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Davina Ward

Davina Ward

Expert Analyst & Reviewer
A New York native, Davina earned her BA in English from SUNY Geneseo in 2018. After graduating, she began her career as a freelance writing generalist before finding a niche writing about SaaS. Davina unironically enjoys testing and reviewing software on her free time but otherwise can be found oscillating between hobbies every few weeks or so — most recently, longboarding.
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Gusto payroll

How To Process Gusto Payroll in 5 Steps

The great thing about learning how to use Gusto is that it’s incredibly easy to use, regardless of your experience level with running payroll. However, that’s just the tip of the iceberg. Getting the most out of Gusto’s platform starts with understanding all it has to offer.

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Jan 26, 2022 Filed under: Payroll

What To Do When A Client Doesn’t Pay

With the US’s debt collection industry accruing an annual revenue of about $13.4 billion, it’s safe to say that non-paying customers are a fairly common occurrence in the business realm. However, before you send your customer accounts to collections and wash your hands of the matter, make sure you have exhausted all viable means of contact and collection with the customer.

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Jan 20, 2022 Filed under: Accounting, Bookkeeping, Invoicing

What Is Hazard Pay & Should You Be Paying It?

Should you offer hazard pay? The COVID-19 pandemic brought the issue of hazard pay into the public spotlight and spurred many local governments to action, with hazard pay ordinances popping up in 49 states. Find out how and when hazard pay is appropriate, and see if it’s required in your local area.

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Oct 27, 2021 Filed under: Payroll

How To Use Square Payroll In 5 Steps

Square Payroll is full-service payroll software for businesses of all sizes. The software offers robust payroll automation and tools that will save your business time when it comes to paying employees and contractors. This guide will walk you through the process of running payroll with Square Payroll.

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Oct 19, 2021 Filed under: Payroll

15 Xero Integrations To Help You Run Your Business

Xero boasts an app store with over 1,000 software integrations that allow businesses to use multiple pieces of software together. Unfortunately, that’s 1,000 software integrations too many when you’re trying to find the right software for your business. You’re in luck, though; this guide provides a great starting place for small businesses looking for software platforms that integrate with Xero.

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Oct 8, 2021 Filed under: Accounting, Bookkeeping, Invoicing

How To Create A Business Invoice

The prospect of drafting your first business invoice can be daunting. After all, it’s the document that helps ensure that your business is paid the money it’s owed. Moreover, invoicing mistakes can cause payment delays and lots of headaches. Fortunately, mastering invoicing isn’t a herculean task. Sending out a complete professional invoice simply requires attention to detail and a solid template.

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Sep 23, 2021 Filed under: Accounting, Bookkeeping, Invoicing
Roll by ADP

Roll By ADP Payroll Review

Roll by ADP payroll appeals to the texting and low-maintenance generation of small business owners who find even basic payroll software a little too cumbersome or unnecessary. AI-based software is undoubtedly the wave of the future, but this particular payroll option still has some wrinkles to iron out.

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Jun 9, 2022 Filed under: Payroll Services & Software Reviews

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