By Wise Advice Team
on July 22, 2024
Inland Revenue (IRD) in New Zealand is intensifying its focus on cryptocurrency tax compliance. With 227,000 crypto users conducting 7 million transactions worth $7.8 billion, IRD is honing in on ...
By Wise Advice Team
on July 15, 2024
Explore the shifts transforming the hospitality industry and how businesses can adapt to stay ahead.
By Wise Advice Team
on July 08, 2024
In this blog post, we will explore the importance of strategic financial planning for e-commerce businesses and provide valuable insights on how to effectively manage finances in the digital retail ...
By Wise Advice Team
on July 01, 2024
Explore the latest trends, predictions, and investment strategies in the crypto market for the year 2025.
By Wise Advice Team
on June 24, 2024
Discover the ins and outs of tracking cryptocurrency transactions with this in-depth guide.
By Wise Advice Team
on June 17, 2024
Explore essential cash flow strategies to optimize financial stability and growth for online businesses.
By Wise Advice Team
on June 12, 2024
Explore effective accounting techniques to help hospitality businesses thrive through seasonal fluctuations.
By Wise Advice Team
on June 04, 2024
Navigating the property tax system in New Zealand can be complex, but with the right knowledge and strategy, you can ensure you are claiming what you are entitled to. Learn about when and how to ...
By Wise Advice Team
on March 04, 2024
In the dynamic world of the hospitality industry, success is not just about providing excellent service and memorable experiences; it also hinges significantly on effective financial management. From ...
By Wise Advice Team
on February 12, 2024
As businesses gear up for another year of financial operations, understanding the tax year dates in New Zealand is crucial for proper planning and compliance. In this guide, we'll delve into the key ...
By Wise Advice Team
on February 08, 2024
In today's world, e-commerce businesses have become the natural choice for many entrepreneurs. While setting up an online business is easy, keeping track of your inventory requires some special tools ...
By Wise Advice Team
on November 06, 2023
Introduction In the highly competitive hospitality industry, cost control is a critical factor that can make or break a business. For hotels and restaurants, effective cost control strategies not ...
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By Oliver Munro
on September 11, 2023
Why you should care about productivity
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By Oliver Munro
on September 04, 2023
Why customer service is essential in ecommerce
By Wise Advice Team
on August 28, 2023
In the fast-paced world of business, making the most of your resources is crucial. Recent research highlights that a significant number of businesses (55%) are missing out on potential savings when ...
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By Oliver Munro
on August 07, 2023
Why is order fulfilment efficiency important?
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By Oliver Munro
on July 17, 2023
Key considerations affecting growth
By Wise Advice Team
on July 03, 2023
New Zealand’s e-commerce market is burgeoning. With an increase in online shopping trends, businesses are seeking ways to optimize their operations. However, attracting sales is just one part of the ...
By Wise Advice Team
on June 26, 2023
Economic recessions can be daunting for businesses, but they also present opportunities for growth and innovation. For Shopify store owners, adapting to the changing economic landscape is essential. ...
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By James O’Connell
on June 19, 2023
Financial fitness—like any form of fitness—requires discipline and clear-sighted goals. When you set your sights on improving your health, you get a personal trainer to help you determine how to ...
By Wise Advice Team
on June 12, 2023
Cryptocurrencies have emerged as a fascinating asset class in the world of finance. They've captured the attention of investors worldwide, including here in New Zealand, with their potential for high ...
By Wise Advice Team
on May 29, 2023
In the dynamic world of eCommerce, understanding your business's financial health is crucial. Profit, the bottom line of every business operation, isn't just about revenue minus costs. It involves a ...
By Wise Advice Team
on May 15, 2023
Selling an eCommerce business can be a lucrative opportunity, but it can also be a complex and challenging process. It requires careful planning, evaluation, and preparation. In this guide, we will ...
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By Oliver Munro
on May 11, 2023
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By Wise Advice Team
on May 08, 2023
For e-commerce businesses, cash flow forecasting is particularly important. Online businesses often have unique cash flow challenges, such as fluctuations in sales volume and unpredictable expenses ...
