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The Tech Talk for Accountants Show

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On The Tech Talk for Accountants Show Andrew Lassise shares helpful tips for accountants and the technology issues they face. Join Andrew and his occasional guests on our weekly episodes. For more episodes visit us at rushtech.online/podcast/
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18: The Intuit ecosystem and building community in the accounting world

The Tech Talk for Accountants Show

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The Tech Talk for Accountants Show

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26: How can accounting firm clients protect their data? (with Michael Solomon)
On this episode of the Tech Talk for Accountants Show, Andrew is joined by Michael Solomon, lead accountant at Accounting Personalized. They discuss client information security and how accountants can help clients be more secure.  More about Michael's company: https://www.accountingpersonalized.com/   More about Andrew: https://bit.ly/36kbZ5n   Contact us to get remote tech control for your accounting firm: https://bit.ly/33CfJND Or call us at (888) 965-0171 to get help now.    More podcast episodes: https://lnkd.in/dEqqnVz
41:58
October 14, 2020
25: What's a password manager and how does a password manager work?
Easily managing all of your sign-in information securely is one of the main benefits of a password manager. We all have a tendency to reuse the same passwords and let our guard down for websites which we deem to be unimportant for our cybersecurity. On banking websites we might be on our best behavior but a forum or social media? Maybe not. However, these weak links in the chain might leave you vulnerable across the board. This podcast is a reading of this article on the topic from our blog: https://bit.ly/31jGCVp More podcast episodes can be found here: http://rushtech.online/podcast Contact us to get remote tech control for your accounting firm: https://bit.ly/33CfJND Or call us at (888) 965-0171 to get help now.
08:16
October 13, 2020
24: Technology in accounting - a chat with Chase Vowell
On this episode of the Tech Talk for Accountants Show, Andrew Lassise chats with Chase Vowell, Chief Accountant at Flux Accounting. They discuss technology in accounting.  Flux Accounting: https://fluxaccounting.com/  More about Andrew: https://bit.ly/36kbZ5n   Contact us to get remote tech control for your accounting firm: https://bit.ly/33CfJND Or call us at (888) 965-0171 to get help now.  More podcast episodes: https://lnkd.in/dEqqnVz
41:26
October 7, 2020
23: Don't miss these computer updates and avoid data breaches
Making sure your computer updates are done regularly is a large component of cybersecurity. Good software developers regularly send out updates for their software.  These computer updates can be:  to patch bugs improve overall performance lockdown any potential security exploits.  Your computer’s operating system is the foundation that the rest of the computer’s software is built upon. This too regularly receives updates from its manufacturer. Make sure your computer updates are up to date.  We can also help you automate the process:  Call (888) 965-0171 to get assistance now.  Or contact us here: https://bit.ly/33CfJND  This episode is a reading of the related article from our blog here: https://bit.ly/2GFTxcC
09:16
October 7, 2020
22: Putting President Trump's taxes into context
Andrew Lassise is joined by LuSundra Everett and they are discussing what accountants need to think about as clients may ask about President Trump's $750 a year federal tax bill. Connect with LuSundra: https://homebiztaxlady.com/   More about Andrew: https://bit.ly/36kbZ5n Contact us here to get remote tech control for your accounting firm: Or call us at (888) 965-0171 to get help now. More podcast episodes: https://lnkd.in/dEqqnVz
33:05
October 1, 2020
21: Keeping it jargon-free in accounting
Andrew Lassise is joined by H. Randy Hughes III, of Counting Pennies, on this episode of the Tech Talk for Accountants Show and they talk about jargon free communication, technology, and much more. Connect with Randy here: https://www.linkedin.com/in/h-randy-hughes-iii/  More about Andrew: https://rushtech.online/about-andrew-lassise/  Need remote tech support? Drop us a note: https://rushtech.online/contact/ Or call: (888) 965-0171
34:38
September 30, 2020
20: David Leary discusses QuickBooks apps and more
On this episode of the Tech Talk for Accountants Show, Andrew is joined by David Leary, a global small business ecosystem evangelist. They discuss QuickBooks apps and other related topics.  More about Andrew: http://rushtech.online/about-andrew-lassise/  More about David: https://www.davidleary.com/  More episodes: https://www.podpage.com/site/the-tech-talk-for-accountants-show/  Need help with your tech support? Contact us here: https://rushtech.online/contact/
36:59
September 23, 2020
19: What is a private wifi address and why you might care
Apple in late 2020 released a new feature for its devices called private wifi addresses. This feature is available for iOS 14, iPadOS 14, and watchOS 7 devices. The goal of this feature is to offer anonymity when regularly connecting to public wifi access points. As an accountant, your important documents or credentials may be at risk while connected to these hotspots.   Read the article: https://rushtech.online/private-wifi-address/  Contact us for remote tech support: https://rushtech.online/contact/
10:41
September 22, 2020
18: The Intuit ecosystem and building community in the accounting world
Richard Roppa-Roberts joins Andrew on this episode of the Tech Talk for Accountants Show and they discuss the Intuit ecosystem and building community. Connect with Richard: http://quasarcowboy.com/  Connect with Andrew: https://rushtech.online/about-andrew-lassise/  Contact us for remote tech support here: https://rushtech.online/contact/
48:36
September 16, 2020
17: Outsourcing accounting - is it a good idea?
