By Sandi Smith Leyva With so much to do as business owners, we can get pretty overwhelmed at times. We can start believing that we have a “time” problem, but since all of us have 24/7, there really is no … Continued
The science behind happy customers. By Hitendra Patil Pransform Inc. In “The 9 Building Blocks of a Winning Vision that the Big Four Have Discovered,” August J. Aquila and Robert J. Lees brought out the common vision elements of Big … Continued
Download the sample client satisfaction survey. by Ed Mendlowitz Question: Is there any value to sending clients a survey? Response: Yes. Our firm sends a survey with every deliverable to a client. We want to know what they think and … Continued
Clients say: Not as long as you think. If you’re a finance manager on the client side, what do you say? by Rick Telberg Are most CPAs fooling themselves? If you ask a CPA, as CPA Trendlines has been doing … Continued
What you need to know. How finance executives pick accounting firms: Join the survey; get the answers. by Rick Telberg Here’s some good news for accounting firms: Most companies stick with their CPA firms for at least five to 10 … Continued
Are there no limits to availability? Here at CPA Trendlines, Ed Mendlowitz answers some of the toughest questions practitioners can throw at him. He’s the right one to ask. After more than 40 years in the business – building his … Continued
Good clients don’t leave their CPA on the basis of fees alone. In fact, money factors in only when the relationship isn’t valued and the difference you make is not evident. You and your team can impact that directly by delivering exceptional client service on a consistent basis.
And dozens of possible solutions from staffers… At a recent staff workshop, there was a brainstorming session to answer some key questions about what constitutes excellence in client service. Four questions were placed on the table: 1. How can we … Continued
Anticipate. Anticipate. Anticipate… Then follow through.
The Great Recession is shifting client desires and expectations in some interesting and counter-intuitive ways…
More firms see the problem. But fewer are doing anything about it. by Rick Telberg Just at a time when accounting firms are struggling to gain new clients and hold on to the ones they already have, client satisfaction ratings … Continued