Sage One interview with Jamal Edwards (SB.TV) at MADE 2014

4 years ago

In this short interview, YouTube star Jamal Edwards tells Paul Lancaster (Sage) why it’s so important for entrepreneurs to get to grips with accounting basics like tax and VAT receipts.

He said “I have a lot of mates who are starting out in business and that’s one of the main things they need help with. Or it’s just learning about it because most of them just palm it off to somebody else. I think it’s very important as a business owner to know about that sort of stuff. All the talks I do I tell people to learn about it. Everybody laughs but it’s very important.”

“It’s a numbers game at the end of the day. There’s a saying: “Men lie, women lie, numbers don’t’. Recently, I started going to my accountants, cashing up with them and having regular meetings as before I didn’t do that.”

When asked what advice he would give to anyone wanting to follow in his footsteps, Jamal said: “Be consistent and produce high quality content. I’m quite an open person so if someone wants to Tweet me @JamalEdwards I’ll take a look at your content and give you some feedback.”

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