10 ways to get more done in less time

9:01PM | Wednesday, 12 September 2012 | Amanda Jesnoewski

As a mumpreneur, the effectiveness of your business depends on how efficiently you work. Here are 10 ways to boost your productivity by working smarter. BY AMANDA JESNOEWSKI.

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How to master face-to-face networking: Part one

9:50PM | Wednesday, 12 September 2012 | Linnet Hunter

As a soloist, building strong business networks is an essential part of marketing your business. If you’re a little on the shy side, here are five tips to help you out. BY LINNET HUNTER.

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Focus groups can shift your focus

9:22PM | Tuesday, 11 September 2012 | Walid El-Khoury

Focus groups serve an important function in modern product design. However, they are no substitute for instinct and intuition. BY WALID EL-KHOURY.

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Video Interview: Chrissie Charley, Her Voice Heals

9:43PM | Monday, 10 September 2012 | Orsi Parkanyi

Chrissie Charley is no ordinary businesswoman. The Sydney entrepreneur has set up several successful 'healing' businesses in Byron Bay. She explains how she has done it. BY ORSI PARKANYI.

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Seven sure-fire ways to ignite your content

9:40PM | Friday, 7 September 2012 | Adam Franklin

If you want to create content that sparks interest, fires up comments and explodes on social media, you need to set yourself apart. Here are seven tips to help you create content that sets the online world afire. BY ADAM FRANKLIN.

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How to kick start your Business Page on Facebook

9:54PM | Thursday, 6 September 2012 | Cas McCullough

If you’re just getting started with social media, building a following can feel daunting. Here are some hints to help you out on Facebook and Twitter. BY CAS McCULLOUGH.

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Testing the iPhone 5’s entrepreneurial charms

9:19PM | Thursday, 6 September 2012 | Oliver Milman

In this week's best of the web, we look at the iPhone 5. We also examine company culture, winning speeches, Kickstarter horror stories and business advice from Kim Kardashian.

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When buying is better than starting

9:38PM | Wednesday, 5 September 2012 | Marc Peskett

In some situations, there are important reasons to buy an existing business rather than start a new one. But be warned: There are a few pitfalls to watch out for. BY MARC PESKETT.

 | Growth  | Buy a business  | Blogs  | Marc Peskett

How to position yourself as an expert – and maintain it

9:07PM | Wednesday, 5 September 2012 | Amanda Jesnoewski

We live in a day and age where it’s easy to become an expert, but maintaining your reputation is another matter. Here are five things you must do to maintain your credibility. BY AMANDA JESNOEWSKI.

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Why going solo is worth the effort

9:34PM | Wednesday, 5 September 2012 | Linnet Hunter

Sure, it takes a lot of effort to go solo. But the benefits of life away from the misery of the office make it worthwhile. BY LINNET HUNTER.

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Radical openness

9:15PM | Tuesday, 4 September 2012 | Rebekah Campbell

In the music industry, mistake and failure are dirty words. In launching Posse, I decided to be open and honest instead. BY REBEKAH CAMPBELL.

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What unused gym memberships and connected entrepreneurs have in common

9:28PM | Monday, 3 September 2012 | Jonathan Weinstock

Through my role with the Entrepreneur’s Organisation (EO) in Melbourne, I learnt some essential lessons about engaging with new members. BY JONATHAN WEINSTOCK.

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The power of slow: Why building a customer base is worth the time

8:02PM | Friday, 31 August 2012 | Michael Giles

Forget about the shiny baubles and focus on the fundamentals that will ensure you grow a strong business over time. BY MICHAEL GILES.

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Need 2 know: Why older doesn’t mean safer for start-ups

8:53PM | Thursday, 30 August 2012 | Greg Hayes

You’ve survived the first couple of years, but the hard work doesn’t stop if you want to be a successful start-up. BY GREG HAYES.

 | Growth  | Growth Strategy  | Legal matters  | Leadership  | Blogs  | Greg Hayes

Social media danger looms for soloists

8:49PM | Wednesday, 29 August 2012 | Ken Phillips

Decisions by two Australian regulators mean that social media comments will now be treated like ads on TV and radio. Here’s a look at how the changes will impact sole traders.

 | Blogs  | Sole trader  | Ken Phillips

Three ways to give yourself a timeout

8:42PM | Wednesday, 29 August 2012 | Linnet Hunter

Many soloists find it’s difficult to let go of their business life until they burn out. If you can’t remember the last time you took a break, here are three things you can do to get yourself feeling refreshed and ready to go. BY LINNET HUNTER.

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Six ways to manage your business’ growth

8:25PM | Wednesday, 29 August 2012 | Amanda Jesnoewski

As mumpreneurs, our toughest challenges can sometimes come from our greatest successes. Here are six things you must do to make sure you don’t become overwhelmed as your business grows. BY AMANDA JESNOEWSKI.

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Video Interview: Catriona Pollard, CP Communications

8:07PM | Monday, 27 August 2012 | Orsi Parkanyi

Catriona Pollard, founder of PR and social media agency CP Communications, gives her networking tips and extols the merits of an SME having an “inspiration room”. BY ORSI PARKANYI.

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Four key ways to get people beating a path to your website

8:46PM | Friday, 24 August 2012 | Adam Franklin

Imagine the extra sales you could generate by getting a steady stream of visitors to your website. If you want to make it happen, here are four key areas your web strategy must focus on. BY ADAM FRANKLIN.

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When we work together, magic happens

8:53PM | Thursday, 23 August 2012 | Cas McCullough

A tiny minority within the otherwise amazingly supportive home business community act like they never left high school. Ultimately, it’s their loss. When we work together, magic happens. BY CAS McCULLOUGH.

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