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3
Jun
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Bank Reconciliations, why should I care?

According to Wikipedia reconciling means “In accounting, reconciliation refers to the process of ensuring that two sets of records (usually the balances of two accounts) are in agreement. Reconciliation is used to ensure that the money leaving an account matches the actual money spent this is done by making sure the balances match at the end of a particular accounting period”. […]

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26
May
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What is the “Chart of Accounts” and why is it important?

According to Wikipedia “It is used to organize the finances of the entity and to segregate expenditures, revenue, assets and liabilities in order to give interested parties a better understanding of the financial health of the entity. Normally defined by an identifier and a heading explaining text title and coded by account type.” Why is […]

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7
Apr
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What is your bottom line?

I have been working with many of my clients over the last couple of months in an effort to get them organized, to get their taxes done.  Almost all of them have been the “do it yourself” business owner until just recently.  As I look over their books I am realizing just how difficult it […]

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17
Mar
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How did I get here?

A few months after I opened my business I sat at my desk completely overwhelmed.  I was feeling lost, and unsure of myself.  Determined to see my business grow and become successful I planned, and planned.  I spent hours on the internet researching what a business owner was supposed to do.  I had notebooks of […]

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26
Feb
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Why do you keep saying I need a handbook?

If you have employees, you have to maintain a handbook, and job descriptions.  Not only does this ensure your employees are upholding the same standards as you, it also gives them clear expectations.  They need to know what you expect from the very beginning. One hiring mistake can cost you hundreds of thousands of dollars […]

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19
Feb
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Customer Retention Management Software…What the hell is that and why do I need it?

As business owners, we are always searching for new customers.  We go to networking events week after week, and talk to anyone or everyone who will listen to our elevator speech.  We make phone calls, send flyers, anything to get the attention of our target market.  We work tirelessly day after day to gain new […]

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17
Feb
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The final stage to your perfect business.

Now we are ready to move on to the “Walls” of your business.  These next four steps, are crucial but like everything else should leave room for changes.  They should not be set in stone, but always a work in progress.  It is important to remember that your business has to have the ability to […]

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9
Feb
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The “Flooring” of your new business…

Last week we put together your foundation.  Now it is time to start working on the “flooring” to your business.  This is the base of your business.  Think of this as the subflooring, and carpet for your business.   Again there are four basics that make up the “floor” of your business. Step 1: Get your […]

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29
Jan
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Building a business…Where do I start?

Your first pillar, starts with a solid business plan. There are so many places to find information on how to complete this, so I am not going to go over them all again. A good business plan is the roadmap to your business. This should always be the first step in any business. A lot […]

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20
Jan
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Dealing with an upset customer

Every business owner will deal with a difficult customer on more than one occasion during the course of their business.  A difficult customer is difficult for everyone who is within ear shot, and sometimes there is absolutely nothing you can do about it.  You are going to have customers that are unhappy for one reason […]

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