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Google+ for Small Business

Google+ for Small Business

Google’s social media platform, Google+, is the world’s second largest social media network. Think of it as a combination of Facebook, LinkedIn, Twitter and Instagram. Google+ allows you to engage with clients and prospects, build quality connections, share and discover content and much more. Plus, it also has the power to help you get more [...]

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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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Practical Online Copywriting

Practical Online Copywriting for Business

Does the copy on your website and social networks give you the best chance to be found and to have potential customers quickly comprehend what you do and, importantly, what actions you'd like them to take? On 15 and 29 October, professional marketing copywriter Belinda Weaver of Copywrite Matters presents a new online course - [...]

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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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Simi Rayat

Minds For The Future

Simi is a registered Psychologist and the founder of Minds For The Future. She excels at assisting others to achieve their ‘best’ state of wellbeing, in their personal and professional life. Simi was trained in the UK and has worked across Europe, Canada and Australia providing psychology consultancy to improve people’s wellbeing. Simi’s clients describe her as highly ‘engaging’, ‘easy to open up to’ and ‘full of innovative and practical strategies’. Simi gets her clients great sustainable results, quickly!’ Minds For The Future also delivers engaging, practical and thought-provoking workshops to organisations workshops and consultations on managing employee wellbeing. Call us now to enquire about our ‘Executive Wellbeing Package’ on 03 9443 9988.

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Latest herBusiness Blog Posts

Self Leadership – The Importance of Leading By Example

Alison Vidotto

Sometimes people are a little confused when I suggest that they focus on self-leadership first. They tell me that self-leadership sounds a little strange, isn’t leadership all about followers? In a word, no. The answer is clear; to lead others you must first lead yourself. If you are to have influence over others then you [...]

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Crafting the Perfect Pitch

Johanna Baker-Dowdell

If you don't have an existing relationship with a journalist, the first time they will see your name will be when your pitch drops into their email inbox. Needless to say, the first impression you create with that pitch has to be pretty special to get past the journalist's desire to delete any email that [...]

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Billing Your True Value - Are You Throwing Money Away?

Alicia Beachley

You have a successful service orientated business but you are not making any money! It can be easy to ‘miss’ opportunities or bill incorrectly, or worse still be nervous about billing for your expertise and IP (intellectual property). Being confident about who you are, your offering and your rates is a sure fire way to [...]

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Social Media Ideas

Easy Ways to Build Your Brand Online: The Secrets of Sharing Content

Whether it’s images, text, blog posts or eBooks - the process of sharing content is now a leading marketing trend. What sets content marketing apart from more direct steams of marketing is its ability to create a story and target an interest-based community. In this Social Media for Small Business podcast, learn how to capitalise [...]

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ABN Member Spotlight

Member Susan McGrath’s New myPitch App Strikes a Chord and Great Publicity

Ever cringed in disappointment when recollecting your answers to interview questions? Finding it hard to talk about yourself without waffling on?   Introducing myPitch: A new app designed to help you sell yourself in 30 seconds or less during job interviews! Australian Businesswomen’s Network Member and Founder of Career Ignition, Susan Wareham McGrath, teamed up [...]

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Small Business Tips

Government Support for Small Business

Susan Wareham McGrath

The EMDG Scheme is a key Australian Government financial assistance program which supports exporters of a wide range of industry sectors and products, including the export of intellectual property and know-how. For further information about your eligibility, or assistance in completing your application, visit www.austrade.gov.au. R&D Tax Concession is a broad-based, market driven tax concession [...]

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