Home » Archive

We are so happy for our client’s Sumner Construction, who recently won gold at the 2017 Master Builder House of the Year award. Such a huge achievement! They won the renovation in the $500,000 – $1 mil category, and also the local category winner.  We all think their work looks great – take a look below, at …

Read more
Customer Complaints

Did you realise you can use social media to increase your customers’ satisfaction and their loyalty online as well as using it as a marketing tool? No matter what size your company is or how many resources are available, you can make use of these online tools to grow a loyal fan base. This is …

Read more
SEO tips for website

This article was written by our social media manager, and orgionally appeared on her blog. I go to a networking group every fortnight. This week, as a group of small business owners went around and turn by turn, said the things that they found most difficult in their business – people kept mentioning this: “I …

Read more

Finding new customers can be time-consuming and expensive, with a new-customer campaign generating only around 5% of sales at best, and nothing at worst. So how can you ramp up your new-customer campaign to get the best results? 1. Get skills. Invest in skills to take best advantage of each opportunity: read more business or …

Read more
family business, accounting, advice

“Blood is thicker than water” is a common saying about families and working with family members can be a great idea. Family members can very often be more dedicated to the job as they may have a vested interest in the business, and as you know them well they can be an obvious choice to …

Read more

Activity is the only way to increase sales. Without sales, your business is dead. There is one way to create sales, and that is by activity. No activity, no sales, so here are 3 things to look at to increase your activity: 1. Create a pipeline.  Make a list of all of your customers. When …

Read more
Accounting NZ

Finding new customers can be time-consuming and expensive, with a new-customer campaign generating only around 5% of sales at best, and nothing at worst. So how can you ramp up your new-customer campaign to get the best results? 1. Get skills. Invest in skills to take best advantage of each opportunity: read more business or …

Read more

Working from home is convenient, comfortable and typically less stressful than doing so in an office environment, but that doesn’t mean it’s free of challenges. For instance, many people who work in their homes have a difficult time staying focused, as there’s nothing stopping them from indulging in any number of distractions over the course …

Read more

Have you ever sat in a coffee shop on a lazy Sunday morning reading the paper, thinking you would really like another coffee but can’t be bothered to get up and order it? The result is that you don’t bother, and so the coffee shop loses your sale. How different would your experience be if …

Read more

“Number one, cash is king… number two, communicate… number three, buy or bury the competition”. Jack Welch How often do you look at your cash flow? Profit does not equal cash, but when sales are buoyant and business is booming, you may not even be thinking about how much ready cash you have in the …

Read more
Page 1 of 2 12