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  • Get Finance to USE your$ 20K Asset Depreciation B4June 30 for what your Business needs now

    iCONNECT Finance Brokers – Double Bay We DO connect with your needs - give us a try - 40 Lender Panel for Asset & Vehicle Finance , Property Mortgages (...

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  • Cyber Attack Protection

    Hi all, I have to admit the weekends global #cyber attack has left me a little concerned. What are the best ways to mitigate the risk in this happening to...

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  • Hello beautiful people!

    Hello beautiful people, I'm Farhad Malegam, the founder and CEO of Foxynet Solutions. I transform small businesses by helping them create an online presence and get more premium leads and...

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  • My name is .... SMEA

    The SME Association of Australia ([www.smea.org.au](http://www.smea.org.au "www.smea.org.au")) is a not for profit association for SME’s. As the leading voice and body for 2 million small and medium-sized enterprises across Australia,...

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  • Late payments & cashflow

    A new MYOB study found that 77% of SME's are adversely impacted by late payments. What is your experience? Do your clients pay on time or do they ignore your...

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  • Underperformance - Are You Treating the Symptom or the Cause?

    By: David Cambridge [successionplus.com.au](http://successionplus.com.au "successionplus.com.au") Most businesses become inefficient over time but don’t realise, meaning most can be improved. However, the challenge for business owners and CEOs is to work...

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  • SME Matters | Episode Eleven: Ben Wong, Academy Xi

    Guest: Ben Wong, Co-Founder- Academy Xi Part 1: Sticking with our theme of start-ups. We are very lucky to have Ben Wong, Co-Founder of Academy Xi with us today. Creating...

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  • SME Matters | Episode Ten: Guest: Tashi Wong- Co-Founder of TwoSpace

    Guest: Tashi Wong- Co-Founder of TwoSpace Part 1: Angela and Craig speak with Tashi Wong. Tashi talks to us about how he came up with his idea and the journey...

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  • 6 Questions for Start-Ups Wanting to Raise Capital

    By: Craig West [www.successionplus.com.au](http://successionplus.com.au "www.successionplus.com.au") Nowadays, fundraising is harder than ever for start-ups. Many companies rush into attempting to raise capital without knowing enough. It is arguably the biggest obstacle...

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  • Say hello to your fellow Community members ....

    http://smeacommunity.com.au/smea/discussion/451/my-name-is-smea#latest Got a question? Why not start a new discussion?

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  • Cyber Security - What can you do?

    Seems timely to revisit the great Cyber Security series from @FooForce http://smeacommunity.com.au/smea/discussion/255/sme-cyber-risk-series-from-fooforce

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  • Say hello to @hitechmaterials & @myjohnnoel

    Find out about their great businesses!! http://smeacommunity.com.au/smea/discussion/451/my-name-is-smea#latest Why not tell the SMEA Community about your business?

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  • Global Cyber Attack hits Australian businesses

    [First Australian business infected in global cyber attack - SMH](http://bit.ly/2r7kmx4 "bit.ly/2r7kmx4")

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  • Catch Attache Software MD Mike Rich on SME Radio

    MMM | EPISODE ONE: MIKE RICH, CO-FOUNDER – ATTACHÉ SOFTWARE & NFP INSTITUTE [Listen now](https://smeradio.com.au/mmm-episode-one/ "https://smeradio.com.au/mmm-episode-one/")

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  • Simple, Competitive Business Loans

    Are you seeking a simple and competitive Business Loan? RateSetter finance helps Australian businesses grow. Whether your business needs just a little boost or a more substantial loan to help...

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  • Community Notifications

    Getting the most out of the SMEA Community - Notifications Keep up to date with the Community by turning on Notifications. Ensuring you have Notifications enabled means you will never...

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  • New member introduction - @TheBigKoala

    SMEA welcomes @TheBigKoala the owner of a SA Art Gallery focused on fine Aboriginal Art and Fine Art by several Australian painters and are selling worldwide. Learn more [here](http://smeacommunity.com.au/smea/discussion/comment/183#Comment_183 "here")

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  • Life After Business

    By: Scott Patterson [successionplus.com.au](http://successionplus.com.au "successionplus.com.au") Why is it that some people can sell or transition out of their businesses and happily move on with a very busy and fulfilling life...

