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Vince Pizzinga, co-owner of Sydney’s spaghetti and spritz bar Mark and Vinny’s

How a Sydney restaurant went online in a day to keep the cash –...

One of the worst hit industries is hospitality, with restaurants, bars and cafes across Australia forced to close their doors and focus on take-out only.

A digital presence is more important than ever: How to get your business online...

For business owners, the stakes are particularly high as the Australian business community battles through some of the toughest economic conditions since the Global Financial Crisis.

Most small businesses around the world are relying on apps and the cloud –...

The study, which focused on small businesses in the U.S., Canada, the U.K., and Australia revealed that 64 percent of small businesses run in the cloud, 68 percent use apps, and 66 percent use a smartphone.

These are the businesses behind Australia’s late payment culture [INFOGRAPHIC]

As a nation, Australia ranked bottom of the table behind other nations including the US, Canada, Mexico, Ireland and Denmark when it comes to paying invoices.

Fintech 100 is looking for the next generation of global fintech innovators

Nominations are open for inclusion in the ‘Fintech 100’ list, which will recognise leading fintech innovators from around the world

Local cloud-based start-up has plans to make a few US companies uncomfortable

Kounta, the cloud-based point of sale platform that has taken Australia by storm, has recently launched in the US, looking to fill what they...

Digital banking: On par with the world but opportunities for deeper engagement

Effective Measure, a Melbourne online measurement firm specialising in finance, says Australians are on par with their global counterparts but an even bigger opportunity lies in “deeper and more defined customer engagement.”

Square vs. Google Wallet: Who will win the mobile payment war?

Mobile payments -- making transactions through a cell phone or other handheld device -- have been around for years. In Australia, the industry leader is Square, a company with two powerful allies, Apple and Visa. Well, run and tell the kids, because the half-ton magillah, Google, has stepped into the ring.

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Learn how to devise winning business ideas in four steps with...

It’s often said that everyone will have at least one big business idea in his or her lifetime. But how do you know if your next big idea is genuinely great or a genuine waste of time? This cheat sheet will help you formulate ideas, identify opportunities, evaluate their strengths and take your first big step forward. Learn how to get focus and clarity. Plus, score a bonus tip that will help you more than you might think!

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Five essential ingredients for a humming homepage with James Tuckerman [FREE...

Most homepages dedicate too much of their valuable space to predictable and generally unhelpful information, such as the purpose of the business, their products and services, their achievements and needy invitations to ‘buy, buy, buy’ or ‘contact us for a free consultation on no obligation quote’. Effective homepages focus on the needs and wants of the customer.

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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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