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Congratulations Ellen!

12 months ago, Bottrell Business Consultants welcomed Ellen Webb into the office as part of a scholarship program with Hunter Valley Grammar. During this time Ellen has worked extremely hard and made incredible contributions to the business. Now that her work placement has come to an end, we’d like to extend massive congratulations and thanks [...]

Do You Need a Website

Does your business need a website? The answer is simple – yes. A website is one of the best forms of advertising a business can have, no matter how big or small the business is! More and more people are searching for services and businesses online, whether that be through a quick Google search, or [...]

Bottrell Supports Carries Place

Bottrell Business Consultants have rallied together and donated a car load worth of toys and goods to the amazing Carries Place for Christmas. For weeks, the team at Bottrell have been dropping their gifts under the tree in the East Maitland office, with the occasional donations from clients as well. The enthusiasm has shown in [...]

Oxygen All Stars Ball 2016

On Saturday 17th December, two familiar faces from Bottrell Business Consultants pulled on their best clothes and took to the Bottrell Sponsored end of year Oxygen All Stars Ball for 2016! Bottrell Business Consultants were proud to be the main sponsor for the 2016 Oxygen Ball, which saw over 100 people come together at Club [...]

Lessons from Buzzfeed

Buzzfeed, it’s a guilty pleasure that so many of us indulge in, yet is so often criticised by the masses. But what is it that makes the blogging hub so popular, and how can you use that to boost your business and following? We’ve put together some social media lessons from Buzzfeed for you and [...]

What is Digital Marketing

Digital marketing is a broad term that can be confusing for the uninitiated. Put simply, digital marketing is any form of marketing and promotional activities that are performed though electronic media and/or online. The benefit of digital marketing over traditional marketing avenues is that it is customer oriented and measurable. You can see your results [...]

Bunning’s BBQ for Cystic Fibrosis

On Saturday 19th November, the entire Bottrell team took to Bunnings Warehouse, Maitland to host a BBQ and raise funds for Cystic Fibrosis Australia! Cystic Fibrosis is an inherited disease which primarily affects the lungs and digestive system. In Australia, 1 in 2500 babies are born with Cystic Fibrosis and close to 1 million people [...]

Social Media For Your Business

Facebook, Snapchat, Instagram, Twitter, Pinterest, Periscope, YouTube - the list goes on. But how do you choose the right social media platform for your business, and do you have to have a presence on all of them? The short answer, NO. Too often do business owners see the promise of social media and decide to [...]

6 Social Media Mistakes Made By Business Owners

To often do business owners create social media pages without having a plan first, avoid these social media marketing mistakes when you go online! NOT HAVING A PLAN: Once you commit to a social media platform you need to be consistent and continue to engage your audience and customers. It takes hard work and organisation so [...]

Bottrell Holds Bunnings BBQ for Cystic Fibrosis

Bottrell Business Consultants is dedicated to giving back to our community and raising awareness for causes such as Cystic Fibrosis. On the 19th of November, the Bottrell Team will be spending their Saturday cooking and serving a delicious BBQ at Bunnings Warehouse, Rutherford to raise money for the Cystic Fibrosis Organisation. Cystic Fibrosis is an [...]

Changing Accountants – its easier than you think

Are you not happy with your current accountant but still haven’t made the move? Maybe your anxious about the changeover process or concerned about the exchange causing problems for you. Not to fear, we have listed the following steps to give you, as a client, insight into the exact process of changing accountants. Firstly, the [...]

3 Reasons you need a New Accountant

Are you not reaching your business or personal financial potential? Or maybe you are bringing forward suggestions for improvement to your accountant. This is a sign it is time to meet with someone else!  You can receive better advice elsewhere Are you not reaching your business or personal financial potential? Or maybe you are bringing [...]

Xero Me App

Xero App - Xero have released the Xero Me App. This mobile application was designed for Xero users, employees and managers, giving them the ability to view their details, apply for leave and view payslips and process timesheets, all at the tip of their fingers. Managers are able to use Xero Me to view, manage [...]


Infusionsoft is an automation software built to assist small business to succeed. This program allows the users to Capture more leads, Improve Conversion Rates, Master Ecommerce, Manage the Sales Process and Save More Time. Infusionsoft gives you the ability to import and organise your business contacts. It collects data about contacts behaviours and scores them [...]

Payroll Tax

Of all the taxes in this country, surely payroll tax is the most absurd. It sends a very clear and succinct message to employers: do not hire any additional employees because, if you do, you'll pay the price, literally. Many are unconcerned about this impost, claiming it's a hit that affects big businesses rather than [...]