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How, why and when to rebrand your small business

- May 12, 2022 5 MIN READ

Are you considering a rebrand of your business? Shayne Tilley, head of marketing at 99designs by Vista explains the ins and outs of rebranding, and shares some tips to successfully bring a new visual representation of your business to the world. It’s good practice as a business owner to regularly take stock of your branding… Read more »

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How the Australian Small Business and Family Enterprise Ombudsman can help you resolve a dispute

- May 10, 2022 3 MIN READ

When disputes arise between your business and other parties, it’s often best to resolve the matter before it gets to the point of costly and time-consuming legal proceedings. Australian Small Business and Family Enterprise Ombudsman, Bruce Billson, explains how his office can help. Since being established six years ago, the Australian Small Business and Family… Read more »

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The 10 departments in every business: Top tips for building your org chart

- April 18, 2022 3 MIN READ

Every business has ten departments within their organisational chart, writes Brad Turville, Director, Business Advisory at BJT Financial. You may already have a team in place, but do you have clearly defined departments and functions within your business and does every employee have clarity about their role and responsibilities? In order for a business to… Read more »

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Business Advice

7 admin tips that will save you time (and reduce business stress!)

- February 15, 2022 4 MIN READ

Effective administration is the bedrock of any small business. When done well, administrative processes allow a business to operate smoothly and efficiently, maximising productivity and improving profit margins. Here are seven essential tips for successful business administration, which will reduce stress and free up lots of much-needed time! 1. Understand your team If you are… Read more »

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12 time management mistakes that set you up for failure

- February 7, 2022 9 MIN READ

Time management is all the rage these days, and it’s easy to understand why. Most people, particularly small business owners and entrepreneurs, are working themselves to the bone. But according to statistics, this is translating into huge amounts of unpaid overtime – and even burnout – for Aussie workers. It’s been found that 70 per… Read more »

Business Advice

How to drive traffic on social media

- October 16, 2020 2 MIN READ

Worldwide, there are 60 million businesses with active Facebook accounts. Four million of these currently utilise Facebook’s advertising platform (including Instagram). The majority of these businesses are small-to-medium-sized enterprises. So, how do you compete with all of this global foot traffic? A measured approach Whilst social media should be essential to your marketing mix, you do… Read more »

Digital

9 marketing tips that will improve your small business

- September 16, 2020 5 MIN READ

Updated 16 September 2020. Effective marketing is a key growth driver in your small business. If you think you don’t have to understand marketing – think again. Everyone in your small business is responsible for marketing – from the receptionist to those in the accounts department. If you don’t buy in to that principle, be… Read more »