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Australian small business experts (and how much they cost) [5/12]

Australian Business Podcast episode #5 is now live on the Rask network: Australian small business experts -- accountants, lawyers & more.

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Australian Business Podcast episode #5 is now live on the Rask network: Australian small business experts you want on your team.

In this episode, I — Owen Rask, founder of The Rask Group — dive into the following business topics:

  1. Business names, and how to get one
  2. ABNs versus ACNs – and which one you need
  3. The difference between copyright and trademark in Australia
  4. Bookkeepers – and how much bookkeepers charge
  5. Accountants – what they do and how much accountants charge
  6. Lawyers – do I need a lawyer for my small business?
  7. Technology professionals and why I’d avoid building a custom website
  8. How to save on business design costs with Canva & freelancer/Fiverr

💡 Before you do anything, make sure your business’ web domain is available by searching for it on Even if you don’t want a website right now you may as well pay the $15 or $30 to secure the web address.

This episode of The Australian Business Podcast aligns perfectly with lesson five of Rask’s free business course: small business experts.

You can download our business plan template on Rask Education.

Please note: if you’re confused about business ‘structures’, like companies, trusts, “sole trader”, etc. that’ll be covered in episode 7 of The Australian Business Podcast — but it’s available right now in our free business course.

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Do you get stuck worrying about your business’ finances? Or what needs to be paid to ATO, employees, Super funds and so on? The Australian Business Podcast is proud to announce that our sponsor, Grey Space Advisory, is offering all business owners a financial health check.

Jordan and Danil’s expert team of accountants will conduct a review of your tax structure, bank setup, ATO obligations and reporting, business insurance and provide some advice on how to manage all of this — for just $99! You can book a $99 health check with the Grey Space Advisory team and tell them Owen sent you.

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As Warren Buffett famously said, “I am a better investor because I am a businessman, and a better businessman because I am no investor.” 


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