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How Outsourced Bookkeeping Saved Ovia Health $50,000

By Jessica King on May 17, 2019 9:09:00 AM

When Your Needs Outgrow Your Tools

Ovia Health is doing big things for women and families, and they need support that enables them the ability to grow at any pace, anytime. As a health and tech company, Ovia Health is committed to transforming the way employers support working women and families along their parenthood journey, improving outcomes by providing daily personalized engagement, proactively identifying potential health risks, and supporting a successful return to work.

But in 2018, the small finance team at Ovia Health needed an upgrade. They were dealing with some common accounting shortcomings related to their accounting software, in particular limited automation capabilities. This meant that they were still having to do a lot of manual bookkeeping on a regular basis, leading to human errors and inconsistencies. 

Topics: Bookkeeping Small Businesses accounting costs case study
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Kigo Saves 40% on Bookkeeping Services

By Jessica 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
2 min read

5 Reasons You Should Invest in Online Bookkeeping Services for Hire

By Gemma Reeves on Jun 21, 2018 11:00:00 AM

Artificial Intelligence (AI) is poised to be the next big thing in technology. Several companies and startups are now developing AI to further advance the medical, marketing, accounting and communications field. Smarter virtual assistants such as Siri and Alexa were made possible—all thanks to the development of AI.
 

Since more companies now delve into the development of AI (to be used in different fields), investors are positive that the industry holds a lot of promise. But aside from venture capitalists, and individual investors, companies (especially startups) are also encouraged to make use of AI services as early as possible. 

Topics: Bookkeeping Small Businesses accounting costs accounting mistakes
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How to Cut Accounting Costs by 50% with Automation—A Case Study

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

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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 Jessica 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
2 min read

Grow Your Business: Why You Should Always Start With Your Books

By Jessica King on May 14, 2018 1:45:00 PM

There are many ways to grow a business. In 2013, small bakery owner Dominique Ansel combined his beloved French croissant with America’s donuts craze and 5 years later, hundreds of people still line up before 8am to buy a "Cronut". Spherical droid BB-8 creator "Sphero" used a Snapchat global marketing campaign to double their sales record. And eight friends from Chicago took "Cards Against Humanity" from a small crowdfunded idea to a multimillion-dollar business.  

Topics: accounting costs accurate bookkeeping
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Key Ways to Reduce Your Accounting Costs

By Jessica King on Apr 26, 2018 10:28:14 PM

Reducing operating costs can be a smart way to run a lean efficient small business. If you struggle with spreadsheets, invoicing, accounting, and tax reporting issues, it’s worth looking at reducing your organization’s accounting costs.

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