Money Talk

Think the ATO won’t come after you? Think again!

Posted by Michael Youssef on Dec 19, 2019 10:45:00 AM

Small businesses beware! 10,000 small businesses are set to be targeted by the ATO as part of their ongoing crackdown on the Black Economy. This is an increase from the 9,000 businesses targeted last year. So it's now more important then ever to make sure you're doing the right thing and getting the right advice!

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Topics: business, tax, small business, accountant, accounting, customer service, risk, processes, systems, ATO, Success

8 More Ways to Get Repeat Business

Posted by H Youssef Accounting on Dec 5, 2019 12:09:00 PM

Here are 8 more ways to get repeat business! Because it's easier and cheaper to market to your existing clients then it is to get new clients.

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Topics: business, new business, relationships, business growth, marketing, sales, customer service, business success, Success

8 Ways to Get Repeat Business

Posted by H Youssef Accounting on Dec 3, 2019 10:45:00 AM

Your existing customers are your most valuable asset. This is because it’s easier and far less expensive to get an existing customer to buy off you again than to find new customers.

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Topics: business, small business, new business, relationships, business growth, marketing, sales, customer service, Success

Why did you go into Business? - Part 2

Posted by Michael Youssef on Nov 28, 2019 10:45:00 AM

In a nutshell, all businesses exist to solve problems. Why people engage with a business is because the business owner can achieve the desired result faster than the customer could achieve it themselves. 

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Topics: business, small business, new business, business growth, business structure, business success, business mistakes, mindset, Success

Why did you go into Business? - Part 1

Posted by Michael Youssef on Nov 26, 2019 11:41:00 AM

Its amazing how many times I’ve sat down with somebody and I ask, why did you go into business? And all I get are blank stares and no clear-cut responses. It’s rare that I get an answer with such conviction that it shows me why they started their business. Some of the more common responses I get are:

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Topics: business, owner, small business, new business, business growth, business success, business mistakes, mindset, Success

10 More Quick Growth Tips For Small Business Owners

Posted by H Youssef Accounting on Nov 21, 2019 11:09:00 AM

Help grow your business through collaboration, expansion, improved marketing and some of the following quick tips.

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Topics: business, small business, money, revenue, business growth, marketing, sales, customer service

10 quick growth tips for your small business

Posted by H Youssef Accounting on Nov 19, 2019 1:00:00 PM

Small businesses can grow in boom times as well as periods of difficulty by working smarter and taking advantage of opportunities. Put these following effective tips into practice to help grow your business.

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Topics: business, small business, software, revenue, business growth, marketing, sales, business success, cloud accounting, accounting software

I’ve got my business structure, now what?

Posted by Michael Youssef on Nov 5, 2019 2:00:00 PM

Whether you have your structure or not, the next thing to do is sit down with your accountant and solicitor to get advice on what to do next. 

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Topics: finance, business, tax, owner, small business, new business, gettingstarted, sole trader, partnership, business structure, company

One third of business owners suffer from psychological distress.

Posted by H Youssef Accounting on Oct 15, 2019 9:10:00 AM

Almost one-third of small business owners report having high levels of psychological distress, Beyond Blue has revealed in a new guide targeting the mental well-being of small business owners.

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Topics: business, small business, new business, business growth, business success, business mistakes, mindset

Government calls on ATO to show more love to Accountants

Posted by H Youssef Accounting on Oct 8, 2019 10:00:00 AM

Assistant Treasurer Michael Sukkar has called on the ATO to show more gratitude towards accountants who do a lot of heavy lifting on behalf of their clients.

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Topics: business, tax, small business, new business, accountant, accounting, business growth, business success, ATO