The Federal Government will stage National Telework Week in November in a bid to highlight the benefits of working from home, on the back of the National Broadband Network rollout.
Setting your sights on the higher end of the market can work wonders for your business, but you also run the risk of limiting the scope of your potential customer base. As Only Logistics founder Scott Carson found out firsthand. BY MICHELLE HAMMOND.
Many businesses are now using instant messenger programs to keep in touch with staff, as it saves money on phone calls and allows instant communication.
Electronic goods, toys, sporting goods and clothes were at the top of consumers’ shopping lists last Christmas, according to PayPal, with 70% of items purchased from Australian retailers.
A global study by KMPG reveals 86% of the consumers surveyed actively engage in social networking regularly, but only a third say social media influences their purchasing decisions.
Start-ups can spice up their marketing with more risqué material but shouldn’t rely on it, an expert says, after the advertising watchdog released its most complained-about advertisements on record.
If you’ve ever watched a video on an iOS device, then you’ve probably had to stop watching and then do something else, leaving your video half unwatched. But there’s a way to resume videos from where you left off.
Here’s my new rule. I won’t let anyone reply to an email more than twice. They can send two responses, but after that they need to pick up the phone or go and see the recipient in person.
An advertising expert says small businesses need to decide whether they can justify the cost of the new domain name regime, which will open up to include company names and brands as of this week.
Did you also know you can open apps directly from the lock screen?
Apptopia, a marketplace designed to help broker the sale of mobile apps, is to launch with the aim of providing an exit strategy for developers and an opportunity for other entrepreneurs.
If you’ve saved all your Outlook emails through a backup file, then you’re probably left wondering what to do with it. Fortunately the way to get those files back into Outlook is pretty simple.
Technology trends in 2011 were heavily influenced by the uptake of mobile devices, namely smartphones and tablets. So what’s in store for the year ahead? StartupSmart picks out the top technology trends for 2012. BY MICHELLE HAMMOND.
Did you know you can change the function of the home button on an iPhone?
A mobile app developer is selling his iPhone app on eBay for a starting price of $1 to escape the costs associated with the app, suggesting the market is becoming less viable for smaller players.
More than $13 million has been set aside for the Federal Government’s Digital Hubs program, designed to highlight the opportunities presented by the National Broadband Network.
Start-ups can improve their LinkedIn presence this year by integrating blog content, enhancing their company profile, using company updates and preserving their contacts, an expert says.
There are a number of different ways to configure a wireless network. One of the most popular is just to set a password, but you can also filter a router to ensure only specific devices access the internet.
You may already know how to archive your emails in Microsoft Outlook, but did you know you can set this up automatically? Doing so gets rid of a lot of the hassle of doing it manually.
Start-ups who want their advertisements to go viral should link their product or service to topical and/or timely events, an expert says, after YouTube announced the top ten viral ad hits of 2011.