Marketing for Accountants with Karen Reyburn

On Episode 141 of The Unique CPA, join Randy Crabtree as he takes a dive into the dynamic world of accounting marketing with the insightful Karen Reyburn of The Profitable Firm. As a CPA turned marketing guru, Karen shares her expertise on effective client education, the power of niche marketing, and how accountants can leverage AI to transform their practices. Explore the importance of understanding your audience, the benefits of choosing a specific focus, and how to ensure your firm stands out in a crowded market. Whether you’re looking to refine your marketing strategy or you’re curious about the future impact of tech, this episode is full of actionable advice and forward-thinking ideas.

Important Links

The Accountant Marketer on Amazon

Karen Reyburn on LinkedIn

About the Guest

Karen L. Reyburn is the founder of The Profitable Firm, which assists accounting firms in finding their best clients through varied marketing initiatives. Karen’s goal in PF’s founding was to help accountants learn and enjoy marketing, and to see and believe in their own creative abilities. PF’s focus is on collaboration, with team members and firm clients all around the world.

Karen completed her bachelor’s in Accountancy at Northern Arizona University in 1997 and earned her CPA license in the U.S. as well, but she has lived in Scotland for the past 20 years, and now holds dual citizenship. She formerly served as an Audit Senior, a Business Development Director, and a Client Services Director before founding The Profitable Firm.

Meet the Host

Randy Crabtree, CPA

Randy Crabtree

Randy Crabtree, co-founder and partner of Tri-Merit Specialty Tax Professionals, is a widely followed author, lecturer and podcast host for the accounting profession.

Since 2019, he has hosted the “The Unique CPA,” podcast, which ranks among the world’s 5% most popular programs (Source: Listen Score). You can find articles from Randy in Accounting Today’s Voices column, the AICPA Tax Adviser (Tax-saving opportunities for the housing and construction industries) and he is a regular presenter at conferences and virtual training events hosted by CPAmerica, Prime Global, Leading Edge Alliance (LEA), Allinial Global and several state CPA societies. Crabtree also provides continuing professional education to top 100 CPA firms across the country.

Schaumburg, Illinois-based Tri-Merit is a niche professional services firm that specializes in helping CPAs and their clients benefit from R&D tax credits, cost segregation, the energy efficient commercial buildings deduction (179D), the energy efficient home credit (45L) and the employee retention credit (ERC).

Prior to joining Tri-Merit, Crabtree was managing partner of a CPA firm in the greater Chicago area. He has more than 30 years of public accounting and tax consulting experience in a wide variety of industries, and has worked closely with top executives to help them optimize their tax planning strategies.