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Innovation and export: How SMEs can get ahead overseas

Innovation and export: How SMEs can get ahead overseas

Australia’s small business exporters have three things in common: they are optimistic, they are confident and most importantly, they are innovative. When this translates to the international market through exporting, these traits are even more important to success. As small and medium enterprises (SME) move into the global marketplace, they have the opportunity to learn […]

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A story rarely told: Some start-ups refute alarming failure statistics and exceed expectations

A story rarely told: Some start-ups refute alarming failure statistics and exceed expectations

Small business failure rates are alarming – or so we are told. Along every avenue of research an enthusiastic entrepreneur will take, their spark, at some point, will be doused by bold assertions: “8 Out of 10 entrepreneurs who start businesses fail within the first 18 months” (www.forbes.com). For anyone in the throes of a new business […]

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Three things CFOs need to know about their data

Three things CFOs need to know about their data

To unlock the real value of a company’s data, CFOs must develop an enterprise-wide strategy, and set clear priorities that map to business and financial outcomes. In the last few years many organisations have started to develop enterprise wide big data strategies but businesses are still far from discovering how data can deliver real insight […]

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An industry “slow to embrace technology” – until there’s a real need for a solution

An industry “slow to embrace technology” – until there’s a real need for a solution

“Universities will want to play a role, industries will want to play a role, start-ups will want to play a role.” These were the words of NSW Premier Mike Baird recently speaking to the ABC about plans to transform Sydney’s inner-west foreshore into a new tech hub. A development some say is long overdue – not least, one […]

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How to increase your business tenfold in less than two years

How to increase your business tenfold in less than two years

When you first set up your business, you probably dived in head over heels, researching, forming new relationships, setting up an office space, and organising your daily operations. Your blood, sweat, and tears were most likely sacrificed for the cause, alongside investing your time and money. For those who survived the challenging start up process […]

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Website monitoring: A make or break necessity for every business

Website monitoring: A make or break necessity for every business

Today, there are  businesses that rely extensively on their websites to create various touch-points with their stakeholders. Consumers can find everything from clothes, accessories, and electronics to even carton boxes for their packaging needs and nannies for their little ones, online. Boxbee.com provides boxes and storage space for your material and it guarantees delivery on your […]

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Is your online shopping experience geared to maximise the splurge of the silly season?

Is your online shopping experience geared to maximise the splurge of the silly season?

As the end of the year draws near, online retailers need to turn their mind to making the most of the spending silly season – you don’t want to find yourself caught out when December rolls around. Holiday pre-season marketing has begun – major retailers are beginning to train employees to serve the holiday shopper, festive catalogs […]

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6 Ways to protect your business and personal information on Facebook

6 Ways to protect your business and personal information on Facebook

We all love to connect with our friends and family online. Whether it’s the fun of choosing the best angle for your selfie, finding long-lost school friends or talking about the latest trends or news, 11 million Australians make Facebook a daily habit. In Facebook’s monthly hot topics data for September, we saw the Pope, […]

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Choosing the right equipment finance for your business

Choosing the right equipment finance for your business

Are you looking for the right deal on equipment finance? Equipment finance isn’t as straightforward as something is as car finance is. Equipment finance is tricky depending on what kind of equipment you’re looking to acquire. Cars generally depreciate over time at a uniform rate. Equipment such as computers can depreciate in seconds, when completely […]

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