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  • Why Working for Free is Okay
    by Steve Slisar on February 19, 2018 at 6:03 pm

    The perks of working as a bookkeeper for free Working for free is normally not advisable. This is because sometimes it indicates that you don’t value your services, that you’re overpriced, or that you’re inexperienced. (And if you were a permanent employee on a business’s payroll, it would be illegal.) But there are times when […] The post Why Working for Free is Okay appeared first on 123GO - Small Business Startup, Marketing, Bookkeeping. […]

  • Digital Marketing Strategies to Help an Asbestos Removal Company Stand Out Online
    by Steve Slisar on February 14, 2018 at 6:01 pm

    Google can be everyone’s friend; even when it comes to removing asbestos Asbestos and the removal of asbestos is not a subject that gets the heart pumping with excitement — in fact, it usually fills it with dread. When homeowners realise, or even just suspect, their home or part of their home may have asbestos […] The post Digital Marketing Strategies to Help an Asbestos Removal Company Stand Out Online appeared first on 123GO - Small Business Startup, Marketing, Bookkeeping. […]

  • Do You Need To Set Career Goals to Reach Them?
    by Steve Slisar on February 11, 2018 at 6:41 pm

    Keeping you on track when starting your own business People talk a lot about setting goals; the theory being that by writing down what you want to achieve, you’ll actually make yourself stick to it. I don’t know if it works quite like that, but I do believe setting goals in business and your career […] The post Do You Need To Set Career Goals to Reach Them? appeared first on 123GO - Small Business Startup, Marketing, Bookkeeping. […]

  • Will Bookkeepers Even Exist in a Decade?
    by Steve Slisar on January 29, 2018 at 4:40 am

    THERE’S a conversation taking place right now between lawmakers and educators as to what exactly we should be teaching our kids. Jobs that exist today might not in a decade’s time — certainly not in two decades — and so schools and learning facilities have reached a sort of impasse: How do you equip people […] The post Will Bookkeepers Even Exist in a Decade? appeared first on 123GO - Small Business Startup, Marketing, Bookkeeping. […]

  • What’s the Purpose of a Cover Letter?
    by Steve Slisar on January 29, 2018 at 4:38 am

    We share with you how to write a cover letter that will get you noticed A quick poll of most job seekers would tell you that writing a cover letter is the most dreaded part of applying for a job. Where most people understand the objective of a resume is to show your previous experience, […] The post What’s the Purpose of a Cover Letter? appeared first on 123GO - Small Business Startup, Marketing, Bookkeeping. […]

  • Amazon is in Australia, Can YOU Make Money From It?
    by Steve Slisar on December 13, 2017 at 6:50 am

    You need to learn how to use Amazon to sell and promote Now that Amazon has launched in Australia, one of the hottest work-at-home opportunities is to become an Amazon seller, especially if you become part of the “fulfillment by Amazon (FBA) program”, which is due to launch in Australia in 2018, along with Amazon’s […] The post Amazon is in Australia, Can YOU Make Money From It? appeared first on 123GO - Small Business Startup, Marketing, Bookkeeping. […]

  • What Can Go Wrong in a Joint Venture?
    by Steve Slisar on August 8, 2017 at 7:29 pm

    Cover your tracks when setting up a joint venture JOINT VENTURES ARE A great way to start a business, because they allow two or more parties to pool their resources together to get a particular project off the ground. As we’ve said previously, each party in joint venture shares in the profits, governance and the […] The post What Can Go Wrong in a Joint Venture? appeared first on 123GO - Small Business Startup, Marketing, Bookkeeping. […]

  • Are You Asking the Right Questions About Your Obligations in a Joint Venture?
    by Steve Slisar on June 27, 2017 at 7:28 pm

    Do you know the difference between a joint venture and a business partnership? WE HAVE WRITTEN BEFORE about what makes joint ventures successful. Indeed, joint ventures are an appealing way to start a business because they enable two or more parties to create a business entity, in which they each share in the ownership, governance and the business […] The post Are You Asking the Right Questions About Your Obligations in a Joint Venture? appeared first on 123GO - Small Business Startup, Marketing, Bookkeeping. […]

