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Starting up? How to grow your business on a budget

- June 29, 2023 3 MIN READ

  So, you’ve identified a market need, created a product or service, and successfully sold it to customers. It’s time to achieve those revenue goals you’ve always dreamed of, says sales and marketing expert Amy Miocevich, author of  The Very Good Marketing Guide: How to Grow Your Business on a Budget. Growing any business is… Read more »

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Australia’s entrepreneurial triumph: seizing opportunities for growth and global expansion

- June 9, 2023 3 MIN READ

  Ranking sixth globally and first within the Asia-Pacific region in the recent Shopify Entrepreneurship Index, Australian entrepreneurs proved their mettle by generating over AUD$42.1 billion in business activity last year. With a favourable ecosystem and conducive conditions, Australia is emerging as a hotbed of innovation and entrepreneurial success. However, amidst its remarkable achievements, there are… Read more »

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Unlocking new markets: Mastering eCommerce sales for explosive growth

- May 12, 2023 3 MIN READ

  Cross-border commerce has become increasingly popular in recent years, with the rise of online shopping and the globalisation of businesses. In fact, Australian merchants are now selling to an average of ten international markets, reaching 92 million international shoppers. However, selling internationally comes with its own set of challenges and considerations that must be… Read more »

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How to measure business success: It’s all about metrics

- May 1, 2023 2 MIN READ

  Operational metrics and key performance indicators (KPIs) are two distinct measures that play a vital role in business success. Simply put, KPIs track long-term business goals while metrics track the progress of different measures implemented to achieve those goals, writes Scott Wiltshire, General Manager, Oracle NetSuite ANZ. Together, these measures provide a short and… Read more »

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Small business growth doesn’t have to equal burnout

- April 4, 2023 2 MIN READ

  Small business workplaces are known for their capacity to pivot quickly in response to changing market conditions and socioeconomic environments. Yet, they face unique challenges when it comes to growth, writes Heather Walker, Senior People Scientist, Culture Amp. With fewer resources and staff than larger organisations, employees often have to wear many hats and… Read more »

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Business Advice

7 things to do when business is slow

- March 29, 2023 4 MIN READ

Is your business less-than-jiving? Have you started talking to inanimate objects? Does the local barista look annoyed when you approach him (yet again) for an extended chat? It’s time to take advantage of your slow period and make a plan to get business moving once more, writes Brooke McCarthy. If you can’t remember the last… Read more »