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Entrepreneurial approaches in tackling your business’ growing pains

Successful growth comes down to five important traits: people, process, training, culture and technology. If you can get these five in place, you’ll be well on your way to true, sustainable growth.

Why you should consider developing systems and software in-house from scratch

Of course, there are always pros and cons to developing your own systems. The obvious con is simply having the time and resources to design and build an entirely new system from scratch.

A look at the Hospitality industry, one year on from the onset of COVID-19...

The adoption of digitisation just doesn’t stop at restaurants and cafes though. It has reached anywhere food and beverage is sold including stadiums and theme parks.

A beautiful equilibrium: Warrp’s mind changing innovation motley fools the marketplace game

Considering the layperson’s interpretation of the Nash Equilibrium, a cornerstone concept of game theory, Warrp’s relationship with the concept lies in creating the optimal outcome for buyers and sellers on its platform.

Hyper announces marketing partnership with Ask Marketing to assist with Go To Market Strategies

Hyper is setting the strong foundation for a founders’ success early on in partnering with Ask, which will enable them to safely launch their go-to-market mission to achieve sustained success and potential virality. Together, it’s a winning combination.

Why the catapult effect is key to long term success for Australian SMEs

The catapult effect is where businesses have to pull back on everything due to a crisis – such as COVID – and reduce spending, hiring, buying inventory and so on, but at the same time also improve their operations.

The inaugural Tech Nation International Growth Programme launches in Australia

This week sees 11 red-hot UK tech scale ups kick start the Tech Nation International Growth Programme in the land Down Under, stimulating jobs, new ideas, partnerships, and investment into Australia’s technology sector.

Managed IT services make the difference for Small & Medium Businesses future prospect

However, the demands of managing an IT department may be too much for SMBs to handle. These businesses usually have a small number of workers. The budget allocation is also limited, and workspace too.

Entrepreneurs’ Organisation Melbourne members share cutting out the middleman

Switching to D2C can not only help boost online sales, but allows a brand to take greater control of their communications strategies, supporting customers with greater empathy, managing their expectations better and learning what their customers want!

Three entrepreneurs reveal how startups can use TikTok to grow their brand

Its fabled algorithm, coupled with a focus on authentic, unpolished content has given even the smallest of brands unparalleled opportunity to reach large audiences quickly and form genuine connections with their customers.

How customer experience can help your business to achieve success

Companies that are putting time and money into building a consistent customer experience are seeing increases in profits, customer retention, and overall performance. In fact, according to PwC, 82% of top-performing companies maintain a strong focus on using technology to boost human experience.

Small businesses can leverage marketing benefits out of the social media platforms

Struggling to build your social media following? Franziska Iseli, bestselling author and co-founder of marketing education platform Basic Bananas, is launching a new book on social media marketing to help.

8 Additional Stuff You Will Have To Do To Enhance Your Online Presence.

While being on social media is important for business, it doesn't suggest you have got to air all the massive platforms.

Monarc Global helping airlines and private charter operators to work together.

The program allows users to access TRAVECH and its unique multi-point API; operators can partner with other operators to share their fleet, obtain global reach, and access the aircraft’s instant live availability and accurate prices.

Groundbreaking app requires kids to answer math questions to unlock their favourite phone apps

1Question transforms this time into a learning experience by requiring a child to answer a study question before they can open their favourite apps

QR Code food ordering Aussie startup Mr Yum announces $11m post seed investment

an Australian tech start up that specialises in QR Code food ordering at pubs and restaurants has received $11m in funding from some very high profile investors

It’s not us it’s you: when you think you’re a good leader but your...

People don’t change jobs, they change leaders. When our habits are unproductive, the people influenced by them will form their own unproductive habits to survive in that environment. This stifles innovation, productivity and commitment.

Mother’s Day survey to gain insight into what mums really care about, with a...

Mums can have their voice heard and share their dream Mother’s Day, post-pandemic, via a new survey created by three Australian female entrepreneurs.

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 freelancers can climb the career ladder post-COVID

In times of economic stress the freelancer economy expands, bringing with it new opportunities to reimagine your career. In response, millions of workers around the world began freelancing for the first time, as a way to insulate themselves against the economic uncertainty.

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5 Ways to get more out of your coffee shop meetings...

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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The Gaddie Pitch in three simple sentences with Antony Gaddie and...

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.

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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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