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Salt Lake City Bookkeeping Blog

Outsource Your Salt Lake City Bookkeeping Needs

Posted by Matt Roberge on Apr 19, 2012 8:47:00 AM

Running a business often requires more time than there are hours in a day, and keeping up with all of your duties can often leave you exhausted and burnt out. Sometimes you may feel as though you need a carbon copy of yourself in order to complete all of the tasks on your ever-growing plate. No one ever said managing a business would be easy – but no one said you couldn’t get a little assistance either. In order to relieve some of the weight off your shoulders, consider hiring a Salt Lake City Bookkeeping professional.        

Our expert services are more than just excellent mathematicians, they’re also some of the most detail-oriented and business savvy professionals in the industry. When it comes to handling your company’s bookkeeping duties, you don’t want to hand the task off to just anyone. In order to rest assured that your books will be kept up to date and your finances are in good hands, you should entrust your bookkeeping duties to one of our Salt Lake City Bookkeeping specialists.       

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Topics: Business Efficiency, Personal Bookkeeping, Sales Advice, Outsourced Bookkeeping

Do You "Like" a Business Just Because They Ask?

Posted by Matt Roberge on Feb 21, 2012 10:15:00 AM

Everywhere you go you see signs asking you to "Like us on Facebook."  I guess I don't get it.  Why should I like you just because you are asking me to?  Have you done anything for me?  Also, why are you asking me?  Why do I hate to be asked to like someone or something?  I'm glad you asked: 

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Topics: Business Ideas, Sales Advice, Entrepreneurship

10 Similarities between Fly Fishing and Business Sales

Posted by Matt Roberge on Oct 28, 2011 11:18:00 AM

I had a tough day this week; so I went fishing to clear my head.  It got me thinking about how much fishing helps my business sales.  So here is my top ten list of the similarities between fishing and sales:

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Topics: Business Ideas, Sales Advice, Fishing and Business

Business Sales Lessons from the Trout Stream

Posted by Matt Roberge on Oct 4, 2011 12:01:00 PM

I hooked a HUGE rainbow the other night.  After an excellent fight that lasted several minutes the fish broke my fly off.  It was an incredibly difficult day of fishing; in fact that was the only fish that came to my fly all day.  It was a bad day and it got me down a bit.  As I walked home I related the day of fishing to the sales process and realized why I may have lost the fish.

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Topics: Sales Advice, Entrepreneurship, Fishing and Business

Bookkeeping: Is the Lowest Price the Best?

Posted by Matt Roberge on Jul 28, 2011 8:42:00 AM

I recently read an advertisement from a bookkeeping service that "guaranteed the lowest price."  I thought to myself, "How can we compete with that?"  Well not only can you compete with this marketing strategy, you can defeat it.  What would be your strategy though?  Here is ours and it is not price related.

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Topics: Sales Advice, Entrepreneurship

River Runoff and Business Sales

Posted by Matt Roberge on Jul 7, 2011 10:25:00 AM

Yep, it's that time of year again where I am going to draw a lot of correlations between fishing and business.  Fishing is what I am doing a lot of now, any time I get out of the office you can bet I am on the river fishing.  What happens when the river changes making fishing extremely difficult?  What happens in your business when times become tough?  Are they related and what can we learn from each?  

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Topics: Business Ideas, Sales Advice, Entrepreneurship, Fishing and Business

Firing a Bad Client and Refusing New Business

Posted by Matt Roberge on Jun 8, 2011 10:22:00 AM

Have you ever had to fire an existing client or refuse new business from someone that wanted to work with you?  It may seem crazy or even foolish to an entrepreneur starting out to refuse any business.  However, doing business with every potential client you meet may become a big problem down the road.

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Topics: Business Efficiency, Business Ideas, Sales Advice

Sales Lessons From Your Local Dive Bar

Posted by Matt Roberge on Apr 19, 2011 12:42:00 PM

I'm a dive bar guy; I love everything about them.  From the interesting local characters, to the odd smells, the unique menu items, the bartender's take on "customer service, to flat beer on tap; but most of all I love the setting.  Beneath the surface of your local dive bar there is a business and sales lesson.  After all you are there spending money right?

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Topics: Sales Advice