By Brad Golchin
on May 04, 2023
With the number of new technologies growing daily and customers becoming more demanding, small businesses face fierce competition. How can your small business ensure its lasting viability in such a ...
By Wise Advice Team
on April 24, 2023
In the fast-paced and competitive hospitality industry, businesses must adapt to ever-changing customer demands and market conditions. Proper accounting and accurate financial forecasting are ...
By Wise Advice Team
on April 11, 2023
As an e-commerce business owner, accounting can sometimes feel overwhelming, but it's essential to keep track of your finances to ensure the success of your business. Proper accounting can help you ...
By Wise Advice Team
on April 05, 2023
In the competitive hospitality industry, business owners must continuously innovate and optimize their operations to provide exceptional guest experiences. One tool that can help you achieve this is ...
By Wise Advice Team
on March 27, 2023
Have you heard of or used ChatGPT before? It's an amazing AI-powered tool that can help you with a wide range of tasks. But did you know that there are also plenty of other AI tools that can help ...
By Wise Advice Team
on March 16, 2023
The accounting industry has changed drastically over the last decade, due in large part to advances in technology. From cloud-based systems and automation to big data analytics, modern accounting ...
By Wise Advice Team
on March 06, 2023
Bookkeeping and accounting are two separate processes, but they are often confused. In this article, we will be exploring the differences between bookkeeping and accounting to help you better ...
By Wise Advice Team
on March 02, 2023
As businesses adopt modern technologies, the role of accountants will evolve. Here are three trends that finance professionals should be aware of in 2023.
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By Oliver Munro
on March 01, 2023
Getting started checklist Okay, so you know what you want to sell. Now it’s time to build your Shopify store.
By Wise Advice Team
on February 27, 2023
Accounting and finance teams have their work cut out for them in 2023. With rapidly changing tax policies, regulatory changes, ESG requirements, and accounting standards update - businesses need to ...
By Wise Advice Team
on February 20, 2023
As we look ahead to 2023, the world of business is changing rapidly. With new technologies, regulations, and standards being implemented on a regular basis, it's essential for businesses to stay ...
By Wise Advice Team
on February 10, 2023
Are you a small business owner looking for ways to manage your finances in 2023? In this article, we’ll provide 7 essential bookkeeping and accounting tips designed to help you keep track of ...
By Wise Advice Team
on February 08, 2023
Business owners have a lot to worry about, but accounting should not be one of them. By partnering with the right accounting firm, you can make doing business easy. But, if you partner with the wrong ...
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By Oliver Munro
on February 03, 2023
When I built my first store, Bucket Hats NZ, in July 2022, I had zero retail experience. I’m a copywriter, so I knew how to market a product and build a brand. And I’d been writing content for the ...
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By Oliver Munro
on February 03, 2023
When I built my first store, Bucket Hats NZ, in July 2022, I had zero retail experience. I’m a copywriter, so I knew how to market a product and build a brand. And I’d been writing content for the ...
By Wise Advice Team
on January 23, 2023
Rental income is a type of passive income generated from real estate investments. It comes from renting out properties, such as apartments, homes, offices, and retail spaces, to tenants. Generally, ...
By Wise Advice Team
on January 23, 2023
Rental income is a type of passive income generated from real estate investments. It comes from renting out properties, such as apartments, homes, offices, and retail spaces, to tenants. Generally, ...
By Wise Advice Team
on January 20, 2023
In the ever-evolving world of small business, payroll management is one of the most important aspects to get right. Today’s businesses need modern solutions that are both compliant and affordable to ...
By Wise Advice Team
on January 16, 2023
As the world changes, small businesses must find new ways to reach their target audiences. And one of the most effective ways to do this is through a social media marketing strategy. Social media ...
By Wise Advice Team
on January 13, 2023
Have you ever wondered why content marketing is so important? If you’re like most people, you probably already know that content is a key component of any successful marketing strategy. But you may ...
