CPA Practice Advisor

OCT 2018

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14 OCTOBER 2018 ■ REVIEW: WEBSITE BUILDERS ALL INCLUSIVE CPAsites CPAsites is a good option for accounting firms of any size that wish to outsource website creation, design and maintenance. CPAsites offers built-from-scratch websites that are designed for accounting firms, with custom design and maintenance free, with users only paying for a monthly subscription. There are four subscription levels to choose from, with each level offering different options depending on the level of subscription chosen. Offering flexible subscription terms and custom designed websites, CPAsites is available in several options. A Platinum level subscription includes all service options including a client newsletter, a client portal, SEO, financial calculators, and one hour of edits and/or updates each month, and runs $150 per month. Gold, Silver, and Bronze subscription levels are also available, with users choosing the options they wish to include in their subscription. Read the full review for this product online at: 12428961 4.75 2018 OVERALL RATING GetNetSet Websites for Accounting Firms GetNetSet offers custom website creation specifically for accounting professionals, and is best suited for small to mid-sized firms. Those interested have their choice of three product plans: Representer, which is for very small firms and offers 7 web pages; the Retainer plan, which includes an unlimited number of pages and a client portal; and the Recruiter plan, which offers all of the options available in the other two versions along with advanced SEO capability and expanded storage options. All three versions offer search engine optimization (SEO) features including Custom META Keywords, Custom URLs, Automatic 301 Redirection, and Custom Header Tags. The Retainer and Recruiter versions offer Personal SEO Analysis, Keyword Research, and Monthly Search Reports and integration with marketing applications such as Constant Contact, iContact, and MailChimp. The Recruiter version also integrates with Google Analytics and Google Adwords. All versions of the product also link to popular social media networks such as Facebook, LinkedIn and Twitter. Read the full review for this product online at: 12428960 5 2018 OVERALL RATING DO-IT-YOURSELF AccountantsWorld Website Relief Website Relief is part of the AccountantsWorld suite of applications designed for accounting professionals, and is a good fit for small to mid-sized accounting firms that use other AccountantsWorld applications. Website Relief can also be used as a stand-alone website design application if desired. Website Relief is designed to integrate with other AccountantsWorld applications including Accounting Power, Cloud Cabinet, Directory Listing, Practice Relief, and After-the-Fact Payroll. Sign up forms for company newsletters can also be displayed on the website, and users can easily create a blog that can be placed on the website. Currently, Website Relief is available for $595.00 per year, and includes a money back guarantee if users cancel within the first 30 days. Read the full review for this product online at: 12428967 4.75 2018 OVERALL RATING CCH Site Builder CCH Site Builder from Wolters Kluwer is best suited for small to mid-sized accounting firms that use other CCH/Wolters Kluwer applications. Site Builder can be utilized as a stand-alone website solution if desired. Those interested in CCH Site Builder can request a free 30-day trial of the application to try out prior to purchasing. CCH Site Builder will provide a quote to those interested in the application. A long list of add-on options are available to purchase if desired. Read the full review for this product online at: 12428962 4.5 2018 OVERALL RATING CPA Site Solutions CPA Site Solutions is well suited for accounting firms of any size, offering scalable website design and hosting solutions. CPA Site Solutions currently offers four plans, with complete web design included in all plans. CPA Site Solutions four plan options are: Silver, which is priced at $58.50 per month, Gold, which is $79.50, Platinum, which is $105.50, and Diamond, which is $139 per month. No long-term contract is required, and a 60-day free trial is available. Read the full review for this product online at: 12428966 5 2018 OVERALL RATING

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