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Australian Packaging Awards 2010

The Australian Packaging Awards is an industry sponsored contest that is organised by the Packaging Council of Australia (www.pca.org.au) that invites Australian package designers to showcase their work and compete for top national recognition. This contest allows Australian designers and manufacturers to showcase their talent, people and products both nationally and internationally.

Quote: Katharine Hepburn on sex and money

“If you’re given a choice between money and sex appeal, take the money. As you get older, the money will become your sex appeal.” — Iconic American actress Katharine Hepburn

Debate rages at Mumbrella/Anthill Online Marketing by Design in Sydney last night — #mumhill...

There were plenty of great insights and conversations shared about marketing and social media at last nights Online Marketing By Design event held at the Shelbourne Hotel in Sydney, co-hosted by Mumbrella and Anthill Magazine.

Help us populate Anthill’s DUMB REPORT for 2009

Every year, at about this time, we take greater pleasure in assembling and releasing the outcomes of our annual DUMB REPORT, a selection of goofs, gaffs and groaners from the world of business, politics, media and marketing. As we've said in the past, making mistakes is all part of growing a business. According to the wisdom of Kerry Packer, "If you get things right 60 percent of the time, you will rule the world." It's just a pity that not all mistakes are created equal.

Help us populate Anthill's DUMB REPORT for 2009

Every year, at about this time, we take greater pleasure in assembling and releasing the outcomes of our annual DUMB REPORT, a selection of goofs, gaffs and groaners from the world of business, politics, media and marketing. As we've said in the past, making mistakes is all part of growing a business. According to the wisdom of Kerry Packer, "If you get things right 60 percent of the time, you will rule the world." It's just a pity that not all mistakes are created equal.

Are your customers taking over 50 days to pay you? According to D&B, that’s...

According to Dun & Bradstreet's (D&B) latest trade payments analysis, the payment terms of Australian firms have declined for the second consecutive quarter. A fall of three days since the previous quarter and 5.6 days in the past six months has reduced terms to 51.8 days – just above pre-crisis levels.

Are your customers taking over 50 days to pay you? According to D&B, that's...

According to Dun & Bradstreet's (D&B) latest trade payments analysis, the payment terms of Australian firms have declined for the second consecutive quarter. A fall of three days since the previous quarter and 5.6 days in the past six months has reduced terms to 51.8 days – just above pre-crisis levels.

Windows 7 – Which features really matter for small businesses

In anticipation of the full launch of Windows 7 on October 22, Joel Montgomery of PowerBuy has weeded through over fifty new features to bring you what he believes are the most important features for small business users. Here is a quick summary of what's great – and not so great – about the new Windows platform.

A guide to angel investing (ebook)

Designed to help high net worth individuals become successful Angel Investors. Angel investing involves active mentoring and coaching of an early stage management team towards a successful exit or additional funding, probably from a venture capital firm. This book sets out a comprehensive and rigorous process which will help the Angel generate deal flow, evaluate investment proposals and manage the investment and subsequent harvest. The book also provides a useful guide to managing operational risks in the venture.

30under30 winners, 2009 (The Full List)

We're continuing to stagger the release of profiles of this year's 30under30 winners. However, as a follow-up to the wonderful 30under30 event held in Melbourne last Thursday (videos coming), here are the 30 winners, including a brief bio on each.

Cool Company Awards 2008 – Social Capitalist Award

The Cool Company Awards 08 Cool Company Awards 08 top 50 Coolest Company and Big Kahuna Awards Global Growth Award Online Award and X-Factor Award Commercial Creativity Award Social Capitalist...

Cool Company Awards 08 Top 50

The Cool Company Awards 08 Cool Company Awards 08 top 50 Coolest Company and Big Kahuna Awards Global Growth Award Online Award and X-Factor Award Commercial Creativity Award Social Capitalist...

Entrepreneur as 3D chess

Thoughts of 3D Chess came to me the other day as I tried to explain to a friend the entrepreneurial process for designing and...

30under30 – The winners (part 4)

Meet Australia's top 30 entrepreneurs under 30 * The following profiles are not ranked. Damien Moriarty Age: 27 Location: Northern Territory Company/Role: Shamrock Homes A true entrepreneur, Darwin’s...

The Entrepreneur vs. Venture Capitalist

A meeting of minds or clash of heads? It is little wonder that only a small proportion of investment proposals ever successfully attract venture capital....
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The Top 5 Most Insanely Dumb Mistakes made by Rookie and...

LinkedIn is a professional and commercial platform. What you do on LinkedIn matters: it really matters, and if you’re not careful, your actions can backfire and tarnish your brand and your integrity. We're going to throw out a wild guess and say that you don’t want to get burned by your mistakes. Fair enough. This FREE REPORT from David Hobson has the five most common LinkedIn mistakes and what you can do to avoid them.

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Need cash for your startup or innovation? Here’s the Ultimate Grant...

Have a new business? Are you developing something AWESOME! Well, you're going to need some funding. Here are 12 resources available to people like you, right now.

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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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