Are your social media activities focused on Volume or Value?

By | 2014-01-21T08:38:57+00:00 January 21st, 2014|facebook, Google+, Linkedin, Social Media, twitter|

Has anyone told you that social media is all about collecting as many connections, friends and followers as possible? That 'bigger is best'? It's an issue that seems to divide the social media advocates. I can tell you now that I believe in Value over Volume. Most online networks make announcements when they reach milestone numbers

Why am I among the top ranked accountant bloggers on twitter?

By | 2014-01-09T16:43:03+00:00 January 9th, 2014|Accountants, Blogging, STANDING OUT, twitter|

The ICAEW's magazine, Economia, has produced a new list of: ...the top 50 most influential sources of finance news and information in social media, voted for by economia readers and ordered by Leaderboarded and Klout. The Top 20 is dominated by journalists and economists with a smattering of well known business names too. The top ranked accountant

What do your clients really want?

By | 2014-01-07T08:02:43+00:00 January 7th, 2014|Accountants, Conversational impact|

It's all to easy to assume that all clients want the same things. But unless you ask, you won't know for sure. It's probably true that most clients want their accountants to help them pay less tax and to keep them straight with the authorities. Probably true. For most. But these may not be the

Website and blog stats review 2013

By | 2014-01-01T09:17:05+00:00 January 1st, 2014|Blogging, Uncategorized|

This time last year I reviewed my website and blog stats for 2012. That provides some comparison for this review of the 2013 stats. In summary, visitor numbers and blog posts read are all significantly up on previous years. I am delighted that an increasing number of accountants seem to find what I write to