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Salt Lake City Bookkeeping Blog

Planning a Business Acquisition? Top 5 Things You Need to Know

Posted by Leanne Armstrong on Mar 24, 2017 9:00:00 AM

Most established companies eventually reach a point in their development where the chance to acquire another business presents itself. While some entrepreneurs actively seek out new assets, others simply stumble across what seems like a golden opportunity for growth. In either case, the right business acquisition, in conjunction with the right business acquisition consultant, can successfully fuel your company’s plans for expansion.

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Topics: Small Business Consulting, Exit Planning, Business Acquisition

Success In Business Has Nothing To Do With You

Posted by Matt Roberge on Mar 22, 2017 9:00:00 AM

Many business owners believe that their business is successful because of them, the founder. The truth is that having a successful business has nothing to do with you; it’s all about everyone else. Sure, a business idea that changes the world is great, but it doesn’t automatically translate into a successful business.

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Topics: Small Business Growth, Customer Success, Growth Coach

Essential Guide to Business Financial Planning

Posted by Leanne Armstrong on Mar 17, 2017 9:00:00 AM

Does your company have a financial plan to help pave the way to future success? Financial planning for businesses is a key component in understanding your organization from a dollars and cents perspective, both today and down the road.

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Topics: Financial Forecasting, Financial Reporting, Growth Coach, business plan

How to Win Over Lenders When Applying for Small Business Loans

Posted by Matt Roberge on Mar 15, 2017 9:00:00 AM

Applying for a small business loan may be essential to secure the funding for your small company. However, applying for loans can be a challenge for small businesses. You may not have the long years in business or the assets of larger corporations.

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Topics: Small Business, small business loan

Starting a Small Business in the Tech Sector? You May Be Entitled to Government Funding

Posted by Matt Roberge on Mar 10, 2017 9:00:00 AM

The tech sector is responsible for considerable job growth and is an important part of keeping our nation innovative and competitive on a global scale. Because of the importance of tech businesses, the government makes a number of funding options available for them — and you don’t have to be a big business to qualify. In fact, there are a number of grants and funding options specifically geared for tech professionals starting a small business.

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Topics: Small Business, Small Business Funding

Seeking Success? Start with Small Business Consulting Services

Posted by Leanne Armstrong on Mar 8, 2017 9:00:00 AM

The average entrepreneur has a justifiable belief in their ability to do whatever it takes to run a successful company. After all, they come up with terrific ideas, and launch them as bona fide businesses. But it’s at this point that many business owners become so involved in the day-to-day running of their enterprise, that big picture concerns like financial awareness and long-term planning fall by the wayside.

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Topics: Small Business Consulting, CFO Consulting, Growth Coach

What Are the Differences Between Bookkeepers, Controllers and CFOs?

Posted by Matt Roberge on Mar 3, 2017 9:00:00 AM

Most small businesses and startups need nothing more than a bookkeeper in their earliest phases — someone to keep the accounting records current and to produce basic financial statements. You will eventually need multiple bookkeepers and maybe a tax accountant to keep your books and tax situation in top shape. If you begin to feel the need to secure more complex financing than you might find in a trip to the bank, it’s time to consider the difference between a bookkeeper, a controller and a chief financial officer (CFO).

In larger or more mature companies, each has a specific role to perform. Determining whether your company needs all three will depend on your assessment of the breadth, depth and complexity of your financial needs.

Let’s take a look at the basic definitions of each role.

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Topics: Bookkeeping, Small Business Bookkeeping, Outsourced CFO Services, CFO Consulting, Bookkeeper

6 Savvy Ways to Keep Bookkeeping Services Affordable

Posted by Leanne Armstrong on Mar 1, 2017 9:00:00 AM

Today’s data-driven marketplace has made it easier than ever to start a business. But low-cost digital exposure hasn’t done away with the need for consistent and adequate funding, particularly in the early stages of establishing a new enterprise. The average startup tends to be overwhelmed with expenses, and often struggles to keep costs from outpacing revenues.

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Topics: Bookkeeping Services, Small Business Bookkeeping, Outsourced CFO Services, Outsourced Bookkeeping

How Can the U.S. Government Help Your Small Business?

Posted by Matt Roberge on Feb 24, 2017 9:00:00 AM

Small businesses are a big part of the U.S. economy, collectively representing one of the biggest employers and job creators. The government recognizes that and as a result there are many places you can turn to find the government helping small businesses.

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Topics: Small Business Consulting, small businesses

Why Should You Protect Your Business Name Nationally and Internationally?

Posted by Matt Roberge on Feb 22, 2017 9:00:00 AM

You may dream of one day growing your business larger, but right now you might be focused on making your business name recognizable locally.

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Topics: trademarks, small businesses