Artificial Intelligence Technology is Killing Bookkeeping…Just Kidding! babs for bookkeepers libby tech Sep 11, 2023

 


 

Today, I want to talk about the Big Bad Wolf of Bookkeeping: artificial intelligence technology.

A lot of people have been wondering if artificial intelligence technology is going to huff and puff and blow the entire bookkeeping industry down. So if you have ever feared...

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6 Things I’d Do Differently While Growing My Bookkeeping Business If I Were Starting Over babs for bookkeepers libby Aug 14, 2023

 


 

Today, we're going to be talking about regrets.

Just kidding. They're not really regrets, but I do want to talk about some of the things that I would do differently if I was starting my bookkeeping business over.

If you could wave a magic wand and bring me back, these are...

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The Ultimate To-Do List For Starting a Bookkeeping Biz babs for bookkeepers libby Jul 31, 2023

 


 

In today's post, I'm going to talk about the nineteen things that you need when starting a bookkeeping business.

If you want a really deep dive into this concept, you’ll want to check out my Six Secrets episodes on the podcast, or the associated posts here. But in...

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Learning with LIBBY: A Discussion with Student, Grisell Cano babs coaching testimonials for bookkeepers libby Jul 10, 2023

 


 

I have a treat for you all today! Please welcome Grisell Cano, an active member inside my Life By The Books bookkeeping course. We’re going to go over her bookkeeping journey, from what life was like before, during, and after the Life By The Books bookkeeping...

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Day 4 of the 6 Secrets: Building a Business That Actually Supports Your Life babs for bookkeepers libby podcast Jun 19, 2023

 


 

Welcome back to the Six Secrets to Starting a Simple, Scalable Bookkeeping Business. Today, instead of showcasing Become A Bookkeeper, we're going to be showcasing Life By The Books.

Life By The Books focuses on building a business that actually supports your life, so...

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What Exactly is a Solopreneur and How Can You Help Them as a Bookkeeper? babs for bookkeepers podcast Jun 27, 2022

 


 

In this episode, I’m diving into what service-based solopreneurs are and what types of examples there are in the industry. This is my favorite industry to serve, and I want to talk about why that is.

 


 

What’s a Service-Based Solopreneur?

You are...

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Building a Bookkeeping Business to Live the Life of Her Dreams: A Conversation with Lourdes babs for bookkeepers libby podcast Jun 13, 2022

 


 

Today I’m joined by a special guest - a student of BABs and Libby. Lourdes Auquilla is a highly motivated college student who’s already started her own bookkeeping business. She brought her unique perspective to the latest episode of the podcast, and I’m...
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What Do Bookkeeping Clients Struggle With & How Can You Help? babs for bookkeepers libby podcast Jun 06, 2022

 


 

This post is a little bit different, as I’m recapping a run-through I did of some responses I received on a bookkeeping client lead form. This focuses on what clients struggle with on the numbers side of their business, and I went through 141 of these inquiries to see what...

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How to Make $10K a Month in Your Bookkeeping Business With Your Dream Team babs for bookkeepers libby podcast Apr 11, 2022

 


 

We’re all in it to make a living, right? Well, that’s why I want to talk about something related to your income in today’s post. Here, I’ll break down how to make $10,000 of monthly profit in your bookkeeping business while employing a team. 

In...

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How One Libby™ Student Built a Successful Bookkeeping Business as a Stay at Home Mom babs for bookkeepers libby podcast Mar 21, 2022

 


 

In today’s post, I’m recapping my conversation with LoriAnn, who is a virtual bookkeeper and the CFO of The Creative Entrepreneur. She also started working with me through taking the BOB (now Libby) program, and she shares a lot about how that has affected her...

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How to Look Beyond the Price When Investing in Your Future & Your Business babs for bookkeepers libby podcast Feb 28, 2022

 


 

This post is going to be shorter than usual, but that doesn’t mean it’s just as valuable! I was struck with inspiration to record a podcast about this topic, and this post accompanies the episode. Here, I talk about something I have been thinking about - conscious...

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BABs & BOB Program Alumna Lisa Kinser: A Conversation on Quitting Your 9 to 5 babs for bookkeepers libby podcast Feb 21, 2022

 


 

I’m so excited that in my most recent podcast episode, I was joined by Lisa Kinser. Lisa is the owner of Simply Booked - Modern Bookkeeping. She’s also the mom of two spunky little girls, Oklahoma born and raised, loves boba tea, sleeping in, data analysis, and...

