business efficiency

Tools We Love - AndCo

There are no two ways about it.  Finding time to do your work and hunt up your work all while you manage the details of operating a business can make a gal think twice about the so-called freedoms of being a solo-preneur.  

And while we absolutely exalt the empowerment of working for yourself, we know that to truly feel empowered, you cannot be in perpetual work mode.

Xero Out

Okay, first things first, if you're using the same bank account for your personal account and your business account - STOP. Get a business account and stop mixing your money. 

Whew. Now that's cleared up, let's talk about a robust and affordable online tool for keeping track of the money in your business account. 


professional Accounting software systems

For less than $10 a month, you can have this amazing online accounting software that will keep you on track with invoicing, and payments, and reconciling your accounts. You can code expenses and track mileage. It'll print reports galore.

And if you're not versed in bookkeeping or accounting, fear not.  The interface is intuitive, and even when you're not even sure what you're supposed to be doing, there are enough tutorials, and online help and chats to get you into the swing of it. 

So give it a whirl. You might find those weekly 'money dates' have a brand new zip to them. 

Do the Hustle: THE JILLS 5

Quick 5 minute reads to keep you up to date on trends, tools, and tips for the solo professional.

Who doesn’t love free tools!  Check out Lindsay Craig’s list of online apps and services created to help you run your business more effectively and efficiently. From contract services and invoicing to goal setting and content creation, Lindsay offers up a brief summary of 15 of the latest and greatest to keep you moving forward and growing your biz.