Senator Marise Payne is the Federal Shadow Minister for Coalition of Australian Governments (COAG) and Modernising the Federation. Based in Parramatta, she has an intimate knowledge of Western Sydney and has been a strong advocate for the region for over Continue reading Publisher’s Guest – Marise Payne
“Opallios”, Greek word for “to see a change in colour”. Opal comes from Eastern Europe, Guatemala, Honduras and Mexico and most importantly, from Australia (our national Gemstone). It occurs in volcanic lava and in sedimentary and igneous rocks in veins, Continue reading Opal – A Sound Investment?
At a recent Leadership Development Day, Chamber President Tony Moran said “The Chamber is the greatest change merchant I’ve ever been involved with.” As a member based, business support agency, the Chamber takes the responsibility of serving its members very Continue reading Chamber – Agent of Change
Touchscreen kiosks are found almost everywhere in central business districts. Provided they have been designed to be attractive and easy to use, they are extremely convenient tools. It is nowadays difficult to imagine a 6-level shopping centre or an airport Continue reading Touchscreen Kiosk: A Different and Modern Sales Rep
It sometimes fascinates me how buzz words become part of everyday vernacular. In the past twelve months the concept of partnerships has been interwoven into so many conversations, that one cannot simply walk down the street without entering into three Continue reading Partnerships
George W. Bush once famously said that the French don’t have a word for entrepreneur (no kidding, he really did say it). Contemplating this bizarre statement I realised that what we lack is a word for non-entrepreneurial business owners. In Continue reading 9 Entrepreneurial Attributes
Websites are typically the cornerstone of most business marketing plans. Your website should be either generating enquiries or facilitating a sales transaction. It makes sense then to drive as much traffic as possible to your website. In this article I Continue reading 10 Ways to Drive Traffic to Your Website
Lets get straight to the point customer care is the foundation for any successful business; no matter the industry, size of business or skill set of the employees. If customers are your business, then providing the best possible service to Continue reading Do You Care for Your Customer?
Business Life Planning (BLP) provides a solid platform from which you can develop your business and establish important lifestyle and business goals. In last month’s issue, we explained the benefits of having a BLP and why it was crucial for Continue reading Are You Accountable to Your Business?
The Lord Mayor of Parramatta City Council, Cr Paul Garrard, recently delivered the 2010 ‘State of the City’ address. Presented in partnership with the Parramatta Chamber of Commerce, this is Parramatta’s premiere regional business event. This year saw the largest-ever Continue reading Parramatta 2010 ‘State of the City’ Address