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December 20, 2017

How You Can Significantly Reduce Invoice Disputes

Invoicing is a bittersweet process. It’s great because it’s pay day. The drawbacks are that it’s not always easy to get paid in a reasonable amount of time. Payment delays can be caused by a variety of reasons. The reason we’ll focus on today is invoice disputes. As a business owner it’s truly up to…

December 9, 2017

Common Tax Mistakes Small Business Owners Can Easily Avoid

As 2017 comes to an end every business prepares for their favorite season. You guessed it – tax season! All jokes aside, as much as business owners dislike this procedure it’s extremely important to get it properly taken care of. Larger corporations have entire departments dedicated to managing the books. For small business owners however, it’s…

November 29, 2017

How to Prepare Your Brick and Mortar Business For The Holidays

The holiday season is both the best and worst time of the year for brick and mortar retailers. It’s great because it often results in more sales. The only downside is that it requires tons of preparation from the business owner. As a small business owner, your life is busy enough as is. This makes…

November 22, 2017

4 Money Saving Strategies For Your Small Business

The majority of businesses fail due to the lack of or misuse of capital. That said cash is most definitely king regardless the size of your operation. Small business owners are at an even greater risk since they don’t have large supplies of cash to prop them up if things go south. While these odds…

November 16, 2017

5 Ways Digital Accounting Simplifies Your Workday

Before online accounting solutions arrived business owners were limited to tons of paper invoices and filing cabinets. Typically bookkeeping required a full-time accountant to handle sending invoices and paying bills. Thanks to cloud accounting we know have a plethora of online payments solutions that simplify our workday. Products like online invoicing and expense management can…

November 15, 2017

Common Invoice Mistakes Every Freelancer Must Avoid

More and more individuals are pursuing careers in freelancing as the typical nine to five workday is becoming a thing of the past. As a freelancer you’re in charge of every department in your operation. Sales, marketing, product, and most of all accounting. When it comes to getting the bills paid it’s common for freelancers…

November 9, 2017

3 Things You Can Do to Fix Your Cash Flow Problems

Maintaining a steady cash flow is the key to any businesses survival. The majority of businesses won’t have a steady revenue stream all year round. And that’s okay. The important thing is to make sure you’re able to act accordingly should a cash flow problem arise. Whether you’re customers are paying late or you don’t…

November 2, 2017

4 Ways You Can Use Stellar Customer Service to Outperform Competition

Businesses operate in a competitive environment, with the growth of exciting startups and chain retailers, it’s harder than ever to gain (and keep) new customers. Many small businesses must provide a level of customer service not available anywhere else. But it isn’t enough to simply treat customers well. Businesses today must find ways to set themselves…

November 1, 2017

4 Reasons Why Mobile Payments Are Simply Good For Everyone

In our conversations with small business owners across the country, there’s always a lot of talk about what it means to be a “mobile” merchant. Many independent business owners have a centralized office or home base, after all, so they aren’t exactly “on the go” all of the time. The question is, could these types…