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How to avoid being a typical mumpreneur

How to avoid being a typical mumpreneur | Transforming small business | Scoop.it
If you want to be a successful mumpreneur, there are five phrases that must never cross your lips. Ever. BY POLLY McGEE.
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Five employee induction tips from the Fair Work Ombudsman

The Fair Work Ombudsman has highlighted the importance of employee inductions, saying employers who fail to properly induct new employees risk disrupting their entire workplace.
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Government Grant funding in Australia

Government Grant funding in Australia | Transforming small business | Scoop.it
Grant funding is often overlooked as a source of capital for small business in Australia. Admittedly there are few, if any, grants for starting a business, however there are grants and other assist...
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PayPal launches new technology for small businesses to accept payments through smartphones

PayPal launches new technology for small businesses to accept payments through smartphones | Transforming small business | Scoop.it
PayPal has released a new mobile payments technology that will allow small businesses to process credit and debit card payments through smartphones, in a direct move against its main American competitor, Square.
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How can I bring myself to outsource tasks?

How can I bring myself to outsource tasks? | Transforming small business | Scoop.it
Whatever you do, make sure that you are really in control of your business, and your business isn't controlling you.
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10 affiliate marketing tips for work at home mums

10 affiliate marketing tips for work at home mums | Transforming small business | Scoop.it
When you’re a busy mum who works from home, it makes sense to look for ways you can make money in your sleep. Let me share a great example. BY CAS McCULLOUGH.
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Retail sales flat over the next four years but ecommerce and household goods set to thrive:

Retail sales flat over the next four years but ecommerce and household goods set to thrive: | Transforming small business | Scoop.it
Retail sales are only set to grow by an average of 2.5% over the next four years as the industry undergoes a structural shift resulting in a “new trend” level, a new Deloitte Access Economics report has revealed.
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National business name register set to kick off on May 28

The Australian Securities and Investments Commission has released regulatory guidance to help businesses prepare for its new national register of business names.
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10% of Australians are involved in a new business:

10% of Australians are involved in a new business: | Transforming small business | Scoop.it
Australia has cemented its position as one of the most entrepreneurial nations in the world, with a new study showing 10% of Australians were involved in the setting up or founding of a new business, just behind global leader the United States.
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The five keys to ensuring you don't crash and burn

The five keys to ensuring you don't crash and burn | Transforming small business | Scoop.it
I’ve been writing about strategy and business matters for start-ups for some time now. While there are many issues that business owners face, both on a daily and ongoing basis, there are five key things that every entrepreneur needs to know.
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ATO plans crackdown on super-dodging micro employers

ATO plans crackdown on super-dodging micro employers | Transforming small business | Scoop.it
The Australian Taxation Office is expecting 12,500 complaints this year about micro employers failing to pay employees' superannuation, amid proposed laws to crack down on the issue.
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Top 10 home-based business myths

Top 10 home-based business myths | Transforming small business | Scoop.it
The advantages of starting your business from the comfort of your own home are clear – you keep your overheads to a minimum, you eliminate the daily commute and you can be flexible with your hours.
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I’m about to an online restaurant booking service. In terms of marketing strategy, what should I do?

I’m about to an online restaurant booking service. In terms of marketing strategy, what should I do? | Transforming small business | Scoop.it
If there is one key thing I have learnt after 10 years of experience, it is this: Make your product so good that it markets itself.
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Know the right time to exit

Know the right time to exit | Transforming small business | Scoop.it
Knowing the right time to exit your business is a more important decision than deciding to go into business in the first place.
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A One per cent Small Business Tax Cut

A One per cent Small Business Tax Cut | Transforming small business | Scoop.it

There is much current debate on whether small business should receive a 1% tax cut, and the benefit to small business.

So what is the true value of this benefit? Firstly, you may not even be eligible for any benefit.

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New corporate entity on the cards for small business

The Federal Government may consider introducing a new corporate entity specifically for small businesses, which would give them access to some of the benefits that larger companies enjoy.
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The 10 digital commerce trends changing the retail sector

The 10 digital commerce trends changing the retail sector | Transforming small business | Scoop.it
Endless technological advances are having a significant impact on Australian retailers. But this year could prove to be a tipping point for some. Here are the 10 key trends changing the market.
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Pinterest – a guide for small businesses

Pinterest – a guide for small businesses | Transforming small business | Scoop.it
Even if you’ve been fully absorbed in the starting and building of your business, it will have been hard to ignore that Pinterest is creating the biggest online buzz of all the social media sites right now.
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Should I speak to existing franchisees before I sign up?

Should I speak to existing franchisees before I sign up? | Transforming small business | Scoop.it
It’s imperative you engage with a number of existing franchisees before you become one yourself.
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The three stages of a bootstrapped start-up

The three stages of a bootstrapped start-up | Transforming small business | Scoop.it
Launching a start-up can be a daunting and methodical process. However, it becomes a lot more manageable if you break it down into three distinct phases. BY BRAD LINDENBERG.
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A million contact points

A million contact points | Transforming small business | Scoop.it
Consider all the steps your customers go through before they make the decision to buy.
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ATO bean counters launch café crackdown by monitoring coffee sales

ATO bean counters launch café crackdown by monitoring coffee sales | Transforming small business | Scoop.it
The Australian Taxation Office has always had plenty of bean counters on its staff, but they’ve never taken their job literally - until now.
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Mobile Marketing: How Start-ups can Reach Customers Via Their Mobile Phones

Mobile Marketing: How Start-ups can Reach Customers Via Their Mobile Phones | Transforming small business | Scoop.it
To understand how to best use mobile marketing, we must first understand how consumers react to being targeted on the most personal of devices.
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How do you handle the constant “shocks” that come with running a start-up?

How do you handle the constant “shocks” that come with running a start-up? | Transforming small business | Scoop.it
Establishing a network of go-to people when you’re in crisis mode is crucial to your start-up’s success.
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11 early warning signs that your start-up is in trouble

11 early warning signs that your start-up is in trouble | Transforming small business | Scoop.it
We’re seeing a steady stream of businesses falling over. Last year was a horror show for many small businesses, with recent figures showing that corporate insolvencies jumped by 9.2% compared with 2010.
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