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Special Report November 2022

Zeller Pub Report: Pints, Patrons and Possibilities for Growth

Two billion dollars' worth of pubs has been bought and sold in the last two years. Perhaps spurred on by the unprecedented challenges of trading through a pandemic, an increasing number of experienced publicans are leaving the industry or retiring — ushering in a new generation of publicans.

We surveyed publicans and venue owners across Australia to learn more about the current pressures, and get some on-the-ground advice about running a successful hospitality business in a volatile environment.

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The New Customer Journey: Paving a Path to Purchase


As a retailer, you’ve probably noticed the customer journey changing over time. Advancements in technology have made it easier and easier to reach..

Track Financial Metrics to Reach your Business Targets


Which metrics and KPIs should you be monitoring for business growth?  To accurately gauge the financial health of your business, it’s essential to..

What’s New: Discover More Financial Solutions From Zeller


Read on to discover our latest products, newest features, and enhanced capabilities, all designed to help you streamline your business finances. ..

Need to Save Your Business Time and Money? Try Online Invoicing


New online invoicing software can help automate and scale your invoicing functionality For most businesses, invoicing is a day-to-day part of..

Zeller App: Manage All of Your Business Finances From Your Smartphone


Manage all of your Zeller products from one app. The Zeller App is one app to manage all of your business finances — accounts and cards, EFTPOS and..

Introducing Zeller Invoices – online invoicing software that gets you paid faster


Smarter invoicing software designed for any business Online invoicing is an essential part of running any type of business, but it can sometimes be a..

Replace your Outdated Business Bank with Zeller


Everything you'd expect from a business bank — and more.  As a business owner, you want to focus on growing your business. Whether your goal is to..

Swap your Business Bank for a Zeller Transaction Account


Discover a better way to store and spend business funds. Zeller Transaction Account is a powerful business transaction account that makes keeping on..

Spend Smarter with the New Zeller Debit Card


Meet your powerful new business Debit Card. Without fast access to your takings, business cash flow can stagnate. Having the ability to make..

Growth Tips from Kings Domain: “Do It For You”


Discover what it takes to scale a business in a crowded niche. Kings Domain is a small business success story of epic scale. With an in-house..

Zeller and Xero: Teaming Up for Bank Feeds


Streamline reconciliation with Zeller's Xero Bank Feeds. No business owner looks forward to manually reconciling their accounts. We’ve partnered with..

Shop Small: Tips to Boost Your Revenue this November


Encourage shoppers to support your business. Shop Small is an Australia-wide celebration of local businesses, spearheaded by American Express. The..

Business Activities Checklist: 5 Tasks You Should Do Every Day


Make daily progress on your goals with Zeller. As a business owner, it can be difficult to complete all of your daily jobs — day in, day out. Yet..

Zeller Tipping Trends: What, Where and When Australians are Tipping

7.10.2022 Payments

New Zeller data reveals tipping is becoming more popular. Although the practice of tipping is far from mandatory in Australia, it’s becoming..

How Park Street Pasta & Wine Increased Tips by 30% with Zeller

5.10.2022 Payments

Growing your staff tips is “a win-win for everyone”. Luca Balbo spent four years on the Park Street Pasta & Wine restaurant floor as venue manager..

A Lesson in Hospitality from Melbourne's Little Italy


Discover 6 expert tips to run a successful café-bar.  Heartattack and Vine is situated at the village end of Lygon Street, where most shops and..

Rise of The Surcharge: Should You Follow The Trend?


More merchants than ever are recognising surcharging as a cost savings tool. It’s becoming increasingly expensive to run a business in 2022. The..

Reduce Your Burn Rate to Grow Your Profits


How much cash does your business spend per month — and why does this metric matter? To be consistently profitable, a business needs to save money as..

Top Customer Service: The 5 Things Your Business Must Get Right


Discover what your business should do to ensure positive customer experiences. The way you treat your customers says a lot about your business. No..

5 Signs You’ve Outgrown Your Business Tech Stack


Are your tech tools holding your business back? Here's how to know for sure. Are you still using the same tech to run your business as when you..

Meet The ‘Little Guys’ Shaking Up Big City Hospitality


The Coupette Group is playing in a progressive corner of the industry. Opening a new bar in the culture capital of Australia is no easy feat. Known..

Discover Your Favourite Business Tools on Zeller Partner Hub


Fine-tune your operations by connecting Zeller to your favourite business tools. Payments are at the heart of every business. Zeller Terminal is the..

