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...

What to Do When You Have More than One Income Stream

Why it’s important to track your income streams IF YOU’RE AN INDEPENDENT contractor, or you’re a full-time employee about to start up a side business, then you need to be able to keep a good track of all your income streams. There are a couple of...

A Close-Up Look at a Listed Company and How it’s Performing

We show you what financial data really reveals AS A BUSINESS OWNER you’ll need to run regular financial reports (never more so than at the end of financial year) to ensure your business is in good shape. Understanding what each element of a financial report means is...

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...

Recording BAS Refunds is a Cinch in Xero

Understanding BAS refunds IF YOUR BUSINESS RECORDS a loss for a quarter, you may be entitled to a BAS refund from the ATO. In a new workbook in our Xero training courses, we look at what happens when a business changes strategy and when this change results in a loss. ...

Self Managing Your Superannuation in Excel

Skipping super can be a thing of the past WHEN YOU’RE SELF EMPLOYED you are responsible for managing your taxes and your superannuation — the latter of which many business owners let go by the wayside. It’s almost always because they don’t have the cash...

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...

When Your Business Strategy Changes

There are websites that make it easy to change your business name PLENTY OF BUSINESS OWNERS change their business strategy, but what makes this successful? We say, above all, planning and a willingness to change the ordinary operations of your business. In a new...

A Great Trick for Getting Rid of Nerves on a Job Interview

Who’s interviewing whom? DO YOU KNOW THERE is no reason to find a job interview nerve wracking, even though so many people do. It’s simple enough to understand why. People put a lot of pressure on themselves to give the best impression and come out as the...

The Do’s and Don’ts of a Compelling Resume and Cover Letter

Is your resume up to speed? STARTING YOUR OWN BUSINESS does not mean you’ll never need to write a resume or cover letter again. We’ve written about this topic before — indeed, when you first start your own business you’ll probably spend a lot of your time...

Online Training: A Cost Effective Way to Train and Motivate Your Staff

Take an online course to build will AND skill OUR MYOB TRAINING COURSE is basically an induction into the role of a bookkeeper, in that it provides students with an overview of the duties typically carried out by a bookkeeper. Most of our students take our MYOB...

Turning Your Business Idea into Income

Don’t plunge into working for yourself IF YOU’VE DETERMINED THAT your business idea is viable and has the potential to generate revenue, then it’s time to start earning income from it. We show you how to carry out market research and competitive analysis...

Should You Start a Business That You LOVE or a Business YOU CAN DO?

Pairing knowledge with a gap in the market CONFUCIOUS ONCE SAID: “FIND a job you love and you’ll never have to work a day in your life”. That’s good advice, although it’s not always practical. I love watching television, but it’s probably impractical to try and...

PowerPoint Case Study: Selling Safety and Compliance Systems

How PowerPoint helped sell a solution to major hospitals A WELL-CRAFTED POWERPOINT presentation can turn your staff into salespeople — and turn your salespeople into sales superstars! Our PowerPoint online training courses will show you how to create your own...

How to Create a Cash Flow Forecast in Xero (and Excel)

Why cash flow is a better indicator than profit WE RECENTLY PROVIDED DETAILS of a case study highlighting the experiences of a business owner named Jerry. Jerry decides to start a real estate business on the side, after operating a business already that has synergies,...
 
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