Top 10 findings: Grants in Australia 2017

The latest research findings on grants in Australia has been released.

Innovation Lab, an enterprise of ourcommunity.com.au recently published Grants in Australia: Annual research findings for Australian grantseekers and grantmakers, July 2017.

The top 10 findings are listed, along with relevant comments, grant tips and experience from Indigo Gold. [Read more…]

Startup? 9 tips for starting a business

Starting a new business can be very exciting, and daunting at the same time.  For the best chance of your startup being a success, make sure your business follows a hobby, passion or something that you care deeply about.

What is the most important thing to do?  Act now and get started!  If you are someone that keeps putting it off, you may need to reconsider your dream and focus on something else.

So, grab your laptop, notebook or whatever your weapon of choice is, and get started.  Chunk the tips into manageable sessions and you will progress well to starting your new venture.

If in doubt about your options, take the simplest path – you can always change or update later.  Remember, you will make mistakes, but action is the only way forward.

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7 tips to help boost your business

Business owners face many challenges in today’s tough economic climate. With many people working at least 44 hours in a typical week, implementing effective strategies can be a great way to reduce the toil, boost business and enjoy life a little more.

If you’re like me and love your coffee, you’ll enjoy the following ideas and opportunities for a business ‘boost’ or growth, served with a caffeine twist.

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