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Why Use WordPress For Small Business?

WordPress for small business

Why Use WordPress For Small Business There are an increasing number of website platforms available, this makes choosing the right one for your business confusing. Finding a user friendly platform that with a wide range of plugin options and themes isn’t as hard as you think. WordPress for small business is the only way to …
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Putting the CRM into ChRistMas

CRM Christmas

Putting the CRM into ChRistMas Ho ho ho and a bottle of rum….that’s right isn’t it? Christmas is here again and it’s the time of year when people feel a little more generous, a little more giving and have a little more faith in human kind (except when in shopping centre car parks apparently). So, …
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Queenslanders: Get A FREE Digital Marketing Strategy!

The Queensland Government Home Based Business Grant is now open for applications.  The applications will be dealt with on a first come, first served basis so don’t muck about!  The grant is delivered in two parts (read more here)- the first is full funding of a strategic part of your business to the value of …
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Does Professional Digital Marketing Apply To Your Profession?

Professional Digital Marketing for Microbusiness

“I suck at SEO and digital marketing in general.”  We hear it every single day from  micro-business owners and bloggers. Despite “sucking” their blogs thrive, the customers pour in, they’re so busy that they’re talking to us about helping with the nuts and bolts of their business.  Meanwhile other business owners are complaining about the …
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Home Based Business Grants – Key Information

$5K for Queensland Start Ups - Queensland Government Start Up Grant

The Queensland Government has launched  Home Based Business Grants targeting stay at home parents who’d like to set up a small, work at home business.  The grant will help parents with an existing small business or blog, and those with big ideas for a start up.  Ready to claim your grant already?  Get started in …
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Are You a Social Criminal? Social Media Laws in Australia

Ignored Australian Laws on Social Media Co-written by practicing lawyer, Kim Davies.   On social media, laws don’t really apply right?  If the goal of the marketer is to have her intellectual property shared, then how is sharing it against the law?  The truth is, Australian law is ill-equipped to deal with this new world …
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Free Market Research Resources – One Minute Reads

Talk About Creative Brisbane Quick Answers

Market Research Matters, Here Is How You Can Do It For Free. Social Media – simply just ask or use Facebook Questions to ask. This will ask existing fans what they want so it can be a bit of a closed group. Ask the basic questions – why haven’t you bought from us? Why did …
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There’s no Thought Leadership without a Thinking Audience

Thought Leader - thought leadership in a marketing that doesn't think

Thought leadership. It’s one of those buzzwords that bothers me a little. If you’re aspiring to “thought leader” status then you’re probably looking for ways to grow your online reputation and gain social PR and earned media exposure. You’ve built yourself a network, probably in a Facebook group or a LinkedIn group depending on your …
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Digital Providers – How You’re Killing Your Business!

Digital Providers messing it up

You’re the web designer who gets asked to do social media. Your copywriting clients are asking you to fix their eCommerce bugs. You have social clients who are delighted to hear that you can also do web copy… as a digital provider are you confusing your clients? The issue with the digital marketing industry is …
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The Definitive Checklist for Choosing a Digital Agency Partner

Digital Partner Agencies

What to look for in a digital agency partner (illustrated with naff stock photos!) If you’re a traditional media or marketing agency looking to partner with a digital provider, you may lack the digital knowledge to evaluate their effectiveness. It’s a digital jungle out there and there and there are a lot of snakes! Choosing a …
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