For an entrepreneur, managing the back office covers a lot of ground. Back office tasks include accounting and bookkeeping, hiring and outsourcing, managing projects and productivity, and handling business operations ranging from appointment scheduling to invoicing and inventory management.
This collection of resources can make managing the back office a bit easier — and empower you to position your small business for growth.
Guide to managing the back office
- Accounting and Bookkeeping.
- Hiring and Outsourcing.
- Productivity and Project Management.
- Business Operations.
- Tools and Tips.
It’s important to keep your back office running smoothly through each phase of your business’s growth.
For many entrepreneurs, accounting and bookkeeping are among the least favorite yet most important back office management tasks.
If you need some help, learn the difference between hiring an accountant versus a bookkeeper. Taking the DIY route? Get a checklist to help keep track of small business bookkeeping tasks. And gain insight into filing quarterly estimated taxes.
Your time is one of your most valuable assets. Explore how hiring a virtual assistant and/or a social media manager can free you up to focus on what you do best … and take your business to the next level. In fact, outsourcing a number of back office tasks might be a smart growth strategy for your small business.
Our guide can help you get started.
Looking to boost productivity? Get to know bullet journaling and the Pomodoro Technique.
Need to keep projects running smoothly? Check out five project management steps that can keep your initiatives on track, in addition to task management software to streamline processes.
Keep your business operations in tip-top shape with our in-depth guide for inventory management, best practices for managing customer data, top choices for invoicing software and more.
Discover a plethora of tech tools that can make managing the back office simpler — from project management software to the Internet of Things.
Whether you’re just starting your venture or your small business is already up and running, our resource collection for back office management is here to help you to grow your business efficiently and successfully.
You’ve got this.