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The Dear(ly) Diary

bookkeeping tips, demystified (plus, a good dose of friendly advice on profitable entrepreneurship!).


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June 2024 Recap

Hey, friends! Welcome to the first ever monthly recap! I’ve been watching my dear friend Mara Kucirek post updates like these, and her vulnerability is always so refreshing! It inspired me to start making these for my audience, also! As I transition back into my role at Madison Dearly Bookkeeping from being on sabbatical, I […]


Are You Actually Ready for a Bookkeeper for Your Creative Business? Let’s Find Out.

Starting and running your own business comes from a place of passion for what you do. But managing the financial side of the business can sometimes feel like heading out on a road trip without printing your Mapquest directions. (LOL) You’re an expert in your craft, but you didn’t get into business to tinker around […]

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Bookkeeping with ADHD: Seven Effective Tips to Stay on Track

Managing your business finances can be a daunting task for anyone, but when you have ADHD, it can feel completely insurmountable. Don’t worry, though! With these seven bite-sized, practical strategies, you can transform bookkeeping from a downright chore into a rewarding & manageable workflow in your business. 1. Break It Down Into Bite-Size Chapters Think […]

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How to Set Aside Time to Do Your Bookkeeping

So I’ll letcha in on a little secret. I’ve never launched anything. Like, ever. I’ve always been the 1:1 service provider, selling on the ‘gram, and gaining leads from referrals. Until now. I’m polishing and shaping up the last few pieces to my content strategy and in a few weeks, my monthly bookkeeping membership will […]

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3 Things You’re Doing Wrong with Your Business Bookkeeping

Hey, friend! Today we’re digging into three different blind spots that you might have as you’re doing your business bookkeeping. Sometimes we get so into our groove of doing something, that we don’t even realize when something is being done incorrectly. It’s so good to be aware of these little things that can really mess […]

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Where to Start with Business Bookkeeping

Hey there, friend! ? Are you starting a business and completely confused on how to get started with your bookkeeping?  Well, sharpen your pencil and pull out your notebook, because today we’re going to chat about how Xero can transform your business accounting into a full-on click party. Yep, once you get it all up […]


How to Set Up Your Business Finances for Success

Hi, friend! Today, we’re diving into exactly how to set up your business finances for success. I always say that cleaning up messy bookkeeping is like untangling necklaces. If you throw them all into a jewelry dish, you’re going to waste 30 minutes before your next date night yanking out that one that you want […]


Do Your Budget in a Day: A Simplified Guide for Your Online Business

Hey there, friend! Budgeting for an online business can seem like a daunting task, but not today. Whether you’re a newbie or a seasoned entrepreneur, you’re about to discover an uncomplicated, no-fuss method to budget for your business. If we aren’t besties (yet!), I’m Madison from Madison Dearly Bookkeeping. Think of me as your financial […]

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5 Bookkeeping Habits to Build

Picture your house for a moment. The routines you follow, like unloading the dishwasher in the morning or doing a daily load of laundry from start to finish (goals, amirite?!), keep things organized and make life run more smoothly. Now, think about your business; it’s like a home for your finances. In this blog post, […]