Power Up Your Business with Zeller’s POS Integrations


Connect Zeller Terminal to your preferred point-of-sale system.    Looking for ways to fine-tune your business systems? Our developers have been hard..

Your Guide to Changing Business Structures

19.08.2022 Payments

As your business grows, you may need to consider changing its legal structure. It’s important to know when the time is right to change business..

Brand Tips from Aussie Luggage Startup July


Discover 5 expert tips to grow a successful, memorable brand for your business.  July's journey from a nascency to luggage scene domination is..

Customer Reviews: How to Respond to Positive and Negative Feedback


Your guide to crafting review responses that win over customers and drive more sales. Online reviews are part and parcel of running any business...

From Surviving to Thriving: A Peek Behind 4 Melbourne Businesses


Meet four Zeller merchants rebuilding their businesses in the new normal. The outbreak of COVID-19 triggered an unprecedented disruption to business...

Native Drops: Showcasing the Weird and Wonderful


Meet the artisanal merchants helping customers navigate the big world of wine.  The Native Drops team believe wine is something to be admired,..

How Retailers Can Adapt to 5 Changed Shopping Habits


Your customers' spending habits have changed. Here's what to do about it. The pandemic has had a dramatic effect on consumer spending. Countless..

Why Businesses Should Accept American Express

25.07.2022 Payments

The more cards your business accepts, the happier your customers will be. Some merchants make the decision not to accept American Express at their..

Small Business Growing Pains and How to Overcome Them

21.07.2022 Payments

Discover five ways Zeller helps keep business on track during the transition.  Thinking about scaling up your business? Having the opportunity to..

7 Ways to Lower Your Merchant Fees

19.07.2022 Payments

Discover some simple ways to reduce your credit card processing fees. Merchant services fees are unavoidable. These days, more and more customers..

Navigating the Post-Lockdown Wedding Boom with White Lily


It's not quite business as usual for those in the bridal industry. It’s been a tumultuous few years for weddings. After a pandemic-imposed pause,..

6 Cost-Cutting Measures to Stretch Your Event Budget


Discover six handy tips to reign in spending when planning your next event. Whether you’re organising a small community market or a large-scale music..

Is It Legal to Have a Minimum Card Spend in Australia?

11.07.2022 Payments

Thinking about imposing a minimum card spend? Read this first.   One of the biggest issues small business owners continually face is rising business..

Celebrating Growth in the Indigenous Business Sector


Today, the Indigenous business sector is one of the fastest growing in Australia. Indigenous businesses in Australia generate more than $4.9 billion..

How to Choose Retail POS Software for Your Store


How to find the right POS software for your retail business   Whether you’re planning to open a small shop, looking for ways to expand your retail..

Zero%: How Going Cold Turkey Sparked a Business Idea


Meet the family diving head first into the booze-free beverage industry. Australians love a pint. Alcohol has been inextricably linked to sport,..

How To Protect Your Business From Rising Costs


Discover tried-and-tested strategies to reduce costs and improve profitability. Australia’s business landscape has been transformed in recent years...

Add Custom Notes to Transactions via Zeller Terminal


Add, edit and view critical information for every transaction with ease. Notes are a powerful way to store and access additional information about..

Becoming an Ally in the LGBTQIA+ Community: Harehole.Melbourne


It's everyone's job to encourage inclusion. Here's how to get started. June is Pride Month – a time to celebrate the impact the queer and..

Key EOFY Dates You Can't Miss


Use this handy list of important EOFY tasks to keep your business on track.

How to Use Zeller Receipts as a Marketing Tool


A receipt is the perfect place to further promote your business. Searching for an affordable way to increase sales and encourage repeat business?..

Startup Costs: How Much Does it Cost to Open a Business?


Thinking of starting a business? Here’s how much it costs to be your own boss. Transforming an idea into a fully-fledged business is a momentous..

Top Tips for Hospitality Operators Preparing for EOFY


Discover 8 simple tasks you can tackle today to streamline your EOFY processes. The end of the financial year brings with it a long list of..

The Right Way to Manage Multiple Locations on Google My Business


Own a multi-location business? Here’s how to grow traffic and get more customers. In 2022, 8.5 billion Google searches are made every single day...

