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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...

Question: What does your business produce or supply? My business is all about photography, working on commission and in a creative sense. Enjoying a 40-year career I have just started offering Photography Workshops to share my skills and knowledge.   Question: What motivated you to start your business? When...

Sustainable Competitive Advantage By Randall Walker, Entrepreneurship Facilitator In this new 2020 business environment of constant disruption and change how can an entrepreneur plan for success? It has always been best practice to have a business model that is flexible and versatile, able to adapt to trends and...

"Entrepreneurship Is a Mindset, NOT a Skill Set!" With that in mind, here are my top 10 tips to becoming a successful entrepreneur, particularly if you are looking to jump into your first business. For seasoned entrepreneurs, hopefully these tips are ingrained into your entrepreneur mindset...

Inspiration for this post came from Andrew Griffith's fantastic book titled "Someone Has to Be The Most Expensive, Why Not Make It You?"  (this is NOT a commission based link)   With so much competition online, combined with the exponential growth of Ecommerce, here are 10 sure...

By Narelle Blackadder, Business Advisor Narelle Blackadder is the Sothern Region Business Enterprise Centre (SRBEC) Business Connect Advisor for the Southern Highlands & Shoalhaven assisting clients to maximise their business potential. Previously Narelle was a Sydney city-based recruiter. In the late 1990’s she started The Blackadder...

NSW Flood Assistance - March 2021 How can we help? Updated: 8/4/21 With all that has gone on in the last few days in our regions, we send out our most heartfelt condolences to the businesses and homes that have been affected by the ongoing floods. Given that...

To stand out above the crowd, particularly if you are an online business, the 7 Question Method is a great tool to help your business dramatically boost sales as well as being recognised as a business that listens to its customers. Answer the 7...

The 7 Steps of Selling By Randall Walker, Entrepreneurship Facilitator For many people selling is something that pushes their comfort zone, especially cold calling a prospective customer and trying to secure a sale. Selling, whether it be for products or services, is nevertheless a necessary part of...