Category: Small Business Tips


Thoughts on growing a business, raising money, getting the word out,
and increasing profits. Plus, ZipBooks news!

  • Top 69 Blockchain Companies

    Posted 11 months ago in Small Business Tips
    by Jenny Rollins

    You may have heard the phrase blockchain before, but we’re going to try to explain what it means so that small business owners that aren’t cryptocurrency gurus can keep up. Blockchain is basically a digital ledger for bitcoin transactions. But what’s a bitcoin?  Bitcoin is a brand name (think Kleenex or Band-Aid) that has become […]

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  • A Big Guide to Little’s Law

    Posted 11 months ago in Small Business Tips
    by Taylor Larsen

    DISCLAIMER: This article uses basic math. If math makes you break out in a rash, proceed with caution. In 1961, John Little made a big splash in queueing theory with his self-titled Little’s Law. Queueing theory is the mathematical study of waiting lines, or queues. Consultants and researchers use queueing theory to predict queue lengths […]

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  • Freelance Jobs Are Easier than Ever to Find Online 2017 (47 websites)

    Posted 11 months ago in Small Business Tips
    by Jenny Rollins

    So, you’ve decided to pick up some freelance jobs so you can work from home and be your own boss. Getting started freelancing can be pretty tricky, whether it’s a side hustle or full-time job. Where do you begin? Luckily, here at ZipBooks, we get it. We’ve been there, and we’re here to give you […]

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  • Top Time Tracking Software of 2017

    Posted 11 months ago in Small Business Tips
    by Megan Jensen

    Time can be hard to keep track of, even with time tracking software. It’s something that gets wasted, paid-for, kept, tracked, and ignored. Some say that time is money, and in a job where you get paid based on the time you spend on a specific project, that saying becomes fairly literal. If you’re like […]

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  • 17 Payment Company Options for Every Business Size

    Posted 11 months ago in Small Business Tips
    by Brad Hanks

    When you’ve got a business, the point is to get paid, right? There are all sorts of different ways to receive payments these days, some more efficient than others. Would you rather wait for a check in the mail, or receive an electronic deposit right to your bank account? Seems like a no-brainer! Here’s some […]

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  • Cheapest Shipping Rates for Your Small Business

    Posted 11 months ago in Small Business Tips
    by Jenny Rollins

    The average person doesn’t usually include shipping rates as a regular, consistent category in the budget. But you aren’t the average person—you’re a proud small business owner—which means you are shipping a considerable number of packages weekly. But you’re also not getting the bulk shipping discounts like some bigger businesses that ship hundreds of packages […]

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  • 10 Team Building Activities Your Team Won’t Hate

    Posted 11 months ago in Small Business Tips
    by Sinclaire Hancock

    Somewhere between childhood and adulthood, we’ve stopped playing. But playtime shouldn’t end when we grow up. Play brings joy. And it’s vital for problem solving, creativity, and innovation. Success at work isn’t just dependent on the amount of time you work—it depends on the quality of your work. The quality of your work is highly […]

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  • Introduction to Financial Reports: Balance Sheets and Income Statements

    Posted 12 months ago in Small Business Tips
    by Taylor Larsen

    All financial reports are built up from debits and credits that make up all the recorded transactions, also called “journal entries”, on your general ledger, so here’s a quick accounting review before we dive into an intro on the two most important financial reports, or you can just jump to the income statement guide or […]

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  • What is the difference between double-entry accounting and single-entry accounting?

    Posted 12 months ago in Small Business Tips
    by Taylor Larsen

    Here at ZipBooks, we’re working hard to make accounting simple enough for anyone to understand. So, let’s break it down. Essentially, there are two solid ways to do accounting: double-entry accounting and single-entry accounting. So, which one is better? That gets a little more complicated. It depends on what you want to do. Double-entry accounting […]

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  • 7 Ways to Start Off the Business Day Right

    Posted 12 months ago in Small Business Tips
    by Jenny Rollins

    Weekend’s over people. This is not a drill! I am about as far from a morning person as you can possibly get. If anyone talks to me before 9:00 AM, I tend to grunt in response. I love my job at ZipBooks, but it can sometimes take a while for me to get myself into […]

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