Is it time to restructure your small business?

in Growing by Nigel Bowen
(11 Ratings)

A restructure is an activity most commonly associated with major corporations, however, small businesses face exactly the same economic imperatives and have just as much need to periodically shake things up to stay competitive ...

Does your business need bigger premises?

in Growing by Adeline Teoh
(3 Ratings)

As your business grows, you need to consider how to use the resources you have: do you stretch them or do you upgrade? One decision not to be taken lightly is whether to move into bigger premises. Here are some considerations to make before you move ...

Nine ways to capitalise on business profit

in Growing by Nigel Bowen
(1 Rating)

You've been reviewing your company's financial performance and discovered there's more money coming in than going out. Here are a few suggestions on how to capitalise on that business profit ...

Get inside the mind of online shoppers

in Growing by Jonathan Crossfield
(1 Rating)

Online shoppers aren't that different to offline shoppers, really. The same broad behaviours apply, whether buying from a website or a high-street store. So while it's tempting to think only in terms of total traffic, repeat visits and shopping cart conversions, E-commerce is about more than numbers on a spreadsheet. Data is important, but the insights from that data are far more valuable ...

Will 2014 be a good year for startup business?

in Growing by Jonathan Crossfield
(1 Rating)

Sometimes, predicting the business benefits of the coming year is like staring at the tea leaves in the bottom of a cup. Things can change extremely quickly, and there are so many variables to choose from. Yet, there are definitely some good omens to suggest that 2014 may be a good year for startup business and entrepreneurs looking to leave their mark ...

Network your way to business growth

in Growing by Graham Hardy
(1 Rating)

It’s common knowledge that LinkedIn is an essential online networking tool for business owners and professionals. With this in mind, it is important to remember that the professional networking platform should complement other networking activities, rather than act as a substitute for offline networking and meeting people face to face. Building interpersonal connections is an effective way through which you can grow your business ...

Treat your business plan like a roadtrip

in Growing by Brian Moran
(2 Ratings)

Who doesn’t like road trips? On TV and in the movies, road trips are the ultimate getaway from reality. Pack a duffel bag, grab a few friends, and hit the open road without a care in the world. I’ve taken dozens of road trips in my life—most were good to excellent and some were downright awful. One thing I learned from all my trips is that the more I planned ahead of time, the more likely it was that I would have a good experience ...

Is small business more important to regional communities?

in Growing by The Business Room
(1 Rating)

In a speech at the recent Sustainable Economic Growth for Regional Australia (SEGRA) conference, Warren Truss, Deputy Prime Minister and Minister for Infrastructure and Regional Development, acknowledged the importance of small business to regional communities, saying that it, “powers regional employment and regional economies” ...

Adelaide butcher urges Sunrise viewers to Shop Small

in Growing by The Business Room
(6 Ratings)

Local Adelaide butcher, Ken Fox, made an appeal to the public on Channel Seven’s Sunrise program to Shop Small. Fox, who owns a shop in Dulwich, told Sunrise hosts David Koch (a.k.a. “Kochie”) and Samantha Armytage that it was “tough out there” for small businesses ...

Shop Small bringing busy business

in Growing by The Business Room
(0 Rating)

As part of the Shop Small campaign, Victoria’s Leader Newspapers are putting the spotlight on some great small businesses. This month they visited the Melbourne inner-northern suburb of Northcote – a veritable treasure trove of small business gems ...

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Poll Results

How many hours do you work on your business each week?

  • 20-30
  • 30-40
  • 40-50
  • 50-60

Poll Results

How many hours do you work on your business each week?

20-30: 18%
30-40: 18%
40-50: 23%
50-60: 41%