Jess King

Jess King

Experienced B2B Marketing Director with a history of working in the software, Saas, technology, accounting, and services space. Skilled in Management, Digital and Content Marketing, Search Engine Optimization (SEO), and Sales and Marketing Alignment. Inbound certified, HubSpot certified.

Recent posts by Jess King

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The Top 4 Bookkeeping Mistakes Costing You Money—and How to Stop Them

By Jess King on Sep 24, 2020 1:00:00 PM

When we think about the most successful accounting firms and businesses, we think of those that have it all together. They operate effortlessly and have everything in order...or so it seems.

The reality is that they’re successful because they’ve figured out how to overcome numerous obstacles, including money leaks in their back office.

Topics: bookkeeping mistakes Bookkeeping Challenges Money Leaks
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3 Steps to Developing a Forward-Thinking Virtual Firm

By Jess King on Sep 21, 2020 2:59:38 PM

The CPA firm of the future will likely look much different than how firms have looked for the past several years—and that doesn't have to be a bad thing! If the COVID-19 crisis has taught us anything, it’s that a virtual CPA firm is not only possible, but it’s necessary.

Topics: automated accounting COVID-19 remote firm Virtual accounting firm
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10 Compelling Reasons to Automate Bookkeeping in Your Accounting Services

By Jess King on Aug 28, 2020 2:00:00 PM

Here’s some exciting news for automation nerds like us: automated bookkeeping services are rapidly gaining in popularity! We know—it’s pretty cool. In fact, according to Sage’s Practice of Now 2020 report, 73% of surveyed accounting professionals are confident when it comes to providing tech recommendations like AI and automation.

Topics: automated bookkeeping CPA firm greatness CPA firm growth
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The Anatomy of a Great CPA Firm Explained

By Jess King on Aug 25, 2020 11:00:00 AM

When you think of a CPA firm that seems to have it all together, what comes to mind? Is it their services and clientele? Their firm size or funding? Maybe it’s their influence in the accounting and business communities?

Topics: work-life balance CPA firm advice CPA firm greatness CPA firm automation
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8 Tips for Getting Your Firm Acquired

By Jess King on Aug 13, 2020 1:30:00 PM

There are lots of reasons why a CPA firm might be ready for acquisition. Business climate changes, firm growth, or partners reaching retirement age are some of the most common.

Regardless of why you're interested in getting your CPA firm acquired, it's important to understand that the process can look different depending on your level of preparedness. This article will cover eight tips to help you prepare your firm for acquisition.

Topics: Accounting firm advice cpa firm mergers and acquisitions acquisition cpa firm acquisition
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COVID-19 and Beyond: Big Decisions for CPA firms

By Jess King on Aug 5, 2020 10:30:00 AM

The coronavirus pandemic is pushing people from every industry (and all walks of life) to make big changes to the way things work. For accounting firms, those changes are starting to center around innovation, a little discipline, and lots of blending of old and new accounting methodologies.

Topics: accounting advice COVID-19 cpa firm CPA firm advice
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Reopening Your CPA Firm After COVID: Expectations vs. Reality

By Jess King on Aug 4, 2020 10:00:00 AM

At some point in life, everyone experiences the disappointment that comes when they realize their expectations didn't align with reality. Especially these days, it's difficult to make your hopes and the real world line up.

Topics: Accounting firm advice COVID-19 reopening cpa firm
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Botkeeper Achieves SOC 2 Type 1 Attestation

By Jess King on Jul 1, 2020 9:03:52 AM

We are thrilled to announce that Botkeeper has successfully completed an audit established by the American Institute of Certified Public Accountants (AICPA) to certify its SOC 2 Type I compliance for our automated bookkeeping platform! This audit will enable us continue to help Accounting Professionals grow their firms, improve margins, and deliver better service to their clients by augmenting manual and tedious bookkeeping work, in a safe and secure environment. Our clients can get their bookkeeping needs met knowing they're backed by the highest quality standards in the space. 

Topics: Bookkeeping Botkeeper reviews accounting technology Accounting firm growth automated accounting Cybersecurity
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Botkeeper Brings the Future of Bookkeeping Closer With $25 Million Series B Funding

By Jess King on Jun 18, 2020 8:10:00 AM

We’re bursting with excitement to announce that Botkeeper has raised a Series B round of $25 million from a group of awesome investors, which will propel our vision of growing the amazing Botkeeper community, further our mission of building the future of bookkeeping, and double down on engineering and product development for our Accounting Partners.

Topics: automated accounting Series B Fundraising the future of bookkeeping
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Botkeeper Welcomes Boston-Based Intellistack Into Partner Ecosystem

By Jess King on Apr 15, 2020 11:07:02 AM

Boston, MA – Today, IntelliStack announces that it has now joined the Botkeeper Partner Program Ecosystem. Botkeeper, a leading automated bookkeeping solution, works hand-in-hand with Accounting Firms to help grow their business, improve margins, and deliver better service to their clients by augmenting manual and tedious bookkeeping work. Clients benefit from superior software, improved accuracy (99.96%), faster processing, and more in-depth reporting and analytics. Botkeeper partners with independent Accounting Firms, CFOs, and technology companies to provide them with a scalable and cost-effective bookkeeping solution for their clients.

Topics: outsourced bookkeeping cpa
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Closing the Books: Year-End Accounting Tips

By Jess King on Dec 26, 2019 2:45:53 PM

Here's a fun fact for your holiday reflection: according to the Bureau of Labor Statistics, there are over 1.3 million certified accountants in the US. While you may not be among their ranks, you can still learn some important skills from these hardworking professionals.

Topics: Bookkeeping tips bookkeeping tips tax
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How to Plan and Create a Construction Budgeting Analysis In 4 Steps

By Jess King on Oct 24, 2019 2:57:49 PM

Lincoln Logs, Legos, K'Nex, Erector Sets—remember how fun it was to create the structure of your dreams with any one of these building toys? As long as you had enough pieces, the possibilities seemed endless. And the best part was that you didn't need to create a construction budget or put anything down in order to bring your dream to life...just a vivid imagination!

Topics: construction accounting construction bookkeeping listen on the go Construction Budget

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