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Find a pricing strategy that sets you up for success

Jul 27, 2023 3:00:21 PM

Getting your pricing right pays; it impacts your bottom line, your market, and your overall success. A pricing strategy should consider your costs, customers, and competition. And when you understand these three elements, you can consider which pricing model fits best. So, let’s look at how you can make sure your price is right!

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A business mentor is the perfect sounding board for Evoke Audio

Jul 12, 2023 9:50:02 AM

Evoke Audio is a music production and audio post-production studio based in Henderson, Waitakere, Auckland that was founded by friends Matt Eller and Ricky Simonds. The two are brimming with expertise, competence, and passion for their work. That hasn't stopped them from finding immense value in the sounding board of a Business Mentor.

Make Great Customer Service Your Competitive Advantage

Jul 6, 2023 10:30:00 AM

Great customer service is a cost-effective way to win loyalty, lift revenue and stand out from your competitors. In fact, it can even help your business to be more resilient. And that’s something you can welcome with a smile in today’s fast-changing environment.

Processes for the people

May 30, 2023 12:31:33 PM

Process: Almost everything you do at work, from making a coffee to organising a big project involves a process, so why not make it a great one?


20k to Mentor Weather-Affected Businesses

May 16, 2023 10:44:08 AM

Business Mentors New Zealand is supporting the ongoing recovery of those affected by recent weather events and Cyclone Gabriel with $20,000 of mentor registrations for businesses that are continuing in their recovery. “Our existing community of mentors rally together to support business owners in the immediate aftermath of a weather event. We see a critical need for us to extend our help” says Business Mentors New Zealand CEO Sarah Trotman, ONZM. The not-for-profit ...

Case Studies

Mentoring a beautiful move for The Renaissance School of Dance

May 3, 2023 9:26:58 AM

Dance has been part of Marguerite's life since she was two years old. It's brought her incredible joy and now her business is giving others the same opportunity. At The Renaissance School of Dance Marguerite calls herself CEO – Chief Enthusiasm Officer. Her business journey seems to be perfectly choreographed. Although she's faced her share of unexpected challenges, she's met them without missing a beat, benefiting from support of her Business Mentor Nicki.

Good governance for small business

Apr 12, 2023 11:07:50 AM

Governance of your small business can help it flourish, and it doesn't mean an expensive, over-qualified board of directors. Governance structures for small businesses can take many forms. Your governance set-up can evolve through the life of your business to give you the right kind of support at the right time. The good news is that it's never too soon or too late to establish governance for your company.

Unleash your creativity for business success

Mar 28, 2023 8:30:20 AM

Creativity techniques can generate fresh ideas to thrive. As you look ahead, a dose of imagination could help you stay competitive and find new ways to grow and succeed.

New chat GPT technology may interrupt business as usual

Mar 17, 2023 12:16:43 PM

Chat GPT is changing the narrative for business tech, even just a few months after its launch. And for small businesses in New Zealand, it's likely to be part of many conversations in the coming months.

Ethical marketing is more than a trend

Feb 28, 2023 8:52:25 AM

If your small business is working hard to do the right thing for people and the planet, you should be able to let people know. But the worry of not doing enough or being accused of insincerity is enough to make many business owners remain in the shadows. Ethical marketing can help you grow your business, its relationships and your community’s trust.