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Top tips for finding your niche

Finding and building a niche - a special area of demand for a product or service - could prove to be both rewarding and profitable for your business. This tactic for growth can be especially useful if you work in a competitive industry.

Going bush: A look at rural business opportunities

Whether you’re thinking about a tree change, sea change or just a get-away-from-the-city change, going rural might just give you the opportunity to get your business started.

Choosing the right daily deals site for your business offer

With over 100 daily deals sites now operating in Australia, it can be hard to decide which site is right for your business' offer. These five tips will help you ensure you get the most from your group buying experience.

GFC has left SMEs ‘once bitten, twice shy’, report finds

Despite a degree of economic stability in Australia compared with elsewhere in the world, a lack of confidence and cost containment issues are threatening to blind local SMEs to future opportunities.

Key considerations for mergers and acquisitions

Mergers and acquisitions are excellent strategies to generate growth. In many cases, the goal is often to create a sustainable competitive advantage or protect market share. However, pursuing a merger or acquisition does have its risks. So here are some key considerations for mergers and acquisitions.

Optimistic outlook for Aussie start-ups

Julian Smith blogs about the many opportunities available to Australian start-ups. "Did you know that Australia is quickly becoming an entrepreneurial paradise? After steady declines in 2008 and 2010, Australian entrepreneurial activities have returned to the pre-economic crisis levels of 2007."

Do you run away from sales pitches?

Rick Mapperson blogs about how our natural reaction to sales pitches may mean we're missing valuable business opportunities. "Sometimes a bad sales pitch is in front of a very good business."

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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...