Partnerships – Co-Marketing – PR Releases

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Build Your Firm Partners with Lincoln Financial Advisors

Build Your Firm and Lincoln Financial Advisors the retail distribution arm of Lincoln Financial Group will collaboratively promote an educational series of webinars in 2013, which will be free for accountants to attend. The Lunch & Learn webinar series is expected to attract 12,000 – 20,000 accountants throughout 2013. CPA’s will be entitled to receive free CPE.  The partnership was inspired by Build Your Firm President Allan Ratafia’s desire to help accounting firms market their practices more effectively.

Build Your Firm and Lincoln Financial Advisors expect that this alliance will help accounting firms market their services more effectively and generate more leads amongst small business owners. The webinars focus on topics like internet marketing, reputation management, referral marketing, niche marketing, social media, and lead generation using inbound marketing techniques.

The 2013 Lunch & Learn Webinar series will now be collectively promoted by Lincoln Financial Advisors, Paychex, BizFilings, ShareFile, Cloud9 Real Time and Build Your Firm. There will be two webinars provided per month from May to December for a total of sixteen webinars in 2013. The webinar series is expected to generate 12,000 – 20,000 attendees.

Lincoln Financial Group is the marketing name for Lincoln National Corporation (NYSE:LNC) and its affiliates. With headquarters in the Philadelphia region, the companies of Lincoln Financial Group had assets under management of $178 billion as of December 31, 2012. Through its affiliated companies, Lincoln Financial Group offers: annuities; life, group life, disability and dental insurance; employer-sponsored retirement plans; savings plans; and comprehensive financial planning and advisory services. For more information, including a copy of our most recent SEC reports containing our balance sheets, please visit www.lincolnfinancial.com.

Build Your Firm Partners with Paychex

Build Your Firm and Paychex will collaboratively promote an educational series of webinars in 2013, which will be free for accountants to attend. The Lunch & Learn webinar series is expected to attract 12,000 – 20,000 accountants throughout 2013. CPA’s will be entitled to receive free CPE. The partnership was inspired by Build Your Firm President Allan Ratafia’s desire to help accounting firms market their practices more effectively.

Build Your Firm and Paychex expect that this alliance will help accounting firms market their services more effectively and generate more leads amongst small business owners. The webinars focus on topics like internet marketing, reputation management, referral marketing, niche marketing, social media, and lead generation using inbound marketing techniques.

The 2013 Lunch & Learn Webinar series will now be collectively promoted by Paychex, BizFilings, ShareFile, Cloud9 Real Time and Build Your Firm. There will be two webinars provided per month from May to December for a total of sixteen webinars in 2013. The webinar series is expected to generate 12,000 – 20,000 attendees.

Paychex is a leading provider of payroll, human resources and employee benefit services.  Paychex has partnered with industry leaders to offer special programs for our accounting professionals.  Paychex is the proud provider of payroll and retirement services for the American Institute of Certified Public Accountants (AICPA) and the preferred provider of payroll services for members of the National Association of Enrolled Agents (NAEA).

Build Your Firm Partners with BizFilings

Build Your Firm and BizFilings will collaboratively promote an educational series of webinars in 2013, which will be free for accountants to attend. The Lunch & Learn webinar series is expected to attract 12,000 – 20,000 accountants throughout 2013.  CPA’s will be entitled to receive free CPE.  The partnership was inspired by Build Your Firm President Allan Ratafia’s desire to help accounting firms market their practices more effectively.

Build Your Firm and BizFilings expect that this alliance will help accounting firms generate more leads and update them on business formation options.  In particular, both firms expect to educate accountants how to use incorporations and registered agent services to close new business consultatively while enjoying the benefits of outsourcing business formation processing.

The 2013 Lunch & Learn Webinar series will now be collectively promoted by BizFilings, ShareFile, Cloud9 Real Time and Build Your Firm.  There will be two webinars provided per month from May to December for a total of sixteen webinars in 2013.  The webinar series is expected to generate 12,000 – 20,000 attendees.  More details to follow.

Build Your Firm Partners with ShareFile

ShareFile and Build Your Firm will collaboratively promote a Lunch & Learn educational series of webinars in 2013, which will be free for accountants to attend. The Lunch & Learn webinar series is expected to attract 12,000 – 20,000 accountants throughout 2013.

The partnership was inspired by Build Your Firm President Allan Ratafia’s desire to help accounting firms operate more efficiently, and securely. Build Your Firm and ShareFile expect that this alliance will improve accountants’ efficiency in two ways: by making it simple and easy for them to exchange files quickly, and by better ensuring that their data is secure.  According to Allan, “ShareFile’s Outlook Plugin enables progressive accounting firms to Work Smarter, Not Harder enabling accountants to send Outlook email attachments using 256-bit encryption.”  With the ShareFile service, accountants can exchange large encrypted QuickBooks, PDF, Excel files and tax documents online.

For more details on the ShareFile service and features for operating more efficiently, visit the website.

Build Your Firm Partners with Cloud9 Real Time

The accounting industry is rapidly moving to “the cloud” to provide business owners and accounting firms with secure and reliable access to financial information in real time Cloud9 Real Time is a leading provider of cloud hosting solutions for over 350 applications online.  They offer two distinct cloud solutions: QuickBooks Hosting in a shared environment and their more robust, award-winning Private Cloud solution offering customized virtual servers.  Through Cloud9, all data and applications are available in a secure, central location while providing the user access 24/7 from anywhere with internet connection.  Cloud9 currently provides virtual office solutions to over 9,000 users and guarantees uptime of 99.999%.

The partnership was inspired by Build Your Firm President Allan Ratafia’s desire to help accounting firms operate more efficiently, and securely. Build Your Firm and Cloud9 expect that this alliance will improve accountants’ efficiency in two ways: by making it simple and easy for them to access QuickBooks remotely, and by better ensuring that their data is secure in the cloud. According to Allan, “Cloud9’s hosting capabilities enables progressive accounting firms to Work Smarter, Not Harder by reducing the need to send electronic files back and forth, which is archaic and wastes tons of time.”

Cloud9 Real Time and Build Your Firm will also collaboratively promote a Lunch & Learn educational series of webinars in 2013, which will be free for accountants to attend.  The Lunch & Learn webinar series is expected to attract 12,000 – 15,000 accountants throughout 2013.