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Biznet Breakfast – Ballarat Business Confidence Project – Findings

April 7, Tuesday | 7:00 am - 8:45 am

Dr Moulik Zaveri and Dr Damian Morgan will present the findings from the Ballarat Business Confidence Survey. The purpose of…

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FREE Digital Marketing Workshop

April 8, Wednesday | 3:00 pm - 5:00 pm

More than ever, ensuring your business is communicated online in an efficient and relevant way is vital. The impact of…

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Referral over Breakfast Ballarat (RoB) Networking Meeting

April 9, Thursday | 7:30 am - 9:00 am

Local Business Networking Referrals over Breakfast (RoB) invites business entrepreneurs in the Ballarat area to join the rest of the…

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Referral over Breakfast Ballarat (RoB) Networking Meeting

April 23, Thursday | 7:30 am - 9:00 am

Local Business Networking Referrals over Breakfast (RoB) invites business entrepreneurs in the Ballarat area to join the rest of the…

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Platypus Lunch’n’Learn – April

April 23, Thursday | 12:30 pm - 1:30 pm

Topic: Effective Communication for Sales & Business Presenter: Nicole Ashby Bring your lunch (Platypus will provide drinks), sit down, listen and…

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Hidden Risks in Snoring

By Amy Whitehouse | February 20, 2020

  A good night’s sleep can make a world of difference to your workplace success. IF you are yawning and…

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By Chris Dobbin | January 17, 2020

The 3 most important start up marketing tools you need to get and keep new customers. This method was also…

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By Chris Dobbin | January 16, 2020

MAKE 3 GOALS FOR 2020 — NO MORE, NO LESS This is your year! When it comes to setting smart…

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6 Ways Digital Marketing will make your business more profitable

By Chris Dobbin | January 16, 2020

AN INCREASING NUMBER OF BUSINESSES ARE EMBRACING DIGITAL MARKETING. They’re doing so primarily because consumers prefer the convenience of digital…

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Local Social Marketing for small business: Which platforms work best?

By Chris Dobbin | January 16, 2020

No doubt you’ve heard a lot about local marketing lately, especially local SEO and how you can better target customers.…

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Medibank Investment In The Community – Ballarat

By Cecilia Langton-Bunker | February 14, 2020

We’re part of your community With millions of members and retail outlets throughout Australia, Medibank is part of the landscape.…

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Medibank Live Better

By Cecilia Langton-Bunker | December 17, 2019

Here are ten steps to bring mindfulness into your daily life: Be mindful in conversation Use listening as a meditation.…

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Top reasons to hire a virtual assistant for your business

By VANESSA HOWARD | January 29, 2020

VA’s Can Drive Business Growth. You cannot work on all the tasks yourself. Having an EXTRA HAND on projects is…

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5 Steps to get your business to shine on Google Maps

By Adrien Perez | October 25, 2019

If you were to only work on one aspect of your online presence for your local business, it should definitely…

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Individual Counselling

By Graeme Jukes | February 16, 2020

Individual Counselling provides focused support and compassion, helping you to navigate times of crisis, workplace stress, change, or difficulty and…

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Begonia Concreting

By Michael Jones | March 28, 2020

Begonia Concreting 32 years experience servicing Ballarat & Western District all concreting Commercial & Domestic. Reliable prompt quotation, accredited business,…

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Sitting is the new smoking

By Georgina Playsted | February 27, 2020

Did you know that recent scientific research has revealed that sitting for long periods of time in the workplace is…

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Small Business Photography Sessions

By Kathryn Kosloff | February 27, 2020

Have you thought about updating your website & social media images but keep putting it off? Now’s the time to…

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RML Access Tree & Hedge Services (inc Stump grinding)

By robert Goon | February 24, 2020

We at RML Access Pty Ltd cater for all facets of tree amenity – hedge pruning / removal and stump…

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It’s Back for 2020 – Ballarat – Referrals over Breakfast (RoB)

By Chris Dobbin | January 16, 2020

Get Your Local Business Networking Fix for 2020! Referrals over Breakfast (RoB) invites business entrepreneurs in the Ballarat area to…

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Calling businesses seeking hospitality talent

By Belinda Eden | January 24, 2020

Hospitality is fast paced and it needed a recruitment solution that can be agile to the day-to-day needs of the…

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Our Story

By Ray Borner | December 1, 2019

We started as a Salt Therapy business which is designed to relieve congestion, inflammation and allergies of the airways and…

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Go Wide – resources to navigate current challenges

By Katie Foulkes | March 17, 2020

It goes without saying that recent times have raised new challenges. Given that most of us are scrambling to maintain…

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Peter Ford Catering’s Real Meals delivered to your door

By Peter Ford | March 31, 2020

Peter Ford Catering is now taking orders for The Real Meal: Pre-prepared restaurant quality meals for 2 delivered to your door…

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Masterclasses with Peter Ford Catering

By Peter Ford | March 4, 2020

Peter Ford Catering brings you a series of Master classes for 2020 which are immersive, educational and on location. Featuring…

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