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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.

5 ways to help keep your customers informed about changes to your business

Regardless of the size, location and industry of your business, your customers are probably coming to you right now with a flood of questions

Getting a cure for COVID-19 to market: the truth behind how clinical trials work

As the number of people infected by COVID-19 surpasses 2 million, its impact on every aspect of our lives continues to escalate....

Here are 5 health/diet tips worth keeping in mind during the COVID-19 pandemic

The COVID-19 pandemic has thrown a spanner in works, significantly altering regular life as we know. A large majority of people are within the confines of their homes with a lot of time on their hands.

Bosch has boosted its investment in Australian IoT agtech company The Yield

The Yield is transforming farming practices for irrigation intensive crops with scalable digital technology solutions. The company is developing its proprietary digital application to support critical production decisions for large commercial growers in the specialty crops industry.

Will robots take over? How automatisation will influence different jobs [SPONSORED]

Even though technology is an amazing invention, it sure has downsides. Automation will streamline operations in different sectors, but it will displace many jobs as well.

Here are 7 smart tips on how to grow your tutoring business [SPONSORED]

Managing your tutoring business and boosting its progress can be a primary goal for you, but, if it’s not done right, success may take years to come.
Founders of Different, Ruwin Perera and Mina Radhakrishnan.

Aussie proptech startup :Different raises $7.1 million Series A round amidst COVID-19

:Different has grown quickly since first launching its full-service property management offering in 2017, with presences now in Sydney, Melbourne, Brisbane and the Gold Coast.

Reskill, retrain, and renew hope: The importance of upskilling during COVID-19

People everywhere have had to adjust their personal and working lives to deal with the aftermath of drastic changes to industry, business processes and job prospects.

Video calls are here to stay: 3 ways how SMBs can use Zoom to...

Thanks to social distancing measures and lockdown laws, video calls are becoming a fixed part of our day to day - both personally and professionally.
Kathryn Carter, General Manager, Snap Inc. ANZ

How Australian SMEs can find and grab online opportunities during COVID-19

As Australian businesses continue operations during these unprecedented times, we know many within the community are reaching out for guidance and support.

Does your business pass the pandemic stress test? How a crisis can help you...

There’s no textbook on how to run a business in a pandemic and there’s no template for a business model that will withstand every storm.

Do you trust your cloud provider to protect your data? Well… maybe you shouldn’t

Can businesses rely solely on their cloud service provider such as Google or Amazon Web Services (AWS) for data protection?

Building adaptability and collaboration in a world of social distancing: A new benchmark in...

It’s now evident that an emotionally agile and resilient workforce has a massive bearing on the results of teams and organisations.

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Strategic Alliances with Simone Novello [FREE INFOGRAPHIC]

Have you heard the often touted claim that the average lifespan of a business is two years? Have you ever wondered why that is? Often, it’s because, in the rush and intensity of starting up, business owners get caught up in day-to-day op-erations and overlook fast growth opportunities, like strategic partnerships. In this FREE INFOGRAPHIC, Simone Novello helps to answer your three most common questions about how to harness the power of... FRIENDS WITH BENEFITS.

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Learn how to devise winning business ideas in four steps with...

It’s often said that everyone will have at least one big business idea in his or her lifetime. But how do you know if your next big idea is genuinely great or a genuine waste of time? This cheat sheet will help you formulate ideas, identify opportunities, evaluate their strengths and take your first big step forward. Learn how to get focus and clarity. Plus, score a bonus tip that will help you more than you might think!

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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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