Accounting

What Does A Good Bookkeeper Do For A Small Business Owner?

On December 24th, 2015, posted in: Accounting by 0 Comment

If you’re a solopreneur or an entrepreneur of any size, chances are you will need an accountant and/or a bookkeeper. Why? Because unless you are a bookkeeping or accounting professional and understand the nuances of tax filing, IRS regulations associated with income and expenses, and payroll, you will want to focus on your business’s core..

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Reduce Employee Turnover

On December 3rd, 2015, posted in: Accounting, Productivity, Training by 0 Comment

Every business owner knows that employee turnover can negatively impact your business’s bottom line. If you’re running a business like my virtual accounting business, hiring the best possible employees is crucial to your business and its bottom line and to the happiness of your clients. High turnover means loss of productivity. It means you will..

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Do You Need a Nudge?

On December 1st, 2015, posted in: BIZ-TIP, Productivity by 0 Comment

If you’re an entrepreneur or business professional, your life is busy. Sometimes it may be crazy busy! At times like that your best laid plans for the day can get juggled around by surprise opportunities or things that don’t go as planned or any one of a dozen other reasons. The result is that a..

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Energize Your Business Growth

On November 25th, 2015, posted in: Accounting, Marketing by 0 Comment

Even though I run my virtual accounting business from the comfort of my home and in the wonderful weather Arizona has, I know many of my clients don’t have the luxury of almost year round sunshine. That means in some parts of the country, they deal with the winter doldrums. As entrepreneurs, we can’t let..

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Juggling Bookkeeping And Entrepreneurship

On October 29th, 2015, posted in: Accounting, Marketing by 0 Comment

Entrepreneurs have so much on their plates that many of them don’t want to, or don’t have the time to, address their bookkeeping and accounting chores. As virtual accountants we know this is true. We also know that tracking income and expenses and maintaining proper records for tax and accounting purposes are crucial tasks that..

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How to Hire The Best Accountant For Your Business

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

As a virtual accountant I know there are many do-it-yourself accounting software programs that an entrepreneur can utilize. Remember though, just because you own a swimming pool doesn’t mean you know how to clean a swimming pool. This means that just because you own the software for your business accounting, doesn’t mean you know how..

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Act Like A Two-Year Old!

On October 20th, 2015, posted in: BIZ-TIP, Marketing by 0 Comment

Most two-year old children have a small vocabulary and a favorite word: WHY? They accept nothing at first glance and question everything! “That’s the way we’ve always done it” doesn’t satisfy the curiosity of a toddler and it shouldn’t satisfy you either. Not every time, but at least annually, you should explore the concept of..

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To Be Successful, Know Yourself

On October 15th, 2015, posted in: Accounting, Awards, Marketing by 0 Comment

If you want to be successful in business, regardless of the area of expertise in which you operate, you need to know yourself and embrace who you are. As a serial entrepreneur and now the owner of a virtual accounting business I learned long ago to embrace my uniqueness. What do I mean by that?..

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Power and Tenderness as Leadership Qualities

On October 8th, 2015, posted in: Accounting, Productivity, Training by 0 Comment

As the owner of a virtual accounting business I have a staff of virtual accountants. We are not all in the same office or even the same state. I’ve found that business leaders need to balance both power and tenderness if they want to get the best out of their teams. Regardless of whether you’re..

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Encourage a Client Call-Back

On October 2nd, 2015, posted in: Accounting, Marketing by 0 Comment

My virtual accounting business has been in a “feast” mode since the first of the year. CPAs are recommending us to their clients and those are easy inquiries to convert to clients. This has led to a growth spurt in both clients and virtual accounting staff. Prior to this, though, especially when I was in..

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