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Kochie’s Business Builders: Mecca Cosmetica

Mecca Cosmetica’s founder shares some of her secrets to creating her 67- store retail empire, despite fierce competition.

Networking and building relationships for your business

This successful hamper business started in a living room. Find out how networking and some smart NAB solutions helped it grow.

Service sells: start up tips from LJ Hooker

LJ Hooker’s third best performing branch is in isolated Karratha. Its owner talks about what he thinks makes a difference.

Building referrals with online marketing

In just two and half years, this Gold Coast couple grew their limo business from one car to 14. They say online marketing was the key.

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From small things, big things grow: The National Tiles story

The National Tiles story: Hear from Nick Walker, son of founder Frank Walker, on their national success story.

Why become an entrepreneur? Wisdom from Sue Ismiel

“As entrepreneurs we are a rare breed. We innovate, we motivate, we create.” - Sue Ismiel.

A fine food evolution: The story of Bottega Rotolo

Hear from founder and owner Rosalie Rotolo-Hassan about the development and evolution of her business, and her insights into succeeding in the specialist food sector.

Oliver Warner: The inspirational true story of Caravan Eggs

With an eye to adding more diversity to their beef, lamb and cropping operation, the Warner family hatched a plan to use their 1,700-hectare property to house a true free range egg enterprise. Caravan Eggs is the fast-growing result.

Articles 8 to 11

Justin Montesalvo: From idea to global camper dream

Sharing the journey with camping enthusiasts on social media has played a key part in the runaway success of Queensland camper trailer manufacturer Patriot Campers.

Sarina Russo: The story behind her success

“If you have a dream, if you have an idea, execute it and start today.” - Sarina Russo.

Turning an idea into big business

From conception to international retail success

How did a little maternity wear start-up from Victoria grow into an international business?

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Kochie’s Business Builders: Beattie Wines

Georgia Beattie took single-serve wine containers from an idea to an international business. She shares her thoughts here.

Innovation a key driver for success

Many thought Thankyou water would fail. 7 years on, they’re still growing. Their co-founder explains how they do it.

How to achieve the ultimate in exporting

An unusual honey wine got this wine-maker into the Asian market. A big part of it was finding easier ways for his customers to pay him.

Making international payments

Making an international payment? It’s not that hard, but there are some important basics you’ll need to master first.

Articles 16 to 19

Kochie’s Business Builders: Exporting

When you’re starting to export you need all the advice you can get. Here’s the best place to start.

Expanding into Asia

Thinking about expanding into Asia? Find out how we can help with the payments and banking side.

Diversification and expanding into Asia

This farmer grows businesses everywhere - including China. See how his NAB Agribusiness Banker helped him follow his dreams.

Kochie’s Business Builders: SpotGo

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

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Kochie's Business Builders: Emma and Tom's

Ten years after launching Tom Griffiths shares the key things that have kept Emma and Tom's growing.

SMSF and your business: Insurance and your SMSF

Did you now there are tax advantages for holding personal insurance through super? NAB’s specialists explain.

SMSF and your business: Capital Gains Tax Concessions

Many small business owners don’t know about capital gains tax concessions though SMSFs. Our specialists explain more.

SMSF and your business: Borrowing to invest

Borrowing through your super for investment has become quite popular. Our specialist explains what’s involved.

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SMSF and your business: Business Real Property

SMSF and Your Business: Business and Beyond

One of Australia’s leading SMSF experts explains the basics of establishing and reviewing your investment strategy.

Trailer Made Food and NAB Now

Amy is living the dream with her middle-eastern food truck. She explains why she loves it and how NAB Now makes it easier.

Taking payments on the move

Wish there was an easy way to take card payments while you’re out and about? Learn more about NAB Now.

Articles 28 to 31

SMSF and your business: Why SMSF?

Why are SMSFs so popular? See why this business owner set one up and why it works for him.

Protecting your business

Do you manage risk properly? See why you need a risk strategy, its trickle-down benefits and how it can save you money.

Kochie's Business Builders: Cash flow management

Kochie’s Business Builders: Business planning essentials

Kochie outlines in simple terms what a business plan is, and why it shouldn’t be too long.

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Crossfit South Yarra and NAB Now

This personal trainer can take payments on the go. How? He uses a NAB Now device.

Kochie's Business Builders: Writing a business plan

A business plan will help you get a loan, and help you succeed. Here’s how to go about writing it.

Making the most of a business opportunity: All Star Comics

Once a year, this comic store owner needs a massive amount of extra stock. He explains why a NAB Quickbiz Loan is ideal.

Expanding locally

This Burleigh Heads businessman gets a kick out of expanding. Here he shares some of his secrets.

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Start your business with a Microenterprise loan

Hemp Hemp Hooray! started with no capital but a NAB Microenterprise Loan got them going. Here they share some highs and lows.

Kochie’s Business Builders: Equipment Finance

Getting new equipment needn’t cripple your cash flow. Kochie explains why.

Benefit your business from a novated lease

Novated leasing can be good for you and good for your staff. NAB’s specialist explains the benefits to Kochie.

Financing equipment and vehicles

Should you buy, borrow, lease or rent? We’re here to help you find the option that will work for your unique situation.

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The 3 C's of credit assessment

When a bank is assessing you for a loan they’ll look at the 3 Cs. NAB’s specialist and Kochie talk through each one.

How to balance starting a business and professional football

Michelle Heyman shares her insights into how she balances football and business, how the drive and ambition she puts into one compliments the other, and how “hard work makes everything worthwhile

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.

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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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