$50 per Bookkeeping Lead vs $5 per Click vs $99 per year

$50 per Bookkeeping Lead vs $5 per Click vs $99 per year

Bark is sending us leads every day about businesses who are looking for a bookkeeper. If we accept one of them we’ll need to pay for it – along with the other bookkeepers who have received that same email. It seems like a reasonable way to get leads but...
Dodgy Dan Hunt and The Career Academy’s Xero Diploma

Dodgy Dan Hunt and The Career Academy’s Xero Diploma

He’s been convicted for misleading advertising in his home country of New Zealand and Daniel Hunt appears to continue his misleading advertising here in Australia – but the Australian education authorities are doing nothing about it! Misleading advertising...
Hairdressing Salon Business – rent a chair (Payroll Course Case Study)

Hairdressing Salon Business – rent a chair (Payroll Course Case Study)

Hairdressing salons are all about people, scheduling and gossip. They are located all over the world and are a fascinating place to watch. I had my hair cut the other day by a recently graduated hair dresser and she did a fantastic job with the cut and the...
Hnry vs Xero? Your own accountant vs a new online one?

Hnry vs Xero? Your own accountant vs a new online one?

What is it about New Zealand and accounting? Xero has been the talk of the town for about a decade when their online only accounting software meant that small business owners could use any device to use their accounting software. In those early days Xero rubbed a lot...
Why New Bookkeepers Can’t Grow Their Business

Why New Bookkeepers Can’t Grow Their Business

The huge difference between accounts staff (and technical support staff) and sales staff is fascinating. It’s the classic difference between staff who are technically trained and aim to perform accurate data entry or fix detailed problems versus sales people who...
Cleaning Business Start up Issues

Cleaning Business Start up Issues

I had the pleasure of meeting Michelle and being her first customer for her brand new cleaning business. Michelle was excited and nervous but had the support from someone who was experienced in running a cleaning business with her. Michelle did a fantastic job and...
Spend $100, get a $120 Expense from the ATO: Big Tax Rebates for Small Business and New Technology

Spend $100, get a $120 Expense from the ATO: Big Tax Rebates for Small Business and New Technology

Eligible small businesses are now able to make a tax deduction of $120 for every $100 they spend on tech upgrades and digital skills training as the Government starts a new push for firms to embrace digital technology. Some smart options include Digital Marketing to...
Is a Caravan Now a Better Investment Than Overheated Property. Camplify & Airtasker Help You Make Money Online Too

Is a Caravan Now a Better Investment Than Overheated Property. Camplify & Airtasker Help You Make Money Online Too

Stock results from two peer-to-peer marketplaces show the indisputable growth of these platforms, though questions of profit and inherent business model flaws remain. Camplify offers caravan owners an opportunity to rent them out for an attractive return and Airtasker...
Will “Peppol Power” Bypass Email to Make Sure Customer’s Receive Invoices Directly Into Their Accounting Software!?

Will “Peppol Power” Bypass Email to Make Sure Customer’s Receive Invoices Directly Into Their Accounting Software!?

Peppol Powers eInvoicing In 2019, the Australian government adopted Peppol, the premium eInvoice sharing framework already used by governments and businesses worldwide. The move is set to transform the exchange of eInvoices and other eProcurement documents, delivering...
Save Time and Money: Do your Rostering, time sheets, payroll and staff communication all in one place

Save Time and Money: Do your Rostering, time sheets, payroll and staff communication all in one place

You are about to learn how rostering, punch clocks, time sheets, leave requests and staff communication can all be streamlined in a way that drastically reduces costs and boosts staff morale. Payroll Administration Training is a key feature of most online accounting...