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3 Reasons to love Outright and 1 not so much

Ever since I came upon Outright.  I have been trying to set up clients that are a good fit.    What makes a good candidate. Well, it was designed for e-commerce businesses, but If your accounting isn’t very complicated,  you really just need to categorize your expenses,

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3 Best Questions to ask before Choosing the Right Accounting Software

Now that cloud computing is available, there is a selection of accounting software to choose from.   Ah… but which one to choose?   Here are a few questions to ask yourself: 1.  What is your end goal?   Are you just looking to get information to

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Get a bookkeeping system that you — and your business — can handle

In my work with small business owners, I emphasize the need for having a bookkeeping system that is functional and that is usable. And if that’s a pen and paper system, that’s okay. And I mean it, even though I’m a Quickbooks Certified Pro Advisor handling the

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How to measure your business performance

Make sure your business is on track to make a profit and stay profitable by setting guidelines that you can use to measure your business performance. 1. Your mission statement — is your mission statement clear and does it reflect your current activities? Honestly assess the services

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Introducing my new web site Yourbackofficeweb.com

My new web site is now live, www.yourbackofficeweb.com, with details about my accounting and bookkeeping services around La Canada Flintridge, Glendale, Pasadena, and downtown Los Angeles. You can stay up-to-date with my blog there or here. Some points of interest for your bookkeeping and accounting needs: my

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Hiring experts, professionals, to help your business run profitably

Hiring experts may be a smart financial move for your business, even if the action simply looks like an expense on your books. Hiring an accountant like me can relieve the small business owner of handling the financial burden that comes with juggling books and productivity. The

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Make back-up plans for your business and business finances

Recent weather around La Canada Flintridge, Pasadena and other foothill cities reminds us that businesses and residents need to have back-up plans for their finances and other mission-critical aspects of their operations. High winds knocked out small businesses like the Coffee Gallery on Lake Avenue in Altadena

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Xero Accounting Software

Hey there,  as you know I am a certified QuickBooks Pro Advisor and have been using, setting up QuickBooks for my clients for years.   Things are starting to change and I am trying out some new online (cloud) products.  The purpose of this blog is to

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