Finding a niche for your professional services

Posted on October 4, 2022Categories Advisors, News, Technology

Accredited Reckon partner, Stephanie Crawford, discovered she had a knack for business coaching while working as a bookkeeper. And now, as a coach, her main clientele are fellow bookkeepers looking for strategic business advice. “I’m a huge advocate for businesses having a bookkeeper as part of their team—they are generally more successful as a result,” she shares. “Coaching bookkeepers has become my sweet spot.” Based in Auckland, New Zealand, Stephanie started working in banking straight out of school, then held … Continue reading “Finding a niche for your professional services”

Celebrating our FY23 Xero Australia Award winners

Posted on October 4, 2022Categories Advisors, Apps, Bookkeepers, Small business

Over the past week, we’ve had the great honour of celebrating the outstanding achievements of our small business community by crowning the Xero Australia Award winners for FY23.  We received a record number of entries this year, representing some fierce competition. So those who took out the top spots should be incredibly proud of their accomplishment, which is no easy feat among such a high calibre of contenders.  Now to introduce our Xero Australia Award FY23 winners:      We’re … Continue reading “Celebrating our FY23 Xero Australia Award winners”

Xero named New Zealand’s most-loved accounting software by Kiwi small businesses

Posted on October 4, 2022Categories Small business, Xero news

For the fourth year in a row, I am stoked to announce that Xero is the winner of Canstar’s Most Satisfied Customer Award for small business accounting software. We’re super proud to be named New Zealand’s most-loved accounting platform by our customers, and it’s even more special that we’re celebrating this win for the fourth consecutive year.  Canstar Blue is a customer satisfaction research and ratings business aimed at helping consumers make better purchasing decisions. Canstar’s annual survey engages hundreds … Continue reading “Xero named New Zealand’s most-loved accounting software by Kiwi small businesses”

A discussion with our Digital Marketing Manager – what can you learn for your own business?

Posted on September 28, 2022Categories Advisors, Small business, Technology, Tips

We recently sat down with Valentina Vurchio, Digital Marketing Manager at Reckon, to get a better handle on exactly what digital marketing is. We also unpacked some of the most recent trends you should be looking out for, and a few easy ways to improve your own digital marketing as a small business owner. As a digital marketer, can you give us a brief idea of what digital marketing entails? “Digital marketing is essentially any marketing activity that requires a … Continue reading “A discussion with our Digital Marketing Manager – what can you learn for your own business?”

Business apps: Everything you need to know

Posted on September 28, 2022Categories Advisors, Bookkeepers, Small business

With the explosion of different business apps now available, more and more businesses are using apps to help run their daily operations and to grow – gaining access to smarter insights and banishing manual tasks to the past. But what exactly are business apps? And how are businesses that embrace app technology seeing the benefits?  First, what exactly do we mean by apps? An app – or ‘application’ – is a type of software created to solve a specific need. … Continue reading “Business apps: Everything you need to know”

Procore + Xero: Building a new platform partnership to help digitalize construction

Posted on September 28, 2022Categories Apps, construction, Partnership, Platform, Small business, Xero news

As we scale our small business platform, we are always looking at ways we can work with like-minded partners to deliver best-in-class cloud tools to our customers.  This is all part of the work we are doing to build out the Xero platform, catering to the industry specific needs of our customers. Speaking of building, I’m proud to announce our new partnership with Procore, connecting their industry leading construction platform into Xero.  Chances are if you work in the construction … Continue reading “Procore + Xero: Building a new platform partnership to help digitalize construction”