Accounting Influencers Roundtable


Diverse Revenue Streams for Accountants: Kate Johnson

Rob Brown interviews influencer Kate Johnson on how accountants, CPAs and bookkeepers can diversify their revenue streams and think more entrepreneurially.

It’s the “Influencers in Accounting” show, going live every Wednesday to 150 countries and 30,000 accounting practitioners, fintech specialists and influencers in the accountancy, CPA and bookkeeping space.

In today’s episode 26, “Diverse Revenue Streams for Accountants: Kate Johnson.”

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Kate Johnson owns Heritage Business Services, LLC, a virtual bookkeeping firm serving small business clients all over the United States. She can also be found helping other accounting professionals build a virtual accounting career they love inside her Bookkeeping Side Hustle Community. She holds an MBA from the Yale School of Management and a BA in Economics from Baylor University. In 2020, she was recognized as a Top 50 Women In Accounting. She worked in corporate finance before opting to become a stay-at-home-mom for several years after her first child was born. 

Key takeaways from this episode include:

❊ the different accounting influencers, including qualified accountants and bookkeepers who want to serve their peers

❊ how thinking entrepreneurially helps accountants and bookkeepers to truly understand their business clients

❊ examples of alternative revenue streams available to CPAs, accountants and bookkeepers

❊ strategies for CPAs, accountants and bookkeepers to choose viable side hustles and new revenue streams

❊ the importance of building assets, networks, communities and advocates in a professional role like accounting

❊ first steps for CPAs, accountants and bookkeepers in building a community, a fan base or a dedicated tribe of followers

Kate is a very proud Texan, Baylor Bear, and Navy wife. Her hair fits her personality. She is a morning person. Big time. She gets more done before 7:00 am (when her kids are allowed out of their room) than some people get done all day long.


A reminder of 5 great shows in the Accounting Influencers Podcast Network:

Success in Accounting – MONDAYS. Our flagship main show features panels, live interviews and replays of our most popular shows.

Insights in Accounting – TUESDAYS. The best news, analysis, commercial awareness, news under microscope, podcast mentions and recommendations.

Influencers in Accounting – WEDNESDAYS. Deep dive 1-1 interviews with leaders, experts, influencers from around the world.

Best Practice in Accounting – THURSDAYS. Practice development, growth, management, consulting, examples, stories and practical here’s what works stuff for accountants, bookkeepers and the fintech/software people who serve them.

UK Matters in Accounting – FRIDAYS. A UK focused show featuring UK related topics, news items, events and interviews.

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