Micro-business owners struggling with lower confidence are focusing on investing in their digital presence in the coming months, according to the 2013 Sage Business Index released this week.
Australian start-up operators should learn how to create websites and software for themselves instead of looking for technical co-founders, says Riley Batchelor, general manager of General Assembly Australia.
Earlier today, Old Taskmaster read about some new internet censorship laws – sorry, online media regulations – that have just come into force in Singapore. The laws raise an important issue for any business planning to trade overseas.
The other day, Old Taskmaster was on a widget sales call at a shopping centre somewhere in suburban Melbourne. Here's what happened next.
Google have announced a new tool for businesses looking to understand and improve the performance of their ads.
Online group buying and deals start-up eSOLD.com.au has taken the next step on its growth path by appointing its first chairman – former CatchOfTheDay.com.au chief operating officer Mark Freidin.
The growth of cloud-based services has created a whole new class of enterprise: The cloud-based start-up. Here’s a guide to setting one up.
In the ‘80s and ‘90s, we were promised a paperless office. Now that the digital revolution has well and truly arrived, it’s time to throw away some paper.
Have you ever wanted to send an automated response to emails while you're away on leave? If you use Gmail, here's how to do it.
Affiliate marketing is an effective strategy for monetising your business blog. However, before you jump in, there are five criteria you have to consider first.
Tech retailer Kogan has won its case against ispONE, following several weeks of tense argument in the Victorian Supreme Court.
Is your business effectively combining email and YouTube? If not, here are some tactics that can give your website traffic an easy boost.
Shadow communications spokesperson Malcolm Turnbull has unveiled his alternative broadband vision for Australia – here is everything you need to know.
Recently, there’s been a lot of talk about a new virtual currency called Bitcoin. Here are all the basics you need to know – as well as how it will impact you.
Have you started blogging for your business? If so, it’s time for you to use your blog more efficiently – by becoming a content marketer.
Sometimes you may get the feeling your Gmail account has been tampered with – there’s an easy way to find out how.
Auction and online retail giant eBay has announced a new fee structure which will see some selling costs increase for many of its members.
It’s rare for a three-year-old venture to be the subject of a $50 million investment race between global giants eBay and Amazon, as Snapdeal has done.
Nearly eight in 10 Australian small businesses are planning to devote more time to social media in the coming year.
Whether you’re in a regional area or the city, finding the right web designer can be a daunting process.