This financial year I decided to take a more proactive role in the management of Chilli Chocolate Marketing’s accounts. My bookkeeper suggested that I purchase and install MYOB myself to accomplish this, but for a number of reasons I was reluctant to purchase and rely on a standalone software package installed on one particular computer.
So I asked around and conducted quite a bit of research into online accounting systems and the name that kept coming up was Xero.
The recovery might be well and truly underway, but new figures from credit agency Dun & Bradstreet have highlighted the need for companies to continue to closely watch cashflow.
D&B’s latest analysis of payment terms shows it now takes an average of 53.2 days for a business to get its invoices paid, up from 52.1 days this time last year.
As usual, it’s smaller companies getting hit hardest.
I’m going to get a bit MasterChef on you this time. This was a toughie but I finally decided on Chocolate Sorbet Quenelles, which just so happen to go really well with my favourite Donna Hay recipe Caramelised Wonton Stacks…
Here’s a handy hint: if you feel guilty about picking up those White and Yellow Pages books from your home or office front doorstep and putting them straight in the recycling bin, you can now request that deliveries be cancelled.
One day we realised we were running a collection of client websites hosted across different servers, connected through different Internet service providers, running different versions of different types of software, charging different (high) amounts, and even located in different countries.
So what did we do about it?
You know what this is, don’t you.
A five-minute recipe! The most dangerous cake recipe in the world! Another from the arsenal of Naomi Sack.
The key to a good website, a good blog post, or a good email newsletter is having good content. The most important thing is to have something worth reading. But your content won’t get read unless the document captures the reader’s attention. How do you ensure your document gets and holds the reader’s attention so he or she will actually notice the good content?
Of the chocolate recipes we’ve had submitted by our newsletter subscribers, this is the one we’ve found ourselves turning to the most – for everything from office functions to kids’ parties.
With great pleasure we invite you to try Naomi’s Chocolate, sent in by Naomi Sack of Hayes Knight SA.
I recently received a letter on important-looking letterhead from a company named “Domain Renewal Group” warning me that registration for the domain chillichocolatemarketing.com would be expiring shortly. You may yourself have received a letter like this.
It is a scam.