What is Workforce Optimization? Ultimate Guide
What is Workforce Optimization? Ultimate Guide
Have you ever wished there was a way to guarantee that the personnel you employ operate as effectively and efficiently as possible? The solution is to optimize the workforce. With the correct equipment, you can improve productivity, employee morale, and the working environment. We will go through the fundamentals of workforce optimization and offer useful...
HR and Marketing: Bringing Both Together for Better Business
HR and Marketing: Bringing Both Together for Better Business
Typically, when we think about human resources and marketing, we picture two distinct departments within a business, one concentrating on external factors and the other on internal factors. But the collaboration between these two departments is growing. Consumerization of HR Many refer to it as the consumerization of HR. Employee recruitment, engagement, and development are...
How Does Outsourced Accounting Work?
How Does Outsourced Accounting Work?
Any business trying to meet the financial needs of their organization can benefit from outsourced accounting firms. These services can cater to the particular demands of your company and range from straightforward bookkeeping to fully fractionalized CFOs. This article explains the operation of outsourced accounting services and how they can help your company. Your business...
Pros and Cons of Cash Advances
Pros and Cons of Cash Advances
According to data gathered by the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics, 20% of small businesses fail in the first year and close down in less than five. While some of these entrepreneurs fail because they failed to fill a need, had a poor business plan, or chose the wrong location, many small firms fail because...
4 Ways to Enhance Your Email Marketing Strategy Using Social Media
4 Ways to Enhance Your Email Marketing Strategy Using Social Media
A well-targeted, effectively executed Ecommerce email marketing campaign can make the difference between a lead becoming a conversion for your company or the sale going to one of your competitors. Is your email marketing plan working as effectively as it possibly can? In addition to making sure that your emails appeal to your target audience, a...
Can Personal Debts Affect Your Limited Company?
Can Personal Debts Affect Your Limited Company?
  How does debt impact your limited company? We are all aware that our personal credit scores can have an impact on how much money we can borrow for a loan. This post will address this issue and offer advice on how to lower personal debt. Even though it’s advised to never combine business and pleasure,...
7 Tips to Make Sure Your Marketing Emails Get Read by Prospects
7 Tips to Make Sure Your Marketing Emails Get Read by Prospects
Online marketing is now very competitive. Every day, thousands of new websites are uploaded to the Internet, increasing competition. It is now difficult to rank higher in organic search results. You should use tactics that allow you to communicate with your prospects directly in such a competitive market. Email marketing serves to do that for...
What Is a Fractional CFO? Small Business Guide
What Is a Fractional CFO? Small Business Guide
What is a Fractional CFO? A specialist in finance who works as needed to assist your company in achieving its objectives is known as a fractional CFO. They offer the same caliber of knowledge you’d anticipate from a full-time CFO at a fraction of the price and time commitment. The majority of fractional CFOs have...
How to Increase Employee Motivation on Friday’s in the Workplace
How to Increase Employee Motivation on Friday’s in the Workplace
There are numerous strategies to increase workplace fun and intrigue while preserving professionalism. The creation of Fun Fridays is a simple method to promote a relaxed atmosphere in the workplace. Basically, the office will do something fun and engaging on a Friday once a week or once a month to help everyone get pumped for...
QuickBooks Tips for Beginners

QuickBooks is a complete accounting software suite used by countless business owners on a daily basis. It has a very simple user interface, excellent security, and more than enough accounting features for different types of small businesses. QuickBooks also has a good price point making it a popular choice in the business world. The Best...

The Four Day Work Week Bill & What It Means

There has been so much chatter lately about the bill that congress is trying to pass for a four-day work week. Now, you may be thinking “Oh, that’s great!”, not necessarily for a lot of people. It’s a very fine line of who’s all for it and who’s all against it.    It’s probably now...

8 Ways to Set & Maintain Healthy Work Boundaries

Establishing boundaries early on will help you navigate your workplace, avoid toxic environments, and create a clear path that will enable you to achieve your best work without being exploited or burned out.   Does your work email get checked outside of working hours, for example? If a problem arises, are you available on Slack 24/7?...

