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Finder.com.au

findercom

Fred Schebesta and Frank Restuccia have started a new business called Finder.com.au that compares financial products and mobile phone plans. more »

Happiness at work

janeanderson

An increasing amount of Australian workers are now refusing to put up with a job that makes them miserable. It makes you wonder how, as a business owner, do you ensure that you keep yourself, your business and your staff happy? more »

Why you should use email marketing

stevesmit

Hey, you don’t know it yet but you are sitting on a goldmine. I want to you do a little exercise. I want you to do a quick count of: •    Every active client or customer you have.•    Every inactive client or customer.•    Everyone who has responded to your marketing in the last three months.•    Everyone who you tried to sell something to but didn’t buy.•    Everyone who you have met through business in the last three months.•    Every enquiry that never got back to you. What’s the final count? … more »

Starting a home-based business

samanthahurst

Being your own boss is a dream that many people hope to achieve but few will actually able to achieve. If you wish to be your own boss and earn your living from your lounge room, cialis 40mg there are things you can do to make it easier to manage your time and your work so that you can earn the money you want. Set up your office It’s important to make sure you create a space that is conducive to working and keep it as a working space. While … more »

Just enough

timreid

I came across a magazine recently that ticked so many boxes. The content was genuinely interesting – well written articles on useful topics that were in depth but not too long, it was intuitively laid out, beautifully designed, it included engaging imagery and was printed on interesting, textured stock. more »

Five tips for being a successful franchisor

ffo

Most of the time, success doesn’t come the first time around. You have to work hard for it and sometimes this means going through the tough times first. more »

The power of proactive thinking

stevesmit

About three years back, I found out that this time of the year is great for reflection. It’s sort of like when people have a shower and all of a sudden they get great ideas popping into their head. more »

5 tips for selling your business

samanthahurst

While it may seem like you’re abandoning your baby, the fact is that the endgame for many entrepreneurs is selling their business. You’ve turned your business from a fledgling newborn into a full-blown adult and you need to ensure you send it off into the world the right way. more »

Protecting your business from theft

security

Despite the fact that the nightly television news bulletins are full of crime reports, and that break-ins and incidents of theft are so common that they hardly make the news anymore unless they are unusually brutal, most people take the attitude that it won’t happen to them. more »

Hosting a business conference

travel

Ask someone what the best business conference is that they have attended and you’re likely to hear about how good the food was at one event, or how great a keynote was at another. more »

Setting up a network

kersh

Your internet connection is often taken for granted until the moment it goes down, but you can avoid this sticky situation. more »

How to prevent conflict in the workplace

Resolving workplace conflict can be easier than you think. Most people, however, prefer to avoid it or end up making it worse by not using a structured and professional method. more »

Traits of a successful leader

staceyashley

With some of the unique stresses facing organisations today, there is renewed focus on being a great leader. more »

How to franchise your business

ffo

After developing my first successful franchise model; a nationally recognised pie business, in my home country of South Africa, I saw what I thought was an opportunity to replicate the business model in Australia. more »

5 tips for avoiding shopping cart abandonment

samanthahurst

While it’s easy for your customers to browse your site and add items to their cart, a growing number of customers actually abandon their shopping cart and never return to complete their order. more »

Mature workers still finding it tough

Randstad has released its latest Workmonitor report with 90% of Australians surveyed saying it’s harder for older workers to find a suitable job and 84% are forced to take a job below their education level. more »

Facebook hits 1 million active advertisers

Facebook

Facebook now has one million active advertisers on the social network, according to a statement put out by the company. more »

Social media helps boost SME revenue

socialmedia

MYOB has released the results of a probe into the use of social media by small business owners. more »

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