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Given the current challenges we’re all facing as small business owners, this month I’d like to turn the tables and reach out to YOU for assistance. I’d love to hear your tips on how you’ve managed to overcome a challenge or frustration within your business. Or...

Question 1: What does your business produce or supply? It produces art… and creative confidence! I’m Sharon – a mixed media abstract artist based in Kiama, NSW. I’ve spent more than 20 years creating, exhibiting and selling my original artworks and prints. I also run art...

I didn’t know “languishing” was the term used to describe the feeling of mid-pandemic funk until I came across it in a NY Times article, but it sure fits. “Languishing” describes the mental state whereby we’re neither depressed nor flourishing. It’s the bit in the middle;...

The two biggest factors influencing your business’s gross profitability (or loss!) are the number of sales generated and the price of the products sold. Pricing is all about generating, maintaining and growing margins within your business. When you establish a suitable pricing strategy, it fits with your...

With the pandemic still upon us, now is the time to reposition your business. Going online or enhancing your existing online ecommerce presence, might just be mission critical to your business’s survival – or successful retail launch. These 5 steps will not only help you get...

Question: What does your business produce or supply? I provide high end professional images for corporate clients, for example I shoot corporate portraits and then usually the production images related to that company. Some of the services and business products are:  Virtual Tour services, drone and video...

9 Tips to Living Healthier and Having More Energy I don’t know about you, but besides becoming increasingly anxious over Corona Virus, whilst trying to stay in business and/or keeping a job, it’s fast becoming the new norm to feel exhausted at the end of each...

Surprise!…It's Now the Top 15  10 Tips to Avoid Procrastination! (I could not stop, once I stopped procrastinating over writing this article!!) Procrastination is simply putting off things that you should be doing right now in favour of something that is more enjoyable or that you are more...

Question: What does your business produce or supply? We supply locally assembled walk-in baths from imported and local sourced components. These are baths for people with limited mobility (due to age or disability) so they can still obtain the enjoyment of a good soak in privacy,...

Grant Finder Tools   Disaster Assistance Finder https://disasterassistance.service.nsw.gov.au/   NSW Small Business Fees and Charges Rebates https://www.service.nsw.gov.au/small-business-fees-and-charges-rebate   Covid 19 Assistance Finder https://disasterassistance.service.nsw.gov.au/covid Flood Disaster Recovery Grant https://www.service.nsw.gov.au/transaction/apply-flood-disaster-recovery-small-business-grant   Federal Grants and Programs https://business.gov.au/Grants-and-Programs   NSW Grants and Programs NSW Regional Skills Relocation Grant Energy discounts and incentives Minimum Viable Product grants Building Partnerships grants Travel grant for regional startups Western Sydney...