3 Little Mistakes that Cost Thousands

3 Little Mistakes that Cost Thousands

How tapping into your Smartphone can win you work I RECENTLY WROTE about a Tradie Charging Too Little. In this I covered the four tell-tale signs, as told to me by a tradesperson friend of mine, that your prices are too low. But there are other business mistakes that...

How to Tell You’re Setting Your Prices Too Low

How to set prices in business AS ALL SMALL BUSINESS owners know, setting the right prices is a difficult task. And a lot of newbie business owners think that being cheap is the better than meeting the market, but that’s not always the case. Take, for example, a...

Finding Help with Your Bookkeeping

Why you should employ a bookkeeper to help manage the books PERHAPS YOU ARE a small business owner who is trying hard to keep up to speed with your regulatory bookkeeping requirements. But no sooner does one quarter end and another one seems to roll by with the...

Don’t Wing It With Customer Service – Plan It

Great customer service doesn’t just happen. HOW TO PROVIDE REALLY exceptional customer service is just one of the modules covered in our EzyStartUp Course which teaches you all about how to start up your own business. We handpicked this inclusion as our...

When Do You Need to Register as a BAS Agent?

Making the effort to specialise reaps rewards BECOMING A REGISTERED BAS agent means you are permitted to lodge a client’s business activity statements (BAS) on their behalf, each month or quarter, or as determined by the ATO. BAS agents are really bookkeepers; but...

Is Xero Really All It’s Cracked Up To Be?

How does Xero stack up in the cloud accounting game? WHEN XERO FIRST ENTERED the accounting space, it gave MYOB a real run for its money — something Xero continues to do to this very day. When Xero first entered the market, it was with a bang. You see, even though ...

Who Do You Trust More: Real Estate Agents or Tradies?

Still unsure whether you can trust online ratings and reviews? IT CAN BE HARD to know whether you can really trust online ratings and reviews, whether these reviews and ratings are objective and even relevant and how they compare to recommendations and testimonials....

3 Things You MUST Do in Excel!

Business owners and job seekers take note! MICROSOFT EXCEL IS THE most widely used spreadsheet application in modern computing. That said, it’s also one of the more difficult programs of the Microsoft Office Suite to learn, which is why we recently updated the content...

Why are there More Expense Tracking Apps for Xero than MYOB?

Less complicated accounting software, like Xero, connects better with mobile apps WE RECENTLY PUBLISHED A blog examining the different expense tracking apps you can connect with Xero, MYOB and QuickBooks, but during our research it became clear that most expense apps...

Using Excel for Client Databases

Excel does great CRM MICROSOFT EXCEL IS THE most widely-used spreadsheet application in modern computing. It’s ubiquity means most people use Excel on a regular basis, despite never having had any formal training in its many, many, MANY functions. While updating the...

Keeping Tabs on those ‘Little’ Monthly Expenses

Why Excel is Great for Keeping Track of Your Spending if You’re Self Employed WHETHER YOU’RE ABOUT TO start your own bookkeeping business, or whether you work as an independent contractor (even if you’ve been doing this for a while), it’s really...

Marketing for When Your Business Strategy Changes

Where lead generation services are useful CHANGING YOUR BUSINESS STRATEGY to include additional services will require an additional investment in marketing if you are to make this successful. In terms of simply paying money to advertise your additional services, as...
 
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