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Launch a new product like it's the Samsung Galaxy S4

3:10AM | Wednesday, 13 March

In the next few days, one of the largest consumer electronics firms in the world will launch arguably its most important product for the year.

Three ways to boost customer satisfaction via social media

4:52AM | Tuesday, 9 April

It’s important to clarify that not every start-up needs to use social media for customer service.

Know what the cloud is – and ask the right questions

3:25AM | Wednesday, 13 March

Earlier today, an entrepreneur attempted to explain to the Taskmaster what “cloud computing” is.

If you want a slice of the action, make sure your cheesy campaign can deliver

3:26AM | Wednesday, 13 March

One of Old Taskmaster’s guilty pleasures in life is ordering a hot pizza at the end of a chaotic week at Taskmaster Towers.

Domino’s overcooks social media campaign, provoking backlash: “Dumb Dumb Dumb!!!”

3:59AM | Monday, 11 March

Domino’s has got a nasty reception on social media after running a week-long teaser campaign for a “game changing” announcement which was to be the “biggest in 20 years”.

Social media drives Yatango’s mobile passion

3:41AM | Monday, 11 March

Yatango Mobile describes itself as the new kid on the Australian telecommunications block, after launching just last month.

Facebook updates the News Feed: Everything you need to know

3:31AM | Friday, 15 March

The latest updates to Facebook’s News Feed are not only crucial progress from the company as it faces more competitors, but a call to action for SMEs, experts warn.

CommBank names first five businesswomen for Silicon Valley tour

3:01AM | Friday, 8 March

Queensland businesswoman Yvette Adams will take part in a study tour in Silicon Valley along with nine other women, two years after appearing in the 2011 StartupSmart Awards Top 50.

Domino’s new Facebook app lets customers rate stores in real time

3:33AM | Friday, 15 March

Domino’s Pizza is allowing customers to rate stores in real time via a new app, with the information to be shared on Facebook in a bid to improve the stores’ service and operations.

Five social media stuff-ups you need to avoid

3:33AM | Wednesday, 13 March

As we outlined recently, Twitter is the fastest growing social network in the world, while Facebook is still picking up considerable numbers of new users despite seemingly reaching saturation point.

Revealed: Characteristics of $1 billion consumer tech companies

3:36AM | Friday, 15 March

The average age of companies that the owners sell at more than $1 billion is seven years, according to US venture capitalist Jacob Mullins, who has revealed the common characteristics of $1 billion consumer tech companies.

Five start-ups that are tackling life’s annoying problems

3:43AM | Wednesday, 13 March

The ‘keep it simple, stupid’ principle may have been devised by the US Navy in the 1960s, but it’s a catchcry that has aided many business leaders over the years.

PayPal co-founder launches Affirm, aims for one-click mobile payments

2:29PM | Thursday, 28 February

PayPal co-founder Max Levchin is launching a new mobile payments start-up called Affirm, the first project to come out of Levchin’s San Francisco tech incubator.

Instagram hits 100 million users – three things you can learn

2:27AM | Wednesday, 27 February

The co-founder of Facebook-owned photo-sharing platform Instagram has outlined key reasons for the company’s success, after hitting 100 million users since its launch in October 2010.

Entrepreneurial insomnia

3:46AM | Wednesday, 13 March

This article first appeared on June 26th, 2012.   “If you're not embarrassed by your first product release, you've released too late,” wrote LinkedIn founder and start-up guru, Reid Hoffman.

Facebook co-founder Eduardo Saverin shares five insights into the social network’s future

3:42AM | Friday, 15 March

Once the brainchild of Harvard classmates, Facebook is now a multi-billion dollar company connecting everyone and everything.

Local designers fuel duo’s passion for fashion

3:49AM | Wednesday, 13 March

To say Carolina Lopes-Souto and Michelle Raic have a passion for fashion would be an understatement.

Keep up the good social media work

3:49AM | Wednesday, 13 March

Last week, Old Taskmaster set you a simple challenge: To get your first blog post on the internet.

THE NEWS WRAP: ASX chief says a foreign takeover will be more likely after regulatory changes

3:43AM | Friday, 15 March

ASX chief executive Elmer Funke Kupper believes proposed new regulations will make it easier for foreign investors to mount a successful takeover of the exchange.

Publicise your blogs on Twitter

3:51AM | Wednesday, 13 March

Here you are, dear Taskmaster reader. For ages, you’ve made excuses about how difficult or expensive it is to set up a blog, whinging and crying like Kevin Rudd after a Labor Party leadership spill.

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