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    Marginal Revenue Vs. Marginal Analysis For Construction Equipment

    Posted by Randal DeHart on Wed, Nov 30, 2011

    Marginal Revenue Vs. Marginal Cost

    Every Day You Are - Presented With ways to spend your hard earned money and the key strategy is to put your money to work where it will earn you more money.

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    Topics: Marginal Revenue verses Marginal Cost, Bookkeeper Fully Burdened Labor Rate

    Upgrading Construction Company Tools And Equipment

    Posted by Sharie DeHart on Wed, Nov 30, 2011

    Are You Upgrading Your Equipment Now Or Later? 

    Black Friday followed by Cyber Monday was the day for SHOPPING. The real question is what equipment is on your business shopping list. It is all a question of your budget, income, cash flow, profit & loss and Taxes.

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    Topics: Construction Strategy, Upgrading Construction Tools And Equipment, Business Process Management For Contractors, Section 179, BPM

    Guest Bloggers For Construction Owner's Support Website

    Posted by Randal DeHart on Wed, Nov 30, 2011

    Guest Bloggers

    Are You Interested In Being A Guest Blogger?

    Are You A Contractor With Something To Say?

    We Are Looking - For you to share tricks, tips and stories about construction that can help your brothers and sisters in the construction industry to earn a decent living; and for the especially brave souls to earn an obscene amount of money because they are the people who create jobs and power the economy.

    There Are A Lot Of - Things, ideas, ways stuff gets done and a lot of it is fast and easy for you; so much so that you don't even think about it. That is what we want you to share.

    Givers Gain - The Rising Tide Raises All Ships so when you share something, not any of your trade secrets that make you money, just the little tips and tricks you have learned you will gain something in return. The Universe is always in balance and It will make sure you are rewarded. I do not understand how this happens; all I know is that it just does.

    Perhaps From - Your time spent working on construction sites, being around contractors and construction workers, selling products and services to contractors you have picked up a tidbit of information, a trick, a tip or a collection of stories you can share.

    Maybe You Are - An insurance agent, commercial banker, lender, attorney or an annual tax return preparer who provides professional services to construction business owners with tricks, tips and stories to share.

    If You Need Help - Putting your thoughts into words contact us and we may be able to do a phone interview 206-361-3950 and help you.

    This Is One Of - The fastest growing websites on the planet and it is rapidly becoming a resource for construction business owners. Check it out for yourself on Alexa. We are not sure why this is happening; perhaps it is related to a concept we call Leveling.

    You Are Invited - To participate no matter what your views are on any subject. We may agree or disagree on a variety of subjects and that will be O.K. as long as we agree to respect the men and women of the construction industry and provide value to them on this blog.

    Possible topics to consider as a guest blogger:

    • Estimating software you really love

    • Any software you really love

    • Any tablet, PC, phone, electronic toys

    • Project management tips and tricks

    • Tips and tricks that have helped you

    • Latest news related to construction

    • The biggest hump on the way to success

    • New tool you discovered and want to share

    • The best tool you have and why

    • The smartest person you know

    • The fastest tool in your tool box

    • The easiest tool in your tool box

    • The biggest accomplishment

    • The best book you have ever read

    • The best business success tip

    • The best idea for achieving success

    • The biggest barrier and a solution

    The Purpose Is To Support - Construction business owners and everyone associated with the construction industry to help them run their businesses faster, easier, and simpler and have fun doing it!

    Here Is A Helpful Reference - Guest Posting for blogs at ProBlogger. 

    Some Guidelines To Follow

    • Your post needs to be original which means it cannot be anywhere else on the internet or any published works.

    • You cannot use put is on any other blog, website.

    • You can add one link in the byline at the bottom of the post. 

    Submitting Your Guest Post

    Does Your Post Meet - The guidelines above? E-mail it to Info@fasteasyaccounting.com

    Do You Have Questions? - Call us 206-361-3950 or email sharie@fasteasyaccounting.com

    We Will Respond Within - Two business days and if your post is not right for us, you are obviously free to use it in your own blog or to propose it as a guest post to some other website.

    As construction accountants - We get asked for referrals for goods and services on a regular basis. So if we feel you are someone that may be right for our Trusted Sources page we will contact you for an interview.

    You Might Be Listed - In our Trusted Sources Page and be someone we refer offline as well. Click Here For More Information  We make no promises of referrals or anything else related to this program. It is simply a resource for construction business owners.

