What to consider when developing a sales strategy plan

POSTED BY admin ON THE August 13th, 2020

A successful sales strategy plan will provide your business with clear priorities, goals, and outcomes that can help you increase sales. Outline your mission and goals What’s your business’ mission statement? What are the goals and objectives that will help you achieve this? Your mission statement should define what your business stands for and what […]

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Growing your business with referrals

POSTED BY admin ON THE August 7th, 2020

‘Word-of-mouth’ referrals may seem like an outdated concept in today’s digital age of online reviews, but a few credible and positive opinions can still go a long way when it comes to attracting new clients. Customer referrals are never guaranteed, but here are a few methods you can use to increase the number of people […]

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Kiwisaver for the self-employed

POSTED BY admin ON THE August 7th, 2020

Employees are paid their KiwiSaver contributions through their employers, however self-employed individuals have to do things a little differently. If you are self-employed, you agree to your contribution level with your provider instead of contributing a percentage of your pay. Self-employed individuals who do not receive PAYE income will not be required to make any […]

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How to use free samples to grow your business

POSTED BY admin ON THE July 30th, 2020

Making a good first impression is key to establishing yourself in an industry and securing the interest of your potential clients and investors. The easiest way to get your foot in the door and attract relevant parties is to offer a risk-free product in the form of a free sample. Although handing out free products […]

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Getting your money back from late-paying customers

POSTED BY admin ON THE July 30th, 2020

Businesses can be heavily impacted by customers who cannot, or simply will not pay when payment is due. A single unpaid invoice can cause issues, and the longer this debt is left uncollected, your chances of getting your money back become slim. Consider these tips to avoid and manage debt recovery to save your business […]

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Deductions on home businesses

POSTED BY admin ON THE July 30th, 2020

Self-employed individuals (contractors, sole traders, partnerships, or company owners) running a business from their home can claim the parts of their home used for business as an expense. Any space in your home that is primarily used for the purpose of running your business can be claimed. This may include certain rooms such as a […]

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How can you fund your business?

POSTED BY admin ON THE July 16th, 2020

Turning an idea into a business requires money, and securing this stable funding is not easy. Businesses have a variety of innovative funding options today, but before you pick one, you may want to consider how well some of these methods fit your business model and if you can really benefit from them. Peer-to-peer lendingThis […]

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Debt financing vs equity financing

POSTED BY admin ON THE July 9th, 2020

Gathering funding is a challenge that almost all business owners face at some point. Financing can come in two forms – debt financing and equity financing. Debt financing is money that you borrow and plan to pay back within an agreed time frame and interest rate. Common forms of debt financing include bank loans, mortgages […]

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What are your NZ Super obligations?

POSTED BY admin ON THE July 9th, 2020

New Zealanders who are currently receiving NZ Super payments, or are looking to apply need to be aware of the obligations that come with the scheme. It is important to be prepared for and prevent any penalties that may come your way in the case that you do not uphold these obligations. What are your […]

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What are the different types of cashless payment methods?

POSTED BY admin ON THE July 2nd, 2020

In an effort to minimise physical contact during the global pandemic, most businesses are making the switch to cashless payments. While contactless credit cards and mobile wallet applications remain the most common type of cashless payments, many other methods have emerged in recent times. In the event that your business is also looking to make […]

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