Why you need a financial strategist for your online business

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As an online business owner, there are some professionals that you need to have on your team. 


These professionals help you run your business more efficiently and even can help you make more money in your business. 


Business owners, online or not, have to wear a lot of hats. But there are some hats that you would need to have years and years of education to be able to do the job properly. This is when it is usually more beneficial for you and your business to hire a professional. 


What kind of professionals should you hire? 


You should definitely be hiring legal and accounting help, for sure, unless you know, you already have education and experience in those 2 fields and know that the work you do with these two fields in your business won’t get you into even more trouble. 


I personally have no legal experience, so I won’t be talking about that. 


But I will discuss with you hiring accounting help, there’s hiring a bookkeeper, an accountant and even a financial strategist. 


Why should you hire a financial strategist for your business?


A financial strategist can help you with all of the money stuff in your business. Things like creating a profit plan for your business, going through your offers and your pricing, analyzing your financial statements, and even creating a better spending plan in your business. 


A financial strategist can help you with the things that tend to stress you out and you just want to ignore. 


A financial strategist can also help you implement a plan to help you grow your business even more. 


The financial strategist is an unbiased third party that can see things objectively in your business. They aren’t attached to the things that you do in your business, like you are. Therefore their advice can actually help you see things in a different light when you really feel like you are stuck. 


What can a financial strategist help you with? 


A financial strategist can help you put a profit plan in place in your business. A plan that helps you actually create a regular profit every month in your business. 


They can help you with your pricing and your offers and fine tuning everything to make your offers even better. 


They can help you create a spending plan for your business, so that your money is used in the best way possible. 


They can help you figure out how to maximize your profit so you can pay less in taxes. 


They can help you analyze your financial statements so you really understand what is happening in your business, where you are spending your money, and even any patterns and seasons that you have in your business with how you make money. 


A financial strategist has a goal of helping you make more money in your business, so they will help you create plans and even work to implement those plans with you. 


How is a financial strategist different than an accountant or bookkeeper? 


The biggest difference between a financial strategist and the bookkeeper and accountant is that the financial strategist helps you create plans based on your bookkeeping and taxes. 


The financial strategist may also do bookkeeping, or maybe they don’t. (I personally do, just love the financial strategy work a lot more.)


In my experience, financial strategists also have accounting education in their background. They understand the money stuff in your business and are able to get down and dirty in your business with figuring things out for your business and helping you make even more money. 


Do I need a financial strategist for my business? 


You may not need one. But a financial strategist can definitely help you in your business. 


Want some help to create a profit plan in your business? 


Want some help to create a better spending plan in your business? 


Want some extra help with your offers and your pricing? 


Want some extra help with analyzing your business’s financial statements? 


These are all reasons why you might want to have a financial strategist on your team in your business. 


Ready to discuss some of your options about having a financial strategist? Book your free call here and let’s chat. 

About the Author Clarissa

Clarissa Wilson is a financial strategist and online educator who holds two master’s degrees in Forensic Accounting. Also creative and spiritual, she is an intuitive empath and introvert. Clarissa is the host of The Prosper + Profit Podcast, where money conversations occur on a daily basis -- as she believes that money shouldn’t be a taboo subject. After growing up on a dairy farmand learning to work hard for money, Clarissa awakened to a path that allowed wealth to flow easily to her. Clarissa currently lives in Pennsylvania with her two cats.

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