Press


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Archive of Selected Press Clippings

  • Sandi Smith Leyva” Named A Community Choice Honoree
  • Accountant’s Accelerator Starts Fourth Year
  • Need More Clients? Don’t Lose Perfectly Good Leads! by Sandi Smith Leyva, The Sleeter Group QuickBooks and Beyond, August 15, 2013
  • Announce Your New Software Certifications by Sandi Smith Leyva, The Sleeter Group QuickBooks and Beyond, June 25, 2013
  • How Much Do You Charge? by Sandi Smith Leyva, The Sleeter Group QuickBooks and Beyond, June 25, 2013
  • Multiply Your Networking Results with a Great “Elevator Speech” by Sandi Smith Leyva, The Sleeter Group QuickBooks and Beyond, June 11, 2013
  • Innovative Company Brings New Coaching Model to the Accounting Profession and Better Small Business Expertise to Thousands of Small Business Owners, The Mercury News Silicon Valley, March 19, 2012
  • Innovative Company Brings New Coaching Model to the Accounting Profession and Better Small Business Expertise to Thousands of Small Business Owners, San Francisco Chronicle, March 19, 2012
  • Five Fun and Easy Ways to Wow Your Clients, CPA Trendlines, March 17, 2012
  • “Six Ways to Give Yourself a Raise,” by Sandi Smith Leyva, CPA Trendlines, February 29, 2012
  • “Women in Consulting Names 2012 Board of Directors,” Marketwire, February 28, 2012
  • “Twelve Steps to Recovery for Accountants in Denial About Marketing (Especially During Tax Season),” by Sandi Smith Leyva, Right Networks Newsletter, February 2012
  • “Five Easy Ideas for a Quick Business Boost,” by Sandi Smith, CPA Trendlines, August 20, 2011
  • Guest on Radio Free QuickBooks, February 2, 2011
  • “Four New Mega-Trend Marketing Strategies,” by Sandi Smith, CPA Trendlines, January 30, 2011
  • “Four Ways to Stop Leaving Money on the Table,” by Sandi Smith, CPA Trendlines, January 11, 2011
  • Sandi’s nonprofit organization, the American Happiness Association (AHA) is featured on the Fran Descher Tawk Show, December, 2010
  • AHA is featured on PBS’s Healing Quest TV show, November 29, 2010
  • AHA is mentioned on CBS News shortly after Global Happiness Day, October 10, 2010
  • “A Pre-Program Questionnaire Makeover,” by Jolene Jang, Speaker, January/February 2007
  • Podcast, Webmasters and Business Processes, Small Business Technology Newsletter by James Gaskin, Network World, October, 2006
  • Ideas in Motion – Sandi Smith, CPA – Educator, Designer, Aviator, by Scott Cytron, The Insider, Accounting Software411.com, August 2006
  • “Make your firm’s website work for your firm,” CPA Computer Report, June 2006
  • “On Site and on Target,” by Susan Baker, Professional Speaker, June 2006, page 31
  • The Ron Muhammed Show, WLTH Radio, Gary Indiana, May 31, 2006
  • The Dan Valenti Show, WBRK Radio, Pittsfield, MA, March 9, 2006
  • “reads to kick off your year,” travelgirl, January/February 2006
  • KAAA Radio, Bullhead City, Arizona, January 4, 2006
  • Rick Crandall’s Breakfast Club, KEZW Studio
    1430 Radio
    , Denver, Colorado, January 3, 2006
  • “Winter Reading Recommendations,” Books by Tom Elliott, Mensa Bulletin, December 2005
  • Around the World Radio show, syndicated, Santa Barbara, CA, December 15, 2005
  • Backstage Live with Joe Scheibinger, News-Talk 1450 KFIZ
    Radio
    , Fond du Lac, WI, December 15, 2005
  • WRJM Radio Talk Show, Ozark, Alabama, December 13, 2005
  • WIMA Radio Show, Lima, Ohio, December 2, 2005
  • Inside Track Club, Jane Atkinson, October 2005
  • Good News!, Lorri Allen, October 2005
  • “Technology and the 21st Century CPA,” AICPA Journal of Accountancy,
    March, 2005.
  • Web Site Workover,” by James Gaskin, Network World, January 17, 2005
  • “Hi-Tech Tops Must-Have Wish Lists,” AICPA CPA Insider, December 6, 2004.
  • “Professionally
    Speaking,” The Meeting Professional, June 2004, page 8.
  • “Chapter News,” The Meeting Professional, May 2004, page
    14.
  • “Web Design Entrepreneur Has a Varied Background,” by Patricia Rivera,
    Dallas Morning News, July 6, 2003.
  • “Measuring the Effectiveness of a Web Site,” by Scott H. Cytron, ABC,
    CPA Software News, August 2001, page 57.
  • “Top Ten Technologies Provide a Wake-Up Call for the Profession,”
    by Scott H. Cytron, ABC, CPA Software News, April/May 2001,
    page 70.
  • “Technology 2001: A Cyberspace Odyssey,” by Scott H. Cytron, ABC,
    AICPA InfoTech Update, January/February 2001.
  • AICPA Annual List of Top Technologies, AccountingWeb, September 2000.
  • “Innovative Approaches to Continuing Professional Education,” Pro2Net’s
    HotTalk, December, 1999.
  • “The Virtual Office: Virtually Everywhere,” by Antoinette Alexander,
    Accounting Technology, August 1999, page 50.
  • “AICPA Top 10 list for 1999 focuses on technology issues,” by Chaim
    Yudkowsky, Cyber Sense column, Business Sense, Louisville,
    Kentucky, March 8, 1999.
  • “How Secure Is your Computer System?” by Michael G. Stevens, The
    Practical Accountant
    , January 1998.
  • “The Remote Balance,” by Jim DiSimone, Today’s CPA, April
    1997.
  • “The pros and cons of value-added resellers,” by John Covaleski,
    Accounting Today,
    July 7-27, 1997.
  • “1996 AWSCPA Achievement Awards,” AWSCPA National News, American
    Woman’s Society of CPAs, August, 1996.
  • “How to squeeze more out of your department’s computer systems,” CFO
    & Controller Alert
    , May 14, 1996.
  • “CPAs who consult on Technology to CPAs,” CPA Computer Report,
    July 1996.
  • “AOPA Members in the News,” AOPA Pilot, December 1995.
  • “Mission Possible,” by Colleen Stead, The Irving News, Irving, Texas, October 8, 1995.
  • “Volunteer Eye Surgeon in Nepal,” The Kathmandu Post, August 25, 1995.
  • “Baird Community Spirit Award,” Dallas Business Journal,
    March 1995.



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