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Why you shouldn’t worry about robots replacing the jobs of humans

Monday, 1 June
Why you shouldn’t worry about robots replacing the jobs of humans

Recently, Old Taskmaster has read a lot about how robots could mean the end of many careers – and frankly, I’m sick of the whinging! Here’s why the rise of the machines is less of a jobs threat than some claim.

Technology

Start-up TV

Seven pieces of startup advice from Envato co-founder Collis Ta’eed

Envato co-founder Collis Ta’eed says he didn’t realise venture capital was an option when looking at ways to grow the business in its early days.

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How good government policy with minimum financial outlay can boost the startup ecosystem

How good government policy with minimum financial outlay can boost the startup ecosystem

Thursday, 25 June 2015 05:42 | by Kye White

Early-stage venture capital limited partnerships (ESVCLP) are a great example of policy that can support startups with little investment from government

How I used LinkedIn to connect to CEOs and grow my business

How I used LinkedIn to connect to CEOs and grow my business

Thursday, 25 June 2015 04:13 | by Caroline Woodhouse

I'd sent email after email, called countless phones, only to hit a big brick wall at every single marketing manager.Then I decided to change tactic and joined LinkedIn.

Marketing

The top three selling emotions – and how to use them

The top three selling emotions – and how to use them

Wednesday, 1 July 2015 04:49 | by Amanda Jesnoewski

When we can convince our prospects as to why they should buy from us, and take them on an emotional journey to get there, we are in a far greater position to make the sale.

When is your sweet spot for sending eNewsletters?

When is your sweet spot for sending eNewsletters?

Wednesday, 1 July 2015 04:31 | by Craig Reardon

This ‘ugly duckling’ of digital marketing techniques also happens to be one of the most effective, despite increasing competition from newer and shinier tactics.

Technology

Censorship of online content: paternalism versus parental guidance

Censorship of online content: paternalism versus parental guidance

Wednesday, 1 July 2015 04:20 | by Indra de Lanerolle

Many children now access content online. So what role should the state play in controlling or even advising what they can or should access?

THE NEWS WRAP: Apple expected to pay $US450 million to e-book buyers

THE NEWS WRAP: Apple expected to pay $US450 million to e-book buyers

Tuesday, 30 June 2015 22:33 | by StartupSmart

Apple has lost its appeal against a 2013 decision that found it had conspired with publishers to raise the price of e-books, according to The Wall Street Journal.

Financing A Business

Startups should now start thinking about drawing up employee share schemes

Startups should now start thinking about drawing up employee share schemes

Friday, 26 June 2015 06:21 | by Kye White

Startups should now start framing a philosophy around how they want to reward their employees when building employee share schemes

Griffin Accelerator announces 2015 intake as Canberra startup scene blooms

Griffin Accelerator announces 2015 intake as Canberra startup scene blooms

Sunday, 31 May 2015 21:50 | by Andrew Sadauskas

Canberra’s Griffin Accelerator has named the seven teams in its 2015 program, with each startup in this year’s intake receiving $25,000 in funding in exchange for 10% equity.

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