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Advice for young wanna-be entrepreneurs from Peta Shulman

When Peta Shulam was only 25 when she came up with the simple concept of sampling health foods. Her passion for finding these products led...

Jessica Sepel on mastering organic Instagram growth for a $7m year

From influencer to big business, this nutritionist organically grew her company – JSHealth - through effective online personal branding. She discusses how she manages...

Getting smart about social media security in 2019

Following the privacy breach revelations which occurred in 2018, this year brings a new impetus for improving our social media security. Before we batten down...

How three small Victoria brands grew from social media

More and more small businesses are growing their brands using online platforms and building presence, following and revenue. The power of social media was something...

The 5 Step Plan to a Winning Social Media Presence

Every business wants to increase their enquiries and get more clients. The wonderful news for you is that you can use social media in...

Social media rules of engagement for your SMB

A key challenge faced by employees in 2018 is the delineation of boundaries between work and personal lives, brought about by technological mobility. We...

Five ways small businesses can survive the ‘Apocalyptic’ changes coming to Facebook

Facebook’s latest algorithm changes are being called a ‘nightmare’, even ‘apocalyptic’ for businesses and publishers. Yes, the update will make it more difficult for SMEs...

Hacking fears drive businesses offline

Small businesses are going offline amid fears of hacking with the number of businesses hosting their own website down from 61 per cent to...

How millennials are using Instagram celebrity status to build multi-million dollar empires

Influencers continue to re-shape the media industry as an increasing number of businesses enlist them to fuel business growth and customer engagement. As the...

The last laugh: what businesses can learn about social media from the NSW Police

As we grow, the police force typically holds a fluctuating relationship in favourability. As a child, they were a source of safety and security....

Where are online ads failing consumers and what can advertisers do to boost engagement?

Advertisers that continue to rely on ‘one-dimensional, channel-centric’ metrics risk further eroding consumer confidence in online ads, according to Anthony Capano, managing director of...

A step-by-step guide to protecting your SME against brand damage on social media

In a world where social media is (almost) everything, there is no denying the benefits of an engaging online presence for your business. More than...

Five social media myths you can safely ignore

For small businesses and even social media managers, social media can often feel like a minefield. Not only is social media changing at the...

Social media channels your SME needs to be on

Any business owner will tell you that there are never enough hours in the day. Running a business is mostly about time-management and prioritising....

Be trendy, experiment – just don’t forget the ‘tried and true’ digital marketing practices

Incorporating fads such as Pokémon Go into your digital strategy can pay-off; however, it’s important to have a solid foundation of ‘tried and true’ marketing...

Four ways social media managers can protect their company’s accounts against hackers

These days, everyone is on social media, and customers expect you to be too. No matter what industry you’re in, if you don’t have...

Six ways to deliver an email marketing campaign that cuts through the noise

In a busy, bustling online world full of texts, snaps, pings and chats, marketers need to be strategic when developing email content that will...

What are the most relevant and useful social media channel for small Creative Businesses?

Social media is important for businesses wanting to promote their online exposure, and especially for creative businesses, as it can be expressed visually through...

Digital strategies to better engage customers

Customers are everything in business – that holds true for large enterprises, and it’s equally true for micro and small to medium businesses. In...

How to Win Fans and Influence Purchases

Over 80 years ago Dale Carnegie released his self-help book titled ‘How to Win Friends and Influence People’. Read the right way, it could...