    We Serve The Original Industry - We believe the Universe was made by a Builder; He had a Son who was a carpenter, among other things, and we serve the men and women who heed the call to be a part of the greatest industry ever, construction. Regardless of your views on this subject we invite you to participate and join the conversation and have fun!

     

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    About The Author:

    Randal DeHart, PMP, QPA is the co-founder of Business Consulting And Accounting in Lynnwood Washington. He is the leading expert in outsourced construction bookkeeping and accounting services for small construction companies across the USA. He is experienced as a Contractor, Project Management Professional, Construction Accountant, Intuit ProAdvisor, QuickBooks For Contractors Expert and Xero Accounting Specialist. This combination of experience and skill sets provides a unique perspective which allows him to see the world through the eyes of a contractor, Project Manager, Accountant and construction accountant. This quadruple understanding is what sets him apart from other Intuit ProAdvisors and Xero accountants to the benefit of all of the construction contractors he serves across the USA. Visit http://www.fasteasyaccounting.com/randal-dehart/ to learn more.

    Our Co-Founder Randal DeHart - Is a Certified PMP (Project Management Professional) with several years of construction project management experience. His expertise is construction accounting systems engineering and process development. His exhaustive study of several leading experts including the work of Dr. W. Edward Deming, Michael Gerber, Walter A. Shewhart, James Lewis and dozens of others was the foundation upon which our Construction Bookkeeping System is based and continues to evolve and improve. Follow Randal on Google+

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    Topics: Construction Blog Topics, Guest Blogger

    Washington State Contractors - Time To Get 2012 Resale Certificate

    Posted by Sharie DeHart on Tue, Nov 29, 2011

    Contractors Should Use Reseller Permits When Buying Items For Resale

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    Topics: Resale Certificate, Sales Tax, Sales Tax Reports, contractors bookkeeping and accounting

    Remote Desktop Support For QuickBooks Issues

    Posted by Randal DeHart on Mon, Nov 28, 2011

     

    Do You Need QuickBooks Support?

     

    Do You Need QuickBooks Backup?

    • QuickBooks copied onto a CD or flash drive?

    • To get a copy of your QuickBooks from your desktop or laptop to your tax preparer?

    • To get copy of your QuickBooks to us and you are not sure how to do it

    We Make It Simple, Fast And Easy

    • Call Sharie at 206-361-3950

    • sharie@fasteasyaccounting.com

    • Get the support you need from QuickBooks ProAdvisor in Lynnwood Washington!

    We Remove Contractor's Unique Paperwork Frustrations

    For Construction Company Owners who do not need the full power of QuickBooks for contractors and want 24/7 online access we offer Xero Accounting Online and we have custom setup for construction companies. Click Here For More.

    This Is One More Example of how Fast Easy Accounting is helping construction company owners all across the USA including Alaska and Hawaii put more money in the bank to operate and grow your construction company. Construction accounting is not rocket science; it is a lot harder than that and a lot more valuable to people like you so stop missing out! Call Sharie 206-361-3950 or sharie@fasteasyaccounting.com and schedule your no charge one-hour consultation.

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    Profitable Contractors and Construction Company owners have known about the value of outsourced bookkeeping services and contractor coaching services like ours for a long time and now you know about it too! 

    We Scan Your Receipts And Invoices link the appropriate transactions to QuickBooks or Xero Accounting Online depending on the construction accounting service you are using and provide ongoing Cloud Based Contractors Bookkeeping Services by accountants who understand construction.

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    About The Author:

    Randal DeHart, PMP, QPA is the co-founder of Business Consulting And Accounting in Lynnwood Washington. He is the leading expert in outsourced construction bookkeeping and accounting services for small construction companies across the USA. He is experienced as a Contractor, Project Management Professional, Construction Accountant, Intuit ProAdvisor, QuickBooks For Contractors Expert and Xero Accounting Specialist. This combination of experience and skill sets provides a unique perspective which allows him to see the world through the eyes of a contractor, Project Manager, Accountant and construction accountant. This quadruple understanding is what sets him apart from other Intuit ProAdvisors and Xero accountants to the benefit of all of the construction contractors he serves across the USA. Visit http://www.fasteasyaccounting.com/randal-dehart/ to learn more.

