As you must have already heard, the 2020 budget was all about “JOBS”. A great deal of emphasis was placed on creating new jobs and helping individuals who lost their jobs due to COVID get back into work sooner.   The main buzz in the industry before the budget was even released circled the…

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What to fix first in your marketing review?   If you want to improve your marketing and not sure where to start, here are some juicer places to start: Review your forms and brochures. Ask yourself if they are being used enough and well? Are they easy to use for staff and clients? Are they…

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What business owners say is their best advice   When we asked business owners their greatest lessons learned or best business advice they said:   Stick to running one business in the early days Get your price right, not too low and not too high Make the hard decisions early Surround yourself with the right…

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Tax Accounting Adelaide has recently seen that the power of Budgeting and how it can drive the business towards its goals. So taking your sales goal of say 300k, you need to break this down by months. Budgeting is very easy via Xero. Our firm endorsed Xero and one of the reasons is how the…

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JobKeeper Scheme Explained Simply   If you are a business who has been impacted by COVID-19 and you are uncertain about the government support available to you, you are not alone. Watch our video for a brief simple explanation of the JobKeeper Scheme payments including help with employee wages, business impacted by closure, eligible businesses,…

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South Australian $10k cash grants for small businesses impacted by COVID-19, explained simply Applications for the grant will open shortly and be available until 1 June 2020.   Applications for the grant will open shortly and be available until 1 June 20 *To be eligible for the one-off $10,000 emergency cash grants, a business must:…

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ways to look after yourself when in business It may be easy to forget about looking after your health in this busy modern world, but we need our healthy body to do everything. So it makes sense to look after it, as it is a conduit to all our successes in life. Here are some…

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What business owners say about cold calling Our business networking group Adelaide Referral and Knowledge Exchange discussed cold calling and ways to make cold calling work better for your business. Firstly, it is best if you cold call yourself or train staff to sell on your behalf rather than attempt to use an overseas telemarketing…

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business network tips have a good message a good pitch to say when you meet people about what you do respond your help to People asks, remember it isn’t just about what you want but what you can give have a coffee group with business colleagues – good friendships and relationships and the business will…

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5 Little known keys to exploding your business growth If you are a business owner, chances are you are always looking to do something better in your business. Here are 5 quick ways to get growth in your business: Refine and fine tune your target market Use the referral umbrella system. Make a list of…

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How to avoid bad debts Here are some tips on the topic how to avoid nasty bad debts: It’s very important to have an engagement letter which outlines your price and scope of services fully, make sure this is legally signed before you proceed work. Include a clause which states that you will pass on…

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At our recent business networking meeting our members discussed how to create credibility in your business or professional role. Here are some of their ideas and tips: To keep your focus on value not price. Have a good online presence via positive reviews and people website with social media presence Find ways to add value…

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Our recent business networking meeting discussed the topic of how to save time. Our business owners gave us their tips on how to save time in our professional lives. Train and delegate to staff. Discipline yourself to begin to show your staff how to do things and eventually they will be able to take care…

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This month, our business networking group discussed ways of how to measure business or financial performance. This was a great discussion and revealed many new benchmark ways business owners are using to monitor the performance of a business or financial lives. Look at your profits and numbers, do this at least monthly or quarterly. Remember…

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