What Australian Salon Owners Can (and Can't) Claim at Tax Time


Here’s how salon and beauty business owners can get more back at tax time. Tax time can feel overwhelming for a lot of business owners. Not only does..

Tax Time Planning for New Business Owners


Top tips to prepare for EOFY and get your business ready for the next. The first tax season for your business is an important milestone. For new..

5 New Zeller Features and Enhancements to Discover


Discover the latest Zeller updates, designed to help grow your business. New Zeller features are released almost every fortnight. Sometimes they’re..

Your Guide to Opening a Bar in Australia


Discover how to navigate bar licenses, choose alcohol suppliers, and more. The Australian bar scene has changed significantly in recent years. Where..

How the Marketing Funnel Works from Top to Bottom


The key to an effective funnel is understanding your customers. A marketing funnel describes a customer’s journey with your business. It lays out the..

Zeller Contact Directory: Your Path to Better Business Relationships


Store, manage and view all your contact information in Zeller Dashboard. Relationships play vital roles in every successful business. Regardless of..

5 Ideas to Revive High Street Shopping


It's time for high street retailers to adapt to the post-pandemic landscape. The high street has faced unprecedented challenges in recent years — not..

8 Small Business Money Management Tips


Here are a few simple steps to streamline the way you track your daily business expenses. Many merchants struggle to keep finances in order. Small..

How to Make the Most of Bonus Tax Deductions for Businesses


Now's the time to invest in upgrading your tech tools and training staff.  The 2022-23 federal budget announcement delivered several wins for..

Managing Tax on Tips and Gratuities in Australia

7.04.2022 Payments

Here's what you need to know about accepting tips from customers. There is no hard and fast rule about tipping in Australia. Some customers do, some..

How to Write a Successful Beauty Salon Business Plan


Discover the critical components to include in your salon business plan. A business plan is far more than a simple document. Think of it as your..

Hair & Halo: Cutting Up the Salon Rule Book


Meet the duo determined to beat the salon stereotype and reclaim balance. Bendigo-based hair stylists Paris and Matilda are first-time entrepreneurs..

2022-23 Federal Budget: 10 Things Merchants Need to Know


Looking to hire, upskill staff, or purchase new tools? You're in luck.  In the weeks leading up to the official announcement, there has been mounting..

The Hidden Costs of “Zero Cost” EFTPOS

29.03.2022 Payments

Who covers the cost of cashless transactions with “fee free” EFTPOS? Every time a customer opts to pay with their card or digital device, there is a..

Filter Transactions Down To the Minute with Advanced Filtering


Discover the latest filter enhancements for transaction lists. Reporting is a critical part of every business operating system. Understanding the..

What is Integrated EFTPOS?


What is integrated EFTPOS? Integrated EFTPOS allows your point-of-sale (POS) system to communicate directly with your EFTPOS terminal, eliminating..

7 Reasons Your Business Shouldn’t Be Cash-Only

16.03.2022 Payments

Making the decision to run your business cash-only is costly. While it is legal to operate a cash-only business in Australia, it's a poor strategy..

International Women’s Day: 5 Women in Business Share Their Best Advice


Zeller celebrates the rise and rise of female entrepreneurs. New business applications reached a record high in 2021, and women are leading the..

The Retail Transformation: What Do Shoppers Want?


Discover how to meet the ever-evolving needs of shoppers. Retailers are no strangers to disruption. Every 50 years or so, the industry goes through a..

4 Ways to Stop Long Lines Forming at Your Next Event


Reduce wait times to keep attendees happy and spending. Long queues are one of the most visible hiccups onsite. Regardless of how good your lineup..

How to Cure the 6 Major Causes of Poor Cash Flow

28.02.2022 Payments

Learn the main levers you can pull to improve cash flow. Cash flow is a common source of stress in the merchant community. According to ABS figures,..

10 Questions to Compare Salon EFTPOS Systems

23.02.2022 Payments

Here's how to choose the right  EFTPOS system for your salon. Whether you’re a hairdresser, nail technician, or beauty therapist — if you're in the..

5 Reasons to Separate Personal From Business Banking


It pays to open a separate account for your business. When you run a business, keeping accurate financial records is essential. One of the easiest..

Launching a Brand: How to Make a Powerful First Impression


Take advantage of this golden opportunity to win customers.  The success of your new business hinges on a number of key elements, including the..

Should You Charge Call-Out Fees?

