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Solo & Smart is a business admin app designed specifically for the self-employed in Australia. Through the app users can organise, manage and grow their business. We believe that when business and lifestyle combine, everything changes. The self-employed in Australia deserve the support to help them thrive in business and in life.

7 invoicing best practices for the self-employed

When you are self-employed it is a fact of life that you are going to need to create and send invoices at some point. Your invoicing habits and the actual invoice itself can say a lot about you and your business so it’s important to get the basics right. An invoice is normally sent after [...]

2017-09-19T11:30:06+00:00 September 19th, 2017|Blog|

3 Reasons there has never been a better time to be in business for yourself.

Jim Rohn said it best “profit is better than wages”. My interpretation of that comment comes down to control, when you are in business for yourself you have a level of control over your income. Profit doesn’t need to be associated with large corporations handling huge sums of money. It could be the extra $200 [...]

2017-08-25T15:47:23+00:00 August 25th, 2017|Blog|

Self-Employment and the NDIS

What role will solo operators play in disability support What place does self-employment hold in the future development of disability services and the expansion of the NDIS? This article will explore the trends of self-employment and casualisation that is growing in the disability services sector. It is critical to look at the perspectives of the [...]

2017-08-02T16:04:48+00:00 August 2nd, 2017|Uncategorized|

How to become a self-employed care worker

The 5 simple steps you need to craft your business  The demand for more flexible and personalised care is on the rise thanks to the introduction of the NDIS. As someone providing care or looking to start, this creates the opportunity for you to take control of your skills and experience that can make a [...]

2017-08-02T13:47:19+00:00 July 31st, 2017|Blog|

Top 3 tips for self-employed care workers

  What can you do to succeed in caring One of my favourite mottos is that ‘there has never been a better time to be in business’, which couldn’t be truer for self-employed care workers. So as a self-employed provider, here are three top tips to give you the competitive edge. The implementation of the [...]

2017-07-31T16:19:10+00:00 July 24th, 2017|Blog|

Business Advice From Those Who’ve Made It

Tips from successful entrepreneurs and business owners for sole traders. Going out on your own ain’t easy… so lucky for us, there are others who have already gone through it. We can take the “been there, done that” lessons from successful entrepreneurs, small business owners and sole traders and use it to our advantage. We’ve [...]

2017-07-14T12:59:08+00:00 July 14th, 2017|Blog|

5 of the Best Apps to Help Sole Traders

These 5 apps will help you work harder, better, faster, stronger. What do we want? More time. When do we want? Now. No matter how much we wish for a shift in the time-space continuum, resulting in freakishly long days, it’s not (as far as I know) going to happen. Unfortunately, there are only a [...]

2017-07-05T13:35:17+00:00 July 5th, 2017|Blog|

8 rules for balancing a successful business and family

When it comes to bringing home the bacon, it can get messy. As things get busier, work can start to spill over into your family life. There’s no denying a balance needs to be achieved between the two, otherwise family and fun ends up on the unreachable end of a lopsided seesaw. If you’re a [...]

2017-06-23T11:59:27+00:00 June 23rd, 2017|Blog|