As you know, we at Pharsyde are big fans of using outsourcing as a tool to grow your business. And hiring a virtual assistant is one of the best ways to do this. But do you know what you are looking for?
Why don’t you just keep doing it all yourself? Why does a business owner outsource at all? Especially if you have only just started your business, you don’t need help. Right?
You want to embrace the future and take your business online, but you have no idea where to start - there are thousands of options out there, so how do you know which ones to choose?
We firmly believe the future is in the cloud and we have made it part of our mission to introduce people to the true wonders of the digital age. If you are new to the cloud, here are twelve reasons why we think going digital is the way forward.
“A business owner should be working on their business instead of in it.” It’s one of those phrases that gets thrown around by coaches and gurus and business magazines. But what does it actually mean? And is it true? And how do you do it?
The choice of an accountant is a fairly subjective thing – you need to pick someone that you will be happy to deal with for a long time. But, no matter your personal preferences, there are some common things that you should definitely be looking for.
Acknowledging the need for help is one thing but knowing what kind you need or where to find it is another. Do you hire? Do you outsource? Or do you do something entirely different?
The role of an entrepreneur involves wearing many, many hats. Especially in the early days of launching a business there often just isn’t enough cash for you to hire help. You have to be the manager, accountant, salesman and HR department all in one.
Entrepreneurs start a business because of a passion. You have a skill and you grasp the opportunity to turn your passion into income. But it doesn’t take long for entrepreneurs to learn that, whether they are good at it or not, the accounting needs to be done.
The terms “bookkeeper” and “accountant” are often mixed up and used interchangeably. So what is the difference?