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.

Networking in 2021

Before Covid 19 networking, hobnobbing, mingling and schmoozing were a natural part of our business lives. Overnight, we found ourselves restricted from attending in-person events. As 2021 unravels, I suspect we shall not return to large roadshows, or conferences anytime soon. However, in 2021, smaller intimate in-person events may fill that void for our own [...]

2021-01-23T14:09:27+10:00January 27th, 2021|0 Comments

Accounting Apps Newsletter 2020 Insights

An example of what the newsletter looks like I’m sharing with you insights from my Accounting Apps Newsletter analytics. My vision for the personalised bi-weekly Accounting Apps newsletter is to provide an informative, educational resource that’s an efficient and easy read for anyone who wants to enhance their Accounting App knowledge. The newsletter [...]

2021-02-05T10:09:13+10:00January 18th, 2021|0 Comments

The Future of The Accounting Profession | Kenji Kuramoto

"One opportunity this pandemic did give us is it has allowed us to bring people together from all over the world. That is what we have here today truly a gathering of some of the top minds in the profession from around the world to give us some insights into what they think they [...]

2021-03-04T12:03:15+10:00October 8th, 2020|0 Comments

How to provide constructive feedback to apps | Beau Gaudron

Make sure that it's not something that you're doing wrong. Make sure you've done your research, to ensure there is not another way to tackle the issue Beau Gaudron Tech Ninja Growthwise We were grateful to have Beau Gaudron Tech Ninja from Growthwise join us for a conversations, brainstorm, & ideas exchange, around this [...]

2020-10-01T12:39:46+10:00October 1st, 2020|0 Comments

The Medium platform – I have an account and here’s what I’ve figured out so far

I have a Medium account – you can find it and follow it here: https://heathersmithau.medium.com/ Honestly, I'm still trying to figure it out. The purpose of this post, it to keep track of my learnings, so it shall be active and updated periodically. I have a paid Medium membership, but you can subscribe for free. You [...]

2021-01-20T18:44:21+10:00September 25th, 2020|0 Comments

How to use Microsoft SharePoint for Accountants and Bookkeepers.

How to use Microsoft SharePoint for Accountants and Bookkeepers. The session is aimed at an existing user, so sits at an Intermediate or Advanced level. This is two hours long, and it’s jam-packed with information – so hopefully you can enjoy listening to us on a long walk, or bike ride, or multi-tasking! The session [...]

2020-09-02T16:21:44+10:00September 4th, 2020|0 Comments

A Cloud Integrator for the Construction Industry | Robert Hudman

"I don't want the accounts team feeling like they've got to navigate through this world of construction software. We should have those two systems talking to each other, and quite literally the construction delivery teams; so your project managers, all those types of people; they shouldn't only not know how to access the accounting [...]

2021-05-14T03:29:41+10:00August 27th, 2020|0 Comments

Building a multi-disciplinary professional services business | John Knight

'Mongolia was about me taking myself out of my comfort zone. That was about me stretching myself to think differently. That was about having a bit of a breather, and climbing a mountain in Mongolia is one way to get a bit of a different perspective on the world. It took me out of [...]

2021-05-14T02:05:49+10:00August 24th, 2020|0 Comments

Collection of Modern Practice Resources from ACCA and CAANZ

The ACCA and CA ANZ has developed a wealth of excellent resources for anyone interested in learning more about a Modern Accounting Practice. Many thanks to Aleksandra Zaronina Head of SME Professional Insights who provided the framework for the following information. Here is a link to lots of useful practice focused webinars: https://www.charteredaccountantsanz.com/news-and-analysis/news/sharing-knowledge/your-practice Careers in SMPs [...]

2021-06-22T18:47:54+10:00August 17th, 2020|0 Comments
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