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Profit boost strategies
It’s a free quide you can start implementing today to earn more money! These proven strategies have been used by our clients, who saw significant difference in their businesses after they started to intefrates them into work.
Chart of accounts for contractors
Are you looking for the ways to properly categorize your bank transactions? This chart of accounts will help you implement a better classification system.
Beginner estimating spreadsheet
This EXCEL estimating spreadsheet has enough details to help you develop your own system so you are sure that you are making a profit on each of your projects!
Bookkeeping checklist
Do you wish to stay more organized when it comes to your financials? This checklist will help you remember all the tasks!
Financial statements breakdown
What all these statements even mean and how do they impact your business? If you wish to get the basics of the financial statements you are in the right place!

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Quickbooks Online for contractors and construction businesses | All you need to know
Quickbooks Online for contractors and construction businesses?

You may have heard about it, or you are using it for a while now for your construction business. But there are a lot of hidden gems in Quickbooks Online for contractors that you don’t know about. In this video, I’m sharing some of the features that may be really helpful in growing your construction businesses and keeping your finances under control.
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Save Time, Money, and Pay Yourself More
Welcome to Beyond Books Solutions!

My name is Elizaveta Boals, and I’m the owner of Beyond Books Solutions: Remote bookkeeping and advisory services. We help contractors to save time, money and pay themselves more!

We have years of experience working with construction companies only because we understand how different your industry is from any other.

We will lead you through your finances and make sure that nothing gets lost in it. We will be there to help, to advise, and grow your business!
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Construction accounting | 7 SPECIFIC mistakes you want to avoid in construction accounting
No construction business is perfect. In fact, mistakes are a part of running a business, especially in construction accounting. So how do we make it better? Make sure that you are able to spot these 7 SPECIFIC mistakes that I talk about in this video and fix them in time or even prevent these mistakes in construction accounting from happening.
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BURNOUT| CREATING SYSTEMS AND PROCESSES IN BUSINESS TO AVOID STESS
Burnout among business owners is becoming a significant issue. Often known as the “high achiever” sickness, burnout is a form of chronic stress.

Avoiding burnout is hard, but whenever you feel like you are burned out and ready to give up, it is actually the right time for changes. So what is the first step to the peaceful state of mind in our business? You guessed it right: systems and processes!
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How I started my Online Business | Remote Bookkeeping | Business during pandemic
How I started my online business during the pandemic? Starting a business is often linked to freedom. We all want more time, more money, and the freedom to make our own decisions and be our own bosses. For me, it was all of these and more. Watch the video and let me know if you could relate to any of the reasons why I started my business!
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Importance Of Data | What You Need To Know To Grow Your Business
Have you ever considered the importance of data in your business? How do you run your business? Do you rely on emotions, feelings, and simply winging it? Or do you actually take the time to sit down with your team and analyze the numbers? Data is essential in analyzing all your numbers and growing your business. In this video, I’ll be talking about how important it is to know what you need to grow your business and why DATA matters—, no matter what industry or niche you’re in.
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6 Mistakes in Business to AVOID
No business or business owner is perfect. We all make mistakes in business. Whatever industry we’re in, we are faced with challenges and mistakes that could either make or break us. Today, I want to talk to you about my top 6 startup mistakes to avoid in your construction business. You might be asking, what does a construction accountant like me know about making sure a construction business keeps running? Well, I won’t be sharing these anywhere else, have a look, take notes, and don’t forget to give a thumbs up if you can relate or if you have found this useful!
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Importance of Balance Sheet for Your Business
To ensure that your construction business remains profitable, you can get an idea of how your construction company is doing financially through your balance sheet. Whether you’re running a startup or an established construction business, a balance sheet will give you a snapshot of what assets and liabilities you have right now. The balance Sheet will also help you and your team make sound decisions to ensure your construction business is headed in the right direction.
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Building a strong foundation for construction success: let’s talk numbers
In this video, we are talking about the financial aspects of being in business that will help you in building a strong foundation for construction success.

The only way to know if the price you charge is enough is if you know your numbers. So let’s make sure you know the financial requirements for operating a successful business.
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How Financial Statements Are Useful For Decision Making Purposes
In this video, we are looking into the benefits of having updated financial statements and how financial statements are useful for decision-making purposes.

