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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://medium.com/@HeatherSmithAU 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 [...]

2020-09-25T17:18:18+10:00September 25th, 2020|0 Comments

Simplifying choices within the MYOB Marketplace

On Friday 31st January, I attended Brisbane MYOB Incite 2020. The first stop of MYOB’s national roadshow and first time we’d hear from the MYOB’s new CEO, Greg Ellis. I have included a snippet of Mr Ellis’s talk in the accompanying video and shall focus my commentary to the apps marketplace. With a [...]

2020-02-03T16:09:53+10:00February 3rd, 2020|2 Comments

Email about  Hubdoc + the Xero subscription price increase – you’re welcome to use it.

Here's my email to people who hold their Xero subscription with me, about  Hubdoc + the Xero subscription price increase – you’re welcome to use it.   Hi Tl;dr- You’re receiving this email because you hold your Xero subscription with me. From 18 March 2020 Xero business subscriptions are increasing by $2 per month and [...]

2020-01-14T15:13:15+10:00January 14th, 2020|0 Comments

Automation in Practice Management workshops across Australia and New Zealand

This is a project I've been working on for some time now, and I'm excited to launch it to the public. Words can't describe how elated I am to be able to work with the Chartered Accountants Australia and New Zealand on this project as part of their #CACatalyst initiative. I'm an Ambassador for their [...]

2020-01-28T09:16:34+10:00June 12th, 2019|1 Comment

Listening, Learning and Talking tour of the USA

During May 2019 I am travelling across the USA, on a Listening, Learning and Talking tour of the USA. Don’t worry I’m not planning to embellish my LinkedIn profile to read “International Speaker”. I’m tickled pink to be here and soak in everything I possibly can, develop some deep connections of the landscape and in [...]

2019-07-31T09:55:35+10:00May 2nd, 2019|0 Comments

Addressing clients’ fear of the cloud

Accountants frequently ask me: “How can I encourage my own client base to adopt cloud accounting solutions”. When they do I share with them a story about a meticulously maintained historical museum in Landsborough, Queensland with the largest collection of hand-cranked wash boards and vintage washing machines I’ve ever seen. If there’s a chance your [...]

2018-12-19T16:08:05+10:00December 19th, 2018|0 Comments

Laura Venables – Flipping the Australian Accounting conference model on its head

My name's Laura Venables, I'm the event director of AccounTech.Live and Accounting Business Expo. What does that really mean? A whole heap of things really. We are the facilitators of these two great exhibitions and conferences. As you know, they're both a pretty new style of event to the market in the last recent years.  [...]

2018-10-22T09:34:57+10:00October 22nd, 2018|0 Comments
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