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Australia's clickerati don their best irony fuelled tees for the 16th Annual AIMIA Awards

Sure, they may have the coordination of an engineer in O-week and the optical capabilities of Arthur Dent after three Pan Galactic Gargle Blasters but that didn't stop Australia's web glitterati (Or is that 'clickerati'?) from donning their best converse sneakers, their thickest of black horn rimmed glasses and their favourite irony fuelled Threadless tees to party hard at the Peninsula Function Centre in Melbourne's Docklands.

The ultimate Transformer: Jeff Gomez [PODCAST]

If the lines between films, comics, toys, games and even them park rides is completely blurred now, Jeff Gomez is the man who blurred them. The founder and CEO of Starlight Runner Entertainment has been translating stories and brands across media types since the 1990s, and has worked on projects for Avatar, Transformers, Hot Wheels and many others, including the upcoming revival of the sci-fi classic Tron.

Swan urges businesses denied credit to come forward

Federal Treasurer Wayne Swan has warned the big four banks that they have an obligation to extend credit to viable Australian businesses.

WME and Appscore have opened their new Melbourne HQ with the promise of 70...

Minister for Small Business, Innovation and Trade, Philip Dalidakis MP, recently opened the new Melbourne HQ of digital marketing companies WME and Appscore

CSIRO teams with German companies to explore revolutionary food decontamination process

In the fruit and vegetable aisle, organic produce was labelled as such, and an unattractive bunch of specimens they were, too. The tomatoes looked like they'd been bludgeoned from the bush with a nail-studded bat and kicked all the way to the store. The potatoes had obviously been in a brawl with the onions.

Adios, amigos! Half the Millennials you work with plan to move jobs within two...

Deloitte has found that 50% of Millennials plan to move jobs within two years, only 20% intend to stay with their current employer more than five years

Steve Baxter is taking these 20 young Australian entrepreneurs to Silicon Valley

Start-up hub and co-working community, River City Labs, recently revealed the names of the 20 young tech standouts selected to be part of the 2015 ‘Startup Catalyst’ mission to Silicon Valley which will run from 28 September to 7 October.

Australian exporters can claim IP expenses from 1 July '09

For the first time, Australian exporters will be eligible to claim IP expenses under Austrade's Export Market Development Grant Program (EMDG).

For miracle sales, get a halo

It seems like every bus shelter you pass features a back-lit silhouette of a dancing girl or boy with wires coming out of their ears. You don't have to read the logo to know that it's another ad for iPod. But did you know that the ad is doing wonders for Apple PCs?

Finally some good news… Consumer confidence jumps

The June 2009 Sensis Business Index was released earlier today and it brings good news. The Index recorded the largest rise in SME confidence...

It’s that time of the year again, here are great tax tips for small...

It's that time of the year again to deal with the taxman, Mark Chapman. H&R Block Director of Tax Communications, has prepared top tips for Australian SMBs

Good news on unemployment and mortgages: are you raising your glass?

In this podcast, RMIT economist Sinclair Davidson talks about the welcoming news from the latest unemployment and mortgage figures. He also looks at the interesting case of the reduction in domestic wine production, but believes that this signals a change for the better in the wine market.

Cool companies shake their groove ‘thangs’ at Anthill’s 2010 Cool Company Awards

A 'who's who' of leading Australian entrepreneurs and business builders gathered last night at Melbourne's 24 Moons Bar in AC/DC Lane to celebrate Anthill Magazine's 2010 Cool Company Awards. Winners were presented with as Australia's biggest award in business -- a 1.2 metre personally branded trophy bean-bag. In addition to the formal accolades, attendees were treated to party games for entrepreneurs, such as 'Pin the Idea on the Venture Capitalist'.

When ‘specialists’ are not so special – LinkedIn reveals Australia’s most overused profile buzzwords

LinkedIn has revealed Australia’s most overused words on LinkedIn profiles to avoid this year. Aussies are using buzzwords such as specialised, passionate or strategic in an attempt to highlight their expertise

Reality goes mobile with new augmented app to promote KIA at the Australian Open

In an Australian first, mobile solutions group Mnet has delivered an augmented reality experience to capitalise on KIA's sponsorship of the Australian Open. Triggered by broadcast television, online and print media advertising, the mobile application, available on smartphone platforms iPhone and Android, uses augmented reality to bring a 3D animation of the KIA Optima from different channels, such as television, to the mobile phone.

What happens when an Italian woman and Italian coffee tempt an Australian boy

Matthew and Luisa fell in love, braved a long distance relationship between Australia and Italy respectively and have started a coffee business together

Sydney company CleverDux is making wristbands that reduce the risk to children who suffer...

The research indicated the See & Save system could save five minutes in emergency response time (down from 11 minutes to six minutes) - which could mean the difference between life and death in some serious situations.

Wanted: Australia's greatest innovators

Sydney University’s Warren Centre for Advanced Engineering is on the hunt again for Australia’s greatest innovators. Nominations are being sort for the Innovation Heroes Award, which the Warren Centre bestows each year on innovators who have created successful products or services from brilliant engineering ideas or inventions.

Opportunity knocks as “Hoarse Whisperer” rasps

Chemist chain, Chemmart, have seized a cheeky opportunity, launching an online advertising campaign to promote throat lozenges in the wake of the “Hoarse Whisperer” internet sensation. Jim Jacques, formerly known as the voice of harness racing in South Australia, earned the moniker of “The Hoarse Whisperer” after losing his voice while calling an event at Globe Derby Park earlier this week. Here's the video.

iElect predicted Liberal swing in Victorian election before the pollsters

The Victorian Election last month was not only a win for the Coalition, but also for for successfully predicting the swing of the election before any traditional poll. Whereas most pollsters continue to rely on telemarketing and focus groups, iElect was predicting a Labor lead of 51% and the Coalition 49% for the bulk of the election, which changed quickly four days from polling-day, showing a swing to 61% Coalition and 39% Labor.


Ever considered crowdfunding? [FREE REPORT]

Liz Wald is Vice President of International for She has been terrifically successful raising funds through the crowd model.  One of her successes...


Instagram for Business… in 12 steps [FREE INFOGRAPHIC]

This FREE INFOGRAPHIC will teach you how to effectively work through these restrictions to maximize the benefits of your business usage of Instagram.


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...