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  • June 14 2019 New entrepreneur in the skin care world has made $30,000 in just 3 months

    Priscilla Hajiantoni’s earliest memories are of admiring her mother’s beauty and the daily rituals she took to care for her skin. The daughter of a beauty salon owner, Priscilla’s after school education was rebooking clients, stock orders, and serving tea and coffee to all of the ladies looking after their skin. Priscilla founded the Bangn Read More…

  • June 7 2019 Entrepreneur profile: Selling 3 thriving franchises to create own brand

    Ben is the owner and co- founder of Flow Athletic, an incredibly successful yoga and fitness studio based in Paddington. In 2015 Flow Athletic won the Telstra Small Business of the Year Award. After playing rugby professionally for Cronulla Sharks, Ben went on to own three very successful personal training studios. This earned him a healthy profit of $10K a week, but he Read More…

  • June 6 2019 Why small-to-medium sized businesses should consider global cloud providers

    By Lionel Legros, Asia-Pacific Director at OVH We are living in an era of cloud adoption. A 2019 study on Australia’s cloud market reveals that cloud Infrastructure-as-a-Service (IaaS) is growing considerably, with market spend expected to reach $1.3 billion by 2022. Yet despite this growth and a growing awareness of the benefits of the cloud, providers Read More…

  • June 6 2019 How SMEs can avoid common financial pitfalls by managing cash flow

    Setting up a small business can be an exciting yet daunting experience. By the time you actually launch your business you have likely experienced a lot of uncharted waters, sleepless nights, caffeine highs and are generally left questioning your overall sanity. Trust me I know. In 2008 my brother and I started our business, Credit Read More…

  • May 31 2019 Dominique Grubisa: The entrepreneur that bounced back from serious debt

    In three years Dominique Grubisa went from being millions of dollars in financial debt to having a turnover of $12 million dollars in the 2017-2018 financial year with her company DG Institute. Prior to 2008, Dominique and her husband Kevin were thriving with a seven figure business in renovating and selling property. The global financial crisis Read More…

  • May 24 2019 12RND Fitness so successful it expands overseas

    12RND Fitness is the fastest growing boxing & strength franchise that has caught the attention of some of Australia’s leading athletes.  Tim West, the Managing Director of 12RND has been involved in a number of successful fitness businesses, whether it be launching them himself or investing into their growth and development. Tim began 12RND Fitness after Read More…

  • May 24 2019 Why selling online makes smart sense for Australian service businesses

    In the services game and looking to increase your sales? Selling to consumers online can complement the activities of your marketing team and open your company up to new customers and market segments. Australian buyers have no issue parting with their cash over the net; in fact, the reverse. Their love affair with ecommerce shows Read More…

  • May 21 2019 Queensland aged care innovator is named 2019 Telstra Australian Business Woman of the Year

    At a black-tie dinner recognising inspiring business women in Sydney’s Hyatt Regency last night, Natasha Chadwick, CEO of Queensland aged care facility, NewDirection Care Bellmere, was announced as the 2019 Telstra Australian Business Woman of the Year. Now in its 24th year, the Telstra Business Women’s Awards shine a light on women who have challenged Read More…

  • May 21 2019 Preparing for an IPO? Here are 4 things to consider in your PR strategy

    Going public is a huge step for any company. Taking a company from private to public through an IPO (or ‘initial public offering’) and listing on the stock exchange is a process that can take months, or even years, of planning, preparation and execution. Amid the myriad of tasks involved in preparing for an IPO, Read More…

  • May 20 2019 Growing your business insights from entrepreneur Janna DeVylder

    A mix of curiosity and compassion led Janna DeVylder to study psychology and anthropology. These disciplines proved to be the launching pad that sparked a strong desire to work in ways that would improve people’s lives. How? She co-founded a design collective to help organisations understand their customers and deliver them better services and products. Read More…

  • May 14 2019 Tired of running a side hustle? It’s time to step up

    Top tips from the 2019 Victorian Telstra Small Business Woman I am an accidental entrepreneur. My grand plan was to provide home visit physiotherapy to clients who couldn’t access other services, while earning a bit of extra cash on my way home from my real job. After years of tip toeing around the edges, I realised Read More…

  • May 10 2019 Luxury Escapes Founder’s success secrets

    Founding one of the world’s fastest growing travel websites, Luxury Escapes, Adam Schwab is an award winning entrepreneur with over 15 year’s experience in business and journalism. His passion for travel combined with knowledge of business allowed him to build one of Australia’s most profitable e-commerce companies in just five years without any external funding. With offices already Read More…

  • May 3 2019 Parenthood almost ruined my business

    Decinda MacDonald was three years in to building her event planning business Event Society when she found out she was pregnant. She’d started the business in 2012 after she and her husband sold their house to clear debts and raise capital. While she’d been making progress, the business was not prepared for a major disruption. Read More…

  • May 3 2019 How Kylie Jenner changed the FRANKII SWIM brand

    Rebecca Klodinskly is the designer and director behind Aussie swimwear sensation FRANKII SWIM which in five short years has become a highly sought-after and internationally recognised brand. Thanks to celebrities such as Kylie Jenner, Bella Hadid and Rihanna the label has quickly created a cult following of loyal customers. The brand shot to stardom after these Read More…

  • May 3 2019 Start-ups: your branding and website are so important!

    Byline: AJ Hightower When starting your own business, you need to get your name out there to create awareness and establish an individual brand identity that reflects your entire personality. The first thing your customers will see is your brand name. How you have chosen to illustrate this reinforces what sets you apart from the Read More…