John Shieldsmith

John Shieldsmith


Articles of organization: staying organized during LLC formation

We’ll walk you through how to start an LLC from writing your articles of organization through receiving your status. Get started to protect your business

10 Microsoft Excel tips and tricks to manage spreadsheets like a pro

With these Excel tips and tricks, you can show your business data who’s boss. Even your accountant will be impressed.

What solvency is and how it solves your financial woes

Understanding your company's solvency will give you a clear picture of its financial health and allow you to course correct for a brighter business future.

How to monetize a website: 8 ways to drive revenue and build a brand

Whether your site is your sole product or one part of your company's arsenal, learning how to monetize a website will help you make the most of this asset.

Your next hire: ZipRecruiter vs. Indeed vs. everybody else

The options for hiring websites are vast and it can be difficult to know which one will help your business find the perfect fit. That's why we put together a list of the top to check out.

How bookkeeping services can save your business

Organized financial records are essential for any business, and these solutions for setting up bookkeeping services can help keep your company on track.

How to set up an Etsy shop in 7 simple steps

When you understand how to set up an Etsy shop, and promote and manage it, you can turn your creativity into a career. Here’s how to get started.

Sole proprietor status: what does it mean, and when do you move up?

Here are four signs you may need to consider a different business structure.

Petty cash and you: how to manage this small fund

Having a small amount of cash in your office or at the store makes it much easier for office managers, bookkeepers, and supervisors to cover small expenses.

UPC codes and SKUs: mastering inventory management

Product SKU numbers are internal & unique to a particular company. UPC barcodes are standardized for use by any company. Find out more about SKUs and UPCs.

12 free online business courses you can’t miss

Today's technology allows you to take courses from some of the best business programs in the nation in your own time, at your own pace, and without spending a dime

How accounting software doubles your business efforts

Accounting software is a business necessity that performs multiple functions for your small business. Here's what to look for and how to switch over.

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