Yet Another Business Phone Scam – Threatening Lawsuit If You Don’t Call This (premium rate) Number

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If you get a phone call which is a recorded phone message saying this is the ATO (Australian Tax Office for everyone non-Australian) and they’re going to take legal action against you unless you ring this number… don’t call it because it’s mega-premium rate. We had two of these today […] Read more »

Good Business Advice For The Right Directory Listings

The Right Business Advice How do you know which are the right Directory Listings to choose? With so many – from Google itself, the old Yellow Pages, Yelp, TrueLocal or Thomson Local, Service Seeking and the literally thousands of industry and geographic directories – how do you know which to […] Read more »

How To Hire The Right Staff

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Knowing How To Hire The Right Staff Is Critical In Today’s Economy “Poor staff choices cost 15x their salary” Thanks #alexmandossian for your insights when we met today. We’ve all crossed our fingers and hoped for the best when hiring staff – not lately, personally, I’m happy to say. Years ago […] Read more »

Time Saving Tips For Successful Businesses

We All Want Time Saving Help To Be Successful In Life And Business – Here’s a “Tiny Interruption Solution” One thing we all seem to have less of every day is time. On average we are interrupted every 11 minutes but it takes about 26 minutes to get back into […] Read more »

Sometimes, do your mords just come out wuddled?

Writing great content can be difficult!   Sometimes the words just come out muddled – or don’t come at all… do you know the feeling? I’ve already recommended a great, no-cost, Headline Creator and even a Content Strategy Tool – again at no cost. But what about the actual writing […] Read more »

It makes my day when someone says thank you

We all love it when we get a compliment, don’t we? I remember running a game with my staff at a team meeting one morning – pieces of paper and pens at the ready, all you had to do was to write a compliment for two random people and hand […] Read more »

How Do Successful Businesses Get So Much PR?

So how come successful businesses are often being written about in the press – maybe TV, radio, online, newspapers, magazines? Bill Gates famously said that if he was down to his last $10, he’d spend it all on PR. The trouble is that none of us has enough time. Even when […] Read more »

Only Super-Successful Businesses Know This: Learn The Secrets Of How To Promote Your Business Without Doing It Yourself Or Paying Someone Else To

So it’s time to take to the stage again. This time in Australia’s Gold Coast, at the Crowne Plaza in Surfers’ Paradise, 8th-10th July. StreetSmart Marketing have asked me to join Mal Emery at the StreetSmart Business School. I’ll be sharing the unique strategy, the exact steps and tactics you […] Read more »

Worried About Your Password Software And iCloud Security? Should you be?

If you’re not worried about your online safety including your iCloud security, you probably should be. According to the Australian Government and Apple themselves, there’s been a major breach of security regarding Apple and iCloud, hot on the heels of the eBay problem. Password software has never been more needed. […] Read more »

Oh no, not another email!

Is that how you feel when yet another email pings into your inbox? Do you have email alerts set up so that you are constantly interrupted by notifications of arriving emails? Well the first thing I’m going to suggest is that you switch OFF all your notifications – usually you […] Read more »