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Growth & Export
News, opinions and advice for fast growth businesses with an eye on the horizon.

Although the China-Australia Free Trade Agreement may make your goods more affordable as a result of the elimination of tariffs, this won’t be enough to attract and retain Chinese shoppers.

China's big four e-marketplaces (Alibaba, JD Worldwide, VIP.com and Yihaodian) want to sell more premium Australian products to the growing Chinese middle class.

Far too much time is wasted in coffee shop meetings. Sure, it feels great to meet someone over coffee to discuss potential business opportunities. But, when...

This FREE INFOGRAPHIC will teach you how to effectively work through these restrictions to maximize the benefits of your business usage of Instagram.

Not all websites are created equal. That’s the first – and perhaps harshest – lesson when venturing into the ever evolving world of online marketing. Websites don’t draw visitors just by existing; they require love, attention and an understanding of how search engines think. In this Cheat Sheet, Anthill Magazine’s James Tuckerman and guest Mark “Middo” Middleton share their combined wisdom on generating web traffic for new and old websites.

Most business owners are constantly on the lookout for a better, easier and faster way to win more business and increase sales. With this FREE REPORT you will learn how to generate more leads in one month than most competitors would in one year. Over 10,000 business owners across 35 different industries have learnt and benefited from the same 3-step methodology you are about to learn within this FREE REPORT from Alex Pirouz.

The personal elevator pitch is an essential tool in the entrepreneur’s utility belt. Your pitch is also essential for success on the web, for placement on landing pages, in emails and blogs. The medium might change but rarely will the structure of an effective pitch. Antony Gaddie is the creator of “the Gaddie Pitch,” an internationally-renowned set of tactics designed to help business owners deliver an effective elevator pitch, time and time again.

Most organisations begin with aspirations to start local, then grow global. But, in reality, very few ever take the big leap into new markets. In this Cheat Sheet, Elsita Meyer-Brandt, Head of Market Expansion and International Marketing for Eventbrite, shares five rules to help organisations, just like yours, expand into new markets.

Recorded guerrilla-style in the basement of York Butter Factory, the linked video course is a rollicking, authoritative lesson (with some colourful language, mind you) from someone who has been through it all. In this Cheat Sheet, we cover three hot tips from the lesson, with a focus on helping business owners grow and increase profitability: Why entrepreneurs need to think about “the end," why cash flow is king – no matter what you’ve heard, and why you need to have a vision for success.

stop wasting your time in coffee shop meetings. Learn five steps to make coffee meetings more productive.

Starting any new business is hard, but starting an online retail business is particularly hard. You see, this is one industry that combines technology,...

Starting any new business is hard, but starting an online retail business is particularly hard. You see, this is one industry that combines technology, logistics and, of course, marketing – it’s a juggling act. To help us crack this hard nut, we sought the wisdom James Webber, CEO at Bookworld.

We are all bombarded by emails every day. We bombard others with emails. It’s a congested superhighway of e-promises, lead magnets and chit chat out there. So how on Earth are your emails going to stand out? James Tuckerman is a man who knows a thing or ten about online marketing. In this cheat sheet, he shares seven steps to achieve two very clear goals: Opens and click throughs.

Confession: I’m an Aussie-o-phile. Not a big Kylie fan (I mean, she’s OK, couldn’t get her out of my head when the Mountain won...

Managing a small business is hard. But so is being ten years old. When we were ten, we’d graduated from finger paints to word...

Starting any new business is hard, but starting an online retail business is particularly hard. You see, this is one industry that combines technology, logistics...

Australia’s rapidly growing digital economy has ballooned to $79 billion. That means it now represents 5.1% of GDP – bigger than traditional industry sectors...

What is one of the first questions the Shark Investors ask the hopeful start up business owner contestants on the Channel 10 television show...

Despite the fact that we now operate in a global economy, for many business owners, trying to break out from a local base into...

Previously, production robots had to be separated from people by protective cages, programmed by specialised engineers, and affordable by only large scale manufacturers with...

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Far too much time is wasted in coffee shop meetings. More often than not, the conversation falls off topic, interruptions cause distractions and, before you know it, the meeting is over and you’ve achieved nothing. That’s what Antony Gaddie calls a Coffee and Doughnut meeting. You get a coffee and… zero. He’s the founder of Green Ant Marketing and he shared with us (over coffee) five things that you can do to help you make the most of your coffee shop meetings.

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This Four Page Digital Marketing Strategy was devised by James Tuckerman for clients of his training programs. It is a simple checklist to teach and reinforce the four stages of his Loop Digital Marketing Methodology.