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Managing Credit Card Processing For Your Business

Managing Credit Card Processing For Your Business

There are a few crucial benefits to accepting credit card payments. For one, doing so puts your business on a level playing field with competitors. The process is relatively inexpensive and can improve your business cash flow as the proceeds are deposited in your bank...

Do You Need A Bookkeeping Consultant For Your Business?

Do You Need A Bookkeeping Consultant For Your Business?

It's the end of the month, and you're scrambling to update your books, evaluate expenses, and track outstanding invoices. But you'd rather be managing client relationships and implementing strategies to boost sales. Even so, bookkeeping is one of those business...

Outsourcing Bookkeeping Can Free Up Valuable Time

Outsourcing Bookkeeping Can Free Up Valuable Time

Time is the most valuable resource available to any entrepreneur. That’s why it sometimes feels like 24 hours in a day just isn’t enough. As a small business owner, you’re constantly looking for ways to secure the financial future of your enterprise. This requires...

Efficient Invoice Management: Tips for Your Small Business

Efficient Invoice Management: Tips for Your Small Business

Do you have a strategy for creating, sending, and tracking company invoices? An efficient invoice management strategy can save your business time and money. It can also ease the administrative workload and make work easier for you and your employees. At its most...

Bill Pay Services: Should Business Owners Handle It?

Bill Pay Services: Should Business Owners Handle It?

Two things are certain in business: you'll make money and spend money.  As a small business owner, you're familiar with juggling several tasks and responsibilities at once, from sales and marketing, planning and strategy to customer service and paying business bills....

Virtual Bookkeeper Benefits

Virtual Bookkeeper Benefits

If you run a growing business, you can only get away with do-it-yourself bookkeeping for so long. Soon enough, DIY bookkeeping will take longer than you can reasonably afford. You also can't afford to neglect your books; you might miss out on some tax write-offs or...

Behind On Bookkeeping? What To Do?

Behind On Bookkeeping? What To Do?

It happens to small business owners everywhere.  Running a business takes time and dedication. You're trying to hit targets, strategizing for the upcoming business year, and striving to keep your customers happy and satisfied. It's easy to run out of time and push...

Managing QuickBooks For Your Small Business

Managing QuickBooks For Your Small Business

Accurate, up-to-date bookkeeping is integral to the success of any small business. QuickBooks is regarded as the top accounting software for small businesses for a reason. It's affordable and can be customized to all types of business transactions – no matter the...

How to Find the Best Bookkeeper in Glastonbury CT

How to Find the Best Bookkeeper in Glastonbury CT

Let's say you already know it's time to hire a bookkeeper for your growing business. Now, what's the next step? Bookkeepers help with day-to-day accounts, but they do a lot more too. A professional bookkeeper will: Save you a ton of time, allowing you to focus on the...

What Is A Chart Of Accounts?

What Is A Chart Of Accounts?

A chart of accounts (CoA) is a small business accounting tool that lists all the financial accounts in a company's general ledger. It's somewhat like a filing cabinet for your company's accounting system that organizes transactions into groups. Put simply; it's an...

Creating a Business Budget & The Benefits That Follow

Creating a Business Budget & The Benefits That Follow

Budgets are structured financial plans that help business owners make informed decisions, track performance, and achieve business milestones. A budget is a roadmap that gives your company a clear direction on what you'd like to achieve.  Budgeting can take a different...

Outsourced Bookkeeping: 5 Best Reasons

Outsourced Bookkeeping: 5 Best Reasons

Many small business owners resist outsourcing accounting functions, and it’s easy to understand why. It can be challenging to let go of the reins and delegate when you’ve built a business from the ground up.  There’s also the misconception that outsourced bookkeeping...

Why Your Business Needs Paperless Bookkeeping

Why Your Business Needs Paperless Bookkeeping

Businesses are built on documents. And this is especially true when it comes to bookkeeping and accounting processes.  The purpose of bookkeeping is to maintain a systematic record of financial activities and transactions. Paperless bookkeeping involves transaction...

