Ideas and research
Starting your own business? Here’s what you need to know about the best business ideas and where to start.
Thousands of new businesses open every day. If all those people can do it, why not you? Here’s what to do, and when.
Your business idea is clearly inspired. But it helps to check you’re not the only one who thinks so.
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.
Your inventory is one of the most important purchases you’ll make. It’s the reason you’re in business.
Looking for help on making and sending invoices and getting them paid? Check out these tips on the art of invoicing.
Download the web’s simplest invoice template and use it over and over and over again.
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?
Create a payslip for your employees in no time with this easy-to-use template.
We asked small businesses for their top tips on getting invoices taken seriously. It starts with invoice payment terms.
Invoices are often paid late. And some aren’t paid at all. So how do you handle outstanding invoices?
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.
Making a start with GST? Don’t worry. It’s a little extra admin, but this guide will help you get sorted.
Businesses need budgets. So how do you go about setting a business budget? What are the main things you need to put in?
Download a balance sheet template for your business. And learn how Xero software can make reporting easier.
Download a profit and loss (P&L) template for your business. And learn how Xero software can make reporting easier.
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