As a business owner, we tend to think we can handle it all, I mean, we own a BUSINESS, what's a little office work, right? That's like saying being a stay at home mom is easy (it's NOT). A successful business owner understands her (or his) limits, and knows to hand off the things they … Continue reading How To Choose The Right Bookkeeper For YOU!
Ok, so it's almost summer-we're only a few days away! However, it's never too late to spring clean, especially when it comes to your business. Regular evaluations will help you stay on point and focused on your ultimate goals. How do you spring clean a business? Start wtih updating your website and social media … Continue reading Spring Clean Your Business!
Ok, so you've done the networking, and you did so well, you got someone to want to meet with you to learn more about you and your services. YAY! Don't celebrate too soon though; before you start imagining your future together, you have to make sure you nail that first meeting with these crucial steps, … Continue reading How To Convert a Client Meeting Into A Secured Client
The deadline for taxes has long passed, and those who needed to file an extension surely have done so by now. Many of us have already received our returns, and were a little underwhelmed by what we got back (if anything at all). Don't get caught at the last minute next year-avoid these common tax … Continue reading Avoid These Common Tax Mistakes BEFORE Tax Time!
Part of owning a successful business, or even a growing business is networking. Yes, a lot can be said for advertising and word of mouth-referrals are even great, but most of your business (my business anyway) comes from serious networking. Not everyone wants to walk into a room full of strangers and introduce themselves, … Continue reading Networking 101-How To Take Networking To The Next Level
I know, it's not the easiest thing to think about, but we don't live forever, and to expect our family or business partners to know what to do with the business after we pass can be detrimental to your business's future. Sure, you've probably secured the family with a will, life insurance, etc., but you … Continue reading What Will Happen To Your Business After You’re Gone?
So, I've talked about how working from home can be hazardous to your health on so many levels, but did you know that working from your desk, regardless of where that desk is located can also be detrimental to your health? We all know to look away from the monitor every 20 minutes to give … Continue reading Feeling Out Of Joint? Try Deskercising!
I recently felt like my home office had turned into the family dumping ground. Everyone's stuff from house bills, to permission slips and homework landed on my office. Because the logical place to put these things are on my OFFICE desk, and not in the area of the kitchen I organized with great detail for … Continue reading Cluttered Office-Cluttered Mind. Organize For Success!
I come across many businesses on a daily basis, and some of them follow my philosophy and some of them look at me as though I'm an alien. I tell people all of the time, to keep their businesses simple and focused-slow and steady wins the race! But, time and time again, I'm met with … Continue reading 5 Methods To Sustain A Successful Business!
So many people drink the juice that is social media, and are quickly disenchanted by the dismal ratings and virtually zero client turnovers. Why is that? Isn't social media supposed to be the cure-all, fourth dimension that marketing lacked for so many years? Well, yes! And, no. Social media is the perfect tool to expand … Continue reading Social Media-Is It Working For You?