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  • SMEA Members - 30% Discount - Tailored, Delivered Staff Cyber Risk Awareness Session

    The first and best line of defence for businesses to protect themselves from ransom-ware and phishing and related social engineering scams is well informed and aware employees. The reality is,...

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  • Secrets of Success

    By: Scott Patterson [successionplus.com.au](http://successionplus.com.au "successionplus.com.au") What are the secrets of success from a business perspective? To quote Bill Cross the founder of Idealab, the secrets of a successful start-up business...

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  • Join @bfewtrell April 19 for a FREE Webinar on reducing your business dependence on YOU!!

    [Read more](http://wu.to/6xudNd "Read more") about how Ben’s tips can help business owners reduce their business relying on them in 5 easy stages! Don’t miss out this great free online event!

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  • Brenda Miley - Talks women inspiring women in business

    https://twitter.com/smeassn/status/850500487778414593

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  • Credit Advice- Does Your Business Need a Review?

    Hello, We are glad to become a member of this community. Our Managing Director, John Macalyk has 30 years experience in Commercial and Residential Finance. We would like to offer...

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  • Fibrenew Eyes the Australian Market with a Local Driving Expansion

    [Fibrenew International](http://www.fibrenew.com.au/blog/fibrenew-master-franchisee-ready-to-grow-across-the-country/ "Fibrenew International") is pleased to announce that is has it's sights firmly set on expansion in the marketplace of Australia and New Zealand. With Dean Carroll on board...

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  • Succession Plus Accredited Adviser Recruitment

    Succession Plus is looking to expand its national presence with the recruitment and training of 40-50 accredited advisers. Accredited advisers are typically experienced business advisers (accountants, financial planners and business...

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  • How to protect yourself from being scammed

    Since the earliest days of commerce there have always been people prepared to commit fraud against others. With easy access to millions of people via the internet, modern fraud has...

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  • Dangers of Willful Blindness

    By: Scott Patterson [successionplus.com.au](http://successionplus.com.au "successionplus.com.au") What is willful blindness? It is when we have the necessary information or ought to know something, yet continue to refuse to accept it or...

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  • Turnbull govt scrambling to land company tax cuts

    https://twitter.com/smeassn/status/847566885541556224

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  • Brenda Miley LetsGoSurfing founder talks staying positive!

    https://twitter.com/smeassn/status/846214744826507265

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  • AAA Commercial Joins the SME Community

    Hello, We are glad to become a member of this community. Our Managing Director, John Macalyk has 30 years experience in Commercial and Residential Finance. We would like to offer...

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  • ASFBEO - Media Release - Small Business Counts!

    TAX CUT WILL DELIVER RELIEF TO SMALL BUSINESS HEAVY-LIFTERS Wednesday 29 March The highly anticipated tax cut for small businesses will provide much needed relief for mum-and-dad owners, with an...

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  • The Most Popular and Awkward Questions People Were Asking Google in 2016

    We live in an era when there is no need to turn to other people with the issues we are interested in. We have Google: enter any question and get...

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  • Beware Fake ASIC Email – Malware Delivery Package

    SME’s beware a current and very targeted malicious email purporting to be from ASIC. The email was distributed to tens of thousands of addresses and claims to be from the...

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  • [Free] Business Planning E-Book

    ![](https://us.v-cdn.net/6028249/uploads/editor/a2/43qno5wxxpvy.png "") Would your business benefit if you could save two hours a day simply by taking ten minutes to plan? If so, I recently finished writing an e-book and...

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  • Brenda Miley LetsGoSurfing founder talks jumping in and going for it!

    https://twitter.com/smeassn/status/845869924962582528

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  • Brenda Miley LETS GO SURFING founder talks building from your passion

    https://twitter.com/smeassn/status/845466949748338689

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  • Get a free snapshot review of your online presence from E-Web Marketing!

    Your customers are talking about you. Make sure you're listening. ![](https://us.v-cdn.net/6028249/uploads/editor/mm/pmek2o18wswe.png "") ** What is a Snapshot Report?** The Snapshot report is a peek into what your business looks like...

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  • Pre-mortem vs Post-mortem

    By: Scott Patterson [successionplus.com.au](http://successionplus.com.au "successionplus.com.au") We know that 55% of all business exits are via less than favourable circumstances. That is either death, disability, bankruptcy, receivership, liquidation or simply closing...

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  • The Importance of Risk Management

    By: Scott Patterson [successionplus.com.au](http://successionplus.com.au "successionplus.com.au") Risk management strategies are viewed by business owners and even perhaps boards of some not-for-profit entities as something that we really should address, but we...

