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How to create affordable videos

04/22/2017 MAD Content

How to create affordable videos
I've been the client and I've been the video supplier. I know both sides and these are a few thoughts about the very beginning of the video creation process.There's a lot to consider when you start to think about using video as part of your marketing solution, either for your own business, or for yo...

Nashmir - About Nashmir and what we do.

04/09/2017 NashMir Russian Translator Auckland

Nashmir - About Nashmir and what we do.
Russian translator Natalia Galvin (Ostrovskaya) was born and raised in Belarus. She learnt Russian and English, then studied English at International House in Minsk. In 1999 she emigrated to New Zealand as a consequence of the catastrophe at the Chernobyl nuclear power plant.Natalia holds a degree...

The Right Flooring For Living With Pets

04/05/2017 HARO Flooring New Zealand

The Right Flooring For Living With Pets
Beautiful, safe and clean – the right flooring for living with petsLiving with a dog or cat is a challenge for any home, particularly for the flooring. It’s choice not only depends on the design and how easy it is to clean, but also on the animals‘ safety. Read here about how to find the suita...

"The minute I make a change, everyone gets it"

04/03/2017 Freeman Software

The minute I make a change, everyone gets it
'The minute I make a change, everyone gets it' is, I hope, a fallacy in the world of on-line software. It omits a major stage between 'making a change' and 'everyone getting it'. The following is a brief outline on how I fixed a bug in one of our in-house systems. This system is not used by customer...

Local or Cloud Software

03/27/2017 Freeman Software

Local or Cloud Software
As you know, Freeman Software has been providing and supporting Personal Computer and Network-based software solutions for a number of years. Our Customers have the choice of running their software locally or 'in the cloud'.There are both pros and cons to having software running locally, on your own...

All About the Treaty of Waitangi / Все о договоре Вайтанги

03/20/2017 NashMir Russian Translator Auckland

All About the Treaty of Waitangi / Все о договоре Вайтанги
All About the Treaty of Waitangi / Все о договоре ВайтангиThis article is reprinted from our blog on the NashMir Website. This is part of the NashMir translation of the treaty of Waitangi we prepared as part of the Treaty Times Thirty project. It differs from the final version...

11 Things You Can Do Today to Have an Authentic Relationship

03/15/2017 Coach 2 Connect

11 Things You Can Do Today to Have an Authentic Relationship
Do you long for a loving and authentic relationship with an intimate partner?Who doesn't want that...!11 things you can do today to start building an authentic relationship with yourself and your partner!Do you want an authentic relationship and wonder why everyone else appears to be in one but not...

Made in New Zealand

03/13/2017 Freeman Software

Made in New Zealand
I have been reading a lot of articles and watching videos that promote 'made in America'. That's great and I applaud the producers of this content for their patriotism. However, I am not American so...When I was younger my father needed an orchard sprayer. He bought the steel (BHP Australia) the tan...

Reasons Why You Should Start A Business Today

03/12/2017 Paul Martin Chartered Accountant Ltd

Reasons Why You Should Start A Business Today
The year is just starting and there are many things you could do this year that could change your life - like perhaps starting a business.Starting a business can be overwhelming. But the rewards are great once you know how to handle the responsibility and get the business planning right. To get you...

What to bring to paintball

03/09/2017 Delta Force Paintball Christchurch

Well paintball warriors, here’s something everyone likes to know. Being prepared is one of the best ways to win in paintball, so I’ll share a few tips to make sure you start your paintball battles with the right things! – Your fairy wings. – Tutu. – Just kidding, you can leave y...

Top 5 Trends In Staircase Design

03/08/2017 HARO Flooring New Zealand

Top 5 Trends In Staircase Design
The Latest Trends in Staircase Design With the booming popularity of open living, the staircase has advanced to become a focal point in the house. From being solely an object for usage, staircases have transformed into designer pieces. It is therefore no surprise that over the last few years trends...

The Birth of a System...

03/01/2017 Freeman Software

The Birth of a System...
The birth of a system...Dave, I am frustrated that our maintenance is not being done *. I have been looking at this system (x) and it seems to do what we need. I need to be able to see what is being done each day and Sally needs to print out work orders each day for the team.We had a look at the sug...

Use of Sunscreen Roller Blinds in today's New Zealand homes.

02/25/2017 Rods and Blinds

Use of Sunscreen Roller Blinds in today's New Zealand homes.
Sunscreen roller blinds have been an essential part of window coverings in todays New Zealand homes for at least ten years. They allow us to control the amount of light that comes through your windows taking out the glare and softening the ambience of your decor.This season we are introducing Sheerw...

Demystifying Income Tax

02/12/2017 Paul Martin Chartered Accountant Ltd

Demystifying Income Tax
Tax is often a headache for business owners. As much as they want to avoid it, they can't because tax is part of their financial responsibilities. Many people find it daunting but once you understand some of the basic tax facts, you will be more prepared to deal with it.As a dedicated tax accountant...

