Your toolkit for starting a new business
Starting a business can be exciting and daunting. We break it down into the key steps, with tools and resources for getting up and running.
Ideas and research
Starting your own business? Here’s what you need to know about the best business ideas and where to start.
How to start a business
Thousands of new businesses open every day. If all those people can do it, why not you? Here’s what to do, and when.
How to do market research
Your business idea is clearly inspired. But it helps to check you’re not the only one who thinks so.
Registering a business and other admin tasks
After all the excitement of deciding to start a business, you’ll have some paperwork to do.
Finding and selling to customers
The next crucial step is promoting your business and starting to sell your goods and services.
What is inventory?
Your inventory is one of the most important purchases you’ll make. It’s the reason you’re in business.
How to invoice
Looking for help on making and sending invoices and getting them paid? Check out these tips on the art of invoicing.
Free invoice template
Download the web’s simplest invoice template and use it over and over and over again.
How to create a business website
Treat your website like an online version of a storefront. It’s the first impression for many customers and prospects.
Getting paid and paying others
So you’ve sold your product or service, now how do you make sure you get paid so you can pay your bills?
Get a free payslip template. Or look at payroll software.
Create a payslip for your employees in no time with this easy-to-use template.
Invoice payment terms: Top seven tips
We asked small businesses for their top tips on getting invoices taken seriously. It starts with invoice payment terms.
Chasing outstanding invoices
Invoices are often paid late. And some aren’t paid at all. So how do you handle outstanding invoices?
How to pay yourself as a business owner
Learn how different types of business owners pay themselves. And get some tips on how much.
Business accounting 101
Got sales coming in the door? Congrats! Here are resources to help you do basic accounting for your small business and track performance.
GST Guide For Business
Making a start with GST? Don’t worry. It’s a little extra admin, but this guide will help you get sorted.
How to create a small business budget
Businesses need budgets. So how do you go about setting a business budget? What are the main things you need to put in?
Get a free balance sheet template. Or look at accounting software.
Download a balance sheet template for your business. And learn how software can make reporting easier.
Get a free profit and loss template. Or look at accounting software.
Download a profit and loss (P&L) template for your business. And learn how software can make reporting easier.
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