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Estimated vs. Actual Hours

How did the actual time on the job compare to what you estimated? That’s one of the big things you want do know, right? If job costs run over, it’s usually in the area of labor, not materials. Here’s how you create it. Continue reading

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Optimize Your Revenue Mix for More Profitability in 2017

Many small business owners focus on generating more revenue every year, and that’s a great objective.  But not all income is created equally.  If you have more than one type of division/service and/or service/product, then it’s worthwhile taking a closer … Continue reading

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Estimated vs. Actual Hours

How did the actual time on the job compare to what you estimated? That’s one of the big things you want do know, right? If job costs run over, it’s usually in the area of labor, not materials. It’s been … Continue reading

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Forecasting Cash Flow

Cash Flow is a concern with almost all businesses. While many think, “if only I were making more…”, remember that bigger businesses have cash flow issues too – they just have more zeroes in the numbers. QuickBooks has several tools … Continue reading

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Optimize Your Revenue Mix for More Profits in 2015

Many small business owners focus on generating more revenue every year, and that’s a great objective. But not all revenue is created equally. If you sell more than one product or service in your business, then you can benefit from … Continue reading

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Working with Customer Prepayments

Do you take deposits up front from clients? Whether you’re in the construction industry, landscaping, trades or some other type of business, deposits up front help cash flow and enable you to pay employees and purchase materials for the job. … Continue reading

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QuickBooks Tools to Help You Forecast Cash Flow

Cash Flow is a concern with almost all businesses. While many think, “if only I were making more…”, remember that bigger businesses have cash flow issues too – they just have more zeroes in the numbers. Continue reading

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Optimize Your Revenue Mix for More Profits in 2014

Many small business owners focus on generating more revenue every year, and that’s a great objective. But not all revenue is created equally. If you sell more than one product or service in your business, then you can benefit from looking at your revenue mix. Continue reading

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Working with Customer Prepayments

Do you take deposits up front from clients? Whether you’re in the construction industry, landscaping, trades or some other type of business, deposits up front help cash flow and enable you to pay employees and purchase materials for the job. How they can be recorded in QuickBooks varies. Continue reading

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Batch Report for Bills Being Paid

I have heard from several clients that they would like to print a list of the bills being paid before the checks are cut (or just cut). What you can currently do in QuickBooks is run you through your AP Aging Report or your Unpaid Bills report so you know what’s outstanding. But many times, the business owner would like to actually see what bills are being paid before the checks are cut or have a report showing what bills were just paid. Unfortunately QuickBooks does not have a built-in report to do this. Continue reading

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