Tech

Six reasons for more Aussie women to join the tech industry

- March 10, 2021 3 MIN READ

The significance of gender diversity in the workplace is no secret. Various studies show that the more diverse perspectives there are in the room, the better the ideas, outcomes and ultimately the bottom line writes Rachel Gately, Co-Founder of Australian advanced machine learning company, Trellis Data. An industry where the gender divide is most apparent… Read more »

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News

3 tips to drive innovation in your business

- November 30, 2020 3 MIN READ

From droughts to floods to bushfires and COVID-19, small business owners have faced a tough year. Those with an agile mindset have been able to innovate and survive. But how do you cultivate an innovation mindset? And how does technology support innovation and boost business growth? Businesses flock to online Jon Manning, Economist at MYOB… Read more »

Business Advice

How to drive traffic on social media

- October 16, 2020 2 MIN READ

Worldwide, there are 60 million businesses with active Facebook accounts. Four million of these currently utilise Facebook’s advertising platform (including Instagram). The majority of these businesses are small-to-medium-sized enterprises. So, how do you compete with all of this global foot traffic? A measured approach Whilst social media should be essential to your marketing mix, you do… Read more »

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Technology

How to avoid being catfished by a fake recruiter on LinkedIn

- September 23, 2020 3 MIN READ

Forget being catfished on a dating site, con artists have turned their attention to the professional world, with scammers posing as fake recruiters and job applicants, infiltrating the inboxes of unsuspecting business owners. It’s a case of small business owner beware, writes Arni Hardason, Head of Assurance at Pure Security. Small and medium-sized businesses are… Read more »

News

Communication: What’s working in 2020?

- September 21, 2020 3 MIN READ

Business communications are undergoing a revolution, sparked by frustrations with technology and existing collaboration tools and accelerated by the COVID-19 crisis. According to a Nextiva survey in early 2020, before the pandemic struck, 60 per cent of business professionals reported facing a communications crisis every month, writes James Ware, Senior Manager, Strategic Alliances, ANZ, Poly.… Read more »

Features

5 reasons why upgrading your tech is good for business

- August 10, 2020 4 MIN READ

Digital transformation is forging new pathways for small business owners during the coronavirus crisis. By arming themselves with the right tech, small businesses can not only improve efficiencies but rise above the competition. Here are our top five reasons why you should consider upgrading your tech to future-proof your business. Investing in new technology can… Read more »

Technology

Vend and Google partner up to deliver better ecommerce options for small business

- August 10, 2020 2 MIN READ

Retail productivity and intelligence platform Vend has announced a major integration with Pointy from Google to empower its retailers. The integration will enable thousands of retail stores using Vend in Australia to showcase their products online through Pointy to help drive traffic in-store. At a time when bricks-and-mortar retailers are looking for ways to attract… Read more »

Technology

How to Zoom like a pro in 8 easy steps

- August 7, 2020 3 MIN READ

Lost your mojo presenting online? You’re not alone. Lee Featherby, CEO and founder of PowerfulPoints shares his top tips to help you bring back the magic. It’s a strange new world, and digital is now largely how we’re communicating with our co-workers, staff, and clients. To do that well, you need to present professionally, online.… Read more »