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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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Choose A Business Micro Niche

On December 10th, 2015, posted in: Accounting, Marketing by 0 Comment

It’s been said more businesses are started during a down economy and while that may be true, many businesses that are started as a “whim” are those likely destined to failure. The reason is that you can’t simply create a business without having a focus and even a niche. (A two-year bankroll helps, too!) For..

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Is It Wise?

On September 8th, 2015, posted in: BIZ-TIP, Productivity by 0 Comment

Sometimes asking ourselves the right question will save us from making a lot of mistakes. When trying to make a decision we’ll often ask ourselves questions like: Is it right or wrong? Is it good or bad? Is it legal or illegal? Those are good questions, but they don’t go far enough. Some things are..

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Money Management Tips For Business Owners

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

What’s the most important part of being a business owner? Well, other than the satisfaction of a job well done? Getting paid! In our virtual accounting firm we work with our clients to help them put processes in place to assure they get paid for the goods and services they offer as well as mechanisms..

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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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Niching Helps Your Business Grow

On May 19th, 2015, posted in: Accounting, Productivity by 0 Comment

Did you ever hear the phrase, “You can’t be all things to all people?” That is especially true if you’re an entrepreneur. Why? Because if you try to “do it all” you will not only spread yourself too thin, but you may even negatively impact your business’s bottom line – something that as a virtual..

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Networking Myths Debunked

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

Lately it has been a rare occasion that I have left my office to attend networking events. We have been so busy with new clients and hiring and training new accounting associates that I’m in the office spinning plates! When I have the time I do enjoy networking events simply because it’s a great way..

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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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Stretch or Contract?

On February 10th, 2015, posted in: BIZ-TIP, Productivity by 0 Comment

Do you stretch yourself outside of your comfort zone on a regular basis? Or do you contract with fear and insecurity? Which one serves you better? Ponder this for a moment: The more you do, the more you’ll be able to do. If you’re afraid of public speaking, how can you overcome that? Can you explain..

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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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