Small business budget should benefit communities, not big tech 

- April 5, 2019 3 MIN READ

The Australian Federal Government is giving small business millions to spend on social media advertising as part of the upcoming Budget. What would happen if they spent that on building their online community instead? The Export Market Development Grants (EMDG) scheme helps cover expenses for export promotional activities for Australian businesses. The 2019 Federal Budget is… Read more »


Research finds tech-savvy tradies riding wave of business growth

- September 19, 2018 2 MIN READ

New research by EY Sweeney and L.E.K reveal tradies that embrace digital technologies are seeing a boost in business. The study suggests both tradies and consumers are seeking a smarter way to communicate, leading to a digital revolution in the sector. The research, commissioned by hipages, reveals the ‘on demand’ trade economy is set to… Read more »

new year new tech

New year new tech

- December 20, 2017 3 MIN READ

For small business in the 21st century, tech has become an integral part of the day-to-day. We rely on it to run our systems, keep us connected with our customers and ensure our data is secure. Yet thousands of Australian businesses are struggling with outdated tech, which equates to wasted time and lost productivity. With… Read more »