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SME Inspiration
  • July 17 2015 Karen Gee: Fashioning success and inspiring entrepreneurs

    A mother of five and former Mrs Australia Globe, Karen has made a name for herself as not only a successful entrepreneur, taking her self-titled fashion label to towering success in just two short years, but as a philanthropist aiming to instill the drive in others to reach the business success they so desire.

  • July 15 2015 The app economy powering small business

    We’re moving away from the days when we could have completely separate and siloed systems for the different areas of our business – like accounting, operations, online and in-store. The future is all about connectivity.

  • July 14 2015 5 tips to keep your SMB in tip-top financial shape

    More Australians are encouraged to venture into the SMB world and are on the lookout for savvy business advice. Here are 5 must-know tips.

  • July 9 2015 Big data and small business: 5 tips to make it work

    These days any business—small, medium, or large—can access enough data to analyse patterns, trends and find new ways to make better decisions. In the digital age, there’s no such thing as being too small for big data.

  • July 8 2015 Starting up? 5 big questions to ask yourself before you do

    Kind words can perhaps unintentionally disarm an entrepreneur into believing that it is obvious they will succeed. So before you turn your great idea into a business, there are some tough questions you need to ask yourself.

  • July 6 2015 7 laws to master networking

    Dr John Demartini shares how to create more business leads than you could ever follow up on, by mastering the art of networking.

  • July 3 2015 What your SME can learn from the Avengers craze

    Nobody understands the pressures you face on a daily basis and the threats and challenges you have to overcome to succeed. You might say it’s a bit like being a superhero.

  • July 2 2015 6 talent acquisition and retention tactics for your business strategy

    The concept of working to live rather than living to work reigns true in many people’s minds and issues like limited work-life balance, unsatisfactory pay and lack of development opportunities become big reasons why staff leave.

  • July 2 2015 We don’t need another hero: playing it safe in your small business

    For all of the well-known entrepreneurs, there are many who take too great a risk, only to fade into insignificance, never to be heard of again.

  • June 30 2015 Incumbent businesses struggling to put customers first

    With the end of the financial year behind us now is the time of year to come up with resolutions, especially for small to medium sized enterprises.

  • June 30 2015 Citrix’s Small Business Bootcamp: The Golden Age for SMBs

    Have you ever stopped to think what it was like being an SMB just a decade ago? For some of you, this scenario might even have been a reality.

  • June 29 2015 Reverse engineering your business

    The last few months, we have been reverse engineering our business, website and services to evolve and the process has been interesting, but challenging.

  • June 29 2015 Making social media work for SMEs

    In today’s super-connected, always-on era, businesses of almost any size can reach markets and customers beyond their borders with unprecedented ease.

  • June 26 2015 Trends in learning for small business

    The accessibility and advancement in technology is increasing the scope of learning strategies within small business. As a result, there has been a conscious shift away from traditional learning techniques that were often perceived as dull and boring.

  • June 25 2015 Ways project management can help you improve your business

    Even small business owners are project managers — no matter what business you may be involved in, from construction to Internet services, you are involved in project management.