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Most businesses today agree that they should have some online presence, of which a website is the most common. But what's less clear is...

If you're thinking this is the year to launch that start-up of yours, you've probably watched countless interviews of successful entrepreneurs hoping to get...

We all hate doing party-pooper taxes. But, if you knew how to make that office Christmas party tax deductible, it may just be more...

Ok, so this is an ad for a New Zealand telco but, it makes a wicked good point. The ad makes the point that, as...

In the early days of starting up a business, it's common for entrepreneurs to accept any money that comes their way. Yet, this can...

When you start your entrepreneurial journey, all sorts of people will want to give you advice. Some of it (hopefully) will be good. Some of...

You don’t have any clients, and all the potential clients out there don’t know who you are. You’ve got an office, a computer and...

John Doerr is a Partner at one of the most famous venture capitalists in Silicon Valley, Kleiner Perkins Caufield & Byers. Just last week, he...

I laughed at this way more than I should have. Hands up if you've ever said "Don't try to fix things. I just need you...

When it comes to training staff, many businesses approach the process in a way similar to older, amateur sportsmen, when in fact they should...

There are a million blogs, courses and people willing to give you advice about starting a business. But, this simple video really sums up the...

Your computer is dead and you need to buy a new one. Well, have you actually taken the time to think about what you use a computer for? “Work. You know, email and stuff,” is not a proper answer.

Essentially, it all comes down to this: We are going to a trade show to demonstrate our product. What do we need to do to ensure it is a success?

In the earlier years of internet marketing, the most common question I heard about search engine optimisation was, "SEO? What's that?" Today I am more likely to hear, "SEO? We tried that and it didn't' work." The biggest challenge I now face with new SEO clients is cleaning up the mess left by their previous search engine optimisation company or individuals.

The US remains the largest developed market in the world and a big influence on other global markets. It remains important for any company with global ambitions. The current economic environment does not do a lot to encourage Australian firms to focus on the US. However, innovative new models and technology have dramatically changed the cost of entering and developing the US market. Australian firms can now do much of the early market development work without having to hire a US-based team.

If you ain't the Big Cheese, it's likely you think (at least occasionally) that you could run the company better. So get a team together and make it happen! Here are eights steps to buying out your boss and seizing the reins.

We laugh at the people in Australian Idol auditions who are completely oblivious to that fact that they can't sing. But hang on... These people pop-up in business all the time. You might even have had an 'Idol moment' yourself when you were younger.

Being perceived as professional by outsiders is a common challenge for small businesses. Many startups reach a stage where meeting clients in cafes no longer cuts it. Here are 10 simple ways that your company can make itself look bigger it is.

These days it’s a normal thing for anyone to write about what people should and shouldn’t do. But do you really do everything you tell others they should be doing? It seems that people who give advice (including me) don’t always adhere to it. So does that make us hypocrites?

Today, the Australian Federal Minister for Small Business, Dr Craig Emerson, officially launched a free phone service that will provide advice and support for people running and working in small businesses.

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