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Sage Advice is here to provide solutions and wisdom for growing businesses. Below are some top free resources to help you attract and retain customers, drive efficiencies, grow revenue, and acquire the right technology. There are no limits to how far you can grow as a business. What you need is a plan, a partner, and the drive to see it through and we’re here to help!

Money Matters

How to avoid common inventory mistakes

How to avoid common inventory mistakes

If you are like most business owners, inventory makes up a significant portion of your operating expenses. Effective inventory management is essential when trying to avoid costly errors like ordering items in excess volume, missing...

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Our top 7 money management tips for businesses from 2017

Our top 7 money management tips for businesses from 2017

All year long we’ve provided business builders with advice to manage everything from money to people. Today, we’re sharing the top money management articles on Sage Advice from 2017 you may have missed. Need to...

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Accountants

How to develop a winning growth strategy for your accounting practice in 2018

How to develop a winning growth strategy for your accounting practice in 2018

Any accounting firm that wants to improve its fortunes needs a growth strategy. A robust growth strategy describes a firm’s target industries and clients, what services it will offer and how it will position and...

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How to create access-level agreements – free guide

How to create access-level agreements – free guide

In 1959, Peter Drucker coined the term "knowledge worker" in his book, The Landmarks of Tomorrow. Simply defined as workers whose main capital is knowledge, misunderstanding of this term and the implications has caused abject confusion especially among professions...

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Late payments: Why your invoices are delayed and how to get them paid faster

Late payments: Why your invoices are delayed and how to get them paid faster

At Sage, we know that late payments create unnecessary financial stress, especially for our customers with small to medium-sized businesses. If you’re not receiving payments on time, the manpower used in chasing late payments becomes...

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Technology & Innovation

Industry 4.0 tips for building your digital enterprise

Industry 4.0 tips for building your digital enterprise

An Industrial Revolution is an enormous, significant event, and many observers believe we've had four of them. The first was initiated by the introduction of the commercial steam engine and the birth of the textile...

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How can moving to the cloud save you money?

How can moving to the cloud save you money?

The use of running software in the cloud is becoming an increasingly prominent aspect of modern business. Cloud technologies have a vital part to play in how companies operate today and how they will function in...

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How to make more money with big data and predictive analytics

How to make more money with big data and predictive analytics

Your business needs to consider using big data and predictive analytics if it isn't already. But why? The recent US legislative changes are changing the way businesses operate in a global marketplace. Globalization is increasing...

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How to move from accountant to business partner

How to move from accountant to business partner

We’ve seen a huge shift in the accounting profession in recent years due to the introduction of new technologies. The cloud, mobile, and IoT technologies have revolutionized the lives of clients and their business practices,...

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Get ready for Industry 4.0 – free future of manufacturing guide

Get ready for Industry 4.0 – free future of manufacturing guide

Global demands on manufacturers means that business leaders are looking for productivity and efficiency gains. Taking advantage of the fourth industrial...

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Becoming a People Company: 5 ways to build a business that puts people first

Becoming a People Company: 5 ways to build a business that puts people first

Do you put people first in your organization, over everything else? Some businesses might like to think so. In fact, 55% of senior executives thought that they’re a ‘People Company’ when we asked them. In...

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How to reduce your admin – free guide

How to reduce your admin – free guide

Who likes doing their admin? Not many people and for those running small businesses it can be more than merely time-consuming. It can be crippling. Our research found that in the United States, more than...

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