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stress

Here are an entrepreneur’s tips on helping both you and your team overcome stress

Nearly five million Australians battle with some level of stress every day. As the world continues to feel the effects of the COVID-19 pandemic, those stress levels have only increased.
Kaddy founders, Rich Coombes and Mike Abbott

B2B beverages marketplace Kaddy has secured $3.5 million in funding

The idea for Kaddy was born in between surfs and beers where the pair would discuss a shared frustration with the antiquated ordering and payment methods in the beverages industry.
video

Here are 5 great tips for creating fast, easy and engaging marketing videos

Not only is visual content a time-efficient way of reaching customers, it is also a highly engaging and effective way of capturing and maintaining online attention.

From Thomas Edison to JK Rowling to Michael Jordan: Why failing fantastically is the...

You see, failure to a certain degree is inevitable, it’s part of the journey, like it or not. And, the most successful people in the world know this.
hospitality

Hospitality post-COVID: How to remain profitable with restricted customers

Through careful consideration and planning, businesses can start to rebuild steady profits during the transition back to ‘business as usual’.
Beam co-founders, Alan Jiang and Deb Gangopadhyay

Beam secures US$26 million in Series A funding for Asia Pacific expansion

Beam, Asia-Pacific’s leading micromobility operator, has announced that it has raised a Series A funding round of US$26 million.
Kyle Turner, Pearlii

DentalTech startup Pearlii launches to deliver free dental screening and education

Founded in Melbourne, Pearlii provides people with access to free, fast, and safe at home dental check-ups, no matter their income or personal situation.

Half of Australia’s small businesses consider throwing in the towel, but resilience keeps them...

New research released by accounting software provider Reckon reveals that resilience can make or break a business, with high resilience doubling the success of small business owners.

Why you should use motion graphics in your marketing and social media

In the world of digital marketing, video reigns supreme. This is evident in Animoto’s Social Video Trends: Consumer and...

Why I’m raising capital during a pandemic: The strange benefit of raising capital during...

Who would have thought that a pandemic would be the right time to raise capital? When lockdown started, my team and I were simply focused on being able to keep the business going so that we would see a future

Is your remote working cost-effective? How to keep that energy bill down when running...

Whether you’re a freelancer, self-employed, or someone who has found themselves working from home during the shutdowns, knowing how to run a low-cost and energy-efficient home office will help save you money and minimise your carbon footprint.

Is pricing science, art, maths or psychology? How to set the right price for...

But pricing is not an exact science and data alone is not enough to decide the numbers. Psychology, art, maths, science and a little intuition are all key ingredients to successful pricing.
GO1 CEO Andrew Barnes

GO1.com secures over US$40 million in Series C funding as remote work explosion drives...

As remote learning has become a necessity for many, GO1 has tripled engagement on the platform over the last month. The funding will be used to increase market expansion in North America as well as expand its content provider partner network in direct response to the increased demand for the platform.

Selling chocolate during the pandemic: 3 tips to help boost your small business

For my business, I’ve had to pivot, adapt and evolve over the last two months, just to survive.

How businesses can learn from the challenges presented during COVID-19

During our nation’s shutdown, I’ve witnessed a few retailers surviving, others thriving, while the majority have experienced a significant downturn or have seen their revenue cease altogether.
MerchantSpring founders

Investible invests in seed funding round for e-commerce marketplace manager MerchantSpring

MerchantSpring’s self-service SaaS platform Marketplace Manager gives sellers a single view of all of their marketplace stores, making it easier for businesses of all sizes to optimise their product listings, improve SEO performance and increase sales across multiple countries and platforms.

Here are 5 actionable tips on how to get your cleaning business off the...

For potential entrepreneurs with a relatively small pool of capital, there are a few industries that are worth taking a punt on. One of these is the cleaning industry.
LIGR co-founders Luke McCoy and Adam Burke

Investible joins Alston Elliot Graphics to invest in the future of sports broadcast

Much like Canva has disrupted the traditional graphic design industry, LIGR has developed an automated, templated, and easy to use graphics software platform for live sports streams.

Trust, compassion, clear communication: effective leadership in the time of COVID-19

Leading a team in the time of COVID-19 brings a number of challenges. First of all, the external environment is changing at an extraordinary rate.

“Don’t let a good crisis go to waste” Essential tips for weathering shocks as...

While COVID-19 presents an unusually large challenge for everybody, including entrepreneurs, the reality is that over the life of a new venture, it is inevitable that founders will need to deal with crises.

FREE BUSINESS TOOLS

How to price your product or service in 8 steps with...

The world is littered with products that do little more than cover their cost, and underpaid service industry professionals. But there are some entrepreneurs who set their own prices and receive what they ask with apparent ease. Steve Major teaches you how to become one of these entrepreneurs in this 8-step infographic.

FREE BUSINESS TOOL

Five essential ingredients for a humming homepage with James Tuckerman [FREE...

Most homepages dedicate too much of their valuable space to predictable and generally unhelpful information, such as the purpose of the business, their products and services, their achievements and needy invitations to ‘buy, buy, buy’ or ‘contact us for a free consultation on no obligation quote’. Effective homepages focus on the needs and wants of the customer.

INFOGRAPHICS

New Zealand’s Xero eyes US IPO, further disruption as subscribers increase...

Xero recently held its annual meeting in Wellington, during which the company revealed some interesting details about its future. As has been widely suspected, the...

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