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 »

Business Advice

7 admin tips that will save you time

- August 15, 2020 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: Understand your team If you are working with a team, understanding their strengths and weaknesses allows you to… Read more »

Features

4 steps to find potential clients on LinkedIn

- September 10, 2019 2 MIN READ

If your business lies in the area of professional services, there’s no better place to make connections than on LinkedIn. Follow these four steps to search for potential new clients. You can start by searching for people and companies on LinkedIn.  You also have the option to filter your search, and how much you can… Read more »

News

Business energy advice program to ease pain points for small business

- August 26, 2019 < 1 MIN READ

In response to the findings of the Retail Electricity Pricing Inquiry the government has launched the Business Energy Advice Program in an effort to deliver a fairer deal on energy prices to small business owners. Speaking at the launch of the program today, the Australian Small Business and Family Enterprise Ombudsman, Kate Carnell applauded the introduction of… Read more »

News

Sign up to our free Bricks & Clicks course

- February 25, 2019 < 1 MIN READ

With close to 60 per cent of Australia’s small businesses still failing to have an online presence, Bricks & Clicks aims to bridge the digital skills gaps to upskill local business owners with the tools they need to take their products online and to the rest of the world. Kochie’s Business Builders host and small… Read more »

Features

Selling your business? 3 things you need to know!

- January 31, 2019 3 MIN READ

With many Baby Boomers reaching retirement age, there has been a rise in the number of mature business owners seeking to exit their businesses. Justin Greiner, CEO of JBWere reports on what business owners need to know when reaching this point in the business life cycle. The latest Quarterly SME survey by NAB Economics highlighted… Read more »