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5 clever ways how businesses are utilising SMS despite all the new tech popping...

With all the new technologies and applications frequently emerging, you could be forgiven for viewing SMS as a platform of the past but application to person SMS traffic expected to reach 2.5 trillion by 2020!

‘No’ is not an option if you want to get ahead – why tenacity...

"I’ve never let the word no slow me down," says Perth-based multi-millionaire Kym Illman who has been rejecting the concept of ‘no’ over the span of an enviable career. The two-letter word is also one he won’t use with customers

These are the 7 digital marketing tactics your business brand can’t live without these...

In our digital age, digital marketing has become the bread and butter of brand survival. The brand that stays ahead of the technology curve is the brand that thrives.

The Big Data of You: How your online reputation shapes economic outcomes

However, so far big data has focused on aggregating large data sets that group people based on shared characteristics and behaviours. It’s your similarity to the group that matters, not you as an individual.

A comprehensive guide on how to go about SEO on WordPress – keywords and...

WordPress and SEO-these two terms are gradually taking over the Internet in the context of an era when rank-based profit is growing an insane popularity.

Seven simple strategies to cut costs and boost cashflow [INFOGRAPHIC]

When you started your business, you probably had certain ideas about how things were going to play out. The goal was a humming, streamlined...

7 reasons why most small business owners never get paid what they’re worth. (Please,...

Okay, tell me if this sounds familiar? You’re a small business operator, or maybe the CFO of a small company. It’s your job to stay on...

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,...

Do you know the art of staff scheduling? Are you making the most of...

For most employers, staff scheduling is an ever-present drag. And it’s safe to say that without a strategy in place, most managers will face inevitable headaches.

5 ways to keep your staff motivated and productive instead of bored and lazy

Business adviser Lauren Fried examines the important issue of employee retention and shares her tips to keeping staff motivated and productive.

Need more leads? Here are five strategies [FREE DOWNLOAD]

How to get leads, appointments, meeting requests and sales using contemporary technologies and strategies. "Short, simple... powerful!"

How do managers MOTIVATE and ENERGISE their people? [FREE DOWNLOAD]

How to keep your people motivated and energetic. "Short, simple... powerful!"

How to host…. SUCCESSFUL WEBINARS [FREE DOWNLOAD]

Download this FREE step-by-step guide and get started. "Short, simple... powerful!"

Beginners guide to… SOCIAL MEDIA [FREE DOWNLOAD]

Download this FREE step-by-step guide and start using social media to build your business. "Short, simple... powerful!"

How to… CLOSE MORE SALES QUICKLY [FREE DOWNLOAD]

Download this FREE step-by-step guide and start technology to start closing sales faster. "Short, simple... powerful!"

Master the art of… COLD CALLING [FREE DOWNLOAD]

1. Why Cold Calling? 2. Five Steps To a Hallelujah! 3. What Do You Have to Offer? 4. Generating Leads. 5. Your Personal Attitude. 6. Lead Acquisition Tools. 7. Online...

Anthill’s 30under30 2015 Winners Revealed!

It’s often said that there has never been a better time to be a young entrepreneur in Australia. And this year's 30under30 was our...

Undercharging… are you making this common rookie mistake?

As a startup, you need to be competitive. You want to collect a few wins, make some sales and sign a couple of clients....

What to do when business success hijacks the original vision

RICHARD Chattaway and Michael Cusack are serious businessmen who spend their days playing with plasticine in South Australia.

5 Business Lessons from Dating On Tinder

SPONSORED: For small businesses, technology can make the difference in driving your company ahead and setting you apart from your competition. But the challenge...
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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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Inbound Marketing Reloaded with James Tuckerman [FREE REPORT]

Leads always must come before sales. Then, it’s your job to build trust, educate, create rapport and demonstrate why your product and service is better than the alternatives. However, the tools at your disposal to achieve these outcomes -- to connect with strangers, to convert them to suspects, then prospects, then customers -- are constantly changing. That’s why we created this cheat sheet. To re-visit traditional inbound marketing strategies, and offer some helpful tactics to help ‘old school’ organisations embrace ‘new world’ tactics and strategies.

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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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