Financial statements show the current financial health of a business, as well as provide a glimpse into future trends.

Having financial statements is one thing, but knowing what’s in them and how to interpret the data is another. It helps you make informed, strategized, and profit-focused decisions.
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Building a Strong Foundation for a Successful Construction Business
In this video, I am talking about Building a Strong Foundation for a Successful Construction Business. Failing is easy when you make your decisions and goals for granted. And in the construction industry, it’s really important that you stay ahead of the pack, remain profitable, and you’re always finding more ways to make your company invaluable to your customers.

Today we will find out why many construction businesses fail, how to not only survive but thrive, and how a success mindset can help you.
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Financial Foundation for Construction Business
Financial Foundation for Construction Business

I know that building a financial foundation for business is often a challenging aspect for many small construction company owners. The unique nature of the industry, coupled with resource constraints and the constant quest for growth, presents a complex financial puzzle.  But you don’t need to worry, because experts like me come to play (and […]

QuickBooks Online vs. Its Rivals: The Ultimate Showdown for Construction Business Owners

Over the past few years, I’ve been a close ally to construction business owners, and I get this question a lot: “Eliza, which accounting software wins the race?”. My personal favorite is, of course, Quickbooks Online, but I can tell you that there is accounting software that serves well if Quickbooks Online is too big […]

Construction Payment Processes
Construction Payment Processes: A Guide to Healthy Cash Flow

As a remote bookkeeping expert specializing in construction businesses, I understand that managing payment processes in the construction industry can be an intricate web of paperwork, billing, payment terms, and conditions.  It can get very complex,  often characterized by unique challenges that could potentially disrupt your cash flow.  But let me assure you that a […]

Digital in construction
Digital in Construction: Unveiling the ROI of Modern Tools

Stepping into the Digital Arena Still juggling spreadsheets or, heaven forbid, paper ledgers in the tech age? Welcome to the future, where digital in construction is a NEW NORM. Technology and software don’t just make our jobs easier; they boost ROI, making every penny count. Let’s demystify how these tools can revolutionize financial operations and project […]

How to Labor Cost
How to Labor Cost in Construction: Best Way To Productivity

The Intricate Relationship Between Labor Cost and Productivity In the world of construction, understanding the dynamics of Labor Cost and productivity is a cornerstone to achieving profitability. From my vantage point as a remote bookkeeper serving construction industry leaders, a recurrent theme has often emerged. A significant labor cost does not always signify high productivity. […]

Sustainable Construction
Sustainable Construction and Energy-Efficient Technologies: Cashing In on Green

Today, let’s take a moment to talk about the color green—and no, I’m not just talking about the dollar bills, although they do tie in. We’re diving into sustainable practices in construction, how energy-efficient tech can save you money, and the scoop on green building certifications. Why Sustainable Construction Isn’t Just a Trend, It’s Smart Business  […]

Economic Trends for a Bulletproof Construction Business

I get it—you’d rather focus on what you do best: building awesome structures. But understanding economic trends and market analysis? That’s like reading the blueprints before you start a project. You’ve got to do it! Why You Can’t Afford to Ignore Economic Trends 📈 Imagine you specialize in building high-end condos, and all the economic signals—like […]

Economic Trends in Construction
Economic Trends in Construction: Navigating the Waves

Ever been to the beach and tried to predict the next wave? Sometimes you nail it, other times you’re left soaking wet. Well, economic trends in construction are a lot like those waves. Some are predictable, while others seem to come out of nowhere. But imagine if you had a trusty sidekick (like your favorite […]

Subcontractor and Vendor Management
Subcontractor and Vendor Management: Building a Dream Team!

Imagine being the coach of a top-tier football team. Now, swap out those players with subcontractors and vendors.  Sounds unusual, right? But managing your business relationships isn’t that different from managing a sports team. Both require strategy, negotiation skills, and an eagle eye for detail. Let me tell you exactly how this works in the […]

Construction Equipment
Construction Equipment: Smart Management of Your Assets

The Value Behind Managing Your Construction Equipment In the dynamic world of construction, your equipment isn’t just a tool for the job – it’s an investment. Properly accounting for and managing these investments ensures they retain value over time. Think of it this way: every crane, bulldozer, and truck you own has the potential to […]