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Are Small Business Conditions Improving?

Victoria Taylor

After repealing than 10,000 pieces and 50,000 pages of legislation and regulation as part of the ‘Autumn Repeal Day’ in March, the Australian government is preparing for another round of red tape reduction. The “Spring Repeal Day” aims to remove nearly 1,000 pieces and over 7,200 pages of legislation and regulation. The Government emphasises the [...]

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The Lifeblood of Your Business: 6 Ways to Improve Your Cashflow

Nerida Gill

Cashflow is often compared to heath; in fact, many experts see cashflow as a key indicator of the overall health of a business. I like to think of cashflow in terms of the circulatory system. In a healthy person, the heart and blood vessels effortlessly pump blood around the body. Sure, it’s slower when we’re [...]

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Your Biggest Sales Mistake Exposed!

Frances Pratt

The biggest sales mistake I see is that people assume that they know things; about the customer; about their product; about what someone else is thinking. Stop it! Don’t assume. If it sounds like I have my hand on my hip and am waggling my finger at you – it’s because I am. Read on [...]

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Aaaaaaargh! I Need Help but Can I Afford to Hire My First Employee?

Natasha Hawker

Orders are starting to pick up and your clients are as excited about your business as you are. You are running hard but there are only 24 hours in a day. You are starting to see some errors creeping in and you are concerned that if you muck up another order, your business will quickly [...]

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Is the Business Card Dead?

Vivienne Kane

Or could that small piece of paper be your business pitching partner? “Let me give you my business card” When was the last time you went to a conference, seminar or networking event where there wasn’t an exchange of business cards? How does it feel if you can’t reciprocate? You’ve left your cards at home. [...]

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Coming in from the Cold

Dominique Antarakis

I recently spoke on the phone to two prospective clients who both wanted the same thing: more customers. They were both planning on sending an email to a list of names they had bought from a list broker. Both were expecting a response rate of around 10%. The main difference between the two was that [...]

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How to Train Someone to Be You and Free Up Your Time

Alycia Edgar

There comes a time for every business owner when they realise one person cannot do everything. This is when you need to find another you. We all know there are some tasks that we are just not good at. Or tasks you put off because they inspire you the least. These are the tasks that [...]

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What Kind of Business Do You Want: Entrepreneurial or Lifestyle?

Belinda Weaver

As a business owner, your life and your business are often so entangled, it’s hard to separate one from the other. When we start a business, we write down our business, marketing and financial goals. We map out a direction and then work hard to get there. But does your business support your life goals [...]

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10 Free Marketing Tools To Try

Nicki Walsh

In this day and age technology is key. So if you can find ways to utilise technology to make your business more efficient, more innovative, more successful and heck just a bit more fun – why wouldn’t you give them a try. So here is 10 free marketing tools for you to take for a [...]

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Business Planning Tips for a Successful Year-End

Alicia Beachley

It’s almost the end of October and the first of the emails about Christmas parties are coming in. I’m sure you are thinking that Christmas is so far away, however, this is the time that you should be planning and actioning your pre-Christmas business activities (if not already done) so that you can enjoy the [...]

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