By Wise Advice Team
on January 11, 2023
Do you want to create a website for your business? Building a site requires proper planning and consideration when setting up an online store or launching a blogging platform. You have to ensure that ...
By Wise Advice Team
on January 10, 2023
Have you ever wondered why people buy the things they do? Understanding consumer behavior is an important part of marketing and business strategy. It’s essential to know why people make the decisions ...
By Wise Advice Team
on January 03, 2023
Have you ever been frustrated when trying to communicate effectively with a client? Effective communication is essential for successful client relationships, whether through email, phone calls, or ...
By Wise Advice Team
on December 27, 2022
Have you ever wondered how small businesses find their target markets and create successful marketing campaigns? To start, it’s important to identify who your ideal customers are. Defining a target ...
By Wise Advice Team
on December 15, 2022
As the holiday season approaches, businesses need to start preparing for the closing period. This is a busy time of year, and there are several things that businesses need to do in order to ensure ...
By Wise Advice Team
on December 13, 2022
Ever thought of starting your own business but are not sure where to start? Starting a small-scale business can be an exciting and rewarding venture. New Zealanders are increasingly turning to ...
By Wise Advice Team
on December 09, 2022
Businesses in New Zealand rely on strong relationships with other businesses in order to succeed. Building and maintaining good business relationships can be difficult, but doing so is essential for ...
By Wise Advice Team
on December 06, 2022
In today's competitive business environment, companies must work to build strong relationships with their customers. Customer Relationship Marketing (CRM) is a strategy that focuses on developing and ...
By Wise Advice Team
on December 02, 2022
Businesses here in New Zealand face the same challenges as businesses in other countries, such as meeting customer demands and staying ahead of the competition. Fortunately, there are some tried and ...
By Wise Advice Team
on November 28, 2022
A well-managed customer relations program ensures that customers feel heard and respected. This can help to build loyalty and trust between your business and its customers, leading to repeat ...
By Wise Advice Team
on November 25, 2022
No matter where your business is located, how you communicate with those involved - customers, vendors, and other individuals - is vital to its achievement. This is especially true in New Zealand, ...
By Wise Advice Team
on November 23, 2022
It's no secret that relationships are instrumental to success in business. Building strong and lasting professional relationships can help you get ahead, increase your chances of career advancement, ...
By Wise Advice Team
on November 16, 2022
Have you ever thought about what it would be like to work for yourself? If you have, then you're not alone. In fact, a survey by Junior Achievement USA found that 60% of teenagers are considering ...
By Wise Advice Team
on November 16, 2022
Have you ever wondered why some businesses seem to grow and succeed while others struggle? The answer is simple – it’s all about relationships!
By Wise Advice Team
on October 30, 2022
To say the cryptocurrency market has been volatile recently is putting it mildly.
By Wise Advice Team
on October 11, 2022
Have you ever gone to buy something online and discovered the checkout process is more complicated than trying to put together some flat pack furniture in the dark, blindfolded?
By Wise Advice Team
on September 02, 2022
Have you ever wondered why it costs five times more to attract a new customer than to keep an existing one?
By Wise Advice Team
on August 27, 2022
Running out of stock can cost your business dearly in terms of lost sales and customer trust, but managing inventory effectively can be a real challenge- especially for small businesses. That's why ...
By Wise Advice Team
on July 18, 2022
ECommerce is big business. You can run an eCommerce business from home, and you don’t necessarily need a tonne of experience or costly equipment or machinery to get started. But you do still need a ...
By Wise Advice Team
on July 04, 2022
It is no secret that the value of cryptocurrency can fluctuate markedly. When it’s on the up, everyone is smiling. However, when crypto values start to decline, you are forgiven for feeling a little ...
By Wise Advice Team
on June 23, 2022
ECommerce is great. The overheads are lower, the customer base can be bigger, and you can literally run things from your bedroom if you want to. What's not to love?
By Wise Advice Team
on June 13, 2022
If you have any cryptocurrency investments, you’ve likely been watching the markets closely recently and noticing plenty of movement. Cryptocurrency has always been a volatile investment with huge ...
