Creative Ideas to Save Money

Posted on 02. May, 2016 by in Bookkeeping Articles, Small Business Tips

If you are like most of America, finding ways to save more and spend less is a challenging task. Sometimes all it takes is a creative solution to change your behavior. Here are some creative ideas to save money. Turn yourself into a vendor. Each month when paying your bills, present yourself a savings invoice. Then when […]

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Attract More Customers with Event Marketing

Posted on 18. Apr, 2016 by in Marketing Tips, Small Business Tips

Holding your own event is a great way to meet new people and allow them to sample your business in a low-risk setting.  A face-to-face event allows you to build trust quicker than many other marketing methods, and trust is almost always required before a sale can be made. Types of Events – Some of the […]

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Six Ways to Put the Spring in Your Sales

Posted on 14. Apr, 2016 by in Marketing Tips, Small Business Tips

Spring denotes new growth, fresh starts, and spring cleaning.  Why not apply these ideas to your sales so they can blossom along with spring flowers?  Here are six ideas to put the spring into your sales. 1) Spring Cleaning Sales. Get rid of old inventory by having a spring sale that will clean out your closets […]

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Change a Little… Save a Lot

Posted on 12. Apr, 2016 by in Bookkeeping Articles, QuickBooks, Small Business Tips

Changing your financial situation can seem to be an overwhelming task. Like most large problems, the best way to address them is to break them down into smaller, more manageable problems. The same holds true with your financial well being. Here are five small ideas that can yield big results to help improve your financial […]

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What the New Business Needs to Know

Posted on 04. Apr, 2016 by in CEO Tips, Small Business Tips

Starting a new business is exciting and overwhelming all at the same time! When you are a business owner, there are many hats to be worn and you’re the one wearing most, if not all of them! Some of these hats are in alignment with your skills and unique talents and others, like setting up […]

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Is an Extension a Good Idea?

Posted on 08. Mar, 2016 by in Bookkeeping Articles, QuickBooks, Small Business Tips, Tax Updates

The clock is ticking down to the pending tax-filing deadline of April 15th. Here are some examples when filing an extension might make sense other than rushing to meet the filing deadline. Incorrect Form 1095-A. If you received health insurance through the new Healthcare (Marketplace) Exchange, you may have received an incorrect Form 1095-A recapping […]

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Cool Tech Tools: Boost Team Collaboration with Slack

Posted on 03. Mar, 2016 by in iOS Tips, MAC Tip, My Favorite Things, Services, Small Business Tips, Social Networking

Slack is a relatively new collaboration tool that is designed to cut down on emails among team members and boost productivity.  It provides messaging by topic or channel so that threads of communication can be streamlined and accessed easily. Slack is a searchable messaging portal that allows document sharing from a team member’s computer or […]

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Ten Steps to Better Manage Your Bookkeeping Records

Posted on 18. Feb, 2016 by in Bookkeeping Articles, Small Business Tips

Here are ten easy steps to better organize your bookkeeping records so the next time you open up QuickBooks, everything will be nicely organized for you! Vendor Invoices: Enter into your Accounting File as soon as you can. Accordion File A-Z: Use this to file your vendor invoices instead of taking up valuable file space. […]

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How to Work With Your Bookkeeper & CPA

Posted on 16. Feb, 2016 by in Bookkeeping Articles, QuickBooks, Services, Small Business Tips

No matter how big or small your business, it will have bookkeeping and tax needs!  To begin your journey on how to work with a good bookkeeper and CPA, you must first understand the accounting needs of your business. All small businesses require: Bookkeeping. The day-to-day recording of monies paid out and monies received in […]

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Budgeting Made Simple for the Small Business Entrepreneur

Posted on 14. Feb, 2016 by in Bookkeeping Articles, QuickBooks, Services, Small Business Tips

Most of us came from the corporate world where working with budgets was an everyday occurrence. So now you are the one in charge and budgeting is the last thing on your mind for your own business. Budgeting is just as important to the small business owner as it is to major corporations. It helps […]

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