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3 12, 2018

Independent Contractors and Employees: How They’re Different

By | 2018-12-03T03:56:59-07:00 December 3rd, 2018|1099, Accounting, Billing, Blog, Business Advice, Income, IRS, Monthly GAB, new business owner, New employees, Our Services, Small Business GAB, Starting a new business, Startups, Tax, tax refund, taxes, The Tax GAB, time to hire|Comments Off on Independent Contractors and Employees: How They’re Different

As your business grows over time you will probably want to expand and hire people for different roles. Luckily, there are many options available for companies who need to find talented workers. As an employer, there are two main types of workers: employees and independent contractors. What’s the difference you ask? For a new [...]

10 09, 2018

5 Ways to Make Money Now

By | 2018-09-10T18:33:02-07:00 September 10th, 2018|Accounting, Business Advice, Cashflow, Income, Starting a new business, Startups, time and money savers|Comments Off on 5 Ways to Make Money Now

Every business owner’s favorite question is: “How can I make more money now?” There are many ways you can use your wealth of knowledge as a tool to bring in more revenue for your business without using a ton of time and money in the process. Here are 5 quick ways to up your [...]

7 08, 2018

Outsourced Accounting: Why it’s Important

By | 2018-08-07T15:52:01-07:00 August 7th, 2018|Accounting, Business Advice, Financial, new business owner, Our Services, Starting a new business, Startups, time and money savers|Comments Off on Outsourced Accounting: Why it’s Important

Outsourced Accounting Many small businesses choose to operate their accounting services on their own rather than hiring an outsourced accountant. What they don’t know is outsourcing these services might be the very thing that pushes their business to the next level. Having an in-house accounting department is not something many businesses can afford to [...]

7 05, 2018

The Dangers of Mixing Personal & Business Finances

By | 2018-05-07T18:57:37-07:00 May 7th, 2018|Accounting, Blog, Business Advice, Cashflow, Financial, new business owner, Small Business GAB, Starting a new business, Startups, Tax|Comments Off on The Dangers of Mixing Personal & Business Finances

The mixing of personal and business finances is especially common in the beginning stages of business. It is something that you should work to separate as soon as possible. Mixing personal and business finances is dangerous.  This makes it hard to see what your cash flow in the business is, [...]

10 04, 2018

How to Maximize Your Hiring Potential

By | 2018-04-10T22:28:08-07:00 April 10th, 2018|Blog, Business Advice, Hiring, Monthly GAB, new business owner, Starting a new business, Startups, time to hire|Comments Off on How to Maximize Your Hiring Potential

Hiring a new employee can be a stressful situation, especially if it is your first time. You don’t want to bring just anybody into the business you’ve worked hard to create, but the fact of the matter is... you need the help. In true MOD Ventures fashion, you have to make it fun! Here’s [...]

6 03, 2018

5 Ways to Spend Extra Money Wisely

By | 2018-03-06T16:54:12-07:00 March 6th, 2018|Business Advice, Cashflow, Financial, new business owner, Starting a new business, Startups, time and money savers|Comments Off on 5 Ways to Spend Extra Money Wisely

Have you ever been left with money at the end of the month, quarter, or year, and wondered what to do with it? Certainly putting it away for a rainy day is a great use of the money, but if your rainy day fund is already plump and you want to find a good way [...]

5 02, 2018

Setting Yourself Up for Success: Mileage Tracking & 1099s

By | 2018-02-05T19:45:32-07:00 February 5th, 2018|Accounting, Blog, Business Advice, Financial, new business owner, QuickBooks, Small Business GAB, Startups, Tax, time and money savers|1 Comment

“Don’t fear failure, fear being in the exact same place next year as you are today” (Unknown) This is a quote that really encapsulates everything we want to remember throughout the entire year. We are a firm that focuses on growth in ourselves, and especially in our clients. We know from experience that it isn’t [...]

5 02, 2018

Effective Niching: the Key to Increasing Revenue

By | 2018-02-05T19:35:18-07:00 February 5th, 2018|Accounting, Billing, Blog, Business Advice, Cashflow, Financial, new business owner, Startups|Comments Off on Effective Niching: the Key to Increasing Revenue

When you first start out in business, it’s standard to service clients from a wide variety of industries. If you are building your client base it’s a smart way to start, and the only way to discover which industry you prefer or have the most success in. After a while, though, it’s important to look [...]

8 01, 2018

3 Questions For a New Business Owner in the First 90 Days

By | 2018-01-08T17:44:06-07:00 January 8th, 2018|Business Advice, new business owner, New employees, Small Business GAB, Starting a new business, Startups|Comments Off on 3 Questions For a New Business Owner in the First 90 Days

For most people, the moment when they made the decision to leave their job and start a business of their own always stands out in their minds. They can point to a specific day, a specific conversation or a certain book they were reading when they decided that they were actually going to do it. They can [...]

30 09, 2017

The Best Hiring Advice for Arizona Business Owners

By | 2017-09-30T16:49:33-07:00 September 30th, 2017|Blog, Business Advice, Hiring, new business owner, New employees, Starting a new business, Startups, time to hire|Comments Off on The Best Hiring Advice for Arizona Business Owners

When was the last time you hired a person expecting them to be your office manager, accountant, CPA, receptionist, tax planner, human resource department, payroll department, accounts receivable and accounts payable and an expert IT Specialist? Ummmm hmmmm.. Exactly! This is not an overstatement. Small business owners put an immense amount of pressure on the [...]