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Five ways to qualify an idea

6:00PM | Tuesday, 2 June 2015 | Amanda Jesnoewski

When you are an entrepreneur, it’s not unusual to be flooded with ideas. From midday brainstorms to midnight inspiration, ideas always come when you’re asking questions or looking for answers.

Five ways to overcome blank page paralysis

5:10PM | Tuesday, 19 May 2015 | Amanda Jesnoewski

Whether you need to write a presentation or proposal, a book or a blog, an advertisement or an anecdote, a newsletter or news release, here are five ways to help you overcome blank page paralysis.

THE NEWS WRAP: Microsoft third quarter earnings beat analyst expectations

4:31AM | Friday, 24 April 2015 | Kye White

Microsoft has announced its third quarter financial year results, with revenues growing to $US21.7 billion and earnings per share of $0.61.

Disclaimer: I can say what I want!

4:08PM | Tuesday, 14 April 2015 | Vanessa Emilio

Some people believe by posting a ‘disclaimer’, they can then say what they like and are absolved of any legal liability. But is this really the case?

One word of advice from Eric Ries

4:09PM | Monday, 13 April 2015 | Rebekah Campbell

Some years ago, I was lucky enough to hear Eric Ries speak. Here's the most important piece of advice he shared with me that day.

Can you fire staff for what they post on Facebook?

4:20PM | Thursday, 9 April 2015 | Vanessa Emilio

South Sydney Rabbitohs hooker Issac Luke has been under investigation this week for a homophobic slur he made on social media. Despite it being taken down quickly, the NRL has a legal right to discipline him.

Five reasons to call your customers regularly

3:15PM | Wednesday, 25 March 2015 | Amanda Jesnoewski

The way to succeed in business is to be constantly in touch with your market.

Facebook in hot water for privacy

3:34PM | Thursday, 12 March 2015 | Vanessa Emilio

An EU task force comprised of data protection authorities was formed in February 2015 to look into Facebook’s new privacy policy. There is doubt about its legality.

Five tips for managing and increasing your capacity

3:30PM | Tuesday, 10 March 2015 | Amanda Jesnoewski

Most businesses watch their competitors, customers, and cash flow proactively, there is one area often forgotten until it is reached – capacity.

Is the price right? Five factors to consider when pricing products or services

3:49PM | Thursday, 5 March 2015 | Amanda Jesnoewski

Nothing can cause confusion and doubt in a business like pricing your products and services. While you don’t want to charge less than you are worth, you also don’t want to price yourself out of the market, so how do you know if your price is right?

Five factors to consider when pricing products or services

2:19PM | Tuesday, 24 February 2015 | Amanda Jesnoewski

Nothing can cause confusion and doubt in a business like pricing your products and services. While you don’t want to charge less than you are worth, you also don’t want to price yourself out of the market, so how do you know if your price is right?

Advice or binding direction: What is the difference between an advisory board and a board of directors?

2:16PM | Monday, 23 February 2015 | Ursula Hogben

It is crucial to know the difference between directors and advisory board members, including the risks, duties and liabilities of each role.

Six things to consider before incorporating your startup

2:30PM | Wednesday, 4 February 2015 | Clare Hallam

What should I consider before I incorporate my startup? It's a good question, right? Lots of people of have asked me this and I rarely have to stop and think about my response.

GST For online businesses: What is the Real Cost?

2:27PM | Tuesday, 3 February 2015 | Vanessa Emilio

The fight over online sales and taxes is now growing. Australian retailers face significant competition from online international retailers.

How simple housekeeping can help to close a capital raise

1:12PM | Wednesday, 28 January 2015 | Clare Hallam

I often come across entrepreneurs who think that written agreements are unnecessary in the early stages of their business. Here's what they should be doing.

Four things for founders to consider when completing a shareholders’ agreement

1:10PM | Wednesday, 21 January 2015 | Clare Hallam

Most startup founders hit a point where they need to put a shareholders’ agreement (SHA) in place for their company. And many entrepreneurs are out of their depth without knowing it.

Four content marketing mistakes you need to avoid

1:23AM | Tuesday, 20 January 2015 | Amanda Jesnoewski

While attracting and converting customers with content can yield a significant return on investment, not everyone gets it right.

Intern or employee – what’s the difference?

1:07PM | Wednesday, 14 January 2015 | Clare Hallam

Bootstrapped startups are often challenged to afford suitable resources. But is hiring interns instead of employees a fair solution?

Five sources to help you track trends

1:39PM | Tuesday, 13 January 2015 | Amanda Jesnoewski

How do you predict changes when there is no crystal ball in business? Here are five sources to watch and utilise.

Is your startup prepared to raise capital?

1:01PM | Wednesday, 7 January 2015 | Clare Hallam

For startups, investor pools are becoming smaller and smaller. The competition is getting fiercer. Founders need to get smarter in all areas of their business to win.

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