What do I need to look for in a cross-promotions partner?

3:00PM | Tuesday, 15 March 2011 |  Even the most time-poor retailer can attract more customers with less effort through the right cross-promotions.

Inkuberra partners with Planet Chocolate

2:00AM | Monday, 28 February 2011 |  New investment vehicle Inkuberra has signed its first deal, investing in start-up food retailer Planet Chocolate for an undisclosed sum.

How should I go about setting up my office at home?

2:09PM | Wednesday, 16 February 2011 |  A home office is a new business environment and not just a room in your house.

Senior Helpers unveils franchise opportunities

2:47PM | Friday, 4 February 2011 |  Franchise veteran Paul Wheeler has reentered the industry by setting up an Australian branch of US-based aged care franchise Senior Helpers.

Have you asked your business partner the hard questions?

1:12PM | Tuesday, 11 January 2011 |  Taking on a business partner has many benefits, but a partnership can quickly turn pear shaped if you haven’t had the hard conversations up front.

I’ve seen what looks to be a good start-up opportunity in the tech industry, but I have very little knowledge. Help!

1:03PM | Wednesday, 5 January 2011 |  Every successful business starts with an idea. It’s how you apply that idea and put it in to practice that delivers positive results.

Should I formalise an informal partnership?

12:04PM | Monday, 6 December 2010 |  Being the cynical lawyer, you may also want to address the 'what if' scenario - if someone doesn't hold up their end of the bargain, what are the consequences, if any?

Explore a strategic sales partnership

11:47PM | Monday, 15 November 2010 |  One way for small businesses to get ahead is to leverage another company’s sales efforts by asking them to sell your product (you’ll also have to sell theirs, of course).

Getting big on brand partners

11:47PM | Tuesday, 9 November 2010 |  Size matters. Yet the majority of business owners have an ineffective strategy of getting big.

THE NEWS WRAP: AOL and Yahoo in talks to form a partnership to challenge Google

11:04AM | Tuesday, 9 November 2010 |  AOL and Yahoo are reportedly in talks to form a partnership that would challenge the market dominance of Google.