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Many of us can remember the days of posting a job in the newspaper. While hiring methods have certainly evolved since the digital revolution, the ability to reach a wider audience has led to even more competition. This being said, every business at some point will need to invest in their job advertisements.  As we...

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Clearly, there is a lot of attention on the growing gig economy as workers continue to create their ideal arrangements and businesses benefit by embracing the future of work.  While we have explored and outlined the direct benefits to hiring a virtual assistant, the whole process of finding the right one for you can be...

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There is a lot of bad financial information out there- to put it lightly. What’s even worse is that while this information comes from a variety of sources, your broke cousin for one – it also comes from people who claim to be “professionals” in the “financial field”.  Trusting your financial operations to someone that...

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Because paying taxes is an important responsibility for any business, it’s critical that you understand when your taxes are due.  Yesterday, we took a look at the important tax/ payroll deadlines in March, and if you haven’t checked it out, we highly suggest you do so here: Important Tax Deadlines for Business Owners March 2022. ...

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Being self-employed has many advantages, everyone else sees that you get to set your own hours, be your own boss, and price your own products/services. But what may seem like the “ideal” and “perfect” situation to others are actually their own disadvantages. The responsibilities hidden between the lines of these so-called “perks” are enough to...

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‘Self-employed individuals are business owners, but not all business owners are self-employed.’ “Huh?” So, you own a business; while this may technically mean that you are self-employed, the IRS has rules to sort out and classify those who are self-employed and those who are not.  So, what are the types of self-employments? Before we take...

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Ignorance is bliss… Until it runs you into the ground. Chances are, whether you are a business owner, founder, entrepreneur, CEO, etc. (or just a human being for that matter) you prefer to spend your time on the more “fun” side of things.  We all do. However, this is no excuse to have anything less...

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We hear this question on a regular basis; “Which is better, Netsuite or Quickbooks?” You may be hoping to see a straightforward answer, but the truth is that this question is riddled with complexities, therefore it’s important to first understand how these systems differ.   In any critical decision-making process, you:  Identify your needs and wants...

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Tell us if this doesn’t feel familiar…. Frequently, it feels as though everyone in their field of profession is berating you for doing something the “wrong way”. The “wrong way” – according to them. You’re “wrong” because you don’t utilize a specific type of accounting software, you’re “wrong” because you do your own bookeeping, etc....

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Take a moment and briefly visualize that you are back in your last season of high school frantically preparing for college.  Where this ‘new’ and ‘exciting’ phase of your life curbs your enthusiasm and instead blinds you with its high price tag. As I recall back to this point of my life, I distinctly remember...

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As technology continues to evolve and become more and more accessible, it has become a vital element of business management. In fact, at least some type of accounting software can be found in organizations of various sizes.   However, as your business continues to grow, you may face a situation where your accounting software is no...

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After the end of each year, business owners are required to prepare 1099 forms to report payments to non-employees and others. While it’s normal to make a mistake on a 1099 form, it’s imperative to correct it for both the Internal Revenue Service and the payee.  Today, we’re going to give an overview of 1099...

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Most people associate the start of a new year with inspired resolutions and improved goals; to business owners, the new year welcomes the first quarter, new opportunity, and most importantly: tax filing deadlines.  The IRS requires different forms, rates, and filing dates depending on the official business entity of your company; furthermore, if you fail...

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Those who are self employed usually face specific challenges when trying to secure funding for their personal endeavors. Due to a lack of a steady paycheck and/or inconsistent income, lenders may feel more resistant to loaning the necessary funds. For this reason, lenders will typically ask for a greater amount of documentation to determine whether...

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An emergency can happen when you least expect it, and in business, the right insurance can help save the owner from significant financial loss. This is why it’s imperative that startups have a business insurance plan to help them make payments against legal liabilities and any claims against the company.  However, a majority of small...