Author: Cassie Lee

This article was written by Renee Garcia, CRG Creative Networking 2019 AusMumpreneur Big Idea (New Business) Award, Gold winner ***** Elevator pitch. Just the sound of this makes most business people cringe. Their heart rate spikes, hands get sweaty, they fumble their words and sometimes they come across like they have no clue what they are doing or talking about when in fact they are experienced and well...

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This article was written by guest author Kelly Van Nelson - Author, Poet & Speaker 2019 AusMumpreneur Big Idea (Changing The World) Award, Gold winner ***** As a mum of two, working full-time, life has been hectic for as long as I can remember. I travel most weeks as part of my corporate role as Managing Director on the executive board of a Fortune 500, and recently moved to...

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This article was written by guest author Arpana Patel, Avenue Solutions Tax & Accounting ***** Gone were the days when businesses were operating cash on hand, and now the modern world has bought a new way of receiving cash through direct debits and credit cards. No matter what you call it, at the end of the day you are rich if your bank balance is healthy. The...

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This guest article was written by Geraldine Rimmer, Trade Marks Attorney/Solicitor at Michael Buck IP ***** Your business plans have finally come together.  You have a name and maybe even a snappy new logo as part of your branding plan.  You might have a catchy tagline or a distinctive shape for your product packaging.  What to do next?  Register each as a trade mark of course! WHY? With a trade mark...

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This article was written by Reckon Team ***** User reviews are more important than ever In the age of Yelp, Google reviews and TripAdvisor, you should have a level of concern for online reviews. At the very least you need to cultivate a level of respect for the potential impacts these can have on business – both good and bad. With a phone in every pocket and business details everywhere...

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This article was written by Reckon Team ***** Deductions, write downs and general savviness – there are a few solid ways to increase your tax benefits this End of Financial Year (EOFY) and squeeze as much juice as you can out of your benefits. 1) The new $30,000 instant asset write off scheme Remember this budget win? It has been upped from previous years when it was $20,000, and it...

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This article was written by guest author Raeleen Kaesehagen, founder of mudputty.com ***** I started mudputty in 2018 after selling a software company that I had founded 17 years earlier. My journey has come full circle, from starting the software company back in 2001, growing to the point an investor tracked me down in 2007 and bought 50% of the company, the business almost going broke by...

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This article on Beaches & Mountains Girls Getaways was written by guest reviewer Rebecca Richardson. ***** It’s not every day you get an opportunity to review a mini girl’s retreat. That’s why, I was delighted to step into Peace & Katy’s shoes for 24 hours and be pampered by the amazing team at Lavender Majestic. Hidden amongst Autumn leaves in the stunning Blue Mountains, was a beautiful old...

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This article was written by guest author Arpana Patel, Avenue Solutions Tax & Accounting ***** Financial Year End This is the time to see whether your goals set out in your business plan is aligned with your success planning. And if there are any gaps, what checks are in place. Why Is it important to understand your Financials? The primary objective of analyzing your financial data is to understand and...

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This article was written by Reckon Team ***** This is for everyone. We all need to unplug before we do ourselves a mischief. Mobile communication technology has changed human culture forever, and certainly transfigured the workplace. We will forever be connected. Now we know that this can be a great boon for small business, with email, social, mobile internet, apps and various permutations thereof having become a wildly important...

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