Janet LeBlanc, the founder Paper + Spark, offers easy online bookkeeping solutions to makers and creative entrepreneurs. Janet, a certified public accountant, also makes jewelry and stationary products that she sells on Etsy. Once her follow Etsy store owners found out she was an accountant, they started reaching out for bookkeeping and accounting tips.
Janet saw a need and created her first iteration of the Etsy Seller Spreadsheet, 2015. Her goal was to help creative entrepreneurs become more confident and less confused about the financial side of running a business. Janet’s bookkeeping solutions offer educational content, tools, and spreadsheet templates for makers. As an accountant and spreadsheet nerd, she loves creating tools + resources to help creatives achieve financial success in their biz or personal life.
Janet’s spreadsheets are made specifically for entrepreneurs who don’t have the budget to hire a bookkeeper but still need a comprehensive accounting and bookkeeping solution. In this episode, we talk about the four common mistakes new entrepreneurs make when it comes to the tax and accounting of their business and we walk through how Janet’s spreadsheets help to fix all of those mistakes.
Janet’s spreadsheets include:
- options for Shopify, Etsy, Square or Paypal;
- pre-written formulas that capture essential numbers for monitoring your business;
- Sales tax calculation based on your state;
- a video tutorial that walks you through how to copy and paste your reports from your sales platform; and
- a makers’ inventory and pricing spreadsheet that helps you incorporate all of the expenses into making your product.
Whether your sale’s platform is Shopify, Etsy, Square or Paypal, Janet’s got you covered. These magnificent spreadsheets start at a whopping $36! So head over to Paper + Spark and get your life!
You can find Janet on Instagram at @paperandspark.
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