March 31st is fast approaching, which means the fiscal year is coming to a close and your taxes are due. Businesses with a year-end pending are scrambling to fulfill last minute sales, undertake stocktakes, squeeze in the last expenses, and complete accounts to meet month-end. It’s a busy and stressful time, particularly if you’re a small business owner with fewer resources and limited support.Read More
By now, most of us are back from the Christmas break. We should be refreshed and raring to go for the new year – but often, that’s not the case. As our eyes inevitably drift to the window, we see beautiful blue skies and bright hot sun. The beach is beckoning. But alas, there is work to be done!Read More
Another year is drawing to a close and as we wind down and prepare for the season’s festivities, it’s a great time to start making plans for what you want your business to achieve in 2019.
It may be time to let go of the old and finally embrace the new. Here are five ways to help kick start your new year... and your business.Read More
With Christmas just around the corner, office parties, and end of year targets to meet, it’s no wonder we end up spinning many different plates and wind up exhausted both physically and mentally. Between booze and business growth strategies, it can sometimes feel like we’re drowning under the pressure.Read More
Over the next few weeks we are running a series of articles looking at the changing face of tourism in a fast-evolving market. These articles are written by Bartercard’s National Manager of Tourism and Travel Mark Ferszt who has over 20 years of industry experience, and feature in PATA’s (Pacific Asia Travel Association) Issues and Trends 2018.Read More
While the property market maybe cooling, Bartercard property sales are heating up and more vendors are turning to sell real estate through the cash-alternative marketplace to achieve a faster sale.
It is being forecast that in the coming months, buyers will see the stronger opportunities in a falling market, while investors may incur losses and especially if they’re selling a unit compared to a house.Read More
When was the last time you bought a CD, pulled into a motel or hailed a cab? Life before Spotify, Airbnb and Uber seems a distant memory. Commerce isn’t what it was 10 years ago, and advances in technology are allowing start-ups to think outside the box and get a head start on more traditional companies.Read More
Digitisation is vast and one that is forever evolving. How do you leverage the upsides of digital? To help you, we’ve included five easy steps to get you on your way to digitising your business and help you get more customers and increase profits. Embrace data, capture leads and utilise the latest content distribution strategies.Read More
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