Operating a small business can be pretty overwhelming. In addition to production, small business owners find themselves wearing hats that don't always fit. Drowning in the frustration of bookkeeping can zap the joy out of doing what you love. Most small business owners build their brand out of a passion for the goods or services that they offer. Often their enthusiasm does not apply to all of the necessary administrative tasks that come with operating a small business. These tasks can consume valuable time, limit production and take you away from the areas that you excel. If bookkeeping has become a headache, its time to "work smarter, not harder". Here are 5 reasons why outsource bookkeeping is the secret to small business success.