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Questions You Should Ask Your Potential Bookkeeper

You’ve finally realized it’s time to hire a bookkeeper for your business. You start looking around and setting up some calls with potential bookkeepers. But now, what questions do you ask the bookkeeper when you actually get on the phone with them? Or do you let the potential bookkeeper run the entire call? When you get on a […]

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What do you get the entrepreneur who already has everything?

So you’ve got an entrepreneur or two in your life that you need to buy gifts for this holiday season.  But you really have no idea what to get them that they would actually enjoy. I get it, some people can be really hard to buy for.  Check out this gift guide for some ideas that your […]

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7 Reasons Why You Should Outsource Your Bookkeeping

Bookkeeping is a crucial business task that must get done whether you like to do it or not. When you outsource your bookkeeping, you no longer have to worry about whether or not your bookkeeping gets done or not. You know it’s going to get done. I am a big proponent that you know how to do […]

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What should my profit margin be?

In order to really keep growing my business, what should my profit margin be?If you really want your business to be successful, then you are going to want a high profit margin. If you don’t care so much about a successful and profitable business (which should be no one!), then it really doesn’t matter what your […]

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How to Get Past Your Bookkeeping Overwhelm

Does your bookkeeping stress you out? Or does it just overwhelm you? You know as a business owner that your business finances need to be taken care of on a regular basis. It can be stressful, yes.  But for most people it’s overwhelming.It’s a part of the business that most just don’t want to really touch because they […]

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5 Red Flags Your Potential Customers May Be Sending You

Every business wants to attract their soul mate clients to their business. But in the process of attracting your soul mate clients, you also end up attracting the clients that you usually don’t want to work with. Its a part of being in business. It happens to businesses all around the world, both big and small businesses. Not everyone […]

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Easy Bookkeeping for the “I CAN’T DO THIS!” People

When I talk to business owners about their business finances and their bookkeeping, everyone finds this to be one of the most stressful and tedious tasks. But everyone can easily learn to do their bookkeeping, or just outsource it to a professional to get it done for you regularly. Why are you scared to do your bookkeeping? When […]

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Do you have employees or independent contractors?

When you own your own business, it can be hard to determine whether you the people who work on your team and in your business are actually employees or are they independent contractors.The people on your team we are talking about here are people like virtual assistants, bookkeepers, accountants, lawyers, business managers, community managers and […]

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Do I Need to Collect Sales Tax on my Digital Courses?

You’ve created and have begun to sell your digital course to the masses. But now you start to panic because you just learned that maybe you should be charging, collecting and remitting sales tax on this course. And this panic is then induced by having absolutely no idea what to do to even start with sales tax […]

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When do You Have a Business for Tax Purposes

You’ve started a business. But so far you’ve only spent money to get your business running. So when do you actually have a business for tax purposes? For tax purposes you officially have a business when you make your first dollar in revenue for your business. Once you start bringing in cash, even if it is only a […]

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7 Reasons Why Finding a Bookkeeper is Like Dating

Getting the finances completed in your business on a regular basis is a very important part of owning your business. And one of the easiest ways to keep your bookkeeping completed regularly is to hire a bookkeeper to help you out. So many business owners either don’t have time to do their own bookkeeping or just […]

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Ready for a Financial Year in Review?

One of the best ways to see how your business is doing is to do a year in review. I always say that you need to look at the numbers on a regular basis to plan in your business. But something else you should also do is a financial year in review. A financial year in review will […]

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Is it Possible to Have a Successful Business on a Shoe String Budget

Anything is possible if you really want to succeed. But then again, everyone’s definition of success is different too. So the first thing you are going to have to do is define what success means to you. What does having a successful business mean to you? What is a shoestring budget? A shoestring budget is one where you invest […]

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How to Use a Crisis to Build Better Business Money Habits

A crisis can happen at any time. It doesn’t have to be the pandemic that the world is currently going through. But I know the current pandemic doesn’t help much. What happens if you get sick and can’t work in your business? Or what if you get pregnant and have to take maternity leave after your baby is […]

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The Business Money Foundations You Really Need to Have in Place

As a business owner, there are some important foundations that you really should have in place in your business. These foundations are the parts of your business that will help it run like a well oiled machine. And make it so much easier for you and anyone else on your team. But having the money foundations in […]

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How can bookkeeping help you in your business

Bookkeeping is not something that you really enjoy doing. For most people, it’s really not that fun to do. It’s boring, tedious work. And you’re afraid that you are going to do something wrong. When you do something wrong, you may end up owing a lot more money. You really never thought about having to handle the bookkeeping […]

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Why paying taxes in your business is a good thing

There are not a lot of people who think taxes are the worst thing in the world. I’m not saying they are right or wrong. But you are a business owner and no matter what, you have to pay taxes. There are a few breaks that you have as a business owner though when it comes to […]

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Are you financially illiterate in your business?

I just read in one of my daily emails that a recent study by Intuit says that 40% of small business owners consider themselves financially illiterate. What that means is small business owners don’t know how to read their financial statements and tax returns. They just trust the professionals doing the work to do things correctly. It was […]

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Most Common Areas of Overspending in Business

It can be really easy to spend money in our businesses sometimes. There are so many amazing courses and products out there that can help us grow our businesses. When people write their sales pages and their message just speaks to us, it’s something that we really think that we need to have, because it will help […]

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Do you actually believe in your offer?

Actually take a minute and stop and think about that. Do you actually believe in what you have to offer? Do you believe that what you are selling is actually going to help someone change their life and/or their business? It doesn’t matter if your offer is an ebook that you wrote in half a day or 6 […]

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