Twenty years ago, entrepreneur Phil Chapman noticed a gap in the market and decided to do something about it. He set up Lease1 to help retail business owners negotiate a better deal for their shop leases. Phil’s motivation was to level the playing field between large shopping centres and business owners. Things progressed well for…

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Without teamwork, businesses would get nowhere. And without Teamwork, businesses can’t get the most out of their teams. What are we talking about? Teamwork is one of the handiest project management tools out there. The reality of the modern workplace is your team can be spread far and wide. You could be outsourcing to international…

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What do you get when you combine two passionate business owners, a love of systems and a turbo-charged business education? The answer is a very fast journey to business success. Interestingly, Bec Wiles and Brenda Dolieslager were both independent business owners when they first met at Business Blueprint. They quickly realised they could join forces…

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Do you ever wonder how some businesses manage to create images and marketing materials which look so impressive? It’s like they have a full-time professional photographer on board and have a limitless budget for graphic design. Here’s the truth: they probably don’t have marketing budgets which are any larger than yours. It is likely they…

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With Christmas done and dusted and February approaching, there are no more excuses. It’s time to get down to business and set some goals for 2019 (if you haven’t already). Part of this should involve a marketing strategy/plan. Even if your business is small, you need an outline of what your marketing hopes to achieve…

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There’s not a business owner alive who doesn’t have “EARN MORE MONEY” as part of their 2019 list of resolutions. The question is… how will you do that? It’s all very well to want more but you need a plan to make things truly happen. To kick 2019 off on the right foot, here is…

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