HOW TO START A BOOKKEEPING SERVICE




Many people dislike doing bookkeeping is good news for anyone who enjoys bookkeeping.
Great business need.
Business does not need to hire full time employees, benefits, payroll taxes etc.
If you need training many colleges offer courses.
·                                 The U.S. Department of Agriculture Graduate School offers distance learning courses in accounting. Call (888) 744-4723 for more information.
·                                 Accountant Julie A. Mucha has distilled her experience into print and e-book form in the book How to Open Your Own In-Home Bookkeeping Service.

Discussion Group Offering Advice on Promoting Your Service MUST READ


Using Linkedin to Promote Your Service

Using Hootsuite Social Media Marketing Video


Bookkeeping Service PDF


Bookkeeper Business Card Selection
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Start-up costs in this field are minimal, and most independent bookkeepers charge between $25 and $40 an hour.
How to promote your bookkeeping services.  Google Search
Note on the search listing services come up high.  Make sure you have testimonials


Robert Half Temp Agency- Provide Bookkeepers

Kelly Services AgencyProvide Bookkeepers
  


Bench Agency-Provide Bookkeepers


GoDaddy BookkeepingProgram Video Introduction
Monthly Fee - $8.34 a month

Pros 
GoDaddy Bookkeeping supports most popular banks and other online services such as PayPal, Shoeboxed, Etsy, Amazon Seller Central and eBay.

Cons 
This online bookkeeping service does not manage inventory, projects, multiple tax rates or payroll. In addition, GoDaddy provides few integrated add-ons for creating a more complete solution.

The Verdict:
 This is a simple-to-use, streamlined online bookkeeping service. It can create invoices and estimates easily; however, it provides few tools for managing inventornty

Spreadsheet form for simple profit and loss - plus inventory control
Open with Excel - Good only for someone experienced with excel.