It seems like, at the very least, your bookkeeper needs to come in on a regular basis to take care of paperwork. However, with some planning and the use of the right tools, bookkeeping is a task that can be done remotely. Read more »
The tools that we use to run our businesses and organize our lives are supposed to make thing easier. We choose them because we identify a need — a pain point — and are looking for a solution. In my experiences working with small business, bookkeeping […] Read more »
I’ve written in the past about the handy features of bookkeeping and tax preparation service Outright. Its easy-to-use interface and integration with other apps make it almost a no-brainer for small business that aren’t satisfied with their existing accounting process. As we’re at the midyear point, […] Read more »
Certified Public Accountants (CPAs) and bookkeepers can develop full-time web working careers by using their knowledge to provide the help many people need with their finances. The tools available now mean that it’s possible to do this kind of work remotely. Is bookkeeping or accounting a […] Read more »
As we approach April 15th and tax time, it is normal for us to think about how we maintain our books and evaluate if our current process is working for us.
While there are no shortages of accounting programs available, with varying levels of complexity and pricing, it can be difficult for a small shop to find the right solution. Focusing on ease of use and integration with other web apps, Outright is a great choice for web workers. Read more »
Not understanding bookkeeping, taxes and other administrative tasks can be very off-putting for people looking to start their own businesses. But in reality, they’re not that hard to do if you’re organized and get a little professional help.
Now, I’m not a CPA and the closest I’ve come to taking accounting is being a professor’s assistant in an online graduate program course. However, I must do something right as I’ve been on my own for over four years and my business tax payments remain on target. So here I’m going to share what I do, as it might work for you or give you ideas on how you can keep on top of your business finances. Read more »
No Over-the-Top Threat from Time Warner; Comcast May Not Charge; more detail on cable operators’ online video plans. (VideoNuze) Robert Scoble Leaves Fast Company TV; sponsor Seagate backed out; blogger doesn’t say what his next gig will be. (TechCrunch, Scobleizer) NBC Wants Branded Web Content; NBCU […] Read more »
It may be the season of good-will, but one naughty iPhone-developer has decided to play the role of Scrooge in the iTunes App Store. Movies, created by French developer, Olivier Bernal, went live at the App Store on December 19. The app, retailing at $2.99, allows […] Read more »
Many web workers have a need to track expenses – either for client or employer reimbursement, or just to get their taxes right. And most of us have developed some solution for that – sticky notes, spreadsheets, notebooks, and so on. Of course, like just about […] Read more »
The best thing that’s happened to Facebook: Apple’s MobileMe outage, the iPhone launch and iPhone activation problems across the board. Why? Because no one seems to be reporting on them being out for most of the morning. I just tried to get in; no luck. There […] Read more »
Michael Robertson’s portfolio of companies might not have massive market share, but it still keeps pushing the envelope. Earlier this week, his MP3Tunes introduced a new locker sync. And now his SIPphone is getting ready to launch Gizmo5, a mobile callback and IM client for mobile […] Read more »
Slow news afternoons are made for browsing forums; that’s where I’ve been for a bit today. Specifically, I was nosing about the Skype forums since I’m such a big Skyper. Using Skype on the MacBook Pro is a joy thanks to the built in iSight camera […] Read more »
Jeff Bussgang: I saw first-hand how quickly money can fly out the door in a VC-backed consumer play and I’m worried that it’s happening again. There’s some emerging data to support the “consumer bubble” theory. VentureOne recently reported that in 2003, there were 183 consumer deals […] Read more »