Archive for the ‘Business Planning’ Category

Making 1099s SUPER EASY for 2018

January 29th, 2018

If you’ve read my blog posts for past three weeks, you know we’ve gone over how to collect information for and send out 1099s and why you must do them.  But I’m going to tell you that it can be so easy, you hardly think about it. By now you should have all the W-9s

What information does my bookkeeper need to be efficient and effective?

April 15th, 2013

In reality, providing information your bookkeeper shouldn’t be difficult or time consuming.  A little planning goes a long way. First, she will need access to your bank accounts.  If she isn’t a full charge bookkeeper, read only access is fine.  Read only access means she can see everything but she can make no changes.  This

Why Web Developers Should Hire a Bookkeeper

March 18th, 2013

As a web developer or designer, you are likely pretty technologically savvy as well as being fairly business minded.  You can definitely handle doing your own bookkeeping and would rather not pay someone to do something you could very easily do yourself.  I think a bookkeeper is a better bet. Penny-wise and Pound foolish How

What good is a business plan? I know my business.

February 15th, 2013

As I tell my clients, not having a business plan is rather like going on vacation to Disney Land with no idea when you will go, how you will get there, how you will pay for it or where you will stay once you get there.  You might get there anyway, but you will likely

Getting Started with a Business Plan

December 17th, 2012

The foundation of a business, whether it is a new business or an existing business, should be a business plan.  It is surprising how many people open businesses (including me!) without only a vague plan trapped in their heads.  I am happy to say that I now have a written business plan.  I have found