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The first true social Olympics: How the data is stacking up [INFOGRAPHIC]

Did you endure the Olympics opening ceremony? I really liked the tribute to that great English invention, the rave party. It has, however, been dubbed the first Olympics in the social era - the Socalympics, if you will. Social media featured throughout the aforementioned rave sequence. So, no matter which way you look at it, this is going to be the social Games. Many of the mass market social media tools are banned in China. The Beijing Games were a Twitter free event. This means that the London Games will set the standard for how social media supports, reports and rolls along with the Olympics.

Applications are now open for the 2012 30under30 awards!

30under30 is an Anthill initiative that was launched in early 2008 to encourage and promote entrepreneurship among young Australians. The program provides...

How to get more leads, make more friends and have more meetings… in your...

On 13 JUne 2012, Anthill Magazine's James Tuckerman recorded the following webinar. The topic: How to get more leads, make more friends and have more meetings… in your underpants [One Hour]

Anthill's SMART 100: Readers' Choice Revealed (2012)

They embody the passions of earnest inventors and the dreams of budding business builders. They are the products of industries both old and...

[WEBINAR] How to get more leads, make more friends and have more meetings… in...

James Tuckerman is a self-confessed "lazy business owner". He's a passionate seeker of "cheats" -- shortcuts to help him get more done in less time. In this webinar, he will reveal how he automates lead generation and the tools he uses to attract business... in his underpants... while he sleeps.

How to turn your knowledge into products [RECORDING]

On 23 May 2012, Anthill Magazine's James Tuckerman recorded the following webinar with Daniel Priestley, serial entrepreneur, best-selling author and the creator of the...

Would you like to interview one of these amazing people for Anthill?

Ian Charles Stewart (Co-founder of WiReD Magazine), Warren Coleman (Co-writer and Co-director of Happy Feet), Michael Naimark (Founding Member of the Atari Research Lab, the Apple Multimedia Lab and Lucasfilm Interactive), Shinta W. Dhanuwardoyo (Recognised by Globe Asia as one of the 99 Most Powerful Women in Jakarta), Gerry Gouy (Senior Director, Global Business Development, MTV Networks International), Corvida Raven (One of Time Magazine’s 25 Facebook Profiles You Should Subscribe to Right Now)...

WEBINAR: How to turn your knowledge into products… and build a global empire in...

This webinar is all about how to unlock your valuable industry knowledge and turn it into a product. It's about how to increase the value of your business and take control of its future.

Want more “yes” for your business?

Talk to NAB today. We’re committed to turning no into yes, ideas into action, and talk into solutions. Plus we lend more to Australian...

Busting the top 5 myths & misconceptions of VoIP telephony

With NBN on the horizon, there has been an increase in businesses looking to take the ‘virtual leap’ towards high-quality, feature-rich IP voice solutions, commonly called VoIP (Voice over IP) or hosted/virtual PBX. There are other options to the traditional landline for business telephony.

WEBINAR: Want to be an A-grade presenter? Do it in your underpants. (How to...

What's the first rule of professional speaking? Don't do it in your underpants -- unless you are Superman, in which case undies-on-the-outside is probably to be expected. However, that doesn't mean that you can't learn the skills to become a confident, professional and outrageously awesome public speaker... sans dacks. That's right. We're bringing back Anthill's UndieEmpire Webinar series.

Are you haemorraging customers and don’t even know it?

Are customers important to your business? Of course! Do you collect and keep customer information? Maybe? Then you are probably losing customers and don't even know...

Facebook Interactive Minds Presentation

Please find the presentation from the Interactive Minds seminar, hosted on Wednesday 4 April, below. Simply click the forward arrow to walk yourself through...

How to locate the best keywords, just for you

It’s one of the first questions that people ask when setting up an account with AdWords, one of the world’s most popular SEM tools. What keywords are most appropriate for my business? While there are a number of online tools available, sometimes the best place to start is by using good ol’ common sense. In this second installment, we reveal five tips for selecting your keywords.

Want to become an outsourcing extremist? Learn how to replace yourself using geo-arbitrage.

With the economy in its current state and the US dollar near parity, geo-arbitrage opportunities abound. Combine that with the power of cloud based technologies and tools, like DropBox, ScreenSteps, Dictamous and Screenflow, and it has suddenly become far easier than any time in history to employ and manage skilled staff and freelancers from all corners of the globe.

Outsourcing, offshoring and crowdsourcing

During this one-hour webinar, outsourcing extremist and author Pete Williams shares the tips, tools and strategies that have helped him build million-dollar e-commerce sites,...

Need startup office space? Share the Anthill digs!

Anthill has recently uprooted and moved into bigger digs. We have office space available at dirt-cheap rates for small business owners and startups. It's a serviced office arrangement with edge. It's an incubator without the need to give up equity. It's a new home, on highly flexible terms to launch and grow your new venture.

Top entrepreneurial qualities that sales people should employ (Or, Top sales skills that entrepreneurs...

You may be aware that I advocate the motto “everybody lives by selling something”. Whether you’re in sales or not you’re selling something of value, your services, skills, ideas or advice. Therefore, in sales, you don’t need to look far to get inspiration and tips for selling. If you see there is an industry or individual that is doing something great and becoming successful have a closer look at what they’re actually doing.

Want to turn your secret skills into a brand?

Do you want to turn your existing skills, talents and experience into a profitable business? This event will show you how. You will learn...

Which half of your advertising works?

It was once said with humour: “I know that half my advertising works. I just don’t know which half.” Such a sentiment is no longer likely to raise a smile. This is because smart marketers (including business owners) now expect a return on investment (ROI) from their marketing (like duh).

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How To Grow Your Business and Profits with Jason Cunningham [CHEAT...

Recorded guerrilla-style in the basement of York Butter Factory, the linked video course is a rollicking, authoritative lesson (with some colourful language, mind you) from someone who has been through it all. In this Cheat Sheet, we cover three hot tips from the lesson, with a focus on helping business owners grow and increase profitability: Why entrepreneurs need to think about “the end," why cash flow is king – no matter what you’ve heard, and why you need to have a vision for success.

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New Zealand’s Xero eyes US IPO, further disruption as subscribers increase...

Xero recently held its annual meeting in Wellington, during which the company revealed some interesting details about its future. As has been widely suspected, the...

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