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Four ways to identify startup opportunities

5:12PM | Friday, 30 May 2014 | 

Five things a startup mum can teach her daughter

5:10AM | Tuesday, 6 May 2014 |  It can be tough for women to break into the male-dominated world of tech startups, so what advice could you give your daughter to help her on her way? Here are five handy pieces of advice and wisdom.

Five small business tax deductions to keep in mind at tax time

5:50AM | Tuesday, 6 May 2014 |  Tax time is not far away, so it's worthwhile to know what deductions you can make as a small business owner.

Four steps you can take to turn knowledge into results

5:51AM | Tuesday, 6 May 2014 |  The search for the 'holy grail' of information has to turn at some point into action and results.

What lessons have you learnt this year?

12:32AM | Tuesday, 17 December 2013 |  The end of the year is an excellent time to look back and reflect on what’s been going on.

Which SEO keywords should I optimise my website for?

9:00AM | Tuesday, 17 September 2013 |  The first thing you want to do perhaps even before you set up your business is to work out what keywords people are searching for.

Confessions of a serial emailer

7:01PM | Wednesday, 3 July 2013 |  Email might be convenient, but there are times it pays to pick up the phone and build a working relationship with the person at the other end.

Exclusive: SME confidence in business conditions eclipses the big end of town

7:29PM | Tuesday, 2 July 2013 |  Businesses turning over less than $1.5 million a year are more confident about their economic prospects than larger enterprises, according to the latest TEC Confidence Indicator.

Pop-ups set to bloom as insurance scheme rolls out

7:46PM | Monday, 1 July 2013 |  It just got a whole lot easier for companies dreaming of opening up a pop-up store, with Sydney-based start-up Pop-up Brands about to launch a range of short-term public liability insurance policies.

It’s time to get “good crazy”: Top five tips for start-ups from incoming NICTA new ventures director Andrew Stead

6:10PM | Thursday, 27 June 2013 |  Entrepreneurial dynamo Andrew Stead has been named director of new ventures for information technology research centre National ICT Australia (NICTA) and given StartupSmart his top five tips for start-ups.