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We help bookkeepers find clients, make more money and build businesses they love. Join our free community for bookkeepers and accountants.

The information contained in The Bookkeepers' Podcast is provided for information purposes only. The contents of The Bookkeepers' Podcast is not intended to amount to advice and you should not rely on any of the contents of the Bookkeepers' Podcast. Professional advice should be obtained before taking or refraining from taking any action as a result of the contents of the Bookkeepers' Podcast. The 6 Figure Bookkeeper Ltd disclaims all liability and responsibility arising from any reliance placed on any of the contents of the Bookkeepers' Podcast.

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    Episode 258: How Bookkeepers keep up to date with the latest industry and software news

    Episode 258: How Bookkeepers keep up to date with the latest industry and software news

    Today Jo Wood and Zoe Whitman will be joined by Phil Hobden to talk about how you can make sure you keep up to date with the latest industry and software news.

    Welcome to the latest episode of The Bookkeepers' Podcast! In this episode, we dive into various aspects of the bookkeeping and accounting industry, from the importance of credit control software to building a personal brand in finance. Join us as we explore these topics with insightful speakers who share their experiences and expertise.

    Phil, head of growth and strategy for know it, discusses his experience with accountants and bookkeepers.
    Journey through technology in the banking sector, including redundancy experiences.
    The significance of knowing customers beyond credit checks.

    Discussion on the challenges of late invoice payments.
    The economic impact of unpaid invoices on bookkeepers and the UK economy.
    Addressing the culture of non-payment and stress in the bookkeeping industry.

    Personal experiences with financial struggles and the importance of cash flow support.
    The role of accountants and bookkeepers in providing business support.
    Insights from "The Story of" podcast about founders and creators.

    Phil's journey to becoming a thought leader through a tech slack group and a newsletter.
    The growth and impact of the newsletter and community discussions.
    The joy of educating through podcasts and investigative journalism.

    Strategies for effective thought leadership and content curation.
    The balance between staying informed and navigating industry gossip.
    The dynamics of content strategy in marketing.

    Tips for sharing content tangential to one's expertise.
    Strategies for engaging audiences on LinkedIn.
    The balance between being supportive and critical in the industry.
    Personal anecdotes on sharing opinions and receiving feedback.

    The significance of community support and creating a safe space.
    Acknowledging the diverse audience of the podcast.
    Encouraging listeners to connect on LinkedIn and subscribe to the newsletter.

    Closing Notes:
    This episode provides a comprehensive look at various facets of the bookkeeping and accounting industry. Our speakers shared valuable insights on the importance of credit control, invoice management, entrepreneurship, content curation, and personal branding. As we navigate these topics, we are reminded of the evolving nature of the industry and the importance of staying informed and connected.

    Thank you for joining us on this episode of The Bookkeepers' Podcast. Don't forget to subscribe to The Bookkeepers' Podcast for more valuable insights into the bookkeeping and accounting world.

    About us
    We help bookkeepers find clients, make more money and build businesses they love that work for them. We're raising the profile of the bookkeeping profession and bookkeepers worldwide.
    Whether you're a bookkeeper or accountant wanting to grow your own business to have the flexibility for your life, and your family, come and join us.

    Join our FREE Facebook community, The 6 Figure Bookkeepers' Club, to experience this revolution for yourself. Connect with us at 6figurebookkeeper.club

    • 41 min
    Episode 257: How BOOKKEEPERS can achieve more, faster

    Episode 257: How BOOKKEEPERS can achieve more, faster

    On this week's podcast Jo and Zoe will be joined by Amy Bingham to talk about how you can achieve more and do it quicker!

    We discussed the freedom that comes through building a business, how to pivot, and how to build confidence to do more.

    We know you'll love this episode.

    About us
    We help bookkeepers find clients, make more money and build businesses they love that work for them. We're raising the profile of the bookkeeping profession and bookkeepers worldwide.
    Whether you're a bookkeeper or accountant wanting to grow your own business to have the flexibility for your life, and your family, come and join us.

    Join our FREE Facebook community, The 6 Figure Bookkeepers' Club, to experience this revolution for yourself. Connect with us at 6figurebookkeeper.club
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    About our Sponsor
    This episode of The Bookkeepers' Podcast is sponsored by Xero. Find out more at:
    https://www.xero.com/uk/campaign/new-partner-programme/?utm_source=6FB&utm_medium=podcastnotes&utm_campaign=Q2
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    The information contained in The Bookkeepers' Podcast is provided for information purposes only. The contents of The Bookkeepers' Podcast is not intended to amount to advice and you should not rely on any of the contents of the Bookkeepers' Podcast. Professional advice should be obtained before taking or refraining from taking any action as a result of the contents of the Bookkeepers' Podcast. The 6 Figure Bookkeeper Ltd disclaims all liability and responsibility arising from any reliance placed on any of the contents of the Bookkeepers' Podcast.
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    Episode 256: Should BOOKKEEPERS care about EMAIL MARKETING?

    Episode 256: Should BOOKKEEPERS care about EMAIL MARKETING?

