Who Should Colorado Springs Businesses Pursue, Existing Customers or New Customers?

Many people in Colorado Springs believe that the easiest customer to “sell” to is a referral customer. And in some ways, they’re right. But in my opinion, the best kind of prospect to sell on your services is one you already have. So, that being the case, it sure does make sense to make an investment in your relationships with … Read More

Kathy BylkasWho Should Colorado Springs Businesses Pursue, Existing Customers or New Customers?

How To Prospect For Sales Effectively And Ethically In Four Steps By Kathy Bylkas

The fall is here, and Labor Day is behind us. Like many of my Colorado Springs business owner clients, chances are good that you might have taken things slower on Monday … but the business never sleeps. You can’t really take a vacation in the same way when you are where the buck stops. Because, well, you don’t want those … Read More

Kathy BylkasHow To Prospect For Sales Effectively And Ethically In Four Steps By Kathy Bylkas

What Are Your Sales Prospects In Colorado Springs Looking For?

With fall right around the corner (you know it’s close when Starbucks rolls out those Pumpkin Spice thingies, as they did this Tuesday), here at Team Your TaxLady, we’ve been already working with our Colorado Springs clients on adjusting to the new tax law, the 20% pass-through deduction, entity analysis, and more. Even more than our specific client work, we’re … Read More

Kathy BylkasWhat Are Your Sales Prospects In Colorado Springs Looking For?

Execution Is Everything When It Comes To The Success Of An Idea For Colorado Springs Small Businesses

We’re digging into the new guidance from the IRS re: the 20% deduction for Qualified Business Income (section 199A), and we’re excited to begin planning around these rules on behalf of our Colorado Springs business owner clients. What the IRS has done is offer more meat to the bones of these provisions, which can be summed up as follows: Essentially, … Read More

Kathy BylkasExecution Is Everything When It Comes To The Success Of An Idea For Colorado Springs Small Businesses

Eight Simple Ways To Add Sales Growth To Your Colorado Springs Business

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More guidance came to us last week from the IRS, and this last round is pretty meaty, as it relates to the 20% deduction for “Qualified Business Income” for passthrough entities. And, as a reminder, Congress passed these tax changes, but it’s up to the IRS to implement them. Executive branch, and all that. It takes some time for the … Read More

Kathy BylkasEight Simple Ways To Add Sales Growth To Your Colorado Springs Business

You Can Easily Fix These Four Financial Mistakes With Competent Colorado Springs Business Accounting Services

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We’re finally getting some guidance from the IRS related to some of the subtleties of the TCJA (i.e. the new tax laws), specifically about the new rules for 100% depreciation of certain equipment in the first year. If you have no earthly idea of what I’m talking about, either you don’t typically deal with capital depreciation in your business … or you … Read More

Kathy BylkasYou Can Easily Fix These Four Financial Mistakes With Competent Colorado Springs Business Accounting Services

An Effective Lead Generation Strategy From One Colorado Springs Business Owner To Another

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You may have heard rumors that the tax code has changed in 2018. This is ESPECIALLY the case for Colorado Springs small businesses, and as such, I have some questions that I would like you to consider — especially if you haven’t had us do anything else for you but prepare a tax return. While we are still waiting on specific … Read More

Kathy BylkasAn Effective Lead Generation Strategy From One Colorado Springs Business Owner To Another

How To Get Your Colorado Springs Prospects To Respond To Your Marketing Messages

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We have a pretty clear choice as Colorado Springs business owners in our current cultural moment. Either we allow all of the media negativity (social and otherwise) to rob us of our focus and drive, through distraction and the agitation of the moment, and our business sort of putters along, maybe dies — or we choose to fight off these enemies of distraction … Read More

Kathy BylkasHow To Get Your Colorado Springs Prospects To Respond To Your Marketing Messages

Key Marketing And Sales Metrics Your Colorado Springs Business Should Track

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It’s a large part of my job to work with Colorado Springs business owners by “picking up the pieces” of their finances, and, unfortunately, it’s often too late to have done any good. And of course, we work with plenty of thriving businesses in Colorado Springs by helping them spot hidden opportunities buried within a mess of data. That’s because … Read More

Kathy BylkasKey Marketing And Sales Metrics Your Colorado Springs Business Should Track

Dear Colorado Springs Business Owner, Let’s Talk Before Tax Season

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In light of the festivities last week surrounding the 4th of July, I asked you a simple question: Are you achieving the independence you want in your Colorado Springs business? But there’s another side to this question that you should consider, and it is this: Have you considered paying yourself more out of your business?  In some cases, it actually might make … Read More

Kathy BylkasDear Colorado Springs Business Owner, Let’s Talk Before Tax Season