What's Next For Accounting? - Issue #101
Programming note: My accountant community Realize is putting together mastermind groups & signups close 09/30. Here’s an old explainer of how ours work. Mastermind groups were the most transformative thing I ever did as a firm runner.
💡The New ChatGPT Canva Plugin
The new Canva plugin is a mega mega simple way to generate marketing graphics:
Enable the Canva plugin in ChatGPT (GPT Plus required)
Prompt it with the name & theme of what you want
It’ll suggest the most relevant templates to your request
You’re pulled into Canva, where you can modify the text & export the image (for free)
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📅 This Week
My rundown of the top 10 reasons accountants don’t always charge their worth
I’m a believer that the best in-person conferences will become more experiential, rather than a day of slide decks. Here’s an example of what that could look like
How to sell your first digital product in an accounting firm (and why you should)
Remember the excitement around Microsoft Copilot being able to see across your entire MS suite? Google just beat them to the punch, and it’s now live across Google products
While this is really exciting and super helpful, in the next 24 mos this functionality will become table stakes
I’m still of the belief the most useful version of this is the one that lives in your practice management system, that’s tailored to firm-specific workflows
I’m a believer the future of internet-enabled firms is micro-niche, and the way you build it is different than a traditional niche firm
You’ll soon be able to process Gusto payroll direct from your Chase online bill pay
There’s now a ChatGPT plugin for Microsoft Power Automate - you could already create flows descriptively (when X happens, I want Y to happen), as far as I can tell you can now just do this from ChatGPT
OpenAI announced the newest version of their image generation model, DALLE-3, and it will be available soon in ChatGPT Plus
😍From The Community
My private peer networking community Realize for firm leaders, now capped at 500 members.
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