finances

Behind the scenes at Wave headquarters: Accounting tool for solopreneurs

Confession: I used to create PDF invoices in Word and email them to clients. We all have those first pancakes in business. Those things that make us cringe when we look back, but we know the experience makes us who we are today. Invoices were definitely a first pancake for me. Wave was the answer for that. I found Wave about 3 years ago, and I started using the bookkeeping side of things right away.

2016 in review: what worked and where I'm headed in 2017

2016 was a really big year for my business. I took a maternity leave, became a Certified ConvertKit Expert and increased my revenue over 2015. I thought I’d tell you what worked last year, and share where I’m headed for 2017. 

But first, let me tell you how I got started - in case you’ve never heard my story: I started freelancing in late 2013 with a few, small projects.

3 Ways I Prepared My Finances for Self-Employment

Launching into self-employment is an intimidating thing. 

In the beginning, I was constantly plagued with worries about whether I was actually good enough; what I would do if I lost a client; and what if the online marketing space suddenly stopped growing.