Small business reputation


Online reputation management sector on the rise: Experts

4:27PM | Monday, 11 April 2011 |  The launch of a new start-up called Applicatr highlights the rise in online reputation management as a business sector, according to tech industry figures.

Building your green reputation

3:58AM | Tuesday, 15 March 2011 |  Working towards gaining a good reputation is a smart long-term strategy for any start-up and by going greener you are taking a first step in securing that reputation.

Why is etiquette important?

2:13PM | Thursday, 10 February 2011 |  Etiquette can sometimes be seen by the younger generation as old-fashioned or out of date but the older generation, the people you are trying to impress, do not feel this way.

Small firms warned about Christmas social media slip-ups

12:05PM | Thursday, 16 December 2010 |  A security expert says small businesses should review their workplace policy in the lead-up to Christmas in order to minimise the risks associated with social media.

Negative consumer reviews impact on sales

12:42PM | Monday, 6 December 2010 |  New research shows 60% of Australians say a negative review or online posting influences their decision to purchase from a store or supplier.

Google again sets the standard for employees

10:08PM | Friday, 29 October 2010 |  Google has again been identified by the public as the top place to work, with self-employment coming in third.

Choice: start-ups can learn from Shonky Award recipients

10:39AM | Wednesday, 27 October 2010 |  The consumer watchdog warns that new SMEs need to be careful in describing their products and services – bad publicity can stick.

What advantages do I have as a start-up over a large business?

10:30AM | Tuesday, 26 October 2010 |  Remember the start-up’s natural advantages when selling your business idea to potential clients.

10 ways to protect your business ideas

10:36PM | Thursday, 21 October 2010 |  Intellectual property may feel like an abstract concern for time-poor start-ups, but the need to protect your business ideas are more pressing than ever.

Warren Buffett

9:00AM | Tuesday, 7 September 2010 |  It takes 20 years to build a reputation and five minutes to ruin it. If you think about that, you'll do things differently.