June 22, 2017

Millennial-Ready or Just Good Smart Business?

A millennial visits your company website to make an online purchase. A pop up message offers a 30% discount in return for answering a single-question survey. […]
June 7, 2017
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Accounting MYTH No. 6

MYTH No. 6 I can do my own bookkeeping!   So you can add and subtract… Seriously? Just because someone has basic math skills and accounting software […]
May 31, 2017
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Accounting MYTH No. 5

MYTH No. 5 We replaced our bookkeeper with QuickBooks. Why don’t they have both?? There’s lots to love about accounting software, but even the best applications […]
May 23, 2017
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Accounting MYTH No. 4

MYTH No. 4 Breaking up with my accountant.  We all know that Accounting (and bookkeeping) are necessary expenses for a well-run business. But year-end tax preparation can […]
May 16, 2017
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Accounting MYTH No. 3

MYTH No. 3 Messy books are okay if the business is headed in the right direction. Correct? The captain of the Titanic made the same mistake. No. […]
May 10, 2017

Accounting MYTH No. 2

MYTH No. 2 Anyone can balance the books. Can’t you just juggle the numbers? Yes. But the trick is balancing the books with the right numbers. […]
May 3, 2017
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Accounting MYTH No. 1

MYTH No. 1 Accountants like shoe boxes. Beware of clients carrying shoeboxes! Shoe boxes with scraps of paper from “shoe box” clients can be an accountant’s […]
April 4, 2017
Forever Educating

Forever Educating

Today is my final BNI Education Moment. It’s been more beneficial to me than I anticipated. In fact, I have enjoyed the process, the preparation and […]
March 31, 2017
Confessions of a Perfect Client - A Black Tulip Success Story

Confessions of a Perfect Client: A Black Tulip Success Story!

“I don’t think you want to take me on as a client.” Imagine the look on my face. I was hoping that the woman sitting across […]
March 23, 2017
Small Business Trends for the 21st Century

Small Business Trends for the 21st Century – By Darrell Zahorsky

Running a small business requires a focus on the daily operations. However, in order to succeed you need to know what’s ahead to better plan and […]
March 8, 2017
How To Avoid The 5 Most Common Tax Mistakes Small Business Owners Make

How to Avoid the 5 Most Common Tax Mistakes Small Business Owners Make – Dragons’ Den

(Photo credit: sturti/iStock.com) Small businesses owners are a varied crew. But whether they’re selling salad dressing, circus lessons or adult toys, there’s one thing they share: […]
March 8, 2017
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Outsource Your Finance Department (and get your life back)

Pop Quiz Why did you start your own business? You had a passion for a particular business, so intense, that it kept you up at night. […]