Crystalynn Shelton

Adjunct Instructor

Crystalynn Shelton

Crystalynn Shelton is a senior staff writer at Fit Small Business focusing on small business bookkeeping, accounting, and tax content. She is also an Adjunct Instructor at UCLA Extension where—for ten years—she has taught hundreds of small business owners how to set up and manage their books. Crystalynn is also a CPA, and Intuit ProAdvisor where Crystalynn specializes in QuickBooks consulting and training. Prior to joining Fit Small Business, Crystalynn was a Senior Learning Specialist at Intuit for three years and ran her own small QuickBooks consulting business.

As a writer, Crystalynn is credited in other publications like Travel Wire News, and the CorpNet blog. Her expertise has also been featured by sources like Merchant MaverickXero, and American Express.

Crystalynn is the author of Fit Small Business’ comprehensive QuickBooks Training Guide.

When Crystalynn isn’t writing or teaching, she enjoys rollerblading in Venice Beach and reading a good book.

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How to Become a QuickBooks ProAdvisor

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QuickBooks ProAdvisors consist of bookkeepers and accountants who have the knowledge and expertise to setup and manage small businesses who use QuickBooks accounting software. Check out our article on How to Become a QuickBooks ProAdvisor to learn how to become …

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Bookkeeper Salary: Full Charge, Certified, Part-Time

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Curious about your earning potential as a bookkeeper? According to the Bureau of Labor Statistics, the average bookkeeper salary is $18.87 per hour, which is $39,270 per year. Keep in mind that factors such as geographic location, education, and work …

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How To Get Bookkeeping Clients

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One of the areas that new freelance bookkeepers struggle with is How To Get Bookkeeping Clients. The key is knowing where to start which is why we have broken down this process into four easy steps. The four steps to …

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How to Become a Certified Bookkeeper

How to Become a Certified Bookkeeper

Thinking about becoming a bookkeeper but not sure where to start? Like most professions, becoming a certified bookkeeper can give you a serious edge over the competition. There are several great bookkeeper certification programs available, including the UCLA bookkeeper certification …

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How To Start A Bookkeeping Business

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Are you thinking about becoming a freelance bookkeeper but don’t know where to start? It’s easy to get overwhelmed, which is why we have broken down the process into eight easy steps. This process begins by getting certified as …

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