QuickBooks Connect VIP Event & One-to-One Bookkeeping Training

QuickBooks Connect VIP Event & One-to-One Bookkeeping Training

QuickBooks Online Promoting Accounting App Partners I HAD THE PLEASURE of being invited to meet with some fabulous registered BAS agents at a recent function for VIP’s before this week’s QuickBooks Connect Conference in Sydney’s Intuit head office....
Amazon is Here, But How Do You Get Traffic?

Amazon is Here, But How Do You Get Traffic?

Can you make real money by selling stuff on Amazon? NOW THAT AMAZON has launched in Australia, one of the hottest work-at-home opportunities is to become an Amazon seller, especially if you become part of the “fulfillment by Amazon (FBA) program”, which is due to...
When It’s Good to Offer Free Bookkeeping Help

When It’s Good to Offer Free Bookkeeping Help

Providing an initial consultation free of charge IT’S NEVER REALLY a good idea to work for new client or potential new clients for free, particularly if you’re an established business. But it’s also difficult getting a client to feel comfortable that you’ll do a...

Sometimes “Real World” Marketing, Not Digital, is More Appropriate

IF YOU’RE A TRADIE, working as a plumber, builder or carpenter, handyman, gardener or electrician, then you probably already know that some of the best jobs come by referral. Identify “real world” marketing opportunities During my recent renovation of an...
Is Your Day Rate a Marketing or Business Strategy?

Is Your Day Rate a Marketing or Business Strategy?

I RECENTLY MET A PAINTER during a residential renovation I was involved with in Newcastle (an extremely valuable experience that will help us add to our property investment courses.) We got talking about how he wins new clients and he said: I advertise on social media...
Accounting Software or ERP System?

Accounting Software or ERP System?

Are you BIG enough yet? I’VE BEEN IN BUSINESS since my early twenties but it wasn’t until my late twenties that I had any clue about how larger companies use and pay for software. I was going through the process of selling a water filter business that...
Bookkeepers Losing Out to Accountants

Bookkeepers Losing Out to Accountants

Or is it just BAS Agents who are losing out? The burden on Australian small businesses to stay compliant with the ATO is immense. A lot of that is to do with the government not distinguishing between a small business with upwards of twenty staff, and a micro business...

Could Your Bookkeeper be Jinxing their Replacement?

How easily could you replace your bookkeeper? WHETHER YOU USE A contract or remote bookkeeper, it’s crucial that they keep your bookkeeping in good order. If you ever have to replace them, you don’t want to be redoing your entire bookkeeping system. So...

What Bookkeepers Can Learn From Real Estate Agents: Facebook Advertising

Facebook – Great for Local Marketing In its decade of existence, Facebook has built up a wealth of data about its users, data that it likes to sell back to those who need it, in the form of targeted advertising. Facebook advertising, though similar in its...

QuickBooks Isn’t SuperStream Compliant, But It Doesn’t Matter!

How QuickBooks Palms Off Payroll I’m a fan of QuickBooks as the functionality is excellent and the cost of the software is still low. I’m really pleased to announce that you can now enrol in our QuickBooks Online Daily Transactions Course — but does...

Are You a Bookkeeper Who Needs More Clients? Want My Advice?

Finding prospects and converting them into clients involves selling and most of us hate doing it, but wait… For those of us in small business, be it as a bookkeeper, real estate agent, sales rep or the like, most of us are selling every day of our lives. This...
 
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