Shauna O'Carroll

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Shauna is a second year Journalism and International Studies student at the University of Technology in Sydney. She has interned at various online and print publications and is now happily interning at Dynamic Business.

Anytime Fitness celebrates 300th franchise territory sale

Anytime Fitness has now sold 300 franchises territories in the three years since launching in Australia, and local master franchisees Justin McDonell and Jacinta McDonell-Jimenez don’t expect growth to slow any time soon.

New service launches to help SMBs get a competitive start online

A new web hosting and eCommerce solutions provider has opened for business, with Ingenyes specifically designed to give SMBs an easy introduction to the online world.

PRADA by LG smartphone due for April launch

The hotly-anticipated LG 3.0 PRADA smartphone will hit Australian stores in April, and is the third phone to be released as a result of a collaboration between LG Electronics and the PRADA fashion house.

New AGHA program to maximise SMB opportunities at industry event

The Australian Gift & Homewares Association have launched a program to help SMBs in the industry maximise opportunities presented during the Sydney Home and Giving Fair this month.

Commissioners band together to help small business

Australia’s small business commissioners have signed an agreement to work collaboratively for the benefit of small businesses around the country.

Regulatory burdens top small business woes

Regulatory burdens and government tendering are the biggest issues facing small businesses in New South Wales, according to small business commissioner Yasmin King.

Blogging growing in popularity among female SMB owners

More female SMB owners will begin blogging for their businesses this year, as they adapt to the new online marketing age and embrace the opportunities it presents.

Optus teams with Australian Open to deliver Wi-Fi

Tennis fans will have access to Wi-Fi during the Australian Open tournament for the first time thanks to Optus, which has invested in expanding its network across the Melbourne Park event site.

Major banks gaining satisfaction over rivals

The four major banks are closing the gap in business satisfaction against smaller rivals. Satisfaction with the Big Four climbed to a new record high in November, continuing a trend seen throughout 2011, according to the DBM Consultants Business Financial Services Monitor.

Christmas gifts kept simple for retailers

Australians are searching for the simplest of Christmas presents this year, according to a list of most searched items.

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