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Episode 1: Growing, minus the pains
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Episode 1: Growing, minus the pains

Kate Save, her co-founder Dr Geoffrey Draper, and the team at Be Fit Food have experienced massive growth and overcome many challenges since launching in 2014. But as their ...

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The Future of Work: Meeting the Growing Demand for STEM Professionals

Small businesses are increasingly reliant on digital technology, but there remains a shortage of skilled workers to meet growing demand. A concerted effort is needed to nurture...

Episode 2: Start up without slipping up
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Episode 2: Start up without slipping up

Annette Kaitinis and Dave Macdonald have taken their small business with a big idea from Tasmania to the world. In just three short years, they’re reaching international markets and are set to continue growing . Their win at the 2018 Telstra Business Awards for Tasmanian Business of the Year is a testament to their hard work and savvy scaling. I...

 Playing by Her Own Rules the Secret to Success for Kester Black’s Anna Ross
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Playing by Her Own Rules the Secret to Success for Kester Black’s Anna Ross

A rule breaker by nature, Anna Ross is dedicated to undoing traditional-but-less-sustainable business practices. However, doing things differently hasn’t made her any less succ...

Belinda Tumbers holding her Telstra Business Women’s Award in 2017.
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Driving Diversity in the Workplace

“Businesses need to have females who are strong role models to mentor other women coming through,” says Belinda Tumbers, managing director of Kellogg’s Australia and New Zealan...

Andrea Mason laughing while standing behind a Telstra Business Women’s Awards podium.
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Success Stories Telstra Business Award Alumni

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Share Your Story to Inspire Others with Your Achievements

For Andrea Mason, sharing her wealth of knowledge and specialised experience within remote Aboriginal communities allowed for new opportunities and positive reflection. A formi...

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Help protect your domain: Avoid these common mistakes

A domain name is a major business asset, not one that you can simply set and forget. If you spend a lot of time and money marketing your domain name, spend a little time reading about the common mistakes that are easy to avoid.

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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 ...

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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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Growth Business Strategy

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How to get the most out of your content strategy

These digital tools will help you maximise the impact of your content marketing strategies. In the war for attention, the challenge for businesses will be to create content t...

Social media pages give small businesses a platform to show their products to a global audience of potential customers.
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Not Perfect, but Small Business Still Needs Facebook

Privacy scandals and algorithm changes may have signaled the end of Facebook’s “golden age” as a marketing platform, but for most small businesses it is still an indispensable ...

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 business owners, the resounding message that Red Balloon founder Naomi Simson hears is that “business is not getting any easier”. Fin...

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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Make Christmas less stressful with top coping strategies

Are you worried there’ll be more bah humbug and less magic this Christmas? You’re not alone. Read on to see how to stress-proof the silly season.

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Are business Christmas gifts going to waste?

Environmental conservation groups urge you to re-think your choice of business gifts this year. So, what options other than the stock standard promotional presents can you send...

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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 new apps in search of quick productivity gains can leave your business drowning in a sea of disjointed digital services. To truly deliver long-term benefits, each new business...

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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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Five tech trends for small business
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Five tech trends for small business

In an increasingly connected world small businesses need to embrace technologies and tools that can make them stand out from their rivals, according to a Telstra Business Award...

Envato Co- Founder Cyan Ta’eed accepting her 2015 Telstra Business Women Award
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To Achieve Success Be Prepared to Fail

Refusing to be discouraged by her previous failed business attempts, Ta’eed instead learned from them. As a result, the former Telstra Business Women’s Awards winner and co-fou...

Belinda Tumbers holding her Telstra Business Women’s Award in 2017.
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Driving Diversity in the Workplace

“Businesses need to have females who are strong role models to mentor other women coming through,” says Belinda Tumbers, managing director of Kellogg’s Australia and New Zealan...

Andrea Mason laughing while standing behind a Telstra Business Women’s Awards podium.
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Share Your Story to Inspire Others with Your Achievements

For Andrea Mason, sharing her wealth of knowledge and specialised experience within remote Aboriginal communities allowed for new opportunities and positive reflection. A formi...

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The power of hART

2018 Tasmanian of the Year Scott Rankin developed an innovative community-based arts model combining creativity with social justice. He tells Lachlan Colquhoun how he’s using i...

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Are you making these common online marketing mistakes?

We’re in the middle of a digital marketing revolution, with an array of digital tools and technologies available to small businesses. But, as with any tool, it’s how you use it...