Category: Small Business

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…

Top 5 reasons businesses move to the cloud

Small business owners shoulder an enormous amount of responsibility. You are employers, stakeholders, risk-takers and jacks-of-all-trades—and, needless to say, you wear a variety of hats. These days, there’s even more…

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.

5 time tracking apps to use with QuickBooks

Easy-to-use time tracking apps allow employees to track their time on-the-go and managers to keep track of teams’ statuses. Learn which 5 also integrate with QuickBooks Accounting Software and make tracking employees and finances even easier.

Build a Disaster Recovery Plan in 1 Step

What if your computer or server won’t turn back on, and critical client or customer data was erased? That all-too-common “what if?” scenario can shut down a business for good…unless there is a disaster recovery plan in place. Learn how to build yours in one step.

The Next Evolution of Small Business Security Threats [Webinar]

Watch Gene Marks, Roman Kepczyk and Eric McMillen discuss the latest small business security threats—and find out how to protect against them.

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.

How to make the most of QuickBooks | Webinar

Register for our upcoming webinar “The experts weigh in: How to make the most of QuickBooks” to hear Right Networks, Method:CRM, and Smart Business Solutions discuss topics specific to helping small businesses succeed today.

What the Closing of Dunder Mifflin (and Just about Every Other Office) Means for Work Life

There will be no Party Planning Committee because there will be no parties. Kevin won’t spill his famous chili because he won’t be allowed to bring it to begin with….

The “New Normal” Is Here

Whether you run a CPA firm, work for a CPA firm, or work in a business’s financial department, there’s a good chance your metaphorical hand shot up before you even finished reading the above sentence.

The Work-at-Home Revolution Has Already Happened. Can Your Firm or Business Cope?

For years, working remotely was a perk some companies offered. The idea of allowing many, much less most, employees in a company to work at home full time seemed distant…

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