Jennifer Blake

Jennifer Blake is a staff writer for Dynamic Business magazine. Fascinated with the power of media, she's previously worked for Sky News and The Jakarta Globe. In her time off, she's likely cooking up a storm, haunting vintage stores on King St, Newtown or trawling design blogs for things she can't afford.

Sourcebottle v Pressloft – which is best for small business?

We asked the two top DIY marketing services - Pressloft and Sourcebottle - to sell the benefits of their service to small business. Here's what they had to say...

Three entrepreneurs, frying high

A clever pun, a niche idea and wide market appeal have helped Lord of the Fries achieve the impossible in the Australian fast food market: launching a successful vegetarian chain.

The startup helping SMEs get paid

Sick of dealing with bad debt, Colin Porter launched a credit reporting service for small businesses. He tells Dynamic Business about dealing with debtors, bureaucrats and finding your space in the market.

Meet the entrepreneur behind IF Telecom

Andrew Branson was a broke British backpacker when he noticed a gap in the Australian telco market and launched IF Telecom. Now 26, he’s successfully competing with the likes of Telstra.

Marketing with your website

You can’t always be present in an export market, but your website is. So you need to get it right.

RBA leaves rates unchanged at 4.75 percent

The Reserve Bank of Australia (RBA) has announced it will leave the cash rate unchanged at 4.75 percent for the tenth consecutive month.

Out of the box franchising

Noodle Box started with one store in Melbourne and now stir-fries more than one million kilograms of noodles a year. Managing Director David Milne explains how the franchising model turned their business into a raging success.

Sittin’ Pretty at Milan Direct

Milan Direct’s online-only business model has made designer furniture accessible to a generation of Australians born long after Eames made his famous chair. Founder Dean Ramler explains why his business is growing uncontrollably.

For Love and Money: Blogging Part 5

For most people, blogs are a small creative window read by family and friends. Dynamic Business profiles five women whose home hobby became big business. This time, meet Lucy Feagins of the Design Files.

Networking: It’s not what you know, it’s who you know

Success can be all about who you know, not what you know. The Australian Institute of Management offers some Do's and Don'ts of networking.

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