Eight Ways to Increase Profits

Increasing profits might sound like an unattainable dream, but in reality, there are a finite number of ways that businesses can increase profits. When business owners get clear about the financial levers available to them, businesses can improve margins and achieve business goals. To start with the basics, there are …

When is a loan for business growth a good idea?

Like raising a child, there’s no set manual that comes with owning your own business. Even the best entrepreneurs struggle with making the right decisions when it comes to their business’s growth strategy. One of the largest questions that looms in their minds is, “When is it in my company’s …

Five Numbers for a Mid-Year Financial Check-Up

June is a perfect time to take a look at company numbers year-to-date. There’s enough to time elapsed to get an accurate look at progress toward the business goals set for the year. And based on the outcome, there’s still time to make adjustments. A mid-year financial check-up allows C-level …

Successful Onboarding

“Getting off on the right foot” is important for both employer and new hires. Those first days and weeks of a new job have the opportunity to set the tone and expectations for success. Companies who have an effective hiring process  can benefit from formalizing the onboarding process as well. …

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 …