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Bookkeeping: Step by Step Guide to Bookkeeping Principles & Basic Bookkeeping for Small Business

Narrated by: Cliff Weldon
Length: 1 hr and 28 mins
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Publisher's Summary

Learn the principles of bookkeeping for small business....

Accurate bookkeeping is so essential when it comes to your business. It ensures you know the exact financial situation of your business so you can make the best decisions about how to make it into the future. But many new business owners don’t know the details of handling their own bookkeeping.

This guide has all the tips you need to help you get a good handle on your bookkeeping so you can keep your finances in order, and it can even help you when it’s tax time!

In this guide, we are going to talk about everything you need to know to get started with your small-business bookkeeping. 

Some of the topics that will be discussed include:

  • The basics of bookkeeping
  • Some of the most important financial statements to help you run your business
  • The different bookkeeping methods
  • How to prepare for taxes at the end of the year
  • Handling the assets, liabilities, and owner’s equity
  • The different types of ledgers you can use for bookkeeping
  • The importance of depreciation on products and equipment you use in your business and how to calculate this
  • Some of the best bookkeeping tips you should use to help you get ahead
  • And more

If you are ready to take control over your own bookkeeping or you are starting up a new small business, get your copy of this guidebook today to help you get started!

©2018 Mark Smith (P)2018 Mark Smith

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  • queen
  • 07-11-2018

Well written

This is a well written and logically laid out book. It contains tons of useful information and examples. I am glad I purchased this as I can see myself referring to it a lot as I set up my bookkeeping practice.

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  • Riswana
  • 07-11-2018

RECOMMENDED.........

This is the first edition, there is a lot to read here. It is essentially for the beginners. I'm glad I was able to listen to the book very early to know the fundamentals of accounting. Otherwise, I could have face lose in my business.

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  • ankitha
  • 07-11-2018

Helpful and easy to understand

Accounting for any business, a quick start guide is exactly that. It is a beginner welcoming guide to support those who are just starting out or planning to start a business.

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  • saji
  • 07-11-2018

Audible of the year, love it.

If you are thinking about starting your own business I would get this book as it will deliver supportive information as well as a glossary of terms, a note section and a helpful section to practice problems and take a quiz to see how well you retained the information.

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  • Hannah
  • 07-11-2018

Enjoyed listening to this good book.

I enjoyed reading the book and the company was very helpful and prompt. The reason why I gave it 4 stars instead of 5 because I wished that the Author would have added examples. But, it was interesting and brought out good points on what you should know about small business

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  • catherine
  • 05-11-2018

It will help me

I have yet to put the info learned to use, but-WOW! It seems I always find the right book at the right time! Having just started an LLC, I've been, shall we say, LOST! This is exactly what I needed to get me in the right direction!

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  • brittany
  • 05-11-2018

great guide for all

Great guide to accounting for beginners. The book contains some good advice and get you started on the right path. It will not cover everything you need to know about accounting but it is a good starting point.

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  • shireen
  • 05-11-2018

Good For Your Business

If you own a small business, are planning on starting one, or are interested in the subject, you need this book for the accounting aspect. This book will inform you well and open your eyes.

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  • rabhia
  • 05-11-2018

A Great Resourse

This book is a great resource for anyone wanting to know more about accounting as it relates to small businesses. It really walks you through all of the details and helps you to learn about different types of structures, corporations, small businesses, payroll, and more.

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  • dustain
  • 05-11-2018

Helpful Book

I am not a small business owner, but I did find this book to be interesting and also helpful to understand how the financial side of small businesses run.

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  • ankitha
  • 09-11-2018

This covers everything.

Good. Excellent for beginners. A lot of this info is online, but it is nice to have it all in one place.

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  • irin
  • 09-11-2018

Just what i needed!

The author does a great job of explaining many financial terms and methods. Very easy to understand for all audiences.

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  • jaksen
  • 09-11-2018

A fantastic book.

An amazing way how to be able to do the business and be ok with the numbers Highly recommended. Thank you.

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  • Hugo
  • 09-11-2018

GREAT BOOK FOR SMALL BIZ OWNERS

Dawn covers a wide range of topics I need to focus on while operting my small business. She clearly defines financial terms & practicesand uses lots of easy-to-understand examples to help her readers (and listeners) grasp semi-complicated bookkeeping terms.
I am generally terrible with numbers and will be seeking a part-time bookkeeper to help me with my earnings and taxes, but this book gives me great advice on what questions to ask a bookkeeper before shelling out my money.

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  • Mthujan
  • 09-11-2018

A Must Read

I found this book packed with information that is necessary for running a small business. Like the book says, you don't have to be a CPA to run a business but you do need to understand your numbers. This book really helped me understand my numbers and how they affect my business.

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  • meenachi
  • 09-11-2018

More Ready.

I am more ready now to start my small business I bought this book because of the name numbers are not my strong suit so the name spoke out to me. I enjoyed the stories and the person who read the book they did a very good job I would highly recommend this book I feel more secure about moving forward in business thank you for the information.

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  • belinda
  • 09-11-2018

We highly recommend this book

the audible book and e-book full of tips and information to improve your view of how to read your balance sheet, cash flow statement, and net flow statement. Once you know that you are able to speak and think accounting. It is your start point if you are looking to be a manager or manage your business.

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  • parvesh
  • 08-11-2018

Business-changer!

I definitely am numberphobic, so this book appealed to me. I am SO GLAD I got it, and am going to get a hard copy to highlight. It has made a huge difference in my business. Always protect your bottom line. Thank you,Mark Smith!

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  • allison
  • 08-11-2018

Best accounting book I have read

The overall clear description of financial statements, break even point and lots of different concepts that many books make overly confusing I found it while searching the audible app. Great voice and clear articulation

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  • gavin
  • 06-11-2018

Its worthy

It was a nice audible book. I had read some of this book before so I already know about the topic but this one clearly the far best.