The tech I can’t live without.
Believe us when we say – we’ve tried everything when it comes to back-end software. This is our hall of fame, the must-have apps we use for every single client. Google Apps – email, file sharing, calendars Trello – project management TSheets – time tracking Gusto – payroll Quickbooks Online – accounting HubDoc – digital filing Let’s get down to business. […]
Do you find yourself writing the same damn emails and texts on your phone over and over? Check out Crisp.
We just downloaded Crisp for $1.99 from iTunes and are LOVING it. It adds a keyboard to your phone that allows you to store template emails and texts and easily paste them from inside the native iPhone mail and messaging clients. This saves us tons of time managing operations for Loft227, a boutique event space where leads […]
The necessary evil of spreadsheets: 4 easy Excel tips for database management that save HOURS of time.
Here at the Hustle, we often help our clients move away from spreadsheets – there is almost always a free software application that just gets the job done faster and easier. But spreadsheets can be a great way, and sometimes the only way, to migrate data from one system to another. We’ve been working with […]
Do you pay independent contractors? The IRS and labor departments are lovin’ them some audits right now.
In the new economy, nearly 1 in 3 people are working as independent contractors, and the number is growing. Worker misclassification has become a hot issue for the IRS and state labor agencies because many entrepreneurs and small businesses apply the wrong standards when determining whether they can pay someone as independent contractor. Labor audits are increasingly […]
The technology you need to make your film shoots and theatrical productions lean and adaptable.
We love applying our brand of mobile, hi-tech, no-bullshit operations support to a production. The standard model of theater and film production is paper-based, slow-moving and time-heavy. We create an entirely virtual workspace for our team using free software applications, allowing them to work from their smartphones any time of the day. The Hustle can support your creative projects with entirely […]
Freelancers: should you be paying estimated taxes?
Anyone making income that has not had tax withheld should check to see if they need to be making estimated tax payments.
Entrepreneurs, tax season is nigh; are you ready?
If you were working with Hustle Creative, your tax prep would be nearly complete by now. Check out our services below and get in touch to see how we can make your financial life a breeze. BASIC –$150/month. Great for part-time businesses, individuals, and start-ups. Save money by capturing expenses and income throughout the year […]
Top Five Bookkeeping Mistakes Made By Small Business Owners
Hey hustlers – if you are a seasoned entrepreneur, you know that good bookkeeping is at the heart of your business’ success. Check out these ten things that most business owners are doing wrong and shortcut your way to saving money and reducing your risk: Improper classification of employees. This is the big one, folks. State […]
Lucky 13: Bloody Mary picked up for Rugged Phoenix Underground Film Festival
Can’t stop, won’t stop: Bloody Mary is a hit on the independent short film circuit, picking up it’s 13th festival (and second in Arizona) with entry in the Rugged Phoenix Underground Film Festival taking place Oct 23-24th. Stay tuned to see if we win one of the categories!
Bloody Mary KICKING ASS AND TAKING NAMES
Bloody Mary was just picked up for it’s 11th and 12th film festival! We have been seen dang near all corners of the globe: The Ottawa Spookshow and Fantastic Film Festival (Canadian premiere!) The Scare-A-Con Film Festival in Liverpool, NY. The Sydney Underground Film Festival (Australian premiere!) TheMacabre Faire Film Fest in Hauppauge, Long Island. The Lower East Side Film […]