Facebook Marketplace launches Down Under: What you need to know ELOISE KEATING / Tuesday, October 4 2016 Australian Facebook users will be among the first in world to be given access to the social network’s latest feature – an online shopping forum called Facebook Marketplace. While the Marketplace is a consumer-to-consumer function, and builds on…

How one Aussie CEO used LinkedIn to expand into 27 countries DIONNE LEW / Tuesday, September 1 2015 A leader who actively engages on social media platforms is good for business and with 7 million Australian and 380 million global users LinkedIn is a strategic fit those seeking to tap into global professional networks. One…

The unfair dismissal trends your business needs to know PATRICK STAFFORD / Monday, September 5 2016 It’s a nightmare that keeps many business owners awake at night. Unfair dismissal is no joke. After several years, the Fair Work Commission has created a nice package of cases that define employment law pretty clearly for any business…

There is often an assumption that social media removes the “people touch” when it comes to business. But technology shouldn’t take away good old customer service skills. It’s up to you to ensure your business platform not only speaks to potential clients but converses with them. Here are five tips on how to make your…

It was an early rise for a group of MWCCI Members who gathered at POSH for a Small Business Breakfast held in conjunction with Ian Blayney MLA – Member for Geraldton and addressed by the Minister for Mines and Petroleum; Small Business the Hon Sean L’Estrange MLA. Big thanks to Dalgleish Catering for serving up a…

Understanding your pay obligations might seem like a difficult landscape to navigate at times, but if faced with an underpayment claim, no court room is going to sympathise with your challenges. One business recently found out the hard way when it was fined almost $300,000 after relying on informal market research to pay their staff…

How to set goals and objectives for your business A step-by-step guide to help you set and achieve your business goals… As business owner, it’s important that you take the time to set goals and review your business as a whole. Having clear, well-defined goals can: help your business grow achieve your objectives improve teamwork…

How to generate extra sales with minimal effort ADAM ZUCHETTI – Thursday, 21 July 2016 It’s the question every business owner wants answered – how do I make more sales? One simple means of doing so may be right under your nose… Use what you already have According to Tink Taylor, founder and president of…