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How to Make your Website your 24/7 Salesperson

How to Make your Website your 24/7 Salesperson

It doesn’t matter what kind of business you own, with an effective website you have a 24/7 salesperson. Not only is a high-quality website a way to build a strong brand for yourself, but when it’s set up properly it can sell to people while you sleep. Sure, this all...

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Business Growth: How to Grow in the New Financial Year

Business Growth: How to Grow in the New Financial Year

As the new financial year begins, it’s a great time to think about further business growth in the year ahead. And with everything from accounting to marketing to take care of as a business owner, there’s plenty you can do to set up your business for growth. Below is...

How to Effectively Manage Customers for Stronger Business Growth

How to Effectively Manage Customers for Stronger Business Growth

One of the most important elements of running a successful business is learning to effectively manage customers. Not only is managing customers an integral part of business, being proactive and shifting the way you think about customer care can help you achieve...

How to Choose the Right Business Structure

How to Choose the Right Business Structure

Understanding how to choose the right business structure is critical when you’re setting up your business or moving to a new stage of growth. Not only will your business structure affect your tax obligations, but it also impacts your level of legal protection. Here’s...

Coworking Spaces For SMEs: Could It Reduce Your Balance Sheet?

Coworking Spaces For SMEs: Could It Reduce Your Balance Sheet?

Coworking spaces for SMEs have skyrocketed in recent years. This is driven by the growing trend of freelancing, people starting their own businesses and the flexibility it provides. So, it seems coworking spaces are certainly here to stay. And while the draw of Friday...

Money Management

How to Make Tax Time go Smoothly for your Business

How to Make Tax Time go Smoothly for your Business

With the end of the financial year fast approaching, SMEs need to be prepared for tax time. And while all the administrative requirements that come along with tax time may feel like a burden, there are some easy ways you can easily get organised. Here’s our list of...

Coworking Spaces For SMEs: Could It Reduce Your Balance Sheet?

Coworking Spaces For SMEs: Could It Reduce Your Balance Sheet?

Coworking spaces for SMEs have skyrocketed in recent years. This is driven by the growing trend of freelancing, people starting their own businesses and the flexibility it provides. So, it seems coworking spaces are certainly here to stay. And while the draw of Friday...

Which electronic payment system is right for your business?

Which electronic payment system is right for your business?

If your business uses an electronic payment system, making sure you’re using the best system for your needs is crucial. Not only will spending some time picking the right system help you save money, but it will give you an opportunity to think about additional ways to better serve your customers with convenient payment options.

How the Profit First Formula could transform your Business

How the Profit First Formula could transform your Business

The book Profit First by Mike Michalowicz was published in 2014. Pitched for businesses surviving from “check to check,” the book reveals a revolutionary formula to help you make more money. This formula stems from Michalowicz’s theory that the GAAP accounting method...

Marketing Insights

How to Make your Website your 24/7 Salesperson

How to Make your Website your 24/7 Salesperson

It doesn’t matter what kind of business you own, with an effective website you have a 24/7 salesperson. Not only is a high-quality website a way to build a strong brand for yourself, but when it’s set up properly it can sell to people while you sleep. Sure, this all...

How to Effectively Manage Customers for Stronger Business Growth

How to Effectively Manage Customers for Stronger Business Growth

One of the most important elements of running a successful business is learning to effectively manage customers. Not only is managing customers an integral part of business, being proactive and shifting the way you think about customer care can help you achieve...

How To Market Yourself And Your Business Even If You Hate Sales

How To Market Yourself And Your Business Even If You Hate Sales

As a business owner, you need to understand how to market yourself even if you hate sales. And while sales and marketing might leave you feeling nauseous, there are some things you can do to improve. Here are our top tips for learning how to market yourself and your...

Social Media For Small Business: Your Top 8 Tips

Social Media For Small Business: Your Top 8 Tips

The big wide world of social media doesn’t need to be as daunting as it seems. You don’t need millions of followers or spend tens of thousands of Dollars to make it work for your small business. There are so many budget-friendly tools and strategies that can take your...

Press Releases
BMC & The-Entourage partner to grow Australian Businesses

BMC & The-Entourage partner to grow Australian Businesses

How fast could you grow your business with funding from us AND coaching from proven business growth experts? Beyond Merchant Capital have partnered with The Entourage, Australia’s most effective business training institute, to create an exciting offer that could help...

Labor VS. Liberal: Which Party Is Looking Out For SMEs?

Labor VS. Liberal: Which Party Is Looking Out For SMEs?

The 2019 budget speech has happened. Some are happy, while others are left wanting. The treasurer rightly said that SMEs are the lifeblood of the Australian economy. So they really need the fuel to get them from A to Z. In the meantime, the budget will heavily affect...

BMC Supports Small Business Pledging Uncapped Cash Flow

BMC Supports Small Business Pledging Uncapped Cash Flow

As an entrepreneur in Australia, access to finance is one of the biggest barriers to doing business. During tough times, hardworking Australians are really feeling (not only the pinch) but also the punch. From banks that have let them down when they need it most....

Business Finance

Business Growth: How to Grow in the New Financial Year

Business Growth: How to Grow in the New Financial Year

As the new financial year begins, it’s a great time to think about further business growth in the year ahead. And with everything from accounting to marketing to take care of as a business owner, there’s plenty you can do to set up your business for growth. Below is...