Tips For Sorting Finances For Small Businesses

02/08/2017 Paul Martin Chartered Accountant Ltd

Tips For Sorting Finances For Small Businesses
Ultimately business owners want to earn more and spend less to maximize their business profit. This is achievable if you know how to handle your finances and follow these simple tips. 1. Be honest and realistic when analysing your finances Examine the funds in your business closely. Do you hav...

Tax Tips for 2017

01/30/2017 Paul Martin Chartered Accountant Ltd

Tax Tips for 2017
For most business owners, tax is not at the top of the list of what they want to focus on when the new year hits. But managing taxation is a business requirement you cannot ignore, especially now that the Inland Revenue Department (IRD) is making technological changes to modernise tax administration...

Humorous Home Décor

01/23/2017 HARO Flooring New Zealand

Humorous Home Décor
Laughter is the best medicine. A person who laughs suffers from less anxiety and feels better all-round. Although scientists still don’t know exactly why we laugh, there’s lots of evidence that it has a beneficial effect. To take just one example: children who laugh a lot develop faster and bett...

BUILDERS

01/23/2017 KEY2

At KEY2 we work with a select group of builders to create the homes that our clients want to own. Our client’s satisfaction and having a good working relationship with our building partners are two critical factors in how we select a build company to work with. If you are interested in working w...

Business Upgrades To Help Your Business Scale

01/22/2017 Paul Martin Chartered Accountant Ltd

Business Upgrades To Help Your Business Scale
Being in business is very competitive. Considering the many businesses and startups sprouting up everywhere, plus with continuous market changes, competition just gets tougher. That is why as an entrepreneur, you need to offer something new or come up with better service if you want to stay in the g...

Dental Implants Treatment in Dominion Road, Mt Roskill, Mt Eden, Mt Albert, Auckland

01/15/2017 Dominion Dental Centre

Dental Implants Treatment in Dominion Road, Mt Roskill, Mt Eden, Mt Albert, Auckland
Experiencing self-esteem from a vacated tooth space? We are here to help you! With one of the most popular options – a dental implant. A dental implant most often takes the form of a small, screw-shaped titanium post that replaces the root-part of a missing tooth. The surgical procedure used to pl...

5 Great Reasons to Book your Portrait Photo Shoot Today!

12/22/2016 Boutique Lifestyle Photography

As a portrait photographer, one of the most common things we hear from people is that they are waiting for a special occasion in order to book their photo shoot, such as an anniversary, birthday or some other significant milestone. Having a professional portrait session should be viewed as a special...

Beat Holiday Cash Flow Problems With These Tips

12/19/2016 Paul Martin Chartered Accountant Ltd

Beat Holiday Cash Flow Problems With These Tips
Christmas is the most awaited time of the year. Not just because of the festive and merry vibe everywhere, but because it is also the time that we can relax due to the long holiday break. However, that long holiday break may not be a good thing for some businesses as it means an irregular period of...

Why Cloud Accounting is Good For Your Business

12/12/2016 Paul Martin Chartered Accountant Ltd

Why Cloud Accounting is Good For Your Business
Looking for a smarter and faster way to manage your business financial transactions?Then you should work in the cloud!Watch this awesome animation video that discusses how cloud accounting can help your business. http://bit.ly/2dUVJKx...

New Eco-Conscious Exterior Cleaning Service Auckland

12/08/2016 Auckland Transformations

New Eco-Conscious Exterior Cleaning Service Auckland
Auckland Transformations is a New Locally Trusted business that provides an Efficient Eco-Conscious Exterior Cleaning system that will leave you with a Smile on your Dial, This smart, clean business is not only nicely appointed with a crisp clean finish on all services Start to Finish, it is also af...

BUYING A BUSINESS PART 5: What are the Legislative Requirements

12/06/2016 Paul Martin Chartered Accountant Ltd

BUYING A BUSINESS PART 5: What are the Legislative Requirements
After understanding the business acquisition process, preparing the projected costs and expenses and creating the business and marketing plans, it is now time to understand some of the key legislative requirements businesses and their owners must comply with.Whether you are starting a business from...

BUYING A BUSINESS PART 4: Creating the Marketing Plan

12/01/2016 Paul Martin Chartered Accountant Ltd

BUYING A BUSINESS PART 4: Creating the Marketing Plan
In our previous blog discussion, we talked about how to write the important components of an effective business plan. Now that you have a strategic plan for your business, it is time to introduce your brand to the market.The next important step is to create your marketing plan.We have invited Jo Mar...

2016 Living Trends

11/29/2016 HARO Flooring New Zealand

2016 Living Trends
Cosier, warmer, more colourful and lighter: the living trends that await us in 2016. No radical break from previous years, but rather a gentle progression, and one that leaves much room for our own personal preferences. A girl or a boy? When you look at the two colours of the year chosen by U.S....

