Tuesday, March 30, 2010

Finding The Right Book Keeping System For An Online Business!

When choosing a bookkeeping system for your online
business, there are several factors to actually
consider. But first, bookkeeping software can help you
with things like:

- quoting off-hand your bank balance

- formulate better decisions regarding financial
statements involving your business

- guidance on the proper set-up of books

- knowing the debt accumulated on you credit card

- process refunds efficiently and quickly

- organizing business receipts

- understand the importance of tax time preparation

- knowing how a service product is doing for the past

With all stated, you really need a reliable
bookkeeping system that can make all of the mentioned
tasks above be made possible. As an owner, you have to
have specifications on the kind of bookkeeping service
you would employ.

A good and efficient bookkeeping service must be able
to deliver a complete online managing of documents and
data which includes reconciliation of bank accounts,
credit cards, payroll services, taxes, financial
overviews and reports, and even give an advice on the
generalities. What are the characteristics that will
help you determine if a particular bookkeeping system
is the one for you? Here are a few to give you some

Cost Effective

You have to find a bookkeeping software for your
online business that wouldn’t cost you that much.
Bookkeeping services need not be expensive. Search for
a software that will offer more than any full-time
service and costs less. But, not because their
services are a bit reachable, doesn’t mean that
deliverance of processing is compromised. Their sweet
and enticing words must be equivalent to the
performance they promised.


A supportive bookkeeping system will give you aspects
about your financial status. It will try to explain
what is currently happening to the present financial
reports and will be able to provide good business
advice. Financial reports which are timely are
essential for the monitoring of a healthy business.
The entire bookkeeping service as a whole should be
able to work with you for the success of your


Be sure that you are working with professionals and
not just a bunch of wannabes. Bookkeeping employees
must be well-trained to be able to convey outstanding
performance towards industry. Services must follow
guidelines which are well-developed with regards to
quality, communication and process.

Timely and Accurate

Every process must ensure strictness to be able to
ensure timely and accurate reporting. The software
must enforce a certain kind of quality and is able to
identify errors on bookkeeping. The software is
expected to be updated at all times.

Seamless and Convenient Service

Documents must be arranged on a manner that will be
convenient on your part as the owner to drop it all
off on the different locations wherever part of the
city. With just a matter of days, every important
document will be securely indexed and uploaded for
easier access with just a simple click of a button.
Gone are the days where you have to rummage through
every single invoice or receipt hoping all is not

Choosing bookkeeping service for your online business
can involve a lot of thinking but will definitely take
away the worst part of being burdened with mountainous
paperwork. As the owner, you can stop worrying about
your pile and just go on with your life.

Dan and Deanna "Marketing Unscrambled"

Friday, March 19, 2010

Tips For Finding The Right Book Keeping Service For Your Company!

It is required by law for businesses, whatever the
size, should keep a record of every financial
transactions of the business. The records will then be
presented to the government on tax time to determine
how much tax businesses have to pay and how much tax
returns they'll get. If you are an owner of an online
business, then you might want to find book keeping for
your online business as this will make it a lot easier
for you to run your business.

Looking for a book keeping service can be quite hard.
Although there are several companies that offer book
keeping services, you have to remember that only few
can offer the service that you want. Even if you are
just a small online business owner, you have to
remember that you deserve nothing less than there
best work. With a good book keeping team, you will
have a chance to bring success to your business,
but if you choose a book keeping company that
doesn’t provide high quality service, it can lead to
losing money and even complete bankruptcy.

If you don’t know what to look for in a book keeping
company to give your book keeping job, then here are
some of the basic things that you should look for.

The first is that the book keeping company or the book
keeper you outsource your book keeping jobs to should
be qualified. Basically, you are the only one who will
be able to judge if the book keeping company is
capable of doing its job well. However, you have to
remember that there are general qualifications that
you should look for. For example, a good company that
can offer you good services doesn’t only have to have
qualified people to do the job, but also have people
who are experienced enough to do it. Always remember
that a book keeper doesn’t have to hold an accounting
degree. He or she should also have experience in this
kind of job and they should also understand the
mechanics in business, especially about financial

The second is that the book keeping company should
have the right technology. What this means is that
they should already have their own software or program
designed for book keeping. This will save you a lot of
time and money and it is also a big plus for your
business as book keeping programs are designed to give
comprehensive reports and services. And, more
importantly, the staff in the book keeping services
company should be able to know how to work them.

