Family business, the good, the bad and the ugly

I know a lot of people on the Coast here in Small Business, are also family businesses, so those relationships can sometimes be complicated further when you toss in working with your relatives. How many of us have gotten home from work and whinged and moaned about your co-worker because you were just really hacked off with them that day? Bit hard to do when the person you are whinging about, and to, is your husband business partner LOL!

Not trying to brag, but as times have gotten tougher, we have been quite lucky in our business that people can see the value for money that our sort of advertising is. The fact that we have been around so long (2002 seems so long ago now), always operated ethically and openly also has helped us, particularly when other sites have gone belly-up recently. This obviously is great for us business-wise, but family-wise, man, you really get to appreciate the commitment when you are flat out like we are at the moment, particularly when some people go

on holidays, again... Yes that is you Leone, Kirsty & Pat that I am talking about? See this is the conundrum you have in a family business, you are so happy for your mum to nick off to Europe to spend a.... Read the rest of this editorial...


$10 Discount for My Sunshine Coast Visitors @ Web Wednesday
Web Wednesday - Local search marketing - google maps, directories etc - 26/05/2010. As many small to medium businesses begin spending less money on the yellow pages and move their marketing strategies towards online, local search marketing is a must know! It offers fantastic opportunities to.... Read More

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Endota Day Spa
endota adj. (indigenous australian) (en-doe-ta) beautiful. Thanks to our down to earth service, heavenly all-australian organic body treatments, facials and massage, and nurturing Australian organic skincare, discover down-to-earth day spa heaven... read more

More Sunshine Coast Businesses:
  • Sunshine Coast Salsa - Learn to Dance Salsa, Merengue, Bachata, Cha Cha... on the Sunshine Coast! Learn to dance and improve your Salsa Skills...
  • Triple J Tree Services - Specialising in all areas of Tree Services. Tree Removal, Tree Pruning, Stump Grinding. Fully Insured. Free Quotations.


Boat Sales Business For Sale - Noosa - New And Used
You simply have to see this business to believe it, trading 5 days per week, no staff hassles, and no perishable stock; the fundamentals just can't be beaten. This low profile, high cash flow, money maker has traded stronger than ever... Check it out Now

Sunshine Coast Land For Sale:
Eumundi - 23 Acres in the Golden Triangle

Sunshine Coast Apartments For Sale:
Parkyn Parade, Mooloolaba - Spectacular Views Location And Lifestyle


Customer Service Adviser for Vehicle Dealership
Established Sunshine Coast Vehicle Dealership offers the opportunity to join their customer-focused team in this frontline role. Ideally you have previous experience in the motor trade; and you MUST demonstrate awesome customer service.... Read More

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In this issue:

  • From the Editors Desk
  • Sunshine Coast Business Specials
  • Sunshine Coast Business in Focus
  • Sunshine Coast Real Estate
  • Sunshine Coast Employment
  • MSC Coast News Giveaways
  • Sunshine Coast Events
  • Sunshine Coast News
  • MSC Site News


RIPE NOOSA festival Coast News Giveaway!
LAST CHANCE! This will be drawn at 5pm today (21/05/10) so get in now!
These tickets are worth $200! Get your name into the hat today!... Enter

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James Morrison & The Idea of North
Date: 05th of June 2010
Location: Nambour Civic Centre

'Feels Like Spring' 2010 Tour. Two of this country's most dynamic artists collude to blow the winter blues away... Read More

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Queenslanders get chance to welcome Jessica home
The Queensland Government will join forces with the Mooloolaba
community to stage a welcome home event for around-the-world solo sailor Jessica Watson early next... Read More

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A Chance to 'Dip Your Toe into the World Wide InterWeb' with Us!

We all have to start somewhere... A lot of small business owners really aren't sure how the Internet can help them, and why they need to have a web presence, so we are giving FOUR lucky small businesses the chance to find out for free for one year. Enter Now! :)

If you do have website, don't stress, the DOUBLE or Nothing? Small Business Promotion is extended during May 2010.

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