The first of every month is something I've become accustomed to ... My phone alert going off at 10 a.m. saying "Business Finances." This alert serves as a reminder for me to open my bank accounts online dedicated to my LLC (business) and download all the activity from the previous month. This act takes about 2-5 minutes depending on if my daughter lets me focus or not. Next, I open QuickBooks Online and go to the banking section. I then import the downloaded files into QuickBooks. From there I match the right categories to everything and … [Read more...] about Business routines: Financials
Photographer Zack Arias, recently released a new ebook entitled, Get to Work. You might've heard Zack and Marco talking about it on the podcast (a great interview by itself). As a photographer knee deep in business development, I thought I’d check it out. While I’ve been operating as a full-time photographer the last couple years, I’ve recently relocated my business to a new state. So the great thing is that I get a fresh start, but the tough part is that I have to start from scratch. Having read some of Zack’s previous books, I knew this one … [Read more...] about eBook Review: Get to Work – Dedpxl Business Primer
One of the considerations of the future of the photo industry is Pension & Welfare for crew members. Historically, this hasn't been on the radar within the photo industry. States are now requiring and enforcing Pension & Welfare for photo productions. This tax liability used to just be reserved for productions like TV, Commercials, and feature films. Pension & Welfare is a private sector employee benefit plan. PWBA directly affects the livelihood of over 150 million people who participate in ERISA-covered plans, and protects the … [Read more...] about Pension and Welfare: Why you need to take notice?