Imagine a world where every creative knows that self-employment is a viable option.
A world where every maker knows where to turn for how to get started, what’s required, how to keep going through the tough times, and what they need to know to make the best decisions.
Hooray, you made a sale! Now you need to write an invoice and you haven’t a clue where to start. Read on for what to include, tips, and how to keep it looking professional.
Wondering how much sales income you’ll need to cover an expense you’re considering – or already paying? Then this is the post for you. Let’s go step by step through one way of calculating this.
Open a business bank account today to save yourself time and money, keep your privacy, and feel more professional about your creative business or side hustle. Read on for some things to consider when choosing an account.
Once upon a time, I found some work as a mystery shopper. I did it for a few months. Until one day when I crunched the numbers. And herein you learn why I am so passionate about knowing your numbers – even for side hustles.
After each market (physical or virtual), tallying up sales and expenses to work out whether it was profitable will help you decide whether to book that market again. In this blog, we’ll list and then talk about the various income and expenses you might consider after each market, focusing on physical markets.
The difference between cash and accruals based accounting is: When are you counting the income or expense for tax purposes (and VAT purposes, if you’re VAT-registered)? Which year or quarter?
If you have a pile of receipts or a bank statement, and you don’t know where to start putting them together or why you should, then this is the post for you.
Strategically thinking about your business starts with thinking about what you’re working towards and why. First build your picture of success, then define goals around it, and then make plans to get yourself there.