The common mistakes people make when writing sales letters are easily avoided – when you know what they are. So here are the three most common sales writing mistakes to avoid.
LookSmart founder Evan Thornley says he “stuffed up” when he made sexist comments during a speech he gave at The Sunrise conference in Sydney on Friday.
Last Friday, Blackbird VC hosted The Sunrise conference which featured some of Australia's greatest technology companies, sharing the stories of their early years. Here are the key take aways for entrepreneurs.
Startups say reform of the employee share scheme can’t come soon enough, as the federal government makes progress on its plans to overhaul the scheme.
Envato becomes the first Australian startup to release its diversity figures, encourages others to do the same9:33PM | Thursday, 4 September 2014 | Kye White
Envato has become the first Australian tech startup to release comprehensive workforce diversity figures.
Crowdsourcing competitions, popular with companies seeking to tap into groups of knowledge, are often diminished by malicious behaviour, according to a new study.
Like it or loathe it intuition and having a “good feeling” about someone or something can greatly impact our business decisions and the purchase decisions of our customers and potential customers.
Australia’s health tech startup scene is booming, both in terms of interest and innovation, but funding remains a major issue for startups, according to a leading figure in the sector.
Late nights, loneliness, the banks refusing to back you, 80-hour weeks, lost friendships. Here’s a look at what it’s really like to be an entrepreneur.
Last week Stripe co-founder John Collision sat down with SEEK co-founder Paul Bassat and chatted about a wide range of topics including the importance of co-founder relationships, hiring the right people, the future of e-commerce, and much more.
There are a few potential issues associated with this scenario you need to consider.
Jack Matthews, the former head of Fairfax’s digital and metropolitan news divisions, has been named as the new chairman of loyalty card app Rewardle.
The great news is that even if you are lazy or creatively bankrupt, you can still choose a great startup name. The Taskmaster shows you how.
There has been endless talk of the problems and issues related to young Australian entrepreneurs leaving Australia. But what can Australia do to attract talent back to its startup ecosystem?
Implementing policies which encourage entrepreneurship would help raise the quality of jobs for youth in Australia, according to Ernst and Young global vice chair of strategic growth markets, Maria Pinelli.
We've all felt the frustration of staring at a blank computer screen or piece of paper when it needs to be full of ideas or content. Here are four tips to help you get started.
China’s booming mobile market is creating lucrative new business opportunities for startups, according to Australian entrepreneur and Koombah cofounder Jason Lim, who recently returned from China.
Old Taskmaster explains a crucial difference between high-flying ideals and being on the right track.
Online health startup Doctus promises Australians a cost-effective alternative for simple, low-risk medical conditions, as controversy rages over the proposed $7 Medicare co-payment scheme that was introduced as part of the federal budget.
Two salespeople were sent the same sales request. Here’s why one of them closed the deal.