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How to manage a rebrand in the midst of COVID-19

Rebranding can be difficult at the best of times. Companies fear losing recognition, customer retention and brand loyalty. With this in mind,...

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...

5 Mistakes entrepreneurs make when launching new marketing campaigns

Starting a business is no simple task—there are often few or no guidelines to follow, the risks are usually high, and the pressure is...

Old school vs new digital marketing

It wasn’t too long ago that ‘trends’ referred exclusively to what one would see in a fashion catalogue, and ‘hash tag’ was the disused key on a handset phone – is it a case of get-with-the-times, or die?

Getting customer satisfaction – Part 1

As a general rule, word-of-mouth customer experiences can sometimes travel faster than any cost-driven marketing campaign and can affect the reputation of a business. Here's how to keep customers happy.

Manage cashflow for the benefit of growth

Life as a small business owner is challenging. Confidence levels have fallen and cashflow remains a key concern. Cashflow is one area in which some simple changes can have a marked benefit. Here are 10 ways to improve how you manage it.

Feel the fear and do it anyway

Setting up a business can be daunting, but don't get turned off by a little nervousness. Here's how to overcome some of the common negative thoughts that can get in the way of you starting-up.

6 ways to set goals like an Olympian

Not everyone can be an Olympic champion, but we can all learn from the athletes who are. Success in business is the same as success in sport, and it comes down to setting goals that will pave the way to achieving a personal best. Here's how to make it happen.

The Friday SMB wrap-up: The week in review

Welcome to Friday, small business owners and entrepreneurs! Join us in taking a look back at the week gone by, and catch up on any important headlines you might have missed. This week, the 2012 Telstra Business NSW Award winner was named, it was reported that economy-wide spending rose in June and confidence in the Federal Government fell, again.

10-point checklist for ensuring growth

Difficult economic conditions are creating cashflow challenges for businesses that limit growth. Use this 10-point checklist to review your strategies for growth for the new financial year.


Emesent’s autonomous drones disrupt the mining space

Drone company Emesent is taking pilotless aircraft to new heights, with autonomous technology allowing miners to access unchartered spaces, and defence forces...

Responsible lending law reforms to boost credit

The Federal Government has announced changes to responsible lending laws in the hopes of boosting Australia's flow of credit. Under the changes,...

Aussie Broadband prepares to list despite pandemic disruptions

Aussie Broadband, Australia’s fifth largest provider of NBN services, is set to list on the ASX this October. The ISP will list...

“Rural empowerment a key focus”: how Zoho’s digital transformations benefit small and regional businesses

Zoho, a software solutions company, provides integrated tech solutions for businesses globally. They offer 45+ integrated apps, ranging from CRM to financial...

$4.5 billion network investment delivers ultra-fast broadband to over 700,000 businesses

The Federal Government has released a $4.5 bn network investment package, involving a $3.5 bn upgrade of the National Broadband Network (NBN)....

Government announces ‘most significant reforms’ to insolvency laws for small businesses

The Federal Government has announced new insolvency rules that will allow small businesses to stay afloat whilst restructuring debts. This new insolvency...

Tesla rolls out $25,000 electric vehicle with new ‘tabless’ battery architecture

At Tesla’s “Battery Day” event on Tuesday, CEO Elon Musk announced the production of a US$25,000 electric vehicle (EV) “about three years...

Let’s Talk: Enterprise Resource Planning

Enterprise resource planning (ERP) is a form of software that can help businesses keep on top of their myriad management responsibilities. ERP...