Small business growth fund backed by the big four

The big four banks – Westpac, CommonWealth, NAB and ANZ – are each participating in the federal government’s new small business growth fund. The fund is being established in order to address the need of Australian small businesses for cash in order to scale and expand, avoiding the very real potential of going further into… Continue reading Small business growth fund backed by the big four

How brands can better and effectively use influencers

Influencer marketing isn’t as simple as choosing an influencer with a high number of followers to post an ad for you. In 2019, there have been a multitude of changes that have taken place in the influencer marketing world which brands need to factor into their strategies to get the most ROI. Consumer expectations around… Continue reading How brands can better and effectively use influencers

Let’s Talk: Growth

From unicorn to decacorn – are these newly bred startups here to stay? With seemingly more and more workers breaking free from the chains of the corporate world to embark on their own business journey, seeking a better life quality and meaningfulness, we’re asking whether those startups are here to stay… or whether they will… Continue reading Let’s Talk: Growth

Growing your business insights from entrepreneur Janna DeVylder

A mix of curiosity and compassion led Janna DeVylder to study psychology and anthropology. These disciplines proved to be the launching pad that sparked a strong desire to work in ways that would improve people’s lives. How? She co-founded a design collective to help organisations understand their customers and deliver them better services and products.… Continue reading Growing your business insights from entrepreneur Janna DeVylder

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

5 Common misconceptions about social media marketing

Like most things that are trendy, everyone has something to say about social media marketing. Promoting your business on social media used to be something that only tech savvy Gen Y’ers did, but these days it seems to be mandatory no matter what your age or type of business. Because social media is fairly straightforward… Continue reading 5 Common misconceptions about social media marketing

Growing a small business is even easier with further cuts to red tape

Further cuts to red tape will save NSW business owners $815 million making owning and growing a business in NSW even easier. The red tape reforms have exceeded the $750 million June target according to the Minister for Small Business, John Barilaro and Minister for Innovation and Better Regulation, Victor Dominello. “Scaling back red tape… Continue reading Growing a small business is even easier with further cuts to red tape