    On this week's podcast Jo & Zoe will be joined by Katie Skelton

    Katie is an email marketing trainer who works with business owners to give them the strategy, systems & support they need to make email marketing a success. She's also the creator of the PECKS newsletter, where every Monday she shares 3 minutes of email marketing, sales & entrepreneurship advice.

    They will be talking about whether or not bookkeepers should care about email marketing.

    Connect with Katie on LinkedIn and join her mailing list.

    About us
    We help bookkeepers find clients, make more money and build businesses they love that work for them. We're raising the profile of the bookkeeping profession and bookkeepers worldwide.
    Whether you're a bookkeeper or accountant wanting to grow your own business to have the flexibility for your life, and your family, come and join us.

    Join our FREE Facebook community, The 6 Figure Bookkeepers' Club, to experience this revolution for yourself. Connect with us at 6figurebookkeeper.club
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    Quiz
    Are you 6 figure ready? Find out at 6figurebookkeeper.scoreapp.com
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    Courses
    Find out about how we can help you at 6figurebookkeeper.com/bookkeeper-courses
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    About our Sponsor
    This episode of The Bookkeepers' Podcast is sponsored by Xero. Find out more at:
    https://www.xero.com/uk/campaign/new-partner-programme/?utm_source=6FB&utm_medium=podcastnotes&utm_campaign=Q2
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    The information contained in The Bookkeepers' Podcast is provided for information purposes only. The contents of The Bookkeepers' Podcast is not intended to amount to advice and you should not rely on any of the contents of the Bookkeepers' Podcast. Professional advice should be obtained before taking or refraining from taking any action as a result of the contents of the Bookkeepers' Podcast. The 6 Figure Bookkeeper Ltd disclaims all liability and responsibility arising from any reliance placed on any of the contents of the Bookkeepers' Podcast.

    • 24 min
    Episode 255: How Bookkeepers Can Make Payroll Profitable

    Episode 255: How Bookkeepers Can Make Payroll Profitable

    In this episode of The Bookkeepers' Podcast we sit down with Nicola Hagerman, a management accountant turned business owner, who shares her journey and insights about turning payroll into a profitable service. We delve into the importance of payroll management for businesses, discussing the necessity for compliance and providing reassurance to clients.

    Nicola opens up about her experience building her own payroll software, discussing the challenges she faced, the potential for growth, and how she plans to make payroll processing more efficient and profitable. We also explore the benefits of cloud-based payroll software, the importance of pricing correctly, and finding efficiencies in the process.

    During our conversation, we highlight the significance of streamlining payroll processing through software development, involving both employers and employees in the process. Nicola emphasizes the power of entrepreneurship, the role of software development, and the value of having supportive networks on this journey.

    Finally, we discuss Nicola's ambitious plans for Fresh Pay, aiming to make it the leading payroll software not just in the UK, but globally. Join us in this insightful episode as we learn from Nicola's unique perspective on making payroll profitable.

    About Nicola

    Nicola Hageman is a Chartered Management Accountant who started her own practice in 2014 to allow her to be flexible around her young family. She now has a team who supports over 600 small businesses and individuals as well as being a co-founder in FreshPay, fully cloud based payroll software supporting bureaus and payroll professionals to be as efficient and profitable as possible when running payroll.

    About us
    We help bookkeepers find clients, make more money and build businesses they love that work for them. We're raising the profile of the bookkeeping profession and bookkeepers worldwide.
    Whether you're a bookkeeper or accountant wanting to grow your own business to have the flexibility for your life, and your family, come and join us.

    Join our FREE Facebook community, The 6 Figure Bookkeepers' Club, to experience this revolution for yourself. Connect with us at 6figurebookkeeper.club
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    Quiz
    Are you 6 figure ready? Find out at 6figurebookkeeper.scoreapp.com
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    Courses
    Find out about how we can help you at 6figurebookkeeper.com/bookkeeper-courses
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    About our Sponsor
    This episode of The Bookkeepers' Podcast is sponsored by Xero. Find out more at:
    https://www.xero.com/uk/campaign/new-partner-programme/?utm_source=6FB&utm_medium=podcastnotes&utm_campaign=Q2
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    The information contained in The Bookkeepers' Podcast is provided for information purposes only. The contents of The Bookkeepers' Podcast is not intended to amount to advice and you should not rely on any of the contents of the Bookkeepers' Podcast. Professional advice should be obtained before taking or refraining from taking any action as a result of the contents of the Bookkeepers' Podcast. The 6 Figure Bookkeeper Ltd disclaims all liability and responsibility arising from any reliance placed on any of the contents of the Bookkeepers' Podcast.
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    • 32 min
    Episode 254: How To Start A Bookkeeping Practice in 2024

    Episode 254: How To Start A Bookkeeping Practice in 2024

    In this episode of The Bookkeepers' Podcast, Jo and Zoe share their expertise on how to successfully launch a bookkeeping practice in 2024. They delve into the importance of mindset, business skills, and the strategic steps required to establish a thriving business.

    Overcoming Imposter Syndrome: Understand the significance of having a clear mindset and confidence when launching your business.

