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FOMO The Fear Of Missing Out !!

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Ever see folks staring in the same direction? You don’t initially join them in the glance. But in the back of your head, you think, “hmm, I could be missing out.” It’s a common thought, which links directly to your business:

FOMO – the fear of missing out (it’s real)

This is exactly how you should feel about your business and the cloud. Cloud technology is driving a massive, once-in-a-generation shift in the accounting sector. The move means software is doing much more of the heavy lifting, freeing advisors from the pain of data-entry so they can focus on higher-value activities and help boost the success of their small business clients.

Working on a single ledger, in real-time with our clients means we accountants are able to develop closer client relationships and up-level to offer more CFO-type services.

So now is the time to look at online applications and revolutionise your business. Why not get a cloud application like Xero which will give you real time accounting information at your fingertips.

Paddy Gahan at Gahan.ie Xero Accountants

Data entry done for you with Receipt Bank and Xero

Transform your productivity with Receipt Bank.

Are you a small to medium sized business sole trader or professional. Receipt Bank extracts the information from your receipts and invoices quickly, accurately and efficiently.

With Receipt Bank’s superb integration, your data can be sent easily into your Xero account.

HAVE A LOOK AT THIS VIDEO TO SEE HOW IT WORKS

Who is it for?
Receipt Bank and Xero together is perfect for Small to Medium-sized Businesses.

There is no looking back to the old way of managing invoices and receipts – if you are looking to increase your bookkeeping productivity then Receipt Bank is the solution for the problem that for years you didn’t realise you had.

Join the thousands of clients on Receipt Bank by automating your expense processes so you can spend more time on your business, or the things you love.

How does it work with Xero?
The two systems integrate seamlessly to provide a near real-time view of your accounts. Receipt Bank’s software extracts the information from your invoices and receipts and publishes it directly into Xero.

Paddy Gahan Gahan.ie Xero Accountants

Why Cloud Accounting is good for business

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If you want your business to work smarter and faster, cloud accounting software is the way forward. Working in the cloud will give you a better overview of your finances, and improve collaboration with your team.

Accounting software should not be a pain to use

Small business accounting software that’s not available via the cloud can be tedious. Traditionally, it can use up far too much of your business time and effort. This doesn’t add value, and takes the fun out of being in business. Cloud software can save your company time and money.

So what is the cloud?

Think about when you use internet banking. Every time you access this data, you’re using the cloud. The cloud is a platform to make data and software accessible online anytime, anywhere, from any device. Your hard drive is no longer the central hub.

Why the cloud and accounting software are the perfect match

You can use cloud-based software from any device with an internet connection. Online accounting means small business owners stay connected to their data and their accountants. The software can integrate with a whole ecosystem of add-ons. It’s scalable, cost effective and easy to use.

Paddy Gahan @Gahan.ie Xero Cloud Accountants

Cash Is King With Xero

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Cash flow is important. In fact, many of the small business owners we know think it’s the most important metric for your business.

The easiest way to maintain cash in your business is to get paid. Not only that, you need to get paid on time.

Chasing invoices can be time-consuming and even awkward at times. No one wants to have an uncomfortable conversation with a great customer just because they have an overdue invoice.

But unpaid invoices mean you’re operating without money that you should have in the bank. And every minute you spend chasing them is time you could have been working on something else that makes you money. That’s a double whammy.

Here at Gahan.ie we want to help you maintain your cash flow, in any way we can. NOW Xero has launched Invoice Reminders and now they’re officially here.

What are Invoice Reminders
Invoice reminders allow you to automatically send your customers an email reminder about their invoice. You will be able to remind them before or after it’s due, your choice. And the message is fully customizable. But once you get it set up, you don’t have to worry about these reminders.

