How to get your retail business ready for Christmas

Posted on November 29, 2021Categories Small business, Tips

After a strange year, full of lockdowns, downturns and business turmoil, there’s finally a few Christmas lights twinkling at the end of the tunnel. Many Australian small businesses will be banking on a bountiful holiday season to fill the till and begin bouncing back. In fact, it may be critical to survival. This means that the canny business owner will be looking to gain every possible edge to maximise their cash flow and profits through the festive season. Will you … Continue reading “How to get your retail business ready for Christmas”

Small changes that will improve your sales

Posted on November 18, 2021Categories Small business, Technology, Tips

If you want to maximise your business’s sales without reinventing the wheel, you’ll have to consider making small changes that can have large impacts on sales. Racking up sales, generating revenue and keeping your cash flow positive is the name of the game when it comes to operating a successful small business. Yes, there are several pivotal business considerations and activities you’ll also need to tackle, but if your till isn’t ringing with regularity, your trading days are under threat. … Continue reading “Small changes that will improve your sales”

Eight biggest surprises when starting a business

Posted on October 29, 2021Categories Small business, Tips, Uncategorised

Surprise! Didn’t see that business curveball coming, did you? Well, you’re not alone. Starting a small business is a minefield of unexpected realities. So, put your rose-tinted glasses to the side and come and learn some of the biggest surprises for fresh-faced business owners. 1) Getting customers is really difficult! You have a solid business idea, some industry leading products, a gorgeous website, and a lot of social media moxie. But where are your customers? Don’t underestimate the relentless energy … Continue reading “Eight biggest surprises when starting a business”

10 accounting mistakes new businesses should avoid

Posted on July 29, 2021Categories Small business, Tips

Good accounting practices play a major role in small business management because it helps you track the overall financial health of your company. Poor accounting, on the other hand, may hamper your business’s growth and success. Many startup companies handle accounting and bookkeeping themselves to save on overhead costs. But if you’re not well-versed in handling finances, you might be putting unnecessary strain on your business. In this article, we’ll share 10 accounting mistakes new businesses should avoid. 1. Doing … Continue reading “10 accounting mistakes new businesses should avoid”

Small business ideas that are killing it in 2021

Posted on June 18, 2021Categories Small business, Technology, Tips

Are you cogitating about starting a business but unsure of your idea’s chance of success? Maybe you’re looking for something full time or you just want to launch a side hustle to pursue in your spare time? Let’s look at some of 2021’s strongest small business ideas that are suited to new and emerging markets, plus we’ll break down ways of conducting business. 1) Home improvement services The last decade has seen the strongest growth in property prices Australia has … Continue reading “Small business ideas that are killing it in 2021”

Best ways to show off your portfolio online

Posted on June 4, 2021Categories Small business, Technology, Tips

Whether you’re behind the wheel of your own creative business, hopping on the freelance train or pursuing a side hustle – you’re going to need an online portfolio to show off your creations. You might be a graphic artist, writer, photographer or engaged in a craft which benefits from an organised and polished display of your best work. If you want to achieve creative success, you need to showcase your gifts in the most accessible and attractive way possible. Don’t … Continue reading “Best ways to show off your portfolio online”