3 Tips to Boost Your Small Business Marketing

Sara
To grow a successful small business, you must spend time on your marketing. Hopefully these tips will help you along the way because it does not matter what type of business you are in, marketing is a key to your success. However, very few small business owners actually sit down and create a marketing plan for the venture at the beginning.

Read More

The Benefits Of Developing Yourself A Business Plan

Sara
Are you currently in the process of trying to start your own business? If so, have you developed yourself a business plan yet? Each year, a relatively large number of individuals try and start a business. Despite wanting to start a business, there are a large number of individuals who do not end up doing so. One of the reasons for that is not having a business plan.

Read More

Accessing the Benefits of Small Business Bookkeeping Software

Sara
It is a fact that small businesses do not always run an organized financial department or even have the capability to do so. The cost of a small business hiring a financial expert to do all the record keeping and calculations in respect to profit and losses and tracking financial transactions could be quite high. As it is so costly to hire professionals for the smooth financial operation of your business, it is a good idea to consider doing the bookwork yourself using modern bookkeeping software.

An auditor doesn't have to ask the business owner for all the financial documents as they are already recorded in the system with an audit trail to follow. Here are some posts on small business accounting software choices: Accounting Software for Small Business Part 1 Accounting Software for Small Business Part 2  



Read More

Start A Business – Reasons Why You Should Consider It

It seems that job security for many people is a thing of the past. Therefore, many people turn to starting their own business. There are actually lots of good reasons for doing this. Here are a few reasons to start a business. YOU Control Your Destiny When you start your own business you control your own destiny. You do not have to answer to anyone but yourself.

Read More

Accounting Software for Small Business – part 2

Sara
In our last post we looked at some of the accounting software options for small business. In this post we are going to look at several packages in more detail: Xero Xero is purely a ‘cloud’ based accounting program that means you must be connected to the internet to use it. Xero says that a benefit is that you can do your accounting from anywhere although a cynic might suggest that the best benefits of cloud based software Xero is for the supplier who has a fixed continuity income in the form of an ongoing subscription.

For more information on the benefits of small business bookkeeping software, click here.



Read More

Accounting Software for Small Business – part 1

Sara
Keeping track of resources for a small business owner is important because it translates into money. In earlier times, businesses required a a qualified bookkeeper to keep the company accounting records. But in more recent times, the introduction of accounting software has made the keeping of accounts a much more efficient process. In addition, mistakes or other inefficiencies are reduced with bookkeeping software.

Here are some reasons why small business bookkeeping software is important.



Read More

Managing a Successful Small Business

Sara
Managing a small business is both challenging and exciting. At the initial stage the entrepreneur handles everything. He or she is the accountant, legal officer, marketer, logistics manager, secretary, and the manager. That is the challenge. On the other hand, the entrepreneur has the freedom to make independent decisions that he believes will grow his business. That is the excitement. When not running on excitement and challenge, good business sense must take over.

Read More