Cybercrime has increased 300 per cent since 2015. 43 per cent of cybercrime targets small business. 22 percent of small businesses are so badly affected they can’t continue. Don’t let your business become a cybercrime statistic. In partnership with CREST ANZ Limited, the Department of Industry, Innovation and Science is supporting small business to improve their cyber security. A grant of up to $2,100 to eligible small businesses for 50
Everybody, it seems, is putting something in a cloud. Photos, music, even precious small business data. The cloud is clearly the way information storage is headed, and offers big benefits like the flexibility to work remotely, reduced costs, and it can save the day when laptops die.
As a small business owner, I know how hard it is to keep a business running while wearing ten different hats at once. And that’s to say nothing of keeping up with tech trends and identifying the ones that could impact my business. That’s why it’s not surprising to see a lot of small business owners who are resistant to trying new technology. If you’re in this boat, don’t shy
Over the last few years, we kept on hearing experts say “You have to make your website mobile-friendly!” And in response, we heard business owners say “Sure, it would be nice if my website shows up pretty on a smart phone. But it’s not on the top of my priority list. My website can still be viewed on a smart phone” – and if this sounds like you, then you’re not alone.
One of the main reasons businesses fail is because there isn’t a good bookkeeping system in place that would provide warning signs the business could run out of cash. You can choose to set up a bookkeeping system manually (using accounting books), electronically (spreadsheets) or use accounting software. Unless you want to get familiar with bookkeeping practices, accounting software is the most efficient choice. What to consider Every business will