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Monday, November 30, 2015

Growth & Export

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

Bulletproof Business by Shayne and Jason Cook together with David Dugan teaches smart strategies on how to protect, maximise and accelerate your business

Holistic education services provider, Cohort Solutions, continues to grow globally, announcing that its payment platform Cohortpay is now in 60 countries

When Melbourne-based beauty start-up Bellabox decided to expand its operations to China, it chose to use Market Engine's unique retail management platform.

Good news for the retail industry as new research suggest that more than half of Aussie shoppers will spend more in the second half of 2015 than the first

Melbourne delivery software start-up Swift has seen fast growth in the US, taking on loads of clients including a couple of medical marijuana distributors

In the past 18 months, Australia has signed major free trade agreements (FTAs) with Japan, South Korea and China and they are set to boost agriculture

Consumers have a growing love of cashback programs, the industry is estimated to be worth up to US$85b & Australia is enjoying a burgeoning piece of the pie

The latest Australian International Business Survey (AIBS 2015) continues to highlight the financing constraints faced by Australia’s internationally-active businesses, according to Efic’s Senior Economist, Cassandra Winzenried.

CargoHound, the first true online marketplace for international freight, has secured $800,000 seed funding to support its aggressive expansion strategy in Australia and New Zealand.

Anytime Fitness, the world’s largest and fastest-growing co-ed fitness club chain, was recently ranked number one on Entrepreneur magazine’s annual Top Global Franchise list.

As Australian companies move into the new financial year, business information analysts at IBISWorld reveal the industries set to flourish and those set to flounder over the next 12 months.

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, 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.




"If you’re pressed for time, I'm here to help." In this report, David Hobson will show you three quick wins - things you can do to pimp out your LinkedIn profile in 15 minutes or less.


Nothing highlights how dizzying financial success can be in Hollywood like how the high-octane thriller ‘Furious 7’ made the fastest ever initial rise in...