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Turning a hobby into a business

Mari-Mar Walton loves running marathons and travel. See how she combined these hobbies to create a niche travel agency.

Starting and running a business: tips from E&C Joinery

For this busy joinery a conservative but positive approach has been the key. The owner shares some practical advice here.

Understanding and managing your cash flow

Cash flow – what is it, and how can you manage it? This article explains what you need to know, and has some handy calculators too.

Making a start: First steps to starting a business

What do you need to set up when you’re starting business? Here’s some tips, links and calculators to cover the basics.

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Kochie’s Business Builders: Starting a business

Kochie gives some advice on how help to stack the odds in your favour when you’re starting a new business.

How a business plan got a business off the ground

This butcher has a refreshing approach to his business. He’s got some tips that any business should pay attention to.

NAB Microenterprise loan

Had trouble finding finance for your small business idea? The NAB Micro Enterprise Program could be the answer.

Establishing business relationships

There aren’t many Indonesian females in the construction industry. Astrid Vasile shares her success story here.

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Buying a small business

Thinking of buying an existing business? Here’s how to assess if it’s right for you.

Kochie’s Business Builders: SpotGo

SpotGo’s owner is bucking the trend by keeping his manufacturing local. He explains why.

Start your business with a Microenterprise loan

Seven tips to starting a successful retail business

The retail industry is very competitive. Once your retail business is up and running, it’s time to focus on staying up-to-date and relevant, so that you maintain your competitive edge. Successful business owners are always looking at ways they can grow their business and maximise their profits, and our checklist can help you ensure you’re doing just that.

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7 Tips to Increase Your Chance Of Start-Up Success

Getting your business legally ready

Starting a business is an energising and fun time – but also one that involves checking you’ve covered all the steps you need to take.

Know your market

Learn how to make it easier for your customers to pay

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Understand your customers

Seven tips to getting your tradie business set up for success.

Once your trade business is up and running, it’s important to check you’re still on the right track. We’ve put together a guide and checklist that can help you identify ways to get the most out of your business, and outline new opportunities.

Launch your new business faster with NAB Startup

Take the hassle out of setting up your ABN, registering for tax, domain names and more with NAB Startup service.

How to write a business plan

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How to use our SWOT analysis template

What are your strengths, weaknesses, opportunities and threats? Find out why you need a SWOT analysis, and learn how to do it.

How to use our start-up costs calculator

Will the costs of starting your business outweigh the returns? Use this calculator to help work it out.

Business viability calculator

Starting a business? Work out the numbers first with this handy calculator.

Are you suited to running a business?

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Get your business started with an ABN from NAB Startup

From registering an ABN (or ACN), to getting a domain name - we've partnered with Easycompanies to help simplify the start-up process. If you're a start-up, we've got you covered.

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Bank feed integration

Your daily bank feed can now be reconciled directly with your accounting package (including Xero, MYOB and Reckon). Easy to set up and manage, saving you time and increasing accuracy.

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