Are You Portraying the Image of a Successful Professional Bookkeeper?

Many freelance bookkeepers want to increase their income so that it reflects their true worth. That process starts with picking a reasonable, specific dollar amount to aim for. However, you can’t stop there. You need to stay focused on that number every day, asking yourself, “Am I being and doing … [Read more...]

Be the Copernicus of the Bookkeeping World

People used to think the earth was flat.  Some people were imprisoned, and even executed, if they suggested the earth revolved around the sun rather than everything revolving around the earth. What does this have to do with you, the freelance bookkeeper?  Antiquated thinking can keep you from … [Read more...]

Bookkeepers – Do You Need to Talk to Clients About Rate Increases?

When you read that headline, did it hit you in the pit of your stomach?  If so, you’re not alone. It’s hard to talk about money because there are a lot of issues surrounding money.  It expresses where we are in your relationships with clients, your family, friends, objects and yourself. There are … [Read more...]

Diagnosing Your Fear – The Key to a Successful Bookkeeping Business

Freelance bookkeepers are faced with so many life and business-altering decisions.Since you’re your own boss you’re constantly asking yourself questions like: “Should I spend so much money to buy this new equipment? Should I keep working from home or rent office space? Should I expand? Should I … [Read more...]