All Posts by Kristen Hicks

Accounting for Subscription Businesses: What You Need to Know

Whatever your reasons for starting a subscription business, a deep love of business accounting probably wasn’t high on the list. And yet, it’s a necessary part of running your business successfully. In order to create a profitable business, and stay on the right side of the law, you need to cover all the accounting basics. 7 steps to take for subscription business accounting In the early stages of building your subscription business, there are seven important parts of getting your accounting set up. Find a good accountant The advice on this list is a good primer, but a lot of what you need to know will be specific to your business and location. Both to get guidance particular to your […]

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What to Do If You Have a Data Breach

You see it all the time—news stories about huge brands that are targeted in a data breach. As a consumer, you likely feel anger or at least annoyance each time a big business admits that a hacker has accessed your account. But as a small business owner, maybe you felt something else, that nagging fear in the back of your mind that it could be you next. Small businesses are the victims of around 43% of data breaches. Yikes! When it happens to you, it can feel like an insurmountable challenge. Getting hacked is bad, yes. But it’s manageable—as long as you know how to respond. First: assess the situation. If you need to freak out, set a timer and […]

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