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Finding Balance as a Busy Working Mom: What Your Boss Doesn't Want You to Know About Bookkeeping babs for bookkeepers podcast Feb 14, 2022

 


 

Do you want to be let in on a secret that your boss doesn’t want you to know about bookkeeping? Of course you do! Lucky for you - I’m here to clue you in!

In today’s post, I’m spilling the secret and talking about the freedoms my business has provided me...

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Bookkeeping Solo: How to Build Confidence at Work & Branch Out on Your Own babs for bookkeepers podcast Jan 10, 2022

 


 

I love making my living for myself; the freedom and flexibility it affords me is the ultimate benefit. It’s why apart from doing clients’ books, I also create and teach the programs I offer. Everyone who wants it should have a way to achieve what I have. 

One of...

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The Art of Small Business Bookkeeping: How to Evolve, Grow, and Believe in the Work You Do with Kelly Wigington babs for bookkeepers podcast Dec 27, 2021

 


 

I’m excited for you to listen to this episode of Profits + Prosecco Podcast! During this episode I was lucky enough to be joined by a very special guest & participant in my Become a Bookkeeper program, Kelly Wigington.

Kelly is the owner of Summer Dove Bookkeeping,...

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Is It Possible for a College Student to Start a Successful Bookkeeping Business? babs for bookkeepers podcast Dec 06, 2021

 


 

I’m excited for you to listen to this episode of Profits + Prosecco Podcast! I’m getting into what I would do differently in college knowing what I know now about bookkeeping. Taking a look back at my college experience, I’m sharing what I would change if I...

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11 Signs That You Could Become a Successful Bookkeeper babs for bookkeepers podcast Nov 29, 2021

 


 

If you've ever wondered if you have what it takes to be a good bookkeeper, then this post is definitely for you. I'm going to be running through 11 signs that you might make a good bookkeeper.

But before we dive right in, welcome to the Profits + Prosecco Podcast! I’m your...

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How to Make Money as a Stay-at-Home Mom & Never Join an MLM babs for bookkeepers libby podcast Nov 01, 2021

 


 

In this episode of Profits + Prosecco Podcast, we're going to get a little more technical than usual. I’m going to be talking all about how to run a very lean bookkeeping business that profits around $2,500 a month WITHOUT sacrificing your entire life. For all my...

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Do You Need to Prepare Taxes to Have a Successful Bookkeeping Business? babs for bookkeepers libby podcast Oct 04, 2021

 


 

In this episode of Profits + Prosecco Podcast, I am going to be talking about having a successful bookkeeping business without having all the knowledge in the world about taxes. A common belief I hear from people thinking of starting bookkeeping is that they need to do both...

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3 Skills You Need to Start a Successful Bookkeeping Business (& How to Learn Them) babs for bookkeepers podcast Sep 27, 2021

 


 

In this episode of Profits + Prosecco Podcast, I am going to be talking all about the basic skills you need to start a bookkeeping business. There are three foundational things that are a must-have to become a successful bookkeeper. If becoming a part of this industry is one of...

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How to Ditch the Corporate World and Start a Bookkeeping Business with BOB babs for bookkeepers libby podcast Sep 13, 2021

 


 

In this episode of Profits + Prosecco Podcast, I am joined by Megan Evans, who is an active member of BOB (Booked Out Bookkeeper). Today, we’re going to be talking all about her experience in BOB and what you need to know before coming into this program. Stay tuned to hear...

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Bookkeepers and Aspiring Bookkeepers: How to Work Efficiently and Serve More Clients With Xero babs for bookkeepers podcast tech Aug 16, 2021

 


 

In this episode of Profits + Prosecco Podcast, I am going to be breaking down why Xero is perfect for bookkeepers and how you can potentially serve more clients when using it. I’ll be sharing all the reasons why I love Xero and the perks that come along with it, so stay...

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The Rewards and Benefits of Becoming a Bookkeeper with Serena Shoup babs for bookkeepers podcast May 23, 2021

 


 

In this episode of Profits + Prosecco Podcast, I am sharing a previous conversation I had with Serena Shoup on her Facebook Live. We dive into all things bookkeeping, the journey to becoming one, as well as a bit more insight on my Become a Bookkeeper™ program. Serena is a...

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Growing a Successful Bookkeeping Business: Do You Really Need to Have a CPA? babs for bookkeepers libby podcast Apr 12, 2021

 


In this episode of Profits + Prosecco Podcast, I am going to dive into one of the MOST asked questions I get. That question is if you need to have a CPA in order to start a bookkeeping business. I have a lot of members in my Booked out Bookkeeper program that do have a CPA, but...

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