51: Why you need to get comfy with your numbers with Erika Millard Bookkeeping

Erika Millard on Empowering Small Business Owners through Bookkeeping

In this episode, I’m joined by Erika Millard, a bookkeeping coach with a passion for empowering female entrepreneurs. She’s here to share her unique coaching services and insights into the world of small business bookkeeping. You’ll learn why you need to understand bookkeeping for your small business and how to get started tracking your expenses and income to make better decisions. 

Erika believes in the value of entrepreneurs starting with their own bookkeeping to grasp the basics and understand daily transactions better. She’ll break down the differences between accounting and bookkeeping, underlining the importance of keeping your financial records accurate and organized for making informed business decisions.

But it’s not just about numbers; Erika dives into the mindset issues around money that can trip up potential clients. She’s got some valuable thoughts on why QuickBooks is the top-notch software for bookkeeping and how she uses pre-recorded and custom video trainings to support her clients.

 The episode wraps up with Erika sharing some of her favorite resources and the things that are sparking her curiousity and interest in business lately! Be sure to follow Erika and listen to her podcast “Get Comfy With Numbers”

00:00 Introduction and Guest Presentation
00:19 Erika’s Journey into Bookkeeping
01:34 Building a Business Around Family Life
03:31 The Birth of a Bookkeeping Coach
04:30 Understanding Accounting and Bookkeeping
05:44 The Importance of Good Bookkeeping
07:45 Overcoming Roadblocks in Bookkeeping
11:41 DIY vs Hiring a Bookkeeper
14:17 Transitioning to Informed Bookkeeping
17:23 Overcoming the Fear of Numbers
19:33 Erika’s Favorite Resources and Offers
22:10 Lightning Round Questions
25:36 Conclusion and Farewell

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Website: https://erikamillard.com/

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