Since 2009 the herBusiness blog has presented over 1,500 posts to its audience of national (and international) readers, women in business. Authored by a talented group of women business owners, the herbusiness blog keeps ABN customers up-to-date with changes in small business policy and provides tips and strategies for making business easier. Contributors provide advice and guidelines from everything from composing company newsletters to recruitment and hiring. The blog touches on important technological developments in the online world like mobile EFTPOS transactions and using technology effectively. In this post we feature some of the most popular posts on the blog. Subscribe to receive updates and business tips from the blog.
Boost your newsletter results
Belinda Weaver of Copywrite Matters offers some great tips to writing company newsletters in her post 21 Great Ideas For Your Next Company Newsletter. A high-quality newsletter should include a variety of content that personalises your brand. Keeping readers up-to-date and entertained is the key to ongoing subscription. With these helpful suggestions, there is no excuse to put off creating a newsletter for your company.
Make it easy to get cash from customers
Nerida Gill of Admin Bandit explains how mobile EFTPOS transactions can help small businesses take the leap from cash-only transactions. Goodbye “Cash Only”: The Low-Down on Eftpos and Accepting Credit Card Payments on Your Mobile Phone provides information on mobile terminals and how they avoid hefty transactional fees.
How to best set up Facebook for business
Megan Barrow of Joella wrote this post Facebook: Why You Should Separate Your Business and Personal Pages which touches on the reasons personal and business pages are best kept apart. Two separate accounts mean that private lives stay private and business pages retain their professionalism.
Finding the best people to join your team
Recruitment is made easy with Kristy-Lee Billett’s Recruitment and Selection Tools. What to Use When. From reference checks to skills testing, this list is a handy tool for hiring new recruits in any business setting. Kristy-Lee is director of The Footprint Group.
How to introduce people in business
Amanda MacLean of Equitas Partners recently did some coaching with a person new to client management, on the topic of Business Etiquette. In the blog post Hello, Hello: How to introduce people in a business context she explains that even it may seem old fashioned, yet respect, warmth, charm and common courtesy will be noticed by your clients, prospective clients and business partners. The herBusiness Blog is published almost daily and provides great tips for starting, managing and growing a business. Subscribe using the Subscription box to the RIGHT of this post to receive updates and business tips from the blog. This post was co-authored by Poppy Johnston. Poppy is currently completing a journalism internship at the HerBusiness. She is studying Media and Communications at The University of Sydney.