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Fight Your Tax Fears: Do These 5 Things to Pass a Tax Audit

Thu, 22 Feb 2018 14:00:30 +0000

A tax audit is a stressful time for a small business owner, adding fear to the already exhausting list of entrepreneurial challenges. If you are selected for audit, depending on the depth of the investigation and how well prepared you are, you can spend hundreds of hours gathering documentation to fulfill the auditor’s requests. In […]

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What’s Improved on FreshBooks? Monthly Product Update, February 2018

Wed, 21 Feb 2018 14:00:58 +0000

February is the month of love! Check out our monthly product update and continue doing what you love this month and beyond. At FreshBooks, small business owners are our number one (that’s you!) With that in mind, we’re constantly finding ways to improve and innovate FreshBooks to suit your needs today, so you can thrive […]

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Advice from a Freelance Writer: “It’s Not You. It’s Your Accounting Software”

Tue, 20 Feb 2018 14:00:13 +0000

I had blamed my accounting incompetence on the fact that I was a wordsmith, not a math whiz. Nope. I was just using the wrong accounting software. I knew I had a problem long before I took action. Invoices I created would often vanish in the system. Without digging through my bank account, I had […]

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Is Timing Everything When Sending Invoices?

Fri, 16 Feb 2018 14:00:35 +0000

Do you invoice immediately? Or do all your invoicing at month end? And how much does your timing impact whether – and how quickly – you get paid? As a new freelancer, Walt Kania once submitted his invoice and work to a client at the same time. He then received a response that when paraphrased […]

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Accounting Beyond the Spreadsheet: Picking the Perfect Accounting Software for Your Business [eBook]

Thu, 15 Feb 2018 14:00:12 +0000

Outgrown Word & Excel? It may be time for cloud accounting software to start managing your business better. Maybe your business is scaling faster than you anticipated. Perhaps you find yourself working more on the go. Or, maybe you’ve encountered one too many errors in your reports… Ugh. Whatever the reason may be, one thing’s […]

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Join the Webinar! Tame Scope Creep: Learn How to Deliver Amazing Projects

Wed, 14 Feb 2018 16:19:19 +0000

Join FreshBooks and small business expert Nellie Akalp on February 28th from 2 p.m.–3 p.m. ET / 11 a.m.–12 p.m. PT. One of the biggest headaches that small business owners face today is scope creep. It’s the unexpected beast that throws a wrench into your projects, keeping you from delivering work on time. And the […]

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Fundbox Guest Post: How Small Business Owners Can Collect on Unpaid Invoices

Wed, 14 Feb 2018 14:00:46 +0000

The Fundbox invoice financing app lets you take control of your cash flow, collect payments on unpaid invoices in record time and stay on top of finances. In a perfect world, small business owners would collect on unpaid invoices the moment they sent them out. But if you’re a small business owner, you know very […]

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How to Improve Cash Flow by Mastering Days Sales Outstanding

Tue, 13 Feb 2018 14:00:32 +0000

Are you struggling to grow your business due to a lack of cash? Don’t worry, there’s a simple solution and it involves managing your days sales outstanding. You need cash to run your business, cover day-to-day costs, pay staff and settle loans. When cash flows in slower than it flows out (negative cash flow) running […]

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Meet Jamie, a Web Designer Who Uses Cloud Accounting to Master Organization and Grow a Profitable Business

Mon, 12 Feb 2018 14:00:14 +0000

Jamie Leigh turns business pains into profit with FreshBooks cloud accounting. Jamie isn’t what you’d call an everyday creative and her career path was anything but typical. She’s a Vancouver-based web designer and brand strategist for her business JamieLeigh.com. She thrives on connecting people with technology; a byproduct of her background in network administration, visual […]

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Easy Breezy Expense Tracking in FreshBooks [Infographic]

Fri, 09 Feb 2018 14:00:07 +0000

Are you struggling to find the right solution to track expenses? Enter expense tracking in FreshBooks. Tracking your expenses is one crucial part of the accounting process. You probably understand how essential it is to the success of your business. If not, consider that expense tracking: Helps you become more aware of your spending habits […]

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