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How to actually execute your to-do list [PODCAST]

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

Freelancing pays big: New study finds 3.7 million Australians now freelance

Ask me about freelancing. I’m a freelancer, and you’re reading these words because of Elance, the company this article is about. Yup, Anthill found...

This 20-something launched a global media empire while still working a day job. How...

The Sauce is a monthly podcast, hosted by James Tuckerman and Kyri Theos . Guests are invited to discuss common business principles that...

Freelance jobs, and freelancers, soaring in Australia

Freelancers and freelance jobs are soaring in Australia, according to the American freelance jobs site Elance. This will hardly come as a surprise to anybody. After all, the recent phenomenon is driven by two seemingly inexorable forces – individuals seeking freedom and flexibility in their jobs, and businesses seeking much the same, besides the opportunity to tap a larger talent pool.

New media venture to experiment with crowdsourcing, other models

The platform could help media companies pick a journalist in any part of the world for an assignment without the cost of sending one out there. For example, an Australian magazine seeking special coverage of the inauguration of a new Pope in The Vatican could, presumably, use Newsmodo’s network to find a duly qualified journalist for the job.

So, what’s your score? Gamification edge to rating freelancers

So there is a large marketplace for designers and online marketers, and competitive bidding for businesses. But how do you separate the grain from the chaff?

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Strategic Alliances with Simone Novello [FREE INFOGRAPHIC]

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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HOW TO RECRUIT THE BEST PEOPLE with Sam Chandler

Plenty of recruitment agencies have tallied the numbers and found that the average dud hire will cost an organisation between $50,000 and $70,000, factoring...

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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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