16.02.2022 Payments

It's common to charge a call-out fee, especially in an emergency. In Australia, many trade and service providers charge a call-out fee to recoup the..

3 Small Business Shortages and How to Overcome Them


How to prepare yourself for less stock, staff and time this year. Australian merchants have shown incredible resilience over the last two years. From..

Essential Software Tools for Your Small Business


Discover tools to save time, simplify admin and grow profits. Running a small business can be time-consuming. Between managing employees, bringing in..

How to Know if Your Business is Successful

7.02.2022 Wellness and Productivity

Discover the four key indicators of small business success. Business is unpredictable and ever-evolving. From shopping trends, to the amount of..

5 Consumer Trends Shaping Valentine’s Day


Tap into these shopping trends to cash in this Valentine's Day. Love it or loathe it, Valentine’s Day is a not-to-be-missed opportunity in the retail..

Strategies to Increase Donations for Not-for-Profits


Engage your community and reach more potential donors. Are you trying to get donations for a not-for-profit organisation? It can feel difficult to..

How to Become a Sole Trader


Want to set up a business you'll run and manage yourself?    Registering as a sole trader is a great option for those wanting to start a small..

Payments Trends: How Will Your Business Be Impacted?


Use of alternative payment methods is skyrocketing.    In the digital world, change is rapid. Payment options and alternatives are frequently..

3 Accounts Every Business Owner Should Have


Each account is a financial tool with an important role to play.    Money management is a skill that can take time to master. However, no business..

7 Types of Not-for-Profit Fundraising


Discover the different types of funding that fuel nonprofits.     Fundraising is the lifeblood of a charitable organisation. Not only does it provide..

Meet The Tripodis: Iconic Melbourne Providores Talk Business Evolution


Generational family businesses are a special kind of operation.  The Tripodi family has been trading at Melbourne’s famous Queen Victoria Markets for..

How to Calculate Your Social Media ROI


Are you spending your social media marketing budget wisely?  Measuring the return on metrics such as engagement rate or customer satisfaction can..

5 Home Trade Service Trends For 2022


Tap into these opportunities to grow your trades business.  Australia is a renovation nation. Homeowners’ love for improving their investment..

How to Get Your Documents Certified


Straightforward instructions to get your documents certified.     The process of getting a document certified is simple. It’s something that’s..

Choosing a Salon POS System: 7 Key Considerations


Set your spa, hair or nail salon up for success with a POS system. You pour time and energy into providing top-notch services, visually appealing and..

11 Low-Cost Business Opportunities to Explore in 2022


Want to start a successful business this year? Here's how. The past 18 months have offered somewhat of a professional wake-up call. Merchants have..

10-Step Checklist to Start a Small Business


Discover how to start your business with this guide.    Starting your own small business is an exciting yet daunting venture. On the one hand, you're..

2021 in Review: Stories of Business Resilience


Meet 4 inspiring merchants who adapted to thrive in 2021.  It's been a rollercoaster year of devastating lows and inspirational highs, of..

Zeller for Events: How to Rent an EFTPOS Machine


Accept card payments, reduce queues, and get paid fast.    Holding an event or festival this summer? The new Zeller Event Rental Program provides..

How to Find the Best POS System for Your Restaurant


Looking for a restaurant POS system? Here's where to start.  When point-of-sale systems were first introduced, they were little more than glorified..

What’s New at Zeller this December


Discover the latest tools and features powering Zeller. We’re always looking for ways to make the financial side of your business simpler, and build..

Music and Consumer Behaviour: How to Increase Spending at Your Store


Choosing the right music can boost sales. Here's how to do it. Every retailer wants their customers to have the best possible in-store experience...

Smarter Surcharging: Apply a Custom Surcharge


Discover how to pass on your cost of acceptance with Zeller.    In Australia, businesses are legally entitled to charge customers a fee for..

7 Creative Ways to Overcome Australia’s Workforce Shortage


Don’t let labour shortages stifle your business's growth. Does your business have enough staff on the payroll to get through the festive season? If..

5 Strategies to Grow Your Business in 2022


Discover how to take your business to the next level.    Business planning has proved a difficult task over the last few years. Yet, as the new year..

10-Step End of Year Checklist for Small Businesses


Put these 10 tasks on your to-do list to set yourself up for 2022.  The busiest time of the year is nearing, with Christmas almost here. As people..

