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Are you cyber-secure when working remotely?

For small and medium businesses that have shifted some or all of their activities to remote working, it’s important to consider whether your cyber-security measures are enough ...

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4 ways to fix your online checkout experience

With these simple changes, your business can revitalise its online checkout experience to meet your customers’ expectations – and to keep them coming back.

Telstra Business Intelligence Report 2020 on Digital Marketing
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While no two small or medium-sized businesses are identical, there’s one thing that most share – a scarcity of resources. When you’re overseeing daily operations, it can be challenging to personally stay ahead of tech developments and their implications for your business. On the other hand, outsourcing expertise in the form of reports and consultan...

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Hospitality goes digital: 3 ways venues are adapting to COVID-19

Social togetherness is the essence of the hospitality industry. When this core ingredient was taken away from cafes, bars and restaurants, many were forced to change their usua...

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Responding to COVID-19: A Q&A with Cat Webb, owner and operator of Good Times Pilates

Good Times Pilates in Melbourne’s inner-north is more than just a place to work out. If you’ve been before, you’ll remember the delightful scent, the quality service and the su...

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Make working from home work for you

Turn your home office into a productive hub by dressing the part, utilising time-saving technology and maintaining work-life balance. If you have the right building blocks in p...

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Make this year your best yet with a mobile-friendly website built for your business. We will work with you to build, write, design and launch your website in just 10 days, plus we’ll promote and optimise your online activity to help increase your sales. With little time and so much choice, you might need a helping hand. With Telstra Business Digita...

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Cloud scaling spares you red faces and angry customers

Any small business in the digital age needs to get serious about cloud scaling – to avoid the embarrassment and irate customer response prompted by an underperforming or unavai...

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Four plug-ins and add-ons to consider when choosing an e-commerce platform

Setting up an online shop isn’t as big a deal as it once was. You don’t need to spend a heap of money getting a web coder to custom-make your website or know how to code yourse...

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How e-commerce changed retail

The introduction of e-commerce has drastically changed the retail landscape. But what does the digitisation of operations mean for Aussie businesses? E-commerce offers a huge o...

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When your tech fails

Technology is so important to a modern small business that even the smallest IT glitch can have enormous consequences. But there are ways to minimise – and even avoid – the dam...

Kate Save: Is there such a thing as too much success, too quickly?
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Kate Save: Is there such a thing as too much success, too quickly?

Kate Save, alongside her co-founder Dr Geoffrey Draper and the team at Be Fit Food, has experienced massive growth and overcome many challenges since launching her business in ...

Julie Mathers of Flora & Fauna
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How Flora & Fauna’s Julie Mathers made her business bloom

Julie Mathers is the founder of Flora & Fauna, an online store specialising in vegan and eco-friendly products, and 2018 Telstra New South Wales Small and Succeeding Business A...

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Julie Mathers: How I made my ‘ideal’ business

Julie Mathers and Flora & Fauna are proof that ethics and business can go hand in hand. With Flora & Fauna, Julie has combined her extensive experience in, and love of, retail ...

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Leading a small business in the digital era

Traveling around the country speaking with business owners, the resounding message that Red Balloon founder Naomi Simson hears is that “business is not getting any easier”. Fin...

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Scale your business without the growing pains

Growing from small to medium in business can be more complex, difficult and confusing than when you first got established. So where do you devote your energy? As any entrepre...

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Make working from home work for you

Turn your home office into a productive hub by dressing the part, utilising time-saving technology and maintaining work-life balance. If you have the right building blocks in p...

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How-to: Three ways to create the perfect home office

Take our tips for setting up a home office that helps you stay as productive as ever while you work from home.

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Finding balance: Outsourcing with David Whittaker of Manly Spirits Co.

Running a small business can be rewarding but with so many tasks vying for your attention, it can be difficult to find the time to focus on what’s really important: producing a...

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A closer look: Technology solutions for working flexibly

Today’s tech makes working from home not just possible but also efficient and effective. Technology has radically transformed the way we work. We work from home or the office, ...

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Outsourcing: A Q&A with Tammy Barton, founder and director of MyBudget

If you run a business in the digital age, you’re probably aware of the importance of digital marketing. With the online space dominating more of our lives, grabbing an audience’s attention is crucial. Here, we talk to Tammy Barton, founder and director of Australian financial services company MyBudget, about her experience with outsourcing digital ...

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Quick 5: Data back-ups explained

For all businesses, failing to back-up data can have drastic consequences. Here are five back-up essentials you need to know about. Backing up your data may seem a mundane task. For small businesses in particular, data back-ups may be an unwanted diversion from serving customers and growing your business – but both physical and cyber-threats aren’...

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How-to: Start your own small business cyber-security health check

Have you conducted a complete cyber-security health check for your business? For many small business owners, the answer isn’t a definitive ’yes’ or ‘no’ – because while they ma...

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How-to: Leverage your customer data for business success

Data science is big news, with many consultants promising that big data holds the key to business success. Here’s how you can keep up, even if your budget is low. For busy smal...

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What is a VPN and do you need one?

If regular news of high-profile cyber-attacks across the world teaches us anything, it’s that every business, regardless of size, needs to take its security more seriously. T...

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How-to: Choose the right cloud model for you

Did you know 65 per cent of Australian organisations experienced a major disruption due to a cyber breach last year? It can be an ongoing challenge to maintain your business’s ...

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Responding to COVID-19: A Q&A with William On, CEO and co-founder of Shippit

Shippit is a technology platform that powers delivery for retailers across Australia, connecting e-commerce stores with courier companies. When the realities of COVID-19 struck...

Cat Webb of Good Times Pilates
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Responding to COVID-19: A Q&A with Cat Webb, owner and operator of Good Times Pilates

Good Times Pilates in Melbourne’s inner-north is more than just a place to work out. If you’ve been before, you’ll remember the delightful scent, the quality service and the su...

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How-to: Keep your business thriving during COVID-19

Australian businesses are adapting to life in the time of COVID-19. With some quick thinking and a little ingenuity, businesses across the country are finding opportunity in th...

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Our hook: A look behind Freddy’s branding

Freddy’s co-owner Daniel Leuzzi knew that his first restaurant had to stand out from the crowd in the sea of neon signage and precise typefaces that characterise the buzzing fo...

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Responding to COVID-19: How The Digital Picnic reshaped its content strategy

Melbourne-based digital agency The Digital Picnic provides its readers with engaging blog posts and consistent social media content. When COVID-19 struck, the business’s online...

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4 ways to fix your online checkout experience

With these simple changes, your business can revitalise its online checkout experience to meet your customers’ expectations – and to keep them coming back.