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Nicole Sterling discusses Why Canadian Accounting Marketers Should Join AAM

Why Canadian Accounting Marketers Should Join AAM with Nicole Sterling

By Association for Accounting Marketing | December 3, 2021

The Association for Accounting Marketing (AAM) offers marketers, business development professionals, and affiliate business owners educational and networking opportunities to add value both inside and outside their firms. While we have a large American member base, Canadian accounting marketers are a growing group in the association. There are numerous benefits…

Picture of two puzzle pieces and separate hands bringing them together - Marketing and HR Working Together featured image

Bringing Marketing and HR Together for a Growth-Focused Firm

By Sammi Dittloff | December 2, 2021

What is the level of interaction between HR and marketing at your firm? Does it feel siloed with no overlap? Is it hard for you to determine where partnerships may benefit both departments? In our recent AAM High Webinar, we heard from Stephanie Gandsey, Marketing Director at DHJJ; Laura Norek,…

Recruit Through Your Website

How to Make Your Website a Recruiting Powerhouse

By Jake Fugett | November 18, 2021

When designing a website, there are many things marketers have to consider: the layout, all necessary pages, easy contact options, etc. One of these important items is how easy it is for a potential client to find their way to the information they’re seeking. But have you ever stopped to…

Recruiting Tips for Accounting Marketers

Top 8 Recruiting Tips for Accounting Marketers

By Aaron Welch | November 18, 2021

If you’re reading this, you’re almost certainly aware of the acute talent shortage that is facing the accounting profession today. The problem is at least simple to define: firms are competing for an increasingly smaller pool of qualified candidates. 2019, the most recent year AICPA reported on the matter, saw…

Accounting Marketing Professional reviewing Martech strategies for firm growth

MarTech Playing More Strategic Role in Firm Growth

By Heather Kunz | November 9, 2021

Accounting and advisory firm marketers need technology to do and tell them more than ever before. While new marketing technology (martech) tools are rolled out every week, it seems, tech-savvy marketers are looking beyond individual tactics to ensure martech solutions integrate with other firm technology to play a bigger role…

Sell Outside Your Geographic Territory

It’s Now Easier to Sell Outside Your Geographic Territory

By Alice Sloan | October 19, 2021

The world really has no boundaries. That was one of the many lessons COVID-19 has taught us. As a result of the worldwide pandemic, businesses were forced to reassess how they are serving their current client base. And for international businesses, determining how to achieve growth and expand overseas has…

Influencer marketing for accounting

Influencer Marketing: Is it Good for Accounting?

By Eric Elmore | October 19, 2021

I’m a golfer, and I love watching game improvement videos on YouTube and Instagram. Two of my favorites are Mr. Short Game, with 262,000 subscribers on YouTube, and Manolo Teaches Golf, with 631,000 followers on Instagram. With nearly a million followers between them, golf product companies have taken notice and…

What is voice search

Alexa, What is Voice Search?

By Jake Fugett | October 18, 2021

Listen up! As technology continues to advance, marketers have to keep a keen eye on emerging trends that may affect how they do their jobs. One of those trends that has been working its way into the average person’s life is voice search. Voice search is the use of voice…