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    Small Biz Matters on Triple H FM “Interview with Mayor Steve Russell” 8th July 14

Small Biz Matters on Triple H FM “Interview with Mayor Steve Russell” 8th July 14

 

Small Biz Matters – a half hour program each week where you can work
ON your business rather than IN it.
Interview with Mayor Steve Russell

Part 1 – Welcome to Mayor Steve Russell & he answers our questions           

We’re very excited to be welcoming this week the Mayor of Hornsby, Mr Steve Russell. He’s here to chat to us about what the council does and is planning on doing for small business in Hornsby. We’ve invited some small businesses in the area to put their own questions to the Mayor but first let us welcome him to the program:

Steve, thanks […]

By |July 8th, 2014|Articles, Podcasts|

Small Biz Matters on Triple H FM “Round Up” 1st July 14

Small Biz Matters – a half hour program each week where you can work
ON your business rather than IN it.
Round Up, The Show So Far

Part 1 – Small Biz Matters, what’s the point?

Firstly, Happy end of financial year everybody! Wow. What a stupid phrase, and completely irrelevant to those Small Biz owners out there. It really is another Hallmark/retail attempt to “brand” another sale and sell more crap to us as consumers….

BUT, as a small business owner I do want you to stop for a minute and think…

Did you know the Small Business Failure rate in 2013 was […]

By |July 1st, 2014|Articles, Podcasts|
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    Small Biz Matters on Triple H FM “Inducting a New Employee” 24th June 14

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Small Biz Matters on Triple H FM “Inducting a New Employee” 24th June 14

Small Biz Matters – a half hour program each week where you can work
ON your business rather than IN it.
Inducting New Staff Members
We’re really in that Admin part of the year so this program follows on from the last couple of weeks’ shows – Processes and Procedures and Forms and last weeks’ show which was all about preparing for the end of the Tax Year. If you’ve missed them, don’t worry they are all available as podcasts on my website boydofficemanagement.com.au just go to the Blogs & Podcasts page.

So this week we’re chatting about Inducting new staff members. […]

By |June 24th, 2014|Articles, Podcasts|
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    Small Biz Matters on Triple H FM “Preparing for EOFY” with guest Julie Attwood CPA 17th June 14

Small Biz Matters on Triple H FM “Preparing for EOFY” with guest Julie Attwood CPA 17th June 14

Today’s program features our first guest; Julie Attwood, Chartered Accountant. With her guidance we give you tips on getting your end of year accounts in order, discussing this latest announcements by the ATO on who they’re “targeting”, and answering your questions.

Co-hosted by The Breakfast Boys & local business owner and admin specialist Alexi Boyd, the program aims to raise the profile of small business in Hornsby by discussing issues which are important NOW to the local business community.
We’ll be chatting about the HOW TO of running a business; organisation & admin, marketing & advertising, social media, local issues such […]

By |June 17th, 2014|Articles, Podcasts|
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    Small Biz Matters on Triple H FM “The best way to use Forms in your business” 10th June 14

Small Biz Matters on Triple H FM “The best way to use Forms in your business” 10th June 14

Today’s program is all the best way to use Forms in your business. It’s a follow-on from last week’s show – Processes and Procedures. Not an exciting topic we shall admit, but an important one from an admin perspective. It’s all about making sure your back-end is functioning efficiently so you can get on with looking after the front end – and your clients! We chat about why it’s important to standardise the forms in your business, suggested commonly used forms and tips & tricks for making them easy to use & implement.

Co-hosted by The Breakfast Boys & local […]

By |June 10th, 2014|Articles, Podcasts|
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    Small Biz Matters on Triple H FM “Utilising Processes & Procedures” 3rd June 14

Small Biz Matters on Triple H FM “Utilising Processes & Procedures” 3rd June 14

Today’s program is all about effectively Utilising Processes & Procedures in your business. Why is this important? How can i add value to your business? And how to make sure your processes and procedures are put in place properly right from the beginning.

Co-hosted by The Breakfast Boys & local business owner and admin specialist Alexi Boyd, the program aims to raise the profile of small business in Hornsby by discussing issues which are important NOW to the local business community.
We’ll be chatting about the HOW TO of running a business; organisation & admin, marketing & advertising, social media, local […]

By |June 3rd, 2014|Articles, Podcasts|
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    Small Biz Matters on Triple H FM “Phillip Ruddock on the Budget” 27th May 14

Small Biz Matters on Triple H FM “Phillip Ruddock on the Budget” 27th May 14

Today’s program features an interview The Hon Phillip Ruddock, Federal MP and Member for Berowra. In it Alexi and Phillip Ruddock discuss the proposed Federal Budget and its impact on local Small Business.

You can download to the full Audio file of the interview \by clicking on the link above.

By |May 27th, 2014|Articles, Podcasts|
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    Small Biz Matters on Triple H FM “Advertising on a Zero Budget” 20th May 14

Small Biz Matters on Triple H FM “Advertising on a Zero Budget” 20th May 14

Today’s program is all about advertising on a zero budget but remember the time you spend on this aspect of your business has value. Spending a great deal of time on your advertising such as setting up social media needs to be quantified in terms of your time. We also discussed the recent Budget announcements and the impact this could have on local business.

Co-hosted by The Breakfast Boys & local business owner and admin specialist Alexi Boyd, the program aims to raise the profile of small business in Hornsby by discussing issues which are important NOW to the local […]

By |May 20th, 2014|Articles, Podcasts|
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    Small Biz Matters on Triple H FM “All About The Show” 13th May 14

Small Biz Matters on Triple H FM “All About The Show” 13th May 14

Today’s program is all about what that phrase means …. “working ON your business rather than IN it.” A phrase which is bandied about ALL the time.

Co-hosted by The Breakfast Boys & local business owner and admin specialist Alexi Boyd, the program aims to raise the profile of small business in Hornsby by discussing issues which are important NOW to the local business community.
We’ll be chatting about the HOW TO of running a business; organisation & admin, marketing & advertising, social media, local issues such as parking, dealing with government at all levels & accessing support, sponsorship, insurance, networking, […]

By |May 13th, 2014|Articles, Podcasts|
  • Top Tips: Hosting a Successful Launch Party for your Business

Top Tips: Hosting a Successful Launch Party for your Business

After recently hosting a successful Launch Party for my new business; Boyd Office Management Services at Hornsby Council’s local pop-up shop, I wanted to write this article to share my Top Tips.

The evening was a great success and you could put it all down the planning and preparation.
You CAN do this yourself and you CAN do it cheaply… It just takes work.

Here are my top tips:

WHO TO INVITE:

Try to keep the Launch local – this makes the businesses around you feel special & encourages people to think of it as a networking event – so already they have a […]

By |February 7th, 2014|Articles|