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Kerry Anderson

Kerry Anderson - Inside Small Business

Milk with a difference

How a Victorian couple overcame the drought by transitioning theeir milk source from dairy to camels.

Are rural people more entrepreneurial?

Rural entrepreneurs are very good at turning every-day problems into business opportunities.

A cautionary tale

Dropping your pricing doesn’t necessarily increase customer satisfaction – what you charge is a reflection of the value you put on your business, an…

The importance of telling your story

Sharing your story can help explain who you are and what you stand for, encouraging more customers to decide on doing business with you.

To export or not to export – that is the question

The common mistakes many small-business owners make when they are looking to export their products or services.

It’s not about the money?

The “intrapreneur model” – in which people work as entrepreneurs within a business – ensures everyone is as motivated and driven as the busine…

Rejuvenated for Christmas

Penalty rates are prohibitive for many small businesses that simply provide a living for the owners and little profit to spare.

Three tips to survive December

Staff are crucial and under added pressure as the Christmas frenzy approaches and family commitments pile up.

Are rural people more entrepreneurial?

The adversity of working a remote and harsh environment gives an edge to rural entrepreneurship.

No business is an island

Competition is healthy and attracts outside interest for a regional business.

When business and politics come together

How does posting an opinion on politics in our place of business or social media page reflect our identity?

An authentic voice for business

Small-business owners need to add their authentic voice to the overall discussion about how our communities prosper.

Encouraging the next business generation

For the benefit of the next business generation, the best thing we can do is encourage all young people to value money and learn how to earn it an ear…

Visible women

Every success story involving a female entrepreneur is helping to break the glass ceiling for women in rural Australia.

Think agile and adaptable

Our rural and regional business columnist shares her insights on why it is time to embrace change and to be agile and adaptable in how we approach bu…

Small-business challenge

A longstanding challenge for small business is the need to better communicate what we contribute to our communities.


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