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Small Business
  • August 2 2019 5 biggest sales pitching mistakes

    I have been selling, running sales teams and coaching people who hate sales for more than 25 years.  Here are the biggest mistakes that I see people make and more importantly what to do about it. Sales pitch mistake 1: You think selling is telling When I talk to people about sales, they have the idea Read More…

  • August 1 2019 How gender diversity can drive innovation for Australian SMBs

    By Adrian Towsey, Area Vice President, Small & Medium Business, Salesforce APAC For the average Australian SMB owner, the calls to innovate and diversify their workforce in the vein of their large competitors, coming from commentators and politicians, can often ring hollow when their main priority is ensuring that suppliers and employees are paid on Read More…

  • July 31 2019 The real ROI of influencer marketing

    Recently Dynamic Business attended “Making Influencer Marketing a Success”, a panel discussion focused on helping brands make sense of what defines a great influencer campaign, the questions to ask and the data to look for. This was hosted by Taryn who was joined by Bernice Averion, Growth Marketer at Koala.com and Sally O’Neil @thefitfoodieblog, influencer, Jamie Oliver Read More…

  • July 29 2019 Top tricks for getting your product certified

    By: Bridget Carmady, BNat, BHSc (Hons), Founder of Clémence Organics With my background as a naturopath I have always been passionate about health and sharing the benefits of living a natural and organic lifestyle with others. I studied naturopathy because I found it so beneficial for my health, and for the health of my family Read More…

  • July 26 2019 SMEs lead on flexible work to attract and retain top talent 

    The Executive Connection’s Q3 Confidence Index, released last week, reveals that small-to-medium businesses are most likely to offer flexible working hours and contracts to attract and retain talent. The CEO Confidence Index is a quarterly survey measuring the confidence of Australian business leaders of small-to-medium enterprises. The latest Index reveals retaining and attracting talent is Read More…

  • July 26 2019 One in two Aussie shoppers avoid brands after a bad delivery experience

    A global study has revealed that Aussie shoppers will pay the most for overnight shipping and are least concerned about the environmental impact of online shopping.  BigCommerce today released Shipping, Delivered: Best Practices & Expectations for 2019; a new research study that examines survey responses of nearly 3,000 digital consumers and 800 online merchants. The Read More…

  • July 26 2019 The 4 tax changes small businesses need to know

    It’s the beginning of the new financial year and a raft of tax changes have arrived as of the first of the month – if you run a small businesses, it’s up to you to be across these changes. On 1 July 2019, a flood of taxes came into play that small businesses need to Read More…

  • July 25 2019 The Morrison government policies SMEs should know

    Governor-General David Hurley has spelled out the government’s agenda for the next three years. Dynamic Business have put together a summary from his recent speech of the policies that are most relevant to small businesses and startups. Tax and economy See another 250,000 small and family businesses open over five years $158 billion worth of Read More…

  • July 23 2019 The power of podcasts for SMEs

    It’s no secret – audio is on the rise with more Australians listening to podcasts than ever. In 2018 local audiences grew by 22%, with time spent listening increasing to over 11 hours a week. The market is responding in a big way with an unprecedented level of acquisitions, analytics and deals announced in the Read More…

  • July 17 2019 What is PPSR, and why should small business owners care about it?

    Ever heard of PPSR and just had no idea what it was or why it was important? CreditorWatch understands, and has put together an easy explanation for Dynamic Business readers, as it’s something that all small business owners should be aware of.  Byline: Patrick Coghan, CEO, CreditorWatch In the event of a customer or supplier’s Read More…

  • July 17 2019 How much do legal services really cost?

    Lawpath, Australia’s leading online legal platform for businesses and individuals, has released a legal pricing menu in order to create transparency between lawyers and businesses. When it comes to law, you don’t have the benefit of seeing what exactly you’re getting, and for what cost. The resource provided by Lawpath breaks through all of the Read More…

  • July 17 2019 How can SMEs meet Australia’s growing challenges?

    By Anna Crabb, General Manager of B Lab Australia & New Zealand “Australia is at risk of falling into a slow decline if no action is taken”. This is the stark warning from the recently released groundbreaking Australian National Outlook report from CSIRO and NAB, which draws on leading experts and extensive data analysis to forecast Read More…

  • July 16 2019 Five actions to supercharge your business in 2019/20

    A new financial year plan can make all the difference for your SME It’s never-ending for business owners: if it’s not BAS time, it’s EOFY, then the cycle starts all over again. With the EOFY rush receding, July as the first month of the new financial year is a great time to take stock. Scottish Read More…

  • July 11 2019 The financial challenges small Aussie businesses are facing

    Small business is the engine room of the Australian economy and with the numbers of small businesses growing rapidly, allied to the explosion in the ‘gig’ or ‘sharing’ economy, there are thousands of Aussies confronting the challenge of getting a business off the ground for the first time. So, if you’re a budding entrepreneur, what Read More…

  • July 11 2019 Only 5% of SME owners able to ‘truly’ take holidays

    New research reveals that one in two SME owners haven’t taken a break from their business in over six months. 49% of SME owners haven’t had a holiday in the last six months. Over one in four (26%) haven’t had a break for at least four years. One-third (30%) of SME owners have no plans Read More…