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  • PayPal Invoicing: Everything you need to know in 2018

    Posted 5 days ago in Small Business Tips
    by Megan Jensen

    Sending your customers invoices is key to getting paid for the products and services that you provide. While we think ZipBooks has a fantastic invoicing system, we’re here to help you get info on all kinds of products, like PayPal invoices, so you can find exactly what you need. PayPal is a well-known service for […]

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  • Sole proprietorship: Advantages and disadvantages

    Posted 2 weeks ago in Small Business Tips
    by Megan Jensen

    A sole proprietorship is a business that is owned and operated by one person. In a sole proprietorship there’s legally no distinction between the business owner’s personal assets and debts and the business assets and debts. If you’re thinking about the best way to set up your business and you think a sole proprietorship is […]

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  • QuickBooks 2019: What to know and what to expect

    Posted 1 month ago in Small Business Tips
    by Megan Jensen

    ZipBooks is a cloud-based accounting software that helps you take your business to the next level. And while we’d love to have you in our family, we’re all about you getting an accounting and bookkeeping  product that’s best for your business. So, we try to help you get the answers you need about things that […]

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  • Here’s How Accounting Can Help Manage Disputes

    Posted 1 month ago in Small Business Tips
    by Scott Stone

    Dispute management and accounting may have its distinct roles, but both rely on organization in order to make a business grow. Without organization, there is no knowledge of disputes, which in turn means no knowledge of revenue loss. That is what makes these roles more dependent with each other than most people think. Here, we […]

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  • Buy Yelp reviews? Don’t. Here’s a better way.

    Posted 1 month ago in Small Business Tips
    by Jessica Reschke

    Yelp reviews — especially good ones — can be vital to a successful local business. In fact, a survey conducted in 2017 by BrightLocal found that 85% of local consumers rely upon online reviews (such as on Yelp) as much as peer recommendations. Because online reviews have the potential to skyrocket a small business’s leads […]

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  • Xero vs. QuickBooks: Online Accounting Showdown

    Posted 1 month ago in Small Business Tips
    by Megan Jensen

    Ok, here’s the deal: There are many business accounting and billing products out there, and, sure, we’d love for you to check out ZipBooks. But we want you to find what’s best for your business. We’re here to help! So, here’s an honest review of two of our competitors, their major features and pricing, and […]

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  • Sole Proprietorship vs. LLC: Pros and Cons of each

    Posted 2 months ago in Small Business Tips
    by Deborah Sweeney

    For many entrepreneurs fresh to the startup world, they’re likely to incorporate as either a sole proprietorship or a limited liability company (LLC). Both legal structures are affordable and require little paperwork in order to get up and running. So, which one should your business choose? Are there pros and cons associated with these entities? […]

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  • 8 steps to setting up a food truck

    Posted 2 months ago in Small Business Tips
    by Megan Jensen

    Maybe you’ve thought of opening a restaurant, but don’t have enough capital to start with a brick-and-mortar storefront. A food truck could be a good alternative. Lower overhead, the ability to move locations if a certain place doesn’t generate enough revenue, and no need to pay wait staff or dishwashers.  While it may not be […]

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  • 10 Careers for INTJ People

    Posted 2 months ago in Random reads
    by Megan Jensen

    People. We’re all different, and that’s a good thing! What fun would this world be if we were all carbon copies of our neighbors? No fun at all! Being different from each other means that we have different characteristics, different strengths and weaknesses, different things we each excel (or don’t excel) at, and different talents […]

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  • Tax Gap: Unpaid Federal Taxes in the US Could End World Hunger 3.5x

    Posted 4 months ago in Small Business Tips
    by David McSweeney

    In a 2015 report, the U.N. estimated the annual cost of eliminating world hunger to be $116 billion per year. In 2016, the IRS published their Federal Tax Compliance report, which estimated the annual tax gap (true tax liability – tax eventually collected) at $406 billion — enough to end world hunger 3.5x.   Ending World […]

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