Let’s Talk: Build value and avoid competing on price

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Judging how to price your service or product can be challenging, particularly in areas where rivals are pushing competitive prices. So, how do you keep your business out of a pricing competition? Let’s talk…

6 most commonly overlooked cost savings in business

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From paying more than necessary to cutting budgets on activities that bring home the bacon, here are some of the most commonly overlooked savings in business to look out for in 2021.

Resilience as a leader and the importance of scalability

Mark Armstrong, CEO of RateMyAgent

In today’s Kickstart Monday article, RateMyAgent CEO Mark Armstrong shares his advice on resilience as a leader and the importance of scalability in a business model.  Mark Armstrong is a property entrepreneur with over 20 years’ experience in the real estate industry. Prior to founding RateMyAgent, Mark built a reputation in the property industry giving… Continue reading Resilience as a leader and the importance of scalability

Start-ups: your branding and website are so important!

Byline: AJ Hightower When starting your own business, you need to get your name out there to create awareness and establish an individual brand identity that reflects your entire personality. The first thing your customers will see is your brand name. How you have chosen to illustrate this reinforces what sets you apart from the… Continue reading Start-ups: your branding and website are so important!

Entrepreneur tips for scaling your online business

Amy McWaters is the COO of The Hamper Emporium and is responsible for the day-to-day operations and logistics of the company, while ensuring customer satisfaction. On top of that, she is also the COO of SOL Group Australia, Australia’s leading online gifting company. Amy draws on her expertise and experience to share her insights for scaling… Continue reading Entrepreneur tips for scaling your online business

6 tips for building millions in revenue

Former HR Manager, James Trenerry turned a $40,000 debt into a successful KX Pilates franchise enterprise, generating a revenue stream of $2.5 million. Here are his tips for business success.   Define your vision A clear vision and strategy is essential to reach your goal This sets the tone for your business direction, objectives, and… Continue reading 6 tips for building millions in revenue

Let’s Talk: The X Factor

Today we’re discussing customer retention and what businesses need to do to in order to achieve the so-called “X Factor” with their audiences. Customer experience is becoming increasingly important as the ability to share positive or negative reviews online is so easy in today’s digital age – and it can be very damaging to a… Continue reading Let’s Talk: The X Factor