Building The Premier Accounting Firm

Thriving in the Subscription Economy w/ Blake Oliver, CPA

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Roger Knecht

President of Universal Accounting Center

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Thriving in the Subscription Economy

Your Host: Roger Knecht, president of Universal Accounting Center

Guest Name: Blake Oliver, CPA

Welcome to another insightful episode of the Building the Premier Accounting firm podcast, hosted by Roger Knecht. In this episode, you will be treated to a captivating conversation with Blake Oliver, an accomplished CPA, entrepreneur & podcast host. They talk about an array of intriguing topics, offering a wealth of valuable insights for accounting professionals and business enthusiasts alike.

Blake starts by sharing his remarkable journey and how he ended up in the Accounting world. Intriguingly, while initially pursuing a career as a cellist and dreaming of playing in an orchestra, he found himself unexpectedly drawn into the world of bookkeeping.

The conversation turns on his venture into the tech sector and the vital need for accountants to navigate the evolving landscape, particularly in the realm of subscription-based business models. They discuss key metrics such as lifetime value and cost per acquisition emerge as crucial considerations, reinforcing the need for accountants to stay ahead in a changing financial landscape.

They also delve into various aspects of business management for CPAs, including effective time management strategies and business expansion. Blake offers invaluable insights into achieving a balance between professional growth and personal interests, drawing from his personal experiences.

As the episode draws to a close, Blake expresses his deep affection for the accounting profession and encourages us to seize the abundant opportunities it presents.

This episode is a treasure trove of knowledge and inspiration for accounting professionals and business owners looking to thrive in the ever-evolving Accounting industry.

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About Our Guest: Blake Oliver, CPA

Blake Oliver, CPA, is an accountant, podcaster, and entrepreneur who specializes in financial technology. Blake is the creator of Earmark CPE, an app that offers NASBA-approved CPE for listening to your favorite accounting and tax podcasts. He also co-hosts the Accounting Podcast, the most popular podcast for accountants and bookkeepers in the world. Blake lives in Scottsdale, Arizona, where he likes to hike the Sonoran Preserve and play his cello.


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