During the ‘90s tech boom, author and web pioneer Bill Lessard documented the worst excesses of the web. With some commentators predicting another tech wreck, Lessard shares some critical lessons from the golden age of Silicon Valley.
This week’s big announcement on NSW’s taxi reforms is quite possibly the best news for the taxi industry in a long time.
Communications Minister Malcolm Turnbull has issued a new statement of expectations to the NBN Co, placing a cap on public investment in the project of $29.5 billion and mandating that a mix of technologies be used to deliver the project.
Search engine optimisation can seem like hard work. However, like Pareto’s principle of getting 80% of the results from 20% of the effort, there are some easy things you can do to yield results.
Microsoft has announced the general release of a couple of key new cloud-based tools for developers during the second day of its Build Developer Conference in San Francisco.
Electronics startup superpower Kogan is setting up shop in New Zealand.
Sam Birmingham has played a key role in developing the Perth ecosystem, and a couple of startups, so far. And this month, he’s going to learn how to code come hell or high water.
In these days of content marketing, many knowledge workers are aware that they need to share their hard-won experience and ideas with the world. But can you do this while still making a decent living?
Everyday your customers are bombarded with hundreds of marketing messages and advertisements. In such a crowded marketplace, here are four ways to make sure you stand out.
With the world becoming increasingly technology-driven and accelerated rates of online behavioural change becoming the norm, it is critical you have a strategy for building your business online.
In a list of one-hit wonders, your humble correspondent listed down a musician named CW McCall, who is best known for his 1975 smash Convoy. Soon, the fans came out of the woodwork.
Mobile payment technology could swipe out the use of traditional wallets in eight years, a Commonwealth Bank survey finds.
With a high traffic and low margin business to grow, the team at No Yelling quickly ruled out pay-per-click advertising and decided to invest their limited cash into boosting their SEO ranking.
Australians are leaving behind their paid jobs to focus solely on making money from blogging. So, could blogging be your big start-up idea?
Over the weekend, Old Taskmaster was dragged along to a family barbecue. The evening contained a valuable lesson about content marketing.
A smartphone is not a PC. Likewise, a tablet is not a PC. It should be blindingly obvious, but so many designers just don’t get it.
Most websites –StartupSmart included – feature a disclaimer of some description. Here’s a look at whether they really provide you with legal protection, and what you need to include in one.
It was while holidaying in New York a few years ago that Matt Scully discovered how hard it was to find information about local sporting events and locations.
Your products will end up looking very different depending on which team is put in charge.
The Australian start-up scene has spawned several billion dollar online marketplaces. Just think of Seek, carsales.com and realestate.com.au. And there’s a fresh crop, such as Freelancer, FlightFox and GoCatch coming through.