communication

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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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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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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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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That Was Easy!

On September 22nd, 2015, posted in: BIZ-TIP, Marketing by 0 Comment

One of my friends is fond of saying “Nothing is ever easy!” She expects things to be complex, confusing, and filled with difficulties. Guess what? For her, they often are! One of the unwritten laws of life is you get what you expect to get. If you expect problems, you’ll surely find them. Instead why..

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Tame Your Email Inbox

On June 30th, 2015, posted in: Accounting, Productivity by 0 Comment

This is a challenge for everyone! Email is both a blessing and a curse for business owners, don’t you agree? It’s a blessing in the fact that you can dash off a quick message regardless of the time. You can also conduct a lot of your business through email if necessary and sometimes it does..

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The Golden Rules of Management

On June 16th, 2015, posted in: Productivity, Training by 0 Comment

As a business owner of a virtual accounting firm I know I need to get the most from the people who work for me – especially because we all work remotely from home. Because I take so much time and put so much thought into my hiring processes, the individuals on my team have been..

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Win New Clients

On June 9th, 2015, posted in: Accounting, Marketing by 0 Comment

I have been blessed, in my virtual accounting firm, this year to have brought in several new clients. Many of these were from word of mouth referrals from satisfied clients. I cannot stress highly enough the importance of referrals and client testimonials as it relates to gaining new clients. If you find you’re struggling to..

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New Math: 5/5 = 5!

On May 5th, 2015, posted in: Accounting, BIZ-TIP, Marketing by 2 Comments

Today is a landmark day for me. I’ve been writing Biz-Tips just for you for five years today. If you’re one of the readers who has been with me all that time, Happy Anniversary to us! Since we have lots of clients who have been with our virtual accounting service for more than 10 years,..

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Finding Your Ideal Client

On April 28th, 2015, posted in: Marketing, Productivity by 0 Comment

Our virtual accounting business has been growing consistently and continually over the past several months – something we are very grateful for! But if you’re in a standstill and are looking for ways to grow your business it will help if you have a checklist to let you know who your ideal client is. Take..

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