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Got a book in you? Self-publishing could be your best bet

Creative Types Although self-publishing used to be a sign a book publisher wouldn’t touch the title, it’s now considered a legitimate step in signing a deal with a mainstream publishing house.

New one-stop shop for business registrations

Stamping your territory.

Max Mason Small businesses around Australia will now be able to register and renew business names in one central location, cutting red tape and registration costs.

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Delicacies on wheels now roaming through streets

Food truck.

Jo-Anne Hui Late-night greasy kebabs and meat pies were once the domain of mobile food vendors, but the recent food truck movement is giving budding entrepreneurs an opportunity to get creative.

Buying a bargain could be risky business

Christopher Niesche Many small businesses are going cheap right now, but potential buyers shouldn't be seduced by low prices and the chance to be their own boss.