I get it, you want to use spreadsheets to do the bookkeeping for your creative or handmade biz. But spreadsheets were NOT designed to replace a real bookkeeping & accounting program.
You’ve probably heard how easy spreadsheets are to use – they are, BUT not when it comes to bookkeeping.
You have a Google account, Google Sheets is FREE! Sure, who can resist free……
Excel and Google Sheets are great for:
- making lists
- creating planners
- keeping track of your blog content
- planning your blog content
- keeping track of mileage
- keeping track of the cost for each item you make
- and a whole slew of other things
But when it comes to keeping track of:
- cost of goods sold/cost of sales
- and more
Excel and Google Sheets fail miserably.
Unless of course you LIKE to enter the same dollar amounts in multiple spreadsheets, multiple times a month!
If you don’t like entering the same dollar amounts in multiple sheets, multiple times a month – it’s little wonder that YOU HATE BOOKKEEPING!
But, if you are absolutely certain that spreadsheets are the way you to do the bookkeeping for your creative biz, this section provides you tips, tricks and techniques to make them work for you….to a point.