Quarterly and Bi-Monthly packages now available!

So you just started your business. You are making money, and fully engaged in the process of building your new business into your personal vision of success.  You are experiencing the typical ups and downs that a fledgling business goes through.  Your business is growing and profits are also growing monthly.  You know that youContinue reading “Quarterly and Bi-Monthly packages now available!”

A New Year, a new chance to get it together, get it going and get it right!

First off, we here at Heru Bookkeeping LLC would like to wish a Happy New Year full of prosperity, abundance, joy, success and love to everyone who stumbles onto this blog! As a general rule in this blog, I try to never make references to the date so that my posts can be relevant whenever they are read.Continue reading “A New Year, a new chance to get it together, get it going and get it right!”

How Successful Businesses and Successful Bookkeepers Feed Off Of Each Other

One of my favorite books that I have read over the last few years is Start With Why: How Great Leaders Inspire Everyone To Take Action, by Simon Sinek.  This book essentially talks about how your “why”, i.e. your chief motivation for your business or your cause, can be a powerful motivator and rallying point forContinue reading “How Successful Businesses and Successful Bookkeepers Feed Off Of Each Other”

The Best Investment

“The best investment is in the tools of one’s own trade” – Ben Franklin When one thinks of an investment, there are generally a few images that pop into the average person’s mind; Wall Street chaos, stocks, bonds and investment portfolios are among the most common. When one thinks about making an investment in theirContinue reading “The Best Investment”

Separate Bank Accounts – An Absolute Necessity

There are certain benchmarks that a business owner must meet in order to be able to conduct their affairs on a serious, professional level.  Of course, establishing your legal business entity (sole proprietorship, partnership, LLC, corporation, etc) and getting your tax id / EIN are at the top of that list.  Just as important, yetContinue reading “Separate Bank Accounts – An Absolute Necessity”

Understanding the 3 major financial statements Pt 1 -What? How Much? Where?

In bookkeeping, being up to date and accurate with recording transactions and general bookkeeping is obviously a huge and essential part of the job, but it is not the only important part of the job.  In fact, some would quite accurately say that this is only half of the job.  As a 21st century bookkeepingContinue reading “Understanding the 3 major financial statements Pt 1 -What? How Much? Where?”

Bookkeeping: Creating order out of chaos

When you think of everything that a bookkeeper does for a business, many things come to mind.  Bookkeepers keep track of all income and expenses, classify transactions into the right accounts, create financial statements, advise, assist with payroll and help with tax preparation among other things.  These are the specific tasks that are a part ofContinue reading “Bookkeeping: Creating order out of chaos”

Entrepreneurs, get rid of that “I can do it all myself” syndrome!

Being industrious, proactive, independent, hard working and (let’s be honest) having a fairly high opinion of one’s own abilities are tell-tale signs of the entrepreneurial type.  These are qualities that can be found in most business owners, as they would not have made the decision to set out on their own and start their own businessContinue reading “Entrepreneurs, get rid of that “I can do it all myself” syndrome!”

Establishing your brand! (Persistent and Consistent)

One of the most interesting things about attempting to run a successful business is getting more familiar with the concept of branding, and making your particular brand stand out and actually mean something. This is generally done through your actions within your business, as well as through clever marketing techniques. For me, branding is notContinue reading “Establishing your brand! (Persistent and Consistent)”