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The Botkeeper Blog

Bookkeeping, accounting, and business resources to help you become a finance guru. 

Aaron Sullivan

Aaron is a content marketer with a background in writing and editing for social, email, and blogs. His experience is heavily focused on bookkeeping/finance, entertainment, and beer.

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7 Tips for Leading a Remote Team During the COVID-19 Crisis

By Aaron Sullivan on Mar 27, 2020 1:15:00 PM

As your accounting firm makes adjustments and settles into a new normal—at least for the next few weeks while COVID-19 remains a serious threat—it can be hard for firm leaders and managers to maintain status quo. You’re used to face-to-face meetings, casual chats around the water cooler or coffee pot, and impromptu Q&A when complex client issues arise.

But all that’s changed, which means your leadership style will likely need to change, too.

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Why You Should Practice Accounting Advisory With Emotion

By Aaron Sullivan on Mar 18, 2020 8:58:00 AM


If there are specific people that business owners trust, their accountant is very high up on the list. Accountants watch over their clients’ finances, make recommendations for cost-saving and growth opportunities, and they ultimately provide their clients with advisory services on how their businesses can and should grow in the future.

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13 min read

9 Steps to Prepare Your Accounting Firm to Handle Coronavirus

By Aaron Sullivan on Mar 13, 2020 4:07:59 PM

With the continued spread of a coronavirus known as COVID-19, more and more accounting firms and businesses are facing remote work for the next few weeks. While working remotely isn’t a new concept to many industries—tech engineering, medical transcription, digital marketing, etc.—it’s still fairly uncommon for accounting firms.

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7 min read

The Income Statement: A Guide for Accountants & Business Owners

By Aaron Sullivan on Mar 11, 2020 11:21:48 AM

Accounting professionals understand the importance of an accurate income statement...it's a bit like a thermometer—you can use it to gauge whether things are going well or if your company is at risk of going under. But do business owners get it? (If you're an accountant reading this post, share it with your clients!)

By looking at this one report, you can immediately understand whether you're operating at a profit (or a loss—but we hope not!), what your highest expenses are, and what's making you money.

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How to Use Tech to Organize Your Business Finances

By Aaron Sullivan on Mar 6, 2020 5:17:09 PM

Whether you’re an owner or an accounting professional helping business owners, it’s no surprise that running a company requires wearing a lot of hats—manager, sales associate, HR coordinator, operations analyst. It can quickly become exhausting and overwhelming! 

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