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Working With Customer Deposits (or 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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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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