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The Bash Bug aka shellshock: What you need to know about the latest security threat

Written on 26 September, 2014 by Jonathan Gleeson

Right now, security professionals are scrambling to fix a security flaw called Shellshock. It's a major vulnerability related to Bash, a computer program that's installed on millions of computers around the world. There's been a lot of confusion in mainstream media about how the bug works, who is vulnerable and… Read more

Categories: News | Tagged: virus, news

The age of sponsored content

Written on 24 September, 2014 by Karen Lim-Sam

As web users grow more technologically adept, they are finding it easier to tune out traditional forms of online advertising. Things like banner ads are becoming more invisible to the average user and, in the wake of widespread ‘ad blindness’, brands are starting to turn to new avenues for connecting… Read more

Categories: Marketing, Search Engine Optimisation, Social Media | Tagged: small business, search engine optimisation, online business

Amplification: How to attract people to your website

Written on 18 September, 2014 by Verity Meagher

It's one thing to spend time crafting great content for your website, but getting people to read it is quite another. Amplification is the art of making sure your message gets out there on a variety of owned, paid and earned media channels. Good-quality content is essential for the wellbeing… Read more

Categories: Marketing, Search Engine Optimisation, Small Business | Tagged: marketing

Stay relevant and functional: Spring clean your website

Written on 9 September, 2014 by Evelyn Elsted

It’s essential that you maintain a regular online housekeeping schedule, and what better time to clean than spring? Use our handy list to help ensure you get into all those nooks and crannies and polish your website to perfection. Dust your ‘About us’ page How long has it been since… Read more

Categories: Marketing, Web Design & Content | Tagged: marketing, small business, google, search engine optimisation

The Four Focus Points of Great Entrepreneurs

Written on 3 September, 2014 by Jack Delosa

As business owners, it is incredibly easy for us to get bogged down in the day-to-day of running a business. However this short-term view leaves us simply fire-fighting and running a business, instead of growing a business. High level entrepreneurs have four main focus points when it comes to approaching… Read more

Categories: Small Business | Tagged: small business, event

Are online coupons right for your business?

Written on 27 August, 2014 by Georgia Leaker

Have you ever bought a restaurant coupon from Groupon, Cudos or LivingSocial? Maybe you’ve taken advantage of a Facebook deal or a coupon on the back of your supermarket receipt? If you haven’t, then no doubt you know someone who is into them. They can be a great way to… Read more

Categories: E-commerce, Marketing, Small Business | Tagged: small business, online marketing

What you need to know about .melbourne

Written on 21 August, 2014 by Verity Meagher

Always wished you could have a location-targeted, unique domain name? The recent rollout of the new gTLD (generic top-level domain) .melbourne could be just the opportunity you were hoping for. The new selection of domain extensions hitting the market offers businesses an unprecedented chance to craft unique domain names. Replacing more typical… Read more

Categories: Domains | Tagged: domain names, marketing

Get to grips with Google Analytics and measure your site’s success

Written on 14 August, 2014 by Verity Meagher

Google Analytics can seem rather intimidating to a newcomer. But by jumping in and trying out a few of the following tips, you'll soon find that measuring the success of your website is easier than you think. Pay close attention to your traffic Google Analytics makes it possible for you… Read more

Categories: Search Engine Optimisation | Tagged: online marketing, search engine optimisation

5 mistakes all entrepreneurs should avoid making

Written on 6 August, 2014 by Leonie Prendeville

You know the feeling.  You’re busy; things are happening fast and you’re keeping up… just. Are you profitable?  Who knows. Are you relaxed?  Unlikely. Are you connected to your family and friends?  Who? Business can either consume you or give you a platform to really do what you feel is… Read more

Categories: Small Business | Tagged: small business

15 marketing tips from five of the best

Written on 30 July, 2014 by Evelyn Elsted

Marketing is crucial to business growth. However limited resources, competing priorities and uncertainty about how to develop a strategy and manage its implementation often mean it is left out of many small businesses plans. A team of Australia’s best innovators, brand developers, designers and researchers will help to demystify marketing as… Read more

Categories: Events, Marketing, Small Business | Tagged: marketing, small business, event