Melissa Yeo
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Melissa Yeo

Powered by caffeine, Melissa is most productive in sweatpants. When she's not putting pen to paper, she'd be busy dreaming about her next vacation.

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Tips To Maintain a Compliance Calendar

The repercussions of missing crucial deadlines extend beyond non-compliance and can even include hefty fines, lost revenues and opportunities, as well as decreased productivity.

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Which Is The Better Payment Gateway: Paypal or Stripe?

As an e-commerce business owner, you would have heard of payment gateways PayPal and Stripe. With these two big platforms being the most popular online payment gateways, you may face a dilemma when it comes to deciding which payment gateway to use.

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Paypal vs Stripe: Comparing Pros & Cons of 2 Payment Gateways

As an e-commerce business owner, you would have heard of payment gateways PayPal and Stripe. With these two big platforms being the most popular online payment gateways, you may face a dilemma when it comes to deciding which payment gateway to use.

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What Is a Compliance Calendar?

The repercussions of missing crucial deadlines extend beyond non-compliance and can even include hefty fines, lost revenues and opportunities, as well as decreased productivity.

5 min read

How Amazon Sellers Can Better Manage Inventory To Improve Sales & Cashflow

Brand owners and sellers of all scales struggle to seek a well-balanced supply chain. Additionally, Amazon has its own inventory management rules, which makes everything even tougher.

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Tips For Amazon Sellers To Manage Your Inventory Better

Brand owners and sellers of all scales struggle to seek a well-balanced supply chain. Additionally, Amazon has its own inventory management rules, which makes everything even tougher.

8 min read

Tips For Amazon Sellers To Better Manage Your Inventory

Brand owners and sellers of all scales struggle to seek a well-balanced supply chain. Additionally, Amazon has its own inventory management rules, which makes everything even tougher.

8 min read

Top 10 Best E-commerce Hosting Services in 2021

When you are setting up your e-commerce shop, the right hosting provider can make all the difference. However, with a variety of options out there, choosing the best one can be confusing.

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The 10 Best E-commerce Hosting Services in 2021

When you are setting up your e-commerce shop, the right hosting provider can make all the difference. However, with a variety of options out there, choosing the best one can be confusing.

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10 Best Hosting Providers for E-commerce in 2021

If you are looking to sell online, the right e-commerce hosting provider can make all the difference. However, with a variety of options out there, choosing the best provider can be confusing.

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How To Set Up Your Own Employment Agency

Given the importance of employment agencies, it is no doubt that they play an integral role in Hong Kong's economic success. Find out how to start an employment agency in Hong Kong as the world hurtles to define a new future of work.

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How Packaging Inserts Can Increase Your E-commerce Revenue

As a business owner, you can use packaging inserts to publicise your products. Placing your focus on existing customers also means that you do not have to splurge extra dollars on marketing.

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How Packaging Inserts Can Increase Your E-commerce Revenue

Improving customer retention is one of the effective ways to create brand awareness. Placing your focus on existing customers also means that you do not have to splurge extra dollars on marketing.

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E-commerce Tips: How To Use Packaging Inserts to Increase Revenue

Improving customer retention is one of the effective ways to create brand awareness. Additionally, placing your focus on existing customers also means that you do not have to splurge extra dollars on marketing.

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How RoyalKey Saved 4h/day & Reduced Stress with Osome

For Denis Andrei Valcu, setting up his own business was his dream and passion. Fast forward to today, the company he set up, RoyalKey, gets most of their business through gaming channels, honing their reputation as a go-to for gamers’ software needs.

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A Guide to Opening Your First Business Bank Account in the UK

If you are a small business owner, you are not required legally to have a corporate bank account. However, opening your corporate bank account has its advantages and can help you keep your accounts clean.

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How Your Company Can Streamline Its Payroll Process

For a business to run smoothly, the payroll process must be streamlined and error-free. It is easy to streamline and optimize your payroll and other back-office processes within your SMB. Did you know that this can improve your cash flow?

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Streamlining Payroll Process for SMEs: 5 Tips

For a business to run smoothly, the payroll process must be streamlined and error-free. It is easy to streamline and optimize your payroll and other back-office processes within your SMB. Did you know that this can improve your cash flow?

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5 Tips for a Streamlined Payroll Process for SMEs

For a business to run smoothly, the payroll process must be streamlined and error-free. It is easy to streamline and optimize your payroll and other back-office processes within your SMB. Did you know that this can improve your cash flow?

5 min read

Phase 2 Heightened Alert Support Package for SMEs (July to August 2021)

From 22 July 2021, Singapore has reverted to Phase 2 (Heightened Alert). Fortunately, the Singapore Government will be cushioning the impacts of the harsher COVID-19 restrictions with a $1.1 billion support package.

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Top 10 Best Logo Generators for E-commerce Sellers in 2021

Branding may be a challenge, but working with the right tools can make the job a lot easier. There are many factors to consider when it comes to designing a logo, and logo makers and generators can help provide some visual inspiration for you.

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SG Govt Will Extend Loans for SMEs by 6 Months as Part of Heightened Alert Support Measures

Singapore's Phase 2 and 3 periods of heightened alert have undoubtedly affected many businesses, especially Small- and Medium-sized Enterprises (SMEs). As such, Finance Minister Lawrence Wong has announced additional support measures for these Singapore-registered companies on 5 Jul 2021.

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What Are Double Tax Treaties in the UK?

If you are a tax resident of the UK and have a business established in the UK or overseas, your income might not be double taxed in the UK as a result of the double tax treaties in place. What exactly are Double Tax Treaties?

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The 10 Best E-Commerce Payment Gateway for Online Sellers

Other than branding and marketing, these technologically savvy consumers are well acquainted with the Internet and convenient payment gateways and demand nothing less than a seamless e-commerce transaction.

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SMEs Can Apply for Relief Measures and Delay Full Loan Repayments till 30 Sep

As the pandemic gradually transitions to an endemic, the Monetary Authority of Singapore (MAS) has announced the 'final extension' of relief measures for small and medium-sized enterprises (SMEs) affected by the COVID-19 situation to resume full loan repayments.

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Top Online Payment Gateway for E-commerce Sellers

Other than branding and marketing, these technologically savvy consumers are well acquainted with the Internet and convenient payment gateways and demand nothing less than a seamless e-commerce transaction.

7 min read

The Future of E-commerce - Key Trends & Findings in 2021 & Beyond

Find out how businesses in the UK can better understand projections for e-commerce, why emerging markets are so important, and how to outsource administrative tasks to grow faster.

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A Quick Guide to Wage and Rental Support for SMEs in P3HA

The Singapore Government has introduced measures to help businesses cushion the impact of the pandemic, including more salary support for affected firms to retain employees, one-off payments for rental relief and individuals for Phase 3 (Heightened Alert).

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Top 20 Free Shopify Apps for Your E-commerce Business

If you’re looking to jumpstart your e-commerce business by improving your online store’s functionality, you’ll need to take advantage of free apps on the Shopify App Store.

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13 Best Co-Working Offices in Singapore

Trying to beat the work-from-home slump? Give your productivity a much-needed booster at an amazing co-working space of your choice. From stunning views, amenities, to convenient central locations, you’d surely find a space to get your inspiration flowing.

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A Guide to Hong Kong’s Double Tax Treaties

Hong Kong boasts a thriving economy with a business-friendly tax regime, including its Double Tax Treaties, which has attracted many entrepreneurs and investors alike.

3 min read

How To Convert A Private Limited Company Into A Public Limited Company

While the public limited company structure shares some similarities with the private limited company structure, its features make it more ideal for large businesses.

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A New Business Owner’s Guide to the First Company Audit

Audits are important to stay compliant with the law, so you can focus your energy on your core business. Read on to determine whether you need a company audit, and how you can go about doing so.

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Make, Manufacture, Wholesale or Dropship Model for E-commerce Business?

Apart from the products you intend to sell, you will also have to make your biggest business decision when it comes to the ideal business model to pursue.

9 min read

Make, Manufacture, Wholesale or Dropship: 4 Business Models for E-commerce To Consider

As an online business owner, you will have to face many choices. Apart from the products you intend to sell, you will also have to make your biggest business decision when it comes to the ideal business model to pursue.

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Make, Manufacture, Wholesale or Dropship: 4 Business Models for E-commerce Businesses to Choose From

As an online business owner, you will have to face many choices. Apart from the products you intend to sell, you will also have to make your biggest business decision when it comes to the ideal business model to pursue.

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10 Steps To Prepare For Fundraising From a Venture Capitalist

The most difficult part of starting your own business can be raising capital. For practical tips, we asked Jason Edwards of VentureCap Insight. He’s seen many startups ask for money from his experience as a venture capitalist.

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An Investor's 10 Tips on How To Prepare for Fundraising

The most difficult part of starting your own business can be raising capital. For practical tips, we asked Jason Edwards of VentureCap Insight. He’s seen many startups ask for money from his experience as a venture capitalist.

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10 Tips To Prepare For Fundraising From a Venture Capitalist

The most difficult part of starting your own business can be raising capital. For practical tips, we asked Jason Edwards of VentureCap Insight. He’s seen many startups ask for money from his experience as a venture capitalist.

7 min read

11 Reasons To Go With Osome To Take Over Your Accounting

To get the best chance at success, entrepreneurs have to make sure they have the right partners around them when starting their own business. Here’s why we are the right partner for your accounting tasks.

7 min read

How a Multi-Channel E-commerce Seller Saves 25h/month Working With the Right Accountant

The multi-hyphenate revealed to us how he started his YouTube channel two years ago with one sole purpose, to document his progress as an entrepreneur and investor in the world of business and to help as many people as he can by sharing his knowledge and learning along the way.

3 min read

The Only Guide You Need To Create Your First Invoice

Simple invoices can help save time with all basic accounting details you require to bill clients for your work. Think of them as organised documents that are easy to understand and create.

5 min read

Creating an Invoice - A Guide

An invoice contains all the necessary information you’ll need when you start doing accounting. Here's how to make an invoice.

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A Guide to Creating an Invoice

Simple invoices can help save time with all basic accounting details you require to bill clients for your work. Think of them as organised documents that are easy to understand and create.

5 min read

A Basic Guide to Reading Balance Sheets

When it comes to managing your business, one of the most crucial financial statements is the balance sheet. We cannot emphasise how important it is to learn how to read a balance sheet to ensure your company's financial health.

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New Business Owners' Guide to Reading Balance Sheets

When it comes to managing your business, one of the most crucial financial statements is the balance sheet. We cannot emphasise how important it is to learn how to read a balance sheet to ensure your company's financial health.

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Understanding Balance Sheets

When it comes to managing your business, one of the most crucial financial statements is the balance sheet. We cannot emphasise how important it is to learn how to read a balance sheet to ensure your company's financial health.

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A Guide to Business Income Tax in the UK

Being the boss of your own company means you get the flexibility to decide your own schedule, but when it comes to tax season, things might get a little confusing. No worries though, we're here to guide you through the process so you can stay compliant with the law.

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Calculating the Taxable Income of My Company

When it comes to tax season, it is crucial for you to understand which part of your business is taxable, so you can stay compliant with the law.

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A New Entrepreneur's Guide to Selling on Amazon

Sell on Amazon, the world's biggest e-tailer, and break into the Hong Kong market.

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