Paddy Gahan Gahan.ie Xero Accountants Dublin

Red Plum Automative owner Chris Lee says Xero is AMAZING

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Xero not just about the cloud, it’s a movement

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Whether you are out there on your own running a business, or in a bigger firm starting up this service line amongst traditional offerings, you will find that Xero accountants, bookkeepers and small businesses break the mould.  They embrace it. They keep pushing limits and so does Xero. We have a bond knowing we are part of something different that is going to change the nature of the industry as we know it today

No matter what the country, the common theme is the same – Xero is the future and being a part of Xero connects you to people all around the world just like you. Each country’s Xero customers may have some cultural differences here and there, but at the highest level we are all advisors trying to help small businesses thrive and providing the best, most innovative technology to get them there. 

Paddy Gahan   Gahan.ie  Xero Accountants

At Xerocon Sydney The Girls Love Xero

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Coming from all over Australia, these four young girls  are sharing the Xerocon experience tonight and are determined to stamp their individual marks on the business world in the areas of accounting and bookkeeping.

They all have been using Xero from between 3 and 12 months and are loving the conference. “It’s really informative. Between Xero and the add-ons it’s going to make our lives easier and our client’s businesses easier. We’re excited to be able to go back home and share it with everyone.”

There’s a common driver here, a bit of a Gen-Y thing they reckon – characteristics of flexible, transient, loyal and hardworking.

 

 

 

XERO THE HERO

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BY  PADDY GAHAN        XERO ACCOUNTANT

At Gahan.ie , we realise that providing great accountancy is about more than just crunching the numbers. That is why we’ve created a genuinely proactive Xero Accountancy service especially for small businesses.
As well as online accounting, you’ll also get:
1. Proper Tax Planning prior to your Year End (we won’t leave it until after your Year End, when it is too late!).
2. No surprise bills. Call or email your Xero Accountant at any time and you won’t get billed for it.
3. A genuinely proactive service. Getting you thinking about your business and where you are heading.
4. We make your life easy. When it comes to your accounts, we keep things simple and take away the hassle for you.
5. We’ll get you connected and help you to utilise the cloud.

Here’s how we can help you with Xero:
Free trial – If you’d like a free trial with Xero, get in touch and we’ll get you set up.
Xero demo – If you’d like a demonstration of how Xero could work for you, let us know when you’re free and we’ll show you the ropes via a screen link.
Transfer to Xero – If you are not currently using Xero and would like to, we can assist in the transfer from your old system.
Xero training – We love training people on Xero. To find out about all the cool things we can train you on,

So if you want to find out more please call Paddy Gahan at 01 6684411

Cash Is King How Xero Can Improve Your Cashflow !!

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As a small business owner, life will be a lot less stressful if your customers pay you faster.

Here are some  tips to speed up the process of getting paid – which can dramatically improve your Cashflow.  First Get a good online accounts app like Xero.

  1. Invoice immediately
  2. Email your invoices
  3. Write detailed descriptions on your invoices
  4. Set your own payment terms
  5. Encourage direct payments to your bank account
  6. Use your mobile phone to access your accounting system during the day
  7. Have someone else call your debtors
  8. Send statements
  9. Use your Accounts Receivable reports

If you would like to test drive Xero please contact me at 01 6684411

 

 

Check Out Why Simon Tobin Uses Xero To Run his businesses

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This is Simon Tobin MD of Tobin Shipping and Transport Ltd and August Engraving Ltd. Simon uses Xero to run both businesses. Some of the features he finds great about Xero.

1. Having access to your accounts anywhere, via smart phone / tablet

2. Having the data / account records stored securely for ever, allowing you not to worry if you move premises.No need for a server or IT hardware.

3. Easy to use and navigate around the package.

4. No need to print invoices / statements, sent electronically from Xero

5. Being able to access your customer information and money owed when you are on the road and when calling  into a customer.

6. Very good clean management reporting that can be viewed or printed for meetings with a bank for example.

7. Aged debtors report very good.

8. Linking bank statements to Xero.

So if you would like to find out how Xero can help you run your business please email me at pgahan@gahan.ie or call me at 01 6684411