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The Bookkeepers' Podcast - Episode 174
How to start a bookkeeping practice

In this episode of The Bookkeepers' Podcast, Zoe Whitman and Jo Wood spoke to Rebecca Williams of Eccounting Made Easy and Sarah Twigg of Twigg Accountancy Services about starting a bookkeeping practice in 2022.

Rebecca and Sarah both started their practices in 2022, they've worked with us on The Bookkeepers' Startup Programme and The Bookkeepers' 6 Month Succses Programme and we've loved following their journeys as they've found clients and flourished. 

We think you'll find this episode inspiring and thought-provoking if you're thinking about starting your own practice. We covered:

  • Sarah and Rebecca's backgrounds and why they started their practices

  • How they've found clients

  • The importance of visibility

  • Whether it matters if you have a background in practice

  • How to find support with your questions


0:00 Introduction

1:43 About Rebecca Williams

3:55 Rebecca's reasons for starting her practice

6:40 About Sarah Twigg

6:55 Sarah's reasons for starting a practice

9:40 Building a business for job satisfaction

11:35 The opportunity to support clients in a way you never thought possible

15:25 Can you start a business without practice experience?

20:37 How to build connections who can help you build your business

27:55 How to find clients

39:40 Should you cold call?

About our guests

Connect with Rebecca Williams on Facebook

Follow Rebecca's YouTube channel

Connect with Sarah Twigg on Facebook

Follow Sarah's YouTube channel 

About us

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Find out more about The 6 Figure Bookkeeper at

Join The Bookkeepers' Startup Programme

Watch the full podcast episode on YouTube or listen wherever you get your podcasts.

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