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Some things I've learnt about money, work and happiness

7:14PM | Tuesday, 24 July 2012 | Rebekah Campbell

Before launching my start-up, I was the manager of the rock band Evermore. I learnt some important lessons about business – and life – along the way. BY REBEKAH CAMPBELL.

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Video Interview: Nikki Durkin from Y Combinator

5:04PM | Monday, 7 May 2012 | Orsi Parkanyi

Having launched her first business aged 15, Nikki Durkin has broken through the glass ceiling of the IT industry. In this video, she explains how you can follow in her footsteps. BY ORSI PARKANYI.

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February's top business books

2:52PM | Friday, 8 February 2013 | Alan Hargreaves

In our fast-paced modern world, “introvert” has almost become a dirty word. Author Susan Cain argues we miss out on many innovative ideas as a result. BY ALAN HARGREAVES.

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How to drive revenue through your blog

2:40PM | Friday, 8 February 2013 | Adam Franklin

While blogs are a great way to engage your audience, how do you monetise them? Here are three key ways to earn an income off your start-up’s blog. BY ADAM FRANKLIN.

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Three tests to see whether your start-up is investment ready

2:19PM | Wednesday, 6 February 2013 | Marc Peskett

Is your business ready for outside investment? Here are the three key benchmarks you need to look at before you start seeking finance. BY MARC PESKETT.

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Five tips for greater mumpreneur productivity

2:40AM | Wednesday, 6 February 2013 | Amanda Jesnoewski

As a business owner, you want to be as productive as possible in the time you have; as a mumpreneur, you need to be. Here are five simple tips to help you boost your productivity. BY AMANDA JESNOEWSKI.

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Why do customers really do business with you?

2:31PM | Tuesday, 5 February 2013 | Greg Ferrett

What psychological motivation drives your customers to do business with you? It’s a question worth thinking about if you want to grow your customer base. BY GREGORY FERRETT.

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Make your meetings engaging

2:30PM | Tuesday, 5 February 2013 | Walid El-Khoury

This time I think I steered you in the wrong direction. Meetings should never be boring...if they are there is something wrong. BY WALID EL-KHOURY.

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Nine reasons why LinkedIn is becoming Linked-out!

2:09AM | Tuesday, 5 February 2013 | Jonathan Weinstock

LinkedIn remains a valuable tool for start-ups. However, in recent times, it has lost some of its relevance and effectiveness. BY JONATHAN WEINSTOCK.

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How to find the right networking groups for your home-based business

2:14PM | Friday, 1 February 2013 | Cas McCullough

As the old saying goes, time is money – especially if you work from home. So here are four tips to help make sure you don’t waste either by going to business networking events that aren’t effective. By CAS McCULLOUGH.

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How to ignite great ideas – 1939 style

1:54PM | Thursday, 31 January 2013 | Oliver Milman

In this week’s reads, a methodical process for sparking ideas. Plus good social media habits, busting stress and the desks of successful people.

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Can you fake being a start-up?

1:53PM | Thursday, 31 January 2013 | Jason Rose

Telstra recently announced it is launching a new app business modelled on Silicon Valley start-ups. But can you really fake being a start-up? BY JASON ROSE.

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Seven key challenges set to hit SMEs in 2013

1:42PM | Wednesday, 30 January 2013 | Greg Hayes

It is easier to overcome business challenges if you prepare for them ahead of time. Here are seven challenges you should start planning for in 2013. BY GREG HAYES.

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Overcoming the mumpreneur stereotype

1:33AM | Wednesday, 30 January 2013 | Amanda Jesnoewski

The term ‘mumpreneur’ can carry a negative stereotype in some business circles. However, by following these key hints, you can make sure it doesn’t cost you any business opportunities. BY AMANDA JESNOEWSKI.

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How to kick-start your big picture planning

1:42AM | Wednesday, 30 January 2013 | Linnet Hunter

Has the start of 2013 left you feeling as lost as a Firefly fan at a Star Trek convention? If so, here’s a simple motivational method that’s certain to help you out. BY LINNET HUNTER.

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Video Interview: Natalie Müller from Shoppingbird

4:37PM | Monday, 23 April 2012 | Orsi Parkanyi

Entrepreneur Natalie Müller, the co-founder of Shoppingbird, explains how she is growing her retail start-up and the challenges she has faced. BY ORSI PARKANYI.

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Nine things I've learnt from a website redesign

1:58PM | Friday, 25 January 2013 | Adam Franklin

Recently, my company redesigned its website. Here are nine valuable lessons from the process. BY ADAM FRANKLIN.

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The power of being on trend

1:50AM | Wednesday, 23 January 2013 | Marc Peskett

The great thing about following business trends is that they give you an indication of the direction your industry is travelling. Here are five top trends to follow. BY MARC PESKETT.

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Five ways to build profitable business relationships

1:23AM | Wednesday, 23 January 2013 | Amanda Jesnoewski

Positive business relationships are an essential part of any successful business. Here are five tips to help you form profitable partnerships with your clients. BY AMANDA JESNOEWSKI.

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The power of a New Year's resolution

1:06PM | Tuesday, 22 January 2013 | Rebekah Campbell

It’s certainly not too late to set yourself a goal for this year. Better still, sticking to your goal can literally create dividends for your business. BY REBEKAH CAMPBELL.

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