ISSUE SIXTEEN - WINTER 2013
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Using Brochures to Increase Sales
by Chris Wadsworth
The Fount

In a world of digital communication there is still an important place for printed brochures to promote your companyís products and services ...
 
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Will the Right Incentive Double the Sales Result?
by Jo Fife
Grow Your Business

Absolutely. I have seen it time and time again. But there's a caveat... The conditions need to be right. The team need to want to do it ...
 
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When is a Home Loan Not a Home Loan?
by Keith Kerr
Loan Market

Over the years, it has become abundantly clear that all home loans are not created equal. It is important to understand that home loan options are as likely as different car options Ė how powerful, what colour (bank), how many doors (structure), price (rate) ...
 
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Why Are New Zealanders Under Insured?
by Colleen La Touche
Solutions Financial Services

Although we have been able to purchase life insurance in New Zealand for the last 159 years, a survey produced in February of this year for the Financial Services Council still estimates that Kiwis are underinsured by over $195 billion ...
 
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Professional Advice I Didnít Want But Definitely Needed
by Cathy Adams
Vendor Management

Treating each other with integrity in business is the test of a relationship that will stand the test of time. Integrity means ensuring your dealings are conducted with honesty, reliability and sincerity ...
 
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How to Write Good Website Copy
by Renata Mathewson
Maple Marketing

For many business owners, writing their own website copy is a challenging task. If you choose not to outsource this work to a professional web writer, here are some helpful tips ...
 
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3 Ways to Fit Exercise into a Busy Lifestyle
by Sally Feinerman
Fitness Fix

Here are three simple ways for fitness to become part of your lifestyle. Even if you do manage to fit exercise into your life it is still really important to lead an overall active lifestyle ...

 
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The Importance of Getting Quality Help When You Need It
by Sarah Lochead-MacMillan
SLM Group

Every business and every business owner will go through a period of learning as they build and grow their success. The process of learning takes time, and you will get out of it exactly what you put in ...
 
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Plan Ahead and Maximise Exit Value
by Hamish Stevens
Dial a CFO

I have recently come across several cases where SME owners have been looking to sell their business but have found that their lack of preparation has reduced the sales value. So here are four key questions that might help ...
 
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