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Wine Knot put your skills to good use

Wine Knot put your skills to good use

How can you help the bushfire-impacted areas of Australia get back on their feet when you can’t even leave your house? That’s easy. Help a Small Biz is a virtual volunteering program that matches the needs of small businesses with the capabilities of skilled...

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Call for grant writing help answered

Call for grant writing help answered

When Help a Small Biz was inundated with requests from small business owners asking for help with their grant applications, Paulette Johnston stepped up. Impending due dates for bushfire recovery grants meant that there was a time pressure in getting help for these...

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Helping a small biz a two-way street

Helping a small biz a two-way street

For Strathmore social media and marketing strategist Amanda Corica, helping a bushfire-impacted small business has been a two-way street. Her social media advice has given Bruthen General Store in East Gippsland a new lease on life. Hearing owner James (Nico)...

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Mutton & Co continues another generation

Mutton & Co continues another generation

When Chandi de Silva volunteered to help Fiona Mutton harness the power of online, little did he know he was saving a piece of ACT history. The Melbourne-based National Australia Bank web designer answered his employer’s rallying cry for volunteers from their...

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Sydneysider’s beeline to help a KI small biz

Sydneysider’s beeline to help a KI small biz

What does a Kangaroo Island beekeeper and a digital marketing expert from Sydney’s inner west have in common? Bushfire. The unlikely business pairing came about after ferocious bushfires devastated half the hives of the Island Beehive family business in January 2020....

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Bright’s Old-Fashioned Lolly Shop

Bright’s Old-Fashioned Lolly Shop

With a shop filled with season-themed chocolates, Bright’s Old-Fashioned Lolly Shop owner Leonie Collins was keen to test out her newfound social media skills – and recoup income in the 2019-20 bushfires. Thanks to small business buddy Rachel Medlock from Do You Even...

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