Are you becoming a workaholic?

Read on for the three warning signs… Running a small business is hard work. Entrepreneurs know they have to put in long days and give up personal time in pursuit of success. There’s a line, however, between putting in some extra time and becoming addicted to work, and it’s important to know the difference between … Continued

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Five simple marketing and promotion tips for your business

In these difficult times, you may find your business slowing down and sales harder to come by. Given this trend, establishing and maintaining connections with existing and potential customers have become more important than ever. Here are some simple tips to help you step up your marketing game: 1. Strengthen your social media presence With … Continued

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How to generate more cash for your business

Having a healthy cash flow in business is incredibly important, especially for small to medium businesses or those family run. The Australian Securities and Investments Commission’s report into business failures found that 44 percent of failed businesses had inadequate cash flow or high cash use. The report, based on 8354 reports from external administrators, found small to medium-size insolvencies … Continued

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Government scheme to help SME’s pay accounting bills

A proposal to provide small businesses with up to $5,000 to seek out professional advice  has now been laid before the Government. Small to Medium Businesses (SME’s) with a turnover up to $10m annually in revenue, may be eligible to use the funding on accountants and bookkeepers advice, which benefits around 500,000 businesses. Chartered Accountants … Continued

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How to grow your network without networking events

  Networking can be a key way to keep your business growing. Regardless of your industry or business size, it is hard to ignore the benefits of forming professional networks for potential partnerships, expanding your client base, and scaling up. However, while we are all constantly reminded about the importance of networking, reaching out to … Continued

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Using video to communicate with your clients

Since the first company newsletter was created, companies have been relying on written messages to communicate with their clients and staff. While this worked wonders ten years ago, the communications game is changing and more companies are switching to videos to relay information to their clients and staff. In many ways, video is more effective … Continued

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Questions to ask as your small business recovers from COVID-19

As small business owners look to operations after COVID-19, there are some important business questions to ask. These questions will help you determine what adaptations you want to keep, whether your business model is working, and if there are additional changes you want to make to keep your company operational through future economic downturns. It’s … Continued

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The new mortgage brokers on the block – Mum & Dad bank

As lending rates are at a record low, the market becomes achievable and enticing for the first homebuyer. While the incentives provided by the Government certainly make for an attractive offer for the young purchaser, they also increase the pressure on families to help their kids acquire their first home. Enter the mum & dad … Continued

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