6 Tips to Protect from Credit Card Fraud this Holiday Season

23.11.2021 Security

It pays to stay vigilant with a few simple precautions. As a business owner, securing your assets, stock and premises is a critical part of your..

How to Accept Apple Pay at Your Business

19.11.2021 Payments

Accepting Apple Pay is faster than dealing with cards or cash. Fast, efficient, and safe service is a priority for every business owner. When it..

Black Friday: How Small Businesses Can Make a Profit


Discover how to cash in on Australians’ urge to splurge. Whether you run a brick-and-mortar retail store or an online shop, Black Friday presents a..

Transaction Processing and Settlement: Why Do Banks Take so Long?


The faster funds settle, the quicker you can use them. Waiting for a large settlement to clear is a frustrating experience that can have a roll-on..

What is a POS System and How Does It Work?


A POS system can be invaluable to certain types of merchants.  A point-of-sale system is a critical piece of equipment for many businesses. It can..

6 Tips to Start a Successful Blog for Your Small Business


Discover the benefits of blogging for small business.  Have you ever Googled a business to see what their website content is like? Of course you..

Christmas 2021: How Your Business Will Be Impacted


Here are 5 ways COVID-19 will impact the spending season. As the dust settles on another tumultuous year for many Australians, the big question is:..

Are Contactless Payments Safe?

5.11.2021 Security

Every business must implement safe payment solutions. If you’re a business owner in Australia, you know that times have changed for brick-and-mortar..

How to Open a Merchant Account


How do you get approved for a merchant account? The approval process for opening a merchant account has been significantly streamlined in recent..

Selling a Product vs Selling a Service


Is there a difference between selling products and services? Your first major decision as a future business owner is to determine what you’re going..

Deciphering EFTPOS Transaction Fees

29.10.2021 Payments

Can you cut costs by minimising your transaction fees? As a business owner, you know that every cost — no matter how small — adds up. When was the..

A Checklist for Hiring Your First Employee


Find the right staff to help grow your small business. There will come a time when your business will likely need an extra pair of hands. Perhaps you..

Tips for Protecting Your Business’s Cash Flow


Here are 4 tips to help you keep your cash flow under control. No matter how many sales are made, if your takings aren’t settled and at your disposal..

Casual Conversion: How the New Employment Rules Affect Your Business


New arrangements for casual employees could impact you. There have been some significant changes to casual employment rules in recent months;..

How to Write a Simple Coffee Shop Business Plan


A strong business plan is the first step in turning your café dreams into a reality. There’s nothing better in the morning than the aroma of freshly..

Insights at Your Fingertips: Harnessing the Power of Zeller Dashboard


Empower your business with real-time visibility over the financial health of your business. As a merchant, visibility of your business’s incomings..

How to Find an Accountant For Your Small Business


An accountant is an invaluable asset for your small business. As a business owner, maximising your tax offsets (and paying the right amount of tax)..

Preparing Your Staff to Return to Work


Manage the transition back to work, seamlessly and safely. As doors swing open after many months of closure, every business owner has an obligation..

Tipping in Australia: How to Prompt for Maximum Tips

12.10.2021 Payments

Diners are more willing to tip than ever, but only if prompted. Whether it’s a tip jar on the coffee shop counter, a line for a gratuity inclusion on..

Finding the Right EFTPOS Solution For Your Business Needs

12.10.2021 Payments

No matter your industry, an EFTPOS solution is critical.  Choosing an EFTPOS (electronic funds transfer at point of sale) payment solution for your..

3 Steps to Get the Price Right


Price affects everything in your business, starting with cash flow. Launching a business is an exciting venture with many moving parts. As you set up..

Comparing the Best Business Accounts in Australia


Do your research before signing the dotted line. Choosing the best business account is an important step towards reaching your business growth...

6 Ways to Keep Your Salon COVID-safe


Keep safe while strengthening customer relationships. Life without lockdown is on the horizon, yet exposure sites and community transmissions are..

Accepting Bookings: How To Do It The Easy Way


Maximise seating capacity and grow your restaurant's revenue. No restauranter wants empty tables at peak hour. Equally, ask any diner if they enjoy..

5 Local SEO Tips for Small Businesses


Here’s how to make sure your business shows up in the right search results.   The digital revolution of the last decade has made finding a solution..

4 Ways to Shorten Wait Times at Your Restaurant


Decreasing wait times is one of your biggest challenges. Every restaurateur, bar, and café owner wants the hype that can be associated with wait..

