By |2013-09-17T08:23:09+00:00September 17th, 2013|Professional Negligence|

I was reminded recently of an article written a few years ago by Mike Thexton and published by Taxation magazine. In the article Mike explained how he helped a friend who needed his help to 'come clean' re undisclosed earnings. Mike said it all started with "the dreaded question". This happens when someone asks for help in

Lessons for accountants from….dating sites

By |2013-09-10T09:03:48+00:00September 10th, 2013|Accountants, Business messaging and branding, Career development, Linkedin, Social Media|

I was fascinated to hear a friend of a friend bemoaning the challenge of finding suitable guys to date online. The lady in question (we'll call her 'Brenda') is looking for guys 45-65, but is routinely put off by their photos and their profiles. It seems that few have thought about how to create the

Is there a typical twitter user?

By |2013-09-03T08:57:09+00:00September 3rd, 2013|twitter|

Regular readers will know that I'm a big fan of twitter and use it extensively. Equally I remain cynical about it's business value to most accountants. I am always amused to note that most of those who challenge this view tend not to remain active on twitter for more than a few months. Having said