5 tips to optimise your ecommerce conversion strategy

Online shopping is becoming a more convenient option than walking into a shop and looking for things you need....

Online shopping is becoming a more convenient option than walking into a shop and looking for things you need. And it is quite tempting—who wouldn’t want to scroll through dozens of shopping catalogues while sitting in the comforts of their home? In Australia alone, approximately 73% of families shopped...

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Digital marketing ideas to boost your retail sales in Autumn

2019 has been a tough year overall for retailers in Australia. In the fall season or March, April, and...

2019 has been a tough year overall for retailers in Australia. In the fall season or March, April, and May last year, the retail industry saw slower growth than expected. Analysts attributed this to consumers' restraint in spending because of flat wages growth, falling house prices, debts, and other...

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Help protect your business from online scams

Originally posted on NBN Co website. Online scams are bad for business but, fortunately, there are steps you can take...

Originally posted on NBN Co website. Online scams are bad for business but, fortunately, there are steps you can take to help stop your business falling prey to common tricks. From the smallest of enterprises through to companies that span the globe, one thing that all businesses have in common is...

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The big future of small business

By Stephen Rue, NBN Co Chief Executive Officer Small business is truly the backbone of Australia’s economy. Businesses with fewer...

By Stephen Rue, NBN Co Chief Executive Officer Small business is truly the backbone of Australia’s economy. Businesses with fewer than 20 employees employ nearly half (46 percent) of the Australian workforce, and contribute a third (35 percent) of Australia’s GDP. While increased connectivity, affordability and the cloud have...

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nbn™ Bushfire recovery and support updates

The NBN Co is embedded with state emergency services to restore impacted services across Australian, where possible and safe...

The NBN Co is embedded with state emergency services to restore impacted services across Australian, where possible and safe to do so.  We’ve dedicated emergency management team and approach, including field crews, community engagement teams, portable temporary network infrastructure – all prioritised in supporting Emergency Services and the community...

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A quick guide to retail digital marketing in 2020

This article was originally published at StraightArrow’s website Along with the new year comes new strategies and trends to follow....

This article was originally published at StraightArrow’s website Along with the new year comes new strategies and trends to follow. And as someone looking to improve your digital marketing efforts, it’s important that you stay on top of the latest updates so you can apply them. Chances are you've stumbled...

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12 e-Commerce Marketing Ideas to Boost Your Holiday Campaigns

With Christmas so close, the most frustrating thing for online retailers is the habit of shoppers clicking “Add to...

With Christmas so close, the most frustrating thing for online retailers is the habit of shoppers clicking “Add to Cart” on all the items they want to buy, only to leave without actually checking these out. If you’re wondering how to move your shoppers towards a successful purchase, we’ve...

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More than a café: connected coffee at Boston Bean

Originally published on NBN Co Blog We head to seaside Port Lincoln to discover how connectivity has helped to bring...

Originally published on NBN Co Blog We head to seaside Port Lincoln to discover how connectivity has helped to bring coffee company, Boston Bean, to South Australia (SA). The famous American comedian Milton Berle once said, “If opportunity doesn’t knock, build a door”. But in the case of Richard and Sue Scott,...

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New Code of Practice levels the playing field for NSW retailers.

By Kyle Swain, Retail Director Aust & NZ, Lpc Cresa Last week’s announcement by NSW Minister for Finance and Small...

By Kyle Swain, Retail Director Aust & NZ, Lpc Cresa Last week’s announcement by NSW Minister for Finance and Small Business Damien Tudehope of a new voluntary Code of Practice for the NSW retail sector promises greater transparency, certainty and fairness for tenants and shopping centre landlords. The new Code of...

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NBN Co launches business nbn™ solution finder to help businesses find the right broadband plan for their needs

Created by Chris Gregory, National Industry Engagement Manager, Business, nbn Co New wholesale discount bundles for businesses over the fixed...

Created by Chris Gregory, National Industry Engagement Manager, Business, nbn Co New wholesale discount bundles for businesses over the fixed line nbn™ broadband access network, and the business nbn™ solution finder online tool were launched earlier week. Why is this important for Australian businesses? NBN Co’s Paul Tyler, Chief Customer...

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How to differentiate + protect your retail brand

Created by Christine Moody, Chief Brand Officer, http://BrandAudits.com.au This webinar answers the important questions associated with trade marking and how...

Created by Christine Moody, Chief Brand Officer, http://BrandAudits.com.au This webinar answers the important questions associated with trade marking and how to make your brand stand out. Topics covered include: What is a trademark. Trademark examples  What are the benefits of trademarking your brand and what to avoid Creating a brand that...

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A look at the future of retail in 2019 and beyond

Written by Brian Walker, Retail Doctor Group The tectonic shifts in the retail space in 2018 have served their purpose...

Written by Brian Walker, Retail Doctor Group The tectonic shifts in the retail space in 2018 have served their purpose in defining 2019. Retailers should expect to see a 30 per cent growth in online sales over the coming year, with 70 per cent of those sales transacted on smart...

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The Circular Economy, SDGs and Sparking Joy find common ground

Written by Worlds Biggest Garage Sale Currently there is a groundswell of enthusiasm for the Circular Economy in Australia, particularly...

Written by Worlds Biggest Garage Sale Currently there is a groundswell of enthusiasm for the Circular Economy in Australia, particularly in Queensland and this week, as part of International Women’s Day, I’ll be talking about the building of circular economies for advancing Australia's SDG   2030 Agenda at the University of...

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Getting your retail business back trading after a natural disaster

Written by Kyle Swain, Retail Director, Australia and New Zealand – Lpc Cresa Our thoughts are with everyone impacted by...

Written by Kyle Swain, Retail Director, Australia and New Zealand – Lpc Cresa Our thoughts are with everyone impacted by the devastating flooding in Townsville and Far North Queensland this week. Having assisted a number of retailers impacted by the 2017 floods resulting from Cyclone Debbie, we have some idea...

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The relationship between online and physical retail

Written by Brian Walker, CEO and Founder: Retail Doctor Group “Consumers have a different path to purchase. They don’t shop...

Written by Brian Walker, CEO and Founder: Retail Doctor Group “Consumers have a different path to purchase. They don’t shop less than they used to; it is just that the footsteps went online. You have to think differently in how you engage with users.” – Margo Georgiadis Is consumer behaviour changing as...

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One simple question to ask your customers IRL

By Christine Moody, Brand Audits With all the discussion around the growth of online stores and the ongoing challenges with...

By Christine Moody, Brand Audits With all the discussion around the growth of online stores and the ongoing challenges with bricks-and-mortar stores, what every retailer ultimately wants is happy customers. Happy customers leads to both word-of-mouth referrals as well as long-term, repeat customers. Most retailers understand the power of the...

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