From À La Carte to Takeaway: Transforming Your Menu


Learn how to successfully pivot your menu to takeaway.   The introduction of social distancing and caps on the number of in-restaurant diners has..

6 Stress Management Tips for Small Business Owners

17.09.2021 Wellness and Productivity

The impacts of COVID-19 have been felt right across the small business community.  Owning and running a small business is a fulfilling role, yet it..

How to Open a Cafe: 5 Key Decisions


Before opening your doors, you need to make five important decisions.  Australian hospitality is a fantastic industry to be a part of. Not only will..

8 Free Apps to Help Your Restaurant Succeed

13.09.2021 Wellness and Productivity

Attract customers and manage your venue with a swipe of your finger.  A reality of the modern age is that everyone has a mobile phone, and more often..

What’s New at Zeller This August


Discover the latest features and tools we've delivered. We’re always on the lookout for ways to build even more power into the Zeller platform, and..

What is a Payment Gateway?

9.09.2021 Security

Understand what a payment gateway is and how it applies to your business.  Any business that accepts cashless transactions needs a payment gateway. A..

How to Make TikTok Work for Your Business


When it comes to mastering a new social media platform, there’s no time like the present. TikTok isn’t merely an infinite source of entertaining..

3 Entrepreneurs Share The Best Business Advice Dad Ever Gave Them


Sometimes, father knows best. For many entrepreneurs, fatherly advice and support has a profound impact on their career path. Whether it's guidance..

Choosing the Best Credit Card Machine for Your Business

31.08.2021 Payments

Keep these factors in mind when selecting a credit card machine.  By 2024, it’s expected that 98% of the Australian economy will be cashless. In..

How to Securely Transact Over the Phone

30.08.2021 Security

Learn how to accept manually entered card payments.  When it comes to tapping into new markets, businesses that accept over-the-phone payments have a..

5 Steps to Identify Your Target Market


How do you make sure that you are selling to the right people? There are close to 7.9 billion people in the world and the fact is, you can’t afford..

Should You Accept Card-Not-Present Payments?


Discover the benefits of accepting CNP transactions. While card-not-present (CNP) payments may not be a universal customer term, it’s an important..

Pavers Plus: Saving Money With a Simple Switch


Discover how Pavers Plus is cutting costs with Zeller. Since its establishment in 1995, Melbourne-based Pavers Plus has grown from humble roots — a..

Processing MOTO Payments with Zeller Terminal


Discover how Zeller MOTO payments work for your business MOTO transactions are a quick, convenient, and secure way to accept payment from customers..

Fluent Store: from Passion Project to Profitable Business


Smart social media marketing drew a two-hour-long line on opening day. The rest is history. Since Fluent first opened doors in 2020, the streetwear..

How Much Does It Cost to Start a Retail Business?


There are several critical costs to consider when setting up shop. While the retail industry is a highly competitive and risky business, with a bit..

GST For Small Businesses: Here’s What You Need To Know


Wondering if you should charge GST? Here’s how to know. Most small business owners will be familiar with GST, or the goods and services tax. This is..

5 Simple Ways Zeller Keeps More Money in Your Business


Looking for ways to save money in your business? Here are five. The primary purpose of any EFTPOS machine is to enable customers to pay for products..

Tips for Safely Reopening Your Business After a Lockdown


Ease back into business safely, smoothly and successfully. Eighteen months after COVID-19 first reached Australian shores, the impact the pandemic..

How An EFTPOS Terminal Can Benefit Your Business

9.08.2021 Payments

Considering a card machine? Here's what to weigh up. Having a reliable card machine and accepting card payments is becoming increasingly important to..

Budgeting for Business Owners: 8 Common Mistakes to Avoid


Every successful business needs a budget. Running a small business with great success often hinges on executing a well-curated business plan. One of..

The Best Time to Grow Your Business


Considering growing your business? Ask yourself three critical questions first. Growing a business – just like starting one – comes with its own..

How to Create a Simple Cash Flow Budget


Creating a cash flow budget will help your business to run more efficiently. Proper cash flow management is critical to business success...

What’s New at Zeller This July


Discover the latest features and tools we've delivered. It’s been a busy few weeks at Zeller HQ. We’re constantly developing tools to help you run..

5 Principles of Good Time Management


Time is arguably the most valuable resource you have. Here’s how to best manage it. There are a number of perks that come with running a small..

