Valentine’s Day – Did you know?

Posted on 12. Feb, 2020 by in Marriage, Misc. Articles, My Favorite Things, Uncategorized

Cupid, candy hearts, flowers and chocolates are common items associated with Valentine’s Day. According to the National Retail Federation, Americans now spend more than $20 billion lavishing gifts on their kids, friends and significant others. But why? Who decided a day in the middle of February is a time to celebrate love and spend a […]

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Planning for a Fabulous 2020

Posted on 30. Dec, 2019 by in Misc. Articles, My Favorite Things, Small Business Tips

The holiday month of December brings celebration as well as reflection for all the events that occurred in 2019.  It also gives us great hope for a new fabulous start in 2020.  Here are three ideas to start 2020 with a bang. 1. Find a focus for the year. Instead of getting into the rut […]

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Create a Theme for a Prosperous and Meaningful New Year

Posted on 09. Dec, 2019 by in Customers, Misc. Articles, My Favorite Things, Services, Small Business Tips

It’s almost 2020, and at this time of year, it’s natural for us to pause and reflect on where we’ve been and where we want to go.  For business owners, it’s especially important to raise our minds above the daily fires for a moment, take in some fresh air, and elevate our perspective.  Creating an […]

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Holiday Shopping Survival Guide

Posted on 20. Nov, 2017 by in Bookkeeping Articles, My Favorite Things, Small Business Tips

The two biggest shopping days of the year are just around the corner. Black Friday, on Nov. 24, is the day after Thanksgiving when brick-and-mortar retailers entice shoppers with special deals. And online retailers provide a second round of shopping madness on Nov. 27, Cyber Monday. As you start to get bombarded with ads and […]

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Is There Really a 4-Hour Workweek?

Posted on 19. Jan, 2017 by in Marketing Tips, My Favorite Things, Small Business Tips

Tim Ferriss made the 4-hour workweek a popular concept in his 2007 book.  But is there such a thing, and more importantly, can business owners like you and me cash in on it?  As the last of the Baby Boomers approach retirement, the topic of working less while making the same or more income is […]

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Cool Tech Tools: Automate Your To-Do List

Posted on 29. Sep, 2016 by in Bookkeeping Articles, My Favorite Things, Services, Small Business Tips, Uncategorized, Website Resource

Keeping a to-do list is a great way to be productive, avoid having things fall through the crack, and unclutter your brain.  How you maintain your to-do list varies: some people use pen and paper because they love the feeling of crossing tasks off, others use Excel or Google documents.  Still, others might try Evernote. […]

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Add a VIP Revenue Stream to Your Business

Posted on 01. Sep, 2016 by in My Favorite Things, Small Business Tips

If you’re looking for more ways to bring in additional revenue, then a VIP revenue stream is one option for many businesses.  Here are a couple of examples: A plastic surgeon has a long waiting line of patients.  The surgeon sets up a special membership fee of $3,000 per year for patients who wish to […]

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Cool Tech Tools: Cloud Storage

Posted on 20. Jun, 2016 by in iOS Tips, MAC Tip, My Favorite Things, Services, Small Business Tips, Social Networking

Have you ever wished you didn’t have to buy yet another server?  Do you have to delete old files on your hard drive to make room for new ones?  If disk space is an issue in your company, the good news is there may be a better and cheaper way:  cloud storage. You might think […]

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Separating Business from Personal in Facebook

Posted on 13. Jun, 2016 by in iOS Tips, MAC Tip, Marketing Tips, My Favorite Things, Small Business Tips, Social Networking

Do you love using Facebook with your friends but know you’re missing out by not using it in business?  Do you feel guilty when you post a business promotion and would prefer not to bug your friends? The good news is there’s an easy way to separate Facebook personal use from business within your personal […]

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Five Smart Uses for Your Tax Refund

Posted on 12. May, 2016 by in Bookkeeping Articles, My Favorite Things, Services, Small Business Tips, Tax Updates

So you were fortunate enough to receive a tax refund this year. What are your plans for the money? Here are five ideas worth considering. 1. Pay down debt. Start with debts that carry the highest interest rates first, then move down the line. This is like savings on savings as you are freeing up […]

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