How to Choose the Right Business Structure

How to Choose the Right Business Structure

Understanding how to choose the right business structure is critical when you’re setting up your business or moving to a new stage of growth. Not only will your business structure affect your tax obligations, but it also impacts your level of legal protection. Here’s...

How to Make Tax Time go Smoothly for your Business

How to Make Tax Time go Smoothly for your Business

With the end of the financial year fast approaching, SMEs need to be prepared for tax time. And while all the administrative requirements that come along with tax time may feel like a burden, there are some easy ways you can easily get organised. Here’s our list of...

Which electronic payment system is right for your business?

Which electronic payment system is right for your business?

If your business uses an electronic payment system, making sure you’re using the best system for your needs is crucial. Not only will spending some time picking the right system help you save money, but it will give you an opportunity to think about additional ways to better serve your customers with convenient payment options.

Success Stories

Beyond Merchant Capital Funds Cantinho’s Very First Win!

Beyond Merchant Capital Funds Cantinho’s Very First Win!

Everybody wishes they'd receive a call announcing they are the winner of a trip away. But Michael, owner of family-run Cantinho’s, is the one who actually got it! Michael entered Beyond Merchant Capital's recent competition to win a two-night stay at the beautiful...

How Is An Entrepreneur Different From An Employee?

How Is An Entrepreneur Different From An Employee?

The thing that stops most people is the start. ‘Most people’ however, are not entrepreneurs who are wired differently. They love the ‘start’. The ‘start’ is what gets them up in the morning. The ‘not knowing’ is their jet fuel. So what makes an entrepreneur different...

Expert Advice For A Successful Small Business Owner

Expert Advice For A Successful Small Business Owner

A successful business owner takes their cue from the top. Knowing that any great professional (from entrepreneur to athlete, musician to author) didn’t get there by accident. When it comes to the best of the best, the key players groomed themselves with highly...

Merchant Financing Powers Up Gold Coast Mechanic

Merchant Financing Powers Up Gold Coast Mechanic

Kira Motley of Gold Coast-based, Grease Monkeys Motor Co., is as hardworking as they come. She runs two businesses as both a mechanic and an electrician, so this feisty lady is not to be messed with. When her partner couldn’t find work, they decided to get their hands...

Politics & Grants

Tax Changes in Australia: how your SME can benefit

Tax Changes in Australia: how your SME can benefit

It’s not too late to identify how your business can save money and invest for growth even if the Government is in caretaker mode. This is why now is an opportune time review recent tax changes in Australia and how your SME can benefit.

Free Resources To Fuel & Support Small Business

Free Resources To Fuel & Support Small Business

Did you know that as a small business owner, you are eligible to take advantage of a wide range of free services and resources to grow your business? In fact, there is a wide variety of complimentary services and grants provided by the Australian government to help...

Sponsorship & Events

BMC & The-Entourage partner to grow Australian Businesses

BMC & The-Entourage partner to grow Australian Businesses

How fast could you grow your business with funding from us AND coaching from proven business growth experts? Beyond Merchant Capital have partnered with The Entourage, Australia’s most effective business training institute, to create an exciting offer that could help...

Queensland Small Business Week 2019

Queensland Small Business Week 2019

Queensland Small Business Week (QSBW) 2019 will run from Monday 27 May to Friday 31 May 2019. This worthwhile week-long event pays homage to the small businesses that are key contributors to Australia’s growing economy. This remains true across regions and Queensland...

CEOCookoff to Feed the Hungry: CEO of BMC Raises Funds

CEOCookoff to Feed the Hungry: CEO of BMC Raises Funds

It's time for the CEOCookoff! Joining together and breaking bread is the most gratifying way to bring people together. The good people at OzHarvest understand this better than most. This month they are joined by benevolent business leaders from around Australia for...

BMC CEO Joins OzHarvest For Good Food And A Great Cause

BMC CEO Joins OzHarvest For Good Food And A Great Cause

Coming together and sharing a meal is the most communal and binding experience in almost every place in the world. It is a powerful way to share something important and give each other nourishment.  No one understands this more than the people at OzHarvest. Which is...

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How to Make your Website your 24/7 Salesperson

How to Make your Website your 24/7 Salesperson

It doesn’t matter what kind of business you own, with an effective website you have a 24/7 salesperson. Not only is a high-quality website a way to build a strong brand for yourself, but when it’s set up properly it can sell to people while you sleep. Sure, this all...

Business Growth: How to Grow in the New Financial Year

Business Growth: How to Grow in the New Financial Year

As the new financial year begins, it’s a great time to think about further business growth in the year ahead. And with everything from accounting to marketing to take care of as a business owner, there’s plenty you can do to set up your business for growth. Below is...

How to Effectively Manage Customers for Stronger Business Growth

How to Effectively Manage Customers for Stronger Business Growth

One of the most important elements of running a successful business is learning to effectively manage customers. Not only is managing customers an integral part of business, being proactive and shifting the way you think about customer care can help you achieve...

How To Market Yourself And Your Business Even If You Hate Sales

How To Market Yourself And Your Business Even If You Hate Sales

As a business owner, you need to understand how to market yourself even if you hate sales. And while sales and marketing might leave you feeling nauseous, there are some things you can do to improve. Here are our top tips for learning how to market yourself and your...

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