Identify opportunities to improve profitability in your business.
The Small Business Finance Course - 29 January, 12 and 26 February 2014
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.
This upcoming three-part online course will look at the critical aspects that underpin the financial management aspect of your small business.
Claire Hatton is an Industry Leader for Google Australia and NZ. She leads a team of industry experts to help local businesses, government and the travel industry make the most of their presence online. Claire came to Google in March 2007 with extensive experience across Asia in the travel and finan...
Claire Hatton is the Industry Leader for Travel, Government and Local Business at Google Australia/NZ. In this In Her Shoes interview, Claire discusses: the benefits of moving online for small business the importance of optimising online opportunities tools that you can use to be found by online shoppers how to measure results (google analytics) google […]
Do you make New Year’s resolutions? Do you keep them? Resolutions are always a great topic of conversation at the New Year’s Eve party after the clock strikes twelve. But…. the vast majority of resolutions fail fairly early into the year. This year I’ve put the health and fitness resolutions on hold and decided to […]
This is the second part of our series on ten easy mistakes small businesses are making. There are a number of common and costly mistakes that employers make – but they can easily be prevented. Are you making any of these mistakes? There is a lot of legislation pertaining to employers and their employees you […]
“Success means having the courage, the determination, and the will to become the person you believe you were meant to be.” George Sheehan Running your own business can be stressful, even frightening. The stakes are high and the challenges can seem insurmountable at times. Sometimes we just have to face the fears and take a […]
It doesn’t matter what size your business is, whether you are going it alone or are managing a decent sized team, leadership will play a significant role in your success. I have spoken to a number of solo operators who believe that leadership doesn’t apply to them, they don’t have followers so who could they […]
We often hear about the differences between a Manager and a Leader. Usually with the leader highlighted as more positive than a manager. The truth of the matter is that we need both skill sets, especially when we are running a small business. We need to be both a leader and a manager. So what […]
A native New Zealander, Liane Sayer-Roberts moved to Australia in 2001 and later moved to the rural community of Leeton in 2004. In that same year Liane started her own public relations agency, Sauce Communications, as she refused to give up her career upon her move from the city. Over 10 years later, Sauce Communications [...]
“Making it” in business can be tough. Luckily, here at the Australian Businesswomen’s Network, we are surrounded by many successful entrepreneurs who have “made it” in business. Jane Cay is one of these entrepreneurs. She shared her story of the road to success with us and gave some valuable advice. At an early age, Jane [...]
Running a regional business can be a challenge. And it’s one that Jacqui Brauman takes on as she runs her regionally-based law firm, Theobald Lawyers. Jacqui bought the Nagambie-based law firm in 2012, which had been located in the area for over 35 years. Since, the firm has grown to double it’s size. The firm [...]
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