Overwhelmed by add ons?

We’re excited to launch a new webinar series Add ons for Experts - designed to give bookkeepers and accountants confidence when making decisions about the hundreds of add ons in the Xero ecosystem.

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Category: The Business of Bookkeeping

Tags: add-ons, Fathom, Spotlight, Xero

Bookkeepers - It's Time for Action!

Time for action

If you’ve been thinking about doing our business course for bookkeepers, now’s the time to act! Tomorrow we begin our September session of Business Planning for Bookkeepers. We’d love you to be a part of this!

We’ll help you modernise your business model and create a business strategy that will suit you and get you motivated to make positive changes!

Here is some feedback from bookkeepers that participated in our last session. Read more here…

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Categories: The Business of Bookkeeping, Really Useful Software Training Tips, A Word to the Wise, Mini MBA

Tags: Bookkeeper Mentoring, Business Planning, Xerocon 2013

Welcoming our new General Manager

Ally Morcombe

We are thrilled to welcome Ally Morcombe as our new General Manager. Ally is by no means new to the team, she has been a pivotal part of the team for the last 12 months working as our BDM. Read more about this change for Abacus…

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Category: The Business of Bookkeeping

Tags: Abacus, Ally Morcombe, Management

XEROCON Elevate - 2013

Will you be attending Xerocon in Sydney this week on the 29th & 30th August?

Abacus Totes

This week at Xerocon we have an information booth showcasing our mentoring program to over 800 bookkeepers and accountants. If you are a bookkeeper or an accountant attending Xerocon come and visit us at Booth 01 (by the main entrance). We’re also presenting…

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Tags: Bookkeeper Mentoring, Xerocon 2013

The Abacus Story so far...

The Abacus Story

I ended up a bookkeeper by accident, working for a stuffy company in Sydney twelve years ago. My direct supervisor was pretty lazy, he used to make himself a cup of tea when I was out of the room so he wouldn’t have to offer one, and he never found the desire to teach me any new skills. There’s a lot more to the story of my beginnings, but eventually I came to the decision that it was time to leave. Thankfully I had more belief in myself than my colleagues at the time, and I made an arrangement with a painter friend where I would sort out his bookkeeping mess for a few days a week. What an education in small business bookkeeping!

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Categories: The Business of Bookkeeping, A Word to the Wise, Mini MBA

Tags: bookkeeper mentoring, the abacus story