ISSUE FIVE - SPRING 2010
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  DIY - Design It Yourself
by Chris Wadsworth
The Fount

As New Zealanders we pride ourselves on being a nation of innovators. However our can-do attitude is often a result of having to make do ...
      Create an Online Marketing Strategy That Works
by Jo Fife
Grow Your Business

Online marketing is becoming essential in business. Businesses aren’t taken seriously if they don’t at least have a website ...
 
 
  Medical Insurance
– What Does it Cover?
by Colleen La Touche
Solutions Financial Services

Many people pay premiums for insurance benefits, and yet, they don’t understand their contracts, or what is a claimable event ...
 
 
  One Thing That Could Threaten Your Company’s Ability to Operate
by Cathy Adams
Vendor Management

A pre-nuptial agreement is no guarantee of a successful marriage just as a contract is not always 100% assurance of a successful ...
 
  The Importance of Getting Quality Help When You Need It
by Sarah Lochead-MacMillan
Online Mentor

It’s lonely at the top? Well especially in smaller businesses where you may be the top, middle and bottom ...
 
 
  Is There Ever a Good Time to DIY in Your Business?
by Renata Mathewson
Maple Marketing

New Zealanders are proud DIY-ers. Whether you can actually do it yourself matters not ...
 
  Want to Make More Money and Know When and How?
by Jeremy Wilson
Success Group

Sounds too good to be true, but what we are talking about is one of those business fundamentals that often gets overlooked ...
 
 
  Auckland Industrial Market
Overview
by Tim Gemmell
Knight Frank Valuations

Recent data for the year to March 2010 shows that the industrial total return was 6.0%, an impressive
sign ...
 
 
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Grow Your Business
Supports a community of businesses by running seminars, events and forums aimed at providing shared experiences, ideas and knowledge.

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Solutions Financial Services
Solution's brokers are passionate people who make sure your insurance works at claim time.

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Vendor Management
Vendor Management assists businesses that want to incorporate effective supplier and outsource management strategies into their business practice.

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Online Mentor
Less business hassle, more business help.

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Maple Marketing
Marketing consultancy helping businesses produce well-planned, effective marketing materials and professionally written business documents.

www.maplemarketing.co.nz
Success Group
Success Group is a future focussed, performance accounting practice who help you discover areas of unexploited profitability.

www.successgroup.co.nz
Knight Frank Valuations
Independent Property Valuers and Consultants specialising in residential and commercial valuations

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The Paymasters
Due to a customer request The Paymasters started a payroll outsourcing service over nearly three years ago. We haven't looked back!

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Action Housing Ltd
Property investment specialists, with extensive experience in working with clients to develop strategic plans to secure their financial futures.

www.actionhousing.co.nz
Tymwise
Tymwise is a company that specialises in time management and appointment scheduling applications for the web.

www.tymwise.com
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