Small Business

Essential steps to online success

Written on 15 April, 2019 by Karen Lam

4 steps to online success for small businesses Give your business the best start online with our easy guide to how small businesses can get ahead. Whether you’re looking to take your bricks and mortar business online or are starting a new business from scratch, it’s important to give your brand the best possible beginning. An effective online... Read more
Categories: Domains, E-commerce, Search Engine Optimisation, Small Business | Tags: brand, Bricks & Clicks, online business
Nick Wilson - Netregistry

Written on 05 March, 2019 by Karen Lam

Bricks & Clicks episode 2 highlights This week on Bricks and Clicks the six business owners headed to Barangaroo in Sydney where they kicked off the journey to transform their retail stores into an online brands. This episode shared two key takeaways: 1. Personalised customer experience is key to success Birdsnest may have grown into a... Read more
Categories: Marketing, News, Small Business
Jane Cay Birds Nest

Written on 28 February, 2019 by Karen Lam

Bricks and Clicks episode 2: Sneak Peek Last week on Bricks & Clicks, we were introduced to six small business owners taking their local stores to global success. We also met the Aussie success story who inspired the series, founder of Birdsnest, Jane Kay. Missed the episode? You can catch up here. Coming up on Bricks &... Read more
Categories: Events, Small Business
Netregistry partnership with Bricks & Clicks

Written on 25 February, 2019 by Karen Lam

Netregistry partners with Kochie's Business Builders Together with Xero, we’ve partnered up with Bricks & Clicks, a Channel 7 program hosted by Kochie’s Business Builders. Earlier this week the first of six episodes aired and featured 6 small business owners looking to take their bricks and mortar store online. If you missed it, you can catch... Read more
Categories: Events, News, Small Business

Written on 02 November, 2018 by Iona Yeung

The pros & cons of starting your own business The BYOB (Be Your Own Boss) movement is here to stay. With gig economy jobs, like Uber and AirTasker, and the technology to set up your business online in a matter of days, the freedom to set our own hours and wages has never been more attractive. But starting your... Read more
Categories: Small Business

Written on 26 October, 2018 by Bill Smith

When to move from sole trader to company? Many businesses start as a team of one but as it starts to grow, you may find that ‘sole trader’ no longer describes your business. When you’re busy running the day to day of a business, it’s easy to neglect things like your company structure. When is it a good... Read more
Categories: Small Business

Written on 27 September, 2018 by Iona Yeung

How to quit your 9-5 without looking back When you’re accustomed to the stability of a 9-5 job and a monthly paycheck, taking the leap to be your own boss can be a big decision. Choosing to be a business owner comes with its risks and rewards. If you’re thinking about taking the plunge and quitting your 9-5... Read more
Categories: Small Business

Written on 03 July, 2018 by Jen McKinnon

Why you need a business plan A business plan is a document that not only helps you get your business up and running, it also helps keep you on track throughout your business’ lifespan. Without a business plan, you’re really just winging it and, unless you have oodles of beginner’s luck, it’s not likely to be... Read more
Categories: Small Business

Written on 29 June, 2018 by Jen McKinnon

How do I choose a business name?  The name under which your business trades can often be ‘make or break’ in terms of your commercial success. It’s the first step towards building a new brand. It’s your headline, your essence and your number one vehicle to demonstrate your brand’s value. It should convey the right image for your business; communicate what your business is about; be unique and distinguish you from your competitors; and be catchy and memorable to your customers. Consumers will ultimately associate your business... Read more
Categories: Small Business

Written on 20 June, 2018 by Jen McKinnon

How to register an ABN An ABN, or Australian Business Number, is essential if you want to trade legally in Australia. It consists of 11 digits that identify your business. It provides a simple, numeric way to interact with other businesses and signifies the credibility of an established business that allows you to build positive... Read more
Categories: Small Business