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Are you building a supply chain startup? Here are 6 tips you should keep...

The supply chain landscape is highly competitive, and without a solid plan in place, you will most likely not see through your first year. As long as you focus on your end game and are prepared to put in the time to go the distance, you will have every chance of success.

A corporate psychologist weighs in on working from home and COVID-19

It is important to recognise that everyone is going through a collective unusual circumstance, with worry about their personal situation and what the future will hold.

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.

Here are 6 low-budget marketing strategies every start-up can afford

Your start-up's future relies heavily upon your marketing strategies, and if you have a low budget, your options might seem limited.
Business strategies for COVID-19

Here are the top business strategies for not only surviving, but thriving throughout the...

As if building a business wasn’t challenging enough, companies are now faced with overhauling their entire marketing strategy, rethinking how they communicate with staff and stakeholders, and cleaning like they’ve never cleaned before.

Upflowy raises $1m pre-seed investment round, enabling businesses to increase sign up rates and...

Upflowy is a no-code signup engine, giving marketers full control in building and experimenting with their signup flow. The investment has given the team an opportunity to expand production and marketing at a rapid rate, with the launch of the platform to users and the Net Positive Podcast.

ORDER announces successful $5.3m capital raising and announces new CEO

The funding provides the capital to diversify our operations into the content and lifestyle space, while continuing to attract the best operational talent to support our aggressive growth strategy
How R&D grants can fast track your project to success

How R&D grants can fast track your project to success

“Don’t skip this step,” warns Jason, “You might discover later that there’s a limit on your R&D spend abroad. You may set up an entire team offshore only to discover you could have employed someone locally, and saved money!”

Smartphone to smart business: Text is changing business-to-consumer kinship

Every so often, an event, trend or innovation comes along that revolutionises the way businesses and consumers interact.

Welcome to the future of work: tech trends every service business should be watching

Services firms are finding themselves needing to adapt - or risk being left behind. Reacting to the situation, services leaders are designing new operating models that allow them to better connect, orchestrate and optimise their businesses.

Here’s how to work with big retailers and not ruin your small business along...

Winning a contract with a major retailer as a SME is often a cause for celebration. Along with the prestige of being associated with a big brand, it can often mean a higher and more secure revenue stream. There are, however, a few downsides to dealing with a much bigger client, so you need to handle the relationship correctly so the advantages outweigh any negatives.

Here are 7 digital marketing trends your business needs to pay attention to in...

The new year is here, and digital marketing is more advanced and innovative than ever before. It is very likely that the strategies you used last year won’t be effective in 2019.

What you need to know about how the Internet of Things impact businesses in...

According to a report from Business Insider, the prevalence of the Internet of Things is set to explode within businesses by 2020, with $3 billion estimated to be spent between 2015 – 2020.

Should businesses be ditching employee ratings?

Performance management has been one of the hotter topics over the past years, partly because the process has caused so many of us angst. ...

Do you know your customer’s rights when they return an item? Here are 8...

Think customers need to produce a receipt, or the original packaging, to return an item? Think again. Retailers might have developed bespoke returns policies that they require customers to adhere to, but leading parcel delivery service CouriersPlease (CP) has done all the research to find out specific rules around returns every retailer should know about.

How startups can establish a cool office without breaking the bank [SPONSORED]

Whether you rent an office space or decide to operate from home, this will be a considerable investment. There are some essentials that you cannot imagine setting up your office space without.

5 great tips on how to effectively work from home during the COVID-19 pandemic

With a growing number of employees being encouraged or directed to work from home (WFH) during the coronavirus pandemic, the largest work-from-home experiment is testing Australian businesses and employees.

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.
Remote Control for startups in the “new normal”: Succeeding with remote teams

Remote Control for startups in the “new normal”: Lessons from those who have succeeded...

Remote working must be a deliberate and well thought out model that, like all aspects of startup life, is a process of refinement and iteration to land on the most effective way of working.

7 innovative businesses creating intermediate guide to social impact

Businesses have evolved multifold over a short period. This write-up presents 7 innovative businesses which are not only being creative but also creating social impact through it.
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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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