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The Right Virtual Assistant
Tips
04/19/2019

The Right Way to Finding the Right Virtual Assistant

It’s estimated that by 2021, more than 1.8 billion people around the globe are going to have a digital/virtual assistant. This is pretty impressive considering that just a decade ago this job was virtually non-existent. If you have learned about all the benefits offered when you have a virtual assistant and are ready to hire…

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Office Automation Systems
Office Automation System
04/12/2019

Choosing The Right Office Automation Systems

A successful business is an efficient one. This could not be truer than with startups and small businesses, where every last dollar must be spent with maximum efficiency. The costs of administering and setting up a business are on the rise across America. Having the right tools to ensure cost-effectiveness is absolutely critical. This is…

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Office Automation Facts
Office Process Automation
04/12/2019

Office Automation Facts: Your Quick Guide to Doing More

The average worker spends more than five hours each week checking their email. Millennials, on average, spend around 6.5 hours in their inbox each day. Email, like many other office tasks, is a notorious time-waster. What else could your people do if they weren’t responding to leads or doing data entry in spreadsheets? The answer…

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Outsourcing Bookkeeping Benefits Your Business
Bookkeeping
04/05/2019

Outsourcing Bookkeeping Benefits Your Business

Approximately 82 percent of businesses fail due to financial related problems. If you are worried about the same fate occurring to your business, then it is time to take action. Do something to reduce the likelihood of of you business failing. A great way to do this is by outsourcing bookkeeping services. If that sounds…

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Outsourcing For Small Business Success
Outsourcing
04/03/2019

Outsourcing For Small Business Success

To stay successful and competitive, businesses have to constantly evolve and grow. Many small business owners have the drive needed to succeed but lack the resources of their competitors. As a result, half of all businesses close their doors within the first five years of operation. So what’s a small business owner to do? Outsource.…

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Office Automation Processes
Office Process Automation
03/28/2019

3 Office Automation Processes That Save You Time and Money

Office automation will make your processes much faster, efficient and accurate. It’s estimated that automation could replace some work in almost all job sectors, saving you time and money. When we talk about office automation, we’re talking about using machines and technology to complete tasks that employees currently do. So here are our top three…

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Main Benefits Of Hiring A Virtual Assistant
Virtual Assistant
03/22/2019

5 Main Benefits Of Hiring A Virtual Assistant

If you’re a business owner, tackling daily administrative tasks is something that’s often overlooked. Entrepreneurs and small businesses run into a plethora of administrative problems. Some tasks are put off until later and many are even forgotten. That can result in an assortment of company-related problems. With the help of virtual assistance, your business can…

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QuickBooks Desktop, Online, or Hosted Quickbooks Desktop?
QuickBooks
03/14/2019

QuickBooks Desktop, Online, or Hosted Quickbooks Desktop?

Most small or medium sized businesses have come to rely on QuickBooks, whether that is QuickBooks Online, Desktop, or hosted QuickBooks Desktop. That’s a lot of options. Bear with us as we break it down. For those that don’t know, QuickBooks is an accounting software package geared mainly towards small/medium sized businesses. QuickBooks is popular…

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Why You Should Outsource Your Bookkeeping
Bookkeeping
03/01/2019

Why You Should Outsource Your Bookkeeping

It doesn’t take long for a new business owner to understand that accurate and up-to-date financial records are critical for keeping any enterprise running smoothly. Many small-business owners attempt to keep track of their accounting; however, most owners don’t have the time, desire, or expertise to painstakingly keep track of their financial records – especially…

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Choose the Right Bookkeeper
Bookkeeping
02/26/2019

Choose the Right Bookkeeper

A good bookkeeper is pivotal for the long-term success of any business; therefore, hiring the right bookkeeper is equally critical for the development of your business. There are many things to consider when you’re seeking out a new bookkeeper, and there is no secret or perfect formula for how to choose a bookkeeper (or any…

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What is a bookkeeper and why you need one!
Bookkeeping
11/03/2018

What is a bookkeeper and why you need one!

Whether you sell handmade jewelry, enterprise software, or legal advice, there are two things we can guarantee about your business: you earn money and you spend it and bookkeepers are the ones who help you keep track of all that. If all your attention has been focused on getting your business off the ground, you…

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Hiring Millennials
10/06/2018

Hiring Millennials? Are you scared yet?

It seems that the more that millennials are talked about, the scarier their generation becomes. But, are they really that scary? By 2020, Millennials will make up 1/3 of the adults in the U.S. This generation tends to get a bad rap for being lazy and entitled, but many of them are just looking for…

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1099 Penalty Flags
Bookkeeping
09/20/2018

1099 Penalty Flags

Avoiding Penalties On The “1099” Play As we continue with the football theme this month let’s chat about 1099s. It’s only September you say? Exactly! That’s why I’m reminding you to get that game plan started now to prevent any yellow flags on the play. The filing date for non-employee compensation payments (Box 7) on…

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Make Bookkeeping Easy
08/26/2018

Four Tips to Make Bookkeeping Easy

Unexpected income issues can stop a growing business in its tracks. It’s hard to keep track of paying all the right kinds of taxes, keeping up with your credit card purchases, and making sure your invoices are paid on-time. The key to saving money and staying on track is to implement a few strategic habits.…

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Why The Office Squad

Why We Do, What We Do

TheOfficeSquad combines the precision and discipline of the military with training in the administrative and bookkeeping fields, all while maintaining the understanding and urgency of owning a small business. We know what it’s like to build a business from the ground up, and we understand the importance of a good support system.

Our mission is to change the way that America grows small business.
Let’s do it faster, better, and smarter.

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