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A collection of articles, stories, tips & tools designed
to keep your small business moving.

Federal Budget 2022: 9 key take-outs for small businesses

31 March 2022 | 4 min read

From tax breaks to wage subsidies to disaster funding, here are nine of the top take-outs for small businesses from the 2022-2023 Federal Budget.

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“I wish someone had told me that”: Steve Timmis, Fossey’s Gin

22 March 2022 | 7 min read

Steve Timmis of Fossey’s Gin is an experienced business owner, but a pandemic presented new challenges. Here’s how he tackled them and achieved 40% YOY growth.

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5 things to consider before dipping into your personal savings

14 March 2022 | 6 min read

A business owner who borrowed from her personal finances on what she learnt, and an accountant on what to consider when deciding whether to dip into savings.

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How this bike company survived the pandemic by adding new revenue streams

08 March 2022 | 4 min read

A bike hire company quickly changed its business model and found more opportunities for growth.

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Business lessons from film and television

07 March 2022 | 4 min read

The Breakfast Club, Moneyball, and Squid Game may not seem the most obvious sources of business inspiration – but if you look deep enough they’re jam-packed with lessons to help your business deliver Oscar-winning performances each and every day.

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How three tourism businesses are gearing up for 2022

01 March 2022 | 4 min read

Three tourism businesses share how they’ve adapted to restrictions, uncertainty and supply chain challenges, and what they’re doing to buoy consumer confidence.

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Lessons from lockdown: How two Melbourne businesses thrived

21 February 2022 | 4 min read

Find out how two Melbourne businesses changed direction and invested in digital marketing to ensure lockdown was not a setback.

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The end of the EFTPOS machine? Going cashless and cardless

14 February 2022 | 4 min read

Cash withdrawals have decreased, cashless businesses have ballooned, cardless payments have increased. New payment technology is on the horizon.

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Inside a social enterprise: MOA Coffee Co

07 February 2022 | 5 min read

Coffee subscription brand MOA Coffee Co is fuelled by a genuine desire to do good. Here’s founder Lyndell Fogarty’s tips for social enterprise success.

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Supply chain solutions: How Storm in a D Cup is balancing stock, staff and service

31 January 2022 | 5 min read

Supply chain disruption isn’t going anywhere quickly. We asked Storm in a D Cup CEO Esther Labi how she keeps bricks & mortar and international ecommerce going.

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6 podcasts business owners are listening to now (+2 they should be)

24 January 2022 | 6 min read

Business owners share their favourite podcasts for marketing tips, pricing strategies, wellbeing and more.

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The essential small business event calendar 2022

21 January 2022 | 9 min read

Prepare for every occasion and sales opportunity in 2022 – hit ‘add to calendar’ on these key dates.

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Business lessons from film and television

07 March 2022 | 4 min read

The Breakfast Club, Moneyball, and Squid Game may not seem the most obvious sources of business inspiration – but if you look deep enough they’re jam-packed with lessons to help your business deliver Oscar-winning performances each and every day.

View more

The essential small business event calendar 2022

21 January 2022 | 9 min read

Prepare for every occasion and sales opportunity in 2022 – hit ‘add to calendar’ on these key dates.

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Small business government support: a state-by-state guide

27 July 2021 | 10 min read

We have summarised some helpful information on the Government small business support packages designed to help businesses impacted by the recent lockdowns.

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Success stories

How this bike company survived the pandemic by adding new revenue streams

08 March 2022 | 4 min read

A bike hire company quickly changed its business model and found more opportunities for growth.

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How Stoned Crystals became one of Australia’s fastest growing companies

17 January 2022 | 5 min read

Stoned Crystals went from Ashley’s home office to being recognised as one of Australia’s fastest growing companies. Find out how they did it.

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This time tomorrow: Partnership and progress

22 November 2021 | 4 min read

We revisit Kim and Frank Malone at KDS to hear about how managing cash flow helped them expand in 2021, and their business growth plans for 2022.

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