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Foster Good Business Team Communication

On March 17th, 2016, posted in: Marketing, Productivity by 0 Comment

Whether you run a business with a virtual team like I do with my virtual accounting business or have a brick and mortar location, communication is key to a healthy workplace environment. As an entrepreneur who has virtual staff, I am cognizant of the need for effective communication, especially as the team typically “talks” via..

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The Importance Of Internal Accounting Controls

On March 3rd, 2016, posted in: Accounting, Security, Training by 0 Comment

If you are a business owner with fewer than 100 employees you may be more vulnerable to internal theft than a larger organization. The reason for this is not as many small business owners have the internal accounting controls in place like larger organizations do. As a small business owner you need to put some..

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‘Rules’ Solopreneurs Should Live By

On February 25th, 2016, posted in: Accounting, Marketing by 0 Comment

There is no one-size-fits-all when it comes to the “rules” of running a business. There are, however some tried and true methods that entrepreneurs who have gone before you have found helpful in growing their businesses. What can you do to be a successful solopreneur? Here are a few tips: Understand what you want your..

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Tips For Running Multiple Businesses

On February 11th, 2016, posted in: Accounting, Marketing by 0 Comment

If you’re a serial entrepreneur, you’ve come up with great ideas and started multiple businesses. They may be similar or vastly different. You are an idea person! You come up with great ideas for products or services that will make this world a better place. The one thing all successful serial entrepreneurs understand is that..

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Create A Stellar Company Culture

On January 7th, 2016, posted in: Accounting, Marketing by 1 Comment

Recruiting and keeping talented staff is a must for any entrepreneur. One way to assure you keep staff is to create a company culture in which your staff can thrive and one in which you, as the employer, are satisfied that everything is moving forward at the pace you’ve mapped out. In our virtual accounting..

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End Of Year Financial Strategies

On December 31st, 2015, posted in: Accounting, Marketing by 0 Comment

Before you know it, you will be flipping the calendar to 2016. Before that happens, though you still have one week to work toward reducing your tax liability and improving your company’s overall financial standing. At our virtual accounting office, we suggest the following, and can help you with these end of year financial strategies:..

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Packing For 2016

On December 30th, 2015, posted in: Accounting, BIZ-TIP by 0 Comment

The winter holidays are always a time of reflection. As this year ends and we move into a new year, decide what you will take with you and what you will leave behind. Take memories; leave regrets. Take lessons; leave pain. Take wisdom; leave failure. Take forgiveness; leave guilt. Take compassion; leave judgment. Take faith;..

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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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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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