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Liz Jones is named Telstra Victorian Business Woman of the Year 2019

Liz Jones is named Telstra Victorian Business Woman of the Year 2019

Liz Jones, Telstra Victorian Business Woman of the Year 2019Liz Jones, Chief Executive Officer of Lotus, a Melbourne-based manufacturer of folding walls and doors, is the 2019 Telstra Victorian Business Woman of the Year. Ms Jones leads the business, which creates adaptable spaces and acoustic solutions for the commercial building …

How to Take Your Business Global

How to Take Your Business Global

Photo by Kyle Ryan on UnsplashMost businesses begin by focusing on a local market. Whether that’s your hometown or your entire country, you will establish processes, marketing and pretty much every facet of your business to suit where you are. However, if all goes well and you decide to take what you’ve got to the international stage, you’ll need to make some changes. Expanding internationally offers incredible opportunities from extending the sales life of existing products and services by finding new markets to sell them in and protecting your business…

How To Ask For Help With Your Business

How To Ask For Help With Your Business

Photo by Carl Heyerdahl on UnsplashWhen it comes to being in business, it’s really easy to assume that you need to be able to do everything yourself. But you don’t. Of course, you need to have the ideas and then the drive to get set up. But when it comes to running the show, it’s absolutely okay to ask for help. In fact, it’s smart for you to ask for help. Because you might be good at business…

Business And Busy-Ness: Running A Company From Home Healthily

Business And Busy-Ness: Running A Company From Home Healthily

Image by FirmBee on PixabayWhen we are constantly on the go, being so busy in life, it seems that work and life blend into one indistinguishable chunk. As such, a lot of us look to work from home more. And perhaps you’ve been giving consideration to running a business from home, not just because it gives you the opportunity to spend more time with your family, but you will also save money as a result. Whether you are working from home more, or you’re looking to set up a business from the comfort of your own…

Social media marketing can be a fantastic way to generate profits

Social media marketing can be a fantastic way to generate profits

Social media platforms are a constant daily presence in our lives. They are not only for people looking to stay in touch with friends and families, in fact, they are making their way into many elements of our lives at a fast rate. Businesses can benefit a great deal from having accounts on websites such as Facebook, Twitter, or Instagram, as well as the many other social media platforms out there. These websites are ideal for companies who want to reach out to their clientele and improve their ROI. You’ll find that many more…

6 Tips for Effective Communication with Clients

6 Tips for Effective Communication with Clients

Smart client communication is at the crux of a successful business. No matter how amazing your offerings are, if you fail to interact properly with clients- you can never achieve the desired conversions. Having said that, it’s to note here effective client communication is no rocket science. It’s just that you have to be careful of some basic strategies to ensure a strong impression before your potential clients. The post below offers pro tips on assuring…

Corporate Clothing – 5 Creative Ideas For Your Team Uniform

Corporate Clothing – 5 Creative Ideas For Your Team Uniform

Stock photo © Ruslan Olinchuk Source: Dreamstime.comStandardising fashion in the workspace has long been a part of employment. Anyone who has ever worked in retail, food service or many of the other industries requiring uniforms knows the discomfort of wearing uniforms that are ill-fitting…

A Lesson in Liability – Understanding BAS Statements

A Lesson in Liability – Understanding BAS Statements

Image source: Entrepreneur.comWhen it comes to managing your business accounts, you want to be sure you get it right. You can choose the right people for the job and utilise the best software packages on the market but it’s important to gain some kind of understanding of what’s required of you. You don’t …

6 Creative Window Decal Ideas to Boost Foot Traffic to Your Store

6 Creative Window Decal Ideas to Boost Foot Traffic to Your Store

Stock photo by fotoliaAny good business owner is familiar with the benefits of a finely crafted window decal on a storefront window. Instead of walking past a blank window, potential customers can be tantalized by the imagery or signage you decide to put up on your windows. But how…

Six Strengths That Drive Engagement, Productivity, and Growth within Organisations

Six Strengths That Drive Engagement, Productivity, and Growth within Organisations

