Gene Marks, CPA

President, The Marks Group PC

Gene Marks is a former columnist for The New York Times and The Washington Post. He now writes weekly on the economy, business and technology for The Guardian, The Hill, The Washington Times, The Philadelphia Inquirer, Forbes and Entrepreneur.com. Gene, a certified public accountant, is the author of five books on business management and provides commentary regularly on Fox News, Fox Business, ABC Radio's John Batchelor Show and for the Wharton School's Business Channel on Sirius XM. Gene is also the host of two popular business podcasts for The Hartford and Paychex.

The 5 Hottest Employee Benefits for 2023

Want to attract and retain the best people in this very tight labor market? Then you’re going to need to offer the most competitive employee benefits. I’m not an HR…

How to Foster Long-lasting Client Relationships [5 Steps]

How Small-Business Owners can Benefit from Strong Client Relationships with Accountants One of the biggest complaints small-business owners have about their accounting firms is that accountants don’t develop client relationships…

3 Benefits of Migrating to the Cloud (and How I Profited From a Flood)

After a flood wrecked my business’s server (and my rugs) – I was able to profit. How? By migrating my QuickBooks Desktop, accounting applications, and all the critical data stored within those programs to the cloud. Get the full story here.

How to Protect your Business from a Ransomware Attack

By now if you’re running a business – big or small – you’re well aware of ransomware. You’ve heard of the airports, transportation systems, utilities and hotels that have been attacked. Here’s how to avoid becoming another headline-making ransomware victim.

5 of My Favorite Remote Work Technologies

A Successful WFH Strategy Requires Superior Technology. Here’s What You Need to Know. Health insurance. Retirement. Paid time off. These have been traditionally required benefits that every business needs to…

CPA Data Protection: A Ransomware Tale

Like most small business owners, Susan (not her real name) juggled a lot … and sometimes things would get missed. We can all relate to that. But in this case, the “missed thing” almost cost Susan everything. Read her cautionary tale.

5+ Facts About Cloud Data Security

The best people that host your data in the cloud also have the best technology and security policies. Discover what they use and how you can start using them at your business too.

Small Business Post-Pandemic Playbook [Webinar]

In our upcoming webinar on post-pandemic strategies, Gene Marks (CPA, nationally recognized journalist and small business owner) will teach professionals about how they can recover from 2020—and create a business that is stronger than ever.

10 Business Books That Have Helped Me Succeed…at Work and at Home

I’ve been running The Marks Group for more than twenty-five years and have read a lot of great business books along the way. With these great reads, I’ve managed to balance my personal and professional life…and make some bucks along the way. Keep reading to learn which ten I consider to be the most impactful, particularly as a small business owner.

The Secret to Starting A Business in The Middle of a Pandemic

There’s a pandemic going on. We’re in the midst of a serious economic downturn. Many businesses are suffering. Some are failing. And now you want to start a business?   Good…

Working from Home: Should Your Small Business Still Have an Office?

If there’s anything good that’s come out of the coronavirus pandemic, is the realization by millions of small businesses that working from home works. Assuming the business equipped with the…

The Right Byte – Technologies for Working Outside the Office

On this episode of The Right Byte, Gene Marks highlights which technologies are crucial for working outside the office! Marks advises always having a good data connection and a good…

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