Million dollar women : the essential guide for female entrepreneurs who want to go big (book)

Author: Julia Pimsleur Over the past twenty years, women in the US have started nearly twice as many businesses as men, but only three percent of all women business owners ever make revenues of one million dollars or more. Most are stuck running kitchen-table businesses, just getting by, or in many cases, running out of … Read more

Small businesses navigating gentrification on both sides of the hipster coin

“Being trendy can bite you in the bottom. Just ask the Footscray’s hipster business vanguard: 8bit burgers, Rudimentary cafe, Littlefoot​ Bar and Up In Smoke barbecue restaurant. All four have been defaced in recent months. Whether it’s hipsters or yuppies, the cycle of higher income residents flooding a suburb can prove tricky ground. So how does a business … Read more

‘Choking’ fears if home delivery left unregulated

“Everything we desire from the booming convenience economy is now just a swipe of our smartphones away. But according to Melbourne academic, Australia’s capitals face the same traffic-congested “choking” fate as central London if the burgeoning economy is left unregulated. Dr Ian Woodcock from RMIT’s School of Global, Urban and Social Science warns inner-city, ‘to-your-door’ services … Read more

Managing the profitable construction business : the contractor’s guide to success and survival strategies (ebook)

Author: Thomas C. Schleifer, Take control of your construction contracting business and manage it through the natural highs and lows of the construction market. Learn from a team of construction business veterans led by Thomas C. Schleifer, who is commonly referred to as a construction business “turnaround” expert due to the number of construction companies … Read more

Ten questions every entrepreneur must answer before they start a new business

“Whether you’re seeking world domination, freedom or simply a change, jumping out of your comfort zone to enter the wild jungle that’s entrepreneurship is tough. Many founders have spoken out about the darker moments of launching new businesses, the strain on relationships and personal life, the sweat-inducing struggle for cash flow, and the barrage of other … Read more

Small businesses could get access to $20,000 instant asset write-off for another year

“Small businesses around the country could be given another 12 months to take advantage of the federal government’s $20,000 instant asset write-off scheme that was first introduced in mid-2015. The write-off is due to end on June 30 this year, however, small business minister Michael McCormack has called for the budget measure to be extended for … Read more

Making self-employment work for people with disabilities (ebook)

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Authors: Cary Griffin, David Hammis, Beth Keeton and Molly Sullivan As self-employment becomes a viable option for more and more adults with significant disabilities, give them realistic, practical guidance and support with the NEW edition of this popular guidebook. Updated with a new and improved assessment approach, more self-employment success stories, and the latest on … Read more