Features

What do you need to grow a profitable business?

- September 5, 2017 3 MIN READ

It’s not often that you come across a business which started off as a side project and within three years, has become global, being used in over 150 countries. This happens to be the case for Tim Kremer and Behram Khan, co-founders of Avaza, an all-in-one professional services automation tool that combines time tracking, expense… Read more »

Business Basics

Are you afraid of change in your business?

- August 31, 2017 3 MIN READ

Change is inevitable in every industry. Businesses need to recognise and respond to these opportunities before their competitors do. Often it’s difficult to realise that limitations in business growth are self-imposed by mind maps from former success. Past perceptions limit what we ‘see’.  Stay ahead of the pack New competitors are entering your market –… Read more »

Business Basics

How can buying dinner help a family in need?

- August 28, 2017 5 MIN READ

Social Enterprise Entrepreneur and Kitchen Queen, Rachel Golding, has won the Women’s Business School Award at the 2017 AusMumpreneur Awards in Sydney which took place on 25th August 2017. The award recognises Golding as an outstanding Women’s Business School student who has achieved phenomenal results in all aspects of business through her Sydney-based meal delivery service… Read more »

Business Basics

How to grow your business quickly

- June 13, 2017 3 MIN READ

One of the key questions most new or established small businesses, regardless of their size, ask themselves is: how can we grow quickly? After all, owners want their small business to succeed and one way of achieving this is to identify and implement strategies that help increase revenues in as short a timeframe as possible, without… Read more »

Business Basics

How to digitise your small business in 6 easy steps

- June 3, 2017 3 MIN READ

Many small business owners understand the benefits digitisation offers but implementing and managing new technologies while still keeping their current network operational and stable, poses a huge challenge. More often than not they will need expert help to achieve these goals. Here are six simple steps to help get you up and running on your digital… Read more »

Experts

How to network in your local community

- May 26, 2017 3 MIN READ

Gone are the days when networking your small business in the local community involved a ‘suburb specific’ listing in the Yellow Pages, an advertisement in the local paper and a prominent outdoor sign at the business address (with a name and phone number only). Today, there are an increasing number of home based, online and… Read more »

Digital

Want more sales? Here’s how!

- May 4, 2017 4 MIN READ

When first exploring digital marketing and social media, it’s okay to not necessarily know exactly what you want to achieve. Many small business owners simply start out with ideas such as “I want more sales”, or “I just want the phone to ring”, or “I want people to talk about my company”. If you want… Read more »

Growth

Thinking of exporting? Follow these steps!

- May 2, 2017 3 MIN READ

The decision to export, or enter into an export-related contract, is a great opportunity for many small businesses to grow and expand sales. Before entering into any form of export activity, you should address these six considerations to ensure your small business is set up for export success: Management commitment and resources Expanding or investing… Read more »

Features

5 clear-cut steps to ace in sales

- April 26, 2017 3 MIN READ

Without sales you have no business. And for most starting a new business there are often no funds to employ a sales team. As well as the CEO, CFO, designer, bookkeeper, marketing guru, etc., you also need to become the sales authority in your business. You may have full confidence in your product or service… Read more »

Features

Hosting events to grow your business

- April 4, 2017 3 MIN READ

Small businesses are always looking for new ways to grow or promote their products, services or offering. And events help us do just that. Hosting an event is a great way to promote your business to an existing or new audience. By providing customers with a tangible experience and face-to-face interaction with your brand, events… Read more »