Growth

Small businesses profiting from virtual CFOs

- May 27, 2019 2 MIN READ

While a chief financial officer (CFO) might seem like something only a big corporation can afford, more small business owners are turning to the advice of virtual CFOs to boost their profit and grow their businesses according to new research by CFO-On-Call. While the concept is still relatively foreign within the Australian business vernacular, engaging… Read more »

Features

7 trends that will affect the success of your business

- May 23, 2019 3 MIN READ

In an era where increasingly affordable technology innovations are helping small businesses compete on a nearly level playing field with large enterprises, the business owners who will be most successful will be those who can accurately predict the future in their industry and develop a vision of their place in that future. However, with both… Read more »

Features

Facing rapid business growth? Focus on your people

- May 16, 2019 4 MIN READ

As an entrepreneur, it is an incredible feeling when your small business begins to succeed. Suddenly sales are up,  business is booming. It is a thrilling time. But it’s also one of the most dangerous times for a start-up. In the entrepreneurial space, rapid growth is rarely all good news. It opens up opportunities for… Read more »

Experts

4 leadership tips to help you sustain business growth

- May 15, 2019 3 MIN READ

Promising start-ups often stagnate after a couple of years, so how can you sustain business growth? Good leadership means investing in your people and yourself to help the business thrive, writes Sabri Suby founder of King Kong, Australia’s fastest growing digital agency. Invest in your people No single person has ever achieved much on their… Read more »

Features

Four steps for building a purpose-led business

- April 19, 2019 3 MIN READ

Today, we are demanding more of consumer brands when it comes to social corporate responsibility. We are also demanding more of the companies we work for, writes  Elise Ward, General Manager People and Purpose at Prospa. While competitive salaries and professional growth are still strong motivators, today’s workforce is increasingly looking for career experiences that… Read more »

Growth

Setting up shop in China: here’s what you need to know

- April 16, 2019 3 MIN READ

China is a popular business hub for both local and foreign companies. Setting up a physical presence in a country that offers many opportunities for your business operations is a strategic move. China is renowned for its dark factories and automated processes and any business where manufacturing plays a role can benefit from this expertise,… Read more »

Features

5 tips to expand your brand internationally

- April 12, 2019 2 MIN READ

According to Fidelity Future Leaders Fund, only 20 per cent of Australian companies that expand overseas succeed on a sustainable basis. Expanding into a new market in a new territory can be a difficult process and often requires a business restructure to accommodate new and larger processes and orders. G&M Cosmetics founder by Zvonko Jordanov, explains… Read more »

Features

Encouraging word of mouth to win business

- April 5, 2019 2 MIN READ

For small business owners, winning new business can cost precious time and money. However, what many don’t realise is that it doesn’t necessarily need to. Chris Strode, founder of Invoice2go gives his top tips for drumming up business. Positive word of mouth, both in-person and online, is invaluable to any small business. If you provide… Read more »

Features

Is complacency killing your business?

- April 1, 2019 3 MIN READ

Starting a business can be tough enough at the best of times, and with only 1 in 3 businesses surviving the first year of trading its easy to understand why. However, even for those that make it past the first year, around 60 per cent don’t make it past the three year mark. In fact,… Read more »