Brisbane’s Coolest Xero Bookkeepers …

We get weekly enquiries here at CloudCounting from clients who would like us to help them with their bookkeeping.   Our focus here at CloudCounting is to teach small business owners how to bookkeep in their own business, and to provide accountancy services, so when a client wants to outsource their bookkeeping and we do not […]

100% Blue or Proudly Purple | #MYOBPC versus #XeroCon

Well, that’s another accounting software conference season done and dusted.  We had such a great time attending both #XeroCon and #MYOBPC.  The conferences were completely different, and therefore difficult to compare, but we certainly formed some observations and would like to share them with you here … (and by the way – there are no […]

MYOB | A Company that pays it forward

Late yesterday afternoon I and many others had the immense privilege of listening to a keynote speech from an amazing bloke named Michael Crossland.  I’ve never heard such a motivational, inspiring speech about being mindful and thankful for what we all take for granted living our comfortable lives in Australia.   I wouldn’t do Michael’s story […]

#XeroCon | Ready for a few accounting jokes?

When we think about a ‘traditional’ accountant, certain personality characteristics come to mind.  There is no question that in the past, accountants have been characterized in certain ways.  I think this has been reinforced by the way accountants in particular have reacted to the Xero phenomenon, versus the other participant groups attending #XeroCon – the […]

Poke a stick at your Mortgage – Go On …

Recently a long standing client of mine, who also owns her own mortgage broking business, offered to review my mortgage rates.  I jumped at the chance as even though I am perceived as ‘financially literate’, being an accountant and all, I often forget to sweep the cobwebs out of my own financial life! It was […]