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How to Be a Power Connector

How to Be a Power Connector

It's time to build a strong network. When you combine your specific skills and talents with a clear, workable path for creating and managing your relationships, nothing will stop you from meeting your goals. With high-value connections, you'll tap into a dynamic "power grid" of influence guaranteed to accelerate your personal and professional success. In [...]

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How to Generate More Leads Online

How to Generate More Leads Online

When you generate more leads (qualified) you have more opportunities to makes sales, to nurture your customers and to turn them into advocates for your small business. Join us on 9 September to learn powerful ways to attract sales and marketing leads to your business. Discover how to use social media, eMail, your website and [...]

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small business finance course

Small Business Finance Course

When it comes to business, money really does 'make the world go 'round'. Managing your cash flow and your accounts properly is as important as getting new business. Even if you choose to hire a bookkeeper to manage your books, understanding the fundamentals of good financial management will put you ahead of the game.   [...]

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Fire Up Your Facebook Results

Fire Up Your Facebook Results

How you use Facebook to achieve results for your business has changed considerably over the past 12 months. So, it's time to revise your Facebook marketing strategy to reflect what is working on Facebook right now! Program Overview: This NEW course will step you through the process of strategically building an engaged audience on Facebook [...]

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ANZ Women's Money Series

4 ways to reduce your startup costs and increase your profitability

Starting a new business can be expensive. One of the main concerns small-business owners have is how to juggle costs and income - especially when you’re new and still finding your way. You can wonder just how long it’ll be before you can pay yourself, or turn a profit. Reducing costs and saving money could [...]

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Being flexible in business has never mattered more

In small business, flexibility is a key, contributing factor to making your business work. Flexibility allows you to shift focus to meet market demands. Whether flexibility means changing your business model, your pricing structure, your staffing policies or your suppliers, the ability to pivot and change direction could mean the difference between success and failure. [...]

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6 ways to improve your cash flow and get your money faster

If you’re like most entrepreneurs, you’re probably driven by more than just money. Most of us like the fact that running our own business allows us to create our own future, set our own salary and to express our creativity. Success in business, however, requires a good grasp on cash flow – and the ability [...]

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Why your relationship with your bank is an important one when you're starting up

Relationships matter in small business. Whether you’re looking to find new clients, get to know existing clients or source new suppliers, good relationships can make a difference to your bottom line. When it comes to your bank, if your only relationship with your bank is virtual, then you may be missing out on opportunities to [...]

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Member of the Week

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Kathryn Harris

Harris Business Solutions

I am a tax geek and have recently completed a Graduate Diploma in Advanced Taxation through UNSW achieving a distinction for taxation of superannuation. I am a CPA and also a Chartered Tax Advisor - a qualification recognised internationally and the highest recognition a tax professional can achieve in Australia. I love to learn and am in my first year of a Masters of Business and Technology through the Australian School of Business. I'm passionate about cloud applications and have qualifies as a Certified Xero consultant and Payroll Specialist as well as being our businesses Xero add on guru. I love looking at what suite of cloud applications can be used to improve a business bottom line. I'm also the President of the Wallan Chamber of Commerce and have, in the past, been a director of our local community bank. I've also been involved in a Financial Sustainability Reference Group which made recommendations to our local council in the lead up to them determening their 2014-15 budget. When I'm not researching tax matters and discovering new cloud applications I enjoy spending time with my four children and husband and playing the ukulele.

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Latest herBusiness Blog Posts

Why Are We So Angry? Resolving Conflict in the Social Media Age

Nerida Gill

My word of the week is “digi-douchebag”. I picked it up from Petra Starke, a contributor to Techly. Apart from perfectly summing up what she calls “obnoxious behaviours” on social media, the fact that we need such a word shows just how distressingly angry Australian society in general has become. Over the last six months, [...]

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6 Top Tools to Bring Your Valuable Content to a New Audience

Vivienne Kane

Look at the last 10 blog posts you’ve written. Run through the enewsletters you’ve sent this year. Maybe you use ebooks to demonstrate expertise and credibility. Perhaps you’re running webinars, or producing podcasts or videos. If you’re doing any of these things, you already know 21st century marketing isn’t primarily about pushing for a sale, [...]

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Words. Have. Power. Use them wisely.

Dominique Antarakis

I was already half awake when my alarm went off the other morning, but there was something about the pitch and tone of the sound it made that went straight into the part of my brain responsible for actually getting me out of bed. (The smell of freshly-brewed coffee generally has the same effect). And [...]

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Social Media Ideas

SXSW 2014 Wrap-Up - Conference Themes

SXSW 2014 Wrap-Up - Conference Themes

A quick wrap up of the 2014 South by South West conference takes a look at five (of many) themes that dominated the "five days of compelling presentations and panels from the brightest minds in emerging technology" that is SXSWi. &nbsp http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=sadWPwZGtEw   In this video Cat Matson and Suzi Dafnis take a look at: [...]

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ABN Member Spotlight

Eleni Mitakos in Woman's Day and Women's Weekly Magazines

Australian Businesswomen's Network Member Eleni Mitakos of Galmatic has recently been featured in both Woman's Day and Women's Weekly. Click article to read full size.

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Small Business Tips

Home Sweet Office

Megan Wahr

Whenever I think of home-based business I always remember that famous line, "there is nothing like the smell of napalm in the morning" from the film Apocalypse Now. Well, having owned a small business for over 10 years, with much of that time experienced operating from a home based office, I can assure you that [...]

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