COG Branding are experienced and trusted suppliers to numerous government organisations and the private sector for grant program helping Australian SME’s.
Our Sydney brand and marketing agency are experts in delivering business strategy that assists Government grant recipients with new technologies that grow their business.
Are You The Recipient Of A Government Grant?
Great, we’re here to help.
If your business is eligible for Federal, State and Local Government, and non-government grants and assistance, then you’re in the right place. There are over 1500 grants worth almost $40 billion currently available for Australian businesses in 2020.
The Current Grant Opportunity List provided from the Australian Government is a great place to start to see if your business is eligible. All current Grant Opportunities (GOs) that are open for application are listed here. GOs are sorted by default with those closing soonest at the top, and those that are ongoing at the end of the list.
With COG Branding as a Grant Partner, we’ll ensure this opportunity is best utilised for your business.
It’s pretty simple.
We recently supported Deloitte and the Australian Government the same way with the Small Business Digital Champions Project. We know we can do the same for you.
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COG Branding was absolutely thrilled to be engaged as a design, digital and strategy provider to the Deloitte Small Business Digital Champions Project.
The Small Business Digital Champions project is an Australian Government initiative, they want to make it easier for small businesses to engage with digital technology and reach their potential, to assist them in being more effective, being more competitive and ultimately, more profitable. The business relationships that COG Branding developed through this program still exist today.
What Should You Expect With A COG Branding Partnership?
For the most part we’re all about the long play – sustainability in marketing investments.
We are a Sydney Branding Agency with our whole team located in the one office. Offering live support during business hours, we use technology to communicate efficiently and are focused towards supporting our clients and partners with a high value exchange.
We’re experienced in government protocols and understand there are many key stakeholders in the approval process for Government Grants and Programs. We follow process and management requirements closely and as we’re an experienced provider our agency is structured to support government business stimulus schemes and grant programs. Our Australian Owned and Operated brand and marketing agency is located in Cronulla in the south of Sydney.
Our Grant Support Team delivers simple yet dynamic solutions to ensure communication flows smoothly between partner relationships and into grant recipient branding, marketing and business strategy projects.
COG Branding help you find grants, funding and support programs from across government to help your business survive and grow.
When searching for funding, know that you’ll need to meet criteria for eligibility. Many government grants and business stimulus schemes and programs can help your business by building your skills and knowledge.
But know this, you don’t have to do it alone — when partnering with COG Branding you’re working with an experienced business adviser who can help solve business problems, connect you to funding and grow your industry networks.
There are government grants for business marketing – this type of business activity can help your business reach its target audience, attract new customers and ultimately increase your profit. COG Branding Sydney will assist you in learning what marketing is, how it works and what costs are associated with digital, brand and business marketing.
There are many definitions of marketing. For the most part, it involves outbound communications activities that assist in building your brand and business. The key focus is about identifying and understanding your customers, and creating products and services that meet their needs. Marketing requires careful planning and research – but investing time and money now will pay off in the long term.
Marketing is more than just advertising and logos, it can be across many areas of your business, including how your customers are greeted on the phone, your customer service procedures, what your staff wear and your email signature.
There are numerous benefits of marketing. Great marketing delivers a story about your brand and gives your customers a reason to purchase from you instead of your competitors. It helps you to look at everything in your business that could affect how your customers identify you. Writing a marketing plan can help you define certain aspects of your business and focus on your priorities.
Coronavirus information and support for business
COG Branding Australian SME’s find the most appropriate Government Grants that include financial assistance, eligibility and timing for the new government support for Australian businesses.
Our Sydney Branding Agency work with the private sector and the state and federal Government schemes to assist business find government financial assistance and support programs. For the latest coronavirus information, grants and support in your state or territory. You can visit this link > https://www.business.gov.au/Risk-management/Emergency-management/Coronavirus-information-and-support-for-business
The Guide To Starting A Business.
Setting up your own business is exciting, but can also be challenging if you are not prepared. COG branding have create a very simple guide that will take you through each step of starting a business and help you understand what’s ahead.
1. Check if you’re ready
Prepare yourself for business and be clear on the difference between a business and a hobby. Are you going to be an Employee or contractor and do you need to find help for your business?
2. Make key decisions
Decide on a business structure. It takes some time to learn how to choose a business name, the business location and how to set it up legally correct and structurally sound.
3. Plan for success
Develop your business plan, be sure to research your market, and when you do write your marketing plan down and develop your launch and survival strategy.
4. Register your business
You’ll need an Australia business number (ABN) Here you’ll also need a business name ad it’ll also mean you will be here to set up tax registration for your business.
5. Prepare for tax
Starting a business in Australian you’ll need to understand taxation for your business. You’ll also need to keep the right records, learn how to lodge and pay for tax – so if you’re not great here get an account.
6. Know the law
There are many legal essentials for business so with a high level summary that should ensure you understand fair trading laws it will provide some basic knowledge that will be handy one day.
7. Prepare your finances
Learn how to organise your finances – this is critical. When you develop a pricing strategy you might also need to apply for a business loan. The numbers are key to survival – so get savvy with the finances.
8. Protect your business
A key factor to protect your business is to understand business insurance. After a few years you would’ve put some serious effort into your new venture so your Intellectual Property is worth protecting.
9. Set up operations
If you’re business needs people from the start you’ll need to learn about hiring employees and what they need as professionals. You’ll also have to market your business, manage your suppliers and contractors and above all –
Communicate with customers! That’s where COG Branding comes in.
Leadership and Experience
COG Branding is led by Luke Sullivan. A dynamic Sydney-born professional with a diverse design and marketing career. Luke leads the Sydney branding agency as a knowledgeable and dynamic captain at the helm. With professional experience across numerous industries, Lukes’ leadership at COG Branding is brand aware and business considerate, which ensures that all brand and marketing briefs big and small, are driven through to commercial success.
The benefit of having a Managing Director with professional hands-on-the-tools experience ensures the transfer of real working knowledge throughout the agency. It also offers the COG Branding service offering great depth and an honest transparent value.
“For myself, directing COG Branding has brought truth to the statement ‘Choose a job you love, and you will never have to work a day in your life’. I have a passion for creative design and strategic thinking, these elements will always be at my core. My aim is to have COG Branding Group remain as a respected brand resource for our clients today, and those of tomorrow. What I know to be true is that transforming the brands of our clients to success is a privilege, while it is also a thrill. Creating great business and new relationships is only a phone call away, so get in touch and build your brand with us!
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