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  • Cryptocurrency and payments using Blockchain accepted by Xero for small business
    by Small Business Training Courses on June 14, 2019 at 3:08 am

    Getting paid is the reward for going into business (or being an employee) and performing work for customers who need you. Cash has always been king but now most payments are electronic using a credit card, but still in Aussie dollars (or which ever country you live in). What’s stopping Cryptocurrencies from being a major […] The post Cryptocurrency and payments using Blockchain accepted by Xero for small business appeared first on Aust Small Business Startup, Marketing, Bookkeeping. […]

  • Dropbox for backups, training now included in the Career Academy
    by Small Business Training Courses on June 13, 2019 at 12:06 am

    Dropbox has been around for a long time and we love it and use it as a team. Learn Express now offer the Dropbox Beginners training as part of the Career Academy support program! Learn Express is a training and support subscription service providing a full library of training about every aspects of various software […] The post Dropbox for backups, training now included in the Career Academy appeared first on Aust Small Business Startup, Marketing, Bookkeeping. […]

  • Single Touch Payroll for Small Business (Xero, MYOB & QuickBooks Online)
    by Small Business Training Courses on June 11, 2019 at 11:12 pm

    The ATO has been talking about Single Touch Payroll for many years already and they’ve made it mandatory for large businesses already. Now it’s time for small businesses to be compliant. The good news is that Xero, MYOB and Intuit (QuickBooks) have done to work required to be compliant with the ATO. Get your free […] The post Single Touch Payroll for Small Business (Xero, MYOB & QuickBooks Online) appeared first on Aust Small Business Startup, Marketing, Bookkeeping. […]

  • Learn for FREE with our basic Beginners Payroll training course manual
    by Small Business Training Courses on June 10, 2019 at 5:40 am

    Payroll administrations is complex and time consuming but a very important part of the accounting tasks in many accounting jobs and this is your chance to learn about Payroll for FREE. The Xero. MYOB and QuickBooks Payroll Administration courses offered by National Bookkeeping provide students with an Advanced Certificate in Payroll but the introduction to […] The post Learn for FREE with our basic Beginners Payroll training course manual appeared first on Aust Small Business Startup, Marketing, Bookkeeping. […]

  • SquareUp taking on Xero, MYOB & PayPal for Essentials – easy POS system
    by Small Business Training Courses on May 26, 2019 at 11:22 am

    Xero and MYOB have been targeting small business owners who use spreadsheets like Microsoft Excel to do their accounting with features like invoicing, BAS reporting and bank reconciliations using bank feeds. These accounting software companies integrate with PayPal as well as newcomers to the payment processing industry like Stripe and Square. These companies however have […] The post SquareUp taking on Xero, MYOB & PayPal for Essentials – easy POS system appeared first on Aust Small Business Startup, Marketing, Bookkeeping. […]

  • Dreamer, Looker, Planner Booker – digital marketing customer journey stages
    by Small Business Training Courses on May 2, 2019 at 10:48 pm

    There are many ways to describe the customers journey but I love the rhythmic nature of this one for holiday and travel marketing. Everyone wants the planner and booker but the dreamers will give your website relevance. I spoke with a digital marketing manager in for one of the large cruise tour companies and she […] The post Dreamer, Looker, Planner Booker – digital marketing customer journey stages appeared first on Aust Small Business Startup, Marketing, Bookkeeping. […]

  • Don’t Over Complicate Communication
    by Small Business Training Courses on April 15, 2019 at 5:00 am

    A KEY COMPONENT of a digital marketing project plan is communication. And not just with your customers, which is the goal of your digital marketing campaign, but with internal stakeholders; your staff, contractors and business partners. Communication fixes problems Sometimes all it takes to solve a problem in your digital marketing project plan is a […] The post Don’t Over Complicate Communication appeared first on Aust Small Business Startup, Marketing, Bookkeeping. […]

  • PayPal helps business get paid faster with either Xero, MYOB and QuickBooks
    by Small Business Training Courses on March 16, 2019 at 5:28 am

    I always find it interesting when an accounting software company touts the fact that their clients can get paid faster using their software. The fact is that any cloud-based accounting software makes it easier to interact with other cloud services like PayPal. Now that I got that rant out of the way, these connections are […] The post PayPal helps business get paid faster with either Xero, MYOB and QuickBooks appeared first on Aust Small Business Startup, Marketing, Bookkeeping. […]

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  • Facebook is changing it’s Ad Insights
    by Steve Slisar on May 30, 2019 at 1:01 pm

    If you advertising on Facebook or you want to, then you’ll be interested to learn that they are changing the way they demonstrate insights. The key changes relate to the removal of these metrics: Offers Saved and Cost Per Offers Saved Relevance Score Messaging Replies and Cost per Messaging Reply The important ones to consider […] The post Facebook is changing it’s Ad Insights appeared first on Digital Marketing Training & Support. […]

  • Is business quiet right now? Wish you could send a quick message to past clients?
    by Steve Slisar on May 13, 2019 at 12:16 pm

    I’ve spoke to all sorts of business lately from tradies, shop keepers and car repairers and what stands out most is how they feel when their business is quiet. What many business owners don’t realise (unless they have a good network of business owning friends) is that if their business is slow there is a […] The post Is business quiet right now? Wish you could send a quick message to past clients? appeared first on Digital Marketing Training & Support. […]

  • How to use Youtube to upload videos for your website
    by Steve Slisar on May 4, 2019 at 7:20 am

    Video marketing is a fantastic tool to demonstrate your knowledge to potential customers and it is well known for it ability to keep visitors at your website for long but some business owners don’t realised just how easy it is to use. If you have a Google account you have a Youtube account Like most […] The post How to use Youtube to upload videos for your website appeared first on Digital Marketing Training & Support. […]

  • Website Hosting from the US is Cheaper and Better
    by Angela on January 21, 2019 at 7:14 am

    If you’d like to set up a website for your business using WordPress or some other content management system (CMS), you’ll need your own domain name and then you’ll need a web hosting company. You can get a website hosting package with email services bundled together from companies like Net Registry, but if you shop […] The post Website Hosting from the US is Cheaper and Better appeared first on Digital Marketing Training & Support. […]

  • Digital marketing jobs are some of the highest paid according to SEEK
    by Steve Slisar on January 8, 2019 at 1:20 am

    Writing blogs, creating content, video Content is what your customers see in your ads and on your website and landing pages. Combine the content with a Lead Capture strategy to turn strangers into identifiable humans (ie. getting email addresses and phone numbers) and you understand the value of digital marketing in the whole sales and […] The post Digital marketing jobs are some of the highest paid according to SEEK appeared first on Digital Marketing Training & Support. […]

  • Get Your Own Domain Name for Your Business Email
    by Steve Slisar on October 26, 2018 at 7:01 am

    We recently helped an asbestos removal company improve their digital presence by getting them off their hotmail email address and onto their own branded email using Google G Suite. You can create a branded email address by getting your own domain name and connecting it to Google G Suite, which you can do directly through […] The post Get Your Own Domain Name for Your Business Email appeared first on Digital Marketing Training & Support. […]

  • 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 Digital Marketing Training & Support. […]

  • 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 Digital Marketing Training & Support. […]