Management is one of the most important factors in developing an engaged, productive team, as maintaining and improving performance can often be a complex and demanding task. However, positive psychology, and in particular strengths coaching, provides a way forward. Research shows that managers account for up to 70% of the variance in employee engagement levels. One of the key findings was that strengths-based approaches to leadership almost doubled engagement, compared to more traditional management…

How business can help their employees to avoid loneliness in the digital age

How business can help their employees to avoid loneliness in the digital age

With the new year in full swing and everyone now back at work, it’s a good time to reflect on the quality of our connection with our co-workers. This seems especially relevant now as more people are working remotely from home, commuting longer distances for …

Domain Name Generators for the New GTLD Domain Era That Work

Domain Name Generators for the New GTLD Domain Era That Work

If you have tried to purchase a domain name over the last decade, you can attest to the difficulty in finding your first choice domain name available for registration. The difficulty level is even higher when you are looking to register a .com domain name. It is for this reason that new business owners include domain name availability as a major part of their branding decision. Fortunately, the last few years have seen the Internet Corporation for Assigned Names and Numbers (ICANN) release more generic top level domains. Their …

Infographic: The Top Logo Trends of 2017

Infographic: The Top Logo Trends of 2017

While some corporate logos remain familiar over a period of many years, according to the Outré branding agency London, both they, and their shorter-lived counterparts, are affected to a certain extent by the latest trends in corporate logo and emblem design. From broken letters to moving parts, here’s what we think will be hot this year.

New Baby, New Business: Inspiring Ideas for Moms Who Want to Work From Home

New Baby, New Business: Inspiring Ideas for Moms Who Want to Work From Home

As a new mom, you need more flexibility in your life than before. One way you can make this happen is by starting your own home-based business. This will give you more time to spend with your child and an opportunity to make some extra money. Here are some ideas for starting a successful home business amid the diapers and drool. Write Children’s Books Freelance writing is a relatively easy career to break into especially if you write well, pay attention to grammar and you …

Infographic: 10 ways to make your warehouse more efficient

Infographic: 10 ways to make your warehouse more efficient

This infographic will take you through 10 ways to make your warehouse more efficient, including: creating a warehouse within a warehouse; investigating new technology and implementing an equitable incentive program for pickers. If you would like to streamline your distribution operations follow the suggestions in this infographic brought to you by PeopleVox.

Virtual Offices VS Traditional Offices

Virtual Offices VS Traditional Offices

I will take you through some advantages for virtual office and the advantages of traditional offices, I will also compare how each is a benefit to the business and which one would be the best to use. Loc8 commercial have provided us with this great content who are known for finding your dream …

How video marketing can help to promote your brand

How video marketing can help to promote your brand

Video marketing continues to gain popularity on various business fronts and as a business owner; you need to consider this option. Statistics indicate that the use of an explainer video to market or advertise businesses has tremendous advantages and gains than most options available out there. Here are some of those statistics to give you insight on how video marketing can …

Tips for Making a Professional Looking Video on a Budget

Tips for Making a Professional Looking Video on a Budget

According to Cisco’s Visual Networking Index (VNI), by 2020 82% percent of all internet traffic (both consumer and business) will be video. To remain competitive, businesses will have to produce some type of original video content as part of their marketing strategy. While there are many professional…

‘Pay-for-Pounds’ Contests Prompting Workplace Weight Loss

‘Pay-for-Pounds’ Contests Prompting Workplace Weight Loss

:::Four Key Marketing Strategies Helping Business Groups of all Sizes ‘Diet for Dollars’ to Boost Bottom Lines as Innovative Workplace Wellness Approach::: Courtesy of HealthyWage While the modern-day workplace is rife with technology and other advancements that have made it more efficient, productive and profitable from a business standpoint, it seems much of that progress is having an adverse effect on the …

HED: Staying Competitive With Big Players

HED: Staying Competitive With Big Players

Running a business is, without a doubt, a challenge filled with rewards and extreme moments of frustrations. Behemoth companies with deep pockets have access to a plethora of resources—whether it’s marketing, lead generation or technology—to keep their business thriving, while many smaller outfits find themselves at the roundtable mulling over new strategies to keep up with the …