I learned a lot during my first year of freelancing and being in business for myself. Just as most new business owners, I made a few mistakes along the way. Most of the mistakes were small financial blunders that I probably could have avoided if I thought about them sooner. But, when you’re just starting out in business, there is a lot of trial-and-error going on.
Here are a few of the most important things I learned are best to do before the new year hits so your business finances are ready to go: