Accounting

The Importance of Setting Limits

On January 29th, 2015, posted in: Accounting, Job opportunities, Marketing by 0 Comment

Business owners need to set limits in order to get work done! As a virtual accountant I could spend all day, every day in my office working on my business, but I know I need to have set office hours and set aside “me” time or I won’t be as useful to my clients and..

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Is Your Business Blogging?

On January 22nd, 2015, posted in: Accounting, Marketing by 0 Comment

There are times I feel a bit skeptical when it comes to blogging for my virtual accounting business and then I see the statistics (published by Social Media Today): A small business with a blog generates more than 126% more leads than one without 70% of consumers find companies through blogs and online articles More..

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Save Some Trees

On January 20th, 2015, posted in: Accounting, BIZ-TIP by 1 Comment

Have you joined the paperless movement? Our office went paperless in 2004, long before document storage programs became readily available. It was one of the best moves we ever made. Of course, since I own a virtual accounting office, being paperless was a huge part of making that a reality. To be totally virtual you..

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No!

On January 13th, 2015, posted in: Accounting, BIZ-TIP, Productivity by 0 Comment

“No” is a complete sentence. It doesn’t require an explanation. It doesn’t require rationalization. So often we waste time and energy trying to figure out how to avoid things we don’t want to do, shouldn’t be doing, or aren’t called to do. Instead of being decisive, we play games and spend time telling stories. Really,..

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New Year, New Goals

On January 8th, 2015, posted in: Accounting, Marketing by 0 Comment

Do you look at a new year as an “in with the new out with the old” mentality? While you don’t want to toss out what worked, you certainly want to do more of what did! In my virtual accounting practice I schedule time, several times a year, for retreats. During my retreats I reflect..

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Immediate Opening: PT FC Bookkeeper Work From Home

On January 5th, 2015, posted in: Accounting, Job opportunities by 0 Comment

The Accountant’s Office, LLC, a well-established, respected, award-winning firm, has an immediate opening for an Accounting Associate. The Accounting Associate position is:   Permanent part-time bookkeeper working from home (Not a scam — no $ investment involved!) Average 20 – 30 hours per week with occasional bursts to 35 hours per week Primary responsibility will..

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No Flashing Lights Attached

On December 16th, 2014, posted in: Accounting, BIZ-TIP by 0 Comment

Driving home in the dark the other night, I was grateful for the flashing lights set out alongside some road work that alerted me not to drive into a ditch. The thought came to me that it would be nice if all dangers we face had flashing lights. Unfortunately that isn’t the case with many..

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Don’t Look Now!

On December 9th, 2014, posted in: Accounting, BIZ-TIP, Productivity by 0 Comment

My mother is almost 95-years-old and her mind is still sharp. She passed along some advice to me that I want to share with you. Some of us (including me!) get stressed out driving in traffic. This can be especially true if you’re supposed to be somewhere by a certain time. Hopefully you’re leaving with..

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Enhance Your Business Success

On December 4th, 2014, posted in: Accounting, Productivity by 0 Comment

Successful business owners do what it takes to be successful. In my virtual accounting business these are the three things I’ve found to do the most to enhance our firm’s success: Treat your employees well. Whether you have virtual employees, as I do, or if they work in your office, they are the backbone of..

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Will It End Well?

On December 2nd, 2014, posted in: Accounting, BIZ-TIP by 0 Comment

We’re down to the last few weeks of 2014. For those of us who set goals for this year, now is a good time to be looking at them again. You’ll be in one of three places: You’ve reached your goals for 2014. If so, great! The question now is: How far can you exceed..

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