By Wise Advice Team
on May 30, 2022
Nobody wants their business to fail. Although it’s impossible to predict the future with 100% accuracy, a cash flow forecast is a tool that will help you prepare for different possible scenarios in ...
By Wise Advice Team
on May 23, 2022
Your business needs cash. Cash is what keeps your company in operation and enables it to grow, so you should know how much cash your business needs to survive. Although many people think the answer ...
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By Compare the Market
on May 20, 2022
When the pandemic began, it was also the start of a significant change in how people work. In 2020, the Office for National Statistics confirmed 25. 9% of the UK population were working from home. ...
By Wise Advice Team
on May 09, 2022
Cryptocurrency might be decentralised and not rely on a bank or big financial institution, but that doesn't let you off the hook when it comes to paying tax.
By Wise Advice Team
on May 02, 2022
The end of the financial year has come and gone. Now it’s time to get your finances in order and start planning for the financial year ahead. But, how can you do that practically when times are still ...
By SimplyVAT
on April 18, 2022
Expanding into the UK market from New Zealand can seem daunting in 2022. The new post-Brexit rules and regulations have no doubt been a deterrent for many businesses looking to sell to UK customers. ...
By Wise Advice Team
on April 04, 2022
Cryptocurrency has been around for more than a decade. But, it largely remained in the realm of technology experts and experimental entrepreneurs. More recently, it has become a viable investment ...
By Wise Advice Team
on March 28, 2022
The end of the financial year (EOFY) is nearly here! That means it’s time to get your super exciting paperwork in order. Yea, yea, we know. Paperwork is not exactly something that makes you jump for ...
By Wise Advice Team
on March 21, 2022
Unless you've been living under a rock recently, you've probably heard of cryptocurrency - the latest big thing in money. And with the right strategy, it is an increasingly viable method of ...
By Brad Golchin
on March 07, 2022
It's ok to admit that the end of the financial year isn't your favourite date on the calendar. And it’s also OK to admit that you might be putting off getting everything sorted out. But, trust us, ...
By Wise Advice Team
on February 21, 2022
Every business owner faces the same problem – balancing the tasks that earn you revenue today with the tasks that could earn you revenue tomorrow. How do you install enough heat pumps this week while ...
By Wise Advice Team
on January 24, 2022
Are you happy with the number of sales coming through your Shopify website? Is it performing as you had hoped, or are have things fizzled a little slower than you expected? Even if things are going ...
By Wise Advice Team
on January 17, 2022
When the new year begins, many business owners firmly have their focus on the future and get stuck into planning for the next 12 months. While it’s wise to be ready to hit the ground running in 2022, ...
By Wise Advice Team
on December 13, 2021
Let’s face it, you might be feeling like you didn’t get the chance to do a lot of business this year. What with all the disruptions from changing alert levels, lockdowns and traffic lights. It ...
By Wise Advice Team
on December 02, 2021
On your marks, get, set, and GO! Hospitality businesses have been stuck in limbo for what feels like an age. But things are finally changing, and it’s time to get ready for action! People are dying ...
By Wise Advice Team
on December 01, 2021
The IRD have informed us of the following changes to the financial support for businesses as we go into the new Covid Protection Framework (The Traffic Light system), on December 3.
By Brad Golchin
on November 17, 2021
As some of you know Xero launched their Shopify app last week in The Xero app store. This app will help you batch up all the transactions for each payout in one invoice that reconciles against the ...
By Wise Advice Team
on November 04, 2021
Running a hospitality business is challenging even when the economy is booming and life is “normal.” With narrow profit margins, the high cost of labour, and a highly competitive industry, many ...
By Wise Advice Team
on October 28, 2021
The holiday season is approaching fast. Whispers of Christmas are already around, and before you know it, people will be hitting the stores to start their holiday shopping. The move to online ...