How Zeller solved Decoy Cafe‘s Downtime Issues


Since making the switch to Zeller, Decoy Cafe has resolved its biggest frustration. Coffee is a family affair for the Spathis’. Brothers Bill and..

Surcharging: Is it Right for Your Business?

28.07.2021 Payments

Can businesses charge a surcharge?  The short answer is, yes — you can charge customers a surcharge. When a customer taps, dips, or swipes their..

How to Notify Customers of a Price Increase


The right strategic approach can prevent customer churn and even increase loyalty. Increasing prices on your goods and services can be a..

Calculating the True Cost of an Internet Outage

23.07.2021 Payments

Internet connectivity issues can be a major burden for any business that accepts cashless payments. There are many advantages to using an EFTPOS..

Bar Positano: from Food Truck to Brick-and-Mortar Eatery


Meet the all-authentic Italian food truck navigating an expansion during COVID-19. The evolution from popular mobile food truck to permanent bar,..

Meet Zeller SIM Card: Connectivity You Can Rely On


Protect from Wi-Fi outages and get flexibility to sell on-the-go for pocket change. We’ve all experienced the frustrations of poor internet..

The Benefits of Pay-At-The-Table Restaurant Payment Technology

21.07.2021 Payments

Pay-at-the-table tech is key for restaurants in attracting customers back to dine in. Since the first COVID-19 lockdowns in early 2020, a number of..

The Pros and Cons of Debt Factoring


Debt factoring is one way to speed up cash flow — but it could cost more than you think. Cash flow is one of the biggest concerns for businesses..

Facebook Ads vs Boosted Posts: Which is Right for Your Business?


When budgets are tight, every dollar counts. Here's how to get more bang for your buck.  It’s no secret that organic reach on Facebook is declining...

Hiring Staff Without the Headache


Be confident that you’re hiring the right person for the job, every time. One of the most exciting parts of operating your own business is that it..

The True Cost of Late Payments (and How to Reduce it)

12.07.2021 Payments

Chasing up late invoices is likely costing your business a lot more than you think. Even with agreed-upon payment terms in place, Australian business..

5 Clever Ways to Attract More Customers


A strong online presence works for your business 24/7, 365 days of the year. When faced with a decision, consumers typically turn to the internet —..

Working Capital: How Much Do You Need?


The working capital formula measures the short-term financial health of a business. Knowing how to calculate working capital is an important step in..

How to Make Google My Business Work for Your Brand


Point customers in the right direction with a strong Google My Business listing. Whether you run a brick and mortar business or an ecommerce brand,..

How Do Business Loans Work?


It’s important to understand how business loans work before deciding whether it’s the best financing option for you. Every business will have its own..

5 Trends Shaping Business In 2021-22


COVID-19 has drastically changed consumer behaviour. Here's what you need to know. Australian business owners have shown incredible resilience..

Shop Local: How You Can Benefit From This Growing Trend


Australians are showing their values with their wallets, and ramping up local spending.  From buying produce at the farmer’s market to splurging on..

Things To Know When Starting a Food Truck Business


From licensing and location to the mobility of your menu – we've got you covered.  Whether you’re taking your first step into the food industry or..

5 Ways to Make Your Business More Sustainable


Sustainability is no longer optional for businesses.  The overwhelming majority of Australians want businesses to be more transparent about where..

Managing Burnout as a Business Owner

23.06.2021 Wellness and Productivity

Four in five Australians faced burnout in 2020.   Running a business is an incredible accomplishment that can be both fulfilling and empowering, yet..

What is a Business Activity Statement?


A business activity statement is a tax form most businesses have to submit quarterly. A business activity statement (BAS) is a business tax reporting..

How to Build a Community on Instagram


Growing an active, engaged online community is a tried and tested way to drive customer loyalty and increase revenue. To say that Instagram has the..

What is EFTPOS and How Does it Work?

16.06.2021 Payments

It pays to know exactly what EFTPOS is and how to take advantage of it in your business. EFTPOS, not to be confused with the privately-run Australian..

What’s New at Zeller


Discover the latest features and tools we've delivered.  It’s been four weeks since we officially launched Zeller, a huge milestone in our journey to..

The Beginner’s Guide to Instagram for Business


Instagram offers a huge opportunity for businesses to capture customers' attention and increase foot traffic. With more than one billion users on the..

