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Observations and questionable insights from Anthill’s Editors by James Tuckerman and Paul Ryan.

Forget recession. There's money out there. Just ask Aconex.

"We feel like the little ray of sunshine. The last thing to fly from Pandora's Box," jokes Aconex Chairman Martin Hosking by phone. He's...

Forget recession. There’s money out there. Just ask Aconex.

"We feel like the little ray of sunshine. The last thing to fly from Pandora's Box," jokes Aconex Chairman Martin Hosking by phone. He's...

Wanna meet and interview a big name entrepreneur?

Every edition of Anthill Magazine invariably features an interview (or two) with a big name Australian entrepreneur or thought leader from a country abroad. For...

The recession your business needed to have

We've noticed a strange trend in our circulation data these past six months. Subscription numbers have dipped while retail sales have increased. It's all 'swings and...

The 'Frank Sinatra' Test

When you run your own business, some days are sooooo much better than others. Most of us business owners seem to spend such an inordinate...

The ‘Frank Sinatra’ Test

When you run your own business, some days are sooooo much better than others. Most of us business owners seem to spend such an inordinate...

Magazine 2.0 Experiment: the cover

The most important thing to get right when producing a consumer magazine is also the hardest. I'm talking about the cover. Aside from pleasing subscribers, the...

Would you like to be Editor, Journalist, Photographer (whatever) of Anthill Magazine?

Not so long ago, we trialled an experiment in 'new economy' journalism that we dubbed Magazine 2.0. We asked you, our readers, to share your...

Magazine 2.0 Experiment (the beginning)

Here's our audacious goal... Over coming weeks, we intend to produce the world's first entirely reader-generated business magazine. We'll be asking you, our readers, to suggest...

Have we upset you lately?

Why do people keep asking me to be reasonable? It was George Bernard Shaw who gave us the maxim, ‘The reasonable man adapts himself to the world; the unreasonable one persists in trying to adapt the world to himself. Therefore all progress depends on the unreasonable man.’ As you know, we like to question common assumptions at Anthill, fight conventional wisdom, rally together to combat commercial stupidity.

Look who’s entered our Cool Company Awards

If you missed out on nominating your own organisation (or another 'cool' company) for Anthill's 3rd Annual Cool Company Awards, don't slap your forehead...

Look who's entered our Cool Company Awards

If you missed out on nominating your own organisation (or another 'cool' company) for Anthill's 3rd Annual Cool Company Awards, don't slap your forehead...

The Man Who ‘Souled’ the World

We have fifty 'R' rated DVDs to give away. But it's not what you think. ;-) 'The Man Who Souled the World' is an award-winning documentary...

The Man Who 'Souled' the World

We have fifty 'R' rated DVDs to give away. But it's not what you think. ;-) 'The Man Who Souled the World' is an award-winning documentary...

Too many 'Qs', not enough '007s'

I was part of an 'intimate' and 'confidential' dinner with Innovation Minister Kim Carr last Wednesday night. The topic was innovation (of course). And it...

Too many ‘Qs’, not enough ‘007s’

I was part of an 'intimate' and 'confidential' dinner with Innovation Minister Kim Carr last Wednesday night. The topic was innovation (of course). And it...

Is Google making us stoopid?

To celebrate the Atlantic's current issue with the thought provoking cover story, "Is Google Making Us Stoopid?", the publishers of Australian current affairs periodical The Monthly are sending their friends from across the pond an online gift subscription. This 'gift' includes access to the Monthly archive and Gideon Haigh's award-winning essay published in February 2006, "How Google is Making Us Stupid." Yes, it’s another fracas between magazine publishers.

Where are all the web entrepreneurs?

When we launched our inaugural 30under30 Awards in April (Anthill's award program to recognise young entrepreneurs), we were immediately surprised at the lack of...

Dick Pratt and other dumb decisions

We all make mistakes. In business, we often have to put our neck out to get a result. And things don't always go to plan. That's...

Anthill Activism Part #4: Tanner gets a ringing over budget cuts

I think that the next step in this fun form of activism should be for Anthill to send the nice receptionist in Minister Tanner's...

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Have you heard the often touted claim that the average lifespan of a business is two years? Have you ever wondered why that is? Often, it’s because, in the rush and intensity of starting up, business owners get caught up in day-to-day op-erations and overlook fast growth opportunities, like strategic partnerships. In this FREE INFOGRAPHIC, Simone Novello helps to answer your three most common questions about how to harness the power of... FRIENDS WITH BENEFITS.

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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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