Mixing chia seeds with fruit juice has given two sisters from a small town in New Zealand a business that exports to Asia and Australia.


Uber shows us the cost of a workplace without empathy

The Uber story reveals the cultural battle businesses face between empathy and abundance versus narcissism and scarcity.

Business Branding

How to define your brand identity

A strong brand identity will set your business apart from your competitors.

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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?


ASBFEO making a real difference for small business

The ASBFEO champions the welfare of the SME sector by providing independent advocacy and assistance.

Customer Experience

Australians embrace the experience economy as they reach “peak stuff”

The thriving experience economy is pushing retailers to find ways to create facilitate meaningful relationships with their customers.


Navigating a career change at 30

A career change is truly worthwhile if you can find an industry you can remain passionate about for the next decade.


The profit engine: personalisation

A personalisation engine acts as a shopper’s favourite local sales assistant.

Any Boat

Small business scoops two national awards

SME usurps big business to win Business Excellence and Service Excellence categories at Australian Business Awards.

Fair Work reform

Fairer deal for small business secured

Minister says Bill will give small business a fairer deal and benefit consumers as it boosts competition.

Live Chat

Reduce your marketing costs

By having Live Chat on your site your customers can immediately get the answers they desire and it reduces the shopping around factor.

The impact of disruption on international trade

Stop thinking and acting local if you want to grow

The experiences shared by small-business owners around the world show that in today’s digital world the challenges in engaging in international trad…

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Women SME owners worry more about their staff than men

Almost a quarter of women SME owners worry about attracting and retaining talent in their top three concerns.


Where to with the small business community needs?

We expect a small business person to do too many things and understand too many regulations.

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Domino’s uncovers $1.1 billion in underpayments

The Fair Work Ombudsman is investigating Domino’s franchisees over allegations of staff underpayments.

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Ten tips on keeping your motivation in business – Part 1

Having a clear purpose and direction in both life and work can help generate motivation.


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