Roamz to help relieve retailers’ woes with new analytics tool

2:33PM | Tuesday, 19 February 2013 | Michelle Hammond

Australian app developer Jonathan Barouch has promised to help retailers by way of a new app tool, which utilise social media data to deliver real-time insight about customers.

Read some business blogs

2:51PM | Tuesday, 19 February 2013 | Taskmaster

Blogging for the first time can be intimidating, especially if you aren’t good with computers. Thankfully, the Taskmaster has found a common-sense solution.

Pizza Hut releases a perfume – and two more bizarre marketing stunts

2:46PM | Friday, 15 February 2013 | Michelle Hammond

Pizza Hut has embarked on a cheesy new marketing campaign by launching its own perfume, dubbed Eau de Pizza Hut, designed to draw people to its Facebook page.

Ruslan Kogan: Kickstarter is a "glorified video editing competition"

2:36PM | Friday, 15 February 2013 | Patrick Stafford

Internet entrepreneur Ruslan Kogan has attacked Kickstarter, calling the crowdfunding website a glorified video editing competition.

Is there any difference between an online marketing plan and a general one?

2:44PM | Friday, 15 February 2013 | Amanda Watts

When it comes to marketing, the medium is not always the message.

A cloudy business forecast

2:42AM | Friday, 15 February 2013 | John Russell

Cloud computing is forever changing the way businesses are run. Is your business taking full advantage of this new opportunity? BY JOHN RUSSELL.

Pollenizer launches law start-up following new privacy policy laws

2:13PM | Thursday, 14 February 2013 | Michelle Hammond

Pollenizer has launched a new online start-up dubbed LawPath, which is offering a free template to help businesses review their privacy policies after the laws changed in December last year.

Make a pledge on a crowdfunding site

2:38PM | Thursday, 14 February 2013 | Taskmaster

Are you uncertain about the concept of crowdfunding? It might be worthwhile to test the waters before diving in head first.

Troubleshoot your way out of a tech crisis

2:40PM | Wednesday, 13 February 2013 | Taskmaster

Are you having some tech troubles? Before you call tech support, there’s a few key things you need to do first.

Keep your Android phone safe

4:44PM | Friday, 8 April 2011 | Patrick Stafford

If you use an Android smartphone, such as the Samsung Galaxy S3, here are a few key tips to help keep it secure.

Businesses highlight their sales strategies for Valentine’s Day

2:17PM | Tuesday, 12 February 2013 | Michelle Hammond

New research shows loved-up couples intend to celebrate Valentine’s Day by eating out, with spending expected to surge by 8%, while romantic getaways are also high on the agenda.

Creating your first social media strategy

2:55PM | Tuesday, 12 February 2013 | Alexandra Cain

Social media is an increasingly vital communication and marketing channel. If you’re developing your first social media strategy, here are a few key points you should consider. BY ALEXANDRA CAIN.

Mail order, from Tim Shaw to Amazon

2:34PM | Tuesday, 12 February 2013 | Taskmaster

Some people say that eCommerce is an entirely unprecedented phenomenon. But is it really?

Tech giants Apple, Microsoft, Adobe to appear before IT price inquiry

2:15PM | Tuesday, 12 February 2013 | Patrick Stafford

After months of deliberations and refusals to appear before the Federal Parliament's probe into IT pricing, tech giants Apple, Adobe and Microsoft have been summoned to appear before the inquiry and its board.

Sports betting ban would cripple an industry, says online entrepreneur

2:47PM | Friday, 8 February 2013 | Michelle Hammond

Calls for a nationwide ban on sports betting would cripple an entire industry, says the chief executive of horseracing site Punters Paradise, but he is adamant the move will never go ahead.

Take a screenshot with a Mac

2:36PM | Friday, 8 February 2013 |  Warwick Goodman

Have you ever wanted to take a screenshot while using an Apple Mac? Here’s how to do it.

Reckon looking to take on Xero by joining cloud accountancy battle

2:09PM | Friday, 8 February 2013 | Warwick Goodman

Reckon is aiming to shake up the Australian accounting software market when it launches its first cloud-based product Reckon One in the next quarter.

Changes to Google AdWords "a big win" for start-ups

2:12PM | Thursday, 7 February 2013 | Cara Waters

Google has touted its changes to AdWords as a way to make running mobile campaigns easier for SMEs.

Tablets and hybrid apps soar, PC sales dip: The IT trends you need to be across

2:09PM | Thursday, 7 February 2013 | Oliver Milman and Patrick Stafford

There’s a fundamental shift in the computer industry with tablets and hybrids replacing traditional desktop PCs. It’s time to look at how the shift will impact your business. BY OLIVER MILMAN and PATRICK STAFFORD.

Thinking of launching an online retailer? Meet Gerry Harvey

2:23PM | Wednesday, 6 February 2013 | Taskmaster

Last night, while using a nearby “leisure computer”, the Taskmaster managed to catch an interview with Gerry Harvey. The same interview holds a hidden lesson for anyone thinking of launching an online retailer.