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Resources to help your small business manage through uncertainty

- March 17, 2020 2 MIN READ

As communities throughout the world respond to COVID-19 (coronavirus), we know that this time presents unique challenges for businesses. Here are some tips and recommendations to help you navigate this for your employees and customers, writes Derryn Webster Communications Manager Google Australia. Communicating with your customers If your hours of operation have changed, edit your Business… Read more »

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Three ways your business can navigate tough times

- March 6, 2020 3 MIN READ

With tough economic conditions making Australians more cautious about spending, it’s no surprise that small business owners are giving serious thought to simply staying afloat, writes Alison O’Brien, PayPal Head of SMB. Whether it’s the impact of drought, recent bush fires, the coronavirus or the global financial crisis, given small businesses account for 98 per… Read more »

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Is small business life for you?

- February 25, 2020 4 MIN READ

Working for yourself means you are accountable for you. No one else. The buck stops with you. You can’t blame the tutorial you watched when the client is unhappy or that someone else on the team did not do what they said they would. It is 100% all on you to deliver the work that… Read more »

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6 steps to starting and scaling your business

- January 30, 2020 3 MIN READ

Victoria Jones, founder and director of  Upsiders shares the six steps to launching your dream business and kick-starting your entrepreneurial journey. During my career as a journalist, founding and managing an influencer marketing agency, and now coaching women to build successful businesses, I’ve found these six steps set the right foundation for business growth and… Read more »

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Is it no pain, no gain for small business owners?

- December 4, 2019 3 MIN READ

With over four and a half million Australians employed in the businesses sector with less than 20 employees, it is fair to say that growing companies are the backbone of Australia’s economy and workforce. These businesses are typically able to provide a high level of customer service and they have the flexibility to make decisions… Read more »