Jess King

Jess King

Experienced B2B Marketing Director with a history of working in the software, Saas, technology, accounting, and services space. Skilled in Management, Digital and Content Marketing, Search Engine Optimization (SEO), and Sales and Marketing Alignment. Inbound certified, HubSpot certified.

Recent posts by Jess King

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Cash vs Accrual Accounting

By Jess King on Nov 13, 2018 9:05:00 AM

If you’re in the process of launching a small business and haven’t yet filed your first tax return, you’re in the perfect position to determine which accounting method is best for you .

Topics: cash vs accrual
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Bookkeeping Basics For Small Business Owners

By Jess King on Oct 2, 2018 3:21:13 PM

Businesses of all sizes engage in bookkeeping activities, and it’s a vital function to keep your business financially stable and in compliance with regulations and tax law. It’s the cornerstone of continuity but one that’s not as exciting as marketing or sales. No business can survive without this key endeavor.

Topics: Bookkeeping Small Businesses accurate bookkeeping
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10 Minutes with TUGG

By Jess King on Aug 30, 2018 9:00:00 AM

We recently caught up with TUGG's New Executive Director, Mike Cole to discuss the amazing impact that TUGG has had on the New England Non-Profit Sector. TUGG (Technology Underwriting Greater Good) is the nonprofit arm of Boston’s tech community that connects New England's tech entrepreneurs with the riskiest social enterprises serving local under-resourced youth through entrepreneurial, educational, and life experiences. TUGG is one of the only funders of experimental youth programming in Boston. 

Topics: Small Businesses
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Choosing the Best Credit Card Processing Company

By Jess King on Aug 29, 2018 9:00:00 AM

Starting up a business can be very challenging, from setting up your day to day operations to choosing the best business strategy. After putting all these in place, one final hurdle you would face as a small business owner is choosing the right credit card processing company; a company appointed by a merchant to handle transactions from assorted channels such as credit cards and debit cards for merchant acquiring banks. For first-time business owners, sifting through so many processing companies (that are doing more or less the same thing) can be confusing. Don't worry, we've got you covered!

Topics: Bookkeeping Small Businesses
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Kigo Saves 40% on Bookkeeping Services

By Jess King on Aug 9, 2018 12:44:40 PM

We recently had the pleasure of sitting down with Steve Hooper, Co-founder and CEO of Kigo Kitchen. Steve was kind enough to share a bit of his experience on bringing a new level of AI and automation into the organization by using Botkeeper.

Topics: Bookkeeping Small Businesses accounting costs accounting mistakes
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5 Bookkeeping Nightmares and How to Avoid Them

By Jess King on Jul 17, 2018 10:47:21 AM

As a small business owner, you’re often managing several different areas of your business- and bookkeeping is one of the most important. 

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Botkeeper Launches Intello Integration to Help SMBs Save Money

By Jess King on Jun 28, 2018 9:00:00 AM

The SaaS space is growing like crazy. Today’s business owner has numerous software applications built into their company framework, and is getting a ton of emails every day with the promise of the bigger better option. But how do you even know if you’re getting the most bang for your buck when it comes to your software spend? Are your employees using the tools you've invested in? What are your employees even signing up for? Should you be evaluating competitive vendors? When are all of your contracts up? Which new evaluations are worth your time?  

Topics: Bookkeeping Robots Small Businesses outsource bookkeeping
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Botkeeper is a Finalist for the 2018 Red Herring Top 100 North America Award!

By Jess King on Jun 20, 2018 8:30:00 AM

We're proud to announce this week that botkeeper has been selected as a finalist for Red Herring's Top 100 North America award, a prestigious list honoring the year’s most promising private technology ventures from the North American business region!

The Red Herring editorial team selected the most innovative companies from a pool of hundreds from across North America. The nominees are evaluated on 20 main quantitative and qualitative criterion, which include disruptive impact, market footprint, proof of concept, financial performance, technology innovation, social value, quality of management, execution of strategy, and integration into their respective industries.


Topics: Bookkeeping Robots Small Businesses outsource bookkeeping
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How to Cut Accounting Costs by 50% with Automation—A Case Study

By Jess King on Jun 18, 2018 3:31:57 PM

cut accounting costs

We recently had the pleasure of sitting down with Theodora Higginson Hanna, Co-Executive Director of Tech Goes Home out of Boston. Theodora (Theo) was kind enough to share a bit of her experience with bringing a new level of AI and automation into the organization by using Botkeeper.

Topics: Bookkeeping Small Businesses accounting costs accounting mistakes case study
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The Cost of Bad Bookkeeping

By Jess King on Jun 15, 2018 9:00:00 AM

Bookkeeping. An often overlooked area in the business- and yet, it can dramatically affect the success or failure of the organization. Most business owners tend to back burner the accounting in lieu of the “here and now” items - such as sales, marketing, meetings, etc… and because of procrastination or lack of insight, some organizations suffer because of those mis-managed books.

Topics: Bookkeeping Small Businesses accounting costs accounting mistakes
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The Rise of bots—and How Automation Will Reshape The Way You Work

By Jess King on Jun 14, 2018 12:10:00 PM

Large corporations have been exploring automation, cloud computing, machine learning, and AI for years. Today, an amazing 80% of companies big and small are making the investment in these technologies. And impressive growth awaits the companies that are able to leverage these emerging technologies. Are you ready?

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5 Things That Start-Up Owners Wish They Knew Before They Started

By Jess King on Jun 11, 2018 12:02:01 PM

It’s true that most startups fail – up to 90% of them say the experts. Yet, many of the people involved in those failures do go on to launch successful companies. And yes, some have dropped out of university, slept in their cars, and have eaten mac and cheese for years before realizing success, but most success stories feature elements of tenacity, creativity, and going the extra mile.