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15/04/2020
By WBA

Benefits of Online Chat For Websites

Benefits of Online Chat For Websites – contributed by Hot Lizard Designs A few years ago, the prospect of having live chat software on a website was either extremely expensive, required complex coding, or was only aimed at larger companies.  This blog will make you understand the benefits of online chat for websites. As more […]

15/04/2020
By WBA

Benefits Of SEO During A Pandemic

Benefits Of SEO During A Pandemic – Contributed by Perth Digital Edge The World Health Organisation (WHO) has declared Coronavirus (COVID-19) a global pandemic. This article will take you through the benefits of SEO during a pandemic. Many cities in the world implement a 14-day to 12-week lockdown to control the spread of the virus. Businesses […]

27/03/2020
By WBA

PLAN TO BEAT THE CHALLENGES OF THE CORONAVIRUS

PLAN TO BEAT THE CHALLENGES OF THE CORONAVIRUS – Contributed by Pascoe Partners Accountants  Whether you believed the Coronavirus was just media hype, or that panic buying toilet rolls was the cure, it cannot be denied that small businesses are now beginning to suffer.  Businesses must plan to beat the challenges of the coronavirus. There […]

20/03/2020
By WBA

IMPROVE YOUR WEBSITE TODAY – GET CHUNKING

IMPROVE YOUR WEBSITE TODAY – GET CHUNKING – Contributed by Burning Fruit Business owners can find themselves scratching their heads in frustration with shortcomings on their website and feel helpless to improve it without a serious overhaul or rebuild. However, if you are after some quick wins, “chunking” is an effective and easy way to […]

16/03/2020
By WBA

THE FIRST STEP TO BEING MORE EFFECTIVE IN YOUR MARKETING

THE FIRST STEP TO BEING MORE EFFECTIVE IN YOUR MARKETING – Contributed by Burning Fruit DEFINE YOUR AUDIENCE To refine your messaging and how you communicate with your audience, it is essential that you know your ideal customer inside and out. When you hone in on this detail you can market to them more effectively, […]

12/03/2020
By WBA

Is It Ok To Gender Target Your Marketing

Is It Ok To Gender Target Your Marketing – Contributed by AndyK Graphic Artist So is it ok to gender target your marketing? The short answer is ABSOLUTELY!!!! Don’t get me wrong, I am a very strong supporter of equality, but I’m also a realist. As a general rule, men and women react differently to […]

05/03/2020
By WBA

5 Reasons To Use Squarespace

5 Reasons Why I Use Squarespace – contributed by Hot Lizard Designs When it comes to designing websites, there are lots of platform options to choose.  Personally, I am a big fan of Squarespace since I discovered it nearly 8 years ago.  I use this platform to build websites for all of my clients. Here […]

03/03/2020
By WBA

WEALTH MINDSET AND FAMILY BUSINESS

SOCIOEMOTIONAL WEALTH MINDSET AND FAMILY BUSINESS – Contributed by Woodhouse Socioemotional Wealth Mindset What do you think are the value systems that underpin family business decisions? Recently I was invited to deliver a presentation entitled “Family Businesses in Modern Context: Challenges and Issues” and I wanted to make it more valuable than just stating the […]

03/03/2020
By WBA

FAMILY BUSINESS IS DIFFERENT

FAMILY BUSINESS IS DIFFERENT – contributed by Woodhouse The Point Where Family and Business Collide I recently presented a workshop on succession planning. One of the attendees commented they had not realised how different or how emotional the family business space really is compared to non-family SME’s. Working with family businesses, I am constantly surprised […]

20/02/2020
By WBA

40+ tasks you can outsource to a VA

40+ tasks you can outsource to a VA – Contributed by Rachel Boros at SB Creations I am often asked what a VA does? I also often see people asking in Facebook groups etc what type of tasks they could outsource to a VA and what the cost would be, so I thought I would […]

20/02/2020
By WBA

WEBSITE TAGLINES & WHY IT’S TIME TO NAIL IT

THE UNDERESTIMATED TAGLINE AND WHY IT’S TIME TO NAIL IT – Contributed by Burning Fruit Speak to any business adviser and they will stress the importance of a “tagline” or “strap line.” This is your opportunity to articulate your product or service offering in a nutshell. Sitting underneath your logo, any prospect can quickly understand […]

16/02/2020
By WBA

Rejection Therapy: Sell More By Getting More Comfortable With ‘No’

Rejection Therapy: Sell More By Getting More Comfortable With ‘No’ – Contributed by Ignitzee Losing the fear of rejection takes time because it relies on changing how we see rejection, preparing for it and reflecting on it. And lots of practice. Being OK with rejection is important for businesses so you can sell more, and […]

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Notice of Special General Meeting - 22 Feb 2022

Notice of Special General Meeting – Tues 22 February 2022. Over the past 22 years the Wanneroo Business Association (WBA) has evolved into what some say is the most pro...