As a client, the book keeping service you hire should
provide you with good support. A good support is not
just about giving you advice on financial problems and
gives you the reports on a regular basis, but support
is about letting you contact them any time of the day.
They should also answer your grievances and disputes

A good portfolio is also an important thing that you
should look for when hiring the services of a book
keeper. The more companies and businesses there are
that hires their services, the better their service
may be. You have to remember that the more clients
that the book keeping company has, it will mean that
they are trusted.

Ask for a list of customers that you can contact to see how
they like the work that the book keeping service is doing
for them. In other words - references.

Do your home work - check them out with the BBB ( Better
Business Bureau) to see if they have complaints about them.

Remember these tips and you can be sure that you will
find the right book keeping service for your online
business. With these things, you can be sure that you
will save time and money and also focus more on your

Dan and Deanna "Marketing Unscrambled"

Monday, March 8, 2010

Our Friends Have Joined Us On Our Blog, Give Them A Warm Welcome!

We would like to welcome the two additions to our

The Wig Mall

this is a link to it but can also be found at the side of the page
under Other site that we love.

( example of a wig)

Also in the same area is great site that we would love
for you to check out Madame Pumphrey Jewels For The Crown

(hand made by our friend and fellow blogger at Full House )

We are glad to have our friends with us on the blog. We hope that
everyone will check them out and see the great things that
they offer.

Dan and Deanna "Marketing Unscrambled"

Thursday, March 4, 2010

Book Keeping - Finding The Right Service To Help Your Business !

Thanks to technology, almost everything that you ever
wanted is now very much available with just a click of
the mouse. If you run an online business, then you
have to remember that like in any other businesses,
you will need to prepare a financial report for tax
purposes. You have to have everything financial in
your business recorded. From your income to your
expenses, everything should be recorded and kept. This
is called book keeping. However, book keeping for your
online business can be a hassle, especially if you
don’t know anything about book keeping.

Most businesses employ an in house book keeper in
order for them to have a way to keep track of their
business's finances. However, this can prove to be too
costly and impractical especially if you consider the
fact that tax sessions doesn’t occur every month.

Today, you will see that there are now various book
keeping service companies that offers book keeping
services. If you want to save time and money, then
outsourcing your book keeping job is what you will
want to do.

This way, you will be able to have more time for your
business and you will also save money by not hiring an
in house book keeper. Outsourcing today has become
very popular among a lot of businesses. It saves time,
is efficient, and it also saves money. In fact, large
companies can save millions of dollars in a year
thanks to outsourcing.

However, when it comes to book keeping for your online
business, you have to consider the fact that you need
to choose the company carefully to do your book
keeping jobs. First of all, book keeping is an
obligation that you have to do correctly and
accurately. If the person or company you hired made a
mistake in your business's books, then you will be in
a lot of trouble with the government and the IRS.

The figures should match. If there is negligence in
your books, then you will be investigated by the
government and even audited.

Now, because of the fact that you need to concentrate
more on your business, you may not have the time to do
the books. This is why you will need the help of a

There are numerous book keeping websites available
today. Some can provide you with outsourcing services,
while there are also others that you can hire full
time to do your books.

It is also good to look locally for this service. There will
times that you will need to talk with them face to face. It is
easy to do if they are in your area. This also help when you
checking them out with the Better Business Bureau. You want to
know if they have any complaints about them. This is an area that
you need to know that you can trust them.

When finding a book keeping service, make sure that
the one you hire should be reputable in terms of doing
their job right. You should also make sure that the
staff are all professional book keepers and are
experienced in this field.

