A lot of entrepreneurs make money from their businesses but wonder why it’s not giving them a steady or reliable income. The answer may lie in how you manage the money coming in and out of your business. Here is a list of resources to help you become more financially savvy and make better decisions related to your small business.
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The best way to keep your financials organized is to make sure your bookkeeping is entered in a timely and consistent way. That’s where a QuickBooks bookkeeping system comes in handy.
There are some good places, which I list, for how to write a business plan. Instead of covering that massive topic, I’ll instead focus on why write a business plan.
I’ve done my own set of books for over 10 years as well as have had others aid me in the process, whether hired help or family. In the past couple years I started doing bookkeeping for others and have learned a lot (mainly by trying to fix their problems :) !
I’ve got to say that the single, biggest issue that I’ve run into in bookkeeping is not having enough information or knowing how to find the information.
Have you received a notice in the mail to renew your domain? Have you ever even questioned how much registering a domain name costs?
Problem. Learning about small business without real life examples with full disclosure. Solution. Learn about small businesses by following and interacting with a small business owner.
*** UPDATE *** I know am onto my third theme, this one designed by a graphic designer, so this post was referring to a website that I designed myself. Wow, I gotta say that making a custom theme for my WordPress blog was both easy and hard. Since I know html and css, I was definitely able to handle doing a custom WordPress theme easily enough. However, since I never worked with WordPress and php before, it took me a bit of time to find where different pieces of the code were located and learning how to modify them. All [...]
Any business will find the need to be able to accept payments at any time and anywhere. Whether you’re at a customer’s office or a remote location, it would be handy to accept payment the minute you make the sale. If you’re a small business, it also doesn’t seem worth it to go through the expense and hassle of setting up merchant accounts in order to accept credit card payments for a few sales a month or year. There is Paypal, which allows you to forgo contracts and monthly fees, but that’s still not as easy as this mobile card [...]