Money Talk

Re-framing the 'failure' in your business

Posted by H Youssef Accounting on Nov 7, 2019 11:15:00 AM

Ask any successful entrepreneur about their path to greatness and you’ll get the same answer: failure is an inevitable part of the journey.

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

Improving cash flow: How to get paid faster

Posted by H Youssef Accounting on Oct 29, 2019 9:45:00 AM

Maintaining positive cash flow can be challenging for small businesses, whether you’re just starting out or have been running your business for years.

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Topics: small business, money, revenue, relationships, business growth, business structure, business success, cash flow

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

Posted by H Youssef Accounting on Oct 24, 2019 10:00:00 AM

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.

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Topics: small business, business growth, business success, business mistakes, CFO

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

Optimizing Your Website for Local Searches

Posted by Michael Youssef on Sep 26, 2019 10:02:00 AM

Local search engine optimization (SEO) is an important part of any online marketing strategy for traditional businesses which service a specific geographical area.

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Topics: business, small business, business growth, marketing, sales, business success, SEO

Tips for Better Managing Contractors

Posted by H Youssef Accounting on Sep 24, 2019 10:09:00 AM

For small businesses, working with independent contractors can be a life saver.

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Topics: business, small business, tradie, relationships, business growth, business success, business mistakes, risk, contractors, processes, systems

10 Tips to Reduce the time it takes for you to get paid

Posted by H Youssef Accounting on Sep 19, 2019 10:10:00 AM

Steady, reliable cash flow is crucial for the survival of any small business – so taking steps to ensure your customers pay promptly should be a key priority.

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Topics: business, small business, money, revenue, relationships, business growth, sales, cash flow, profit

Similarities and differences between a bookkeeper and an accountant

Posted by H Youssef Accounting on Sep 5, 2019 1:16:00 PM

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.

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Topics: business, small business, new business, bookkeeping, accountant, accounting, business growth, business success, bookkeeper

The importance of documenting processes and systems

Posted by H Youssef Accounting on Sep 3, 2019 11:00:00 AM

Many entrepreneurs operate with their business processes and systems in their heads. They know what they need to do each day and the way they want to get things done.

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Topics: business, small business, business growth, business structure, business success, business mistakes, processes, systems