Entrepreneurs

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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This article on Beaches & Mountains Girls Getaways was written by guest reviewer Ingrid Green, Symes Group ***** Nobody does autumn like the Beaches & Mountains Girls Getaway at the Blue Mountains. With its crisp air and blazing colours, I suspect the Lavender Majestic would look stunning at any time of the year. We’re here to check out the boutique accommodation venue, aimed at small groups of women...

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This article was written by Reckon Team ***** ‘Getting in the zone’ and performing at your best should be at the centre of your business life as Reckon CEO Sam Allert describes: “Most people can relate to the self-motivation idea of being ‘in the zone’ – that is, a flow state of heightened focus, efficiency and productivity, Whether running a café, building a house or treating patients, every business...

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This week’s special guest article was written by Lisa Hayes, owner/director of All in All Parties ***** Running a business and having kids is hard work.  Mum Guilt plays a huge part.  You feel guilty for not spending enough time with the kids, you feel guilty for not spending enough time on your business and lets not get started on the guilt you feel as your house...

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