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How we got one person to do the work of three

How we got one person to do the work of three

Three years ago our business was sick. Our customer satisfaction was declining, our productivity was poor, our revenue was shrinking, and we knew we had some serious problems to overcome. By David Markus
NetSuite chief executive Zach Nelson: My Best Tech

NetSuite chief executive Zach Nelson: My Best Tech

Zach Nelson is a fan of wearable tech and loves his Fitbit but he’s got another favourite piece of tech. By Cara Waters
Why the owners of The Onion are laughing all the way to the bank: Best of the Web

Why the owners of The Onion are laughing all the way to the bank: Best of the Web

The pioneering satirical news site The Onion has now grown into the sort of media empire its articles often lampoon, and its owners are laughing – all the way to the bank. By Andrew Sadauskas
Microsoft Lumia 640 hands-on review – 4G smartphone features for just $299 outright: Gadget Watch

Microsoft Lumia 640 hands-on review – 4G smartphone features for just $299 outright: Gadget Watch

Compared to the $999 price tag on the 4.7-inch iPhone 6, the Lumia 640 is a bargain. But how well does it stack up? By Andrew Sadauskas
Four technologies that could revolutionise retail in the coming years – and two of them are Australian: Control Shift

Four technologies that could revolutionise retail in the coming years – and two of them are Australian: Control Shift

The mobile revolution is not just about ordering online – it’s also revolutionising how people shop in-store. Here are four technologies that could accelerate that shift in the years ahead. By Andrew Sadauskas
The best advertising to support SEO: Video

The best advertising to support SEO: Video

I've been talking to a lot of people today about SEO and the relationship with paid ads. Here's how we use paid ads to support SEO. By Jim Stewart
The brutal truth of starting a business

The brutal truth of starting a business

Startupland is a magical, mythical place where the unicorns roam free and much of the advice dished out to nascent entrepreneurs has more in common with a romantic fantasy novel than the hard work of building a business. By Paul Wallbank
Federal government drops “Google tax” from budget; Woolies to slash 400 more jobs after disappointing quarterly results: Midday Roundup

Federal government drops “Google tax” from budget; Woolies to slash 400 more jobs after disappointing quarterly results: Midday Roundup

The federal government has reportedly shelved plans for a UK-style “Google tax”, and is likely instead to opt for new disclosure laws for companies suspected of engaging in international tax minimisation. By Andrew Sadauskas and Eloise Keating
What does the RBA’s record-low interest rate mean for your business?

What does the RBA’s record-low interest rate mean for your business?

The RBA has revealed fears over collapsing commodity prices and the terms of trade, coupled with fears over weak business and government spending, have contributed to it cutting the official cash rate. By Andrew Sadauskas
Xero promises to do more for bookkeepers after copping flak on LinkedIn: “We’re sorry if we got our wires crossed”

Xero promises to do more for bookkeepers after copping flak on LinkedIn: “We’re sorry if we got our wires crossed”

Accounting software provider Xero has promised to work more closely with bookkeepers and create a dedicated section of its website for its bookkeeper partners, after the company’s marketing practices were the subject of a heated LinkedIn discussion thread. By Eloise Keating
Richard Di Natale replaces Christine Milne as Greens leader

Richard Di Natale replaces Christine Milne as Greens leader

Victorian Senator Richard Di Natale has replaced Christine Milne as leader of the Australian Greens, after Milne announced she had resigned as leader of the party this morning. By Eloise Keating
Why wearing a suit to work could make you a better leader: Study

Why wearing a suit to work could make you a better leader: Study

Individuals who wear formal clothing to work feel more powerful and think more broadly or creatively than those who dress casually, according to a recent US study published in the Social Psychological & Personality Science journal. By Eloise Keating
TPG hits back in iiNet bidding war with $1.57 billion counter-bid

TPG hits back in iiNet bidding war with $1.57 billion counter-bid

The anticipated bidding war for iiNet has kicked into next gear, with TPG firing the latest shot to secure the budget internet provider. By Kirsten Robb
$508 million Jobs and Investment Fund the centrepiece of Daniel Andrews’ first Victorian budget

$508 million Jobs and Investment Fund the centrepiece of Daniel Andrews’ first Victorian budget

Victorian Premier Daniel Andrews has pledged to help businesses and startups by creating a $508 million Jobs and Investment Fund. By Andrew Sadauskas
NIB coughs up $10,200 over insurance ads as ACCC crackdown continues

NIB coughs up $10,200 over insurance ads as ACCC crackdown continues

NIB has paid a $10,200 penalty to the Australian Competition and Consumer Commission following claims the health insurer contravened the Australian Consumer Law in some of its advertising. By Andrew Sadauskas
Why you need to build change into your business: Zach Nelson

Why you need to build change into your business: Zach Nelson

In order for your business to survive you need to build change into your business, according to Zach Nelson, chief executive of cloud software business NetSuite. By Cara Waters
Microsoft and NetSuite integrate

Microsoft and NetSuite integrate

Microsoft is integrating with cloud software company NetSuite. By Cara Waters
How Fitbit is disrupting traditional business models

How Fitbit is disrupting traditional business models

You’ve probably noticed people sporting what looks to be a black plastic band on their wrist, you may even be wearing one yourself. By Cara Waters
Budget 2015: Bruce Billson reveals details of “most substantial small business package this country has seen”

Budget 2015: Bruce Billson reveals details of “most substantial small business package this country has seen”

The federal government will make it easier and cheaper for entrepreneurs to start a new business in next week’s budget, as part of what Small Business Minister Bruce Billson has labelled the “the most substantial small business package this country has seen”. By Eloise Keating
Switched on: How Christopher Stenhouse built home-grown video streaming platform Switch Media

Switched on: How Christopher Stenhouse built home-grown video streaming platform Switch Media

Switch Media founder Christopher Stenhouse says it is a truism of business that the company you start running is not usually the company you end up running. By Eloise Keating
Five business lessons my mother taught me

Five business lessons my mother taught me

In celebration of Mother’s Day, Fred Schebesta, director and co-founder of finder.com.au shares the powerful teachings of his mother Dr Kerrie Meades. By Fred Schebesta
Australian women killing it in the tech start-up space

Australian women killing it in the tech start-up space

It's the stuff that makes you look good, and your life and job easier, that really matters when it comes to technology. By Angela Priestley
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