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04/01/2021

Alternatives for when You Can’t Afford a Full-time CFO

Looking for a CFO but can’t afford to hire a full-time position? This is a unique problem that many small and mid-sized businesses experience. At TheOfficeSquad, we understand that sometimes success depends on business growth, even if the avenue to fund that growth isn’t readily available. How to Get CFO Services If you can’t afford…

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03/24/2021

What not to Do When Hiring a Las Vegas Virtual Assistant

Are you searching for a Las Vegas virtual assistant? These remote professionals are within arm’s reach. However, just because you can easily find a virtual assistant, that doesn’t mean that it’s effortless to manage them. In fact, you’d be surprised how simple it is to hire a Las Vegas virtual assistant only to prevent them…

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Bookkeeping
03/04/2021

Why You Should Stop Using Spreadsheets for Bookkeeping

Microsoft Excel is a fantastic resource. Far more than just a simple spreadsheet, macros can be added to accomplish everything from creating graphs to even playing Monopoly (yes, really). Many businesses also utilize Excel for bookkeeping, though we must caution you before committing such an important task to this resource. Although it’s possible to export…

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Tips
03/02/2021

Hiring a Virtual Assistant Can Help Your Company Be More Efficient

Running a business is no small feat and chances are high that you’re juggling a lot as a business owner. Despite the mound of work, we’re pretty sure your goals for this year include growing your business…which also means growing your workload too. Here’s another goal to add to your list: Stop trying to do…

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Tips
11/03/2020

Red Flags of Occupational Fraud & How to Prevent It

According to the ACFE’s 2020 Report to the Nations, businesses lose about five percent of revenue to fraud annually. The leading types of occupational fraud include forging financial documents, insider trading and embezzlement. There are some telltale signs of occupational fraud all business owners should be aware of. The Red Flags of Occupational Fraud Identifying…

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Tips
10/23/2020

TheOfficeSquad’s Top Tips for Starting & Managing a Small Business

When starting a small business, it’s exciting to think of the success to come. With excellent management, success is possible, but what defines good management practices? Management is the process of coordinating processes and tasks to achieve a goal. When you achieve your business goals, you can then claim to be successful. At TheOfficeSquad, we…

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Tips
09/15/2020

TheOfficeSquad’s Secret to Successful Phone Reception in Las Vegas

Although 67% of a customer’s journey happens digitally, the most important part occurs on the phone. Before making the ultimate decision, a buyer will want to speak to a real person. This interpersonal conversation plays a big role in helping them decide the next move. Whether a prospect or a customer wants to make an…

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Tips
08/14/2020

How to Successfully Run A Small Business with Virtual Support

Running a successful small business requires the right resources and knowledge. Give your small business the support it needs with superior back-office support. Here are a few ways virtual support can help you run your small business. 1. You Can Shorten the Amount of Time Required for Data Availability Having real-time access to data about…

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Tips
08/05/2020

There is No Miscellaneous

Junk drawer. I think everyone is familiar with the one drawer in the home, usually the kitchen, where everything that doesn’t have a place ends up. Pen, pencils, paper, eyeglasses, left over swag from networking, business cards, old keys, toys, hammer, tacks, etc. My kitchen junk drawer expanded to three drawers over the 5 years…

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Tips
07/14/2020

Time Is Money – How to Value Your Time as a Small Business Owner

When owners first begin their small business, they may feel as though they’re putting in the work and networking properly, yet, their business is not growing as quickly as they’d hoped. After a few months, sometimes years, they’re still unable to comfortably pay bills, put food on the table, etc. It seems as if the…

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Answering Service
04/08/2020

How a Live Phone Answering Service Can Benefit Your Business

Two out of every three potential customers want to reach brands by phone. When they call your business, they not only expect you to pick up regardless of the hour, but they also expect to have a great experience speaking to you. Modern customers base their loyalty on the experience they receive during their interactions…

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Business
11/07/2019

5 Signs You Need a Business Attorney

Running a business is no small feat. It takes a lot of time, effort, and dedication. It also takes a lot of know-how. However, we’re not just referring to experience and knowledge in your particular field. We’re also talking about the legalities involved with owning and operating a business. Most business owners assume they won’t…

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11/06/2019

Who Needs a Part-Time CFO? A Guide for Small Businesses

Founders and small-business executives have to wear multiple hats for their companies. And finding pros to offload key back-office functions is getting harder. According to at least one snapshot of small-business leaders, finding talent is a challenge for a record number of businesses. As a top executive and/or business owner, getting out of the fray…

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11/05/2019

5 Ways a Business Coach Can Benefit Your SME

If you run a small to medium enterprise (SME) you know just how much work goes into staying successful and relevant. You may even be managing all the minuscule details yourself and learning as you go. But you don’t have to figure it all out on your own. Read on to learn 5 ways a…

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Accounting
10/26/2019

A Short Guide to Small Business Tax Credits

Running a business costs money…lots of it. If you’re looking for a way to reduce those costs, you could find them in tax reductions. Governments reward small businesses with tax credits for activities like fighting climate change, improving the economy, and enhancing the lives of employees (through things like providing benefits). Here are some business…

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