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Google’s top 3 ranking factors

Search engine optimisation (SEO) changes a lot and keeping up is challenging. For small business owners staying on the ball is near impossible. But here’s the thing, everyone is using keywords, meta tags and other basic SEO best practices. But they continue to become less important. The worst part is that they are not even Google’s …

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3 ways to build an age agnostic business

  An age agnostic business avoids arbitrary assumptions and hires mature age people for their skills and experience. Australia is in the grip of an ageist epidemic with hundreds of thousands of mature aussies who are willing to work. They are being denied opportunity on the basis of their age. In this article, I want …

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Australia’s booming trade with China will shape strategic policy

Diplomatic relations may have been strained, but Australia’s trade relationship with China is growing ever closer. The latest trade report shows that China was the destination for a record 40% of Australia’s exports in June. It was only a little over three years ago that China’s share of Australia’s monthly exports hit 30%. A decade ago it …

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If you’re starting a new business partnership, make sure you plan the divorce before you get married

The first time I told my dad that I was planning on going into partnership he told me he didn’t think it was a good idea. Based on the horror stories you hear about failed partnerships and how often things do go wrong, what he said would be considered good advice. However, being in my …

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Business as usual for Alibaba despite US-China trade war

The company remains focused on security compliance and growth. The US-China trade war might be heating up, but China’s e-commerce conglomerate Alibaba does not seem too phased by it. Alibaba’s Australia and New Zealand managing director Maggie Zhou said the company remains optimistic about the future of world trade. “Alibaba remains committed to servicing the global economy. …

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A tip for the small business owner who doesn’t like staff conflict

I was recently contracted by a business to meet a team of eight who weren’t getting on. On the surface, they were pumping out great service to customers, but behind the scenes was a very different matter. As a conflict manager it was easy for me to identify a number of issues which contributed to …

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How to get your B2B content noticed on Facebook

Get your b2b content noticed on Facebook by posting the right content regularly at the right time of the day. Facebook is the second biggest website in the world. This is a social media platform that 2.41 billion people use to catch up with friends and family. In this social arena, people post photos of …

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