Category: Guides

  • PayPal for small business: Pros and cons


    PayPal is a global e-commerce business allowing payments and money transfers to be made through the Internet. It was founded in 1998 by Peter Thiel, Elon Musk, Luke Nosek, Ken Howery and Max Levchin. PayPal had its IPO on February 15, 2002 and was once owned by eBay until 2015 when it became a separate […]

  • What is Etsy? Pros and cons for new sellers


    Etsy is an online marketplace that allows anyone to sell their handmade or vintage items. Etsy is the world’s leading peer-to-peer ecommerce site for buying and selling unique goods from around the world. They have a unique, user-friendly system that makes selling on Etsy easy and affordable. Founded in 2005, Etsy has become a top […]

  • Factoring company

    Small businesses are encouraged to grow but are often not given the same financing opportunities as larger corporations. For example, when it comes to business loans. It is much easier for a large established business entity to get financing. One option that a business can utilize to help raise capital is by considering accounts receivable […]

  • Invoice payment terms: How it works (with examples)

    Invoices are a common part of doing business. If you’re purchasing an item from someone, they will provide the invoice with the terms for making payment. This article will explore the terms for when you’re going to be paying someone. We’ll discuss two main types of invoices: the ones with payment terms that are discussed […]

  • What is a Bill of Lading: Definition and purpose

    Truck delivering cargo

    A Bill of Lading (abbreviated as BoL) is a document which serves as proof that goods have been delivered. It also specifies the terms and conditions under which those goods were shipped. The BoL may be required for Customs clearance, or it might simply be used for domestic transport purposes. Courts rely heavily on the […]

  • Can your business benefit from invoicing through an app?

    When Choosing an Invoice App It is not that long since accountants, and small business managers only used Word and Excel software for invoicing. With the world continually developing constant improvements in technology though, many people are switching to more sophisticated methods when it comes to accounting and bookkeeping. One of the latest options is […]

  • Getting Started With Bookkeeping for Business of All Sizes

    Bookkeeping is the process of keeping track of the financial happenings that take place in any business. No matter how big or small the business is, it is important that proper financial record keeping is executed. Historians don’t know for sure exactly when bookkeeping practices came into existence, but they do know that some crude […]

  • When and how to issue pro forma Invoices

    How Does a Proforma Invoice Look Like? A proforma is a type of invoice that is classified as a binding contract between the seller and the buyer. It does allow for the option of changing the sales terms when necessary. Buyers can rely on the sales price shown on the proforma invoice as being accurate. […]