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  • HOT TOPIC: The relationship between interest rates and housing affordability

    A fall in interest rates is usually greeted with delight by homebuyers. The lower the interest rate the less the mortgage repayments on a particular house, right? Well, maybe. However,...

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  • Marketplace - Getting the Most out of the SMEA Community

    SMEA Community Marketplace provides an unique way for you to showcase your business to the SMEA Community.   Here are some of the value adds for the Marketplace: The SMEA...

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  • Get Great Rates on Car Rental - Discounts like a big Corporate!

    INTRODUCING THE EMERALD CLUB ![](https://us.v-cdn.net/6028249/uploads/editor/64/wspyzbt578gr.jpg "") Welcome to The Emerald Club, a loyalty program where SMEA members receive the following:- · EXCLUSIVE RATES on our all inclusive Corporate package. ·...

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  • Financial Planners Lagging Behind on Succession Planning

    By: Craig West [successionplus.com.au](http://successionplus.com.au "successionplus.com.au") According to Money Management, nearly one quarter of financial advisers industry wide in the United States plan to retire or depart the industry within the...

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  • Employees or Contractors?

    When hiring for your business, do you prefer hiring employees or contractors? What works best for you and why? What are the differences between the two types and when is...

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  • 5 Key Traits of Successful Employee Share Ownership Plans

    By: Craig West [successionplus.com.au](http://successionplus.com.au "successionplus.com.au") Imagine if your employees were as focused, driven, and motivated about your business as you are. Imagine if they came up with new ideas and...

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  • Have you checked out SMEA Radio yet?

    [smeradio.com.au/shows/](http://smeradio.com.au/shows/ "smeradio.com.au/shows/")

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  • SMEA Networking Events - March

    Don't miss the SMEA networking events in March! Register now [smeacommunity.com.au/smea/group/1-smea-community-events](http://smeacommunity.com.au/smea/group/1-smea-community-events "smeacommunity.com.au/smea/group/1-smea-community-events")

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  • Looking for a Chinese investor? Why not start a relationship on-line!

    ![](https://us.v-cdn.net/6028249/uploads/editor/yy/mr2m1aoifwbh.jpg "") Not unlike a dating app, Farms and Finance was developed to introduce those in Australia who supply food, with those in China looking to access food. Australia's beef,...

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  • Thinking of going global?

    ![](https://us.v-cdn.net/6028249/uploads/editor/0r/c723mom0odzm.jpeg "") Listen to Cynthia Dearin, Middle East and China market entry expert in this SME Radio podcast about the benefits of tapping into others experiences to market your product...

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  • How's your Productivity?

    The Australian economy would be $70 billion better off if Australian firms closed the productivity gap through better management, a report by Deloitte Access Economics found - this was reported...

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  • Common Pitfalls with Business Valuation

    By: Craig West [successionplus.com.au](http://successionplus.com.au "successionplus.com.au") Business valuation is often described as “more art than science” – but it doesn’t need to be. Completing a business valuation is essentially answering two...

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  • When to Use A Business Broker

    By: Craig West [successionplus.com.au](http://successionplus.com.au "successionplus.com.au") According to most research as many as 60 % of business sales assigned to brokers do not sell – but why? Are business brokers doing...

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  • Three Ways Employee Engagement Impacts Your Bottom Line

    By: Craig West [successionplus.com.au](http://successionplus.com.au "successionplus.com.au") Every Monday people head into work from the weekend – either excited to get a jump on the week, or filled with dread to face...

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  • When to Hire Outside Help for Family Business

    By: Craig West [successionplus.com.au](http://successionplus.com.au "successionplus.com.au") Many family businesses are currently struggling when it comes to passing on leadership to successors. Often the incoming generation is not interested, prepared or able...

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  • 5 Things I Wish SME Clients Asked Me: A Strategic Advisor's Viewpoint

    The following article is written by _Craig West_, Founder and CEO of [Succession Plus](http://successionplus.com.au "Succession Plus"). One of the most frustrating experiences as a strategic advisor was to have a...

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  • Mandatory Data Breach Reporting Laws – Coming Soon

    The Australian government and industry bodies are ramping up the pace of change to improve transparency and the responsibility for businesses to understand and manage their Cyber Risk exposures. The...

