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How Much Should You Save for Taxes? – Ep 174

How Much Should You Save for Taxes? – Ep 174

Taxes are stressful for all of us, but especially business owners. So if you’re confused about how much you should be paying in taxes for your business, this episode is for you! Host Danielle Hayden simplifies the process of calculating estimated tax payments, explains why you should be saving more than these estimates, and clarifies the tax obligations of LLCs versus S Corps. You’ll learn how to embrace your role in the tax preparation and financial management of your business, including setting up a tax savings account and understanding your numbers. Tune in now for expert tax advice!

How Did Cameron Hemphill Scale a SaaS Business from $7K to $10 Million? – Ep 173

How Did Cameron Hemphill Scale a SaaS Business from $7K to $10 Million? – Ep 173

Even the most seasoned entrepreneurs have to understand their numbers if they want to successfully establish and scale a business. With 20 years experience, Cameron Hemphill is one of these entrepreneurs who has leveraged financial data to make strategic decisions and scale his SaaS business, Growth99, into a $10 million company — and it’s still growing. During its first year, Growth 99 faced significant challenges, taking eight months to gain traction and generate just $7,000 in monthly recurring revenue. In this episode, Cameron shares how he scaled the company to reach $100,000 in monthly recurring revenue by their third year, enabling massive growth and paving the way for long-term success.

Why Doesn’t Profit First Work for Everyone? – Ep 172

Why Doesn’t Profit First Work for Everyone? – Ep 172

Business can be overwhelming, so why not keep your banking simple? In this episode, Danielle Hayden answers these common questions from business owners: How many bank accounts should I have for my business, and how much cash should be in each? She shares Kickstart Accounting Inc.’s proven cash management strategies for optimizing your banking setup. You’ll learn how much to have in your tax reserve or rainy day fund, our favorite banks and account options, and how often we recommend clients review and contribute to each account.

The One Strategy You Need For Your CEO Routine – Ep 171

The One Strategy You Need For Your CEO Routine – Ep 171

Have you ever wondered how Kickstart Accounting Inc. handles our own financials? Who is on our money team, and how do we leverage these insights in their own business? In this episode, CEO Danielle Hayden offers a look behind the curtain on Kickstart Accounting Inc.’s internal reviews process. She shares her journey from doing her own bookkeeping to assembling a comprehensive money team to help the company reach its goals.

You Know Your Numbers, But What Next? with Christa Gurka – Ep 170

You Know Your Numbers, But What Next? with Christa Gurka – Ep 170

Simply knowing your numbers isn’t enough; the real game-changer is understanding how to leverage them to strategically reach business goals. In this episode, Danielle Hayden speaks with Christa Gurka, owner of Pilates in the Grove, to find out how she uses financial insights from her seven-figure business to make informed decisions and drive growth. They discuss what business owners need to know about their finances, exploring everything from reviewing key financial statements to strategic financial planning. Tune in to find out what it truly means to take ownership over your numbers and grow your business.

How Cost Cutting Can Put Your Business at Risk – Ep 169

How Cost Cutting Can Put Your Business at Risk – Ep 169

Have you tried cost cutting to increase profitability, only to have it backfire? That’s because cutting costs can actually kill business growth. This episode outlines strategies to boost profitability, make smart financial decisions and reach your business goals. CEO...

The 4 People You Want on Your Money Team – Ep 168

The 4 People You Want on Your Money Team – Ep 168

Every growing business owner needs a money team if they plan to achieve their financial goals and scale smartly. This episode explores the essential roles within a money team: the bookkeeper, CPA accountant, financial advisor, and CFO. Through the lens of a client story, Danielle Hayden explores how these roles work together to manage the financial health and growth of a business. She also discusses when businesses should hire a CFO, and how Kickstart Accounting Inc. provides CFO services to clients. Tune in for practical tips and resources for building your money team!

Do Small Businesses Need a CFO? – Ep 167

Do Small Businesses Need a CFO? – Ep 167

Think your business is too small to benefit from CFO services? This episode of Business By The Books will change your mind. Join Danielle Hayden and Victoria Hughes as they explore the benefits of partnering with Kickstart Accounting Inc. They discuss the benefits of outsourcing CFO services and introduce the signature CFO Framework, a strategic overview of how Kickstart Accounting Inc. helps business owners manage debt, make data-driven decisions, and plan for the future.

How Debt Can Skyrocket Your Business to Success – Ep 166

How Debt Can Skyrocket Your Business to Success – Ep 166

Debt is a scary word, but business owners could be risking more than financial security by letting fear stop them from seizing opportunities to invest and expand their business. In this episode, Danielle Hayden dives into the strategic use of debt to fuel business growth, giving a detailed look at how to approach debt responsibly and decide if it’s the right strategy for your business. She also offers a comprehensive guide for funding investment into your business, sharing helpful resources and insights on balancing financial risk with growth opportunities.

How To Overcome Hiring Fears To Grow Your Business – Ep 165

How To Overcome Hiring Fears To Grow Your Business – Ep 165

Next up in our hiring series is the dos and don’ts of hiring. With almost a decade of experience as a CEO, host Danielle Hayden is the perfect person to guide business owners through the hiring process, from the first step of understanding their numbers to evaluating the impact of new hires. In this episode, she shares personal experience and client stories to highlight the importance of embracing a CEO mindset, overcoming limiting beliefs, and taking charge of your business.

Business By The Books is for women entrepreneurs who want to leverage their financials to grow their business and achieve their goals.

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