Marketing Your Fraud Examination Practice

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While a common assumption is that marketing equates to purchasing advertisements, that is, in fact, only one aspect of the process. Marketing involves any activity that presents your practice to potential clients in a manner that communicates the value of your services and leads them to choose your business.

This course offers guidance to develop a marketing strategy for your fraud examination practice. Whether you have an established operation that you are looking to expand or you are getting ready to strike out on your own, marketing is key to any successful fraud examination practice.

Key Takeaways:

  • Tips for identifying services you should offer
  • Insights for identifying your potential customers
  • Legal and ethical considerations for advertising your practice
  • Differences between advertising and public relations
  • Tips for making your business relationships last



You Will Learn How To:

Discern strategies for identifying and marketing the services offered by your firm

Determine the factors involved in effectively branding your business

Distinguish groups of potential clients

Differentiate between advertising, public relations, and networking activities

Compare the effectiveness of different methods for advertising your firm’s services

Recognize the ways networking can be used to build rapport with potential and existing clients

Select methods for determining appropriate fees for your services

Identify the most cost-effective marketing initiatives

Table of Contents

Lesson 1 Identify Your Services
Lesson 2 Identifying Your Potential Clients
Lesson 3 Advertising
Lesson 4 Public Relations
Lesson 5 Networking
Lesson 6 Integrating Marketing into Your Business Plan

CPE Information

CPE Credit: 3
NASBA Information: Communications and Marketing
Advanced Preparation: None
Last Updated: August 2023
Delivery Method: QAS Self-Study


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