43 minutes | Jun 27th 2019

022: Business - Accounting 101 Why I Now Embrace Numbers Instead of Hate Them

This month our topic on the business podcasts is all about knowing the numbers in your business. Now don’t click away or zone out on us! This is foundational information we wished we would have known sooner. In this episode we talk share our own story of failures and mistakes with finances and the basics to help you get started with a much better foundation than we did. We know this is a tough topic for most creative to tackle. Pray and ask God to help you understand and implement what you need to do for your business. You are not in this alone! Links and Resources Mentioned in this Episode: Book: Accounting for the Numberphobic: https://www.amazon.com/Accounting-Numberphobic-Survival-Business-Owners/dp/0814434320/ If you are looking for a local accountant, you can also find recommendations on Dave Ramsey’s website: https://www.daveramsey.com/elp/tax-services The accountants we use: https://www.thebottomlinecpa.com/. The accounting software we use: https://www.xero.com/us/. Most of you can get started with a simple spreadsheet and upgrade to a tool like this as your business grows. Free Challenge: Learn the best time-management hacks for busy creatives and download worksheets to help you for free here: yourcreativeadventure.com/time Free Webinar: Get Paid for Your Passion (10 Ways You Can Increase Your Income as an Artist). Sign up for free here: http://yourcreativeadventure.com/artistincome/ Instrumental music used in the podcast is titled “My Loving Kindness” by Tammy Sorenson. Find out more about her music at http://tammysorenson.com   Want to Go Deeper? We love getting to know our listeners on a deeper level. Join our community of Christian artists in our free private Facebook group here: https://www.facebook.com/groups/yourcreativeadventure/  This is where you can share your artwork, get access to bonus training only available in the group, and share your prayer requests. Our team prays for each of your requests because we not only care about helping you make money as an artist, we truly do care about YOU! Click here to join our community. It’s free! Also, we love to hear your takeaways from each episode. It encourages us to know how God is working in your lives. Take a screenshot of this episode or post a picture of your notes on social media and tag us @yourcreativeadventure and use the hashtag #yourcreativeadventurepodcast. This way we can share some of your takeaways in our Instagram stories as well.   Thank You, You’re the Best! Thank you for listening to this episode of Your Creative Adventure where we believe it is possible to make money as an artist doing what you love while glorifying God through your art. Make sure to you don’t miss any future episodes by subscribing on iTunes. And we have a gift for you! It means the world to us when you take a few moments to post a rating and review on iTunes. As a thank you, we’ll send you our Plan It Day goal-setting worksheets, a $47 value, for free. Woot! Before you submit your review, take a screenshot and send it via email to support@yourcreativeadventure.com and we’ll send you the worksheets. We Believe in You We believe you have been given unique creative gifts and a specific role to play in the kingdom of heaven that will make an impact for eternity. Join us next time as we partner with God to help you take your creative adventure further than you ever imagined.    
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