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We have hundreds of articles for all business sectors. Scroll below to sample snippets each – use the Category filter on the right to quicken your selection.


Newsletter Ready: Safe And Secure Hands

At Newsletter Ready we take the protection of your data very seriously. We have numerous systems in place to keep your data secure at every possible step. And so you can rest easy that your database is in safe hands and will only be used for your newsletter.
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Top Tech Trends 2017

Watching gripping TV series like Game of Thrones reveals just how far we’ve come. While their era froze in cold stone castles and dropped like flies from disease, our own lives have become warmer, healthier and more cossetted. We’re living longer but may shortly find we have a lot less to do.
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What’s So Hot About Winter?

Transitioning into cold winter months happens on a very deep level- deep in your wardrobe that is. A skim of cotton clothing has fallen, covering the sheepskin boots and chunky shoes buried in the midden of your wardrobe floor.
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Brand Marketing And Pets: Opportunities For Innovation

New Zealand has one of the highest levels of pet ownership in the world. In fact 64 percent of New Zealand households own a pet. And Kiwis love of their pets offers great opportunities for brands to innovate their marketing messages. Now while the majority of pet-related spend still goes on food, veterinary care or kennels and boarding, pets have increasingly become a lifestyle accessory which sees…
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Technological Change: How Well Prepared Is Your Business?

A recent survey by MYOB to mark Techweek NZ has highlighted just how ill prepared Kiwi businesses are for technological advancement. In fact, MYOB’s chief technical adviser, Simon Raik-Allen, is urging Kiwi companies to be better prepared for a future workplace where machines will be completing many of the jobs we do today.
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Successful Property Investment: 5 Common Mistakes To Avoid

With rising property prices throughout the country and especially in our towns and cities, investing in property can seem like a sure fire way to make money. Successful property investment, however, requires careful planning and preparation so let’s look at some common mistakes that novice landlords often make. Not making sure the numbers add up. Making sure the numbers add up goes beyond the initial purchase price.
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Robo-Advice: What You Need To Know

The world of financial advice is changing. Already in use overseas, robo-advice is on its way to New Zealand. No, that doesn’t mean that robots will be taking over any time soon! Robo-advice is all about providing automated financial advice services that present people with relevant information and recommendations in an accessible and engaging way. The government is interested in introducing this model to New Zealand so let’s find out more about it.
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Social Media And Property Management Making It Work For You

Social media is now a very valuable marketing tool for businesses. Facebook is the most popular social media platform and in New Zealand alone it has 2.9 million users – an amazing 61% of the population. And there are hundreds of thousands of us using other social media platforms such as Instagram and Twitter.
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Ridiculous Rules And Silly Statutes!

For a small nation, New Zealand has more than its fair share of ridiculous rules and silly statutes. The origins of some of these decrees may have been lost in the midst of time, but there’s no doubting these bonkers bylaws will bring a smile to your face. Did you know that up until the 1980s it was illegal to wear slippers in a public place at night? And the same applied to flying a kite or beating a rug in public.
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Protecting The Family Finances: 3 Essential Steps

Most of us have installed a smoke or burglar alarm at home to protect the safety of our loved ones, right? And yet when it comes to protecting the financial future of our families, although we know it makes sense, we never seem to get round to it. Life always has a habit of interfering. The consequences, however, of not adequately planning for our family’s financial future in the event of some catastrophe are almost too great to contemplate.
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