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  • Top 10 Sales Tips

    _By: Craig West_ [successionplus.com.au](http://successionplus.com.au "successionplus.com.au") Sales techniques are imperative to the survival of a business. They underpin revenue growth, which is almost always the primary goal of an enterprise; not...

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  • Reference Checking - The Right Way

    As a company who operates as the firewall to businesses and their teams, specialising in candidate evaluation and screening, we are very well versed in Reference Checking. There is a...

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  • [THE SUCCESSFUL ADVISER PODCAST 088: UTILISING OUTSOURCED BUSINESS SERVICES WITH ANDREW DUERDEN]

    Welcome to the Successful Adviser Podcast. Learn from other successful advisers on how they grew their businesses, & how they live their lives - James McCracken Hope you enjoy this...

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  • 4 Myths About Selling a Business: Debunked

    _By: Craig West_ [successionplus.com.au](http://successionplus.com.au "successionplus.com.au") _Looking to sell your business? Don’t fall into these common traps that can eat away at your hard-earned capital!_ When it comes to time to...

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  • Employees Not Performing

    ![](https://us.v-cdn.net/6028249/uploads/editor/8q/if1oedcoahcw.png "") _By: Scott Patterson_ When talking with small to medium enterprise (SME) and family business owners, and you ask them about their major concerns, many will express frustrations around...

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  • [CLOSED] - FREE WEBINAR “The five most powerful retention strategies”

    Michael Page SME recruitment webinar “The five most powerful retention strategies” February 22nd, 2017 Time: 2 pm to 2:45 pm You spent months on hiring a new employee. You get...

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  • LinkedIn Tips

    #TIP 1 Make Your LinkedIn Profile Easy To Engage New Clients At the top of your executive summary on your LinkedIn profile, include a one sentence statement of what problem...

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  • Feedback, share and listen

    Startup advice from Julian Day - https://twitter.com/smeassn/status/824772971281657857

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  • Innovation does have an end date - (or "Life in Perpetual Beta")

    One thing we pride ourselves on at Workible is our culture of constant innovation. “Perpetual beta” – as I heard it put at innovation hub, Ideo, in Silicon Valley a...

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  • Finding it hard to find small business grants?

    You're not the only one! [Information around small business grants not always easy to find - SBS](http://bit.ly/2iLrmr8 "bit.ly/2iLrmr8")

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  • Hiring new staff? Why are job ads so expensive (and what you can do about it)

    We're in the business of helping SMEs find staff. And we're a SME ourselves. Despite the fact that we run the Australia's largest connected network of job sites, we're still,...

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  • New laws for Standard Form Contracts

    Check out our [blog post](http://smeacommunity.com.au/smea/discussion/119/new-laws-for-standard-form-contracts-is-your-sme-ready-for-the-change#latest "blog post") to read about new laws for Standard Form Contracts

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  • Psychology surrounding social media usage, Part 2

    So in my last post, I discussed with you how to “read the minds” of your Facebook audience. …which to be honest, is the starting point of EVERY marketing campaign,...

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  • Being late with your superannuation guarantee payments can cost you

    Employers be warned. If you are late in making superannuation payments for your employees the consequences can be far ranging, from missing out on eligible tax deductions to Company Directors...

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  • Do you know what you want from your business in 10 years?

    Our article [What do I want from my business in 10 years?](http://smeacommunity.com.au/smea/discussion/294/what-do-i-want-from-my-business-in-ten-years "smeacommunity.com.au/smea/discussion/294/what-do-i-want-from-my-business-in-ten-years") discusses top tips on a successful exit plan from @CraigWest . Do you have a succession plan...

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  • SME Radio available now on iTunes

    Tune in for all things SME - https://itunes.apple.com/au/podcast/sme-radio/id1185349001 … ![](https://us.v-cdn.net/6028249/uploads/editor/04/w8grnvux96bo.jpg "")

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  • Motor Vehicle Insurance

    Looking to upgrade or just purchasing a new company car? You may want to choose a white coloured one as some insurers rate them safer than other colours which will...

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  • New Post in our Member Series - @RazChorev - Adequate and representative branding

    [Adequate and representative branding](http://smeacommunity.com.au/smea/discussion/288/member-series-razchorev-adequate-and-representative-branding/p1?new=1 "smeacommunity.com.au/smea/discussion/288/member-series-razchorev-adequate-and-representative-branding/p1?new=1")

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  • How can I make my staff more efficient without becoming a micro-manager

    Automating your operations can mean huge gains to staff productivity and give you more control. We've just published a guide onhow automation can help you get the most out of...

