So you think you are ready to take the plunge…   You have finally worked up enough courage and now you are in the planning and scheming stage. You want to dive into the deep end of business ownership! You want to say no to the...

We are headed into the fourth quarter with all of it’s holiday cheer and taxes looming around the corner. If you have ever walked through this season as a small business owner before you know it can get crazy.   Depending on your industry, sales may pick...

The Grind   We all know that stage in the beginning of launching a small business. Maybe you even follow some #entrepreneurlife feeds on twitter and get some good laughs from time to time as you are challenged by and commiserate with your fellow hustlers.   Starting a...

    I recently had the pleasure of sitting down with Alexa Sponcia, co-owner and leader-extraordinaire of Hard Knox Pizzeria. You see, we want to begin to tell the success stories of thriving Tennessee small businesses in order to encourage those who are somewhere along the way,...

Location, location, location! We have all heard just HOW important that is if you are in the retail space but with the rise of most people shopping from their couch, this is truer than ever if you are going to brave having an actual physical...

  Last week we started a four part series on saving money as a small business owner. Who doesn’t want to do that? [Read Part One Here!] Well if you read our blog much at all, you have probably guessed that under all of the tips...

  In this next blog series, I am going to be reviewing four common areas of your business that can be draining money unnecessarily. It can be easy to slip into cruise control in these areas because they are such integral parts of your business. But...

  Every business owner dreads the audit. Sadly, being randomly selected for an audit isn’t like being randomly selected for jury. If it comes at an inconvenient time, you can’t just say something inflammatory and hope they won’t pick you.   But aside from being randomly selected,...

We have the immense privilege of being named one of the Top 14 Quickbooks Blogs to Read in 2018 by TSheets. TSheets was recently acquired by Intuit and we couldn’t be happier about two of our favorite softwares coming together to better serve the small...