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Working as part of a virtual team comes with many freedoms. You’re not likely to offend anyone by showing up to work in your pajamas. There’s no one to complain if you snag the last cup of coffee and don’t start a fresh pot, and if you want to take your work outdoors, on the […]

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Top 5 Challenges Virtual Companies Ignore

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Whether working from home has always been a solution you wanted to try or it’s an option you’ve never really considered, chances are, you’re soon going to be thrust into the world of working remotely. The coronavirus (COVID-19) has swept through major cities, like New York, San Francisco, Denver and many more, forcing restaurants, bars […]

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Coronavirus Means You Need A Work-From-Home Routine

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We started Bench so you wouldn’t have to do your own catch up bookkeeping. But for the do-it-yourselfers, this step-by-step guide will help you catch up on your bookkeeping backlog in no time.  Tax season is coming—it’s inevitable. Getting your books tax-ready ensures you’re compliant with the IRS record-keeping requirements, meaning no late fees, no […]

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A Step-By-Step Guide to Catch Up On Your Bookkeeping 

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Few things in business are a “set it and forget it” solution. This is especially true when it comes to the Standard Operating Procedures (SOP) of your brand. If you hear any of your team members reference “the way we’ve always done it,” you know it’s time for an update to your policies and procedures. […]

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How Often Should I Revise Standard Operating Procedure?

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Do you feel like you miss the sale with many of your prospective clients? Well, you do, actually. But research tells us so does everyone else. In fact, only about 3 percent of the prospects you come into contact with are ready to make a purchase within 30 days. Another 7 percent of your possible […]

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4 Ways To Nurture Prospective Clients

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Instead of getting clients, I was in my home office at 9pm trying to figure out what a $12 Amazon charge was for and how to categorize it. That’s why the first thing I outsourced, as soon as I started making a profit in my business, was bookkeeping.  If there’s one thing I hate doing, […]

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The First Thing to Outsource is Bookkeeping

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What your clients say about you matters, especially when it hits the internet. Roughly 91 percent of consumers read online reviews and client testimonials, with 84 percent of people trusting that online feedback as much as a personal recommendation from a friend. As you strategize about how to use client testimonials and their benefits, it […]

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Types Of Client Testimonials And Their Benefits

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The Return On Investment (ROI) from your current clients far out weighs your attempts to gain new ones. That’s not to say you shouldn’t market to prospects and have a plan to gain more clients, it just means the majority of your time and budget should be spent on nurturing relationships with current clients. It […]

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5 Ways To Reduce Client Turnover Rate

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Being competitive in today’s solopreneur world takes more than gut instinct. You need to be able to present facts and figures to clients and prospects to build a successful startup and continue rocking your small business. Your decision-making process should be driven by data. Technology is at the very core of nearly any business. From […]

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Harness The Power Of Data-Driven Decision Making

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As an entrepreneur, you need an email list. With an ROI of $44 to every $1 spent, email marketing in 2020 will be one of the most effective platforms to reach new clients and stay connected to current partners. ConvertKit is the autoresponder email tool that will send email blasts to your current subscribers and […]

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The ConvertKit Features That You Need To Use

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productivity

inspiration

Work from Home

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personal

Free!

4 steps to streamline your business

Guide

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 I'm Courtney - 
Sunny Destin, Florida is home, but you’ll find me exploring (and working) all over the world..really anywhere with WiFi and a good coffee shop. I’m in love with beautiful planners, good wine, and analytical data. Stop hustling alone and let’s build the business you want! 

Tell Me More!

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