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5 ways to deal with dead-beat clients

by Nellie Akalp  |  March 18/2014  |  , ,
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5 ways to deal with dead-beat clients Has it ever taken you six months to collect a payment? Have you felt like your invoices and friendly reminders just get lost in the ether? Fortunately, most clients you’ll encounter are professional …



6 ways to avoid cash flow problems in your business

by Guest Author  |  March 13/2014  | 
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6 ways to avoid cash flow problems in your business Good cash flow keeps a business alive, poor cash flow can sink it. In fact, poor cash flow is a big reason why one in every four …



How to motivate a prospect who won’t commit

by Andy Haynes  |  March 11/2014  |  , ,
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How to motivate a prospect who won't commit A couple of years ago, a freelancer friend of mine, Carl, ran into a problem common to service providers everywhere—he had a hot prospect who kept delaying making the buying decision. …



An easy tax preparation checklist

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An easy tax preparation checklist Tax time is never really that much fun, but it’s a whole lot easier with an easy-to-follow checklist. So here’s one for you. If you’re an unincorporated small business owner and freelancer, check out Checklist 1. If …



3 keys to make your side-gig take off

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3 keys to make sure you side gig takes off I’ve always had a side-gig—an entrepreneurial business outside the hours of my day job. Some of them died quick or slow deaths, but a couple of them …



Words of wisdom from the tax experts

by Rob Guenette  |  February 26/2014  |  , ,
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Tax Time 2014 Happy Tax Time everyone! Here is a round up of some of the most popular FreshBooks blog posts to help you navigate this tax season.  These articles cover prepping for your taxes as well as tips and tax strategies to make …



FreshBooks honored with 6 Stevie Awards for extraordinary customer service

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Customer service is, without a doubt, the most important thing we do here at FreshBooks. We may be a cloud accounting company, but we believe that we’re in the business of serving small business owners—and serving them well. This belief is why every employee spends …



FreshBooks and MileIQ partner to make tracking your miles a breeze

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track miles in FreshBooks FreshBooks has partnered with MileIQ, a mileage tracking app, to make it easier than ever for small business owners to track and expense their mileage. Whether you’re self-employed or a small business owner, keeping tabs on your mileage …



3 ways to smell a bad client from a mile away

by Guest Author  |  February 20/2014  | 
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3 ways to smell a bad client from a mile away Some clients are good for your business, others aren’t. The latter may cost you more time and money than they are worth. They may stress …



Social proof: a powerful weapon to beat your competition

by Andy Haynes  |  February 18/2014  |  , ,
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Social Proof: a powerful weapon to beat the competition Henry, the owner of a gutters and window cleaning business, recently ran into a big problem—stiff competition. A couple of new cleaners had started moving in on the neighborhoods …




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