financial statements

Before You Hit Send…

On April 7th, 2015, posted in: BIZ-TIP, Productivity by 0 Comment

Emails! Are they a blessing or a curse? They make communication faster, but people say things in emails they would never say in person. Beyond that, what they do say is often misunderstood. Without the vocal tone and inflection of a live conversation whether on the phone, in person or on Skype, it’s easy to..

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Embrace “The One”

On March 5th, 2015, posted in: Accounting, Marketing by 0 Comment

As an entrepreneur, there are a myriad of tasks you’re faced with on a daily basis. So much so that you can get overwhelmed and suffer “analysis paralysis.” How do you overcome that? Embrace “The One.” What is “the one”? It is a mindset that may increase your revenues and take away the fear of..

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The Biggest Problem

On February 26th, 2015, posted in: Accounting, Marketing by 0 Comment

The biggest problem many new business owners face in being under-capitalized. They think “I’m a good _________ (fill in the blank with whatever you do). I’ll start my own company and make money at it!” That may be true, but before you make any money, you’re going to invest a lot of money and a..

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New Business Owners: Don’t Miss This Key Step!

On February 19th, 2015, posted in: Accounting, Marketing by 0 Comment

If you have the entrepreneurial drive, and in my business as a virtual accountant, I come across myriad individuals regularly who do, you may need to find ways to succeed on a shoestring. As a new business owner you’ll wear lots of hats in the beginning: marketing, sales, planning, customer service, etc. There are some..

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Start Your Business Record Keeping Off Right

On February 5th, 2015, posted in: Accounting, Marketing by 0 Comment

As a virtual accountant this is obviously a topic that is near and dear to my heart – business record keeping. Whether you’re a first time entrepreneur or a long-time business owner, there is no time like the present to set up systems for keeping track of income and expenses for your business for 2015...

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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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Easy-To-Implement Expense Tracking Processes for Entrepreneurs

On October 9th, 2014, posted in: Accounting, Productivity by 0 Comment

As a virtual accounting firm, we work with solopreneurs, mid-sized company owners and everything in between. We are finding is that in today’s economy that many people are making the leap from employee to entrepreneur. If you’re an entrepreneur, you need implement ways to track your expenses. While this is not a complete list of..

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Is Your Business FIT?

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

Being physically fit is something that every entrepreneur should strive for, but you also need to make sure the business itself is FIT. What does that mean? In our virtual accounting business being FIT means: F – Focus on results. Don’t be shortsighted and grab for the first, closest or easiest solution to a project...

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Get Your Financial House in Order

On August 21st, 2014, posted in: Accounting, Productivity, Security by 0 Comment

As a virtual accountant our office is virtually paper-free. We help our clients to be the same by sending their reports and other documents to them through our encrypted portal. What can you do to clean your financial clutter? Here are a few items to consider: Invest in a shredder. This is not only a..

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Taking the Pulse of Your Business

On July 17th, 2014, posted in: Marketing, Productivity by 0 Comment

When did you last revisit your business’s mission and vision statement? These two items can define “who” your business is, what it does, who it serves, and where it provides services, among many other items. If you don’t have a mission or vision statement, now is a great time to develop one and here are..

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