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Entering a competitive marketplace can be a daunting prospect; but a “different way of doing things will attract a different customer”

It’s not always what you do but the way you do things in business that secures your place in the market and a loyal...

How to build your business by working with the competition

One entrepreneur grew his niche business by collaborating with bigger companies that didn't consider him competition.

Building a business: How three tradies are, literally

If your business’ business is entirely outside the office, how do you go about doing all the essential tasks necessary for your organisation to flourish? We asked some tradies how they manage all their business essentials in between working on site.

Seven steps to a systemised and successful business

Every business has systems of some sort, but the difference between a good business and a poor one is how they are implemented. These seven steps will help you to create a well systemised business.

Five ways to hatch your next business idea

The first step in building a successful business is to stand out from the crowd. Here's a real-world, step-by-step guide to distinguishing yourself and your product.

How long will your business be profitable?

Alycia Edgar blogs about seizing the day, and taking your business to the next level. "Those that grab the reins and run with them now will have huge success; those that rest on their laurels in fancy offices will be left in an empty office."

Graham Turner: How Flight Centre soared

At a time when the air travel industry is plagued by serious problems, including security issues and soaring fuel costs, Graham Turner is still...

Sculpture by the Sea, David Handley’s sea change

From lawyer to art director of a famous exhibition; Sculpture by the Sea, David Handley explains what it takes to build an export business...

The MyDiary of Louisa Wood, from Get Positive Productions

The school diary was basic and boring until Louisa Wood decided to do something creative and enterprising about it. Winning the Nescafe Big Break,...


Why is Australia seeing fewer female CEOs?

Fewer women are running the country’s top 200 ASX-listed companies in 2020 compared to the last four years, according to the Chief...

Coronanomics – What we’ve learnt about the economics of COVID-19

If trade bought prosperity to all corners of the world, then COVID-19 is showing the dark side of an interdependent world.

Should you incorporate an AI strategy into your business?

With both government and companies eagerly adopting artificial intelligence (AI) strategies, we explore how AI could also streamline and scale your business....

‘A 10,000 per cent increase in page views in 2 weeks’: how to scale up in a crisis

As a telehealth provider, Coviu experienced a sudden surge in customer demand during the pandemic. Their website saw a 10,000 per cent...

Unemployment rate drops, defying forecasts

Official ABS figures released today show that the unemployment rate has fallen to 6.8 per cent in August, down from 7.5 per...

Qantas disrupts financial services industry with SME business loans

Qantas will start referring business frequent flyers to lending platform Valiant Finance. This partnership helps Qantas members access working capital, asset finance...

Employees willing to salary sacrifice for flexible working: Research

Research from payroll and HR software solutions provider, Ascender, shows that more than one in three (37 per cent) of Australians are...

Let’s Talk: The Right Reasons

A strong story behind a business's inception can have a powerful effect on customers. Customers may identify with a founder's back story...