Industry News

As the Australian benchmark in direct debit billing, PaySmart is proud to do business with some of this country’s leading martial arts and fitness organisations, childcare centres, RTOs, and schools, among many others.

With that in mind, we’ve assembled some of the leading experts in their respective fields to provide regular articles on topics that matter—things like best practice, industry trends, policy shifts and ways to help you get the most out of your business.

Every month we present a fresh round of articles from key industry experts—so follow us on LinkedIn or Twitter to keep across the conversation, or check into our website at any time to browse the articles. PaySmart looks to sharing articles and insights from the experts to help you succeed.

This month's top articles

SchoolSmart v2: get ready for the 2019 school billing period!

As the school year draws to a close, administrators and finance teams will be pleased to hear that PaySmart’s SchoolSmart system is now delivering even more benefits to schools, with the recent release of version 2 (v2). As current PaySmart clients would know, SchoolSmart is a payment system designed to simplify school fee payment processes. [...]

Using Clubware to boost holiday business

We all know that things can start to slow during December as everyone’s lives get a little crazy with Christmas and school functions and a reduction in motivation levels! But for gyms using Clubware, you’ve got a few tricks up your sleeve that can help with your promotion, engagement and planning during this time. The [...]

Holiday season information for PaySmart clients

As we approach the holiday season, don’t forget to check your diaries and mark up when your payments are scheduled—you may also want to let your customers know too! As banks don’t process debits, settlements or dishonour payments on Christmas Day, Boxing Day and New Year’s Day, this will affect how quickly we can settle [...]

The powerful link between physical and mental health

According to Beyond Blue, regular physical activity not only helps you stay fit, but it can also help prevent or manage mild anxiety or depression. It’s an important tip considering more than three million Australians are living with depression or anxiety.* This is precisely why PaySmart client Plus Fitness ran a campaign with over 150 [...]

Pre-silly season business planning

When you hit December, it’s tempting to ease back on the accelerator as you slide into summer holiday mode, so now’s the perfect time to keep your focus and prepare for 2019. If you put in the work this month, you’ll be able to enjoy the seasonal fun and be ready to hit the ground [...]

Strategies to avoid holiday cancellations

When the Christmas decorations appear around town, the countdown to summer holidays is on! So November is a great time to put strategies in place to ensure your members aren’t tempted to cancel their gym or program memberships due to their summer travel or extended holiday plans. What are my options? To avoid cancellations, let [...]

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