    Our Co-Founder Randal DeHart - Is a Certified PMP (Project Management Professional) with several years of construction project management experience. His expertise is construction accounting systems engineering and process development. His exhaustive study of several leading experts including the work of Dr. W. Edward Deming, Michael Gerber, Walter A. Shewhart, James Lewis and dozens of others was the foundation upon which our Construction Bookkeeping System is based and continues to evolve and improve. Check out our Contractor Success Map Podcast on iTunes and Follow Randal on Google+

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    Topics: QuickBooks Remote Desktop Support

    Tips On Upgrading QuickBooks To 2012

    Posted by Randal DeHart on Mon, Nov 28, 2011

    Is It Time To Upgrade Your QuickBooks File?

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    Topics: QuickBooks Upgrade To 2012, QuickBooks Help, Upgrade QuickBooks

    No Long Term Contractor Bookkeeping And Accounting Contracts

    Posted by Randal DeHart on Mon, Nov 28, 2011

    Some Contractors Bookkeeping Service Firms, Freelance Bookkeers And C.P.A firms are pushing one and two year bookkeeping service contracts on their clients. If this is happening to you contact Sharie at 206-361-3950 or email her sharie@FastEasyAccounting.com  right away! You will be glad you did! We offer Flat Rate Pricing - NO Surpirses!

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    Uniform Commercial Code Overview For Construction

    Posted by Randal DeHart on Mon, Nov 28, 2011

    Guest Article By Susan K. Fuller, PLLC Construction Attorney

    IF YOU SELL–OR BUY-GOODS, YOU SHOULD KNOW ABOUT THE UNIFORM COMMERCIAL CODE

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    Topics: Susan K. Fuller, PLLC Construction Attorney

    Every Thanksgiving Day Please Thank Construction Owners And Workers

    Posted by Randal DeHart on Tue, Nov 22, 2011

    Thanksgiving Is A Time - To give thanks for all that we have. Sometimes it seems what we have is not exactly what we want and yet if we are patient and wait a short while we find everything always works out for the best.

     

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    Topics: Thanksgiving 2011, Thanks To Everyone Involved In Construction

    Contractors Liability Insurance Audit Support

    Posted by Sharie DeHart on Tue, Nov 22, 2011

    Your Annual Construction Liability Insurance Audit - Is part of the renewal process. Your   Initial insurance premium is based on an estimate of your gross sales and your payroll to help your insurance company determine the amount of risk your company is exposed too.

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    Topics: Contractors Insurance Audit Help, outsourced construction accounting and bookkeeping

    Managing Toothpaste Caps Before They Grow Into Pet Peeves

    Posted by Sharie DeHart on Mon, Nov 21, 2011

     

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    Topics: Pay Applications, Invoicing, Communication, Business Process Management For Contractors

    Communication Model For Construction Companies

    Posted by Randal DeHart on Sat, Nov 19, 2011

    The Communication Model

    One Key Best Practice - That pays high dividends for all construction companies is to have a communication plan in place as part of their Business Plan

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    Topics: Communication Model, Communication Channel Calculations

    Construction Leadership Styles Compared

    Posted by Randal DeHart on Sat, Nov 19, 2011

    Construction Companies - Operate with two basic leadership styles; wait until an urgent situation occurs and jump up and react like a firefighter only with a chaotic-neurotic twist; or develop business processes that allow the company to respond calmly and direct resources and solutions to the issues like a traffic police officer doing it with ease and grace. No pressure, no worries.

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    Construction Workers Fully Burdened Payroll Costs

    Posted by Randal DeHart on Thu, Nov 17, 2011

    Thinking About Adding Construction Workers To Your Payroll?

    In Some Cases - You may be better off outsourcing to a professional construction labor service like Madden Industrial Craftsmen especially when you consider the cost of a bad hiring decision.

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    Topics: Outsource, Outsourced labor, Outsourced Construction labor, Construction workers costs, Construction, fully burdened labor costs for construction worker, Strategic Planning

    How Leveling Makes Construction Business Owners Wealthy

    Posted by Randal DeHart on Wed, Nov 16, 2011

    As A Construction Business Owner - You deserve to make a lot of money because you add value to people’s lives. You also provide employment for construction workers, material manufacturers, architects, and engineers, permit desks at every city in the nation, cell phone service providers and a whole lot of other people.

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    Maximize Vs. Optimize Which Is Better For Your Construction Company?

