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Debt vs loan

We owe suppliers and have a large electricity bill we pay off. We are currently trying to reduce costs and wages but I'm wondering rather than trying to pay off lots of debts are we best to get a loan and Make one payment every week?

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What does one need to do to convince retailers that to give us a chance to list our products on the shelf? Margins, bran

Retail world is beast of its own. What do retailers want to see in a product before listing it? I think consumer needs to get options and choices, and retailers need to stop brand monopolies and give Australian brands a chance to rise to the world stage. As we all know online sales are not sustainable in the long run? So how does one make it to BIG WORLD OF RETAIL.

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Patents and protection

I have Australian Patent, Design registration and Trademark, and concerned that my application with PCT is not done yet. My product has just launched in Australia. Word of it, through social media, making it known in the US, Canada, UK etc. My question is, should the priority be to get the application with PCT finalised ASAP to give me 30 month initial protection or use the funds to market in Australia?

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How to start small business with no money in bank only equity eg,house cars ?

How register business with trademark? no money in bank only equity gov,trust. eg,house cars,good credit rating played off 5 Loans. start making them?How

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Getting investment if you are a Virgin

Okay not an actual virgin but we are a private held company and have stayed away from investment and debt. However, we are key people dependent and every time we onboard new customers we have stop selling. We don't even have time to write a IM (well a good one). So I have two questions. 1st. Should our first lot of investment be small and then go for larger investment later or go all in? 2nd. I feel uncomfortable with a public listing for investment money. It seems a bit exposing and losing control of the negotiating before we've even stated (plus we are private people who feel weary of airing our linen.) btw I don't mine you republishing the question of I / we can stay anonymous. Cheers, D

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How do I get a new service stream to market?

Hi all I have just launched a new business that makes for healthier places at work, where you stay, live, eat, exercise and entertain. It is a electrostatic disinfection system - a technological breakthrough for Australia, and can assist in decreasing the $33b business cost to Australian business through absenteeism. The market is slow to uptake, as it is an "as well as" service, not an "instead of". Any ideas would be much appreciated.

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Marketing dilemma

I'm starting up a sole proprietor education type small business. I have my business plan but am struggling with preparing the document that I want to present to the prospective client. Have received two different advices which are very different to each other. Is there some sort of template available. How do I proceed?

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Lillypilly winery Fiumara

Hello mark my family own a winery called Lillypilly we are a great winery but don’t have awesome sales just wanting to know what would be a good start in marketing that is not to costly. Our wines are on first class airlines as well as winning some really great awards

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Business expantion

I want to expand my business so i can live off my business just unsure how to go about it

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Ive asked the Q. Titled rapid growth"....is it possible ? no answers so far

what are the basics or key points that one needs to have or see in a possible investment; or which boxes need to be ticked to achieve future rapid growth of a possible investment ? (ACROSS the investment board , in any field ?...)