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How to spot a business-wrecking customer

When you start a business, it isn't just about what you do well that ensures your path to success, but also what your customers do well. Follow these key rules to ensure your customers build, rather than break, your start-up.
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Making Change Happen, and Making It Stick

Making Change Happen, and Making It Stick | Transforming small business | Scoop.it
Five factors make the greatest difference in fostering the new behaviors needed for a transformation. All of them reflect the basic importance of people in implementing and embedding change.
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The Rise of Custom Content

The Custom Content Council recently released a survey showing the growing role custom content is playing in marketing.
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Entrepreneurs reveal their cashflow commandments

Entrepreneurs reveal their cashflow commandments | Transforming small business | Scoop.it
While the Australian economy is outperforming most of the developed world, SMEs are being slayed by rising costs and delayed payments. Don't get caught out.
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Revealed: The 10 secrets of the Start-up 50’s success

If any further evidence was needed of the changing face of Australian business, this year’s Start-up 50 provides it in buckets.
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Avoid getting soaked in the greenwash - Greening your Business

Avoid getting soaked in the greenwash - Greening your Business | Transforming small business | Scoop.it
The main issue to consider before commencing any green marketing communications is motive. Here’s the right one.
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Sky-high dollar may cause SMEs to crash

Australian exporters are being encouraged to look at ways to ride out the record Australian dollar, with experts saying many small businesses are not equipped to deal with the soaring currency.
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Mobile and P2P Payments Options Exploding

It's getting crowded in the mobile and peer-to-peer (P2P) payments space. A wide range of companies are trying to position themselves for the expected growth in this industry...
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Sham Contracting Crackdown: Hair and Beauty, Cleaning, Call Centres

The Fair Work Ombudsman will conduct audits on three industries – hair and beauty, cleaning and call centres – as part of a major crackdown on sham contracting.
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AVG warns SMEs to secure corporate smartphones as new survey reveals users ignorant of dangers

AVG warns SMEs to secure corporate smartphones as new survey reveals users ignorant of dangers.
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ATO: Carried-Forward Tax Losses, SMEs Targeted

The ATO is contacting small businesses identified as targets in its campaign to clamp down on tax losses.
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Could Your Business Survive Without Customer Service? - Barkly Social Club

Could Your Business Survive Without Customer Service? - Barkly Social Club | Transforming small business | Scoop.it
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Why you MUST know you are paying staff the right amount - Melbourne retailer ordered by Fair Work Ombudsman to back-pay $500,000 in wages

A Melbourne fruit and vegetable retailer has been forced to backpay 265 workers over $500,000 in wages and benefits by the Fair Work Ombudsman.
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Tips on Choosing Your Target Customer | Rinforsideweb Blog

Tips on Choosing Your Target Customer | Rinforsideweb Blog | Transforming small business | Scoop.it
Targeting the right prospects can mean the difference between success and failure. This is especially true for start-ups and small businesses looking to turn a profit.
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ACTU’s attack on contractors will have huge ramifications: Gottliebsen

Jeff Lawrence has confirmed contractors' worst fears – the unions will be putting more pressure than ever on Labor to implement a raft of devastating new industrial relations laws.
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Cyber attacks surge as criminals target social media, mobiles

Computer security firm Symantec has revealed that a staggering 286 million new cyber threats emerged during 2010.
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ATO figures show Government’s standard tax deduction plan may not entice workers

Taxpayers are urged to do the maths on their workplace-related expenses, as Tax Office figures show average claims well exceed the Government's planned standard deduction level of $500.
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How to master the art of being wrong

How to master the art of being wrong | Transforming small business | Scoop.it
What do Walt Disney, Bill Gates and Abraham Lincoln have in common? They all failed in their first business venture, but they didn't let that stop them.
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MasterCard, PayPass: Merchants Must Install Tap-and-go System

MasterCard has unveiled an ambitious plan to make contactless payment technology a standard feature by 2012.
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Small businesses shun overdrafts for plastic...

A new report reveals small businesses are increasingly opting for credit cards over arranged overdrafts in order to manage cashflow.
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BigBelly, Solar-Powered Rubbish Bins: Start-up Idea - Planning

BigBelly, Solar-Powered Rubbish Bins: Start-up Idea - Planning | Transforming small business | Scoop.it
Solar-powered rubbish bins that compact their own litter recently went on trial in the UK, indicating the industry could be set for a breakthrough in Australia.
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"Mice ate my tax records" just doesn’t cut it!

"Mice ate my tax records" just doesn’t cut it! | Transforming small business | Scoop.it
In this day and age, the keeping of records should be taken very seriously should the ATO does an audit. Excuses just won't cut it.
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Dealing With Growing Pains

How you deal with growth will set you apart from your competitors and position your business onto the path to success.
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Watch out for False Government Grant Websites: ACCC Issues Warning

Small businesses should be wary of scam websites claiming access to government grants, according to the ACCC.
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Considering self manged super? - Avoid the seven sins of new SMSFs

Considering self manged super? - Avoid the seven sins of new SMSFs | Transforming small business | Scoop.it
In reality, many people who set up SMSFs might be better leaving their retirement savings in large public-offer funds.
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