    Importance of Business Skills: Learn why mastering business skills is crucial for adding value to clients and ensuring your success as a bookkeeper.

    Setting Up a Bookkeeping Business: Discover the key elements to consider when setting up a bookkeeping business, including choosing the right business structure, understanding tax implications, and obtaining a practising certificate.

    Using Letters of Engagement: Learn how letters of engagement can help outline the terms and conditions of your service, providing a clear understanding between you and your clients.

    Niching and Marketing: Find out why niching is important for client acquisition and how marketing plays a role in maintaining client relationships.

    Offer Additional Services: Hear about the potential of offering additional services as your clients' businesses evolve.

    Pricing and Selling Services: Gain insights into how focusing on outcomes and value provided, rather than hourly rates, can lead to a more successful business.

    Free Quiz: Learn about the free quiz offered to assess businesses and identify areas for improvement.

    Launching a bookkeeping practice in 2024 may seem daunting, but with the right mindset, skills, and strategies as discussed by our expert speakers, success is within reach.

    Ready to kickstart your bookkeeping business? Join our Startup Programme today! It's a 6-hour CPD accredited programme designed to equip you with all the tools you need to launch and grow your practice.

    For a quick assessment of your startup readiness, take our free startup quiz at 6figurestartup.scoreapp.com. Discover areas for improvement and get ready to take your business to new heights in 2024.

    About us
    We help bookkeepers find clients, make more money and build businesses they love that work for them. We're raising the profile of the bookkeeping profession and bookkeepers worldwide.
    Whether you're a bookkeeper or accountant wanting to grow your own business to have the flexibility for your life, and your family, come and join us.

    Join our FREE Facebook community, The 6 Figure Bookkeepers' Club, to experience this revolution for yourself. Connect with us at 6figurebookkeeper.club
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    Quiz
    Are you 6 figure ready? Find out at 6figurebookkeeper.scoreapp.com
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    Courses
    Find out about how we can help you at 6figurebookkeeper.com/bookkeeper-courses
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    About our Sponsor
    This episode of The Bookkeepers' Podcast is sponsored by Xero. Find out more at:
    https://www.xero.com/uk/campaign/new-partner-programme/?utm_source=6FB&utm_medium=podcastnotes&utm_campaign=Q2
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    The information contained in The Bookkeepers' Podcast is provided for information purposes only. The contents of The Bookkeepers' Podcast is not intended to amount to advice and you should not rely on any of the contents of the Bookkeepers' Podcast. Professional advice should be obtained before taking or refraining from taking any action as a result of the contents of the Bookkeepers' Podcast. The 6 Figure Bookkeeper Ltd disclaims all liability and responsibility arising from any reliance placed on any of the contents of the Bookkeepers' Podcast.
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    • 22 min
    Episode 253: How I'm finding clients without social media

    Episode 253: How I'm finding clients without social media

    In this episode of The Bookkeepers' Podcast, we chat with Claire Johnson who has grown her bookkeeping business without the aid of social media. Instead, she turned to networking, an approach that's been a game-changer for her.

    Key points discussed in the episode:

    - Claire's journey of setting up her business and discovering the power of networking groups.
    - The challenges faced by Claire, particularly dealing with clients who undervalue her services.
    - The importance of one-to-one networking sessions and how they have helped Claire in understanding people's businesses better.
    - The role of networking groups in providing knowledge, creating connections, offering support, and fostering friendships.
    - Claire's advice on finding a fun and supportive networking group, and her strategy of attending 8-10 events per month.
    - How Claire overcame her imposter syndrome by being authentic and sharing her knowledge.
    - The value of follow-ups, especially through social media platforms like Facebook and LinkedIn.

    This conversation is a testament to the power of networking in growing a successful business.

    About us
    We help bookkeepers find clients, make more money and build businesses they love that work for them. We're raising the profile of the bookkeeping profession and bookkeepers worldwide.
    Whether you're a bookkeeper or accountant wanting to grow your own business to have the flexibility for your life, and your family, come and join us.

    Join our FREE Facebook community, The 6 Figure Bookkeepers' Club, to experience this revolution for yourself. Connect with us at 6figurebookkeeper.club
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    Quiz
    Are you 6 figure ready? Find out at 6figurebookkeeper.scoreapp.com
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    Courses
    Find out about how we can help you at 6figurebookkeeper.com/bookkeeper-courses
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    About our Sponsor
    This episode of The Bookkeepers' Podcast is sponsored by Xero. Find out more at:
    https://www.xero.com/uk/campaign/new-partner-programme/?utm_source=6FB&utm_medium=podcastnotes&utm_campaign=Q2
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    The information contained in The Bookkeepers' Podcast is provided for information purposes only. The contents of The Bookkeepers' Podcast is not intended to amount to advice and you should not rely on any of the contents of the Bookkeepers' Podcast. Professional advice should be obtained before taking or refraining from taking any action as a result of the contents of the Bookkeepers' Podcast. The 6 Figure Bookkeeper Ltd disclaims all liability and responsibility arising from any reliance placed on any of the contents of the Bookkeepers' Podcast.

    • 37 min

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