Wai Hong Fong


OzHut MD Wai Hong Fong steps down, sells stake

8:13AM | Thursday, 9 August

Wai Hong Fong, co-founder of successful online retailer OzHut, has quit as managing director of the company and sold his stake to his former business partner.

10 top SEO tactics to cut through the web clutter

7:50AM | Tuesday, 3 July

Even though some of Australia’s largest retailers have yet, even now, to properly get to grips with its rise, the surge in online shopping appears to be slowing.

Redeeming outsourcing as a strategy for SEO

3:34AM | Tuesday, 13 March

Before I first started working on the SEO for the OZHut group of stores, I had contacted a few SEO companies out there at the time to see how much they wanted to charge and what sort of methodology they employed.

Retailers reveal top Christmas sales strategies

11:11AM | Friday, 25 November

Successful retailers have revealed their best Christmas sales strategies, after the Australian Retailers Association painted a gloomy picture for the industry with its latest predictions.

British fashion retailer Paul Smith sets up shop in Australia

11:02AM | Tuesday, 8 November

British fashion retailer Paul Smith is to establish its first Australian store in Melbourne, as international chains continue to make their mark on the local market.

Winning over reluctant suppliers

2:01AM | Monday, 20 February

Start-ups have been known to try every trick in the book to win over sceptical suppliers but when you’re barely out of uni you don’t necessarily have the right skills or experience to draw on let alone a good reputation.

Wednesday 8 June

6:10PM | Tuesday, 7 June

Today on StartupSmart, we examine whether student entrepreneurs are receiving enough support from our top education institutions, or whether they should take matters into their own hands.

Comparison shopping sites are far from dead: Opinion

5:07PM | Thursday, 26 May

StartupSmart blogger Wai Hong Fong’s piece on Tuesday, entitled Google Shopping and the death of comparison shopping engines questioned the viability of online shopping comparison sites, provoking a strong reaction from the industry.   Below, David Whiteman, marketing director of GetPrice.com.au, has written a rebuttal to Fong’s assertions.

Job Capital takes out top prize at 2011 StartupSmart Awards

4:07AM | Wednesday, 20 April

Job Capital, a $9 million revenue company that manages the financial affairs of contractors, has landed the Officeworks Fastest Growing Start-up award at the 2011 StartupSmart Awards.

Thursday 27 January

2:36AM | Wednesday, 16 February

Can you sum up the proposition of your business and its competitive edge in less than 20 words? For many budding entrepreneurs, this is almost as big a challenge as setting up the business itself.

Make SEO a personal priority

1:13AM | Thursday, 6 January

Depending on how tech-savvy you are, you are either completely on top of your website’s SEO strategy or you may be struggling to understand what search engine optimisation is.

Top 10 tips to selling online

4:59AM | Friday, 27 April

Buying and selling online was once reserved for the tech savvy, but it’s now expected by customers and therefore a necessity for businesses.