The Bitcoin boom: What your business needs to know

4:25PM | Tuesday, 9 April 2013 | Oliver Milman

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 made the move from blogger to content marketer?

4:26PM | Friday, 5 April 2013 | Adam Franklin

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.

View account activity on Gmail

4:00AM | Thursday, 4 April 2013 | Patrick Stafford

Sometimes you may get the feeling your Gmail account has been tampered with – there’s an easy way to find out how.

eBay fee hike brings mixed response from businesses

4:46PM | Wednesday, 3 April 2013 | Patrick Stafford

Auction and online retail giant eBay has announced a new fee structure which will see some selling costs increase for many of its members.

The start-up that sparked a $50m investment battle between eBay and Amazon

4:05PM | Tuesday, 2 April 2013 | Oliver Milman

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.

More Australian small businesses keen to ‘like’ social media: Survey

4:56PM | Tuesday, 2 April 2013 | Oliver Milman

Nearly eight in 10 Australian small businesses are planning to devote more time to social media in the coming year.

How do I choose the right web developer?

3:00AM | Wednesday, 27 March 2013 | Scott Robinson

Whether you’re in a regional area or the city, finding the right web designer can be a daunting process.

How do I find the key influencers in my industry, and get them following me on Twitter?

3:00AM | Thursday, 21 March 2013 | Craig Hodges

An influencer is someone with a strong social media following in your industry. But getting their attention might take some patience.

THE NEWS WRAP: Gillard opens door to compromise as media reforms falter

3:18AM | Tuesday, 19 March 2013 | Andrew Sadauskas

Prime Minister Julia Gillard is fighting to keep proposed media reforms alive, following an interview on the ABC’s Lateline program where independent MP Tony Windsor expressed concerns about the package.

ACMA slams Groupon Australia with formal warning for violating the Spam Act

3:16PM | Friday, 15 March 2013 | Patrick Stafford

Group buying giant Groupon has been slammed by the Australian communications watchdog, which has issued a formal warning to the company regarding its daily email newsletters – and the ability to unsubscribe.

Don’t ever let tech jargon cloud you over

3:20PM | Thursday, 14 March 2013 | Taskmaster

Do your eyes glaze over when people start talking about “social media strategies” and “cloud-based services”? Don’t let those jargon terms run you over – take control!

Google maps inside shopping centres, using social media

3:18PM | Wednesday, 13 March 2013 | Patrick Stafford

Google is rolling out a major update to Street View in Australia today, with the search giant now displaying photos inside shopping centres and other buildings, giving local businesses a chance to boost their rankings.

Know what the cloud is – and ask the right questions

3:18PM | Tuesday, 12 March 2013 | Taskmaster

Do you use a web-based email account such as Hotmail or a cloud storage service? If so, there are some important questions you need to ask.

Brisbane unveils plan to join the start-up heavyweights

3:00AM | Tuesday, 12 March 2013 | Michelle Hammond

Brisbane City Council will offer grants to budding entrepreneurs with promising digital potential as part of an ambitious plan to propel the city into the multitrillion dollar global digital economy.

Domino’s overcooks social media campaign, provoking backlash: “Dumb Dumb Dumb!!!”

3:55PM | Monday, 11 March 2013 | Cara Waters

Domino’s has got a nasty reception on social media after running a week-long teaser campaign for a “game changing” announcement which was to be the “biggest in 20 years”.

Domino’s new Facebook app lets customers rate stores in real time

3:36PM | Wednesday, 6 March 2013 | Michelle Hammond

Domino’s Pizza is allowing customers to rate stores in real time via a new app, with the information to be shared on Facebook in a bid to improve the stores’ service and operations.

Five social media stuff-ups you need to avoid

3:24PM | Wednesday, 6 March 2013 | Oliver Milman

Social media is a great communications and marketing tool – but you must be careful about how you use it. Here are five classic errors by business and how to avoid them. BY OLIVER MILMAN.

Apple working on iWatch to be released later this year

3:30PM | Tuesday, 5 March 2013 | Patrick Stafford

The pundits who have been waiting for Apple to come up with a new product category may just get their wish. New reports today suggest Apple is working on a wristwatch that could be released as soon as the end of the year.

Evernote hack yet another warning of cloud danger for Australian SMEs

3:39PM | Monday, 4 March 2013 | Patrick Stafford

Australian Evernote users received a shock this weekend when the company sent notifications indicating it had suffered a hacking attempt, and warned affected users should change their passwords immediately.

Andrew Mason fired as CEO of Groupon: “I’m okay with having failed”

3:06PM | Friday, 1 March 2013 | Yolanda Redrup

Groupon founder Andrew Mason has posted a letter on Twitter explaining why he had been fired, following the group buying site’s December quarterly loss.