Is This Seed Time Or Harvest?

On September 9th, 2014, posted in: BIZ-TIP, Marketing by 0 Comment

Farmers in many parts of the country are gearing up for the fall harvest season. As small business owners, we’d like it to always be harvest time, wouldn’t we? Hopefully is always it. But harvest never happens without seed time first. Now is the perfect time to plant seeds. What are you doing to “seed”..

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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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Push Your Business Toward Success

On August 28th, 2014, posted in: Accounting, Marketing, Portfolio by 0 Comment

I’ve written about success recently. If success to you means growing your business, here are a few tips I have employed to create momentum in my virtual accounting business. I think they just might help you as well! What can you do to gain momentum toward business growth? Spend the time necessary. Most entrepreneurs don’t..

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As A Business Leader What Do You Stand For?

On August 8th, 2014, posted in: Accounting, Marketing, Productivity by 0 Comment

Entrepreneurs are a special breed! I know. I’ve been a serial entrepreneur and I celebrated a milestone anniversary recently in my virtual accounting business. Whether you thought about it or not, when you picked up the mantle of business owner, you took on a lot of responsibility, not the least of which is the leadership..

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Leaders Inspire With a Positive Attitude

On July 31st, 2014, posted in: Marketing, Productivity, Training by 0 Comment

As a leader or business owner you need to project a positive attitude. In my role as owner of a virtual accounting firm I have frequent interactions with my team and our clients. Even if I am having a bad day, I need to gather myself and project positivity. Why? You lead by example. If..

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Do You Say the Magic Words?

On July 29th, 2014, posted in: BIZ-TIP, Marketing by 0 Comment

Some words work like magic every time you say them. They open doors and bring smiles. They are words your mother taught you to use and she was right. They should be spoken often. Here are a few of these magic words: Please – shows respect Thank you – acknowledges contribution I appreciate you –..

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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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Stress Busting Tips for Entrepreneurs

On July 10th, 2014, posted in: Marketing, Productivity by 0 Comment

For many entrepreneurs its go-go-go from the moment they wake up in the morning until the time they fall exhausted into bed at night. Business owners don’t have the luxury of punching a time clock and completely closing the door on business thoughts at the end of the day, but we do have the luxury..

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What Does Your Marketing Need Now?

On July 3rd, 2014, posted in: Marketing, Productivity by 0 Comment

In my business as a virtual accountant I work with clients who have businesses from a wide variety of industries all across the country. I’ve found that successful business owners have one common trait – they regularly review their marketing and business growth plans. When is the last time you reviewed yours? Here are three..

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Is Your Business Teetering on Growth?

On June 19th, 2014, posted in: Accounting, Marketing, Productivity by 0 Comment

There comes a time in most every business owner’s life when he/she needs to decide, “Is my business ready to take the next step toward growth?” I know that during my 13 years of owning a virtual accounting office we have experienced growing pains and we learned some valuable lessons from them. Learning makes them..

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