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    3 questions to answer before you advertise for new staff

    If one of your goals in 2019 is to add a new employee to your small business, the first thing you need to do is to develop a crystal clear description of what sort of candidate you’re looking for. This takes time, but it makes it much easier for you to attract and hire the […]

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    What’s your plan for work/life balance in 2019?

    Work/life balance can be tricky for small business owners, particularly in today’s era of constant connectivity. If you’re approaching the end of 2018 feeling like your life is out of kilter, now is the perfect time to create a plan to make things better in 2019. Get started by asking yourself these five questions. 1. […]

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    Why your small business should use digital marketing

    To the novice, ascertaining how to market your small business may seem daunting. If you own a small business or have just launched one, it is likely that you are only just considering delving into the world of small business marketing. It is also likely that you are focusing on traditional and ‘safe’ ways to […]

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    5 tips for paying yourself appropriately as a small business owner

    Running a small business can be overwhelming at first, and business owners often overlook paying themselves. It is critical to reward yourself appropriately for all the work you put into running your business. Here are five tips to paying yourself appropriately as a small business owner. 1. Don’t undervalue yourself It may be difficult to […]

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3 questions to answer before you advertise for new staff

If one of your goals in 2019 is to add a new employee to your small business, the first thing you need to do is to develop a crystal clear description of what sort of candidate you’re looking for. This takes time, but it makes it much easier for you to attract and hire the […]

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What’s your plan for work/life balance in 2019?

Work/life balance can be tricky for small business owners, particularly in today’s era of constant connectivity. If you’re approaching the end of 2018 feeling like your life is out of kilter, now is the perfect time to create a plan to make things better in 2019. Get started by asking yourself these five questions. 1. […]

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Why your small business should use digital marketing

To the novice, ascertaining how to market your small business may seem daunting. If you own a small business or have just launched one, it is likely that you are only just considering delving into the world of small business marketing. It is also likely that you are focusing on traditional and ‘safe’ ways to […]

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5 tips for paying yourself appropriately as a small business owner

Running a small business can be overwhelming at first, and business owners often overlook paying themselves. It is critical to reward yourself appropriately for all the work you put into running your business. Here are five tips to paying yourself appropriately as a small business owner. 1. Don’t undervalue yourself It may be difficult to […]

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4 essential tools for growing your small business

If you’re just starting out with your own small business or company, thinking of ways to implement business improvement is one of your top priorities. Luckily, new tools are being created every day to streamline your everyday activities and focus on growing your business. Here are four tools we think every small business should be […]

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Who should be doing your books?

If you dread the bookkeeping chores which are a necessary (and regular) part of running a business, you’re not alone. Many small business owners find bookkeeping difficult, scary, boring, or time-consuming, and dream of the day when someone – anyone – will take the job off their hands. If you are in a position to […]

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Know what car expenses you can and can’t claim

When it comes to keeping track of your car-related expenses, it can be tricky to know which expenses can be claimed at tax time. Instead of keeping all your receipts together, it can be easier in the long run if you are aware of which expenses you can claim so you can keep them separate. […]

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How to apply for an Australian Business Number (ABN)

An Australian Business Number (ABN) is an 11 digit number which is unique to your business. It is used to identify your business and is used for a variety of tax and business purposes. If you don’t already have an ABN, read on below to find out how you can get one. Do you require […]

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Cloud Accounting: Your gateway to financial freedom

Cloud Accounting: Your Gateway to Financial Freedom For the majority, a desktop accounting software is the relied on companion for handling financial records. You most likely know of someone who has lost critical data stored on a computer (hard drive), for one reason or another. Cloud accounting helps you avoid such eventualities. What is Cloud […]