MileBug: Mileage/Expense Log


Tax time is here and this always reminds me of the deductions I can’t take because I didn’t keep good enough records.  Business mileage is one of those deductions.  I have several clients that I travel over an hour one way to see several times a year.  This could be a nice little deduction if

Facebook Pages Manager

facebook pages manager

I have this really cool website for you to check out…it’s called Facebook.  It’s not very popular so you probably haven’t heard about it. Ok, so I’m being a little cheeky.  You would be hard pressed to find someone who doesn’t have a Facebook account.  Of course they exist but they are few and far

4 Apps To Make Your Business Life Easier


Many years ago now, Apple introduced us to a famous saying. At the time, many of us thought “There’s an App for that” would ultimately prove to be a marketing gimmick but not one to be taken too seriously. Today, whatever aspect of our personal and business lives we think of, there is most definitely

5 Fantastic Accounting Apps


The emergence of smartphones has made life more mobile. People are no longer stuck to their desks doing office work, and the digital revolution gave birth to the concept of multi-tasking.  Now every Tom, Dick and Harry can keep tabs on their finances without a need of an actual accountant.   Here are some of

Get Organized with TimeAct Task Manager


Today we have yet another entry into the task manager/todo list category.  I’m sure we all have our favorites but here at Small Biz Dad we are always open to new suggestions. Managing your tasks and your time is of critical importance for any business person and especially for a consultant or freelancer.  Your time

SMS Marketing For Your Business

sms marketing

According to an infographic released by Microsoft there are 4 billion mobile phones in use: 1 billion of them are smartphones, 3 billion are SMS enabled and strangely 1 billion mobile phones do not have SMS function. Mobile phones have been an essential part of modern day life for some time, when people leave their

Remote Control Your Desktop with Your Smartphone

Cell phones have evolved into computers, let’s just face it. IPhones, Androids, Blackberrys, and more cell phone models have become almost as powerful as a Desktop or a portable laptop. But why use only one? Now folks have access to both, simultaneously, to control the other. The access is not limited only to one device. Almost

WorldDictionary: A Universal Translator?


I’m not sure if there are any Star Trek fans reading this right now but if there are…do you remember the Universal Translator?   It was an awesome device that translated alien languages on the fly.   Pretty sweet and since I only speak English and Australian I am in serious need of such a

Astrid Premium Task Manager


I have a great affinity to task management apps for my smartphone.   I feel they are great for keeping my business and personal life organized.   As such, I am not very loyal….I try different apps all of the time.  However, I’ve been using Astrid for quite a while now and like it very