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6 Top Tips to Get More Client Referrals

written by Editor, 15 December 2014

Blog by Simon Brookings, Digita Head of Sales
Client Referrals
It’s no secret that client referrals are among the top ways that accountancy practices can gain leads and new business, however why do so many businesses struggle when it comes to word-of-mouth marketing?

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Is Trust Important in Business?

written by Editor, 9 December 2014

Blog by Amanda Magri Overend, Marketing Assistant
Is Trust Important in Business?
Personally, I prefer to do business with companies that I trust – especially with anything related to my own money. For any brand, developing and maintaining trust is critical for all businesses and is built over time but ruined in a moment of poor service.

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Has the Cloud Transition Been a Smooth Journey for Accountants in Practice?

written by Editor, 2 December 2014

Blog by Dave Pearson, Senior Development Manager
Cloud Technology
This is a question you’ve probably asked yourself or have asked another accountant who’s moved to the Cloud. Understanding the process and the choices made demystifies the situation and enables you to rationally assess the business benefits.

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The Top Five Things to Pack in Your Marketing Toolkit

written by Editor, 17 November 2014

Blog By Amanda Magri Overend, Digita Marketing Assistant
Marketing Toolkit
If your practice is looking to put together a marketing strategy internally, choosing the right tools to help you execute that strategy can be overwhelming. Here at Digita, we’ve experienced various marketing processes and are constantly testing new ones.

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The Digita Software Reviews – Customer Survey Results

written by Editor, 7 November 2014

Digita software reviews
Last month we surveyed over 250 customers for their Digita software reviews and we wanted to share the headline results with you:

Digita Software Reviews – The Results

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How to Build Your Presentation Confidence

written by Editor, 4 November 2014

Blog by Aalia Daneshmend, Digita Senior Marketing Executive
Presentation Confidence
Anxiety can make or break a presentation and a bad case of the nerves can unravel even the best presenter. The adrenaline flowing through your body can turn you into living jelly – your hands shaking, palms sweating, face twitching, and voice quivering. Here are a few tips to help you power through any PowerPoint.

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What Can Accountants Learn From Sales People?

written by Editor, 23 October 2014

Blog by Simon Brookings, Digita Head of Sales
Sales people
Are you trying to convince your manager to take things further in your practice? Or would you like to introduce something new into your team but can’t seem to get the support? Maybe you have come into contact with clients and have the opportunity to sell. If so, do you know how to be a successful salesperson without resorting to a hard selling approach?
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7 Steps to Attracting New Clients Through Effective Marketing

written by Editor, 20 October 2014

Blog by Amanda Magri Overend, Digita Marketing Assistant
Customer Service

Many accountancy firms are looking to improve their current marketing and sales initiatives in order to generate a steady flow of new clients to their practice. In our recent survey of over 250 customers, 40% stated their current business issue is the ability to implement current marketing efforts.

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How to Select the Perfect Software Partner

written by Editor, 13 October 2014

Blog by Aalia Daneshmend, Digita Senior Marketing Executive
Perfect Software Partner
Whether you are setting up a practice or switching your software provider, take the time to define what you want to achieve and set realistic objectives for the selection process.

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Business Continuity Planning: Are You Ready for Disaster?

written by Editor, 30 September 2014

Business Continuity
It could be as simple as a power cut or as serious as the severe flooding this year that created miles of record breaking devastation across the UK. Regardless of the cause, any interruption to your operation is bad for business.

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Why All Businesses Should Invest in Customer Service

written by Editor, 12 September 2014

Blog by Peter Greenslade, Director of Client Services
Customer Service
Customer focus is now seen as one of the most crucial factors for success for any business in any market. The main aim of customer service is to meet or indeed exceed the customer’s expectations and you should aim to ensure that all areas of your business add to the overall customer experience.

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5 Steps to an Effective Document Management System and Workflow Solution

written by Editor, 12 September 2014

Blog by Dave Pearson, Digita Senior Development Manager – Practice & Workflow

Introduction
It’s vital to get the right fit of Document Management System for your practice’s needs and opportunities – but how do you determine what that fit is when no two practices are the same and there’s such a wide array of differing functionality available? more »


Social Selling Top Tips for Accountants

written by Editor, 19 August 2014

Blog by Amanda Magri Overend, Digita Marketing Assistant

These days most businesses are bombarded by thought leaders persuading them to invest in Twitter, Facebook and LinkedIn to follow, like, tweet or share content. These new found tools can be overwhelming, but in such a competitive market practices can’t afford to turn a blind eye. more »


Training isn’t just for beginners…

written by Editor, 23 July 2014

Blog by Glenn Tucker, Manager of Digita Client Services
When you invest in new software for your practice, part of the package will almost certainly include training. Digita offers training in a variety of formats: onsite classroom style, online via WebEx, and on-demand videos.

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Is value pricing right for you?

written by Editor, 9 July 2014

Blog by Chris Knipe, Digita Business Analyst

Traditionally, there were two ways to charge a client: fixed fee and hourly billing. Now there’s another form of charging – referred to as “value pricing”.

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