1. Covering the bases: Why Your Firm Needs Professional Liability Coverage

    December 12, 2013

    Many small businesses fall into the trap of complacency. We categorize complacency as a “trap” because it is often the product of sustained success that causes a business to feel secure and set in their ways. In the case of small CPA firms, many partners and solo practitioners feel a sense of security, doing the […]

  2. Area of Practice Marketing: Tax Firms

    November 18, 2013

    As a small CPA firm, especially in the area of tax, it is tough to compete with the large firms. It might seem like many clients choose to go with online tax preparation services or a larger firm, simply because they hear about them more. What can your firm offer, that the larger firms can’t? […]

  3. Protexure Tips: CyberSecurity at Small CPA Firms

    November 8, 2013

    Contrary to popular belief, small businesses are more susceptible than ever to cyber attacks. Small CPA firms are no exception. In fact, many small firms discount the importance of cyber security, and in turn leave themselves open to breaches in security. Here are a few tips your firm can use to stay protected: 1. Have […]

  4. Protexure Tips: Connecting With Your Clients

    October 21, 2013

    Here at Protexure Accountants, we specialize in Professional Liability Insurance Policies for Small CPA Firms. We consider ourselves advocates for the Small Firm & Solo Practitioner, and we are here to help you make your firm the best it can be. One of the most important aspects of running your firm is connecting with your […]

  5. Protexure Tips: Team Building

    October 1, 2013

    As an accounting firm, you realize that working as a team is essential to the health and efficiency of your business. Sure, you’ve done team building activities such as scavenger hunts and tug of rope, but how effective are these activities after the first time? Try something new with one of the following out-of-the-box team […]

  6. Protexure Tips: Niche Marketing for CPA Firms

    September 24, 2013

    In our last post, we focused on what having a niche really meant and how to develop one at your firm. Now, we will tell you how to get the word out about your niche. By following the steps below, your marketing strategy will be more effective and efficient, while reaching your target audience. 1. […]

  7. Protexure Tips: Niches in CPA Practices

    August 5, 2013

    What is a niche? Often tossed around professional circles due to the increased specialization of the field, a niche is primarily referred to as a CPA firm’s area of specialization. In this sense, a niche is an area of practice within a broader area of practice. If your firm is just getting off the ground, […]

  8. Small CPA Firm Issues for 2013

    July 26, 2013

    At Protexure, we pride ourselves in being a small firm advocate. Our dedicated staff is here to lend an ear whenever our clients have a concern about their business. After hearing what our clients are most concerned with in the accounting industry in the year 2013, we decided to compile them for your benefit! Here’s […]

  9. Beyond the Numbers: How Much is my Practice Worth?

    July 16, 2013

    In many cases, Small Firms value themselves based on the amount of revenue that they bring in on a yearly basis. Revenue, however, is not the only determining factor in the valuation of a small firm. Here are three factors to value your firm upon beyond the numbers: Location The largest qualitative valuation factor for […]

  10. Top Technology Issues for Small CPA Firms in 2013

    June 21, 2013

    Security & Privacy When dealing with sensitive materials (as all CPA firms do), Security should be at the top of this list every year. These sensitive materials are being shared more than ever through Cloud storage systems and mobile devices (Smartphones, Tablets, etc.). The threat of these materials being misused is higher than ever, and […]

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