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Is Your Small Business Set-up for Financial Success?

July 24, 2018 by OSYB Staff

Most entrepreneurs are confident that they have a product or service that is necessary, saleable and will be extremely successful.  The reality is that many businesses experience short-term success but are unable to maintain an upward trajectory.  Intuit QuickBooks shares some strategies to utilize to ensure that your small business maintains sustained financial success: Understand […]

Accountants Are You Prepared to Meet the Future?

July 17, 2018 by OSYB Staff

The accounting profession is changing rapidly and the accounting field will require deep and wide restructuring of its foundation, to meet the demands of the modern economy.  Change is inevitable.  Be mindful of the seismic changes and start investing time and resources to be equipped to meet the challenges and be ahead of the movement. […]

Improve corporate culture

Keep Your Staff Engaged

July 9, 2018 by OSYB Staff

In the workplace, a positive and engaging corporate culture improves staff retention and enhances productivity.  “According to Gallup News polls, employee engagement has been flat since 2000, and only 32 percent of U.S. workers were considered engaged in their jobs in 2015.” Accounting Today shares some actions an accounting group took to firm up their […]

How to Optimize Mobile Sitess

How to Optimize Your Web Design for Mobile Users

July 4, 2018 by OSYB Staff

Looking around in any public venue, mobile users abound and you need to tap into the mobile world and adapt to current marketing trends.  The Alexa statistics show that 80% of the top websites are optimized for mobile users and 80% of all internet users have smartphones. QuickSprout shares what you need to do to  […]

Tips to Spot Charity Scams

Beware of Fake Charities

July 3, 2018 by OSYB Staff

As hurricane season approaches, there is often times an uptick in schemes to scam well-intentioned people moved to help when a disaster occurs. Henry+Horne has some guidelines for protecting yourself from fake charities and ensuring that your thoughtful donations are received and used by legitimate organizations doing worthwhile work to help victims.  Check out these […]

Tips for Data Protection

How to Protect Your Client’s Data

June 28, 2018 by OSYB Staff

Data breaches are far too common and all business entities own the responsibility for protecting client data.  Client data protection is both an ethical and legal obligation.   Accounting firms store extremely valuable client data and consequentially are potential targets of cyber attacks.  Cyber security should be top priority and Accounting Today shares 3 top […]

Interested in Increasing Conversions?

June 26, 2018 by OSYB Staff

Sales are what drives a business’s  success, without high conversion rates your business is at risk.  Monitoring and working on your conversion rates should be a staple of doing business.  So what happens when you see a decline in sales or even a leveling off?  Neil Patel, QuickSprouts, suggests 11 ways for you to improve […]

In Your 30’s? Avoid These Common Money Mistakes.

June 21, 2018 by OSYB Staff

Hopefully, in your 20’s you did most of the fun things that you enjoyed doing and that you created a strong financial foundation for yourself.  Now that you are in your 30’s, life is more stable,  you may have serious professional and personal relationships, and large purchases to make.  Sophia Bera, Gen Y Planning, shares […]