By Wise Advice Team
on October 21, 2021
Every business experiences peaks and troughs. Whether they be from expected seasonal fluctuations or unexpected events like a global pandemic. While you can’t possibly predict everything that will ...
By Wise Advice Team
on October 14, 2021
So you have a great business idea and are convinced you can make it work, but you don’t have much capital to get your business off the ground. Juggling existing financial commitments such as a ...
By Wise Advice Team
on October 05, 2021
Some things in life are certain… The toast will fall buttered side down when you drop it on the floor. It will automatically rain on the day you forget your umbrella. And, that call you have been ...
By Wise Advice Team
on September 10, 2021
A second Round of Resurgence Support Payments has been announced today, 10 September 2021
By Wise Advice Team
on August 31, 2021
This seems like a straightforward question. But, a surprising number of business owners can’t provide an accurate answer. Many are too time-poor to dig down into their numbers to really understand ...
By Wise Advice Team
on August 20, 2021
Here're some more details on the criteria for eligibility for the Lockdown assistance payments.
By Wise Advice Team
on March 03, 2021
Check out this video: https://videos.wiseadvice.co.nz/watch/rxJGkBWMAXRnHWe3L62czV?
By Wise Advice Team
on February 18, 2021
Below are the recent updates with regards to resurgence support payment
By Wise Advice Team
on February 04, 2021
If you're a business owner or if you are planning on starting a small business – are you confident about what expenses are fully deductible from your business to arrive at a net profit (or loss)? ...
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By Rachel Vanni
on November 26, 2020
It doesn’t matter what your profession or what your life goals, but at some point in your life you will probably have to sign or use a contract. There are all sort of contracts. For example, if you ...
By Wise Advice Team
on August 18, 2020
Below are the recent updates with regards to the Wage Subsidy.
By Wise Advice Team
on August 06, 2020
A new entrepreneur will encounter a million issues: legal setbacks, human resources, intellectual property, product development, marketing—the list is endless. Starting a business is a daunting ...
By Richard McLeod
on August 06, 2020
Why do some bars, restaurants and cafés achieve outrageous success while so many make poor returns or even run out of cash and are forced to close their doors? For 15 years I was involved in a ...
By Wise Advice Team
on June 26, 2020
For many business owners, determining the success of a business comes down to how much profit the company makes. Of course, finances are an important measure of an company’s overall success. If you ...
By Brad Golchin
on May 15, 2020
The Budget yesterday offered some further assistance for businesses facing severe issues due to Covid-19. The main purpose of the budget is to protect current jobs and create new ones to reduce ...
By Wise Advice Team
on April 13, 2020
These days, you can use technology to take care of almost any issue facing your business. If you have a task you don’t like to do, there’s an app or software program to take care of it for you. It ...
By Wise Advice Team
on April 06, 2020
Risk tolerance, time horizon, and asset allocation - you've dealt with these factors for a good part of your life, but now, in the face of retirement, they take on a more urgent and significant role. ...
By Wise Advice Team
on March 30, 2020
When you're reviewing your investments, it's important to remember that income and returns come from two main sources, Capital Gains and Interim Income.
By Brad Golchin
on March 25, 2020
On the eve of our ‘lockdown’ period, many of you are wondering about the way the wage subsidy will work when you must endeavor to keep your employees with a minimum of 80% of normal pay.
By Brad Golchin
on March 24, 2020
Today Government announced finance packages to help mortgage holders and SME's The package will include a six month principal and interest payment holiday for mortgage holders and SME customers who's ...
By Brad Golchin
on March 24, 2020
To make sure your staff are productive and safe at home you need to have a structure and guidelines
By Brad Golchin
on March 23, 2020
Please refer below to the summary of the announcements today for business owners. • Cabinet has agreed to expand the wage subsidy and has removed the $150,000 cap. • All businesses are eligible, ...
By Wise Advice Team
on March 23, 2020
Change in business is almost always a good thing, but often poor management means that the workforce becomes disengaged and the change process painful. In the worst cases, this results in irreparable ...
