Business Victoria Podcast
Summary: Small business owners share their knowledge of starting their business, including the successes, achievements and mistakes they made along the way. Benefit from their hindsight as they give advice and tips for other small businesses on a range of problem areas from finance and employment to marketing.
Yahvinah Morris from Soulveg explains how the Koori Business Network helped put her in touch with other business owners.
Tristan White of The Physio Co talks about recruiting, motivating and retaining staff.
Catherine and Rodney Ashton from Tuscan Trellis Specialist Painting talk about how their business confidence has been boosted by seeking out support and tips.
Jo Macdermott from Next Marketing talks about building a client base, low-cost marketing tips, and how the 'Find an Adviser' service can connect business owners with expert advice.
Paul Gilliard and Bernadette Ashcroft from Lifestyle National talk about providing diverse, ongoing training for their staff and how the 'Skills for Growth' program helped develop their training strategies.
Annette Sax from Koori education consultancy Yarn Strong Sista talks about how networking has been crucial to their growth and how the Koori Business Network helped take their business to the next level.
Kerry Scanlon from Just 4 Mums shares tips on how to build an effective website, explains terms such as "keywords" and "Google analytics" and discusses strategies to make your website work for you.
Nick Young from Two Ruffians talks about the challenges of securing finance and how the "Business Loan Finder" can help.
Robyn Green from Robyn's Soap House talks about the challenges and rewards of turning a hobby into a business, how she found the information she needed, and some business success tips.
Melissa Voderberg and Louise McDonald from award-winning eco-design business Studio Latitude discuss how solid business planning helped their artistic vision and how a business plan can be an ongoing tool for growth.