Tip 3 - Analyse your Competition

Competition breeds the best results. To be successful, you can't be afraid to study and learn from your competitors. After all, they may be doing something right that you can implement in your business to make more money.

Highlighted Business of the Week

Nutfusion Nutfusion gathers in nature’s finest ingredients to create Australia’s most flavoursome foods. Made in small batches in Castlemaine, their products are unique and versatile. A rewarding indulgence for food lovers with good taste anywhere. Workspace is pleased that they have chosen Workspace Castlemaine as a place to expand and grow their business. For more information see their website

Tip 2 - Keep Detailed Records

All successful businesses keep detailed records. By keeping detailed records, you'll know where the business stands financially and what potential challenges you could be facing. Just knowing this gives you time to create strategies to overcome those challenges.

Highlighted Business of the Week

Advantage Design & Drafting Advantage Design are a small design and drafting firm based in Central Victoria, with over 10 years’ experience in design and the building industry. They have been involved in projects throughout Victoria and southern NSW, some of these include being a 2011 BDAV 10 star design entrant. They specialise in supplying comprehensive plans to suit your requirements. Having established the business in Castlemaine they have now expanded their business and relocated to the Workspace Bendigo site.

Welcome - new business for Eaglehawk

Advanced Floor Care is a family owned business locally owned and operated, they believe in building lasting relationships with their clients and stand by what they deliver as they are committed to delivering the best possible results. They pride themselves in getting every job done right the first time with a customer satisfaction money back guarantee. Their senior technician has a wealth of knowledge due to many years of experience and qualifications through Jena Dyco, Tesa Directive and Colourful Carpets. Their fundamental success is through the use of science and chemistry as the days of just using one type of detergent are long gone. Like everything, things are more complexed compared to

Tip 1 - Get Organised

To be successful in business you need to be organized. Organization will help you complete tasks and stay on top of things to be done. A good way to do this is to create a to-do list each day. As you complete each item, check it off your list. This will ensure that you're not forgetting anything and you're completing all the tasks that are essential to the survival of your business.

Highlighted Business of the Week

Steve Moore Steve specialises in Plant Hire and Equipment as well as Steel Fabrication. Steve is able to assist with home-based works and renovations with his ability to adapt to all projects big and small. Steve’s plant hire and equipment services offer the all inclusive package for anyone wanting to undergo renovations. Steve is located at the Workspace Gisborne centre.

Welcome to new business office

Workspace Business Centre welcomes its newest addition - ACS Pty Ltd Bendigo's office. ACS are concreters with experience in all areas of commercial, industrial and civil concreting work. Their experienced team consists of Project Leaders, Carpenters, Concrete Form Workers, Steel fixers and Heavy machinery operators capable of: Excavation and ground preparation Design and build complex formwork for concrete construction Design and build steel reinforcing for concrete construction Pour concrete and finish the surface to the Australian standard required by the customer and building code Management of projects to ensure completion on time Working in partnership with Major Contractors ACS Bendig

Tips for Growing a Small Business

To succeed in business today, you need to be flexible and have good planning and organisational skills. Many people start a business thinking that they'll turn on their computers or open their doors and start making money, only to find that making money in a business is much more difficult than they thought. You can avoid this in your business ventures by taking your time and planning out all the necessary steps you need to achieve success. Each week we will bring you a new tip to help you grow your small business.

Highlighted Business of the Week

Freedom Physiotherapy Jesse Curran graduated from Charles Sturt University in Albury in 2005. She has experience in a number of settings, including acute hospital care, rehabilitation, aged care, pilates and sports injuries. Jesse has a special interest in Women’s Health and Continence management, and commenced study for her Masters degree in Continence and Women’s Health through Curtin University in Perth in 2012.

New Branch for Bendigo

Work Able Consulting has opened a new branch in the Workspace Business Centre adding to their other branches around Victoria. Work Able Consulting commenced operations in Victoria in 2003. At commencement the business employed two staff members but during the ensuing years the business has grown and currently employs 19 staff. They are now a preferred occupational rehabilitation provider to all Worksafe insurers and were recently successful in re-tendering to deliver occupational rehabilitation services to the Transport Accident Commission. Through a commitment to deliver a quality service on a consistent basis and having regard to the organisation's key service principles of a consultative

Welcome - new Board Member

Workspace is pleased to welcome Kylie Ovenden, Senior Economic Development Officer at the City of Greater Bendigo. Kylie brings a wealth of expertise with her and we look forward to working with her in years to come. Find out more about Kylie by visiting our "meet the board" page.