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Defending your brand: Understanding trade mark infringement

- May 8, 2024 4 MIN READ

  Life as a business owner certainly brings plenty of excitement, challenge and opportunity – and the rewards can be substantial.  However there is also risk, trade mark expert Jacqui Pryor shares how you can protect your brand. But starting your own business, building its reputation and growing your market also takes significant time, effort… Read more »

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How to fall in love with networking: 5 entrepreneurs share their tips for growth

- May 3, 2024 6 MIN READ

  Success isn’t just what you know, but often who you know. In business, a single great connection could change the entire trajectory of your growth, writes Anthony Lam Entrepreneurs’ Organization Melbourne Board Member Networking is a cornerstone of building and growing a thriving businesses, yet for many entrepreneurs, the mere thought of networking can… Read more »

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Building your business based on suggestions

- April 17, 2024 4 MIN READ

  The definition of ‘suggestion’ according to the Cambridge Dictionary is to mention an idea, possible plan, or action for other people to consider. Whilst there is nothing earth-shattering about the concept of making suggestions, business owners who recognise the value of other people’s input and implement their suggestions where appropriate have greater levels of… Read more »

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How to use digital tools to succession plan

- April 10, 2024 2 MIN READ

           In any business, big or small, having a succession plan is a safeguarding strategy to ensure processes are in place for all potential scenarios that may jeopardise its survival in years to come, explains Elise Balsillie, Head of Thryv Australia. A succession plan supports long-term business continuity – and ensures… Read more »

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How to register your trade mark: Three simple steps for solopreneurs

- April 5, 2024 5 MIN READ

It’s understandable why so many solopreneurs don’t register their trade marks; it can often seem like a complicated and costly process. Jacqui Pryor, founder of MMW Trademark Services, sheds light on this trend and explains why solopreneurs should actually pay attention to their intellectual property. Some business owners have their hands full with everything that… Read more »