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  • May 8 2019 Why is data ethics important to data analysts?

    With data management and analysis becoming such an integral part of a business’ success, it’s easy to solely focus on the exciting aspects of the vast data that can be attained. Despite the potential of data analytics as a field, it’s important that data scientists and analysts understand the ethical implications of using that information. Read More…

  • May 7 2019 Optus Business and Wholesale partners with Sophos to protect small businesses

    Optus Business and Wholesale today announced it has selected Sophos, a global leader in network and endpoint security, as its main cybersecurity technology partner. “Our goal is to protect the data of small businesses at the points where it is most vulnerable – at the endpoint and through phishing and suspicious URL attacks that target Read More…

  • May 3 2019 How Kylie Jenner changed the FRANKII SWIM brand

    Rebecca Klodinskly is the designer and director behind Aussie swimwear sensation FRANKII SWIM which in five short years has become a highly sought-after and internationally recognised brand. Thanks to celebrities such as Kylie Jenner, Bella Hadid and Rihanna the label has quickly created a cult following of loyal customers. The brand shot to stardom after these Read More…

  • May 3 2019 Start-ups: your branding and website are so important!

    Byline: AJ Hightower When starting your own business, you need to get your name out there to create awareness and establish an individual brand identity that reflects your entire personality. The first thing your customers will see is your brand name. How you have chosen to illustrate this reinforces what sets you apart from the Read More…

  • May 2 2019 Password security big issue for Aussies

    The LastPass by LogMeIn Global Password Security Report surveyed over 43,000 businesses and individuals, revealing: Each of us shares six passwords with our co-workers – if one of those passwords is hacked, every employee that has that password can be compromised. 50 per cent of users don’t create different passwords for work and personal accounts Another LastPass survey Read More…

  • May 1 2019 Let’s Talk: Business meetings

    Business meetings: face-to-face versus digital, where is the real value?  In a digital world, with so many digital meeting platforms available and with many new digital consumer experiences emerging,  it’s easy to see why this question is so relevant right now. There is arguably no longer a need to meet face-to-face or to be in the same Read More…

  • April 30 2019 Amazon Web Services Sydney Summit set to unveil the latest global technology trends

    Amazon Web Services Inc. (AWS), an Amazon.com company, today begins its annual Sydney Summit, showcasing the latest technology trends alongside some of the world’s biggest and most innovative companies and public institutions. More than 15,000 attendees are expected to visit Sydney’s International Convention Centre over the next three days, making it one of Australia’s largest Read More…

  • April 26 2019 Entrepreneur tips for scaling your online business

    Amy McWaters is the COO of The Hamper Emporium and is responsible for the day-to-day operations and logistics of the company, while ensuring customer satisfaction. On top of that, she is also the COO of SOL Group Australia, Australia’s leading online gifting company. Amy draws on her expertise and experience to share her insights for scaling Read More…

  • April 24 2019 Aussies want better online experience before they shop outside their comfort zone

    Before venturing outside of their comfort zones and purchasing from a new category online, Aussies want a better overall experience from online retailers. More than 40% of online shoppers have never purchased appliances, jewellery and hardware online 60% want cheaper shipping and returns if they are to purchase from new categories online 56% want to Read More…

  • April 23 2019 Don’t change the marketing channel, Facebook still works

    Byline: Robert Tadros, CEO and founder of Impressive Digital News that Facebook is changing its algorithms to favour users’ friends posts over businesses caused many organisations to rethink the platform as a marketing tool. My advice is not to change the channel: these tweaks are worth getting to know so you can maximise your spend Read More…

  • April 18 2019 Advice for young wanna-be entrepreneurs from Peta Shulman

    When Peta Shulam was only 25 when she came up with the simple concept of sampling health foods. Her passion for finding these products led to her creating the largest health food sampling service in Australia, GoodnessMe Box, where for just $25 her clients can sample 7-10 full sized products, allowing those products to be Read More…

  • April 18 2019 Jessica Sepel on mastering organic Instagram growth for a $7m year

    From influencer to big business, this nutritionist organically grew her company – JSHealth – through effective online personal branding. She discusses how she manages to organically grow a 231K following, the ups and downs of having a personal brand and how it Instagram became her revenue stream. Jessica Sepel is a bestselling health author and Read More…

  • April 16 2019 Global employers increasingly using gig economy platforms despite concerns

    Global business leaders forecast one in three of their employees will be temporary workers by 2023. 94% of global business leaders are currently sourcing contract workers from online job platforms. The most common concerns of using online platforms: no guarantee of the standard of work (41%), a lack of alignment/understanding of the company (38%) and Read More…

  • April 8 2019 Getting smart about social media security in 2019

    Following the privacy breach revelations which occurred in 2018, this year brings a new impetus for improving our social media security. Before we batten down the hatches, let’s go over some of the benefits of social networks. They have helped us get in touch with old friends and distant relations and are now more business Read More…

  • April 8 2019 A guide to managing expenses for small businesses

    Managing expenses is a common headache for managers and finance teams, who often need to sort through hundreds of receipts, invoices, pay cheques, and reimbursement claims daily. Digitalisation has highlighted the flawed nature of traditional expense management practices, signalling that spreadsheets and paper document filing are insecure and error-prone. Small businesses should introduce simple technology Read More…