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Apply for an Australian Business Number (ABN) Required for Sole Traders and Companies alike abr.gov.au
Business Fundamentals Learn the basic concepts underpinning all businesses Lynda.com (Log in with your library card. Search for ‘Business Fundamentals‘)
Creating a Business Plan (text) Written guide to creating a strategy for your new business business.gov.au
Creating a Business Plan (text) Written guide to creating a strategy for your new business business.gov.au
Economic Profiling Comprehensive regional profile information (REMPLAN) economicprofile.com.au
Find Your Australian Business Number (ABN) If you already have registered for an ABN you can find it here business.gov.au
Funding & Grants Find & apply for Federal Government grants business.gov.au
Funding & Grants Discover grands & more via a regular newsletter fundingcentre.com.au
Funding & Grants A searchable directory of Victorian grants and assistance vic.gov.au
News & Articles A searchable index of articles on business & management informit.org (Log in with your State Library card)
Register Your Business Name Once you have an ABN, use the ASIC website to attach a trading name asic.gov.au
Reports & Statistics Explore this vast collection of industry reports ibisworld.com.au (Log in with your State Library card)
Reports & Statistics Research international and regional business proquest.com (Log in with your State Library card)
Understand Your Community Explore the population in detail to help determine which products and services are most relavent profile.id.com.au
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Accepting Mobile Payments Make it easier for your customers to pay bizlibrary.com.au
Customer Service Fundamentals Training Provide your customers the best possible experience as you serve Lynda.com (Log in with your library card. Search for ‘Customer Service Fundamentals’)
The Digital Garage Discover the Google services that can help promote, build and develop your business Google.com
Discover WordPress? (text) Build the perfect website for your business on the world’s most advanced platform bizlibrary.com.au
Discover WordPress (video) Dive in and create the website you’ve always wanted Lynda.com (Log in with your library card. Search for ‘WordPress Essential Training’)
Facebook for Business Reach Australians where they spend their spare time Lynda.com (Log in with your library card. Search for ‘Facebook for Business’)
Google Adwords Pay for ads on Google search results to promote your business Lynda.com (Log in with your library card. Search for ‘Google Adwords Essential Training’)
Google Analytics Track where your website visitors are coming from, what they click and how long they stay Lynda.com (Log in with your library card. Search for ‘Google Analytics Essential Training‘)
Search Engine Optimisation (SEO) Make your website organically appear closer to the top of search results without paying for ads Lynda.com (Log in with your library card. Search for ‘SEO Tools Essentials’)
Twitter for Business Promote your business online using #hashtags and @mentions Lynda.com (Log in with your library card. Search for ‘Twitter for Business’)
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Australian Competition & Consumer Commission (ACCC) Helps businesses & consumers understand their rights accc.gov.au
Apply for a Tax File Number (TFN) A Tax File Number is requiredt to apply for an ABN ato.gov.au
Fair Work Information and advice about your workplace rights and obligations fairwork.gov.au
Job Active An Australian Government website dedicated to connecting business owners with eager workers jobactive.gov.au
Manage Your Taxation Affairs Become familiar with your tax obligations and work out how much tax must be paid for employees ato.gov.au
Superannuation Resources Find out whether you need to be paying superannuation towards your future ato.gov.au
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The Economist, Forbes, Foreign Policy, Money & Newsweek Magazines Read these immensely popular business magazines and more for free every month zinio.com
Google Trends See what the world desires through trending search results google.com
Read Business eBooks Thousands of eBooks for your PC, tablet or eReader overdrive.com

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