Top 10 Accounting Terms Every Small Business Owner Should Know

    As a small business owner, you’re not expected to know the ins and outs of accounting…until you are. It isn’t until some kind of financial crisis happens that many small business owners are hit with the hard reality of what they don’t know when it comes to their books. We don’t expect you … Continued

How to Plan a Simple Small Business Budget

Whether you’ve been running your small business for years or you’re an entrepreneur just getting your feet wet, the importance of a small business budget cannot be overstated. You have to learn how to manage money before you can earn (or save!) it. By using this vital tool, you can track cash on hand, small … Continued

4 Accounting Mistakes That Put Your Small Business At Risk

Accounting is one of those tasks that grows with your business. The bigger your business grows, the larger and more complicated accounting tasks become. Managing a company’s finances certainly isn’t to be taken lightly. Many small business owners choose to tackle their own accounting and small business bookkeeping tasks and while some are able to … Continued

6 Accounting Tips For Your (Really Small) Small Business

Before you read on, take a quick guess at how many small business start-ups fail within the first five years. No reading ahead! According to the Small Business Administration, about half of all businesses fail within the first five years. 50% of businesses make it, and 50% don’t. Are you shocked? Maybe feeling a little … Continued

Mazuma’s 3 Year Anniversary

Mazuma is turning 3! And, we’re doing the hula accountant-style over here because we’re celebrating another great year. We couldn’t have done it without you. We started with the idea that small businesses need simple, affordable accounting and because of you and the family, friends and colleagues you’ve referred to us we’ve grown. Thank you … Continued

3 Accounting Mistakes Small Businesses Make

  When you’re juggling the operations of a small business, each task takes its turn at being the number one priority. As you check an item off your to-do list—order supplies, take inventory, create an advertisement, etc.—you’re that much closer to small business success. Your list, however, doesn’t seem to get any shorter. Many small … Continued