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OPINIONS & ADVICE

By bringing a significant number of buyers together to approach the developer you’re able to help them by cutting out much of the legwork and the agent fees that would result from selling each block of land individually on the open market.

We are afforded endless opportunities to listen to our customers, to really hear their needs and wants and engage them with content that solves their problems, speaks to them and helps to build an emotional connection.

Starting any business can daunting and time-consuming, however, as an entrepreneur, you often find yourself working late (and sometimes, very early) to get your business off the ground.

Online marketing is pivotal to success in today’s business arena. The pillars of the online persona are social media, business websites, and blogs. Note that they must work hand in hand in order to spur maximum results.

Earlier this year, the Australian Association of National Advertisers ruled that From March 1st, any promoted social media content without the hashtag #ad will be considered a breach of the AANA Code of Ethics.

Growth hackers are people who accelerate growth within a company. They have decisive ideas about growth, virality and the success of a product or company that are needed to bring the company to the front and center of the public.

At the end of the day, business partnerships may be hard work but they are also a blessing. It can be comforting when there’s another person as invested in the success of the business as you are, who’s willing to work hard to make the vision a reality.

There are essentials like computer equipment, licenses, a web site, promotional material etc. but you don’t have to lease an office or employ staff straight away (you can outsource so cheaply these days top notch staff).

However, in order for businesses to make strategic decisions, HR departments are increasingly required to not only understand an organisation’s workforce analytics, more importantly, they need to apply data intelligence company-wide.

Social media is growing as a platform, to not only reach consumers but also to build a brand’s online presence. Creative industries in particular thrive off image based social media platforms to build awareness.

Cyber espionage and cyber terrorism are the most critical threats facing the public and private sector in the United States and the United Kingdom, and there is no reason to suppose that Australia/New Zealand will not be future targets.

Like it or not, believe it or not, the new era of business is as much about feeling as it is about thinking. As much about trusting as it is about testing. As much about emotion, intuition and instinct as it is about listening, learning & leveraging.

As a non-technical founder, you simply don’t know, what you don’t know. Working with a contractor gives you more control over the relationship in my opinion and lets you add and amend the scope based on the early feedback you receive.

Intuit Australia recently published the results of our What Women Want research, which shows that more than 80 per cent of self-employed women across the nation are using mobile devices to run their business.

Andrey recognises the importance of investing in people, rather than just ideas. A highly experienced team with proven execution capabilities is the first thing he looks for when assessing an opportunity.

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48% of small businesses and 79% of large companies are currently using social media to promote their brand, and of those that don’t currently...

A non-malware attack is one in which an attacker uses existing software, allowed applications and authorised protocols to carry out malicious activities. Non-malware attacks are capable of gaining control of computers without downloading any malicious files, hence the name.

In business, we often call someone a “romantic” if we view them as utterly naïve or overly idealistic. We also use the term to dismiss all-too-optimistic outlooks or ideas that appear foolish. Sometimes, in meetings, we are told to “stop romanticizing.” So we do.

Furthermore, the fact that around one quarter of business owners don’t know where to start with their planning process is damning. A simple framework can be built around the basic premise of “Now, Where, How”

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