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Productivity in the midst of COVID-19: Here are 5 tips on how to effectively...

With governments and companies doing all they can to halt the spread of COVID-19, more and more people are beginning to work remotely either by choice or company policy.
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Take your business on the road with the best tech for working remote in...

55% of Aussie small business owners run their businesses entirely from their smartphone. So, with a smartphone the only necessity for some business owners and fewer constraints tying you to that desk or cubicle, why not make 2020 the year that you explore remotely?

Are you in the aged care business? Here are technology tips for caregivers and...

Technology is advancing at a very fast pace nowadays. Every day, a new app or tool is developed to make a certain facet of our daily lives either easier or more enjoyable.

Young Aussies might have taken off more byte than they can chew, says new...

The survey of 1,000 Australians, commissioned by Australian document productivity start-up Nitro, found nearly nine in ten (87 per cent) 18-25 year olds had recently faced a digital roadblock, such as forgetting a password or losing a digital document—nearly double that of respondents over 55 years old (55 per cent) and well above the national average (67 per cent), raising concerns about the efficiency and focus of the future workforce.

How to win a £100,000 pitch from 15,000 kilometres away

Melbourne start-up Localz recently won entry into JLAB - the first ever incubator by Europe's leading omni-channel retailer John Lewis. You’re probably thinking, “So what?...

Tearjerker warning: This ad will make you cry

Storytelling is one of the most crucial skills any entrepreneur and business owner can have. If you want to engage investors, advisors, staff and customers,...

Looking for ways to improve your efficiency? Try these tools [PODCAST]

PreneurCast is a marketing + business podcast. Each week, author and marketer Pete Williams and digital media producer Dom Goucher discuss entrepreneurship, business, internet...

Think Silicon Valley, mate

Australian entrepreneurs with ambition need to add Silicon Valley to their horizons. The outlook is necessary to comprehend the sheer size of global markets, and to opens one’s mind to opportunities.

StreetAdvisor: Will it or 7 others ‘fit’ in the iconic world of Webby awards?

There are Australian companies galore in the 16th Annual Webby awards nominations. With more than 10,000 entries received this year, eight Australian companies have made it to the finals. All of these companies will now be fine tuning their five word acceptance speeches.

Facebook is changing the way we use email and is stopping us using the...

Facebook is altering the way we communicate, according to new research by the good peeps at Ovum. Almost half of UK consumers responding to Ovum's survey said that social networking platforms have adversely affected their use of email services. But wait, there’s more. A cool 40 per cent blamed Facebook for a decline in the use of voice fixed services, 34 per cent said they made fewer mobile phone calls due to you-know-who, and 29 per cent said the number of text messages they send was heading south.

Save ker-ching with calls over the internet

When your family and friends are scattered across the globe, your phone bill can quickly become the stuff of nightmares.

Hey, sweet video! Now, will you hire me? Five of the best (and worst)...

Innovative businesses know they need to use innovative means to attract innovative talent. Prompted by Twitter's recent foray into viral video recruitment, we decided to assemble five of our favourite recruitment videos from the not too distant past (including those that are so bad, they're kind of good).

Disconnect online to reconnect in life

With technology making it easier to connect with one another through social media, the general impression is that we are all coming closer together. However, as Nigel Malone heads off on his first holiday in four years, he considers whether perhaps the reverse is happening -- that our increased social networking capabilities make it harder to leave work behind.

The brave new world of network convergence

The word ‘convergence’ has been thrown around the IT sector for a few years but often those outside the industry, and at times those...

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Five ways to manage your time by managing yourself, with Helen...

Finding the time to tackle everything is one of the greatest challenges faced by business owners. To help time-starved business owners work smarter and not harder, we spoke with Helen Ebdon. The director of Affirming Business and Executive Coaching, she’s a serial entrepreneur who started her first business at age 25. She’s built and run direct marketing and communications businesses and she’s also the creator of the Take 15 Program for business effectiveness.

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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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