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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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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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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 Start a Podcast

How to Start a Podcast

Podcasting is a powerful way to get your business message heard and to reach an international (and local) audience. While it’s not as easy to do as, say, writing a social media post, it’s also not brain surgery! Podcasting gives your small business the opportunity to have a captive audience on a regular basis and [...]

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Latest Articles

Reinvent yourself (and your business)

When it comes to friends, lovers and businesses, it’s easy to let emotions get in the way of rational decision making. Leaving behind my winery and starting something new, Luxury Market Branding (LMB), was not easy for me to do. Although hungering for new opportunities and challenges, so much of who I was and how [...]

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5 skills essential for success as a small business leader

5 skills essential for success as a small business leader

If you are leading a team in a small business looking for ways to increase your job satisfaction, decrease your stress levels and boost sales then you need to develop the skills that are essential for your success. These are the skills that can take you from having a business that is surviving to having [...]

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Personal branding is the new marketing. Are you onboard?

It can be hard to get ahead in today’s competitive business environment, but one way to go from unknown to expert and stand out from the crowd is showcasing what makes you unique. That’s where personal branding comes into the picture. Branding is the art of standing out; a set of characteristics, values or qualities [...]

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Four things you should know about advertising

Advertising is any paid way to encourage audiences of readers, viewers or listeners to take action on products, services and ideas. Advertising covers everything from traditional media such as radio, television, newspapers, magazines, billboards and direct mail to the myriad of online and internet options available (including Google Adwords and social media advertising). The goals [...]

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Robbie Hutchins

Miracle Worker Virtual Assistant Solutions

Miracle Worker Virtual Assistant Solutions provides professional administrative support to Australian microbusinesses and entrepreneurs as and when required. We can be your on-call Personal Assistant, right through to keeping things running while you take a well-earned break with your family. We are a small business too, so we know what is required and we know how passionate you are about your own business. We like to get to know our clients and how you operate so that we can work with you to achieve the best results. From writing correspondence, preparing management reports, transcription, organisation and procedure documentation, proofreading and editing, to whizz bang PowerPoint presentations - our services are only limited by your imagination. Feel free to call us anytime, toll free, on 1300 540 704 or 0421 047 700 to discuss your needs.

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Latest herBusiness Blog Posts

Why are you doing that?

Alycia Edgar

We all have to do lists. And those lists act as a prompt for us to prioritise what needs to be done each day, each week, each month. Lists are great tools for productivity, but they don’t address the why behind the tasks you write on them. Every Wednesday I like to prompt people to [...]

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HOW TO: Successfully Answering Objections

Frances Pratt

We have all heard objections in our businesses from existing and prospective clients.  In my last article Objections in Sales ~ Why You Should LOVE Them! I explained how it was important for you to actively uncover objections to grow your business. The truth is that people will assume that you are aware of their [...]

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5 Ways to Stop Workplace Bullies

Nerida Gill

The more I tried not to cry, the faster the tears welled. I was in a business meeting with a client who hurled a torrent of personal insults in my face. She attacked everything but my make-up and clothes. And it wasn’t the first time … it had been going on for months. This isn’t [...]

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Social Media Ideas

Ideas to Increase Your Productivity at Work as a Small Business Owner

Linda Kozlowski has more than 18 years of experience in international marketing, public relations and customer service. At Evernote, she leads Market Development for the Asia Pacific Region, including marketing, PR and development of marketing partnerships. Evernote is helping the world remember everything by building innovative products and services that allow individuals to capture, find [...]

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ABN Member Spotlight

Suntrix Solar Company WINS 2013 Telstra SA Business of the Year Award

Suntrix Solar Company WINS 2013 Telstra SA Business of the Year Award

ABN Member Jenny Paradiso, co-founder of Suntrix Pty Ltd. Suntrix Pty Ltd, an Adelaide-based solar panel company has been named as South Australia’s top business in this year’s Telstra Business Awards. The Australian Businesswomen's Network member, Jenny Paradiso and her husband David Hille began the business back in 2009 after attempting to install solar power [...]

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Small Business Tips

Where Does Your Business Stand: Extreme Price Taker or Extreme Price Maker?

Virginia Bowe

Whatever your business does, it will be positioned somewhere on the following line:   Extreme Price Taker                                                                                    Extreme Price Maker   What Are Price Takers? Price takers operate businesses where the sales price of products/services is dictated by highly competitive market conditions and entrenched customer expectations. Examples of extreme price takers would include cleaning contractors, [...]

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