Five tips to help your micro-business thrive
Five tips to help your micro-business thrive

Micro-businesses, which have four or less people, face unique challenges to remain successful.

Word of mouth still triumphs as most trusted way to advertise
Word of mouth still triumphs as most trusted way to advertise

Online chatter adds an extra dimension for sharing business recommendations with friends and family.

No infringements: copyrights, patents and trademarks
No infringements: copyrights, patents and trademarks

You can easily copy text, graphics, photos and more from the Internet, but it doesn't mean you're allowed to use or commercialise them. Here is a short introduction to copyrights, patents and trademarks.

The importance of taking a lunch break
The importance of taking a lunch break

Are you one of the many Australians who skip your lunch break on a regular basis? No matter what your reason is for doing so, it's time to drop the habit: research shows that taking breaks from work comes with plenty of benefits.

Business planning? Top reports for small businesses
Business planning? Top reports for small businesses

Knowing your industry well and staying on top of changing customer behaviour is one of the keys to a successful business. Free resources such as study results and industry reports deliver valuable insights for launching a new business or planning for the years ahead.

The importance of innovation for Australian small businesses
The importance of innovation for Australian small businesses

For small business owners, incremental innovation can be the path to increased income, productivity and efficiency. We explain the basics of innovation, and give some tips on how you can foster innovation in your own company.