Small Business Stuff

My 5 Small Business learnings so far.....

If you are new to your small business or are thinking about starting one, hopefully these learnings will help you with your new and exciting venture. During the New Zealand Covid-19 self-isolation here over the last few weeks, I have been reflecting on my small business and some of the lessons I have learnt since starting a side hustle in June 2018. Some are ones I wish I had done earlier and some are ones I am so glad I did from the start. SEPARATE YOUR EXPENSES Do it as soon as you start. I had my small business for...

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How I use Dubsado in my stationery + calligraphy business

How I use Dubsado in my stationery + calligraphy business

As part of my word β€˜grow’ this year, I have been intentional around investing in different areas of this small business to help The Paper Gazelle grow. Being a mum that juggle days with my son and days working each week, time is something that I never seem to have enough of. From balancing mum life, admin, website orders, social media and new projects to grow the business, I knew I needed a better system to manage and streamline my processes. I now use Dubsado for website enquiries, sending quotes, booking clients with contracts, timelines, payments, time tracking AND send...

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