About Sally Sims

Inspired by small business owners who are passionate about their business product, Sally is energised by her work with clients to increase their effectiveness, and improve the quality of work-life balance for the individuals involved. The ultimate reward is to see business increase margin and reduce wasted effort.

ServiceM8 9.0 – worth the wait

By |2020-10-23T17:37:06+10:30October 23rd, 2020|ServiceM8, Small business, Work-life balance|

ServiceM8 had us worried with the delay in their annual update (to be fair, they do have to wait for Apple to release the iOS update)... but, it is totally worth the wait! ServiceM8 9.0 Whilst last year focussed on wholesale upgrades to the GPS, this year [...]

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digitalOHS – Simple, Effective OHS Systems

By |2020-10-23T15:02:04+10:30October 23rd, 2020|digitalOHS, ServiceM8, Small business, Uncategorized|

A digitalOHS system that simplifies a business owner’s day and ensures compliance – just in time… When Effective Hazard Management takes a seat next to Simplifi, there are instant sparks (good thing one of them has put the appropriate controls in place)! One business is about streamlined processes, [...]

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Creating an eNewsletter

By |2020-06-07T12:15:46+09:30March 24th, 2020|Uncategorized|

You’ve got information to provide and a story to tell, and some of people to send it to. What is next? As your local MailChimp partner, we would love to share the process we go through. We use MailChimp language, however the process is transferrable to every eNews [...]

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ServiceM8 8.0 Has Arrived Making the Most of IOS 13

By |2019-09-23T15:10:07+09:30September 19th, 2019|Marketing, Promotions, ServiceM8, Uncategorized, Work-life balance|

The 2019 update to ServiceM8 (or ServiceM8 8.0) has been released, and the team at Simplifi is super excited!! Each year ServiceM8 release a number of improvements and upgrades to make sure ServiceM8 remains top of the pops for usability and value for money features. Last year, their [...]

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Conversations with your Clients Workshop

By |2019-03-26T17:02:15+10:30February 28th, 2019|Creative, Marketing, Small business|

"Conversations with your Clients" is an interactive workshop brought to you by Jackie Campbell of Breaking Business, and Sally Sims of Simplifi. You know your story. You know your clients. Bring your story to life using podcasts, blogs and social media. Actions speak louder than words. Build an [...]

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ServiceM8 – A Real Life Story – Emergency

By |2019-06-26T16:01:20+09:30May 25th, 2018|ServiceM8, Small business|

Imagine you've just received a call from a Real Estate Agent with an emergency. One of their tenants has just had a pipe burst. It's OK, no one was hurt! The place is flooding, though. Your plumbing business has been requested to go to the house, stop the [...]

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2 Step Sales Trick for Small Businesses

By |2019-10-29T14:04:15+10:30March 3rd, 2018|Local Marketing, Marketing, Sales, Small business|

A common response I get when I tell people that I’m a sales person is “I could never do that. I don’t want people to think I’m pushy.” On one such occasion the person I was talking to, I have known for a few years now, and so [...]

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Your business’ website is an ‘Asset’

By |2019-10-29T14:04:30+10:30February 5th, 2018|Creative, Design, Local Marketing, Marketing, Small business|

I was chatting with Dad a little while ago, and asked him why, after growing up on the farm, and spending so much time with him working hard with the animals and machinery, did I have such a limited knowledge of mechanics…. Dad started giggling… until he realised [...]

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ServiceM8 – Calling all tradies

By |2019-06-26T16:01:30+09:30February 4th, 2018|Small business|

Want a package that can take enquiries from your website, turn them into jobs, help you schedule the jobs and even allow your team to take payments at your customers’ sites? Sounds like something that is only within the reach of big business? Something ridiculously complicated and costly? [...]

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Marketing Stocktake – A health check

By |2019-10-29T14:04:48+10:30February 4th, 2018|Local Marketing, Marketing, Small business|

Sales and marketing are an important part of business. Some even call it a “necessary evil”! Has your brand developed over time? Are you constantly adding new tools to your toolkit? Are all of your customer interactions working well together? Inconsistency in your brand or communication style [...]

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Marketing Plans – Don’t just wing it

By |2019-10-29T14:04:57+10:30February 4th, 2018|Local Marketing, Marketing, Small business|

As Small Business owners, we know there are always 50,000 things pulling us in every direction, constantly. We know your focus is on the operational side of your business. You likely have a strategy and some plans in place that are helping you to guide you to where [...]

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