Financial management

How to grow a business: Your questions answered.

- March 19, 2012 2 MIN READ

Tried and tested tips and templates

The ANZ Small Business Hub provides a wide range of practical resources to help you grow your business and achieve more with less.

To grow faster than the norm, you need to be able to spot opportunities. But do you have the organisational, commercial and financial expertise to make the most of them? Use these tools, tips and resources to help you drive your business to new heights.

You’ll find comprehensive answers to many common small business questions:

How can I effectively grow sales?

If you’re looking for ways to expand your business but need some inspiration, check out this list of ideas of the most likely ways your business can expand. Read more

How can I take control of my overheads?

People are usually budget-conscious when starting out, but when business is booming it’s easy to forget to review costs. Good management means keeping an eye on your overheads – they can erode your profits if left unchecked. Here’s how

What growing pains can I expect? How can I sidestep them?

As your business grows, are you finding your people and systems struggling to cope with the extra workload? Learn about the most common growing pains a small business meets within those crucial first few years, and how to avoid them. Read more

Why should I create a business plan? And how?

An effective business plan lays the blueprint for growth, and helps map out the road ahead. This Action Plan will help you create your own mini business plan from scratch. As you work through this template you’ll be able to enter your answers as you progress through each section. Read more

Grow your business checklist

To assist your business’s growth ANZ has compiled a handy checklist of actions that will help you prepare it for the next level across four key areas:

  1. Reach more customers
  2. Access new markets
  3. Develop new products or services
  4. Boost profits by saving time and money

Read more and download the checklist

Set yourself up for sustained success

ANZ Business Ready® powered by Honcho* can help you get the essentials set up quickly and easily. In a few guided steps you can set up a professional website, business email address and bank accounts, from as little as $26 per month.

Then once you’re set up, it can can help keep your business running smoothly with a range of services like document storage, digital marketing and invoicing.

Success stories to inspire your growth!

Learn from the experience of other local business people and see how ANZ business specialists helped them kick goals. ANZ has interviewed amazing businesses across Australia to capture their stories. Read more

Be Business Ready with ANZ and take advantage of the opportunity to grow:


* Honcho is a business of Business Switch Pty Ltd ABN 83 134 235 304. To the extent permitted by law, Australia and New Zealand Banking Group Limited ABN 11 005 357 522 (AFSL 234527) (“ANZ”) accepts no liability for any loss and/or damage (howsoever caused) as a result of your use of the Honcho website, tools or product offerings.