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What Can a Masterchef Teach You about Marketing Your Business?

Megan Barrow

There's a Masterchef contestant that should have you on your toes - not just for your cooking but marketing your business! Masterchef Australia has just wrapped up it's sixth season. I've watched all seasons and knowing the ratings' decline wondered how these latest contestants would go marketing themselves outside of the show. No longer could [...]

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Being a Great Referee

Kristy-Lee Billett

Many of you who have hired, supervised or managed staff in the past will, at some stage or another, find yourself being asked to be a referee. If the employee was a star you will usually have no hesitation in providing the prospective new employer conducting the reference check with all the information they need [...]

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The Lost Art of Letter Writing

Johanna Baker-Dowdell

I’ve seen a funny cartoon doing the rounds on Facebook that shows someone in the 1990s being thrilled to receive an email, while their friend is overwhelmed with a pile of snail mail. Then the same characters are reversed for the 2014 scenario, with the email receiver being disheartened by hundreds of messages and their [...]

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7 Reasons You Should Sack Your Accountant

Alycia Edgar

Accounting is a complex thing, and financial results are difficult to understand for the average business owner. Most haven't studied "how to" do business and rely on their tax accountant to explain what everything means. The accountants who genuinely care about you and your business will pick up on the "eyes glazed over" cues and [...]

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50 Tips You Need to Know to Rock Your Social Media

Belinda Weaver

Social media is a standard component of modern day marketing but it can feel a bit like talking to an empty room when you start out. Then you start rocking it and you’ve built a community around your business. Here are fifty tips on how to speed that process up! About your social [...]

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Stop! 14 Things To Check Before Making Your Website Live

Nicki Walsh

You are loving your new website, it looks great and you just want to get it up! However, here are two very important things to consider before you sign it off – 1. Your site will now be available in all its glory to the public, your prospects and clients so you don’t want [...]

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12 Simple Strategies to Improve the Health of Your Workplace

Kaye Wright

herBusiness blogger, Amanda MacLean recently provided an excellent checklist for reviewing the health and safety of your work environment. Taking that a step further, regardless of whether you work alone, from home or have an office and staff, it will be of benefit to you and your business to consider how your working environment [...]

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Be Your Own Health and Safety Officer - A Checklist for Home-Based Workers

Amanda MacLean

Under the work health and safety (WHS) laws, a person conducting a business or undertaking, has a duty of care to provide a safe and healthy place of work for all employees and any person who contributes something towards the work being done. These duties, rights and responsibilities apply to people who work from home, [...]

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My Favourite Business Book Competition Winners Announced

The Australian Businesswomen's Network

The winners of the My Favourite Business Book Competition have been announced and awarded prizes valued at over $1,250. Entrants shared their favourite books and why these books, and an ongoing focus on education, have made an impact on their business. The first prize has been awarded to Melanie Frok who chose Beyond Performance - How [...]

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Legal Help Guide for Small Business

Victoria Taylor

Did you know the Australian Government has an online legal help guide? The guide has been prepared for Australian small business owners to assist them in gaining a broad understanding of legal issues they may encounter. It provides clear, plain English advice on a number of topics, including, Business structures Buying and selling businesses Entering into loan [...]

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