My Customers Are Only Interested in Price

My Customers Are Only Interested in Price

My Customers Are Only Interested in Price

When you compete for business on price and miss out on the work, you lose. When you compete for business on price and win the work, you also lose. Being the cheapest is the toughest way to make a profit.   Instead, differentiate your product or service so that no one else offers what you do. If this isn’t possible,..

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Recession

Recession

So it’s official – Australia is in recession. Our first recession since 1991 and that means a significant percentage of the population haven’t lived through a recession and a big percentage of business owners have never navigated a business through a recession.   I vividly recall signing a contract to purchase a commercial property in 1989 and watching interest rates..

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Be simple.  But not simpler.

Be simple. But not simpler.

Review your systems annually for activities that can be eliminated, automated or outsourced.   Do this with vigor and you will increase productivity and reduce costs and frustrations.   Do this with the help of a quality external consultant with expertise with current technology and the upside will be significant.  

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Spending all your time fixing the wrong problem?

Spending all your time fixing the wrong problem?

In business you can spend alot of time and money 'fixing' the wrong problem? Not so long ago we were approached by a house builder who was very worried about a lack of work ahead for the second half of the year. This was a key concern amongst the normal issues experienced by many small business owners such as lack of..

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Everyone is Busy, But Nothing is Getting Done

Everyone is Busy, But Nothing is Getting Done

Everyone Is Busy, But Nothing is Getting Done (Unproductive) Recently we did a Strategic Planning Day for a Tradie with 6 employees.  He was working long hours and not earning much more than his employees. After many years of self employment he had lost his passion and was very frustrated with his life. He had lots of work and was searching..

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Unicorn Business Solutions are based in Devonport Tasmania, with clients around Australia.

Devonport: (03) 6423 2695
Devonport : 188-190 Tarleton Street East Devonport Mail : PO Box 511 Devonport TAS 7310 Australia