Retail Pricing Strategies: Finding the Right Price to Maximise Your Profits

8.06.2021 Payments

Making the right pricing strategy decision is crucial to your retail business's bottom line. The importance of appropriately pricing your products..

How to Choose the Right Accounting Software for your Business


Save time, get organised, and streamline your finances with business accounting software. When it comes to accounting software, there are dozens of..

Your Top Cash Flow Questions Answered


Cash flow is the beating heart of business. A healthy cash flow circulates enough money to pay bills, compensate staff, fulfill invoices, and invest..

Your Business Plan Blueprint for Success


There are 11 critical elements of a successful business plan. No two business plans will look exactly the same. The information you choose to include..

How to Write a Business Plan: A Step-by-Step Guide


A business plan is critical to achieving your growth goals. Whether you’re getting your brilliant business idea off the ground or looking to scale an..

Tax Deductions You’re Entitled To as a Trades and Services Business Owner


Make your business dollars work harder for you at tax time. It’s important to understand the deductions and concessions available to you as a trades..

EOFY Checklist for Small Businesses


As EOFY is approaching, we've prepared a list of essential tasks. The end of the financial year is a busy time for business owners. You have a..

8 Tax Deductions Retailers Should Know About


Keep more money in your retail business by learning where you can reduce tax. Running a retail business comes with many expenses. There are the..

9 Questions to Ask When Buying an EFTPOS Terminal

20.05.2021 Security

Here's what you need to know about finding the right EFTPOS terminal. Searching for a next-gen EFTPOS machine that accepts modern payment methods,..

Is a trust the right legal structure for your business?


As a new business owner, one of the first tasks on your checklist is to decide the legal structure of your business. There are a number of different..

How to structure a new business


Choosing the right legal structure is a crucial part of running a business. The business structure you choose will affect your legal obligations,..

Your newest customer: Understanding Gen Z’s shopping habits


As Gen Z garners more and more spending power, it’s key to understand where (and how) they shop. When new generations enter the workforce and gain..

How the 2021-22 Federal Budget impacts your business


The Federal Government has handed down its 2021-22 Budget, after what has been one of the most expensive policy years in Australian history. Initial..

How to Prove PCI Compliance

10.05.2021 Security

If your business accepts card payments, you must comply with this global standard to protect cardholder data. No matter your business’s size or..

Does the Cost of Acceptance Outweigh the Price of Rejection?

7.05.2021 Payments

While the added expense of card processing fees may paint cash-only business as an appealing option, in the scheme of things, the cost of acceptance..

Meet Zeller: we’re reimagining banking for Australian businesses


Accepting payments, managing your finances, and paying recipients should be simple. Unfortunately, this isn’t always the case. Our research shows the..

Zeller Terminal: your EFTPOS payments solution


Designed to accept every payment, for one low rate, while looking great on your countertop. Old-school EFTPOS machines were designed to do one thing:..

Zeller Transaction Account: manage your business’s finances


By providing a free business transaction account and Mastercard with Zeller Terminal, Zeller gives you a simple way to stay on top of your business..

Zeller Mastercard: put your money to work


When you purchase Zeller Terminal, you get a free business Mastercard included right in the box. Using your Zeller Terminal  in conjunction with..

Rush Escape Game: Doubling Business After a Double Lockdown


Meet the local Melbourne business accelerating its cash flow through Zeller. Visitors come from all over the world to uncover clues, solve puzzles,..

How to Deal With a Declined Credit Card Payment

30.04.2021 Payments

Learn what to tell a customer and how to progress the transaction to save the sale. When you have a retail or hospitality business in Australia that..

6 Business Mistakes You Don’t Need to Learn the Hard Way


Managing a successful business is incredibly rewarding, but it takes careful planning, industry understanding and the awareness to avoid common..

Accepting Credit Cards is Critical for Business

22.04.2021 Payments

What was once the go-to option for making purchases is fast becoming a thing of the past. Cash is no longer king. The most recent Consumer Payments..

How to Read a Merchant Statement


Do you ever read your merchant statement and wonder what all of the different fees mean? Merchant statements can be confusing. Due to the sheer..

What Are Digital Banks and Neobanks?


Studies show the majority of Australian business owners are open to using neobanks in the near future, but many still don’t know what they are. These..

How to Protect Your Business from Chargebacks


Chargebacks can put a dent in your profits and significantly impact your carefully considered margins.  A chargeback is a form of customer protection..

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