A good sign would be a book keeping company that has a
lot of clients. Because of the simple fact that they
have lots of clients, you can be sure that a lot of
companies and businesses trust them for this kind of

These are the things that you have to remember about
outsourcing book keeping jobs. By outsourcing book
keeping for your online business, you will be able to
have more freedom in concentrating on running your
business as well as save lots of money. Remember these
tips and you can be sure that you will be able to find
the right book keeper to outsource your business's
book keeping jobs.

Dan and Deanna "Marketing Unscrambled"

Wednesday, March 3, 2010

Book Keeping - How Outsouceing Can Help Your Online Business!

As a business owner, you know that you have to record
every financial aspect in your business. It is
required by law. The books you record it in to will be
for tax purposes and the figures should be accurate.
However, you have to consider the fact that if you own
an online business, there will be too much things in
your mind and you will often tend to forget about
doing the books. Being negligent on this part can
incur serious penalties. If you don’t have enough time
for book keeping, then you might want to try
outsourcing book keeping for your online business.

Today, many companies are now outsourcing book keeping
jobs in order to save time and be more efficient in
running their business. Besides, if you let other
people do your books, then you will be able to
concentrate more on running your business. Outsourcing
book keeping is also very popular as it is very cheap.

You have to consider that outsourcing has become a
trend in today's business world. Because it is a lot
cheaper to outsource than to have an in house book
keeper or accountant, many businesses today are now
outsourcing their book keeping jobs.

These are the advantages of outsourcing book keeping.
It will not only give you more time to concentrate in
running your online business, but it will also save
you a lot of money.

However, before you hire a book keeper to do this kind
of job for you, you first need to remember that you
have to choose the right book keeping service first.


The first thing that you need to look for is the
qualifications of the book keeping services company.
The staff should be knowledgeable in the field of book
keeping, and they should also be certified
professional book keepers.

Besides the qualification, the second thing is they also need to be
experienced in the field of book keeping and are
knowledgeable in the inner workings of businesses
especially about financial transactions in businesses.
You have to remember that one doesn’t need to hold a
degree as an accountant in order to become a good book
keeper. Normally, everyone can become a book keeper.
The most important thing that you should look for in a
book keeper is experience.


The portfolio of the book keeping services company you
look for should also be good. The more clients they
have, it will mean that they are trusted by people.
Besides, as a businessman, you too would understand
the fact that people will only buy the services of
businesses that they trust.


These are the things that you should look for in book
keeping services companies when you plan on
outsourcing your book keeping jobs to them. By having
all the mentioned traits, you can be sure that you
will be able to get your books back in time for tax

( buckle up for tax time)

Remember these tips and you will be able to have more
time on running your business and save a lot of money.

By outsourcing book keeping for your online business,
you can be sure that you will have nothing to worry
about when tax time comes. Just remember that you have
to give the book keeper you hire all the necessary
information about your business and also your
financial records.

Dan and Deanna "Marketing Unscrambled"

Tuesday, March 2, 2010

Book Keeping - Where To Start?

Diligent and effective bookkeeping can be possible
only if you know where to start. Make the numbers and
dates work for you. Just by following these basics,
you can setup a very interesting bookkeeping system.

Choose an appropriate bookkeeping system.

Choices are between a single-entry and double-entry.
The difference between the two is that when it comes
to a single-entry bookkeeping system, it is considered
as a rudimentary system which is suitable for personal
financing. One very good example is checkbook
balancing wherein involvements of a single checking
account that is being credited or debited.

On the other hand, double-entry bookkeeping is
something that is more appropriate for businesses
because it can track two accounts at the same time. In
other words, it can do efficient multi-tasking. When
you sell a product, recording of the transactions as a
debit on your inventory and a credit on your account
is automatically done by double-entry bookkeeping.

Get appropriate help.

Business owners, especially the one’s owning small
businesses, have one thing in common – they lack the
enthusiasm and time to have a detailed ledger. If you
want to make life easier, you can find a trusted CPA
or be wise and take advantage of a bookkeeping
program. Although, you would need to ask for
professional help if your business is largely
dependent on timely and precise records or is
operationally complicated. If you want to expect more
than a $100,000 worth of sales or have an inventory
that’s very much considerable, don’t wait for someone
to advise you to get a bookkeeping system. Now is the
right time.

