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How to Forecast Your Sales Through Simple Calculations

Sales forecasting plays an integral role in setting expectations and making plans for your business. It’s your best shot at predicting the future. While the…

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Fintech, irresistible to ex-bankers

Ex-bankers have been leaving financial services to pursue their ‘start-up’ ambitions in the fintech space for years. So much so that one of the biggest…

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Broker’s Guide to Lodging an Application

Did you know that over a third of small businesses fail due to cashflow issues that could have been prevented? Not only this, but the…

Spring is here! Get cracking for a Productive Summer

It’s that time of year when businesses start to prepare for the summer season ahead. Small businesses typically see an increase in sales and the…

Where Art Thou Cash?

Written by David Maher from Right Brain Insights. Have you ever found yourself wondering ‘where is the cash?’ You have seemingly ‘made all of this…

Spotcap Announces Scholarship for Fintech’s Next Gen

At a time of increasing need for graduates with fintech expertise, the Spotcap Fintech Scholarship programme gives aspirational Australian students the opportunity to focus their…

6 SEO Tips for Small Business

Ever wonder how your competitors appear at the top of the google search? It’s quite annoying and puts your business out of the mindset of…

SME social butterflies: do I need to be on EVERY platform?

Imagine if you could reach 75% of the Australian population in one place. Well, you essentially can – with 17,000,000 active facebook users just in…

9 Things you Didn’t Know were Tax Deductible

It’s tax time, and a lot of small businesses have put off their tax returns in fear of what awaits. However, we have come to…

Has your Business Outgrown its Credit Card?

  With the federal reserve set to hike interest, credit card rates will increase to 1 percentage point higher than they were just two years…

Q&A with Michael Steengaard 

This week, we’ve chosen to have a chat with Spotcap Australia’s own Michael Steengaard. As our senior clients services manager in Australia, Michael has been…

The Global Attack of Petya & Staying Protected

What is going on?   Cyber threats are at an all time high, and it has never been more important for businesses to lock down…

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EOFY is here! Is your business sorted?

End of financial year is close, and no doubt some businesses are in a flutter of stress and panic to get their administration and relevant…

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Understanding Social Media Algorithms

Ever wondered how your favourite pages always end up at the top of the newsfeed, and other businesses somehow slide down out of vision? It’s…

The Rise of the Cashless Economy

The Rise of the Cashless Economy

The idea of exchanging value for goods has been around since the stone age. Historians believe that metal objects were used as money as early…

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