Businesses should already be planning Christmas campaigns: Pinterest data

Christmas is months away and probably not at the top of many business owners’ lists at the moment, however Carin Lee-Skelton, ANZ Country Manager for Pinterest, says that brands who are not already thinking about Christmas will fall behind.  Searches for Christmas related topics have hugely increased and people seem to be more impatient than ever… Continue reading Businesses should already be planning Christmas campaigns: Pinterest data

Make Christmas season the most wonderful time to win customers

For retail, November to December is typically the most wonderful time of the year, from a revenue point of view! On average, Australians spent $375 each during the recent Black Friday and Cyber Monday sales period, equating to total sales of around $1.3 billion . Next up is Christmas, with Roy Morgan predicting that Australians… Continue reading Make Christmas season the most wonderful time to win customers

8 tips for maintaining cash flow during the festive season

Juggling cash flow is hard at the best of times in small business, but it’s super tricky during the Christmas and New Year period when many businesses close and consumers go on holiday. If you find the silly season a little stressful, you’re not alone. All small business – regardless of industry sector – struggles… Continue reading 8 tips for maintaining cash flow during the festive season

2020 vision: Setting your small business up for success in the year ahead

Chris Strode, founder of Invoice2go

As the weather warms up and Christmas carols fill the air, many Aussies are starting to think about their summer holiday plans and how they can make the most of the sun. Meanwhile, many small business owners are occupied by work to hit the ground running in the new year. The dawn of a new… Continue reading 2020 vision: Setting your small business up for success in the year ahead

SMEs expect no growth at Christmas due to competition… despite inadequate planning

SME operators not only predict a lack of sales over the Christmas retail period, they also expect to be short on spare time, according to MYOB.  The cloud accounting provider’s latest SME snapshot reveals that business confidence is down due to the threat of bigger and online retailers entering the market from overseas. The majority… Continue reading SMEs expect no growth at Christmas due to competition… despite inadequate planning