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  • Educating Customers as a Marketing Strategy?
    by Angela on November 27, 2017 at 5:15 am

    Painting is an important task that immediately improves the value of a property. If you know what you’re doing, it’s not a particularly difficult task. If you don’t have any experience, or you don’t have the time, you’ll probably head down to your local Bunnings for some advice, ask a friend, or get online. Educate […] The post Educating Customers as a Marketing Strategy? appeared first on 123GO - virion Digital & Social Media Marketing. […]

  • Why Offer a Free Measure and Quote?
    by Steve Slisar on September 10, 2017 at 7:20 pm

    How to win business on the spot! THERE ARE REWARDS AS WELL AS RISKS to providing people with a quote for work, but one of the bigger risks is offering a free measure and quote, only to have the quote knocked back in favour of a competitor’s cheaper one. This said, despite the risks attached […] The post Why Offer a Free Measure and Quote? appeared first on 123GO - virion Digital & Social Media Marketing. […]

  • Why It’s Vital Not to Over-Quote
    by Steve Slisar on September 6, 2017 at 7:20 pm

    The risks of quoting too high THERE ARE PROS AND CONS to charging a day rate. But part of charging the right day rate involves quoting jobs correctly. Part of charging the right day rate involves quoting jobs correctly. And what are the requirements for quoting a job properly? You need solid experience in the […] The post Why It’s Vital Not to Over-Quote appeared first on 123GO - virion Digital & Social Media Marketing. […]

  • The Pros and Cons of Charging a Day Rate
    by Steve Slisar on August 31, 2017 at 7:19 pm

    When charging a daily rate pays CHARGING A DAY RATE FOR YOUR WORK, instead of an hourly rate, can be a good way of making sure you get paid a certain amount for each job. This can help you set a budget and ensure you’re bringing in a certain amount of money each week. It also […] The post The Pros and Cons of Charging a Day Rate appeared first on 123GO - virion Digital & Social Media Marketing. […]

  • Your Marketing Strategy in Xero
    by Steve Slisar on August 23, 2017 at 7:47 pm

    How you know what’s working and what’s not MARKETING AND ACCOUNTING ARE CLOSELY linked if you look at accounting as dealing with the money that’s going in and out of your business, usually as a consequence of your marketing activities. Recording your marketing activities In our new online training course, Cash Flow Reporting, Budgets and ROI for […] The post Your Marketing Strategy in Xero appeared first on 123GO - virion Digital & Social Media Marketing. […]

  • How Bunnings Could Help You Get More Work
    by Steve Slisar on August 21, 2017 at 7:18 pm

    Ways to get regular installation work BUNNINGS HAS, FOR A LOT OF HOMEOWNERS, become the default place to get their home renovated — and not just the DIY renovators, either. Bunnings, very wisely, realised that a lot of the people who came to look at their kitchens and bathrooms were going to have a tradesperson […] The post How Bunnings Could Help You Get More Work appeared first on 123GO - virion Digital & Social Media Marketing. […]

  • Helping Tradepeople Turn Quotes into Customers
    by Steve Slisar on August 16, 2017 at 7:17 pm

    Online marketplaces bridging the gap for tradies THE AREA A LOT OF TRADESWOMEN and tradesmen struggle with is turning prospects into customers; in particular getting their quotes and estimates approved so they can commence work. But online marketplaces like hipages, Airtasker, Oneflare, ServiceSeeking, and a raft of others, are helping to close that gap. Online payment […] The post Helping Tradepeople Turn Quotes into Customers appeared first on 123GO - virion Digital & Social Media Marketing. […]

  • Google Delivers More Leads for FREE!
    by Steve Slisar on August 14, 2017 at 8:15 pm

    Learn how to make Google love you FOLLOWING ITS ACQUISITION BY AMERICAN telecommunications company, Verizon, Yahoo! is officially no more. So it should go without saying that Google, officially, is the premier search engine if you want your business discovered online. It’s official: Google is the premier search engine if you want your business discovered online. […] The post Google Delivers More Leads for FREE! appeared first on 123GO - virion Digital & Social Media Marketing. […]