How to Hire The Best Accountant For Your Business

On October 22nd, 2015, posted in: Accounting, Marketing by 0 Comment

As a virtual accountant I know there are many do-it-yourself accounting software programs that an entrepreneur can utilize. Remember though, just because you own a swimming pool doesn’t mean you know how to clean a swimming pool. This means that just because you own the software for your business accounting, doesn’t mean you know how..

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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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Save Some Trees

On January 20th, 2015, posted in: Accounting, BIZ-TIP by 1 Comment

Have you joined the paperless movement? Our office went paperless in 2004, long before document storage programs became readily available. It was one of the best moves we ever made. Of course, since I own a virtual accounting office, being paperless was a huge part of making that a reality. To be totally virtual you..

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Enhance Your Business Success

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

Successful business owners do what it takes to be successful. In my virtual accounting business these are the three things I’ve found to do the most to enhance our firm’s success: Treat your employees well. Whether you have virtual employees, as I do, or if they work in your office, they are the backbone of..

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Make the Most Out of Conference Attendance

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

As I’m preparing to speak at the Arizona Women Business Owners Day of Empowerment, I wanted to pass along some tips to help you make the most of your attendance at this conference and other events you attend. (Scroll to the bottom for registration information and enter the code WVW1014 for a special discount!) When..

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Are You A Leader?

On April 24th, 2014, posted in: Accounting, Productivity by 0 Comment

I’ve written before about leadership and management style but it is a topic that as the owner of a virtual accounting office and as a serial entrepreneur that is near and dear to my heart. Leadership skills and the ability to lead are traits successful entrepreneurs embody. We have to because we are the captains of..

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Does Flex Time Fit Into Your Work Environment?

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

In today’s difficult economy, employers may be unable to offer monetary annual raises to employees, but there are other perks we can offer with flex time being one of them. If you have an organization in which flex time would fit, it may be something to consider offering as a benefit in lieu of cash...

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Always Strive For Customer Delight

On April 10th, 2014, posted in: Accounting, Marketing, Training by 0 Comment

As the owner of a virtual accounting practice I am well aware that it takes more effort to find a new client than it does to keep a current one. We always strive for customer delight and with keeping clients in our “client family.” If you have employees, you likely realize that they are the..

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“Everyone” Is Not Your Client!

On January 23rd, 2014, posted in: Accounting, Marketing, Productivity by 1 Comment

If someone asks who your ideal client is and you say, “my service works for everyone” I have to tell you that you’re mistaken. No one can be everything to everyone – not in life or in business pursuits. As a serial entrepreneur and owner of a virtual accounting business, I know from experience that..

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Think Small! Celebrating #SmallBusinessSaturday

On November 29th, 2013, posted in: Accounting, Breaking News, Marketing by 0 Comment

Did you know that when you shop local 52% of what you spend stays in your community? I was pleasantly surprised when I heard that and that’s why, as a small business owner myself, I wanted to encourage you to shop local on #SmallBusinessSaturday (which is tomorrow, November 30). After you’ve shopped the malls or..

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