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    MYOB Logins

    One login to rule them all with MYOB Logins

    Are you using MYOB Accountants Office or Accountants Enterprise in your practice? There's a rather exciting addition to the software that I think will make your business life just that teeny bit more easier! Introducing MYOB Logins We’re connecting our various products and services under a single-sign-in called MYOB Logins. Why? To make it easier for your MYOB practice software to talk to our cloud-based products and services. What will MYOB Logins do for you? In the short term, it offers added convenience. Once you're logged into your practice software, you can switch seamlessly into Essentials, AccountRight and so on. More importantly …

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    Common small business mistakes you should avoid

    It is so exciting running your own business. When you first start up, you have dreams of making the big time. But as time goes on, you may discover that although you have the passion, the energy runs out quickly when each day provides the next challenge. Don’t let these common mistakes keep you down. Avoid them, and get your business back on track. Failing to plan The saying is true: If you fail to plan, you plan to fail. This is a big problem for many small businesses. If you don’t have goals and specific plans on how to get the business where it needs to be, you will be distracted by every detour along the road and your business ma …

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    How to be a student of business

    Boston, winter 2012: As I crossed Boston Common on a cold, clear, sunny morning, I wondered what the next seven days would hold for me. I was in Boston at Harvard Business School to undertake a weeklong Executive Residence Course in Launching New Ventures. From hundreds of business courses all over the world that I had researched, this one was the one I most wanted to do and was willing to fly halfway around the world to attend. My never-ending pursuit of being a student of business continued. Being a business owner myself — as well as advising hundreds of business owners on how to grow and improve their businesses — means that I must …

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    5 smart ways to manage money for the self-employed or freelancer

    When you are self-employed or doing contract work as a freelancer, the flow of income is rarely steady and often in lump sums, followed by periods of drought. Without control, it can be a feast-to-famine experience as you indulge on receipt of a lump sum and then overload credit facilities later as you wait for the next payment. We all know the tradie with the amazing ute who has to borrow $2 from mates for pie! So how do you manage the cash flow and minimise your tax while building your business and your wealth? 1. Know your financial position Yes, I know this might seem like common sense, but many small business people do not have a t …

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    MYOB seeks listing on the ASX

    Today is a great day at MYOB, as it signifies a real milestone in our development.  Just a few minutes ago we filed a prospectus with the Australian Securities and Investments Commission.  This important document formally announces our intention to seek a listing as a publicly traded company on the ASX. While listing on the ASX is a marker or signifier of MYOB’s success, the real success of our business isn’t its capital structure, but what we’re able to do each and every day to support the more than 1.2M New Zealand and Australian businesses that we’re privileged to call our clients. MYOB was started with a dream.  Our found …

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    MYOB Live2Air Roadshow Special – your questions answered (part 2)

    Last week I brought you a bunch of answers to questions that came through in the Q&A session of the MYOB Live2Air Roadshow Special. Topics convered in that post included AccountRight / Essentials Accounting, Smart Bills, and Pay Super / SuperStream. Today we cover the following two categories: BankLink Mobile solutions (PayDirect / OnTheGo) BankLink Kelly asked about daily bank feeds in BankLink Q: Does the direct connection for the bank feeds overnight with Commonwealth and Westpac also work with BankLink? A: BankLink accepts a feed from Commonwealth and Westpac on a daily basis. This data is then cleaned up in-hou …

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