Category Archives: General Business

Words of Wisdom from the BBB Team- A Team Retreat Activity

In early May the Beyond Team had our second annual team retreat!  Since we all work remotely, it is nice to be able to get together.  For the retreat, everyone had a topic assigned to present to the rest of the team.  Our topics ranged from marketing, workflow, working with apps and even a team […]

Challenge Accepted: Where to Find Good Advice For Your Business [Part Six]

Coffee shop September challenge

This is the sixth part of our Challenge Accepted series. Today we are talking about how to find good advice for your business. It can seem simple these days to get a plethora of advice. All you have to do is type your question into Google and it pulls up tons of advice!  Challenge There […]

Five Ways to Spring Clean Your Business

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Winter is officially over and spring has arrived with sunshine, flowers, and longer days. Throwing open the windows and letting in the fresh blossom-filled air, reminds all of us of renewal and new beginnings. You may be thinking of giving our living spaces a deep cleaning. But could you spring clean your business? Here at […]

Go Paperless to Spark Joy

Most people are aware of Marie Kondo, the Japanese organizing consultant who has set off a decluttering craze across the globe. Marie Kondo is all about cleaning up your life and having less clutter. Described as a state of mind and a way of life, the KonMari Method™  emphasizes you to treasure items that “spark […]

How to Stop Being a Procrastinator

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It seems like there are three types of people out there when it comes to year-end and procrastinating. Which one would you classify yourself as? Uber prepared – You have been preparing for year-end all year long! You have a checklist of what you need to do and everything is tidy and organized, just like […]

Change is Hard – Three Secrets To Crushing Change in 2019

As we start a new year, we generally like to tackle it with new year goals and aspirations. I generally write an article about the new year, making new goals, and thinking about what you want to accomplish this year. I love making goals and motivating others to find their goals and go for them. I’m […]

1099-MISC: Frequently Asked Questions

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It’s that time of year again! We’re watching 2018 come to a close and at Beyond we are reminded of the many necessary tasks that accompany the end of the year. One of these is the filing of 1099-MISC and other information returns. Below are some frequently asked questions that we’ve received in the past […]

Four Signs That You Need to Hire a Bookkeeper

In a survey of over 300 small business owners from Clutch, a leading BRB research company, nearly 95% of owners said they were confident in the accuracy of their financial records. While a business owner may think their records are fine, they usually are not aware of a problem until their accountant questions their records […]

Eliminate Paper with Google Drive

paper airplane paper with Google Drive

Before becoming a virtual accountant, I worked in an accounting department for a development firm. One of the larger divisions of this firm was the custom construction of single-family homes. The craftsmanship of the final project was spectacular. Processing and filing the build paperwork? Not as spectacular. One custom home could have several boxes of […]