For many businesses, the new year brings new, enthusiastic goals and targets, with companies of every variety setting their new business aims for the year. The SMART goal framework is a good way to approach this. (Specific, measurable, achievable, relevant and time-bound.) However there is more that can be achieved, and better ways to keep on target, so here are a few ideas to help you on the way to a better process for managing and achieving this year.
So you want to get your feet under the table in the room where it all happens? The right kind of body language can help you achieve this goal. Whether you have your sights set on a pay rise, promotion, or a new business deal, there are a number of body language tips that can help you project yourself and achieve your goals.
The MTD for VAT programme is a massive undertaking of the government to digitalise our tax systems for VAT. The project is underway with several phases to be rolled out, and some huge changes for us to get our heads around. So, what are the benefits of this idea, and who is benefiting the most?
The housing market has experienced some ups and downs over the last decade, and estate agents have had to endure fierce competition throughout the market peaks and troughs.
Instagram’s user base is massive and has been increasing since. Most businesses are already integrating Instagram with their marketing strategy. Whether you are already using Instagram or not, this infographics will help you better understand the social media platform. The time to jump into the ‘gram is now! Read more
There is a video on the Xero website introducing platform users to the e-commerce apps they can find through the Xero Marketplace. The video is but 15 seconds long. However, it says an awful lot in such a short amount of time.
Oftentimes, there is lesser engagement from users when it comes to branded social content. This conclusion is based on a study of over 3 million interactions from people who have viewed over 2,500 brand posts on different social networks. Read more
There is no single way to market a business. A company can utilise mainly traditional marketing methods like print advertising, radio and television, and direct mail. Likewise, a company’s priorities could lean more toward online marketing. This would involve things like social media and content marketing. Combination strategies are also possible.
Accountants and bookkeepers using the Xero platform have access to an invaluable tool for managing and categorising bank transactions. It is called ‘cash coding’. The cash coding tool is a streamlined, easy-to-use tool that combines a number of useful functions in a single space that is both intuitive and efficient.
As a small business owner, you have a lot of options for accounting software. You can even handle your accounting with a paper ledger if you want. But let’s face it, some accounting solutions are better than others. We submit that Xero is among the best solutions out there.