Aaron Sullivan

Aaron Sullivan

Aaron is a content marketer with a background in writing and editing for social, email, and blogs. His experience is heavily focused on bookkeeping/finance, entertainment, and beer.

Recent posts by Aaron Sullivan

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The Strategic Benefits of Automation in a CPA Firm

By Aaron Sullivan on Jan 12, 2021 9:00:00 AM

“Automation is coming for your job!”

Hold up—that’s not true. In fact, it’s so far from the truth that not even Google Maps can help find where it belongs.

Topics: accounting automation Accounting firm strategy automation benefits
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Is the Automated Tax Return Possible?

By Aaron Sullivan on Jan 5, 2021 2:00:00 PM

The ideal tax season is one that requires no tax work at all. Sure, tax can be lucrative, and it’s always nice to present a return to a client who’s truly grateful for your work...especially when they make it easy on you. But imagine a low-stress tax cycle that leverages automation so that you’re only involved with review and client interaction—how sweet!

Topics: Taxes rapid write-up automated tax return
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Is Your Firm Ready for Growth?

By Aaron Sullivan on Dec 30, 2020 12:59:45 PM

In the height of summer, Inovautus Consulting ran a survey asking CPAs and accounting firms about how the pandemic affected their business. The results were a bit surprising: many firms had grim prospects for growth moving forward, and a majority of respondents to the survey actually anticipated having lower revenue.

What’s causing the slump? 

Topics: Accounting firm growth Accounting firm scale firm strategy
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A Holiday Tale of Accounting Automation

By Aaron Sullivan on Dec 24, 2020 10:00:00 AM

 
Topics: Happy holidays rapid write-up
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How to Determine What Client Advisory Deliverables to Offer

By Aaron Sullivan on Dec 15, 2020 10:00:00 AM

There’s no denying that more and more firms are positioning themselves to offer their clients advisory services, and the reason is clear. Financial guidance is a cornerstone of business success, and business owners need a trusted advisor to provide a data-driven path to achieving their goals—and avoiding costly mistakes.

Topics: Accounting advisory services CAS client advisory services
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Botkeeper’s Proactive Engineering Saved One Client 60 Hours per Month

By Aaron Sullivan on Dec 8, 2020 9:00:00 AM

We're firm believers in the idea that challenges are opportunities in disguise. Call it a positive outlook, if you will, but we just think of it as a helpful approach to problem solving. And that's why Botkeeper was created: to help solve the problems preventing the accounting industry from becoming truly transformative!

Topics: automation Innovation Botkeeper Engineers
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An Introduction to Botkeeper Growth Partners

By Aaron Sullivan on Nov 17, 2020 10:00:00 AM

These days, to say that change can be hard would most certainly be an understatement. After what accounting firms have learned so far this year, we know that change is hard, especially when it’s forced upon you overnight.

Topics: Accounting firm growth Botkeeping℠ Growth Partners
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4 Essential Steps for Better Onboarding at Scale

By Aaron Sullivan on Nov 10, 2020 2:47:46 PM

Growing an accounting firm means you become a pro at overcoming your firm’s obstacles as well as helping your clients overcome theirs. Likely, one of those obstacles you’re familiar with is client onboarding—how to begin delivering your valuable services as efficiently and effectively as possible. The last thing you want is to create a bottleneck at the very beginning of your client relationship!

Topics: scalability Botkeeper onboarding Accounting firm scale
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Preparing for the 2021 Tax Season Based on the Lessons of 2020

By Aaron Sullivan on Oct 7, 2020 4:00:00 PM

So far in 2020, accounting firms—like the rest of the global population—have had more ups and downs than a New York elevator, and there’s no sign that things might level out anytime soon. In fact, based on this year’s uncertainty, many experts believe the 2021 tax season will pack its fair share of complexities, as well.

Topics: COVID-19 2020 accounting lessons 2021 tax season
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5 Accounting Firms Thriving During COVID

By Aaron Sullivan on Oct 1, 2020 1:00:00 PM

Back in early 2020 when the entire world began to shut down because of the pandemic, accounting firms were already in the swing of their busiest season. They were handling tax write-ups and helping clients prepare their filings when suddenly, other clients were coming out of the woodwork in a panic. They urgently needed help navigating an entirely different situation—one that would test how well they had planned and how strong their business really was.

Topics: roundup COVID-19 accounting firm greatness
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Botkeeper For Dummies Launch Event September 16

By Aaron Sullivan on Sep 4, 2020 3:45:00 PM

We’re on a mission to help streamline and scale bookkeeping in the accounting industry, and we’re turning every page in our library of resources to do exactly that. Actually—we’re filling the pages with our insights on automated bookkeeping!

That’s right—we wrote a book about automated bookkeeping and its role in the accounting industry.

Topics: Botkeeper For Dummies Botkeeping℠ Botkeeper book
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19 Common Misconceptions About Botkeeper

By Aaron Sullivan on Sep 2, 2020 1:30:00 PM

The internet is full of misinformation, and that’s no surprise to anyone. In fact, 52% of Americans believe they’re served fake news on a regular basis. And the leading source of misinformation? You guessed it—social media. A classic example: how many times have you seen headlines in your feed announce the death of a beloved celebrity, only to find out later that you were duped?

It happens all the time.

Topics: Automated Bookkeeping AI for Accounting Botkeeper reviews listen on the go fake news

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