Why in the world would I need a bookkeeper?

Why in the world would I need a bookkeeper?

I know, I hear it all the time too – AI is getting so good, a trained monkey can do the books.  Maybe, someday.  But we’re not there yet by a long shot.  Off the top of my head, here’s a short list of some common issues I’ve seen from smart, hard-working, business...
“A/R,” “A/P” — wha-a-a-t?

“A/R,” “A/P” — wha-a-a-t?

It’s fairly common, in my experience, to see business owners who use their bookkeeping software to record invoices sent to their customers. That makes sense because NOT sending invoices is the surest way to NOT be paid for your work, and getting paid is pretty much...
Receipt Management.  Really.

Receipt Management. Really.

If you can’t think of any topic more dreary, then you might as well at least make receipt management consume as little work and time as possible. Just don’t do nothing with your business receipts – that would be worse than a shoebox. And don’t leave them in your truck...
Who is on your advisory team?

Who is on your advisory team?

Starting and running a business is often a largely solitary pursuit. But it need not be, and really should not be. I’m on solid ground here. Heck, even King Solomon had something to say about it. Proverbs 15:22 – “Plans fail for lack of counsel, but with many...