Blog

A collection of articles, stories, tips & tools designed
to keep your small business moving.

“I wish someone had told me that”: Anders Bence, Hydraflow Plumbing

13 September 2021 | 6 min read

Small business growth isn’t always straightforward. Plumber Anders Bence shares his winding path from apprentice to small business owner.

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How do I write terms and conditions for an online store?

07 September 2021 | 5 min read

A LegalVision lawyer outlines why your online store's terms and conditions matter and what you should include when you draft them.

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What are the privacy laws for direct marketing?

07 September 2021 | 5 min read

A LegalVision lawyer explains the different privacy laws which apply to sending direct marketing to your clients.

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My supplier cannot meet their obligations. What are my contractual rights?

07 September 2021 | 5 min read

If a supplier cannot meet their obligations to you, the first step is to review your contractual rights. Here are a few tips from a LegalVision Lawyer.

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What 7 SMBs are investing in now and why

06 September 2021 | 2 min read

Challenging times aren’t stopping some SMB owners from investing in their businesses. From new staff and digital solutions, to renovations and marketing campaigns, these 7 SMBs are investing in growth.

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Scaling: lessons from a business owner who’s been there

30 August 2021 | 6 min read

Cooper Jitts shares lessons hard-learned about how to scale a business and build success without succumbing to chaos.

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“I wish someone had told me that”: Brendan Small, SpotGo

25 August 2021 | 7 min read

SpotGo Founder Brendan Small shares how he got his family-owned Australian-made product onto the shelves at Coles and Woolworths alongside the big brands.

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How an evolving culture helped this start-up scale successfully

23 August 2021 | 5 min read

A team culture of innovation and evolution has helped Sprintlaw maintain a start-up mindset even as the business has rapidly scaled.

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How Matt’s ecommerce business hit $1m in turnover

16 August 2021 | 6 min read

Matt Stanley spotted a gap, started selling perfume from his garage and, the following year, reached $1 million revenue. Here’s his story.

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3 steps that turned a ‘hobby’ into a small business

13 August 2021 | 5 min read

An entrepreneur’s tips for building a side hustle into a thriving small business, and building a better work/life balance on the way.

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5 advantages of owning a business

02 August 2021 | 3 min read

From making time for family to living out a creative passion, 5 small business owners share the advantages of owning their own business.

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Helping young people learn STREAT smarts

28 July 2021 | 4 min read

Bec Scott’s social enterprise STREAT has grown from one street food cart to provide 240,000+ hours of support and training to 3,100 young people. Here’s how.

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Resources

Small business government support: a state-by-state guide

27 July 2021 | 10 min read

We have summarised some helpful information on the Government small business support packages designed to help businesses impacted by the recent lockdowns.

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eBook: How to nail the pricing of your products

02 August 2020 | 2 min read

Few things are as important to business profitability as setting the right price for your products. Learn the key pricing strategies you need to know.

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eBook: How to nail the pricing of your services

02 August 2020 | 2 min read

Are your prices right? Here’s what you need to know about setting your pricing strategy.

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Success stories

How Matt’s ecommerce business hit $1m in turnover

16 August 2021 | 6 min read

Matt Stanley spotted a gap, started selling perfume from his garage and, the following year, reached $1 million revenue. Here’s his story.

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No animals (or chefs) harmed: How Brad built two vegan food brands

09 July 2021 | 4 min read

Small business success, through COVID, in Melbourne? In hospitality? Not likely. Unless you’re Brad – owner of Noo Moo Foods and The Hemp Soft Serve Company.

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Fish, chips and a side of sprinkles: How Kate and Chris turned their dessert cabinet into a growing small business

02 March 2021 | 2 min read

See how the owners of one of South Australia’s best fish and chippers Fish out of Water turned one aspect of their business into a whole new small business.

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