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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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Bookkeeping Tips

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 […]

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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, […]

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How Bookkeeping Helped Stephanie Kase Work in Her Zone of Genius (And Grow Her Biz!)

Ever feel too bogged down with backend work to focus on the things that light you up? You aren’t alone, friend. It’s something SO MANY business owners feel.  Because there’s so much admin work to catch up on — payroll, taxes, responding to emails, and literally all the things in between — it may start to feel […]

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4 Xero Features That Make Bookkeeping So Much Easier

When it comes to keeping your books up to date, it’s all about choosing the best tools. And for most of us, that means accounting software. So…which one should you choose? It’s no secret that I love Xero. It’s my favorite program to recommend to clients — and it’s what my team and I use […]

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How Ashlyn Writes Beat the Bookkeeping Drama

Ever wondered what really goes down when you work with a bookkeeper? Or what kind of transformation you can expect from having a little accounting help on your side? Whether you’re a business coach, a course creator, a graphic designer, or a copywriter extraordinaire, a bookkeeper can 100% help you out! Thinking about hiring your […]

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Payroll Vs. Bookkeeping: Which One Do You Need for Your Online Business?

*This blog contains affiliate links. While we do earn a small commission if you use our link, the price doesn’t change for you. Also, we only recommend products and services we love!* When it comes to the financial side of running an online business, there are TONS of terms thrown around — CPA, accountant, bookkeeper, taxes, […]