Category Archives: Business/Growth

Creating Cashflow During the SAG/AFTRA Strike

Generate Income

10 ways actors can generate income during challenging times For actors, the idea of a union strike can be daunting—bringing with it the temporary halt in their regular income and career momentum. However, with a bit of resourcefulness and creativity, there are several avenues actors can explore to generate income and stay engaged with their […]

Can someone just explain what profit exactly is?

Boost Business Profit

(Read Time: 7 mins) Here’s a simple explanation of what “profit” means (and two ways to increase it.) Right, we’re covering this one for two reasons.  Firstly, we hate it when clients feel uncomfortable asking us a question they think they should know the answer to. Terms like revenue, profit and bottom line all come […]

Success Story: Jess Larson PWWB, Foodie, Blogger, and Influencer

Jess Larson PWWB

Jess built her food blog from the ground up and turned it into an empire. Here’s how she did it. Putting the right systems in place took her content creation business to the next level. Jess Larson is the example of how it’s possible to turn a passion into a successful business. As the owner […]

I’m transitioning my accounting to Revel. What’s it like?

Switching to Revel

  We’re glad you asked. Hey, switching to a new accountant is a big thing. We know you’ve got a busy schedule. You’re putting your talents and long hours into building an empire and change just ain’t easy.  Let’s look at what to expect when you move your accounting to us. We start new clients […]

What does the IRS count as taxable content creator income?

Taxable Income for Content Creators

There are so many avenues of income available to influencers and online creators these days and we only expect that list to grow. On the one hand, it’s cool because it means you’ll never be entirely dependent on one line of income. If one drops out, you’ve got other methods you can turn to. But […]

I’m a social media influencer. What can I write off as an expense to my business?

  As a content creator or social media influencer, you’re living in the wild west when it comes to tax deductions. It’s more important for you than the typical business owner to be specific and have reasoning behind your write-offs. There is no one comprehensive list of all possible deductions—it’s a conceptual framework. But when […]

Does becoming an S Corp make sense for my business?

s corp

Somewhere along your entrepreneurial journey you may have asked yourself the question: does becoming an S Corp make sense for my creative business? Oftentimes, electing to become an S Corp is sold as a clever way to save on taxes and who doesn’t want to save on taxes? This aspect alone can make being an […]

How do I plan for taxes as a content creator or influencer?

influencer tax planning

You probably thought the most difficult part of becoming a content creator was going to be generating enough quality content to keep your audience engaged and growing.  Then you thought about taxes. There’s so little information out there about how to plan for the taxes that go along with being a content creator or influencer–and […]

What’s the next step when likes and engagement starts turning into significant brand deals?

influencer

As an online creative, you’re no stranger to seeing rapid growth. When it comes to gaining likes and followers your content is making waves, bringing in over $500k a year. It’s turning into a serious, viable business with brands knocking at your door offering five figures for a single brand partnership deal. This sudden growth […]