On this episode of the Tech Talk for Accountants Show, Andrew is joined by Dean Barta of Barta Business Group. They discuss the topic of outsourcing accounting.   Dean's company: https://bartabusinessgroup.com/  More about Andrew: https://rushtech.online/about-andrew-lassise/  Remote tech support contact for accountants: https://rushtech.online/contact/  More podcast episodes: https://www.podpage.com/site/the-tech-talk-for-accountants-show/
35:30
September 10, 2020
16: Finding clients that work for your accounting firm - a chat with Michelle Weinstein
Andrew Lassise is joined by Michelle Weinstein, a sales strategist, on this episode of the podcast.  They discuss what goes into finding clients that are a good fit for accountants.   Think about your client roster and think about the person you love talking to. The client you love working with. "You love when you pull their file and work on their business," Michelle said. "You love that they tell you how much they appreciate you and your knowledge."  Make a list of 20 attributes of that clients. That's your perfect client that you want to go after.   Michelle offers more tips on the topic of finding clients - good ones - on this episode!    Check out Michelle's podcast The Abundant Accountant here: https://theabundantaccountant.com/abundant-accountant-podcast/  Check out more episodes of our podcast here: http://rushtech.online/podcast   Need remote tech support for your accounting firm? Contact us here: http://rushtech.online/contact
37:56
September 9, 2020
15: Consider these things when hiring remote tech support
Accounting firms sometimes wonder whether or not they need remote tech support and why that can be better than having in-house IT support. Once you know which attributes are important in a managed service provider you can ask the right questions and know what to look for. In this article, we are breaking down the advantages of remote tech support for you. If you have any questions, feel free to drop us a note: http://rushtech.online/contact/ The written version of this podcast can be found here: https://rushtech.online/remote-tech-support/
08:46
September 8, 2020
14: Remote learning - Are your family's children really safe on their computers?
Children and grandchildren are heading back to school and oftentimes learning via computer. The new normal also now must include distance learning cyber security tips that we need to consider for our children.  Here are some tips for you to consider. You can also read the written version of this episode here: https://rushtech.online/distance-learning-cyber-security-tips/ Need help with your internet security contact us here: https://rushtech.online/contact/
11:02
September 4, 2020
13: Common problems small businesses face with their accounting (feat. Will Keller)
On this episode of the Tech Talk for Accountants Show Andrew is joined by Will Keller of Scooter Accounting to talk about small business accounting and some of he problems small business face when it comes to accounting. You can also subscribe to our podcast here: http://rushtech.online/podcast Find Will's company at http://scooteraccounting.com Need help with your tech support and managed services? Contact us here: http://rushtech.online/contact
34:56
September 3, 2020
12: Things to know about accounting apps (with Heather Smith)
Author and Accounting Apps Expert Heather Smith joins Andrew Lassise on this episode of the Tech Talk for Accountants Show to talk about accounting and accounting apps. As always you can listen below, watch on YouTube and read the related article from the conversation on our website at http://rushtech.online/blog  Need help with your tech support or managed services, drop us a note at support@rushtechsupport.com or at http://rushtech.online/contact
28:40
September 2, 2020
11: How likely is a vishing attack to happen to me?
Vishing attacks are on the rise, according to federal officials, and can cause real harm to people and businesses. This article from your team at Rush Tech Support is sharing the latest and offers some tips. Vishing attacks are related to phishing scam attacks and try to dupe people into turning over personal information through a fake, but realistic sounding and looking phone call. The V in vishing attacks stands for "voice" as in somebody or a robotic voice calling you. For the written version of this episode: https://rushtech.online/vishing-attacks/ Need help with your data security? Call (888) 965-0171 to get assistance now. You can also contact us here: https://rushtech.online/contact/
13:48
August 28, 2020
10: Public WiFi security: Is it possible to be secure on public WiFi?
