Category Archives: New Business

Part 2: Outsource Your Bookeeping–Time for the Experts

4 Common Bookkeeping Pains for Small Business Owners Business owners, especially of smaller organizations, have plenty on their plate – sales, marketing, networking, administration, accounting, etc. Managing everything can be overwhelming. Oftentimes, the bookkeeping processes are not properly handled because, … read more

Reasons You need to Outsource Your Bookkeeping

1. YOU’RE ACTING AS CEO & CBO (CHIEF BOOKKEEPING OFFICER). Unless you’ve inherited a fully staffed and successful business operation, it’s likely that, over the years, you have worn more than your fair share of hats in order to grow your … read more

Did You Get a Letter From The IRS?

Why You Might Get a Letter from the IRS, and What to Do Don’t panic: It isn’t necessarily bad news. But you may need to deal with it. Getting a letter actually addressed to you personally is becoming a thing … read more

QuickBooks Training at Lewis & Clark Community College

QuickBooks training at Lewis & Clark Community College This Spring Vicki Borror will be teaching classes at Lewis and Clark Community College. She will be offering three QuickBooks’ classes through the Corporate and Community Learning program. All three classes will … read more

15 Surprising Things Productive People Do Differently

Over 200 ultra-productive people including seven billionaires, 13 Olympians, 20 straight-A students and over 200 successful entrepreneurs were asked: “What is your number one secret to productivity?” Their answers were coded into 15 unique ideas. I have condensed the list below, but … read more

Why Aren’t You Being More Productive

This month we have a guest blogger – Cathy Sexton.  Cathy owns a company called the Productivity Experts.  After winning her own battle with “workaholism” and a stress-induced life threatening illness. Cathy is committed to helping people accomplish more, with … read more

10 Common Accounting Mistakes Business Owners Make

I recently came across this great article from Intuit that I thought was important to share.  It really summarizes the importance of the role that accounting plays in your business. Thank you John!!  John Rampton, founder of invoicing service Due.com, … read more

Business Spring Clean Up

Spring cleaning may not be everyone’s favorite part about the season, but it is certainly something that needs to be done, especially for your small business.  You never get a second chance to make a first impression.  Making a good impression … read more

The Importance of a Proper Foundation

In addition to the water that evaporates while curing, concrete is made up of 3 fundamental components: sand, rock and cement. When mixed together in the proper ratio, and allowed to ‘cure’ over time, concrete becomes the ‘foundation’ for almost … read more

Hiring Your First Employee? 5 Tax-Related Steps

Be prepared for a mountain of paperwork, much of it related to income taxes. Adding your first employee to your small business comes with good and bad news. The good, of course, is that you’re succeeding so well that you … read more