What is Indigenous Business Month and how you can get involved?

October 2019 marked the 5th year of Indigenous Business Month, and with its ever-growing presence and prominence on the calendar, it’s increasingly important that we highlight the successes achieved in the Indigenous business sector. And it’s a time to reflect on the challenges and to collaborate on solutions. Because, frankly speaking, the Indigenous business sector is here to stay and … Read More

How corporate Australia can make an impact on the Indigenous economy

How Corporate Australia can further positively impact the Indigenous business ecosystem and Indigenous economy. For all of the corporate organisations with a Reconciliation Action Plan (RAP), are you making a real and sustained impact when it comes to the Indigenous economy and to Indigenous procurement? Do your RAP commitments go beyond fiscal cycles and focus on outcomes, not just impact? … Read More

Steps to developing Capability and Capacity in your business

For any business, Indigenous or non-Indigenous, being able to deliver to the capability and capacity requirements of corporate and government Australia is one of the key challenges faced by a lot of businesses currently. There are different ways to address this, but there is not necessarily any specific structures and programs in place that can assist in addressing the age-old … Read More

Listing the benefits of being a Registered or Certified Supply Nation supplier

Being a Supply Nation Registered business or Certified supplier does not entitle Indigenous businesses to win business without any effort. However, being a Supply Nation supplier provides you with an opportunity to be seen by a huge market of buyers to connect with. As an Indigenous business, we at Ngakkan Nyaagu (NGNY) have been a Supply Nation Certified supplier since … Read More

Steps to increase the visibility of your website and digital footprint

Steps to increase the visibility of your website and digital footprint through Search Engine Optimisation (SEO) and your digital presence. Search Engine Optimisation (SEO) is the practice of improving your site’s ranking and visibility within search engines, such as Google, Bing and Yahoo. This includes editing elements such as metadata and content and links in your website. Our business name, … Read More

Indigenous Businesses: The capacity to give back to community

How Aboriginal & Torres Strait Islander people can reinvest back into our community, today! A Indigenous people we have the opportunity to re-invest back into our community through the sheer amount of skills, expertise and man power that we all hold and can offer. The opportunity of reinvesting back into our community can and will have wide reaching and sustainable … Read More

NGNY: Our 5 year journey as an Indigenous business and our insights for success

In case you are new to NGNY, let me introduce us.  My name is Liam Ridgeway (Gumbaynggirr and Wakka Wakka) and I’m the co-founder of Ngakkan Nyaagu (NGNY) with John Saulo (Gunditjmara and Wemba Wemba).  NGNY is a 100% Aboriginal owned digital agency based in Sydney.  We develop websites and mobile apps and provide website hosting, graphic design and related … Read More

Day #2 of the 2019 Supply Nation Connect Event: How to get the most out of the Tradeshow and our experience of having our first tradeshow booth

This year we (Ngakkan Nyaagu – NGNY) had our first tradeshow booth at the Supply Nation Connect event. For those of you who have not heard of the Supply Nation Connect Event, it is an opportunity for Indigenous businesses to showcase their products and services to government and corporate buyers who are seeking to procure these from Supply Nation Certified … Read More