    Posted by Randal DeHart on Tue, Nov 15, 2011

    This Is Max's Story - *Max had a construction company in the previous century in the early 2000's and this is a brief recap of some of what he discovered including how the 80/20 Rule applies to his general contracting business.

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    Topics: Strategic Planning, Business Process Management For Contractors, 80 20 Rule, Optimize Vs. Maximize

    Save Money On Income Taxes With A QuickBooks Tune-Up

    Posted by Randal DeHart on Fri, Nov 11, 2011

    Your Income Tax Preparer - Is paid to fill out the tax forms and could not care less if you are paying too much in taxes because your QuickBooks file is a mess.

    Sometimes They Will - Say something to you about how much easier it would be for them if your bookkeeping was in order and all the entries were in the right accounts where they belong.

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    Topics: QuickBooks Tune-Up, Save Money On Income Taxes, QuickBooks For Contractors, QuickBooks, QuickBooks Clean-Up, QuickBooks For Contractors Setup

    Business Process Management (BPM) For Your Construction Company

    Posted by Randal DeHart on Fri, Nov 11, 2011

    How Business Process Management Strategy Can Increase Cash Flow And Profit In Your Construction Company

    Developing A Comprehensive Strategy - For your construction company can be about as much fun as wrestling a pig in the mud because:

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    Meet Your New Bookkeeper

    Posted by Randal DeHart on Wed, Nov 09, 2011

    Meet Your New Office Bookkeeper

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    Topics: Meet Your New Bookkeeper, Professional Bookkeeper, Contractors Bookkeeping, Bookkeeping, Bookkeeping Services, QuickBooks For Contractors, Construction Bookkeeping, QuickBooks, Desktop QuickBooks Online, Bookkeeper

    The Nine Steps To Construction Bookkeeping And Accounting

    Posted by Randal DeHart on Wed, Nov 09, 2011

    Contractors Bookkeeping Services Nine Steps

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    Topics: Nine Steps To Construction Accounting, Bookkeeping Services, QuickBooks For Contractors, Construction Bookkeeping, Business Process Management For Contractors, QuickBooks, Accounting, Bookkeeper

    Construction Terms And Definitions

    Posted by Randal DeHart on Wed, Nov 09, 2011

    Over The Past 30+ Years - I have accumulated a variety of terms to describe the construction industry. Some of them are intended to be funny, some are serious and the rest are entertaining. Please treat them accordingly.

    If You Have - Any others you would like to share please leave a comment below

    80/20 Rule – 80% of a contractor’s wealth and wellbeing comes from 20% of their activities

    24 Hour Bookkeeper - Bookkeeper that sits in your office quietly, no watering, no feeding, available to work around the clock, never wastes company time surfing the web or chatting on cell phone

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    BCG Matrix For Construction Companies

    Posted by Randal DeHart on Wed, Nov 09, 2011

    The BCG Matrix

    Developed By Bruce Henderson - For the Boston Consulting Group in 1968 to help corporations analyze business units or product lines. It helps companies allocate resources and is used as an analytical tool in brand marketing, product management, strategic management.

    BCG Matrix

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    Topics: Strategic Planning, BPM

    Earn Money By Referring Construction Company Owners

    Posted by Randal DeHart on Wed, Nov 02, 2011

    https://www.fasteasyaccounting.com/affiliateWe are Construction Bookkeeping and Accounting - Specialists on a mission to help as many construction companies survive and thrive in this brutal economy as we can so we need your help to reach as many as possible in the coming months and years.

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    Topics: Paid Referrals

    Thinking About Putting A Bookkeeper On Your Payroll?

    Posted by Randal DeHart on Tue, Nov 01, 2011

    You May Think Otherwise - After reading this because it may not seem as good an idea as you first thought. In addition to the costs of advertising, reading a lot of fiction stories (resume's), interviewing candidates (like a brand new car on the showroom floor), job-seekers are the best they will ever be during the interview. After that it is all downhill and the only question is how fast.

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    The General Contractor And His Pattern Interrupt

    Posted by Randal DeHart on Tue, Nov 01, 2011

    *Bohunk Bob - Is one of the best construction business owners I have ever met. He is honest and a man of high integrity. If Bohunk tells you he will do something you can count on him to follow through because he believes in life you either produce reasons or results; and reasons don't count.

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    Topics: Pattern Interrupt, Strategic Planning, General Contractor

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