As I mentioned in an earlier post, September is National Preparedness Month. This month is a perfect time to remind you to review your office procedures and backup plans for emergencies. By doing this tasks, it tells employees what to do in case of an emergency like a hurricane or other natural disasters. It also shows your customers that you are thinking about their well-being. The clients who have concerns and issues and reach out to you for help or guidance will be your advocate when others … [Read more...] about Seven Backup Systems To Have In Place Before A Natural Disaster
Emergency Preparedness Tips
Advice to protect your business from natural disasters, hurricanes, tornadoes, monsoons, earthquakes, fires. And, tips to help minimize lag time to return to business after a disaster.
Staying organized in your business saves you time, money and your sanity. So, whether you are a start-up business owner or have been in business for a while, this post will help you get your business organized. Start off slow and do each section DAY 1: GET BACK TO YOUR BOOKS Review your accounts in your register. Make some accounts hidden or inactive, so you don't accidentally use them. By minimizing your accounts to only the essentials, you can easily keep on track even on those days when you … [Read more...] about How to get your Business Organized in 9 Days
It's a perfect time to update your technology to keep your business secure. Do you have a small business and never update your software? You are not alone. Many small business owners (and even large companies) forget to update their apps, software, phones, and computers. Recently, even hospitals were hit recently with ransomware and didn't even know it because their systems weren't up-to-date. Does this make you worried? Do you want to do something about it? If you are still uncertain if you … [Read more...] about 12 Important updates to do to keep your Business Secure
It's no secret that disasters happen even in business. But are you ready for it? How much money do you need in your small business emergency savings (Rainy day fund) to help you in the case of those moments? This question is the question we are going to tackle today. First, we need to determine what your current monthly expense is in your small business. If you use a bookkeeping software, this will be pretty easy to do. Print out last year's Profit and Loss report (P&L) and categorize … [Read more...] about How To Create A Small Business Emergency Savings
With national disasters and the recent Coronavirus outbreak, small businesses need to be prepared for anything. How ready is your office? Here are 8 tips on Preparing your Office for a hurricane or emergency. Small Business Preparedness Tips Do a full back-up of all your computer files when you first hear of the hurricane or emergency. This will minimize the amount of missing information. Having at least two places where your stored files will help you. It can be an … [Read more...] about 8 Tips on Preparing your Office for an Emergency
How organized are your small business bookkeeping papers? Are they all in one place or do you have them in files in a filing cabinet? There are benefits of creating a well-organized small business bookkeeping binder like the one I am going to discuss today. Five Benefits of making a well-organized small business bookkeeping binder. First, it allows you to keep all your business papers all in one place. Second, Employee files needs to be organized well. Visit Record-keeping policy from … [Read more...] about How to Create a Well-Organized Small Business Bookkeeping Binder