Monthly Archives: December 2019

Schedule Your Year-End 2019 CPA Meeting Now

December 26, 2019 | 745 views

Schedule Your Year-End 2019 CPA Meeting Now
Schedule Your Year-End 2019 CPA Meeting Now

The end of the year is upon us. If you have not done so yet, schedule a meeting ASAP with your tax professional. This is the time when businesses of all sizes need to do two critical things: (1) determine if any last-minute tax treatments can be applied to minimize tax liability, and (2) based upon your budget for next year, determine how best to treat business income and deductions going forward.

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You Know Word-of-Mouth is Important. Now Go Engage It.

December 18, 2019 | 656 views

You Know Word-of-Mouth is Important. Now Go Engage It.
You Know Word-of-Mouth is Important. Now Go Engage It.

Last month, we posted about why Word-of-Mouth is valuable in the digital age. Its client-centered approach and perceived reliability are attributes to appreciate as part of your marketing arsenal. Harnessing its power and strategically managing Word-of-Mouth does take some concentrated focus and effort, however, to be effective.

Based on your needs, budget, and business size, you can engage customers in promoting your business by Word-of-Mouth. If you are able, dedicate a specific person to manage these tactics to become the expert of your social presence. Not every bad thing is avoidable online, but a singular person can manage it with a focus on keeping your online reputation and presence a forceful component of your marketing mix.

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Will Your Construction Company Be Better with New Technology?

December 11, 2019 | 1,395 views

Will Your Construction Company Be Better with New Technology?
Will Your Construction Company Be Better with New Technology?

KPMG International recently published its 2019 survey results of the global readiness of the construction industry. The data show progress with initiatives that contribute to success—things like a diverse workforce and effective reporting and governance. A good portion of the report addresses the advancement of technology and how it is likely to affect the construction industry.

As with most industries, technology’s rapid growth and numerous applications are disruptive for construction too. Advancements in modeling, design, and analytics are already entrenched in most organizations. But emerging technologies are coming faster than ever—are these disruptors helpful to the construction industry?

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4 Reasons to Invest in a Smart Key System

December 4, 2019 | 605 views

4 Reasons to Invest in a Smart Key System
4 Reasons to Invest in a Smart Key System

Security concerns are ongoing in any business. Most of us now trust our phones, computers, and information systems. We think nothing of buying items with mobile payments. We share proprietary data across networks, hoping we never have a security breach. And then, at the end of the workday, we close and lock the door, leaving everything we’ve built behind a bolted lock.

Computer systems offer back-ups in the cloud and portals protected with passwords and security questions. We deftly juggle multiple access points and software portals with the help of the system’s built-in protection and security. Unfortunately, many of us do not do the same with our brick and mortar portals—the doors to our offices.

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