In business most of us develop products or services based on what we think our customers will buy. Read more.
Ask any business owner about managing staff and most will roll their eyes then start on a rant about their team not doing what they are asked. Read more.
The most common topic of discussion amongst business owners is the lack of time we all have on a day to day basis, and it is getting worse. I was the same, feeling overextended, until I discovered a very powerful way to tilt things back in my favour. Read more.
Want your marketing to yield tangible results? An effective marketing plan is crucial for small businesses so they don’t waste time and energy on activities that don’t get results. Read more.
It’s ridiculously easy to wake up one day and find that our business is now running our life. In fact I think it happens all the time and I’ve certainly been on the receiving end of that. Read more.
I’m a strong believer in the need for any manager or business owner to be prepared to let their team fail. This concept might sound counterintuitive, or even mean, but in most instances, the lessons learnt from failure are actually far more meaningful than a lesson learnt any other way. So by letting your team fail, you can actually go a long way to building a really cohesive group. Read more.
Beware, email scammers are out to get you. They’re clever, resourceful, sneaky and highly motivated to line their own pockets. They have no conscious and they’re constantly looking for the easy win. Read more.
“The money is in the list” is an old marketing proverb that still rings true today, but with a twist: “The money is in the list of quality emails you have in your database”. Read more.
International clothing brands are making their presence felt Down Under and small business is enjoying the new fashion figures trend. Read more.
How many times have customers not paid your invoices by the due date? Many times? And how many times have you felt angry and frustrated about it? Probably many times too. The good news is that there is one simple little thing you can do to double the chance of your invoices being paid on time. Read more.
The go-ahead for the Adani Carmichael mine could be win-win for small business in regional Queensland, as well as the South East corner. Read more.
The Queensland small business community – from cafes, bars and hostels through to farms in the north of the state – can breathe a sigh of relief after the Backpacker Tax was finally settled. Read more.
Queensland small businesses will take a $58 million hit from the creation of an Easter Sunday public holiday in 2017. Read more.
Queensland small businesses face increased electricity bills after measures aimed at cutting their costs were rejected. Read more.