Working Less to Earn More? Why Freelancing is So Darn Popular

Working Less to Earn More? Why Freelancing is So Darn Popular

Be the Boss of Your Work Hours EMPLOYEES IN GERMANY have the world’s shortest work week, according to SME Magazine. Their work week averages just 26 hours due to strict workplace relations laws that promote a healthy work-life balance. Sweden is also known to have...
Why Freelancers and Contractors are Good for Your Company

Why Freelancers and Contractors are Good for Your Company

The benefits to using people who also work other jobs THERE ARE ESTIMATED to be over 4 million Aussies working as freelancers. Of this, roughly 750,000 people work regular jobs but freelance on the side (which, needless to say, is a great way to break into freelancing...
The Risk-Free Way to Become a Freelancer

The Risk-Free Way to Become a Freelancer

Could freelancing be the most full proof way to start your own business? IF YOU’VE EVER DIPPED your foot into starting your own business, while keeping a steady income flowing from elsewhere, all at the same time, then you’re far from alone. During the...
She Shares “Sales Secrets” for Bookkeepers Starting New Business

She Shares “Sales Secrets” for Bookkeepers Starting New Business

Induction: a formalised, systemised way to educate and instruct ONLINE INDUCTIONS ARE WIDELY used for contractors who visit building sites or any other site where they perform work that can be risky, like plumbing, electrical, HVAC, roofing, security etc. Many...
When a Bookkeeper Isn’t Just a Bookkeeper

When a Bookkeeper Isn’t Just a Bookkeeper

Why NOW is the time to become a work-for-yourself bookkeeper THERE ARE UMPTEEN REASONS why starting a bookkeeping business is a great low-cost venture for people looking to take a step back from the corporate world, or even for those looking to do quite the opposite...
Don’t Forget: You Can Still Deduct 20k In Asset Purchases till 30 June

Don’t Forget: You Can Still Deduct 20k In Asset Purchases till 30 June

EOFY Asset Deduction TAX TIME IS NIGH and it might be a good time to think about whether there are any assets your business may need, and try to get them in before June 30 rolls around. Whether it’s new computers, tablets, office furniture, a new car — as long as each...
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...
What are Lifelong Learning and Lifelong Training Platforms?

What are Lifelong Learning and Lifelong Training Platforms?

Lifelong learning is the concept that learning isn’t confined to an individual’s childhood, but can be pursued throughout their life, and often in non-traditional settings. With lifelong learning, the knowledge or skills a person acquires through social interactions...

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...

How to Reduce Your Fail Rate in Business by 50%

What You Can Do this Christmas DID YOU KNOW research shows that by taking just one short course on small business management, the chance a business will fail is reduced by as much as 50 percent. This is because business mismanagement is the primary reason businesses...

Is Xero Better than MYOB for Bookkeeping Businesses?

Bookkeeping Incumbent, MYOB Versus Cloud Innovator, Xero MYOB HAS LONG BEEN the preferred accounting software of choice for accountants, but a lot of small business owners have now come to prefer Xero. It’s easier to use, and they can access it anywhere — their...

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...
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