Day: 25 January 2022

What is EDM (Electronic Direct Mail) marketing? A complete guide for SMEs

Email is a rare digital technology that has stood the test of time. Despite the rise of social media, instant messaging and business collaboration software, email marketing remains a universal way of communicating online. The simplicity of email makes it a popular channel for business marketing, with email generating up to $38 for every $1 invested a …

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Spending at new low: Consumers holding onto their cash and bracing for more covid uncertainty

The post-Christmas spending blitz fizzled as consumers stayed indoors and businesses scrambled to stay open amid crushing staff shortages. According to the latest ANZ spending data, nearly all capital cities had some of their lowest spending results since COVID began nearly two years ago. Spending in Sydney and Melbourne is now near levels typical of …

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Purchasing RATs could cost businesses $45m a week in this state

Access to Rapid Antigen Tests as a first line of defence for staff could cost Queensland businesses $45 million a week. New Chamber of Commerce and Industry Queensland (CCIQ) economic modelling shows unless Rapid Antigen Tests (RATs) are freely and widely available, close to 120,000 businesses in Queensland will spend $45.1 million every week to …

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95% Increase in working from home jobs

Working from home looks set to become the new normal with new research showing that more employers were now offering permanent WFH arrangements to ensure they can keep operating through continued uncertainty. The Purpose Bureau report found that online job advertisements offering temporary and permanent work from home arrangements (WFH) in Australia increased by 95% …

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  • ABF Events are approved and listed below have been certified by Austrade on the Schedule of Approved Business Events.
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  • Grant funding will cover up to 50% of eligible expenditure incurred in participating at pre-approved business-to-business events as buyers or sellers during the 2021 calendar year.  All grant applications must be submitted for approval via the following link: https://business.gov.au/grants-and-programs/business-events-grants
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