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  • Breaking up is hard to do!

    [Breaking up is hard to do!](http://smeacommunity.com.au/smea/discussion/273/breaking-up-is-hard-to-do#latest "smeacommunity.com.au/smea/discussion/273/breaking-up-is-hard-to-do#latest")

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  • What are the technologies that your business is looking to embrace in 2017?

    [The SME Business Technology Landscape 2016](http://smeacommunity.com.au/smea/discussion/281/the-sme-business-technology-landscape-2016/p1?new=1 "smeacommunity.com.au/smea/discussion/281/the-sme-business-technology-landscape-2016/p1?new=1") discusses the recent Smart Company\JCurve survey on technology trends in 2016 and beyond for SME's. What are your technology goals of the year...

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  • Experiences with outsourcing?

    Having just read an article on Huff Post on [outsourcing & small business](http://preview.tinyurl.com/jfylncg "outsourcing & small business"), have members had any experience with outsourcing for their business? What were the...

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  • Retirement. Is it just a dream?

    Retirement - Is it just a dream?

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  • Get more out of the Community!

    Review our Community Guides, to ensure you getting the most out of the SMEA Community! Engage with the SMEA Community

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  • Big Data and Customer Experience

    Big Data. What is it? Well it’s data that is Big, silly. Like really, really big, and getting bigger every day. Mountains of information on your customers or people who...

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  • Current Warning – Facebook Messenger Users - Excercise Caution

    If you use the Facebook Message functionality, be vigilant if you receive messages with an image file from any of your Facebook friends. Unless you are absolutely sure and can...

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  • Member Series - @RazChorev

    With our on going commitment to the SMEA Community, we are proud to present our _Member Series. A series of articles from our valued Community members who are sharing their...

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  • Professional Indemnity Insurance

    Our recent blog post detailed how Professional Indemnity Insurance is essential to your business. Read it here [smeacommunity.com.au/smea/discussion/138/professional-indemnity-insurance-essential-protection-for-your-business](http://smeacommunity.com.au/smea/discussion/138/professional-indemnity-insurance-essential-protection-for-your-business "smeacommunity.com.au/smea/discussion/138/professional-indemnity-insurance-essential-protection-for-your-business") What are your primary concerns when determining the right insurance coverage...

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  • Accountant or Financial Planner?

    Having just read the the article on the Agile Accountant, it got me wondering who I regarded as the more trusted advisor. For me, it's the accountant, I must admit...

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  • Cyber Security Minister

    With the appointment of Australia's first cyber security minister (not in a hurry or anything!), I am interested in hearing the thoughts of the community on what there feelings and...

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  • When Your Data is Taken Hostage...A Tale Of 2 Ransom Attempts

    The nasty “ransom-ware” exploit is becoming very common. It is spread by a virus – mostly emailed to the victim, it might look like a package tracking notification or be...

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  • ASBFEO Payment Times & Practices Inquiry

    The ASBFEO have launched their Payment Times & Practices Inquiry due to report in March 2017. Have your say on invoice payment times and their effect on your small business....

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  • Have you posted your marketplace offer yet?

    Engage with the community and reach new customers by posting your offer to the [Marketplace](http://smeacommunity.com.au/marketplace "Marketplace"). It's free to all VIP members

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  • Why you need to hire for cultural fit

    When you’re recruiting, identifying cultural fit in candidates is essential. There is a greater likelihood that employees will stay with a business when the work feels meaningful and the company’s...

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  • [WHAT IS YOUR REMOTE TEAM MANAGEMENT WORKFLOW AND SOFTWARE SETUP LIKE?]

    The responses to this question are often focused on naming a few cool tools with little around why, when and how they should be used. The responses by Raisul Kabir...

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  • When to Consider (or Reconsider) Outsourcing Your IT

    With nearly 2 decades of IT outsourcing experience, we consistently see that many SMEs reach a point where they bump into one of what we have come to know as...

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  • Part 5 @FooForce's Cyber Security Series posted

    Don't miss @FooForce's excellent series on Cyber Security. Part 5 Part 5 - Anatomy of a Phish has just been posted.

