Similarities and Differences Between a Bookkeeper and an Accountant

They both work with financial data; they’re both essential for managing a successful business. Yet the roles and duties of a bookkeeper and accountant rarely overlap. If you’re like many business owners, you may not be exactly sure of the differences between a bookkeeper and accountant – and whether you should hire one, or both. […]

Re-framing the ‘failure’ in your business

Ask any successful entrepreneur about their path to greatness and you’ll get the same answer: failure is an inevitable part of the journey. It took Thomas Edison 1,000 failed attempts before he finally invented the light bulb. Tim Ferris received 25 rejections before his bestselling book, “The 4 Hour Workweek” was finally published and sold […]

Growth Hacks for your Small Business

Deciding on an online marketing plan can be overwhelming for small business owners looking for affordable ways to nurture steady, sustainable growth. With time in short supply, the key is to find one or two growth strategies that will get results at minimal cost.   These proven growth hacks offer business owners a few simple, […]

How To Write A Business Plan – Your First Steps

Writing a business plan can be a daunting prospect. Business plans are long and complex documents written by entrepreneurs who have dreams of owning and scaling a business. Most business plans cover every aspect of a company’s operations, from the founding idea, to how the company will continue to operate and how it intends to […]

10 quick growth hacks for your small business

A great business leader envisions growth as part of their journey. Without growth, operations eventually stagnate. This results in poor quality of products and services, low team morale, and even mediocre customer service. Business growth is necessary for you to stay competitive and relevant in your industry. According to a report by the Australian Bureau […]

What’s stopping your business growing?

As an entrepreneur, there’s nothing better than seeing your small business grow into an unstoppable force. Your ideas are resonating with your audiences. Your marketing campaigns are drawing more customers in. And because of this, you’re smashing past your sales targets each month. Naturally, you want to keep this going for as long as you […]

Why did you get into business?

In small business, a vision is a mental image of the long-term future you’re striving for. A clear vision paints a big picture, and it’s underpinned by your goals and purposes. It extends beyond both short-term wins and unexpected problems that may come along the way. Do you have a vision for your business? What […]

How a “Virtual CFO” can help you grow your business

Every business can benefit from dedicated financial management expertise, but very few small businesses have the means to hire someone full time—particularly in the lean early years. Unfortunately, it’s those first few years when a company is just starting up that establishing good habits with managing financial resources is so important, and, over time can […]

How to organise your business for sale

Selling a business is a big step in an entrepreneur’s life. It can be a complex endeavor that requires a lot of consideration and organising. Buyers who might be interested will be curious as to why you’re selling your business, something you’ve built from the ground up and tended to. They’ll probably ask: Why sell […]

How Can Planning Help the Business Become Profitable And Last Forever?

Planning is the first and most important step towards starting or furthering your business. Planning comes before the act of starting a business. It is crucial that you start planning early. There are many tools to help you plan effectively and there are experts who specialize in planning businesses. A lot of money and time […]