Get a hold of your financial documents.

If you’re planning to rely on a CPA or bookkeeping
software to work everything out for you, you should
have every single document, data and receipt that they
need to organize. See to it that everything is still
intact: purchase orders, sales receipts, bank
statements, and so on. Lost receipts and important
documents will leave blanks and uncertainties on the
part of the system. Dedicate yourself in filing every
ounce of data needed to make your bookkeeping system

Keep your financial data close.

Employing the assistance of bookkeeping software is
not an excuse to become separated from the important
financial details of your entire business. You are
professionally and legally responsible for every
single activity your business conducts. Therefore, it
is a must that you, as the owner, will get hold of the
bigger picture, following the trend of your business.
Here comes bookkeeping to the rescue. Through the
software, it can give you a clearer view of your
financial records. Because of this bookkeeping
software, an owner can decide to refresh and run basic
reports daily. Furthermore, bookkeeping will
eventually reveal data captures such as overdue
accounts, loss and profits, and the company’s monthly
expenses at one glance.

Provide assurance to validity of data.

Assistance of people whom you hired and bookkeeping
software can only go far. Oftentimes, you as the owner
of your company will be the only person to ensure
timeless and validity of data. Whenever changes occur,
like a customer’s address, make sure to immediately
record the changes made on your bookkeeping system.
Performing these vital acts of being diligent and at
the same time training your employees to be alert
requires a detailed and oriented way of delivering.

Dan and Deanna "Marketing Unscrambled"

Book Keeping For Your Online Business- Do You Outsource It?

As a business owner or as an entrepreneur, you will
need to document all your income and expenses for tax
purposes. Also, it will serve as a good way to track
your finances and make sure that you are not losing
money. If you are business owner, you may want to
outsource book keeping for your online business.


There are quite a lot of reasons why you should
outsource book keeping services. The first reason is
that you will be able to decrease your work load.
Instead of doing it yourself, you can have someone do
it for you through outsourcing.

Another great advantage in outsourcing book keeping
jobs for your online business is that it is much more
cost effective than having your own book keeper in the
office. This means that you will be able to save more
money for your business or minimize your overhead

Basically, book keeping involves handling every
financial aspect of your business. Everything will be
recorded here. From business revenues, to profits and
losses incurred by your business, as well as other
expenses, everything will be recorded. You have to
consider that at the time of tax session, you may get
over loaded with work as book keeping work can be
quite time consuming. You will literally have a lot
more work to do and may not have enough time to manage
your business.

And, because of the work load of book keeping, you
have to remember that a mistake in this kind of
records can incur serious penalties, especially if you
are late in submitting it.

Today, you will see different online book keeping
websites that offers book keeping services for a fee.
You have to consider that outsourcing book keeping
will not only save you a lot of time and money, but it
will also increase the efficiency of your business and
the way you run it.

However, before you get the services of a book keeper
and outsource it to a book keeping service company,
you have to remember that you need to make sure that
the book keeping company you plan on outsourcing your
books to should only provide you with the highest
quality of book keeping jobs. You should make sure
that their staff is well trained professionals who are
experienced in book keeping.

Outsourcing your book keeping jobs is definitely the
best way to save you money as well as get your books
done in time. It will help you run your business much
smoother, and because of the low the price of each
book keeping job, you can be sure that it will be much
cheaper to outsource it than having an in house book

Outsourcing jobs can help you cut down a huge amount
on your expenses. You will see that you will save a
lot more money in a year through outsourcing book
keeping jobs, rather than have your very own book
keeper working for you full time.

Also, by outsourcing, you can be sure that you will
never have to do the book keeping work yourself. By
doing so, you will be able to attend to more important
things in your business, which means that you will
maximize efficiency and profit of your business.

So, if you want to save money and run your business
more efficiently, you might want to try outsourcing
book keeping for your online business.

Dan and Deanna "Marketing Unscrambled"