Number Nurses® nurture business health
Transforming bookkeeping from fusty to funky was Gayle Buchanan’s prime goal when she developed the Number Nurses®
Drive and determination resulted in Buchanan creating a limited company late in 2013 with new positioning and a business
model that opens the door to international markets.
Cloud software and products such as Xero have changed the nature of bookkeeping and Buchanan says the most significant
change is that business owners can now get their precious time back.
“We created Number Nurses® because bookkeepers have the skills to care for clients’ daily ups and downs, just like a
medical nurse cares for patients.
“Number Nurses® aim for prevention and wants business to be pain free for everyone.
“We have the expertise to train business owners, clean up little messes and mop a worried brow but the overarching
diagnosis or financial analysis is left to accountants.”
Of course, Buchanan’s irrepressible energy is well-suited to the cheeky Number Nurse® positioning.
When business owners progress through the first couple of years of business they often question their initial objectives
and begin looking for ways to regain some of their leisure time.
Outsourcing the bookkeeping functions of the business is identified as the most efficient way of moving up, growing and
The cloud technology that has developed with Xero is a boon to small to medium businesses but many managing directors
are too busy to learn more about the practical applications.
“It’s just like when the doctor tells you to improve your diet and exercise more and sends you on your way. “Number
Nurses® have the time to stick with business owners and show them the most efficient systems to improve their
Buchanan is currently dedicated to Xero software because it’s the most visual and beautiful package that she predicts
will shift the most amazing number of people into the cloud.
Bookkeepers throughout the world recognise Buchanan has her finger on the pulse and are turning to her for advice,
support and to tap into her marketing strategy.
With such interest and no geographical barriers to cloud technology Buchanan is now taking Number Nurses global.
Developing a worldwide network of Number Nurses® is highly feasible through forging new pathways in the bookkeeping and
Buchanan has more than 30 years’ business experience and her unique approach looks set to recharge businesses with a few