Almost half of Australian SMEs with an online presence didn’t launch their website until they were trading for six months, while 15% put it off until their second year in business, according to a new survey.
Richard Branson-backed start-up Codecademy has partnered with an elite college in Melbourne’s east thanks to Australian Rhodes Scholar Leng Lee, the start-up’s first employee.
Online start-up Tweaky has launched a novel marketing initiative dubbed The $500 Startup, which will offer technical assistance to would-be entrepreneurs.
Skype has launched a free online platform called Skype in the workspace, enabling small businesses to connect with potential customers, partners and suppliers across the globe.
When it comes to gender equality, the tech industry still has a very long way to go. By following these key tips, women can thrive as tech entrepreneurs. BY BRIANA EVERETT.
A growing number of start-ups are turning to crowdfunding as a source of finance. But be warned: From intellectual property to ASIC regulations, there are serious pitfalls for the unwary. BY REECE WALKER.
Are you sick of being punctual or early, only to have people waste your time? If so, there’s something you can do about it.
Businesses are being urged to ramp up their online security measures in the lead-up to Christmas, with research revealing only a third of businesses have a risk management procedure in place.
Sharing events via Facebook generates more revenue than any other platform, according to a new report, but Twitter has greater pulling power in driving traffic to event pages.
Refunds continue to be the main cause of consumer complaints across all product categories, according to figures from NSW Fair Trading, as group buying and discount deals gripes escalate.
Would you tolerate an employee giving your competitors access to your commercially sensitive documents? If not, make sure your computers are secure.
YouTube has introduced a new way for content creators to promote their videos and channels, launching a feature called InVideo Programming, designed to help creators grow their audience.
The DealsDirect Group has shut down DealMe, the group's daily deal site which has been running since 2011.
A Kickstarter-backed gaming company was forced to stop development on its latest game after its programmers pulled the pin.
Apple is expected to announce a new, smaller version of the iPad at a special announcement in San Francisco tomorrow.
It's been a bad day at Google, but Larry Page still managed to stay upbeat.
Yelp has just issued a warning to all businesses buying fake reviews: They’re coming after you.
Projuce, a team of four young Brisbane developers, has won Jumpstarter 2012, a new Microsoft-backed competition to find the best tech start-up idea over the course of a weekend.
The New Zealand Advertising Standards Authority has issued a short guidance note requiring sponsored tweets to be marked as advertisements.
Australian businesses are becoming increasingly savvy about online marketing. To stay competitive, here are five key trends you must be on top of. BY OLIVER MILMAN.