Enabling your ideas

How do I create the company of my dreams?
How do I create a brand for my company?
How can I find a great location for my store?
How do I build a website?
How do I set up and manage my social media?
How do I bring my new products to market?


Neat Creative, a Christchurch business working with new & existing companies, as their Business Strategist, Marketing & Media Manager, helping with practical Strategy and Execution of your Business Ideas & Plans, Design Products, to grow and set up your business.


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I am so busy doing the work that I can’t seem to get out there and promote my business!

It is so important to keep track of what proactive work you are doing to get new business. Often you find you need this the most just as you come out of your busiest times. This is just how work flows through you get out there and find business and then you can become so […]

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I can’t seem to make any money, but I am so busy?

I seem to be growing and I am so busy but every time the 20th of the month rolls around I am out of cash. My accountant tells me I am profitable and I have to pay tax but I don’t seem to have enough cash to pay my bills! It is so easy to […]

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Do I need a website for my small business?

Short answer is Yes. Though sometimes it is not that simple. The reasons and styles of your online presence come down to the reasons and styles of the business you are creating. A small business may need something smaller, and a large company may need something more intricate. Then in between are the companies that […]

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Do small things count?

A good reminder why it is so important to be present and recognise the opportunities you have as a leader to make a difference every day! I was leaving Melbourne recently and I had an experience  at the airport that made me realise how important the little things a leader can do to impact positively on […]

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I need to employ a new person, where do I start?

My business is growing well, I think it is time to hire someone or another person. But it is so expensive and if I get it wrong it can really burn me. How much more business to I need to be doing to justify a new person. All this employment law stuff just does my […]

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How do I promote my new business idea?

I want to promote my new business but it seems so expensive how can I do this in a way that doesn’t cost this much? I have sales reps from radio magazines, newspapers, Web companies all telling me they can make me money through advertising but it is so expensive and really does it work? […]

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Do I need to create a brand for my business? Where do I start?

This can be difficult. You have a great idea, or in fact you are already up and running. You know you need to create your own identity so your customers become loyal and in fact start referring you more business. Having a professional brand that actually resonates with your customers can help step you up […]

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Should I set up my business as a company, sole trader or a partnership in Christchurch?

Thinking about what option works best for you when setting up your business can be challenging, tax implications, the right structure that is easier to manage, avoiding expensive accounting fees, future proofing as you grow. We have the answers. The hardest part of making this decision can be much easier than you think. To many […]

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