Many small business owners handle the bookkeeping themselves. Creating a paper trail of financial transactions—in many cases, a digital trail—starts with the right documents.
Hurricane season has begun and 2022 is predicted to be active for heavy storms in many parts of the U.S. Advance preparation for severe weather is the best way to protect your employees and minimize loss to your business.
Small business owners—like everyone else—are on the lookout for practical ways to cut spending. Some of the best places to look for spending cuts are on things that you may already be paying too much for.
Small business owners tend to tackle the bookkeeping on their own but over time find the drain on time and energy to be counterproductive and untenable. Business owners who are spending an unwieldy amount of time on the bookkeeping may have a system that is out of date and in need of an overhaul.
Disorganization hurts a business of any size. It can result in errors, unpaid invoices, missed tax deadlines, and lost income opportunities. A good bookkeeping system, even for small side businesses, is important to keep revenue and bills updated and accounted for.
Business bookkeeping can be a laborious task, but online services have emerged to lighten the burden and make many common bookkeeping errors a thing of the past. And while unlimited usage for account holders can be helpful, controlling access to sensitive financial data is always advisable.
While payroll management is an unpopular time drain for many small business owners, an accurate, timely payroll system is essential. Cloud-based payroll and paycheck services offer an affordable way to get assistance while still keeping the overall costs down.
If you are adjusting to remote work, are distracted by issues in your personal life, are feeling unchallenged, or are just suffering the general malaise that sets in on everyone from time to time, you may need to reexamine your habits so that you can become more productive with your working hours.
Many of the new solo and small business ventures now cropping up offer consumer services to clients in their homes. While these types of ventures can sometimes require substantial start-up capital, they can end up becoming very profitable with the right marketing and financial planning.
Father’s Day is typically preceded by a deluge of ads everywhere, making it difficult for small businesses on a budget to stand out in such a crowded field. If your business is looking to capitalize on Father’s Day sales, some tips to help drive customers to your site or store: