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How small businesses can beat rising costs

The rising cost of living has been a hot topic across the world for some time now, and small businesses are feeling the pinch. Perhaps more so than larger businesses and corporations, who might have the finances and backup plans in place to keep them afloat as prices soar. A number of small businesses across […]

Customer Spotlight: Julie & Tash

This month Julie, from mother and daughter duo Julie & Tash, is in our customer spotlight. At Julie and Tash, we help highly sensitive people manage their energetic boundaries so they don’t burn out trying to help everyone else at the expense of their own wellbeing. We sell coaching, books, card decks and meditation programs on […]

Customer Spotlight: Wendy from Orange Grove

This month, Wendy from Orange Grove luxury candles and bath products based in New Zealand is in our Customer Spotlight.  Orange Grove was born in a real orange grove in Kerikeri, Northland, NZ about six years ago and we’re now located in another happy orange grove in Christchurch. Two years ago – when Covid and chronic arthritic […]

Customer spotlight: Peter from Wire Industrial & Marine

Welcome to the first of our customer spotlights. This month we’d like to introduce you to Peter from Wire Industrial and Marine based in New South Wales, Australia. I first started to use PayNow when PayPal shut down its credit card payment solution for use by tradies. When looking for a solution, I came across PayNow. PayNow has […]

Customer Spotlight: Jet Resin Jewellery

After getting a bead making kit for her 13th birthday Sophie had found her passion – making jewellery! In her teens she made all kinds of beaded necklaces, earrings and bracelets for her friends and family. In her last year at school she was introduced to resin, a composite style plastic, that can be moulded into […]

Customer Spotlight: Adora Ceramics

5 years ago Sally left her demanding marketing job to pursue her love of ceramics and create a minimalist lifestyle away from the city. Ceramics had always been a hobby and it took over 12 months to decide that a change of direction was required. Once the decision was made Sally began her transition from […]

Customer Spotlight: Jen Fix – Mobile Tech Consultant

We all love our technology……when it’s working! When you run a small business and your computer fails it can scream disaster! That’s when Jen Fix will come to the rescue. Jennifer is a mobile tech consultant who will respond to your technology failures and general challenges within hours. She has been operating Jen Fix for […]

Customer Spotlight: T. Woods Plumbing

Meet Tony Woods – plumber for the people! No one really notices the plumbing in their house until it stops working. Tony Woods has been in the plumbing industry for over 20 years installing, maintaining and repairing residential pipes for bathrooms, kitchens and home drainage. As a small owner operator business Tony usually works on […]

Customer Spotlight: Lavenlair Farm

From tech to agri-business: meet Diane & David, lavender farmers! Diane and David quit their city jobs to make a go of agri-business, now proud owner/operators of a lavender farm! They sell a range of boutique products both online, and at market locations in the surrounding area. Lavenlair farm is a beautiful and relaxing spot […]