This week, it's time to stop hoping for success and start making it happen. Successful people create goals and make things happen. You don't need to wait until January 1 to create goals. There is no better time to start than now!
Melissa asked "I donate quite a bit of my business income and/or gift certificates for one hour of free coaching to various events as a sponsor. I have been told that this counts as "marketing" and not a donation. Is that correct?" Jeff and Kristin discuss the difference between a donation and a marketing expense and how those affect your small biz taxes.
Jeff and Kristin discuss why you need goals and how to create meaningful ones. Having written goals is the best day to achieve your dreams and grow your business. Stop wishing for growth and success. Put a plan together, put that plan into...
In this episode, Jeff and Kristin discuss your schedule and how to stop others from controlling what you do or don't do.
We have received this question from many people so we decided to dedicate the entire episode to it. The question comes in many forms:
In this episode, Jeff and Kristin discuss how to stop allowing others to prioritize your schedule. We discuss strategies for dealing with interruptions from family and friends, the phone, and email. It's time to take back control of your own schedule and stop blaming others for the fact that you don't have time to make your business a priority.
In this episode, Jeff and Kristin discuss why it is important to determine your needs before making major business decisions.
The last day to file your 2014 tax return is October 15!
Dave asked "Do I need to make estimated tax payments the first year I am in business?" Kristin answers this question by discussing the requirements for making estimated tax payments and the two step rule for avoiding penalties.
Jeff and Kristin discuss determining requirements when making purchases, hiring decisions, and other major business decisions in your business and why this process is so important.
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Aweber Email Marketing
In this episode, Kristin and Jeff discuss why you need to know who your ideal customer is and tips for identifying your ideal customer.
Carla asked about employees and subcontractors. Kristin tackles this question based off the IRS guidelines on employees and independent contractors.
IRS Form 8919 - used by subcontractors who should have been treated as employees.
Jeff and Kristin discuss why you need to identify your ideal customer. We discuss the characteristics that should be included in the profile of your ideal customer. Once you have that information, we discuss how you can use that information to grow your business.
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Time is a finite resource. In this episode, Kristin and Jeff discuss ways to make your time more productive and how to recover some of time.
Carla asked, "I just formed an LLC. When do I have to file my taxes? Aside from not having a separate business account, what is the next biggest mistake start ups make?" Kristin tackles this question regarding LLC's, estimated taxes, and the biggest mistakes she's seen.
Kristin and Jeff discuss ways to recover your time. See below for all the apps and services we mentioned during the show.
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Digital copiers loaded with secrets - From CBS Evening News
Kristin's master schedule
Nozbe Task Management
In this week's episode, we focus on why you need to own your platform and not rely on social media as the main way to build your business.
We discuss a Facebook friend who lost access to his Facebook profile and why you need a home base and an email list.
AWeber email management
This week, Amy Latta discusses why self-care is so important and gives some tips for taking better care of yourself. Check out her website to sign up for her to sign up for her free Worth & Wellness Goal Tracker Pack.
Platform by Michael Hyatt
In this episode, Jeff and Kristin tackle a very common question asked by business owners: Should I spend all my profit to avoid taxes?
Holly asked us about profit and expenses. Should you spend all your revenue to avoid taxes? Kristin and Jeff answer this question by asking if you want to work for free.
Eventual Millionaire by Jaime Masters
7 Day Startup by Dan Morris
In this episode, Jeff and Kristin introduce themselves and discuss what we plan to do on the show.
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