Canva to get the Kawasaki treatment: How a Sydney startup snared Apple’s former chief evangelist

Communications powerhouse Guy Kawasaki is joining the team at fledgling design software startup Canva, under the “chief evangelist” title he made famous at Apple, thanks to a tweet. by Rose Powell

Retail market benefitting from foreign investor and business confidence

Foreign investors and businesses have been showing a great deal of confidence in the Australian retail market, and all types of retail property are benefiting. by Zoe Fielding
Five tips to help you ask for a pay rise

Five tips to help you ask for a pay rise

Asking for more money is one of the most daunting experiences for a career professional, but it doesn’t have to be. By Amanda Rose

From office junior to CEO: how a stay-at-home partner can accelerate your career

Fifteen years ago Rebecca Wilson joined Buchan Consulting as a junior. Now, she’s the CEO. Thinking like an entrepreneur and putting up her hand for opportunities saw her climbing the ladder fast – as did a stay-at-home husband who’s helped with the two kids. by Women's Agenda
Online advertising: What’s the future for small business?

Online advertising: What’s the future for small business?

Small businesses are increasingly struggling to find a voice in the online space as big internet empires focus on the corporate sector. By Paul Wallbank
Your small business can still punch like a big business

Your small business can still punch like a big business

Having the right tech tools at your disposal can act as a significant force multiplier for small businesses fending off larger competitors. By David Hancock
Technology is leading us to a resource revolution

Technology is leading us to a resource revolution

We may be about to face the next industrial revolution as new technology drives changes in how we consume resources. By David Markus

Troy Best from Kitovu: My Best Tech

Troy Best is co-founder of Kitovu, a task and project management system purpose made to help teams, agencies, freelancers and consultants manage client work. His favourite piece of tech helps him to manage his team. by Andrew Sadauskas

The toxic secret of Samsung’s success: Best of the Web

The emergence of South Korea after World War 2 to the status of scientific, industrial and technological powerhouse has been inexorably linked to the growth of Samsung. But is there a darker side to this story? by Andrew Sadauskas

FRITZ!Box 7490 ADSL2+ router review: Gadget Watch

This month, specialist broadband equipment supplier PCRange was announced as the local distributor for AVM’s new flagship FRITZ!Box 7490 router. by Andrew Sadauskas
Why Malcolm Turnbull’s move to open up government data is a big step forward for business: Control Shift

Why Malcolm Turnbull’s move to open up government data is a big step forward for business: Control Shift

In a speech to the AIIA last week, Communications Minister Malcolm Turnbull raised the possibility of opening up more government data to third party app developers. Here's how businesses can benefit. By Andrew Sadauskas

Is another ‘90s-style tech wreck coming? Some insights from a Silicon Valley pioneer

In recent weeks, many commentators have pointed out the similarities between the current Silicon Valley scene and the tech boom of the late ‘90s. by Andrew Sadauskas
Facebook ads blitz Google: Video

Facebook ads blitz Google: Video

This is not about beating up on Google – it's about how much cheaper it is to sell stuff via Facebook, for at least one of our clients anyway. By Jim Stewart

KitchenAid importer slammed for resale price maintenance

If you’ve ever wondered just why KitchenAid mixers are so expensive the answer may be in the acknowledgment today by Peter McInnes of concerns it engaged in resale price maintenance. by Cara Waters

Regulator forces NSW power companies to cut bills: How your business will save $60

Small businesses in New South Wales are set to save an average of $60 on their annual electricity bills, after a decision by the Australian Energy Regulator to force electricity distributors in NSW and the Australian Capital Territory to pass on savings to their customers. by Eloise Keating

Barry O’Farrell calls it quits; acquires Warrior Forum: Midday Roundup

New South Wales Premier Barry O’Farrell has resigned this morning, after admitting he sent a thankyou note to Australian Water Holdings chief executive Nick Di Girolamo for a $3000 bottle of Grange Hermitage wine in 2011. by Eloise Keating and Yolanda Redrup

Four lessons from Japanese fashion icon Uniqlo’s Australian launch

Japanese fashion retailer Uniqlo burst onto the Australian retail scene this week, opening its flagship store in Melbourne’s Emporium shopping complex today. by Eloise Keating

Dropbox opens Sydney office, as company is criticised for lack of information regarding Heartbleed bug

United States online storage business Dropbox has announced it’s opening its first Australian office, with the business opening in Sydney to better support users in this geographical region. by Yolanda Redrup

Court orders $1.4 million payment by Bibby Financial Services to sales director dismissed over sexual harassment claim

Bibby Financial Services has been ordered to pay $1.4 million in compensation to its former sales director Ashley Sharma by the New South Wales Court of Appeal. by Cara Waters

Beacon Lighting ASX debut lights up: How the retail chain did it

Beacon Light’s debut on the Australian Securities Exchange has greatly exceeded expectations, with shares in the lighting business surging 60% in its first day of trade. by Yolanda Redrup
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