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COMPANY NEWS: Customer experience automation ActiveCampaign is providing businesses with the ability to automate custom objects based on unique data in their entire tech stack.

Published in Business IT

Business software provider Zoho is lending its online invoicing software Zoho Invoice for free to help small and medium businesses and freelancers with their invoice processing.

Published in Accounting Software

Twelve months on from the first lockdown restrictions across Australia, local SMBs are feeling resilient and optimistic, according to new research from Amazon Launchpad - Amazon’s program aimed at helping Aussie startups and entrepreneurs bring innovative products to shoppers.

Published in Market

The Australian Taxation Office’s (ATO) mandate for all federal government agencies to adopt e-invoicing by July 2022 will get cashflow back to small and medium-sized suppliers significantly faster than current invoicing processes, according to SAP Concur.

Published in Government Tech Policy

Promising its new capabilities "help everyday entrepreneurs create impactful visuals and build brands that stand out online", GoDaddy has "deeply integrated" its "Over by GoDaddy" design app into its "Websites + Marketing" offering.

Published in Business IT

Telco Singtel Optus has launched a new mobile plan that it says will offer small and medium-sized businesses a means of cutting down on their communications costs.

COVID-19 related issues affecting small businesses saw the number of enquiries to the ACCC in the first half of this year increase by 42%, compared to the previous six months, according to the competition watchdog’s small business in focus report.

Published in Health

GUEST OPINION by Daniel Harding, Director, MaxContact: Australia’s small and medium business sector is doing it tough and finding practical and affordable ways to connect with customers and prospects is critical to survival, Daniel Harding argues.

Published in Guest Opinion

Partnership to ensure small to medium businesses get rounded support in time of need

STRATEGIC ALLIANCE ANNOUNCEMENT: With the COVID-19 pandemic hitting small to medium businesses hard, and no immediate end in sight, obtaining the right support and getting timely information may be critical for ongoing survival. That’s why Intuit QuickBooks Australia and Business Australia have entered into a long-term partnership, to provide a range of vital resources to help businesses get through these uncertain times and beyond.

Published in Accounting Software

Many Australian businesses are struggling to keep pace with technology changes critical to their business success, despite over 40% of SMBs believing that adopting smart technology to improve business efficiency will have the biggest impact on their business in the next three years, according to newly released research from Optus.

Published in Business Intelligence

Telstra has launched a range of new “radically simplified” post-paid mobile plans which it says will give consumer and small business customers data increase of up to 30GB, as part of a refresh of its T22 strategy which was introduced last year in a move aimed at simplifying the telco’s operations and product sets, improving customer experiences and reducing its cost base.

VENDOR NEWS:  New Cash Flow Planner to help predictive modelling and scenario planning during COVID-19 and beyond

 With thousands of small to medium businesses (SMBs) in Australia slowly resuming operations as the government lifts COVID-19 restrictions, Intuit QuickBooks Australia today announced the Cash Flow planner – a cash flow prediction tool using machine learning technology. 

Published in Accounting Software

VENDOR NEWS: New Cash Flow Planner to help predictive modelling and scenario planning during COVID-19 and beyond

With thousands of small to medium businesses (SMBs) in Australia slowly resuming operations as the government lifts COVID-19 restrictions, Intuit QuickBooks Australia today announced the Cash Flow planner – a cash flow prediction tool using machine learning technology. 

Small businesses experiencing financial loss, signing up to unsuitable plans, breakdowns in communication when fixing faults, and lack of a suitable backup plan when phone and Internet services are disrupted, are amongst a raft of issues reported to the Telecommunications Industry Ombudsman(TIO) since 2016 and this year.

The NBN Co, the company rolling out Australia's broadband network, has created a $150 million fund to help low-income families with home schooling and small and medium-sized businesses and households who face financial issues during the coronavirus lockdown.

Published in Telecoms & NBN

The Australian Computer Society has released a top 10 list of tips for small businesses wanting to work from home during the COVID-19 crisis.

Published in Home Tech

Melbourne-based payments technology start-up Airwallex says it has integrated with Xero to help its small and medium-sized business customers reconcile international and domestic payments.

Published in Strategy

Many small and medium businesses (SMB) on the NBN access network are embracing the cloud to save time and grow, but many think they don’t have the right broadband plan to take full advantage of future opportunities, according to research released by NBN Co and analyst firm Telsyte.

Published in Telecoms & NBN

Optus has opened applications for its Green Shoots grants program as part of its efforts to help restore connectivity for small businesses affected by recent bushfires across Australia.

Published in Telecoms & NBN

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