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.

Episode Highlights And Takeaways:

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?

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