Day: 10 November 2021

Top 10 small business growth strategies for 2022

Are you wondering how to grow a business in 2022? All small business owners need a solid growth strategy to generate more revenue, build brand awareness and take things to the next level. Here are 10 tips on how to grow your small business in 2022. 1. Understand your audience In today’s business landscape, understanding …

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How to increase sales on your e-commerce site

Are you interested in turning your eCommerce site into a converting powerhouse? Who isn’t? Getting there is all about learning who your customers are and how they shop. Different types of customers shop in varying ways online, and it’s important that your site appeal to your target audience. After all, there is a big difference in customer …

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Know your obligations for keeping your venue COVIDSafe

The Victorian Commission for Gambling and Liquor Regulation and Department of Jobs, Precincts and Regions are running two information sessions to help venue operators in the state understand their obligations under the current Chief Health Officer Directions. The Directions are to ensure everyone who visits or works in a venue is safe, and while lockdowns …

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$1b Technology fund for companies to develop new low emissions technology

The Morrison Government will establish a new $1 billion technology fund to turbocharge investment in Australian companies to develop new low emissions technology. The Low Emissions Technology Commercialisation Fund (the Fund) will combine $500 million of new capital for the Clean Energy Finance Corporation (CEFC) with $500 million from private sector investors. Prime Minister Scott …

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Program supporting businesses seeking digitally-skilled workers

More than 70 leading organisations across Victoria have welcomed new digital talent to their teams this month, using a landmark Government program that is equipping mid-career workers with in-demand digital skills. “We know technology is the driving force behind business, and the demand for digital skills is growing rapidly here in Victoria,” said Minister for Innovation, Medical Research …

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Only 7% considered ‘digital natives’; Small business digital transformation lagging

Digital transformation has already altered the landscape of every industry. While it may mean different things to different businesses, the journey involves more than just technology. It also encompasses business model innovation, increasing customer engagement, and preparing for future challenges. To assess the digital transformation journey and small business priorities regarding digital transformation, Konica Minolta …

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