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Sometimes it's Good to be Small

Posted by XO Accounting on Jun 24, 2019 11:36:00 AM

This year's Federal Budget includes some good news for small business enterprises (SBEs), including the continuation of the Enterprise Tax Plan and the digitisation of licensing and registration services.

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Topics: Firm News, small business

The top 10 cities for business start-ups

Posted by XO Accounting on Jun 17, 2019 10:04:00 AM

Whether you are thinking of launching a small, local business or a global enterprise, finding a city that is friendly toward entrepreneurs is important. You want a city that is culturally supportive of business owners, in a region or country that makes things easy for you from a financial perspective. You also want to be in a place where it is easy to attract and retain good talent, and where you can network with a lot of other business owners and share resources. Here are ten worldwide cities where starting a business is less difficult than in other parts of the world, for a variety of reasons.

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Topics: Firm News, startup, small business

Boost Revenue with Mobile Solutions

Posted by Bizink on May 20, 2019 11:29:00 AM

Boost Revenue with Mobile Solutions

Could you improve your closing rate with a mobile app?

If you own a tablet or mobile phone but aren’t taking advantage of mobile sales tools, you’re missing out on the opportunity to shorten your sales cycle and boost your bottom line.

From CRM apps to invoicing and payment technology, there’s a mobile solution for your small business that can make it easier to convert prospects to customers – and entice customers to buy.

Look into these key mobile sales solutions that can streamline your sales process and increase your revenue.

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Topics: Firm News

10 Money-Saving Tips for Freelancers

Posted by Bizink on Apr 29, 2019 12:49:00 PM

10 Money-Saving Tips for Freelancers

While working at home as a freelancer sounds like the ultimate dream for anyone who tires of the rat race, freelancers still have more than their fair share of financial matters to worry about. In fact, perhaps the most important trait that any freelancer should have is the ability to be fully responsible and accountable to themselves, and saving money is something that you will be wholly responsible for.

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Preparing an exit strategy

Posted by Bizink on Apr 12, 2019 7:00:00 AM

Preparing an exit strategy

Research indicates that if a business is prepared for the owner's exit they are more likely to endure than businesses that are unprepared. The following are guidelines for an exit strategy that will help your business live on while giving you a satisfactory result.

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The True Value of Networking

Posted by Michael Kirby on May 24, 2018 7:00:00 AM

Many groups exist that are solely dedicated to networking. While some are highly structures with requirements regarding performance, payment and exclusive membership, others are free and allow you to come and go s you please with no charge required.

Not every group will be a good fit for every business. It may be found that certain groups just don't have the connections that you are wishing to attract. Some other groups may have particular rules that just don't fit with how your business works.

However, one factor often overlooked when considering a networking group; does this group offer more long-term or short-term value?

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Topics: Firm News

How to Survive Job Loss

Posted by Michael Kirby on May 22, 2018 7:00:00 AM

One of the most devastating things someone can go through is the loss of a job. Results can be long lasting and often the associated implications go far past just financial. It will definitely put your finances at risk, but the emotional consequences can be just as damaging.

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What Do Customers Really Want

Posted by Michael Kirby on May 17, 2018 7:00:00 AM

The decisions and changes businesses make are typically based on customer feedback. However, it has been found that only 4% of customers will complain or give feedback. Therefore, you are catering and changing to suit the needs of an extremely small proportion of your customers. To truly know what your customers want, you need to think like a customer.

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Reasons to Start Your Own Small Business

Posted by Georgia Kirby on May 15, 2018 7:00:00 AM

There are over 2 million small businesses within Australia, with the number constantly rising. Here are some key reasons as to why so many are making the switch:

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How to Create a Personal Brand

Posted by Bizink on May 4, 2018 4:37:46 PM

The term "personal brand" is still seen as somewhat controversial and carry the connotation of vanity or self promotion. However, truthfully personal branding is one of the most important things in the job market. Those with no clear personal brand or desire to create one lag behind the rest.

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