Eight tips to generate more repeat customers

6:19AM | Wednesday, 5 June 2013 | Amanda Jesnoewski

It can be far easier and cheaper to encourage an existing customer to return rather than attract a new one. Here are eight key tips to help you keep them coming back for more.

Know which business risks can destroy your business

6:49PM | Tuesday, 4 June 2013 | Walid El-Khoury

In business, there are many risks you should seek to eliminate. However, there are two kinds of risk – strategy risk and execution risk – that threaten the very raison d’être of your business.

Let me get this straight – my employees are allowed to call me a !@#$ so and so?

6:20PM | Tuesday, 4 June 2013 | Martin Nally

You need to put together a case you can swear by – under oath, in a court of law.

The five easiest ways to start your web marketing

6:33AM | Monday, 3 June 2013 | Adam Franklin

Are you looking to start marketing your business on the internet? Here are five basic steps you shouldn’t overlook.

Have an action plan, not just a business plan

5:59PM | Thursday, 30 May 2013 | Cas McCullough

Many businesses either have a business plan that’s gathering dust, or don’t have one at all. Thankfully, retrofitting a nuts-and-bolts structure to your business is easier than you might think.

The ins and outs of investor agreements

5:29PM | Wednesday, 29 May 2013 | Marc Peskett

Are you looking to find an investor for your venture? If so, here are some crucial points you need to make sure are covered in your investor agreements.

Facebook, Twitter or Pinterest? Which social media platform is right for my business?

5:17PM | Wednesday, 29 May 2013 | Lauren Ridgway

With a proliferation of social media platforms, it can be difficult to know which one you should direct your attention to. If you’re confused, here’s some market research that can help you out.

Becoming an entrepreneur versus being self-employed

5:28AM | Wednesday, 29 May 2013 | Amanda Jesnoewski

There are some essential differences between being an entrepreneur and self-employed. If you’re not sure which category you fit in, here are some essential points to look at.

Is your workforce like a bunch of fresh flowers or dead roses?

5:48PM | Monday, 27 May 2013 | Jonathan Weinstock

When it comes to energy and vibrancy, an enthusiastic workforce is a lot like a fresh bouquet of flowers. However, like the contents of a vase, your staff morale needs to be tended to regularly.

How can my start-up give back to the community?

5:47PM | Monday, 27 May 2013 | Michael Hansen

There are some valuable benefits to be gained from your start-up giving back to the community. Here are five easy ways to generate social capital through your business – without breaking the bank.