This Company Grew Its Output By 150% With One Change To Its Business Model

BY Tami Brehse ON Feb 08, 2018 WITH Be the First to Leave a Comment!

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When Cristian Rennella and his business partner, Hernán Amiune, founded ElMejorTrato.com in 2008, the internet was a very different place. Smartphones were just hitting the mainstream, and mobile web browsing was basically unheard of. A programmer had one job: make a website that works on a computer, period.

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Customizing QuickBooks Online for Your Industry

BY Eddy Hood IN Small Business Accounting ON Feb 06, 2018 WITH 1 Comment




In today’s digital economy, the ability to run your business from the palm of your hand is becoming a necessity. This may include posting to your business social media accounts, accessing your marketing tools and customer relationship management platform. Being able to access your books from any device and any location should also rank high on the list.

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Want To Get Paid More? Follow This 2-Part Roadmap

BY Tami Brehse IN Profitability ON Feb 01, 2018 WITH Be the First to Leave a Comment!

There’s not an entrepreneur on this planet who doesn’t want to get paid more. Even if money isn’t what drives you, you’d just plain be a bad businessman to turn down more cash for the same amount of work.

Money opens doors, and with more of it you’d be able to funnel more money back into your business, pass profits on to your employees, invest in philanthropic initiatives and so much more. So, are you making as much money as you can for the work you’re doing?

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13 Red Flags That Will Get Your Small Business Audited

BY Eddy Hood IN small business tax preparation ON Jan 30, 2018 WITH Be the First to Leave a Comment!



A typical small business owner is deeply involved in the day-to-day operations of their company. They are concerned with things like customer service, innovation, new client acquisition, hiring, conserving resources and making money to keep the doors open. Not surprisingly, when tax season rolls around, it throws a wrench in their entire workflow.


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7 Common Inventory Mistakes That’ll Cost You Money

BY Tami Brehse IN business, business metrics, management ON Jan 25, 2018 WITH 2Comments

Ah, inventory. The bane of a retailer’s existence. Whether you sell clothing, car parts or cat food, inventory is a necessary evil. But it’s much more than that; it’s an important business component that, when managed effectively, can help you maintain tight margins and trim overhead. When managed poorly—or not managed at all—it can be a money pit.

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Sales Tax Considerations for e-Commerce Businesses

BY Eddy Hood IN Outsourced Accounting Services ON Jan 23, 2018 WITH 1 Comment




Annual tax time is almost here. And if you’re an e-Commerce business you’ve already got a number of legal considerations on your plate. Things like:


  1. What payment gateways should I use?
  2. How should I handle trademarks, patents and copyrights?
  3. Are there any shipping restrictions to get products to my customers?
  4. What are the lease requirements for holding inventory in my building?


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To Be A Powerful Entrepreneur, Cultivate These 6 Mental Habits

BY Tami Brehse IN Profitability ON Jan 18, 2018 WITH Be the First to Leave a Comment!

Mind over matter.

Where there’s a will there’s a way.

If you can dream it, you can do it.

They’re sayings you’ve heard over and over again, and they all have one thing in common: the power of a determined mind. 

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Start the New Year With a Clean Chart of Accounts

BY Eddy Hood IN Small Business Accounting ON Jan 16, 2018 WITH 1 Comment






When people think about New Year resolutions, “tidying up the books” may not be the first thing that comes to mind. However, if you want to take your small business to new heights this year and beyond, this is exactly where you should start. More specifically, ensuring that your Chart of Accounts is well-organized should be a priority for any small business that wants to stay financially healthy throughout the year.


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Build Your Dream Team: Hiring For Growth and Profit

BY Tami Brehse IN Profitability, hiring ON Jan 11, 2018 WITH Be the First to Leave a Comment!

When you’re an entrepreneur, it can feel like you’re an army of one. You’re the leader, the captain of the ship. But you’re also the chief innovator, strategizer, salesman extraordinaire and signer of paychecks.

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Pros Vs. Cons: Switching to a New Accounting Firm

BY Eddy Hood IN Small Business Accounting ON Jan 09, 2018 WITH 1 Comment




It goes without saying that your accountant should have a keen understanding of who pays you, who you pay and how to maximize your returns on investments. Because your accountant is so intimately involved in assisting with your financial decision-making needs, the relationship should be one that is built on a foundation of trust and transparency. However, sometimes when that level of comfort no longer exists, it may be time to move on.


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