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Factoring on the rise as businesses seek cash relief

- June 13, 2013 2 MIN READ

The number of Australian businesses using factoring finance has risen to its highest level in five years, showing the growing popularity of debtor finance in the Australian market place, according to Bibby Financial Services, one of the world’s leading global debtor finance specialists. Total debtor financing turnover in the March 2013 quarter was $14.6 billion,… Read more »

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Is your ‘Send to Friend’ campaign illegal?

- May 21, 2013 2 MIN READ

It’s one of the most common viral marketing techniques around – letting your readers, members etc send your content or services (or whatever) to a ‘friend’. They simply drop their friend’s email into a form, hit send and another lead comes your way. But could you be breaking the law?

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Embellishment Technology shakes up Australian Printing

- March 12, 2013 2 MIN READ

CLIQX™ is the newly launched Australian innovation set to shake up the printing industry here and around the world. With the current renaissance of specialty embellishments in the print industry, this patent pending embossing system is demystifying the traditional print craft of embossing. It is giving printers the opportunity to offer more to their customers… Read more »

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TXT4Coffee provide Wotif with the latest in 'hyper-local' advertising

- March 8, 2013 2 MIN READ

The app that eliminates the wait time for coffee during the morning rush now provides businesses with a fantastic opportunity to promote their business. TXT4Coffee is a complete ordering and payment system for the takeaway coffee market which allows customers to “jump the queue” for their morning coffee. Created by the innovative app development company,… Read more »

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Startups left behind in the Asian Century

- January 7, 2013 4 MIN READ

The Asian Century whitepaper was supposed to be the Australian Labor Party’s landmark answer to the emerging economies of Asia, particularly that of China, Japan, India, South Korea and Indonesia. It was to be our roadmap and response to the fact that within only a few years, Asia will be both the world’s largest producer and consumer of goods and services.

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Sentia Media Acquire Buzz Numbers

- August 23, 2012 < 1 MIN READ

Sentia Media has just announced the acquisition of Australia’s leading Social Media Monitoring Service Buzz Numbers, which was founded by Sydney entrepreneur Nick holme a’ Court in 2007. The acquisition will further strengthen Sentia Media’s ability to provide the highest quality and most comprehensive suite of media intelligence across Australia and beyond.

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99designs Acquire German Competitor 12designs

- August 9, 2012 2 MIN READ

Aussie born company 99designs announced the acquisition of the largest online design market place in Germany yesterday 12designs. The acquisition of the second largest online design marketplace behind themselves in Europe is all part of the companies intense focus on international expansion. CEO of 99designs Patrick Llewellyn was in Germany for the announcment yesterday.

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Blue Chilli Acquires software company Vividways!

- July 30, 2012 2 MIN READ

  Blue Chilli, the venture technology agency, has announced the acquisition of Vividways, a designer & developer of apps for smartphones and tablets, with expertise in mobile marketing and loyalty rewards programs in the health and pharmaceutical sector. With contracts worth close to $2m, Vividways most recently created a rewards program mobile application used by the… Read more »

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SocialCam sells to Autodesk for $60 million Dollars!

- July 18, 2012 2 MIN READ

Firstly I am not a big user of SocialCam, but maybe that’s because the people in my network on the application are pretty bloody boring and have crap videos they are uploading. None the less SocialCam DOES have just under 55 million users and today they sold to Autodesk for a nice and tidy $60 million dollars – a deal which is expected to close in the latter part of the quarter.

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New LED Lighting Saves Thousands for Businesses!

- June 26, 2012 2 MIN READ

With energy prices on the rise for some time now, Lemnis Lighting Australia is urging companies and venues to switch to LED technology before the new tariffs come into effect in order to save thousands off their energy bill. Commercial lighting can attribute to up to 25 per cent of a company’s total energy costs and according to John Simpson, Managing Director of Lemnis Lighting Australia, these figures could be dramatically reduced if more people implemented the latest LED technology.

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Honey and Ginger

- May 26, 2011 < 1 MIN READ

As the group buying trend continues, we are starting to see more and more brands arising targeting niche sections of the marketplace. Honey & Ginger is the creation of Jen Miller and this marketing expert is ready to get women the best deals in Sydney’s Eastern Suburbs.