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Community Giving On-Line for Free

Bendigo Family Nature Club is a monthly event run by amazing volunteers in my home town of Bendigo. My role in this fantastic volunteer group is getting the word out there that the event is happening.  I have turned this into a monthly drawing challenge, because as you know I [...]


"You would think running a creative agency, that creativity is the core. Creativity is pointless without motivation to do something about it." Brent Nolan is the Director of Blunt Agency. Blunt Agency is a multifaceted brand, design and creative agency.  Blunt aims to strategically position their client's brands to break [...]

Pop Up Local on Social Media

My long time friend Kristy Kum Too has crafted up an extraordinary business HABITUE design. She handcrafts crochet rugs and baskets. As well as beautiful custom playing blocks, however she is not one to leave the crowd behind – she has brought them with her through the power of collaboration [...]

Creativity is the Big Story in Business

"The big story in business over the next 10 years is creativity and innovation". It's a bold statement over a morning coffee and ham croissant at our local cafe´, but I completely agree with Che´ Stevenson, the director of one of Bendigo's fastest growing digital creative agency Creative Revolution. Che´ [...]

Creativity in Business Means Being Bold

Create Business caught up with Neil Edwards of Bendigo Business Banking NAB last week and asked the question ; "How does creativity grow your business?' We met at a Small Business Victoria event, back in August, we were seated together at Clare Bodwitch's presentation Creativity for Business Success.  It was [...]

Creativity IS the Point of Difference in Business

"Creativity, in business IS the point of difference". Love it! Thanks Tegan for your insight into how Creativity Grows Business. Tegan Lang is the Cultural Development Officer for the Mount Alexander Shire Council.  Get to know #interceptmtalex - her latest pride and joy temporary public art project coming to Mount Alexander [...]

I have fallen in love

Whilst doing some very important surfing I met Adam France and promptly feel in love. Check out his drawings, gifs and other visual joy. I am especially inspired by his Crafting for a Cause project. He writes: "The reality is you are using too much, eating too much, wearing too [...]

Creative Insight with Open ABC

Jane Curtis is the Open ABC producer for Central Victoria. We met recently with Jane to talk about Bendigo Food Share and other great projects Create Business is working on. Jane graciously took up the challenge to be the first interviewee for our new segment: Creative Business Inspiration when we [...]

Make a Change

Karen Corr, the director of Make A Change Australia describes working with Create Business as adding value. As a small business with big impact and geographical reach she is crafting a team of people around her to compliment her skills. Enabling her to work on her business, rather than in [...]

Cooking with What You Have Got

It is likely you have experienced that "I can't be bothered feeling", when looking for inspiration to cook the evening meal! Ingredients for your fall back dish are missing, and things don't look too fresh!  Similarly blogs and newsletters can also become a bit of a drag like mid week [...]