Accountant City
For a fee, Accountant City will provide you with a ready-made Web site, complete with frequently updated tips, news, and more.Accountants' Marketing Secrets: Mostad & Christensen Inc.
Mostad & Christensen Inc., sells marketing aids such as client newsletters, brochures, newsletters, and newspaper columns to accountants. In addition to marketing info, the site contains a free "Marketing Tip of the Month."

Accounting & Financial Site Builder
The AFSB lets users create their own accounting or financial Web site. Select the look and feel, manage the content, and have access to industry tools. Each site includes a home page, financial calculators, links page, and a client services page. By visiting, users can also build a test site, view a sample site, have your site linked to other sites and portals, and receive a newsletter.

AccountingSoftwareAdvisor.com
Looking for detailed information about different accounting software packages before you pick the right one for your business or your customers? Respected consultant and CPA J. Carlton Collins has created a feature-rich Web site to help. On the site, you'll find detailed descriptions and reviews of most accounting packages, retail price comparisons for various numbers of users, and more. A great resource.

Asgard Systems
Asgard makes Time Tracker, an employee scheduling solution. Surf here for product info, pricing, free trials and tours, online ordering and more.

Bookkeeper List
This Bookkeeper List helps accountants find and hire a bookkeeper for their practice through an international database. This site contains bookkeeping services listings, accounting software recommendations, accounting training information, job listings, bookkeeper ratings, tax tips, tutorials and small business Web sites, and more.

Both Worlds Software
Both Worlds produces the ImagineTime time and billing solution for CPAs and accounting professionals. Surf here for product info, a tour, downloads, and more.

Build Your Firm
Anyone with a cluttered office and too-complicated filing system will find some relief at this Web site, which offers helpful tips for streamlining everything from your kitchen drawers to your home office. You can also sign up for a free newsletter, or enlist the help of a professional to solve your unique problems.

The Consulting Accountant
This practice development site, headed by Ric Payne, president of research and development company Principa, and co-founder of Results Accountants' System (now RAN ONE), offers a host of free articles and advice on how to position your firm for the future. A "live help" feature is also free to visitors, although in-depth consulting will require upgrading to the site's premium service.

ConvergenceCoaching, LLC
This site offers free articles and advice to help CPA and IT firms manage their practices and grow thoughtfully. It's the brainchild of CPA Jim Metzler and Jennifer Wilson, renowned technology and consulting experts.

CPA and Accountant Directory
For a fee, this site will include your firm in its directory - but the listings are beyond rudimentary, and the site seems to be confusing accountants for dentists... .

CPA Online
A site full of news and information focused on buying accounting software. They also have a Palm Edition of the site, maximized for PDAs.

Creative Solutions
A venerable seller of software for accountants, Creative Solutions offers a wide range of accounting solutions, including Practice CS, a practice management product for time & billing, scheduling, reporting and more. Visit their site for more info, and demos.

CPATransitions.com
This company offers an online marketplace to buy or sell accounting practices, including confidential national listings, and instant e-mail notification of new listings

Entreworld.org
The Kauffman Foundation's Web site for entrepreneurs offers a dizzying array of articles and resources for small business owners. Most articles are authored by successful entrepreneurs and offer detailed how-to advice for starting, growing and maintaining a business.

Exigen, Inc.
Software and services for professional services automation (including time & billing, project financial management, and profitability analysis) from this web services provider. Get product info, news and support here.

Complete Site Interactive
Another way for your firm to stake a claim in cyberspace: The man behind the Practical Accountant and Accountant Technology has created a web design and hosting company for accounting professionals. For as little as $200, small firms can have a presence on the Web complete with a wealth of information for their clients. Personal life events, business and tax strategies, a monthly newsletter and a reference library all come with the package, in addition to customizable pages.

Greatland Corp.
Vendor sells forms and envelopes, software, presentation materials and marketing tools for accountants and tax practitioners. Read more about it here.

ImagineTime
Time & billing software for accountants, consultants and professionals. Get product info, demos, a guided tour and more here.

The Growth Partnership
Provides consulting and training to help CPA firms grow sustainably. At the site, you can download free marketing tools and learn more about their mentoring programs, a la carte services, CPE seminars, and support products.

Mango
Mango's Mangomind is a virtual office technology designed specifically with CPAs and accounting professionals in mind. It allows secure file sharing, document access, and more. For product info, demos, pricing and more, click here.

Marketing For Accountants
Free tips for CPAs in practice to better market themselves and win new clients. Site also offers a free monthly marketing e-newsletter, and a few free downloadable reports

New Clients, Inc.
This practice development and marketing firm offers seminars and programs to show you how to grow your firm and your client list, and guarantees an increase in your billings. The site offers a free newsletter and marketing tips. They also offer help in selling or acquiring practices, and have a list of accounting practices for sale around the country.

Office Tools Pro
This comprehensive practice management program is designed for CPAs and tax firms and features client management and scheduling, project management, document imaging, time and billing and document management in one package. The program is available free of charge for the first 90 days.

PDI Global
Offers marketing resources, newsletters, guides, retreats and other practice-building help for accountants, attorneys, financial planners, etc. Site also offers free "Growth & Profitability Tips."

Prosystem fx Site Builder
This CCH service, formerly Execusite, offers a quick and easy way for accounting and tax professionals to create a web presence. They claim they can have you up and running in about 30 minutes, tailoring the site to suit your client base, and offering content prepared by CCH. There's a risk-free 30-day test drive, so it's worth checking out.

RAN-ONE
This international network of independent firms is devoted to helping its members grow their practices through training programs, software solutions, support, networking and consulting services.

Sage Practice Solutions
Among Sage's software products, Sage CPA Practice Manager 50 and 200 offer professionals full-featured systems for contact management, time & billing, and more. Check out the site for info.

Small Business Financial Management Group
SBFMG offers franchise opportunities exclusively to CPAs -- without charging upfront franchise fees. The group provides great opportunities for start-up practices, or established practices facing marketing challenges.

Software Technology Inc.
Click here for product and ordering info, support, reviews and demos of STI's practice management software, PracticeMaster, and their time & billing software, TABS III.

Tax Beacon
Like its sister site, Accountant City, Tax Beacon will provide you with a ready-made Web site, complete with frequently updated tips, news, and more - for a fee.

Timeslips
A leading provider of time & billing software, both on the web and at the office (and even for Macs!). Click here for live online demos and product info.

TimeWise
Product info, free trials, shareware, support and ordering for TimeWise's line of time & billing and production management software for service and manufacturing firms. Software is compatible with a number of platforms and in a wide range of countries.

Waugh & CO
Waugh & Co. is a Nashville, Tenn.-based marketing consulting and training firm exclusively serving the accounting profession. The firm provides assessment, planning, strategic thinking and implementation of practice development programs for CPA firms. They also assist firms with mergers and acquisitions, service line expansions, keynote presentations, partner retreats, and the executive search process.

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