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SIX TIPS TO LEVERAGING THE NEWS CYCLE FOR PUBLICITY (Part 2)

The time-honoured media tradition that is the news cycle presents businesses and brands with golden opportunities to get potential - and invaluable - editorial exposure and publicity.

Following on from these three starting tips (Part 1), ensure you also cover off these additional elements to maximise your chances of earning – and owning - the media’s attention on relevant issues.

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Behind The Roller Door – Kinder & Co

As far as ‘How To’ business advice guides go, Braeside-based bulk materials handling experts Kinder & Co recognise that “10 Ways to Murder your Conveyor Belt” will certainly capture the attention of their customers and stakeholders.

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Stepping up to the Big League - breakfast review

It is the first rule of communication planning in business: find out who’s who in the zoo. When it comes to plotting how to break into international markets on the coat-tails of a large, multinational corporation, the same rule applies.

 

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Are you using *Quotable Quotes* in your PR?

The ‘Quotable Quote’.

Arguably the simplest, most effective messaging tool in your PR kit, whether used across your own new media content platforms or in old school media interviews. 

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Important changes for employers contributing to SMSFs

Important changes for employers contributing to Self Managed Super Funds' (SMSF),from 1 July 2014. Do you employ 20 or more employees or are you an employee of a business with 20 or more employees and have an SMSF, then read on.

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Meet Your Mates

Meet Your Mates

Kingston City Council invites business owners to network at Food @ Four on Thursday 20th March 2014

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Staff Uniforms - An integral part of presenting your company to the public.

5 Simple reasons why wearing a uniform can set your business apart from the rest and set you up for success...

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Privacy Act Reform

Does your business have an annual turnover of greater than $3 million and:

  • use external IT providers, off-site data storage and/or cloud computing?
  • outsource business functions to local or overseas contractors?
  • send direct marketing communications to customers or clients?
  • send customer or client information overseas?

If “yes” to any of the above, then the new Privacy laws (commencing 12 March 2014) will apply to your business.  Even if the turnover is less than $3 million, you may choose or be required by your trading partners to comply.

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How to Sell Price Focussed Shoppers

The most common complaint we get today as business coaches to small to medium business owners is that we can’t compete with the big guys on price.

The perception in the market place is that people are shopping on price alone. The only reason your customer asks the price up front is because that is what we as business owners have trained them to do.

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Relationships and partnerships themes underpin nominee breakfast presentations

‘For better or worse, for richer or poorer, in sickness and in health ...’ – the common marriage ceremony refrain could just as easily be applied in business, if the first two Melbourne Business Awards nominees for 2014 are to be believed.

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Melbourne’s South-East Business Awards – 2014 “THE BEST OF THE BEST”

The Melbourne’s South-East (MSE) is home to 1.4m Victorians and Australia’s best region to invest, live, work and play, it is also home to a regional economic development alliance of 10 local government authorities, utility companies and state and federal government departments.

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Chairman’s Welcome Note

As I reflect on the presentations delivered by the nominees at our first breakfast for the year, I am reminded of this motivating sentiment:

“When everything seems to be going against you, remember that the airplane takes off against the wind.”*

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Behind the Roller Door – New Business Profile Series

What goes on behind those rusty red roller doors of that building over there? Or what about those clean but anonymous-looking white buildings on that industrial estate in Braeside?

Valid questions for anyone who has paused to ponder while sitting in traffic en route to work.

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Four Key Points to Make Your Business Presentation Resonate With Your Audience

The business of presenting to audiences in any setting can often be a daunting task.

Done well, you will in all likelihood achieve buy-in from your customers or stakeholders. However, failure to connect in a genuine way can quickly result in a lost sale and potentially do some damage to your brand and reputation (personal and business) in the longer term.

 

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Hunt for a new home

The Melbourne Business Awards have begun the hunt for a new home for our annual series of Business Breakfasts.

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International Women’s Day breakfast - 5th March

International Women’s Day breakfast  "Inspiring Change" - Wednesday 5th March @ 7:00am

Featuring - Luz Restrepo from Sisterworks, Aimee Marks of TOM Organic and Beth Wilson

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When Did You Last Grow Profits by 61%?…Here’s 5 Ways to Do So Today

Is there a “secret” way to grow your profits?

For years, David Guest has  taught a simple, “secret” formula to massively grow profits in any business.

Interestingly, those owners in the category of small-and-medium sized businesses seem to embrace this formula far easier than those “big business” owners who have been in business for a long time.

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Stair kings named ‘Business of the Year’

Stairs manufacturer Slattery & Acquroff edges out close competition to take the Melbourne Business Awards’ ‘Business of the Year’ title at the MBAs’ Gala Breakfast on December 6.

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Congratulation!!!

Congratulation to the team at Slattery & Acquroff, who were crowned by the Melbourne Business Awards, South East Region, the 2013 "Business of the Year".

Slattery & Acquroffis an Australian owned family business that has been crafting beautiful stairs since 1920.

Rotary Club Breakfast December 4th

Our sponsor The Rotary club of Bentleigh Moorabbin Central has a special speaker from the football field for their breakfast meeting on the 4th December.

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Congratulations Nugents

Congratulations to Charles Knight, Wealth Management Partner of Nugents Group on being recognised as the only Victorian Finalist in the 2013 Hillross Financial Advisor of the Year Award.

  

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CHANGES TO AUSTRALIAN PRIVACY LAWS

On the 12th March 2014, the Federal Privacy laws will change.  The legislation to effect the changes has already been passed.

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Create an IMPACT! New public speaking training workshop

Are you a business leader or company executive who needs to deliver regular public presentations as part of your professional mandate?

Are you seeking to build your professional and personal brand through public speaking engagements but feel you lack the polished skills to have real impact?

Join Confidence Tricks on December 11 for the first of our summer public workshops specialising in practical small group presentation skills training.

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Judging Day a success but who will win MBAs’ Business of the Year award?

Melbourne Business Awards sponsors complete their annual judging day tour of the eight businesses nominated for the Business of the Year title.

Competition this year is tight with all eight businesses proving they are strong contenders for the annual award, to be handed out at our Gala Breakfast on December 6.

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HOLMESGLEN TO BE HOSPITALITY HQ FOR DEFENCE FORCE TRAINEES

Holmesglen has signed a five-year contract with the Australian Defence Force to provide hospitality training for trainees from around the country.

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