The Difference Between an Accountant and a Bookkeeper

One of the biggest mysterious for those who are either not in business or new to business is understanding the difference between an accountant and a bookkeeper. It can be very difficult to understand the difference, but the two have stark differences that matter strongly when they’re hired to a business. So here are 2 … Continue reading The Difference Between an Accountant and a Bookkeeper

Business Owners!! You HAVE TO Hire a Tax Preparer This Year.

As many of you know, this is the first year in which the changes in the Tax Cuts and Jobs Act passed in 2017 really take effect. These changes are massive, and could drastically change how much in taxes you owe for better or worse. These changes mean that your business needs to hire a … Continue reading Business Owners!! You HAVE TO Hire a Tax Preparer This Year.

Toxic Clients You Need to Watch Out For (Part II)

Last week we talked about toxic clients you need to watch out for. If you haven’t read that post so far, you can find it here. So let’s continue with three more toxic clients you need to watch out for!   The Entitled Client These clients act like they’re renting your entire self out to … Continue reading Toxic Clients You Need to Watch Out For (Part II)

Toxic Clients You Need to Watch Out For (Part I)

For small businesses, it can feel like you should take in any client you can, no matter how stingy, unorganized, or even abusive they may be. Many businesses out there do not recognize the value of hired workers. They will use your vulnerability to squeeze out high-quality work for as little as possible from you. … Continue reading Toxic Clients You Need to Watch Out For (Part I)

4 Reasons Why You Should Start a Podcast (And 2 Reasons Not to)

Podcasts have become such a huge sensation that many of us in marketing still have whiplash from seeing how quickly this new form of content sharing has grown. 48 million people listen to podcasts every week, and that number is rising. The possibilities for businesses are huge. Here’s why. New Way to Engage with Your … Continue reading 4 Reasons Why You Should Start a Podcast (And 2 Reasons Not to)

How to Network Like a Pro

Welcome to 2019! This is going to be the year of connections. It’s the year you get all your contacts in order and take your networking skills to the next level. Every business owner knows that constant networking is key to making sure your business thrives. Small businesses especially need lots of extra support from … Continue reading How to Network Like a Pro

Effective New Year’s Resolutions for Your Business

Congratulations on making it to the last Wednesday of 2018! Now is the perfect time to look back on this year and start thinking about your goals for next year. Establishing goals now creates a stronger direction for yourself and your business, and clear vision is crucial for any business to succeed. Whether you’re a … Continue reading Effective New Year’s Resolutions for Your Business

Time Management Tips for Business Owners

When you're running a business, the amount of work that needs to be done can be suffocating. Writing content, fixing your website, working on products, sending cold calls and cold emails, and applying for loans, all of these take up so much time. If you're not careful, you will be consumed by all your short-term … Continue reading Time Management Tips for Business Owners

Managing Employee Relations When the Going Gets Tough

We’ve been seeing this a lot lately. Business owners are worried about their bottom line, for some reason several businesses did not have the best year this holiday season and they’re scrambling to figure out what to do. The stakes are high and you need to make some changes to keep up. So many of … Continue reading Managing Employee Relations When the Going Gets Tough

3 Reasons Why Not Hiring a Bookkeeper will Cost You More in the End

The most effective business owners are ones know all of their numbers and can work towards a financial vision. They often make great bookkeepers themselves and are often very well organized. But even these most effective business owners know when it’s time to hire a bookkeeper. This is because business owners know that proper bookkeeping … Continue reading 3 Reasons Why Not Hiring a Bookkeeper will Cost You More in the End