Episode 74. In today’s practical episode, “What Works for Accountants When Budgets Are Small.”
Key takeaways from this episode include:
➜ what makes cost the biggest issue in pricing conversations for accountants
➜ why ‘we don’t have the budget for that’ is often a true statement from prospects of accountants
➜ the mistake accountants make when they misinterpret a small budget to mean ‘we have no money’
➜ why having no money is not the same as having no budget for accounting products and services
➜ the realities of budgets and how accountants can help potential new clients reallocate spend
➜ the number one thing that what gives accountants and CPAs the power to direct budgets in pricing negotiations
➜ how accountants can justify value and ROI with prospects who engage their accounting services
➜ an example conversation between an accountant and a potential client to address the small or no budget objection
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