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If you doubt the power a great review can have on your business, I...

This entire chain of events can be attributed to that one review done by a mum in business who did not know me. It was a genuine review from someone who wanted to help other women in business.

A new book looks at how Aussie companies can survive (and also thrive) in...

Tech lawyer Nick Abrahams' book, Digital Disruption in Australia looks at how companies can not only survive but also thrive in the next digital generation

Who will own the future of media? If it’s not Fairfax, could it be...

It's been an unhappy week for Fairfax shareholders. And a disconcerting one for traditional media proprietors. No-one can deny that something bigger is at play. However, with every new disruption there is opportunity. So, who will own the future of media?

Aussie start-up announces solution for disgruntled daily deals customers [just don’t you dare call...

Rocking your cranky britches because you can never get your mitts on the coveted deal du jour? You’re not alone. Way back in September, The Age reported that, to date this year, Consumer Affairs Victoria had received 160 complaints about group buying sites – a significant increase on the 22 similar complaints received the previous year. Well, Unbooked founders Sarah Taylor and Jeff Dusting believe both vendors and customers are primed for a slicker fix in the supply VS demand quandary.

Talking Business podcast: RMIT economist Alberto Posso on reduced oil and coal trade

Economist Alberto Posso recently sat down with Talking Business’ Leon and Garry to chat about the Australian Bureau of Statistics’ (ABS) release of trade figures and Australia’s new surplus.

What’s the future of media, and what are you doing in Rupert Murdoch’s pajamas?...

What's the future of the media industry, and what does it have to do with silk pajamas? Anthill Editor-in-Chief James Tuckerman joined two other captains of the industry in a freewheeling discussion. Their answer to the first half of the question: It's bright. The second half? Read on.

Talking Business podcast. Commonwealth Bank: free money for all!

In the latest edition of Talking Business, Leon and Garry have a natter about Federal Opposition Leader Tony Abbott’s push to turn the prospective carbon price into an election issue. According to the chaps: “The horse trading’s begun already.”

Jack Matthews on the future of Fairfax Digital [PODCAST]

As CEO of Fairfax Digital, the online arm of Fairfax Media, Jack Matthews has been steering the Australian news giant since 2006 (when internet journalism was still an afterthought for most publishing houses). Matthews says in the interview that while advertising still drives of the bulk of Fairfax's revenues, he is aware that media companies are experimenting with the sales of good and services.

Election accelerates mobile ‘news’ adoption, says Nielsen

Australians' use of handhelds to track the election and its aftermath led to record usage levels. Nielsen's Mobile Market Intelligence service saw overall volume leap by 19 percent in August, compared to July, with the major news organisations the key beneficiaries of the traffic increase.

Who are the 100 most influential business people in Australia? No one I’d rate.

It's probably the many hours I've spent over the past week researching (and rabble rousing) in aid of our annual Dumb Report, but I couldn't help reading Fairfax's Top 100 Most Influential People with more than the usual requisite amount of cynicism.

Who are the 100 most influential business people in Australia? No one I'd rate.

It's probably the many hours I've spent over the past week researching (and rabble rousing) in aid of our annual Dumb Report, but I couldn't help reading Fairfax's Top 100 Most Influential People with more than the usual requisite amount of cynicism.

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