$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...
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...
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...
MYOB Essentials Accounting Update Upsetting Students and Users and Virtual Assistants with Complaints

MYOB Essentials Accounting Update Upsetting Students and Users and Virtual Assistants with Complaints

MYOB seems to have a way of upsetting their users and partner regularly and this time it is because of a recent upgrade they made to their MYOB Essentials Software. We heard from a student and a Virtual Assistant and read many bad user reviews online. Virtual...
Hacking happens: Prepare for it and protect your Xero data with Google Authenticator or Authy from Twilio

Hacking happens: Prepare for it and protect your Xero data with Google Authenticator or Authy from Twilio

Source: google.com The harsh truth is that most people will get hacked at some point in their lives. Hacking can happen to the biggest and smartest of companies and their strongest security efforts. People are vulnerable to password theft when they: use the same...
Gig is BIG for jobs and NOT just about AirTasker

Gig is BIG for jobs and NOT just about AirTasker

The way people work is changing rapidly in a shift from the traditional 9-to-5 PAYG “jobs for life” to consultancy and contract gigs. For the last couple of years workforce trends have shown that freelance workers are being given more roles and...
QuickBooks Online Payroll has the Key to easily setting up and paying your employee awards and wages

QuickBooks Online Payroll has the Key to easily setting up and paying your employee awards and wages

A big challenge for many small businesses is knowing which award to use for new employees. Modern awards are complex, and keeping track of penalty rates and loadings can be a long and drawn-out process. QuickBooks Online Payroll holds the key to simplifying award...
Farmers get FREE Xero, MYOB or QuickBooks accounting training with Federal government subsidy

Farmers get FREE Xero, MYOB or QuickBooks accounting training with Federal government subsidy

The past year has been a tough one for everyone – there’s no doubt about that. The COVID-19 pandemic has affected thousands of industries, and small-scale farmers have been hit with one of the hardest blows. Farmers do a lot of tough labour, and they also...
Xero Quality Accounting Software Waves Goodbye to Australia :-(

Xero Quality Accounting Software Waves Goodbye to Australia :-(

We’ve written a couple times in the past about whether you should use FREE Accounting software and how some FREE or cheap accounting programs offered features which were considered advanced by companies like Xero. Sadly, it has become obvious why you...