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Invest in these 12 startup so that your business doesn’t join the 50 closing...

There are essentials like computer equipment, licenses, a web site, promotional material etc. but you don’t have to lease an office or employ staff straight away (you can outsource so cheaply these days top notch staff).

This successful online media businesswoman is helping other mums excel in business

The membership-based organisation provides mothers with rich online content and access to relevant services and benefits including business support, advice and services to help them grow their business.

How to attract the best senior talent when your business is just starting out

Hiring the best talent straight off the mark is not easy, not cheap and it can be risky. It may be tempting to take the ‘safer’ option of hiring less experienced staff at the start with the intention of attracting more experienced talent as the business grows.

When was the moment when you realised you could not work for anyone else?...

It's a common moment in the life of every entrepreneur. After holding down a job or, various jobs, you have a moment of realisation that...

Startup 101: Why do it alone when you can learn from the legends themselves!

Entrepreneurship, some say, is a lonely battle. Rejoice, it’s no longer the case! The stories of the founders of legendary companies such as Google, Dyson, Facebook, Paypal, LinkedIn, Twitter and Square are, literally, at hand – via podcasts in the voices of their legendary founders, or articles penned by them.

Do you really have what it takes to be an entrepreneur?

Are you thinking about ditching the corporate cubicle to go work for yourself? The promise of freedom sure is enticing. Imagine it - no more...

Lean startup techniques: Can they be applied to B2B environments?

Can startups in the Business to Business (B2B) environment apply the Lean Startup approach? What differences are there to the Business to Consumer (B2C) world and how should it be handled?

FORUM VIDEO: How to get business funding with Jeremy Liddle

In our first Anthill Forum Video of the week, Jeremy Liddle, Chief Entrepreneur Officer at ENYA, explains the NAB Micro Enterprise loan. This loan is for all budding young entrepreneurs looking for seed funding, and business owners that want to grow their existing enterprise.

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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.

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Seven steps to crafting the perfect email, with James Tuckerman [FREE...

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.

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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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