Top Reasons Your Business Needs a Virtual Bookkeeper

Top Reasons Your Business Needs a Virtual Bookkeeper

Technology has transformed bookkeeping into one of the building blocks of small business growth. Software advancements have empowered many small business owners to do a lot of bookkeeping functions themselves, from invoices to cash management.  However, if you spend a...

How a Professional Bookkeeper Saves You Time and Money

How a Professional Bookkeeper Saves You Time and Money

Many companies raking in millions in revenue have gone bankrupt due to financial mismanagement. Companies are created to generate profit, but how you manage your books can determine the worth and longevity of your business. Pushing numbers to the bottom of your to-do...

The Benefits Of Having A Virtual Bookkeeping Assistant

The Benefits Of Having A Virtual Bookkeeping Assistant

The main points of owning a business are relatively universal. You want to save money, save time, and make better financial decisions.  Often, business owners fail to outsource non-core functions like bookkeeping because they want to maintain complete control of their...

Hire A Business Bookkeeper When You’re Feeling Overwhelmed

Hire A Business Bookkeeper When You’re Feeling Overwhelmed

When you're a small-to-medium business owner, your day never ends. You lock up at night, and you might even go home and go to bed. Often, as you drift off to sleep, a big pile of undone tasks crashes into your dreams.  When you're honest with yourself, you realize...

Personal Bookkeeping Services  Vs. Bookkeeping Apps

Personal Bookkeeping Services Vs. Bookkeeping Apps

If you're like many small business owners, you spend long days and nights doing a little bit of everything. You prefer professional bookkeeping, but you feel you have little choice. You perform critical tasks yourself because it cuts costs. So, naturally, you've added...

Does Your Bookkeeper Help With Daily Money Management?

Does Your Bookkeeper Help With Daily Money Management?

If you're like many owners of small to medium-sized businesses, you handle a long list of business-related tasks. Unfortunately, you probably have far too many things on your to-do list to perform all of your daily money management tasks. As a busy entrepreneur,...

Your Time is Valuable and So Are Great Bookkeepers

Your Time is Valuable and So Are Great Bookkeepers

Professional bookkeepers talk a lot about time. As fellow business owners, we understand that your time is valuable. You want your business to thrive, so you put in a lot of DIY effort. You work hard to succeed, but there are only so many hours in the day to make that...

Why is the Best Bookkeeping in Connecticut more than numbers?

Why is the Best Bookkeeping in Connecticut more than numbers?

When you think about bookkeeping, you can’t help but contemplate the numbers. Numbers are essential to your business. They allow you to track all the necessary details such as sales, overhead expenses, accounts receivables, and payables. Without an accurate tally of...

5 benefits of working with a virtual bookkeeper

5 benefits of working with a virtual bookkeeper

It’s tough running a small business. It’s complicated when you take on tasks you should probably hand off to a professional. When saving money is the goal, many business owners handle production, marketing, sales, and many other tasks. Unfortunately, bookkeeping often...

When Should I Hire a Payroll Service?

When Should I Hire a Payroll Service?

When you own a small to medium-sized business, you do whatever it takes to keep your business moving forward. You rise early, and you pull late nights. Instead of paying others, you perform multiple tasks yourself. Your DIY efforts help you invest more money back into...

What’s the Difference Between Bookkeeping and Accounting?

What’s the Difference Between Bookkeeping and Accounting?

As a business owner, you need to understand the best methods for managing your finances. That often requires the services of both a bookkeeper and an accountant. These two professions are closely aligned, but they serve different functions in helping your business...

What are back office services?

What are back office services?

Your business requires a lot of effort to keep everything running smoothly. But, you couldn’t do it without your back-office staff. Those are the employees Merriam-Webster defines as taking care of the “...inner workings…” of a business. As Investopedia explains, the...

Is There Anything Wrong With Delegating Your Bookkeeping?

Is There Anything Wrong With Delegating Your Bookkeeping?

When your business grows, and you’re overburdened with tasks, you finally consider releasing some of your self-imposed DIY burdens. You can do it. But if you’re a hard-working, DIY, all-night-long kind of worker, you feel like the love interest in one of those broken...

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