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Profit First is a game-changer for small businesses.

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Profit First is hard work. Here’s why your small business should implement it anyway.

Let’s get this out of the way first – Profit First IS NOT a “set it and forget it” solution. If you’re looking for a hands off solution to your...

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Market your restaurant without breaking the bank.

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Marketing for Restaurants: Where to Start

As a restaurant owner, you know that the BEST marketing is great food and service. For the purposes of this article, we’ll assume that you have that...

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With the right process, converting to QuickBooks Online can be a smooth transition.

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Converting from QuickBooks Desktop to QuickBooks Online: What does the process look like?

So you’re finally making the plunge, after years of using QuickBooks Desktop (QBDT), you’re switching to QuickBooks Online (QBO). That’s a great...

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The right pricing strategies can help you grow your restaurant business.

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Which Restaurant Pricing Strategy Works Best?

Setting menu prices for your restaurant is tough work. While to your customers these prices might feel arbitrary, a good menu will have up to three...

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Avoid common accounting mistakes and take control of your small business.

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Top 3 Small Business Accounting Mistakes (and How to Avoid Them)

Small business accounting mistakes happen, but they happen more often when you don’t have an accountant. Those mistakes are often why we’re coming in...

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Switch to QuickBooks Online and streamline your back office.

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Why your business needs to switch from QuickBooks Desktop to QuickBooks Online ASAP

At Kaizen, QuickBooks Online (QBO) is our preferred accounting platform for our clients. It’s a flexible, powerful software that allows us to map out...

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Is it the right time to change your accountant?

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Why now might be the right time to change your accountant

Changing your accountant might not be the first thing on your mind during the summer. We get it, there are BBQs to go to, vacations to take, and life...

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Discover the importance of online ordering and how it can maximize your revenue streams.

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How to set up online delivery for restaurants in 5 steps

Since the COVID-19 pandemic, online ordering has become an integral part of any restaurant plan. Even traditionally delivery-averse restaurants are...

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Cultivate meaningful customer relationships for your restaurant, increase customer engagement, and create a thriving restaurant community.

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How to Cultivate Customer Relationships for Restaurants

Look, we’re not breaking new ground when we say that customer relationships are the lynchpin of any restaurant. After all, they call it the...

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Menu choices can increase a restaurant's profitability

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The 5 Ways Menu Choices Can Increase Your Restaurant’s Profitability

In our continuing effort to offer value to restaurant owners, we thought we’d take a deeper look at one of the best ways to increase your...

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Discover the difference between bookkeeping and advisory services for your small business accounting needs.

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Bookkeeping vs Advisory Services

For the most part, a tax return or a financial statement will look similar no matter who prepares it. That’s not to say that bookkeeping isn’t...

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modern POS system help simplify restaurant operations

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How to simplify operations and increase profit for restaurants

Last week, we took a look at some ways you can increase profitability for your restaurant. We admit: it’s a lot to digest! We thought we’d take some...

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