Dylan Alcott

13 Small Business Events You Need To Know About

Small Business Festival 2018 is the biggest opportunity in metropolitan and regional Victoria for aspiring start-ups and growing businesses to bounce ideas with experts, hear from inspiring speakers, and build industry connections. There are...

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Small Business Festival Champion Search

If you’ve visited a past Small Business Festival event that inspired you and helped you to take the next step in your business, we’d love to hear from you! Share your success story for a chance to win: New iPad plus Apple pencil worth $814* have...

SBS Small Business Secrets Promotion

Want to be on TV? We have a money can’t buy opportunity for one small business owner to be featured on SBS Small Business Secrets this July. Thousands of people around the country tune in every week to discover the latest in small...

Building a business with artisans and crafts

Lord Coconut is a men’s jewellery and accessory retailer located on the fourth floor of Mitchell House in central Melbourne. Mitchell House is a rare example of Art Deco among Melbourne’s mix of nineteenth-century facades and glass boxes....

Melbourne bespoke tailor Carl Navè

Meet Melbourne’s Fashion Entrepreneurs: Carl Navè Individually Tailored

Springtime in Melbourne is wildly changeable weather, plane trees in overdrive and the Spring Racing Carnival. Horse racing happens throughout the year in Melbourne, but the Spring Racing Carnival unites the true believers and fashionistas under...

20 entrepreneurs to follow on Instagram in 2017

Instagram hit 9 million active Australian users in August. In the brand awareness stakes, that’s a lot of eyeballs. But the platform has always been about more than simply showing new product ranges or ideas. As SmartCompany has previously...

Try these eight tips to get more people reading your LinkedIn posts

The professional-social network of LinkedIn can be a fickle beast for businesses, because despite the platform’s functionality being similar to that of Facebook’s, getting one of your carefully penned blog posts to take off can be a lot...

Piccolo PR founder Sarah Cichy on the “sleepless nights” involved in building a multimillion-dollar PR firm

Founder of Piccolo PR Sarah Cichy eschewed all the entrepreneurial brouhaha when building her multimillion-dollar public relations agency, taking opportunities as they presented themselves and relying on a strong work ethic developed by cleaning...