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  • Complimentary Best Seller - "Buying Customers"

    @soniai has provided the Community with a complimentary copy of Brad Sugar's "Buying Customers". Click here to find out more

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  • Anatomy of a Phish (Part 5 in an SME Cyber Risk Series from FooForce)

    So, I talked about phishing and whaling and perhaps you’re all super familiar with these things and would no way, ever get scammed. Just in case you are still not...

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  • Simple Staff Systems to Save Time

    Find out some simple tips to help you save time - Read more..

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  • Are you creating eager clients?

    Find out how you can in a new article by @SteveBrossman

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  • SMEA Member Offer: Save your business THOUSANDS with the Great Managers Academy

    The research shows that more than **70% of employees in Australia are not engaged at work**, which means they’re not working to their full capacity. This is costing your business...

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  • New Articles Posted

    The Social Enterprise State Working from Home - My Experiences

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  • The Best Practices For Conducting Performance Reviews

    Do you feel like it might be time for a change in your office environment? Perhaps the productivity isn’t as good as it use to be or there are a...

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  • Outsourcing v's Nearshoring v's Remote Teams

    The first thing I am sure you will discover as you start to investigate outsourcing options is a confusing, and sometimes contradictory, use of terms. These three terms area good...

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  • Phishing, Whaling and BEC – Don’t Get Harpooned (Part 4 in an SME Cyber Risk Series from FooForce)

    BEC or Business Email Compromise has been around for a while. We are all probably used to the term phishing or spearphising. A quick refresher for those who have forgotten...

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  • New Article - Keeping the Family Business Going

    Keeping the Family Business Going

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  • What are your succession plans for your family business?

    Our recent article on Keeping the Family Business Going discussed succession planning for family businesses. What are your succession plans when you finally retire?

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  • Outsourcing Services - Free Consult & 25% Off Set-up Costs

    Business process outsourcing - What does it really mean; how does it work; what are the real risks; and, what are the savings. Answering these questions is often the first...

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  • 7 Common HR Mistakes You Can't Afford To Make

    If you’re like most small business owners and managers, you probably wear many hats and are responsible for many areas of your business. You’re the CEO, bean counter, marketing whiz,...

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  • New survey - SME \ Accountant Trust

    Take a survey as part of a post-doctoral research project about the trust between your small business and your accountant. For more details, see the discussion - http://smeacommunity.com.au/smea/discussion/217/survey-trust-your-smes-and-your-public-accountant-doctoral-research-project/p1?new=1

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  • Survey - Trust between SMEs and their public accountant (Doctoral Research Project)

    A doctoral research project currently being undertaken by Michael Cherry BE(Hons) MCom Doctoral Student at Charles Sturt University is looking at the Trust between SME's and their Public Accountants and...

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  • Have you signed up to SuperStream yet?

    Our recent article on SuperStream & your SME detailed that nearly a quarter of SME's have yet to sign up to SuperStream and that they risk non-compliance. Small businesses have...

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  • The True Cost of Business

    You know, it’s a funny thing, and it sounds like a bit of cliché, but you really do get what you pay for. So many businesses think that, after looking...

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  • Smart Phones, MMA’s and BYOD (Part 3 in an SME Cyber Risk Series from FooForce)

    So you’ve just installed that new app on your smartphone – it’s a productivity tool, or a game, or a sports or lifestyle app. _It’s not just your computers and...

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  • Have you made your Marketplace offer yet?

    Your commitment to the SMEA Community is greatly appreciated. We have a small favour to ask. It would be great to see you take advantage of the Marketplace and POST...

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  • Safework NSW – Mentor Program 2016/17

    Interested in joining the Safework NSW Mentor Program - find all the details here - http://smeacommunity.com.au/smea/discussion/208/safework-nsw-mentor-program-2016-17

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  • Member Article @MichaelPage - What is the time cost of hiring great candidates

    http://smeacommunity.com.au/smea/discussion/206/what-is-the-time-cost-of-hiring-great-candidates-for-smes-member-article#latest

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  • Why Your Anti-Virus Software Alone is Not Enough (Part 2 in an SME Cyber Risk Series from FooForce)

    Antivirus software (AV) is designed to detect and block or remove potential malware threats and viruses that arrive, before they infect your system. And most perform according to the promise...

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  • SMEA Member Exclusive Offer – Free Backup and Recovery Audit

    Nearly 1 in 3 Australian SME’s are subjected to some form of cyber-attack each year, and the pace of attacks is increasing. The costs to the business can range from...

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