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The questions you need to ask yourself in your start-up, growth and maturity phases

How you can get clarity and purpose as you start out, grow and then establish maturity as an enterprise.

Website speed

How to speed up your small-business website

Everything that you add to your website adds to how fast or slow it is – images, videos, plugins, PDFs and so on.

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Three steps to winning a business grant

A grant is not about what is in it for you – it’s about the change you are making in the world, your world or your community.

Mental Health

ATO committed to mental health support for small business

The ATO has affirmed that it is working with government and community organisations to address the issue of mental health.

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Amended bill would give small businesses a fair go in court

A new bill amending Treasury laws would allow a small business to request a “no adverse costs order” early when in dispute with government or big busi…

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Turning strangers into satisfied paying customers

Diving straight in and trying to nail “cold sales” is a recipe for disaster – nurturing potential customers and building trust with them is the way to…

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How to step beyond the fear and start your own business

Strategies for moving beyond the fear of failure and turning that niggling voice in your head that says “time to start your own business” into a r…

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Finding opportunities in change

SMEs are more adaptable to change than their larger competitors due to their smaller size and inherent flexibility.

social media

Five reasons why you should let your staff use social media at work

Why workplaces that have strict policies around the use of the internet including social media for personal use need to get with the times.

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Number of people wanting to start their own business on the rise

A new survey reveals more than half of the respondents have a desire to start their own business.

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Big lending fall shows SMEs need to investigate crowdfunding

With the Royal Commission into banking putting pressure on business lending, SMEs are encouraged to look into the crowdfunding option.

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Q&A: The sweet taste of sugar-free success

A nine-year journey has taken Nexba’s naturally sugar-free drinks from the kernel of an idea formed in Mexico to the shelves of one of the UK’s larges…

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The importance of a marketing strategy

The most successful brands and businesses, both small and large, have a solid marketing plan.


Kick off 2019 with these admin-busting tips

Automating those mundane admin tasks that eat up so much of the week will mean you can spend too much time working “on” your enterprise rather than be…


Small Business Fair coming to a location near you

Hosted by the Department of Jobs and Small Business, each Small Business Fair will feature live demonstrations, key note speakers, presentations and p…

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Seven key traits of successful entrepreneurs

To be a successful entrepreneur, one must have a special combination of traits to successfully navigate the ups and downs of running a business.


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