By Wise Advice Team
on March 16, 2020
Even the best entrepreneurs make mistakes. In fact most would advocate that you need to make a few mistakes to learn and grow. So it’s important not to let those missteps stop you from following your ...
By Wise Advice Team
on March 02, 2020
Small business owners know how important it is to save money. You know that one day that dollar could come in handy, especially during slower times.
By Wise Advice Team
on February 24, 2020
Running a business in a smaller city may mean you have a more limited talent pool to draw employees from, but it doesn’t mean you won’t have access to top notch workers. You may need to alter your ...
By Wise Advice Team
on February 17, 2020
The future of your family business may seem like a problem for tomorrow or sometime next decade, but forward-thinking business owners know they need to plan for the future today. The steps you take ...
By Wise Advice Team
on February 10, 2020
At some point in the life of your business, you’ll likely need to borrow capital.
By Wise Advice Team
on February 03, 2020
It’s natural for small business owners to think that they won’t be victims of cyber attacks. Most of the news surrounding hacking and data breaches involves large corporations, but that is because ...
By Wise Advice Team
on January 28, 2020
The first day of a new job can be overwhelming for new employees. There are company policies and procedures to absorb, colleagues to meet, and job duties to learn. That stress can make the first few ...
By Brad Golchin
on January 20, 2020
Running a small business is hard work. Entrepreneurs know they have to put in long days and give up personal time in pursuit of success. There’s a line, however, between putting in some extra time ...
By Wise Advice Team
on January 14, 2020
For small business owners, the risk of data breaches and fraud is high, so taking all the necessary steps to protect your sensitive data is a must.
By Wise Advice Team
on January 06, 2020
When you own a small business, it’s vital you understand how money flows into and out of it. At a basic level, you need to know where your income comes from and what your expenses are.
By Wise Advice Team
on January 06, 2020
Being a small business owner can be fantastic. You get to be involved in every aspect of your business, from marketing to event planning, from sales to employee development. Being involved in so many ...
By Wise Advice Team
on December 16, 2019
Hopefully you have long – and short-term plans for your company and you may even have a strategy for your own development, but have you considered having a personal development plan (or individual ...
By Wise Advice Team
on December 09, 2019
When you run a small business, every cent counts. It can be difficult to spend money on anything you don’t consider vital. Hiring a lawyer during key times in your small business might seem like an ...
By Wise Advice Team
on December 02, 2019
Christmas is a demanding time for many people, but for the small business owner it can be downright stressful. Often you’re dealing with end-of-year fiscal matters, tying up loose ends if you’re ...
By Wise Advice Team
on November 25, 2019
When you run your own trade business, your life involves a lot of long days being on job sites while managing projects, staff and clients. There probably are not enough hours in the week for you to ...
By Wise Advice Team
on November 18, 2019
In the lean, early years of running a business – that crucial time when most startups need capital – qualifying for a loan can be difficult.
By Wise Advice Team
on November 11, 2019
If you’re a small business owner whose company hasn’t gone through hard times, that’s great but it’s likely to happen at some point. As much as we dream about being brilliant enough at business that ...
By Wise Advice Team
on November 04, 2019
Should you share your business’ financial performance with employees? There are two schools of thought when it comes to “open book management” – the decision to increase transparency by sharing your ...
By Wise Advice Team
on October 29, 2019
A Canadian bank recently surveyed over 500 small business owners about what they love and hate most about owning their own business.
By Wise Advice Team
on October 21, 2019
We all know the usual process for finding new employees. Advertise a job. Read resumes. Conduct a telephone interview. Conduct a face-to-face interview. Choose someone. The steps to recruiting new ...
By Wise Advice Team
on October 14, 2019
As a small business owner, you’re likely concerned about every penny you spend. That’s a good thing, because you need to keep track of your income and expenses. It also means, however, that you might ...
By Wise Advice Team
on October 07, 2019
Small business owners already have a difficult and time-consuming job running their business. If their business is open five days a week, they usually need the weekend to catch up on paperwork, pay ...
