growth

New Year, New Goals

On January 8th, 2015, posted in: Accounting, Marketing by 0 Comment

Do you look at a new year as an “in with the new out with the old” mentality? While you don’t want to toss out what worked, you certainly want to do more of what did! In my virtual accounting practice I schedule time, several times a year, for retreats. During my retreats I reflect..

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Is Your Business Ready To Grow?

On November 13th, 2014, posted in: Accounting, Marketing, Training by 0 Comment

We’re in the midst of gathering resumes because we’re hiring a new accounting associate. The continued growth of our virtual accounting business is due to strategic planning and diligent adherence to ethical practices and stellar customer service. If your business is teetering on the edge of growth, here are some measures you should have in..

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Fourth Quarter is Here and 2014 is Almost Gone!

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

If you’re a small business owner, now is the time to evaluate your progress towards your annual goals and form a strategic plan for the remaining months of the year. Whether you take a few hours, a half-day, or a full day away from the office, here are some areas of your business you may..

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You Have Not Because You Ask Not

On September 23rd, 2014, posted in: Accounting, BIZ-TIP, Marketing by 0 Comment

Do you want more business? Almost everyone I know would answer a resounding YES to that question! As business professionals we spend a lot of time and energy trying to get more business for our firms. But are you asking for business? You may think everyone knows you want more business, but the truth is..

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Don’t Be A Social Media Leech

On September 18th, 2014, posted in: Accounting, Marketing, Productivity by 0 Comment

What does that headline mean? Have you ever “friended” or “followed” someone on a social media platform only to find out all they talk about is their business and how you can make a purchase from or work with them? That is a type of social media leech. Many business owners forget that social media..

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Who’s Guiding You?

On September 16th, 2014, posted in: BIZ-TIP, Marketing by 0 Comment

Being a business owner can, at times, be a daunting responsibility. We’re responsible to our clients to deliver the great service or product we promised them, to our employees to provide a safe and stable work environment, and to provide for our family.  If we have shareholders, we want to make sure they have a..

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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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Do You Have a Right Hand?

On August 19th, 2014, posted in: BIZ-TIP, Productivity by 0 Comment

One of the smartest business decisions I made early in my business was to hire an administrative assistant. At the time I didn’t think I could afford it financially.  I quickly found that my increased productivity meant more clients which meant more revenue. I was doing the things that only I could do, enjoying what..

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What Does Success Mean to You?

On August 12th, 2014, posted in: BIZ-TIP, Productivity by 1 Comment

Ask 50 people what success means and you’re likely to get 50 different answers. Most people will tell you they want to be successful but they can’t really tell you how they’ll know when they are. If you don’t know what you’re shooting for, how will you know when you’ve hit it? Common success indicators..

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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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