Industry trends


Global tech trends: Where the startup “magic” is likely to happen

1:22PM | Thursday, 7 January 2016 |  A Melbourne startup is aiming to empower other early-stage companies by showing them where they sit in relation to major global technology trends.

Update your industry knowledge

7:49PM | Thursday, 14 July 2011 |  Are you up to date with the latest happenings in your sector? If not, it's time to shut your office door and surf the web.

Build a system to build up your expertise

11:25PM | Tuesday, 29 November 2011 |  The challenge for a busy businessperson is making sure you stay right up-to-date with the latest industry information and trends. Here’s one way to stay ahead of the pack.

Take a global view of your customers

8:42PM | Wednesday, 3 August 2011 |  If some of your customers sell most of their goods into North America or Europe, they are likely to be under pressure. Think about their needs and gauge their ability to pay your bills.

Research industry trends

3:02PM | Friday, 25 March 2011 |  This afternoon you are going to block out two hours of time, close the door to your office and start doing some serious research into industry and business trends.

It seems that consumer trends are against me. Should I be worried?

3:10PM | Thursday, 10 March 2011 |  You need to closely examine the industry prognosis for the business that you are entering to really determine whether you should be worried.

Tune in to statistics

1:13PM | Wednesday, 19 January 2011 |  Every single working day, the ABS puts out a statistical release about an aspect of Australian society or the economy.

Twitter trends have lessons for small firms

12:29PM | Tuesday, 14 December 2010 |  Small businesses are being urged to study Twitter’s top trending topics for 2010 in order to contribute to conversations and build their profile.

Comment on an industry trend

12:34PM | Monday, 6 December 2010 |  There are many ways to be seen as an industry thought leader. Start by writing a simple comment piece on a major trend in your industry.

Become an industry news source

11:40AM | Wednesday, 3 November 2010 |  Get tweeting to make yourself a valued source of news in your industry – and build your brand