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  • February 5 2019 How to earn from home with your own Ecommerce store

    When you have little ones that constantly needs looking after it can seriously limit your ability to make money. While you may not be able to go out to work and leave them alone at home, that is not to say that there aren’t alternative solutions. In today’s day and age, there are many ways Read More…

  • January 25 2019 Unusual tips for starting a small business 

    Starting, running and growing a small business can be challenging and daunting. Whether you are driven by passion, an extra stream of income, monetising a hobby or simply a more flexible working environment, entrepreneurs must constantly face up to uncertainty.  As a result of the competitive nature of small businesses, looking at your company plans Read More…

  • December 21 2018 Setting up a business? Here is what you need to do first

    You may have thought up a business idea that you are sure is going to make you a great deal of money. However, there are a few aspects you need to consider before you canmake your dream a reality. Starting a business may seem an incredibly daunting prospect upon first starting out, but you need Read More…

  • September 25 2018 Simple tips to consider when starting a business

    Opening a business is normally a process that you learn as you go. However, if you make smart decisions early, there is a much higher possibility that the company will be successful. When you think about becoming an entrepreneur, here are some simple tips to consider. Addresses Count Numerous people want to become entrepreneurs but Read More…

  • August 28 2018 How to make the most of Facebook Live

    Top tips for Facebook live.

  • July 31 2018 The truth about starting a small business that no one tells you

    The things no one tells you before starting a business.

  • June 29 2018 Thinking of selling your business to a family member?

    The do’s and don’ts of getting into business with family.

  • June 5 2018 4 things you must do to ensure your start up thrives

    ‘Business is business’is the mantra of entrepreneurs. On the surface it alludes to the harsh reality of a daily battle for survival, but the deeper meaning is the difference between a surviving business and a thriving business. With that in mind, there’s four key things to do to ensure you’re thriving: Know Where You Come Read More…

  • May 31 2018 3 powerful lessons from Australia’s most successful online startups

    Having interviewed over 100 of Australia’s top digital disruptors, you learn a thing or two about how to build an online business. Here’s three tricks of the trade I picked up talking to those who have been there done that.   Create a Minimum Viable Product(MVP) to test your idea: Even the most disruptive of the Read More…

  • May 10 2018 Five learnings from early-stage growth

    To lay the foundations for future success, the are some key boxes all startups need to tick in the early growth stages, regardless of the nature of their business.  Having participated in Y Combinator’s seed accelerator program, my co-founders and I gained some fantastic insights that helped put our edtech startup GO1 the right track right from Read More…

  • May 7 2018 Would my startup benefit from having an advisory board and what is involved?

    Thoughtful, committed and brave… startup founders have a problem to solve, solutions to test and a vision of what they seek to achieve. Launching and running a business requires a suite of skills to succeed. With limited time, and the need to spend carefully, how can founders access strategic guidance, high-quality expertise and a sounding board? Read More…

  • May 2 2018 Four pitfalls new business starters must avoid

    In the ten years since I started my technology consultancy WebVine, I have made mistakes and learned a lot of lessons. There are still challenges as we have grown and flourished, but hopefully today’s new entrepreneurs can benefit from my experience with these potential pitfalls: Proliferation, not Perfection A common mistake I see startups make Read More…

  • April 17 2018 Three things to watch out for before your startup partners with an early-stage investor

    A lot of start-up founders I’ve met believe that if they can raise money from professional early-stage investors such as The Sharks from Channel 10’s Shark Tank or a Venture Capital (VC) fund, then they’re guaranteed success, a large exit, and early retirement. But this is dangerous thinking. These investors are almost always only investing Read More…

  • April 6 2018 Employment Hero’s first Chief People Officer reveals why startups need people champions

    Hot on the heels of an $8 million Series B funding round, Cloud-based HR, payroll and benefits platform Employment Hero has recruited former Google executive Alex Hattingh as its inaugural Chief People Officer. In Conversation with Dynamic Business, Hattingh – an HR specialist who has also served CBA, Yahoo!, St George Bank and Lendlease in Read More…

  • April 3 2018 Online tools that can boost your startup business

    There are many reasons that increasing numbers of entrepreneurs across Australia and beyond are starting their own business. They may not want to spend their lives in the rat race working for others, they may realize that they can potentially make much more money running their own enterprise, or they may want a career that Read More…