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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.

Here the 7 best marketing solutions for a new company [SPONSORED]

It goes without saying that running a successful business is quite daunting. Even more day ting is starting a new business from...
Sprout Stack

Meet this Australian agtech startup that is growing food in shipping containers

An ambitious agtech startup based on Sydney's Northern Beaches, Sprout Stack is where technology meets traditional agriculture.

The top small business tax deductions to keep in mind this financial year

The Australian Tax Office (ATO) recently said it’s expecting a ‘tax time like no other’. That’s because, in the wake of an...
ATP Science

Formulating success: How ATP Science turned itself into an international vitamin and sport supplement...

ATP Science, an industry leader in science-based health, sports and nutrition supplements, just secured a partnership with the world’s most visited fitness website, Bodybuilding.com.
offshoring

How COVID-19 has exposed the cracks in Australia’s offshoring strategies

COVID-19 exposed the cracks in offshoring strategies and demonsrated how unprepared companies were to support ongoing operations in the face of widespread labour shortages. Could digital workers be the answer?
PROPPR

From regional Australia to Goop: How two Aussie entrepreneurs took their product to the...

The PROPPR story, and resulting business partnership, started in 2018, through a random but perhaps divinely orchestrated conversation, about the beautiful looking toilet foot stool which helps replicate the proper ‘squat position’.
Gathar founder and chief executive Jodie Mlikota

Airbnb of dinner parties, Gathar, raises $600,000 in seed investment funding

Food-tech startup Gathar, described as the Airbnb of dinner parties, has just closed $600,000 in seed investment funding, at a time when eating at home is surging in popularity.

Here are six steps to follow in preparing for the post-COVID retail spring

As lockdown restrictions begin to ease across Australia, retailers in towns, cities and rural areas across the country will start to think of the steps they must take in preparation for a return to ‘business as usual’.

When the economy picks up again, which market categories will surge first?

Markets progress through calculable patterns cycling through expansions and contractions, and consumers respond in predictable ways. Things might be worse than normal given the nature of a pandemic, but things always get better.
Founder of Eat Box Now, John Nguyen

Entrepreneur John Nguyen creates first of its kind at-home restaurant-ready meals amidst COVID-19 restrictions

With COVID-19 bringing with it a long list of new regulations and restrictions on our favourite restaurant dining experiences, entrepreneur John Nguyen has launched Eat Box Now, a new at-home dining service that delivers your beloved restaurant experience ready to cook, eat and drink straight to your door.
Mathspace Founder and CEO Mohamad Jebara

NAPLAN no more: Why coronavirus disruption is already having a positive impact on Australia’s...

The value and effectiveness of summative assessments like NAPLAN have long been debated by education experts in Australia. Now, the disruption caused by coronavirus is forcing a change in the way student learning and performance is measured.
payments

COVID-19 restrictions may ease but payments have moved online for good

For the payments industry, the biggest difference is the fact that we have a virtual world to replace aspects of the real world in ways we did not at the height of the GFC in 2008.
modern slavery

Economy vs. ethics: How COVID-19 can push modern slavery into the Australian supply chain

Findings from the Global Slavery Index estimate there were approximately 15,000 people living in “conditions of modern slavery” in Australia in 2016.
stress

Here are an entrepreneur’s tips on helping both you and your team overcome stress

Nearly five million Australians battle with some level of stress every day. As the world continues to feel the effects of the COVID-19 pandemic, those stress levels have only increased.
Kaddy founders, Rich Coombes and Mike Abbott

B2B beverages marketplace Kaddy has secured $3.5 million in funding

The idea for Kaddy was born in between surfs and beers where the pair would discuss a shared frustration with the antiquated ordering and payment methods in the beverages industry.
video

Here are 5 great tips for creating fast, easy and engaging marketing videos

Not only is visual content a time-efficient way of reaching customers, it is also a highly engaging and effective way of capturing and maintaining online attention.

From Thomas Edison to JK Rowling to Michael Jordan: Why failing fantastically is the...

You see, failure to a certain degree is inevitable, it’s part of the journey, like it or not. And, the most successful people in the world know this.
hospitality

Hospitality post-COVID: How to remain profitable with restricted customers

Through careful consideration and planning, businesses can start to rebuild steady profits during the transition back to ‘business as usual’.
Beam co-founders, Alan Jiang and Deb Gangopadhyay

Beam secures US$26 million in Series A funding for Asia Pacific expansion

Beam, Asia-Pacific’s leading micromobility operator, has announced that it has raised a Series A funding round of US$26 million.

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How Master the Art of Sales Even if it Makes You...

The art of selling is a social minefield. Have you ever been on the wrong end of a ham-fisted, awkward or just plain obnoxious sales conversation? Of course you have! Why is it that some sales conversations magically delight, while others make us want to manically bolt for the door? This Phil Anderson FREE CHEAT SHEET will help you to master the art of sales!

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THE ULTIMATE CASHFLOW CHECKLIST [FREE DOWNLOAD]

Most small business owners get caught up in the minutiae of a business. They become trapped like a hamster in a wheel, spinning, spinning, spinning,...

INFOGRAPHICS

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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