Breast Cancer Awareness Month – AABCP

In 1985 the American Cancer Society helped establish October as Breast Cancer Awareness month. Though the rates of breast cancer in the US have dropped since 1985, in 2014, there were more than 2.8 million women who have previously or are undergoing treatment for breast … Continued

How Accounting Firms Can Make More Money in the Cloud

Advances in technology like cloud computing are great for most businesses, increasing productivity gains and saving money. But for accountants and CPAs, it’s a double-edged sword. Cloud accounting software firms have used cloud technology to penetrate deep into the profits of accounting firms by putting tax … Continued

Why You Need an Online Community

With recent updates to social media networks and search algorithms, web marketing has shifted towards community building to generate leads and awareness for businesses. There was a time when marketing for the web was all about keywords; using keywords in your title, description and body text, would give you … Continued

Do You Really Need to Hire a CFO?

Is your company growing at a rapid pace? Do you have new investors? If you answered yes to either of these questions, it may be time to think about hiring a chief financial officer (CFO). But how can a CFO help a small business? Aren’t … Continued

What Kind of Vacation Policy Should You Offer

Many small business owners wonder whether they should offer employees a vacation policy with a set number of vacation days, or allow employees to take reasonable vacation allowances as needed. This question often comes from a need to manage cash flow, and prioritize work while … Continued

5 Ways to Scale and Grow your Freelance Business

Freelancing is a great opportunity for skilled, hard-working, networked individuals to break into business and break free of the nine to five slog. But a freelance business has its limitations, especially when it comes to scalability. There’s only one of you, and you only get … Continued

Who Should Have the Job of Collecting Invoices

Collecting invoices is not an easy and seamless process. Anyone who has been involved in collecting payments knows the process frequently requires extensive follow-up after the invoice is sent out. Who should be responsible for collecting invoices at a small firm? There are some obvious … Continued