60 second tip: teach kids good time management

- May 17, 2017 < 1 MIN READ

Business Builders time management expert Kate Christie explains why it’s never too early for your children to learn good time management. This 60-second video tip will guide you to improve your child’s time management skills which you’ll be delighted about when you need more time to spend on your small business. Kate’s top 3 tips:… Read more »

Business Basics

Social media masterclass # hashtags

- May 8, 2017 2 MIN READ

Hashtags have become a popular tool for digital marketers and can be helpful to promote your small business on social media. Done correctly, they can be very powerful in promoting events, marketing products and services, or simply building engagement and brand awareness. At the same time, it’s also easy to misuse them and alienate potential clients… Read more »


How have these 14 small businesses lasted 10+ years?

- May 3, 2017 14 MIN READ

Running a small business can be challenging yet rewarding! Anyone who has survived 10 years in small business deserves our respect and congratulations. Kochie’s Business Builders are celebrating our 11th anniversary this year along with thousands of other Australian small businesses. Read on to find out how these 14 fantastic small enterprises have lasted 10 years or more in… Read more »

Business Basics

6 digital marketing myths

- May 2, 2017 4 MIN READ

Despite being around for a couple of decades, digital marketing is still in its infancy. One of the curious features about this type of marketing is how fast it changes. Its guidelines have been developed hand-in-hand with the evolution of digital social platforms so, unsurprisingly, best practice guidelines have also undergone rapid change. As digital… Read more »


What wage should I take from my business?

- March 24, 2017 2 MIN READ

When engaging new business clients this very issue is one that gets reviewed straight off the bat. So, how do I best advise small business owners to maximise cashflow, minimise tax and draw a wage all at the same time? Just as you personally need cash to put food on the table and pay the… Read more »


Help for budding Aussie entrepreneurs

- March 1, 2017 2 MIN READ

Small Business Minister Michael McCormack has provided relief for young Australian entrepreneurs. There are some fantastic new products and services available to help the younger generation who are starting a business for the first time. Following the increase of young Aussies going into business, particularly in industries such as construction, transport, information technology and telecommunications,… Read more »