Author Archives: darlene

Every Cloud Has A Silver Lining

You’ve heard the term ‘cloud-based’ many times and have also heard people talk about ‘cloud-based’ products but you’re not really sure what this means and if these products are better than traditional software products. Let’s explore these terms a little. A trip down memory lane Do you remember setting off to the local IT retail… Read More »

5 Hacks That Will Make You a Better Entrepreneur

Abraham Lincoln said, “Give me six hours to chop down a tree and I will spend the first four sharpening the axe.”  Lincoln’s productivity secret was good preparation and using an effective tool for the task.  It’s the same for entrepreneurs, adequate preparation and effective tools are key to business success. CEO of SMEasy and established entrepreneur, Darlene… Read More »

SMEasy Accounting: A Cut Above The Rest

When searching for accounting software for small businesses, we look for a solution that is affordable and easy to use, encompassing time-saving features that take the headache out of small business accounting – such as easy quoting, invoicing, reporting, contact management and customer communication. A few years ago SMEasy, the easy-to-use business management and accounting… Read More »

How To Get Hooked Up

Being an entrepreneur or small-business owner can be a lonely place; so getting to interact with other like-minded individuals, and being exposed to business opportunities, can be challenging. To help you build your business relationships, Darlene Menzies, CEO of SMEasy, has the following advice: “While we focus on our personal relationships in the month of… Read More »

The main differences between a big and a small business

Business is business, right? Not if you’re operating a small business. There is quite a big difference between how a big and a small business function. Larger corporations are required to operate according to a more rigid structure, while a small business has more freedom when it comes to processes and management structures. That said,… Read More »