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How to use video to boost sales this holiday season

- December 10, 2019 3 MIN READ

The holiday season is upon us – with most retailers reporting it accounts for nearly 30 per cent of annual sales – but with fierce competition for market share, it can be a tough job to keep your business in the spotlight, writes Anna Ji, Director of Product and Growth at video creation platform Clipchamp.… Read more »

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8 Kangaroos will have wine lovers jumping for joey

- December 8, 2019 2 MIN READ

It seems rather appropriate that ‘crafted by hand and heart’ was the motto of ILNAM Estate, given the Carool cellar door is now the home of 8 Kangaroos. This novel marsupial-shaped bottle of wine must be filled by hand and took more than a little heart to develop. The brains behind the iconic roo-shaped bottle… Read more »

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Peer Wealth is right on the money

- December 8, 2019 2 MIN READ

“Peer Wealth was originally a one-man show started by our father Doug in Forster NSW. His drive was to genuinely help people, families, businesses and friends take control over their financial decisions,” says Elle Atkinson of the family business. Over time what began as an accounting practice has evolved into so much more as Elle’s… Read more »

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Cooloola Berries is ripe for success

- December 8, 2019 2 MIN READ

From farm gate to plate is an adage Jason Lewis takes seriously. As a third-generation strawberry farmer, Jason and his wife Kim have expanded upon the family’s berry business to develop Cooloola Berries as a must-visit tourist destination on Queensland’s sunshine coast. Hundreds of people flock to the farm each week to drink strawberry cider,… Read more »

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Murphy & Daughters is a family affair

- December 8, 2019 2 MIN READ

Sarah Murphy left behind a role as a buyer at Market Import to forge a place of her own in the homewares industry with Murphy & Daughters. It’s almost a decade since the founder ditched her day job to kick off her small business from home. “After sourcing unique and beautiful artisan-made products around the… Read more »

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Reduce and reuse is Crema Joe’s credo for success

- December 8, 2019 2 MIN READ

“Crema Joe was conceived out of a genuine desire to reduce single-use coffee pod consumption and the need to educate others about ‘reusing over recycling’, says Crema Joe cofounder Kayla Mossuto. Like many savvy Aussies, coffee-loving Kayla and her husband Piers had turned to home capsule machines to save money and cut back on waste… Read more »

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Business is child’s play at JOONYA

- December 8, 2019 2 MIN READ

Husband and wife team Leanne and Richard Sexton never planned to go into business together but after their son, Ted was born, their lives were to change forever. Ted suffered from extremely sensitive skin and developed chronic skin conditions after using supermarket nappies and wipes. The previously carefree couple were shocked to discover the number… Read more »

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The small business bearing fruit: Aussie Apricots

- December 8, 2019 2 MIN READ

As fourth-generation fruit growers in Mypolonga on the beautiful Murray River in South Australia, the Prosser family know a thing or two about growing fresh produce. Their Aussie apricots are amongst the best in the business. However, in 2005 as their orchards were crippled by severe drought, and the region began to lose ground to… Read more »

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Step into nature at Yelverton Brook Eco Retreat

- December 7, 2019 2 MIN READ

Joy and Simon Enso opened their business Yelverton Brook Eco Retreat long before sustainability and ecotourism became a trend. Margaret River locals, the couple first met in Geraldton as teenagers and were instantly smitten. In 1988 the pair bought the land on which Yelverton Brook stands and have never looked back. The 100-acre block is… Read more »

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3 tips for boosting workplace morale

- December 7, 2019 5 MIN READ

Workplace morale is the collective attitudes and feelings of your team. When morale is high, team members are cheerful and confident. Focusing on morale in the workplace not only improves productivity but also reduces absenteeism, promotes collaboration, esteem and satisfaction. It benefits your people and the business, writes Luke Thorn from Zimplify. But where do… Read more »

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Building a legacy with Ronald Young & Co

- December 6, 2019 2 MIN READ

As one of Tasmania’s oldest and most experienced residential building companies, Ronald Young & Co has been helping families build their forever homes for almost five decades. Earmarked for succession by the original owners, current directors Paul and Lisa Burnell purchased Ronald Young & Co in 2011 and have developed a professional and innovative business… Read more »