By Wise Advice Team
on September 30, 2019
As a small business owner, you’re likely always looking for ways to achieve more. Maybe you made a New Year’s resolution about it. You might have resolved to make more money, find more clients, or ...
By Wise Advice Team
on September 23, 2019
A word to the wise if you’re shopping for a new home: the list price is only a baseline. You’ll want to have a substantial buffer in your budget for a host of additional unseen fees.
By Wise Advice Team
on September 16, 2019
Small business owners know that to find a loyal customer base, they have to stand out from their competitors. One of the best, and easiest, ways to do that is to have outstanding customer service. ...
By Wise Advice Team
on September 09, 2019
If you’re like most people you’ve probably gone for periods of time without really thinking about how you spent your money. Maybe you even avoided looking at your bank statement so you wouldn’t see ...
By Wise Advice Team
on September 02, 2019
For many small business owners, hiring workers on a flexible basis is ideal – especially if paying regular salaries isn’t in the budget and/or the workload is variable.
By Wise Advice Team
on August 26, 2019
Every manager has habits that make them incredibly effective as well as issues that their employees wish they would change. The problem is that many employees won’t tell their manager what those ...
By Wise Advice Team
on August 12, 2019
If your small business operates on a tight budget you might be tempted to eliminate costs that you think aren’t necessary. Often small business owners choose to go without business insurance as a way ...
By Wise Advice Team
on August 05, 2019
Remember when email was new and novel, and everyone thought it would vastly improve communication while freeing up time? It did improve communication on some levels and freed up employee time at ...
By Wise Advice Team
on July 29, 2019
When you run a small business, you’re involved in your company’s sales, accounting, marketing, and human resources, among other things. Being responsible for human resources isn’t just about hiring ...
By Wise Advice Team
on July 22, 2019
When you own a business, any time you speak in public you’re representing your company. That’s a lot of pressure, especially when you consider that most people are already nervous about speaking in ...
By Wise Advice Team
on July 15, 2019
While many small business owners prefer brainstorming new ideas to pouring over financial reports, getting a handle on financial analysis can be remarkably empowering.
By Wise Advice Team
on July 08, 2019
Often small business owners worry unnecessarily when it’s time to hire employees. They fear because they can’t offer the same high salaries and impressive benefits of a large company, they won’t be ...
By Website
on July 01, 2019
One of the most often cited reasons for not embracing innovation is that it is too risky. Prototyping or testing often comes with a high cost. Combined with the cost of the time spent, this can all ...
By Website
on June 24, 2019
Time management skills are increasingly important in a world where people seem to rush headlong from one crisis to another. Add in the effect of social media and addictive computer games that can be ...
By Wise Advice Team
on June 17, 2019
It’s the line item most often left out of a small company’s budget: the business owner’s salary.
By Website
on June 11, 2019
A business plan is essential for business development. But even with a solid plan there is some aspect of unpredictability. There are a multitude of variables that have to be taken into account, any ...
By Wise Advice Team
on June 05, 2019
Most small business owners who use accounting software quickly master the basics. They automate processes like invoicing and payroll, track expenses and view real time financial reports to manage ...
By Wise Advice Team
on May 27, 2019
The ability to network is a fundamental part of running a business. Running a business in isolation is difficult, so it helps to have expert partners and acquaintances available to share ideas with. ...
By Website
on May 20, 2019
Customer loyalty programs are surprisingly simple to implement, especially online, and can bring many benefits to your business. Beyond the simple fact of adding satisfaction for your regular ...
By Wise Advice Team
on May 13, 2019
Businesses of all sizes are under constant threat from cybercriminals and malicious software, with even some of the world's largest and apparently impenetrable organizations making headlines in ...
By Wise Advice Team
on May 06, 2019
So many business employees are now telecommuting, that companies around the world are restructuring their management practices to meet the challenges of remote collaboration.
By Website
on April 23, 2019
When your email list is small or you'd just like to add more people and get higher open rates, it's smart to grow your list through personal contacts. Begin with the obvious: ask friends, family and ...