ISSUE TWENTY FOUR - WINTER 2015
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This issue we welcome two new contributors to The Source, Invoice Funders and East Marketing Communications. Both companies add their expertise to our quarterly mix of business insight and advise.

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Is Your Website Mobile Friendly?
by Chris Wadsworth
The Fount

If you don’t have a mobile friendly website then recent changes by Google could see you drop off Google’s search results. How much will this affect your business? What can you do about it? ...
 
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Dr Robert Cialdini’s Six Principles of Influence – Getting a ‘Yes’
by Jo Fife
Grow Your Business

Influencing others can be very challenging. For this reason, understanding the psychology behind Influence and Persuasion can be incredibly powerful if used ethically and appropriately ...
 
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Get The Highest Price When Selling Your Home
by Keith Kerr
Financial Solutionz

When selling your home there’s much to consider, especially when pricing. The condition your home is in when you put it on the market helps determine its market value. Whether you need to get out of your home quickly or can take your time selling it, you want to get the highest price possible ...
 
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Why You Should Never Underestimate the Benefit of Good Tax Advice
by Ann Cooper-Smith
StreetSMART Accountants Ltd

Since it is the start of a new tax year this article is about tax – a necessary evil that we all wish we didn’t have to pay. But since it is the government’s job to provide necessary public services, such as hospitals, schools and roads, tax is here to stay ...
 
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www.streetsmartgroup.co.nz
     
Growth Sucks Cash – But Were You Prepared Anyway?
by Laurie Lowther
Invoice Funders

When we are successful in our business, we often seek faster growth to create greater wealth. We love the word “profit” and like the concept of having lots of it. However, growing a business often needs a LOT of cash ...
 
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Don't Put Off Until Tomorrow What You Can Do Today
by Colleen La Touche
Solutions Financial Services

Generally speaking we identify risk insurance as something we should have in place, but quite often it is something that is put in the too hard basket to get sorted ...
 
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www.solutions.gen.nz
     
The Rise and Sharp Drop of Sales – And How to Even it Back Out
by Sarah Lochead-MacMillan
Business Turbo Boost

You work hard in your business. You go out there and make your sales happen. You then get really busy delivering upon those sales promises. In fact, there is so much work to do that you struggle to find time to work on the business ...
 
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www.businessturbobooster.com
     
Stuck for Blog Ideas? 7 Tips to Get You Back on Track
by Lisa East
East Marketing Communications

If you’ve committed to a blog, it can be an effort to keep up regular posts. One of the biggest complaints we come across is that it’s really tough to keep coming up with interesting blog ideas ...
 
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www.eastmc.co.nz
 
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