RALEIGH, N.C. (June 12, 2009) – Hughes Pittman & Gupton, LLP (www.hpg.com), the largest CPA firm headquartered and staffed in the Research Triangle Park region of North Carolina, announces today its use of Twitter (http://twitter.com/HPGcpas) to keep clients up-to-date on the latest financial, regulatory and accounting news.
“Now more than ever it is important for business owners and executives to have a clear understanding of what is happening in the financial community,” says Brooks Malone, HPG partner. “The volume of information available on a daily basis can be overwhelming and even conflicting. Using Twitter to share timely and specific information provides clients the knowledge needed to keep their businesses running successfully.”
Limited to 140 characters, Twitter messages, known as tweets, provide succinct information accessible from computers and mobile devices. Followers of HPG’s twitter messaging receive a one-line summary of article content along with a link to the detailed news. This allows recipients to quickly assess if it is important to their business operations, and begin applying the knowledge.
More than 500 individuals are currently following HPG tweets and the number grows every day. Followers include: venture capitalists, business owners, in-house accounting personnel and financial news media.
Covering timely accounting, business and tax issues, recent tweets have addressed foreign bank account filing requirements, proposed IRS and Treasury regulations, and issues pertaining to accounting reporting and standards.
To become a follower of HPG on Twitter, visit http://twitter.com/HPGcpas. If you do not have an account, click the join now button to sign up for free.
HPG is the largest CPA firm headquartered and staffed in the Research Triangle Park region of North Carolina, as ranked by the Triangle Business Journal. Furthermore, Business Leader magazine ranked HPG as the fifth most successful small business in North Carolina in 2008. HPG is able to provide national and global accounting resources to its clients through the CPAmerica firm network of 701 offices worldwide. HPG offers a wide array of business accounting, auditing, corporate tax, and management advisory services. Specialties include serving owner-managed, investor-backed technology and life science, healthcare services, real estate development, manufacturing and distribution businesses, and providing ERISA audits, family wealthcare services and Sarbanes-Oxley internal audit services. More than just an accounting firm, HPG assists clients in looking beyond the bottom line by being the right people, right value and right firm to achieve each client’s definition of success. Visit www.hpg.com.