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 »

Profiles

10 of the best: Australian florists

- October 1, 2020 4 MIN READ

If you love flowers and let’s face it, who doesn’t? Then its time to throw your support behind our local florist industry. While there are 1000s of awesome boutique florists around Australia here’s 10 of our faves. 10 awesome florists from around Australia Fleurieu Gifts, South Australia South Australian-based Fleurieu Gifts is a family-run small business… Read more »

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9 awesome healthy cafes

- September 30, 2020 4 MIN READ

These nine cafe’s prove healthy eating can not only be good for you but it can taste great too. Looking for a healthy option when you dine out? Try these cafes Sprout Wholefood, NSW Sprout Wholefood is a Sydney-based health conscious cafe which provides a wholefood menu that embodies three essential characteristics: it has to… 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 »

Digital

5 digital hacks for small business owners

- August 24, 2020 3 MIN READ

Small business owners are often burnt out and stretched thin from their multitude of tasks. Here are a list of five digital hacks to help you streamline work and even automate some processes using tools or apps. Our 5 best hacks to get you back on track Schedule social media posts in advance Social media… 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 »

Digital

The best free online places to promote your business

- August 6, 2020 3 MIN READ

Want to get a great result for free online? You can use these categories to help promote your website online today. Online business directories These sites help users search for businesses in a particular niche. They allow you to display a blurb about your company, contact information and add a link back to your website. Create an… Read more »

News

10 awesome Aussie florists to check out this Valentine’s Day

- February 13, 2020 4 MIN READ

With Valentine’s Day just a sleep away, we thought we would shine a spotlight on 10 of the best independent Aussie boutique florists. These 10 incredible businesses from around Australia offer gorgeous floral creations. However, we know there are thousands of other amazing boutique florists out there so if you would like the chance for… Read more »

Features

12 fantastic Queensland small businesses

- May 31, 2018 5 MIN READ

In honour of Queensland Small Business week we’re shining a spotlight on a dozen small businesses from our northern neighbours that are delivering kick-arse services. From a childcare centre to a honey farm and even a local company producing chewable jewellery here’s 12 businesses doin’ it rignt! If you would like the chance for your… Read more »

News

What is your work happiness index?

- April 30, 2018 4 MIN READ

Last year Curtin University in collaboration with Making Work Absolutely Human (mwah.),  delivered a report that suggested the average man can expect to spend half their lives working and the average woman 38 per cent.  Twelve months later little has changed. Australians are expected to spend 20 billion hours at work this month. Yikes! Why… Read more »