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Swimming in Numbers: A Girls Bookkeeping Voyage

True Story: Jen Landis Today’s True Story is from Jen Landis who enthusiastically volunteered to share her experiences with business record keeping. Jen is the head girl at PinCurl Girls where she draws on her MFA and her experiences with the education process. As Jen tells it, PinCurl Girls “encourages girls to avoid self-doubt by […]

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To the Cloud – 3 Online Bookkeeping Systems for Your Creative Business

There are a lot of bookkeeping packages available for small businesses. So many that to try and write about them all at once would be deadly – for both of us. So, today, we’ll go over two systems that you’ve likely heard about and one you maybe haven’t.

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Bookkeeping Training Wheels for Your Creative Business

Remember when you learned to ride a bike? Those training wheels sure helped didn’t they? They made you feel more secure and kept you upright a few times. They gave you a simple, secure place to start riding your bike. Let’s put some training wheels on your bookkeeping system and get you started with a […]

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The Ant and the Grasshopper Guide to Recordkeeping

(Answers to the Pop Quizzes are in the comments.) Bugs in Business Once upon a time there was an aunt, no, not that kind, a little black ant with six legs and three body segments (Pop Quiz: name them!) and her name was Althea. Now, Althea was a very industrious ant, as most of them […]

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Business Records Tidiness Scale

What’s your filing style? photo credit: Orin Zebest A dark hobbit hole where a paper tornado tore through