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Salt Lake City Bookkeeping Blog

10 Signs You Should Invest in Bookkeeping Services

Posted by Leanne Armstrong on Apr 21, 2017 9:00:00 AM

As an entrepreneur, it only makes sense for you to keep one eye on your business, and the other on situations that could cause trouble for your company. While there are many reasons why small businesses fail - or turn less than the healthy profit they deserve - research suggests that one of the main culprits is poor accounting.

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Topics: Bookkeeping Services, Small Business Bookkeeping, Grow Your Business

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, Outsourced Bookkeeping, Outsourced CFO Services, Small Business Bookkeeping

How To Find Bookkeeping Services For Your Small Business

Posted by Matt Roberge on Oct 17, 2016 9:00:00 AM

If you are like many small business owners, bookkeeping is probably not your top priority. In fact, I'm willing to bet that you don't like the task of bookkeeping at all. I am sure that, for some, the word even makes you cringe.

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

The Cloud Accounting Movement... Who Cares?

Posted by Matt Roberge on Jul 26, 2016 8:30:00 AM

The movement to cloud accounting is nothing new; it’s also a buzzword, as many businesses have been in the “cloud” for years. The cloud is nothing more than secure access to your information, no matter where you are, because it's hosted on the Internet. However, businesses accounting has technically been living in the cloud for years through the use of virtual servers and online data storage sites like Dropbox.

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Topics: Cloud-Based Accounting, Bookkeeping Services, Growth Coach, QuickBooks Online

Solid Bookkeeping - The Key To Growing And Exiting A Business

Posted by Matt Roberge on Sep 29, 2015 7:00:00 AM

Having a solid bookkeeping system in place is the key to growing a small business and implementing an exit plan. A great idea will get you going, but it won't necessarily lead to huge growth and an eventual exit. 

Growing a business takes a great idea, a strong strategic plan, and a way to measure your progress (i.e., bookkeeping). Seasoned consultants will often tell you to start with the end in mind; they are right. A good strategic plan starts with an end goal, which for many business owners is an exit. I will explain how a solid bookkeeping system will allow you to grow your business to a new level and execute an exit plan.

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Topics: Bookkeeping Services, Small Business Growth, Exit Planning, Small Business Funding, Small Business Mentor, Equity Partner, Business Acquisition, Growth Coach

Why We Offer Small Business Bookkeeping Services

Posted by Matt Roberge on Jun 3, 2015 7:30:00 AM

Did you ever wake up and ask yourself why you do what you do? Why do we offer bookkeeping services to small businesses in Salt Lake City as well as around the country? It's a valid question worth pondering. I'm sure many people have asked themselves a similar question of why they do what they do for a living. Some probably had an epiphany and gave their two weeks' notice that day. Others may have validated their careers to themselves. Yet there are the few that don't ask themselves this question because they are truly doing what they love. Their careers and jobs are not forced, it's a natural fit. So I asked myself why we offer small business bookkeeping services and here is what I came up with.

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Topics: Bookkeeping Salt Lake City, Bookkeeping Services, Small Business Bookkeeping, Grow Your Business, Scaling A Business, Part-time CFO Services

Who Makes a Great Client for Our Bookkeeping Services

Posted by Matt Roberge on Nov 17, 2014 7:00:00 AM

Let's face it some clients are just better than others. We have so many great clients for our bookkeeping service and they have a lot of common traits. Not all clients though are a great fit for your service and sometimes it becomes necessary to fire bad clients. It's typically not the fault of the client or the service provider; sometimes it's just not a good fit. Good clients on the other hand are the perfect fit. They produce good revenue in an efficient manner and both sides win. You know when you have a home run fit for your service and you should know how to define your perfect client and then target them. So, who makes a great client for our bookkeeping services?

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Topics: Bookkeeping Salt Lake City, Salt Lake City Bookkeeping, Bookkeeping Services, Grow Your Business, Salt Lake City Accountant, Small Business Bookkeeping

Pain Points Our Bookkeeping Services Can Resolve

Posted by Matt Roberge on Oct 15, 2014 7:00:00 AM

Is your bookkeeping a pain for you to accomplish each month? For many small business owners handling their bookkeeping is the most painful part of the month. It is really important to keep up on your bookkeeping so that you can keep your business on track towards its goals. If you are feeling any of the following bookkeeping pains you need to make some changes to your current system.

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Topics: Bookkeeping Services in Utah, Bookkeeping Services, Financial Forecasting, Business Budgeting, Small Business Bookkeeping, Financial Reporting, Bookkeeping Pains

Help! I'm Too Busy To Handle My Bookkeeping

Posted by Matt Roberge on Sep 26, 2014 7:00:00 AM

The number one reason we get new clients is because most small business owners are too busy to handle their bookkeeping. It is often true that a business owner is too busy to update their bookkeeping, but that doesn't mean it is important. I'm also quite a busy person but I find time for all the important aspects of my small business, even if I am not directly doing the work in a particular area. If you are too busy to handle your small business bookkeeping here are a few things you still need to know.

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Topics: Bookkeeping Theft, Outsourced Bookkeeping, Bookkeeping Services, Bookkeeping Help, Value-added Bookkeeping, I'm Too Busy

Make Your Small Business Bookkeeping Work For You

Posted by Matt Roberge on Jul 21, 2014 7:00:00 AM

I meet a lot of business owners that have a small business bookkeeping system that just doesn't work. Quite often when we meet a business that is having bookkeeping issues their system has not been updated in quite some time and is full of errors. A lot of business owners hate bookkeeping and for good reasons; they have never had a bookkeeping system that adds value. Here is a quick guide on how to make your small business bookkeeping system work for you. 

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Topics: Bookkeeping Services, Small Business Accounting Services, Bookkeeping Processes, Small Business Bookkeeping, Financial Reporting, QuickBooks Consultant