The May 2012 print issue of My Business is hot off the printing press and filled with loads of informative content to help aspiring SMEs grow their business.
Our May issue features NRL and AFL CEOs David Gallop and Andrew Demetriou on the cover – both provide comment in our cover story, which explains the benefits of sports sponsorship and how corporate partnerships with footy teams in the AFL and NRL are within reach for SMEs.
Here’s a brief snapshot of what else you can read about in our latest issue.
* How to convert foot traffic: Business consultant Phoebe Netto explains a sure-fire method that you can use to convert your irregular customers into loyal, long-lasting clients.
* Top 10 recruiting tips: Recruitment specialist Nikki Beaumont offers her top tips on how you can achieve better outcomes when recruiting new employees.
* 2012 ActionCOACH My Business Awards: With entries now open for the 2012 ActionCOACH My Business Awards, we catch up with 2011 double winner Appliances Online to find out what it means to them to be a My Business Awards winner.
* Tackling tax time head on: Bookkeeping expert Donna Stone explains how you can take the pain out of your end of financial year obligations by starting early.
* How to maximise your business sale value: In this first instalment in a series of features, strategic accountant Craig West explains the importance of having a bankable succession strategy for when you exit your business.
* A smarter way of working: Andrea O’Driscoll explains why smartphones are now an essential item for SMEs that want to improve their customer service.
* Increasing productivity through clear vision: Using an extract from his recently published book GPS For Your Organisation, Nicholas Barnett explains how Guidance and Positioning Statements can provide a unified focus for your business.
* Engaging the un-engageable: Young SME owner Jon Tse offers his advice on how you can fine-tune your presence on Facebook to better engage Generation Y.
* SMEAA Member Profile: Kicking off our new SMEAA Member Profile section, Justin Priestley, 32 year old owner of western Sydney sign manufacturing business Just In Signs, tells us about his business.
Keep a keen eye out for the May 2012 issue My Business on newsstands in the coming days – or in your letterbox if you subscribe.