Most of us use public WiFi hotspots but public WiFi security is an easy afterthought. But public WiFi security should be a top priority to avoid the next data breach. With some basic strategies, you can avoid a majority of the possible issues. Convenience shouldn’t become a liability. This podcast episode is the reading of the blog post with the same title. You can read it here: https://rushtech.online/public-wifi-security/ Contact us here if you need help with your data security and managed services: https://rushtech.online/contact/
09:27
August 25, 2020
E9: Discussing Canopy, the accounting practice management software with Larry Furr
Larry Furr, Chief Product Officer at https://www.getcanopy.com/, joins Andrew Lassise to talk about accounting practice management software and specifically Canopy.  Let us help your accounting firm focus on accounting while we focus on your IT. Call (888) 965-0171 to get started now.
33:24
August 12, 2020
E8: How to grow your accounting firm's business quicker (feat. Mike Michalowicz)
In this episode of the Tech Talk for Accountants Podcast Andrew Lassise is joined by Author Mike Michalowicz to discuss how entrepreneurs can grow their businesses quicker, the concept of profit first and other topics of interest to accountants. You can listen wherever you listen to podcasts and even ask Siri to "Play the Tech Talk for Accountants Show podcast." We discussed among other topics: Why does the entrepreneurial gap exist and how to overcome it? How to make entrepreneurship a success Who wants to be an entrepreneur? How to delegate Pain driven decisions For more insights visit our blog: https://rushtech.online/blog/ Need help with your managed services for your accounting firm, contact us here: https://rushtech.online/contact/ Mike's books: https://rushtech.online/podcast/books/
41:16
August 3, 2020
E7: Fax security tips that matter for accountants
During the coronavirus pandemic the IRS is accepting the faxing of forms 1139, 1045 and 3115 which reminded us of the importance of fax security. That's the topic Andrew discusses on this episode: Online fax security. More about Andrew: https://rushtech.online/about-andrew-lassise/ Rush Tech Services: https://rushtech.online/services/ Contact us: https://rushtech.online/contact/
13:21
July 30, 2020
E6: Use these tips to not become a phishing scam victim
Andrew Lassise of Rush Tech Support explains common phishing techniques and how you and your accounting firm's employees can make sure not to fall victim. Need help with your tech support? Call us at (888) 965-0171 or contact us here: https://rushtech.online/contact/
26:22
July 28, 2020
E5: Why your accounting firm should be in the cloud (feat. Della Hudson)
Andrew Lassise is joined by Della Hudson, a UK-based cloud accountancy expert, on this episode. They discuss why accounting firms should be in the cloud, what that means and how to get started. Of course, they discuss how to practice good technology security as well. For more on Andrew: https://rushtech.online/about-andrew-lassise/ Connect with Della: https://hudsonbusiness.co.uk/ Previous episodes: https://rushtech.online/podcast To hire Rush Tech for your managed services: https://rushtech.online/contact/ Read Andrew's article on moving to the cloud on Accounting Today: https://www.accountingtoday.com/list/the-pros-and-cons-of-moving-your-firm-to-the-cloud
38:28
July 22, 2020
E4: Pricing strategies for accountants (feat. Rhondalynn Korolak)
Andrew Lassise is joined by Author Rhondalynn Korolak to discuss pricing value strategies for accountants and more.  You can buy Rhondalynn's book on the topic here: https://rushtech.online/podcast/books/ Connect with her on LinkedIn here: https://www.linkedin.com/in/imagineering/ Her website: https://imagineeringnow.com/ Her book can also be found here: https://pricingvalue.co/ For previous episodes of our podcast: https://rushtech.online/podcast/ Need help with tech support for your accounting firm, contact us here: https://rushtech.online/contact
30:26
July 15, 2020
E3: How do I know if my customer data was breached
In this episode of The Tech Talk for Accountants Show Andrew Lassise discusses this topic and offers tips on how accountants can spot data breach issues.   Andrew is the CEO of Rush Tech Support, a managed service provider for accounting firms around the United States. More about him: https://rushtech.online/about-andrew-lassise/
15:26
July 7, 2020
E2: The importance of fast support from your IT provider
Rush Tech CEO Andrew Lassise (https://rushtech.online/about-andrew-lassise/) shares the importance of fast IT action and how accounting firms can accomplish that. When a computers or a network aren't working that usually also means that employees can't do basic tasks. Andrew shares tips on how companies can stay ahead of issues and make sure their technology doesn't let them down. He discusses both proactive and reactive measures that need to be implemented at fast speeds. For more about Rush Tech: http://rushtech.online
20:36
July 1, 2020
What accountants must know about managed services
Rush Tech CEO Andrew Lassise breaks down the common tech problems accounting firms face and how managed services can help avoid issues. Check us out on RushTech.online for more.
23:37
June 23, 2020