Mumpreneur Carrie Kwan, cofounder of Mums&Co.

Passion and flexibility drive Australia’s Mumpreneur boom

- March 6, 2018 5 MIN READ

It was after the birth of her first child, that Mums & Co. founder Carrie Kwan realised running a business and taking care of a small human came with considerable hurdles. Feeling isolated and time-stressed Kwan tells Kochies Business Builders (KBB) melding her personal and professional ambitions with motherhood’s relentless ‘juggle’ was challenging. It wasn’t… Read more »


Empowering women in the workplace leads to success

- March 5, 2018 3 MIN READ

Forging a positive culture in a workplace that encourages creativity, employee empowerment and problem solving are key to building employee retention and a motivated workforce – and empowering women in particular has never been more important. Startups of today are taking an enormous step toward equality and the empowerment of female employees. Many are nurturing… Read more »


5 tips to make sure your website makes a good impression

- March 4, 2018 3 MIN READ

“‘Never judge a book by its cover’ may be a strong life philosophy, but it’s certainly a far cry from online user behaviour. ‘First impressions count’ is likely a much more appropriate way to describe how a first-time visitor to your website will regard his or her experience,” says David Bray, sales Director at Netsuite… Read more »


How to use the power of data science in small business

- March 2, 2018 2 MIN READ

Data science can add some much-needed value to small business. In our tech-driven world, there are massive amounts of data – both online and offline – waiting to be found, analysed and put to good use. Small businesses can leverage data science tools and processes (that don’t cost the earth) to help grow their business.… Read more »


Can your small business afford a $360,000 fine?

- March 1, 2018 3 MIN READ

On February 22, 2018, amendments were made to the Privacy Act to introduce the Notifiable Data Breach Scheme (NDB). All Australian businesses should have an action plan in place to deal with these new compliances. If your business fails to meet its obligations it can be costly. Hefty fines are in place for businesses that… Read more »


Michael McCormack’s promotion to Deputy PM welcomed by ALNA

- February 27, 2018 < 1 MIN READ

Small business owners are welcoming the news that former Small Business Minister, Michael McCormack, will be stepping into the role of Deputy Prime Minister. McCormack, a former small business owner, who first came to politics in 2010 after winning the seat of Riverina, has been described as a champion of the small business community. “Australia’s… Read more »


Fulfilment by Amazon launches for Aussie businesses today

- February 27, 2018 < 1 MIN READ

Aussie businesses registered to sell on Amazon’s Australian Marketplace will be able to access Fulfilment by Amazon (FBA) from today. Businesses signed up to use FBA will now be able to ship their products directly to customers via Amazon’s fulfilment centre. Amazon will pick, pack and ship customers’ orders directly. Amit Mahto, Head of FBA… Read more »


Coming up on Kochie’s Business Builders episode 11

- February 26, 2018 < 1 MIN READ

Kochie’s Business Builders season 11 returns to air this Sunday. Expect a jam-packed episode filled with great advice, case studies and lessons from legends as Kochie is joined on the couch by NAB’s small business expert Leigh O’Neill. Watch as Kochie and his band of experts deliver advice to Tribe Skin Care on how to… Read more »