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

10 tips for buying out your business partner

21 September 2020 | 4 min read

Want to end a small business partnership agreement? Here are some dos and don’ts from experts and people who’ve been there, done that and come out smiling.

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Dare to be different: Things to keep in mind when creating a business niche

14 September 2020 | 5 min read

A quirky business idea could help you to stand out from the crowd, but how should you go about creating a business niche? Two business owners share their advice.

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I wish someone had told me that… Sam Baker, Rabble Books and Games

09 September 2020 | 4 min read

When Sam Baker and Natalie Latter decided to start a family, they created a small business that allowed them to pursue their passions and co-parent their baby.

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How to diversify your business to beat 2020

31 August 2020 | 4 min read

When life gave these small business owners lemons, they decided to make lemonade. By diversifying their business, they were able to show 2020 who’s boss.

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Smart ways to invest in your business when the future is uncertain

24 August 2020 | 4 min read

How are small business owners beating the obstacles that 2020 has thrown at them? Some are doing it by making strategic investments. Find out how.

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Tips for running a small business from home

17 August 2020 | 4 min read

How do you separate your work and personal life when running a small business from home? Find out how these small business owners are doing it.

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I wish someone had told me that… Rebeka Morgan, BuildHer Collective

11 August 2020 | 5 min read

Growing a business is no easy feat, but the rewards far outweigh the challenges, says this small business owner. She shares what she’s learnt along the way.

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Infographic: Is your business eligible for the $150k instant asset write-off?

10 August 2020 | 2 min read

A significant expansion of the instant asset write-off scheme has made it more useful than ever. Here’s what you need to know.

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Lessons small business owners are taking from the pandemic

04 August 2020 | 6 min read

COVID-19 has forced many small businesses into crisis management mode, but important lessons are coming out of it.

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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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5 Aussies share how they’ve made their small businesses COVID-safe

27 July 2020 | 5 min read

Five Aussie small business owners share their best COVID-safe business planning tips.

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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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eBook: Your 5-step guide to sales forecasting

12 December 2019 | 8 min read

An accurate sales forecast is a powerful tool for any small business. Here’s how to develop sales forecasting techniques to help you own your future.

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Success stories

Lockdown opportunities unlocked for a commercial tiling business

02 July 2020 | 4 min read

Quick access to finance allowed commercial tiling business, On Time Developments, to say ‘yes’ to growth opportunities that presented during COVID-19.

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How this nurse hit a home run to grow her health business

23 June 2020 | 4 min read

Having quick access to funding allowed home healthcare provider View Health to make the most of a growth spurt.

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How this landscaping business put down roots on the Sunshine Coast

18 June 2020 | 5 min read

Nadine Mackle wanted to cement her Sunshine Coast business, moving it out of a truck and into permanent warehouse and retail space. Here’s how one phone call helped make this possible.

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