ISSUE EIGHT - WINTER 2011
This issue of The Source is another good example of the collective insight we’ve been able to bring together from the collaborative efforts of our contributors. Each of our writers brings a fresh perspective to common business issues and is willing to share advice, lessons learned and the wisdom of their experiences. If there is a topic you’d like to read more about, please let us know.

To receive future issues of The Source subscribe to the mailing list.

 
 
  Do You Really Own Your Website?
by Chris Wadsworth
The Fount

Many businesses think they own their website but when the time comes to change their web supplier some find out they don't ...
      Best Ways to Get Your Loan Approved
by Keith Kerr
Loan Market

Banks have things in common they look for to make sure you are a good risk for them ...
 
 
  What Would it Take to Kill Your Business?
by Jo Fife
Grow Your Business

Disaster recovery is close to my heart right now ... Christchurch is full of disaster stories as well as ...
 
 
  Life Insurance Policy Ownership
by Colleen La Touche
Solutions Financial Services

One of the important areas of discussion when reviewing, or putting in place a clients life insurance is the ownership of these contracts ...
 
  Yes, I do, Whether I Want to or Not
by Cathy Adams
Vendor Management

The biggest problem with contracts happens when the people who have made the agreement don't fully understand the implications of the contract or later disagree ...
 
 
  Have You Measured Your Results Lately?
by Sarah Lochead-MacMillan
Online Mentor

We are all in business to make some money aren't we? Some to sustain a lifestyle, some to achieve a particular purchase and some to make ...
 
  Marketing is Like Dating
by Renata Mathewson
Maple Marketing

Marketing your business is like dating. Blind dates, one-night stands, unrequited loves, slow and steady suitors with honourable, long-term intentions - they all want different things ...
 
 
  How Will You Outperform Your Competition This Year?
by Jeremy Wilson
Success Group

When is the last time you took a helicopter view of your business? The next financial year has begun so in an ideal world, you will have taken some time out ...
 
 
The Fount
An experienced and professional branding and graphic design studio offering a comprehensive range of design services for print and web.

www.thefount.com
Loan Market
Home finance that’s in your best Interest.

www.loanmarket.co.nz
Grow Your Business
Supports a community of businesses by running seminars, events and forums aimed at providing shared experiences, ideas and knowledge.

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

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

www.vendormanagement.co.nz
Online Mentor
Less business hassle, more business help.

www.onlinementor.co.nz
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
Additional support for this issue from:
Knight Frank Valuations
Independent Property Valuers and Consultants specialising in residential and commercial valuations

www.knightfrank.co.nz
Would you like to contribute?

Email us if you would like the opportunity to expose your brand and business expertise to thousands of businesses.

 
The Source is designed and published by The Fount.

The views and opinions expressed in these articles are those of the individual contributors and do not necessarily reflect the views of others represented in this issue.