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Seven times a finalist, Booktopia has taken the top prize in the 2018 Telstra NSW Business Awards.
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Amazon rival Booktopia claims Telstra NSW Business of the Year Award

Seven-time Telstra Business Awards finalist, Booktopia has been named the 2018 Telstra NSW Business of the Year. The online bookstore has built a customer-base of 4 million, di...

Mine safety specialist, MineARC Systems claims 2018 Telstra Western Australian Business of the Year Award
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Life-saver turns award winner – MineARC seals 2018 Telstra Western Australian Business of the Year Award

Focused on saving lives in dangerous underground situations, MineARC Systems is the 2018 Telstra Western Australian Business of the Year. Passionate about mine safety, the bus...

Cyber security firm, Penten, celebrates winning the 2018 Telstra Business of the Year Award.
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Prevention through deception Penten’s recipe for success

Canberra-based cyber security company, Penten, is the 2018 Telstra Australian Business of the Year. The business uses cyber deception strategies to protect Australian governmental departments and the Defense Forces from malicious online threats. The Canberra-based firm provides world-leading cyber defence services to government agencies and the Aus...

Indigenous-led dialysis service, Purple House the star of the Telstra Northern Territory Business Awards.
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Purple House opens door to 2018 Telstra Northern Territory Business of the Year

Purple House may not be home, but the 2018 Telstra Northern Territory Business of the Year provides dialysis patients with crucial support and a sense of belonging. Born in th...

Simon Rowe, the founder of Sleepbus want to develop a new mobile shelter specifically for women.
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Sleepbus a first stop on the road to a better life for the homeless

It’s not okay for women fleeing domestic violence to have to sleep rough, and Sleepbus founder, Simon Rowe, plans to launch a new women’s shelter in Melbourne to provide them w...

Pictured – Aerospace technology specialist, HeliMods,  named 2018 Telstra Queensland Business of the Year.
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HeliMods flies off with 2018 Telstra Queensland Business of the Year award

Will Shrapnel’s HeliMods first took off in 2002 and has now reached even greater heights by being named as the 2018 Telstra Queensland Business of the Year. The Sunshine Coast-...

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Escape the rat race with the nbn™

Accessing nbn™ with Telstra, the editor of Time to Roam can now work from his north coast farm, with a business manager in Lismore and the designer in Sydney. Time to Roam has carved a niche in the travel magazine category, with picture-driven articles full of adventure and nostalgia for people who love camping and caravanning. Its contributors, in...

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How to choose the best integrated e-commerce platform

If there's one constant of e-commerce it's change. Success in the digital world requires an e-commerce platform that can adapt with your e-commerce strategy so that change does...

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The interconnectedness of all (tech) things

No piece of technology is an island. Taking a holistic view of your IT infrastructure can improve business processes, save time, reduce costs and even automate some of your rou...

Keep your customers coming back for more by building loyalty.
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5 simple ways to earn your customers' loyalty online

Do you know what experience your customers want online to keep them loyal? Keep them coming back with these 5 simple, effective strategies. 1. Put your customer first  Accordin...

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The 24/7 workflow

Cloud collaboration technology helps businesses to work more effectively 24 hours a day, making the best use of time zones and remote workforces to get things done. As long as...

Naomi Simson shares her views on leadership.
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Leading a small business in the digital era

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

Tips for getting the most out of email marketing
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Tips for getting the most out of email marketing

To make sure you’re maximising your email marketing campaigns, we’ve compiled a list of the best email marketing features – and why you need to start using these now. With 79 ...

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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 established it. So where do you devote your energy? As any entrepren...

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Andre Agassi on business: Do business owners have to do it all?

Just because small business owners are used to rolling up their sleeves and doing everything themselves doesn’t mean it’s the most productive way to build a business. From mark...

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Agassi on business: Sharing the journey with your customers

Provide a product or customer experience people love and they can become an effective marketing asset – talking about your brand and referring you to their friends and follower...

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Put your office in your pocket

Business technology has become a bit of a maze, with so many considerations and options available that it’s very easy for a small business to become lost. And with more workers...

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Test your knowledge of electronic signatures

Electronic signatures (sometimes called eSignatures) provide a quick, inexpensive and easy way to sign and receive digital documents. Businesses have taken advantage of the man...

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Smarter Action Plan: Your business app ecosystem

There's an app for everything these days, but to make the most of new technology, it's important for your business to develop an integrated app ecosystem. Blindly diving into n...

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Remote access dos and don’ts: Reap the benefits, not the risks

Mobile technology has transformed the way many businesses and employees connect, collaborate and carry out their work. But, as with most things, there is a right way and a wron...

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BYO Device: Managing personal devices in the workplace

BYO mobile devices can make staff more productive at work, but what are the pitfalls? On weekends I like to go for long bicycle rides that I track with my phone, then share the data on a social network for cyclists. That means I need a waterproof phone with a hefty battery.

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Tis the season to beware of the scammer

The competition watchdog expects a spike in telephone and online fraud activity over the holiday season as scammers try to cash in on the Christmas spirit. This year alone, the Australian Competition and Consumer Commission (ACCC) has already reported over 152 thousand scam reports*, that have resulted in a staggering $81 million loss to the Austra...

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Checking the Locks: How to Audit Your Cyber Security

Cyber attacks are becoming more prevalent and sophisticated. So to stay safe, organisations must undergo regular and rigorous cyber security audits. Businesses must conduct cyb...

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Andre Agassi on business: Five short-term goals for long-term success

If there is anyone who knows about goal setting, it’s an elite athlete. That’s why, when tennis icon Andre Agassi was speaking at the latest Telstra Vantage event, we paid atte...

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Andre Agassi on business: Resilience for the long game

When the federal government gave accredited education providers just three months to comply with new regulations governing the sector Jack Delosa, founder of specialist educati...

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Would you trust your business with your data?

ADMA CEO Jodie Sangster argues that how you handle your customer data – even if it’s legally correct and technically safe – can still create headaches for your business. In 201...

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Social media marketing: Can your business be more socially active?

79 per cent of Australians use social media, with 59 per cent logging in five times a day or more (Sensis*). Yet many small businesses are unsure how to use social media effect...

Dietitian and exercise physiologist, Kate Save accepts the 2018 Telstra Victorian Business of the Year Award for healthy eating disruptor Be Fit Food.
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Be Fit Food tastes success at the 2018 Telstra Victorian Business Awards

Science with more than a pinch of flavour are the ingredients behind the rapid growth of Be Fit Food, the 2018 Telstra Victorian Business of the Year. The business’ recipe for...

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How to choose the best integrated e-commerce platform

If there's one constant of e-commerce it's change. Success in the digital world requires an e-commerce platform that can adapt with your e-commerce strategy so that change does...

Paul Greenberg, founder of online retailer network NORA, speaking at an event.
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Paul Greenberg on e-commerce: Customers want a personalised experience

Paul Greenberg, founder of online retailer network NORA, is something of a pioneer in Australian e-commerce. After 35 years in the wider industry, he says success still comes b...

Violet Roumeliotis, 2017 Telstra Business Woman of the Year.
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Business Woman of the Year helps families find their feet

Violet Roumeliotis, Telstra Australian Business Woman of the Year 2017, shares her experiences as a migrant and woman helping to improve people's lives. As told to Stuart Ridle...

Indigenous-led dialysis service, Purple House the star of the Telstra Northern Territory Business Awards.
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Purple House opens door to 2018 Telstra Northern Territory Business of the Year

Purple House may not be home, but the 2018 Telstra Northern Territory Business of the Year provides dialysis patients with crucial support and a sense of belonging. Born in th...