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What to look for in a small business bookkeeper

A great bookkeeper will be come an integral part of your team. Bookkeeping is no longer about just entering your receipts ready for tax time. Bookkeeping is about understanding the business and providing realtime input into business decisions. Trusting your bookkeeper has never been more important - here's what to look for when choosing a bookkeeper.

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5 things startup founders should focus on

Growing a successful business from startup is rewarding but full of challenges. These challenges, each little fires burning away, all drawing the attention of founders away from the product, finding a product market fit, understanding their own roles, ensuring the people and culture are right and ensuring their is enough cash. Understanding these focus areas and choosing to fight fires in these areas first can help turn the startup into a flouring business.

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Importance of branding for startups

Branding, is more than developing a logo and putting out an expensive advertising campaign. Branding touches all parts of your business. The better you brand the more likely your targeted customers will think of your products or services to solve their problem. This is why it's important to manage your brand from startup before it becomes too late. The CMO's of Facebook and Slack think so too.

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Receipt Bank your robo-bookkeeper

Keeping track of business expenses shouldn't be a manual process that scares employee, and consumes valuable resources. It should just happen. Thanks to tools Receipt Bank the robo-bookkeeper is just around the corner if not already there. When teamed with cloud accounting tools like Xero the future becomes clearer.

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3 great business tips from Xero

The decisions you make when founding and growing a business can change the course of your business. Taking on advice and tips from those who have been there before can be invaluable, but finding the right source can be challenging. Xero is the cloud accounting software behind 100,000 small business and publish tips for your business. Here are 3 great tips from Xero's collection.

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5 steps to business performance measures that matter

Has your business spent days lock in a room to put together a strategy. That strategy probably contains some lofty goals, but how do you know if you are on the way to achieving them. The answer is simple you break the lofty goals into 3 year, yearly and quarterly goals, backed by performance measures that help you figure out if you business is heading into the right direction. There are many reasons why you need performance measures, here are 5 of the most important.

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How the cloud benefits small business

The cloud is more than a group of servers for you to store your data on offsite. Small businesses and startups today can reduce their costs and direct more capital to the areas in the business that need it most - customer acquisition, customer service and products. The cloud gives you tools you need to scale and operate efficiently.

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3 Reasons why you should measure lifetime value

Since the 1980's successful business have calculated the lifetime value of their customer. Customer Lifetime Value is a business measure or KBI that measures the value customers bring to the business. How it's calculated provides even more insight though - here are 3 reasons what startups and small businesses should measure and monitor Customer Lifetime value.

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Get more time: Delegate for success

Small business and startup founders often skip of the art to delegate, taking on more and more responsibilities until finally something bursts - the business stops growing, or worst yet runs out of cash. The reason - everyone was too busy to notice. Success is often the result of delegation is it time your business delegated.

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