About Heather Smith

Heather Smith can help your business deliver powerful, engaging and educational content, through guest blog posts, educational instructions, video creation, podcasts, and social media blasts. She hosts the #1 independent Cloud Stories podcast Cloud Stories, authored Xero for Dummies, produces easy to follow videos on her YouTube channel and hosts the Cloud Accountants and Advisors Meetup and Xero Mastermind Facebook group. As a chartered accountant and chartered certified accountant and certified Xero & MYOB software advisor she has the knowledge, expertise and credibility to talk about your business solution to the accounting and bookkeeping community.

The Festival of Accounting & Bookkeeping (FAB) 2024

The Festival of Accounting & Bookkeeping (FAB) 2024, taking place on 13-14 March at the NEC, Birmingham, is an exciting event for professionals in the field. It offers an opportunity to engage with industry experts through a variety of short, engaging talks, workshops, and networking areas. The festival promises a unique experience with a focus [...]

2024-01-14T14:35:09+10:00January 14th, 2024|0 Comments

New Zealand Podcasts for Accountants and Bookkeepers

Here are some New Zealand podcasts accountants and bookkeepers might enjoy! The #WHATSNEXT Podcast: Hosted by Chartered Accountants Luke Kemeys & Phillip Smith. A valuable resource for impactful insights in business and life. Listen on Spotify. (over 300 episodes) Keep The Change: Also hosted by Chartered Accountants Luke Kemeys & Phillip Smith, focusing on enhancing [...]

2024-01-08T15:54:57+10:00January 8th, 2024|0 Comments

How to Elevate Your Conference with the Right Advisory Board

Advisory Boards Shape Industry Conferences Quality Advisory Boards have an important role in shaping industry conferences. I've found myself in the position to influence many conferences, and sometimes this is through joining an Advisory Board or a Content Crew, or simply a one on one call with an organiser. The Role of Advisory Boards A [...]

2023-11-01T08:41:14+10:00October 6th, 2023|0 Comments

Steering the Conversation: My Approach to Panel Moderation

As the panel moderator I’d like you to think of our panel as a relaxed, open conversation and that everyone's thoughts, experiences and insights are valid. I'll pose questions to spark a robust conversation, I'll subtly steer the dialogue to keep it engaging and on point. Focus on your fellow panellists; I'll incorporate audience questions [...]

2023-09-25T16:24:47+10:00September 25th, 2023|0 Comments

It’s been 19 years this month since I registered as a sole trader.

It's been 19 years this month since I took the leap and registered as a sole trader. Back then, I positioned myself to offer top-notch training in the Microsoft suite, Small Business subjects (including accounting of course!), and my specialty that brought in the big bucks: MYOB training.   At the start of each month, [...]

2023-05-28T23:02:19+10:00May 28th, 2023|0 Comments

I asked Chat GPT to describe my writing style

I used the prompt : Review and describe my writing style from the following three examples. I included an email I'd just written, a LinkedIn post from last week, and some copy from my website. This was the ChatGPT response: Conversational and approachable tone: Your writing conveys a friendly, conversational tone that makes it easy [...]

2023-04-26T21:37:10+10:00April 26th, 2023|0 Comments
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