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How to Follow Up When a Client Doesn't Pay an Invoice

Over two weeks has passed since you sent your invoice, and the client still hasn't paid you. What can you do to ensure that you get paid? We break down each step you should take to ensure that you get paid.

How to Create an Invoice | QuickBooks

Wondering how to create an invoice? Follow our steps to create the perfect invoice and ensure that you get paid accurately and efficiently.

Why Apps Are Crucial to Your Accounting Process

Nearly 70% of small businesses realize the value of using apps to streamline business functions, but 41% say they are unsure which apps would be most useful to their business. This article will discuss QuickBooks Apps add efficiency to your accounting process.

21 Accounting Terms Business Owners Should Know | QuickBooks

Understanding these accounting terms won’t just help you sound smart in meetings — it could help you get a better understanding of your company’s finances.

QuickBooks by Intuit partnered with Wakefield Research to find out what business owners struggle with most.

Employee retention: Strategies for your business’ most valuable resource

Let’s demystify employee retention by looking at the strategies, research, and data on how to keep your people productive and engaged.

Money, credit, and you: Mastering accounts receivable

If you don’t manage your accounts receivable, your otherwise-profitable company could end up with no money. Avoid that fate with a few simple tips.

Data-driven decisions for product businesses: Connecting profitability, marketing, and operations

Modern businesses need modern solutions to stay nimble, flexible, and adaptable—the exact traits that got them to this point.

The Top 5 Customer-Rated Time Tracking Apps | QuickBooks

We look at some of the top rated time tracking apps in the QuickBooks App store.

65 small business ideas in 7 categories with 3 questions to help you decide

You’re motivated, excited, and (almost) ready. But, you’re also stumped. Discover 65 small business ideas and three must-answer questions to guide you.

Accounting definition: How to master the basics + 3 (free) spreadsheets

What is accounting? What terms and formulas matter? Learn the basics of small business accounting and get started with three downloadable templates.

How to write a business plan (template): 10 steps, 5 tips, and examples

A wealth of data exists on how written business plans drive success. That’s why we created a business plan template to guide you step by step.

How to start a business in 15 steps: Guide, checklist, and canvas

You’re ready to take the leap. But do you know exactly how to start a business? Discover the 15 steps, insider tips, and a template …

Building a small business website in 10 Steps: Platforms, design, hosting & best practices

Building a small business website is vital in today’s always-on, digital marketplace. Follow these ten steps to help you succeed.

Preparing your business for the slow season

Prepping your equipment for winter hibernation is not the only step to take to prepare for the slow season. How to get your business ready for the off season.

Business accounting: 21 steps to tackling this like a boss

Accounting for your small business involves a lot of different tasks. Our accounting task checklist makes it easy to understand when to do each one.

Can I hire a bookkeeper instead of an accountant?

Learn why small business owners hire bookkeepers and accountants. Read about what bookkeepers and accountants do, and how they can help you grow your business.

How to use a profit equation to find the value of your business

With this profit equation, you can get a clear picture of your company’s financial health. So grab your calculator and get ready to see your fiscal future.

How construction innovation can lead to more effective recruiting 

New innovations in construction tech have the power to change the industry's recruiting issues. Learn how to incorporate these shifts to hire the best candidates.

How to manage your business using a classified balance sheet

A classified balance sheet provides a level of detail you can use to successfully manage your business.

Celebrating family business payroll managers for National Payroll Week

We celebrated National Payroll Week with the family of Cobblestone Construction. We talked about the challenges of managing payroll and the reward of working with family.

Create a process to take payments over the phone

Put a process in place to take payments over the phone, while keeping your customers at ease. Doing so will positively impact both of you.

Operating costs: Understanding and reducing them for your business

Your operating costs directly affect the profitability of your small business. Understanding them will help you plan for the future and grow your company.

Need to pay Lyft taxes? Here's how to file

Paying Lyft taxes means paying taxes as an independent contractor, which can get complicated. Make sure you ace your return with these tips for filing.

6 causes of inventory shrinkage and how to prevent them

When your accounting says you have more of something than your shelves do, that’s inventory shrinkage. Here are six key causes and how to prevent them.

Can my car do double duty?

Learn how to compute vehicle expenses when you use your personal car for business use. Read about mileage tracking and determining actual expenses

Tax pros warn Small Business Owners not to try to deduct these 9 expenses

Think sporting event tickets are tax-deductible? Think again … find out nine surprising business expenses you probably think are tax-deductible—but aren’t.

A nexus definition for small business owners | QuickBooks

Don’t get hit with a sales tax bill that your company isn’t prepared for. Instead, study up on the nexus definition, and the legal and tax ramifications.

Batch, flow, continuous and custom production: why they're successful and why they fail

Manufacturing production processes (batch, flow, continuous, and customer) can make or break your business. Use this article to choose the right one for your business.

Eight financial KPIs to help measure your business’s performance

KPIs, or Key Performance Indicators, are ways to measure your small business’s success. Are you ready to find out if your business is on track?

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