Author Archives: Meredith Simmons

Why Stripe and Apple Pay Partnering Evolves Your Business

Recently, Apple announced that businesses with Stripe accounts now can accept payments on their phones. The partnership between Apple Pay and Stripe change opens a world of new possibilities for where and when businesses can take credit cards. What is … Read More

How to Save Time and Reduce Stress with Accounting Software

As an accountant or bookkeeper, you focus on every financial detail. Your job is to track, measure, and report monetary records. And while historically, this has meant entering records into physical books or spreadsheets, times have changed. The advent of … Read More

What Do Bookkeepers Do? How To Be a Good Independent Bookkeeper

Have you ever found yourself in a situation where you’ve had to answer the question, “What do bookkeepers do?” Have you needed to explain what a bookkeeper does and what a bookkeeper doesn’t do to a client? It’s a tricky … Read More

Questions to Ask New Bookkeeping Clients & Beyond: How to Manage Meetings with Your Bookkeeping Clients

Being a bookkeeper is more than just managing the ledgers for your clients–you are a trusted part of your clients’ business operations. Knowing what questions to ask new bookkeeping clients is critical. And once established, you must regularly meet with … Read More

How to be a Supportive Online Business Bookkeeper

The COVID-19 pandemic changed a lot of things for your online business bookkeeper clients. Businesses that previously solely managed things on-premises or in-person now have websites. Restaurants sell swag. Gyms have online memberships. All those moves online have one thing … Read More