Other Requirements 3/3

11/28/2016 Freeman Software

You know what you want your system to do and you know how it should work. However, there are a number of other things you need to consider. Part 3 of 3.EFFICIENCYSpecifies how well the software utilizes scarce resources: CPU cycles, disk space, memory, bandwidth, etc.PERFORMANCEThe performance cons...

Creating An Effective Business Strategy

11/27/2016 Paul Martin Chartered Accountant Ltd

Creating An Effective Business Strategy
We know that business strategy plays an important role in the success and growth of your business. Whether you are starting a business or buying one, you need it to go in the right direction.Since the year is about to end, you should revisit your existing business strategy and perhaps draft a new on...

BUYING A BUSINESS PART 3: Creating the Business Plan

11/20/2016 Paul Martin Chartered Accountant Ltd

BUYING A BUSINESS PART 3: Creating the Business Plan
Last time, we discussed the key establishment costs and expenses when purchasing an existing business to set your expectations of what you are about to spend.Now, once you've successfully purchased the business, you need to create or structure a business plan that will help you sustain it and facili...

Protect Your Business With Accountancy Insurance

11/13/2016 Paul Martin Chartered Accountant Ltd

Protect Your Business With Accountancy Insurance
As a business owner, you want to secure the future prosperity of your company and protect it from any financial misfortune. With this in mind, have you considered what would happen if you were subject to an audit by the Inland Revenue Department (IRD)?As trusted a business advisor and Chartered Acco...

Other Requirements 2/3

11/13/2016 Freeman Software

You know what you want your system to do and you know how it should work. However, there are a number of other things you need to consider. Part 2 of 3.FLEXIBILITYIf your company intends to increase or extend the functionality of the software after it is deployed, that should be planned from the...

BUYING A BUSINESS PART 2: Start-Up Costs

11/10/2016 Paul Martin Chartered Accountant Ltd

BUYING A BUSINESS PART 2: Start-Up Costs
Previously, we discussed things you need to know when starting the process of buying a business to prepare yourself and set expectations. Today, we will discuss one of the most important parts of this process – start-up costs.As consumers, one of the things that really matters to us when making a...

Why Floors Should Be One Of The Most Important Investments When Buying A Property

11/03/2016 HARO Flooring New Zealand

Why Floors Should Be One Of The Most Important Investments When Buying A Property
On The Grounds Of Hard FactsWhy Floors Should Be One Of The Most Important Investments When Buying A PropertyProperty is the most popular investment for many people at the moment because it is seen as the safest. The strong demand is driving up prices. Anyone who still wants to fulfil their dream of...

Simple Habits of Successful Entrepreneurs That Will Inspire You

11/02/2016 Paul Martin Chartered Accountant Ltd

Simple Habits of Successful Entrepreneurs That Will Inspire You
Ever wonder what successful entrepreneurs have that made them so good at what they do?Successful entrepreneurs are just ordinary people. They live and breathe in the same world just like the rest of us. The only thing that makes them different from the rest is how they cultivate and live on positive...

Other Requirements 1/3

10/30/2016 Freeman Software

You know what you want your system to do and you know how it should work. However, there are a number of other things you need to consider, these are called non-functional requirements. Part 1 of 3.AVAILABILITYA system's availability, or uptime, is the amount of time that it is operational and avail...

BUYING A BUSINESS PART 1: Starting the Process

10/23/2016 Paul Martin Chartered Accountant Ltd

BUYING A BUSINESS PART 1: Starting the Process
Starting a business from scratch is not that easy. You need to deal with building your customer base, marketing your new business , hiring your staff, establishing your cash flow the list goes on. There are endless tasks and high risks, not to mention the time you need to wait for your investment an...

Buying A Business - An Overview

10/18/2016 Paul Martin Chartered Accountant Ltd

Buying A Business - An Overview
Buying a business, big or small, is one of the biggest decisions and financial transactions you might ever make. It is not as simple as buying a product or service. There are many things to consider, processes and procedures to undertake, and different financial and legal requirements to think about...

Watchu Security set to celebrate 10 years in business

10/17/2016 Watchu Security Ltd

Watchu Security has been installing security systems, automatic gates and controls into commercial and residential customers for over nine years, the business started with Justin Fisher and Adrian Holmes, both being from Cambridge originally, developing a supportive client base for their technol...

Reasons Why Setting Goals Is Important for Your Business

10/09/2016 Paul Martin Chartered Accountant Ltd

Reasons Why Setting Goals Is Important for Your Business
One of the major reasons why businesses fail is because they fail to plan. Business planning is the most critical part of running a business. It is not enough that you want to have or have started a business. And it is not enough that you have sufficient funds to sustain it. You should have every de...