Articles

Select from our wide range of articles – each one designed to ‘help you achieve your best’.

Transform Your Business - Article Library

Marketing returns to the 16th century Take a quick look back through your history books to the 16thcentury and you’ll quickly recognise that most people lived in small villages and seldom made contact with people from outside.

Obviously there was no electricity, telephones, public transport or other modern accoutrements back in that time which probably accounts for why most villagers seldom travelled outside of their village boundaries.  Read how modern marketing is returning to the 16th Century

************************************************************************************************

WHY DOESN’T MY ADVERTISING WORK? – Every year squillions of dollars are spent on advertising yet quite frequently the message misses the market it is trying to address. This is why many clients I mentor in small business initially say that they view advertising as a big waste of money – sadly with good reason in many cases. Read HOW to get your advertising working

************************************************************************************************

It’s great working from home – or is it? Are you like me and almost 70% of Australian small business owners who share in the delight of working for themselves, being their own boss and working from home? Read about how I overcame a year of interruptions, frustrations and poor results to get the ‘working from home’ balance going properly…

************************************************************************************************

Going for Gold – 7 tips to ensure small business success – If you’re starting a small business you’d probably like to know the 2 key reasons most start-ups fail and the 7 tips to ensure your success. Find out what they are here

************************************************************************************************

Know Where You Are – How many times have we fallen into the trap of running faster and faster on our own little hamster wheels – going nowhere very fast but never getting any closer to our intended destination? Read HOW to get off the Hamster wheel you call your business

************************************************************************************************

People = business, people satisfaction = MORE business… – Come on; put your hands up if you would like more business. I’m sure most readers would have their hands up so Read on to find out HOW to turn your business into a customer magnet

************************************************************************************************

5 great tools to save time & money in YOUR small business – Most business owners, particularly small business owners, share a common lack of time. Rarely do they have the opportunity to go searching for tools that may save them precious time and increase their productivity. Read about five great low cost tools we’ve found and use in our own small business

************************************************************************************************

Hamster Wheel or Business? – most small business owners feel like hamsters on a wheel – working hard and getting nowhere fast – read how to get of the hamster wheel you call YOUR business

************************************************************************************************

7 Tips To Reduce Your Xmas Email Stress Donna Hanson from Prime Solutions offers a series of quick tips to reduce technology stress

************************************************************************************************

Are you the temperature or the thermostat? – A recent client described this well when he said ‘I’m the thermostat, I set the mood of everyone – whether good or bad’ Most small business owners are the latter (the Thermostat) and obviously have to be, but the real question is WHAT temperature are you setting AND is it the one you truly desire for your self, your staff and/or your customers? Read about the temperature you’re setting

************************************************************************************************

Would you let a 3 year old child run your life? Chances are you do it every day. No, I’m not talking about parents or grandparents of or those who have had 3 year olds and who fully understand how demanding a 3 year old can be. What I am talking about is… Read how to control the 3 year old

************************************************************************************************

Donna Hanson – presents 6 great time saving tips to make your Microsoft Office more productive

************************************************************************************************

What about the Yeast? – Yeast is a small but absolutely essential ingredient for turning dough into a loaf of bread. However, if you’ve ever attempted to make bread and left out the yeast you will know first-hand why your loaf fails to rise and therefore fails to reach its true potential.

You might well be asking – what has this got to do with business? Read how to bake good business bread

************************************************************************************************

Getting Acquainted with Social Media – Whilst most people have heard of Social Media, many probably see it as a waste of time OR thoroughly confusing… Read some Social media tips

************************************************************************************************

Gratitude & Inspiration – since Black Saturday (February 7th 2009)  I’ve had both the honour and privilege of working directly with people and businesses affected by these tragic bush fires… Read on about Gratitude & Inspiration from the ashes

************************************************************************************************

Research OR go bustmarket research takes many forms but is generally based around two basic requirements… Read how to research effectively

************************************************************************************************

How effective is your advertising? – despite the plethora of marketing streams available to businesses in order to promote their services or products, advertising is still the most widely used medium in terms of dollars spent… Read how to get more from your advertising

************************************************************************************************

Every successful business person I’ve met has a few things in common – First, Owners have a clear picture of what they intend to achieve… Read what makes these people a success

************************************************************************************************

Blending Spirituality & BusinessI remember going to a workshop where the presenter asked half of the audience to only breathe out and the other half to only breathe in… Read how spirituality & business go together

************************************************************************************************

Are you on talking terms with your clients? In successful small businesses, clients are of course, our lifeblood. Building a healthy client base to feed our business is thus an indication that your marketing has been a success… Read how to get on talking terms with YOUR clients

************************************************************************************************

There are Good Reasons for running a PART time Massage Practice – Not everybody HAS to run a full-time Massage Practice, in fact the majority of Practitioners don’t and there are some very good reasons why they don’t…Read why part time massage works

************************************************************************************************

If you charge for your products or services – you ARE in business – So you’ve made a decision to charge for the services you provide BUT… Read why you have to have a business outlook

************************************************************************************************

Working from Home – get rid of the bad advice from your dog and create the home business you desireRead why advice from the dog doesn’t work

Share