special marketing events

Key Marketing Dates Every UK Small Business Should Plan For

Special times of the year give great opportunity for marketing so planning for important dates is very important when you run a small business. Of course there are the main holidays like Christmas and Easter and events such as Mothers Day, Fathers Day and Valentines Day, but there are also other events and key marketing dates throughout the year that you can use to your advantage. Although not every date will be relevant to your business, there’s bound to [...]

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7 Benefits of Using the New Cashflow Manager Invoicing Application for Small Business

In order to improve their cash flow, small businesses need quick, efficient invoicing process.  A simple invoicing application for small business such as Cashflow Manager, can allow small businesses to send out professional invoices, quickly and in just a few simple steps. Here are 7 benefits of using the Cashflow Manager invoicing app in your small business. Invoice quickly and simply Once set up you can choose your customer, fill in the details of your invoice and email it to them from [...]

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Cashflow Manager Cloud Accounting Software is Here!!

We are excited to announce the arrival of our brand new Cashflow Manager Cloud accounting software. Cashflow Manager Cloud is the latest addition to the Cashflow Manager stable of products and is an all new bookkeeping suite designed to enhance our range of offerings so that our valued clients have more choice as to how they do their bookkeeping. Whilst we are taking advantage of the flexibility that new technology offers, we have kept the same easy column methodology that [...]

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How to Make the Most of Twitter in your Small Business

This week we were fortunate enough to listen to a webinar run by Nick Bowditch, Twitter Australia’s SME Brand Specialist. This particular webinar was about how small businesses can use twitter to engage customers and grow their business. It was interesting to find out that Australian small business owners were the first to use Twitter to talk to their customers in real time, thus showing the potential of Twitter as a marketing platform. Nick mentioned a few ways to use Twitter [...]

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5 tips for running your small business from home

Working from home has many advantages. Not having to travel to work each day saves you both time and money. The Internet makes it easy to connect with clients and those you work with. Plus, if you want to stay in your pajamas or comfy clothes all day you can do that! But, it comes with its challenges too. It is easy to get distracted by household chores or the family, or find yourself overworking and unable to switch [...]

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How does end of support for Internet Explorer affect Cashflow Manager?

Microsoft recently announced they would end support for Internet Explorer (IE) versions 8, 9 and 10 as of January 12, 2016. Support for Internet Explorer 11 remains in place for now, but clearly with the rollout of their new browser Microsoft Edge, which is bundled into Windows 10, Microsoft are gearing up to eventually drop Internet Explorer altogether. If you like using Internet Explorer, you are not alone. Despite its detractors, IE is still used by millions of people around [...]

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An Easy Free Method For Securing Your Backups

Backing up your Cashflow Manager files should be a routine activity, preferably every time you finish using the program. But where are you backing up to? You should be backing up to an external drive away from your computer. This could be a USB flash drive, or an external hard drive. If you are storing your backups on the same computer that your Cashflow Manager software is installed on, it is not very safe. If your computer hard-drive fails, you [...]

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6 Technology Tips to Help Your Small Business Grow

Is your small business making the most of new technology? Of course you would be using a computer and a mobile phone – these days that’s pretty much a given, but are you truly utilising the power of technology to grow your business? Here are 6 ways technology can help you improve efficiency in your business. Bank on the Run Get your bank’s mobile app so that you can pay bills while you are out and about, check whether payments have [...]

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christmas planning

7 Things Every Small Business Should Do for Christmas Planning

Santa Claus is coming to town. So check out our list of tips for making sure your small business is on track for a fantastic Christmas period. 1. Get festive Keep customers engaged with a festive environment in your business. You would be surprised how far some Christmas decorations can go. Why not think up a special Christmas promotion for your customers? We all love to get a little something extra, so get creative with your promotion ideas. 2. Use Social Media Can [...]

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workday productivity

How to make the most of each workday in your small business

Sometimes in small business, no matter how hard you work and how many hours you put in, you just can’t seem to keep up. Often you end up spending a lot of time on work that isn’t all that productive and you don’t feel like you are achieving anything. Here are a few tips on making the most of each and every day and increasing workday productivity. Eat breakfast To have a productive day you have to start at the beginning! [...]

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