Hiring the Right Team for Business Success

The best business plan, accounting system and products are key components for every business. But the true driver of success is the people – from the owner to every person in an organization. So when building a team, having a hiring process ensures that a company brings on people that …

What To Know About Hiring Interns

Internships are often a benefit for both employer and intern. Interns get real-world experience and employers get extra help and an opportunity to get to know a potential future employee. Many employers may have gotten their start as an intern so there’s also the “pay it forward” factor. Due to …

When Is It Time for a New Accounting System?

Struggles with an accounting system may be a sign that it’s time for something new.  Growing companies may quickly outpace an original or older accounting solution.  Here are several indications that may justify moving to an accounting system with more features and scalability. User Permissions Some companies have a need …

4 Ways to Increase Revenue

It’s universal – businesses want to bring in additional revenue. Besides increasing sales from existing customers, there are other ways to increase income. Most importantly, the strategies to increase revenue must be compatible with a company’s products, services, and target market(s). And, whatever a company takes on, it must be …

10 Ways to Save Time on Accounting

Small business accounting can be quite time-consuming, regardless of whose job it is to receive bills, pay bills, send invoices, and keep records for tax purposes. And because accounting doesn’t directly generate revenue, it’s easy to give it the back seat. It’s possible to streamline processes to keep the number …

Profit: Word of the Year for 2017

Instead of making a New Year resolution, think of a word to define the year ahead. Common answers are “efficiency,” “growth,” “caution,” or maybe “cash flow” (OK, two words). One we like a lot is “profit.” It’s one word that ultimately proves the financial success of every business. Profit doesn’t …

Last Minute Year-End Prep for Small Businesses

Small businesses have options in the final days and weeks of the year that can save time and money. Being flexible about income and expense planning can change the final income amount for tax purposes. Also, reporting deadlines for the IRS are changing in 2017, so using available time to …