Is your business considering Facebook mobile advertising to increase brand awareness and sales? Setting aside part of your social media marketing budget for Facebook mobile ads is a smart decision. Here’s a few tips to ensure your choice to advertise on this social network delivers a good ROI and meets your company’s benchmarks.
Upcoming events with She Inspires for Small Businesses, including networking with State Parliament Minister for Small Business.
AAPT, Australia’s leading wholesale and business grade telecommunications carrier, has selected OrionVM’s locally-developed wholesale cloud platform to complement its existing private cloud strategy. The Connect Cloud Platform, powered by OrionVM, is being delivered through Connect.com.au.
Placing orders for goods with overseas suppliers can be a daunting prospect. There is a large amount of risk involved when it comes to sending your dollars overseas to someone you may have never met before or have only met a few times. In my previous articles about getting the most out of Alibaba, I went through understanding different types of suppliers and then provided some notes on selecting the best supplier for your needs.
Many small businesses don’t expect much support from next month’s Federal Budget, with many hoping for – but not expecting – reduced taxation and a cut in red tape, according to the latest Bibby Barometer survey.
What’s new on the Facebook for business front? That’s a good – and relevant – question as our favorite social network has been tossing us lots of goodies lately. So, let’s not waste time, and let’s take a look at some of our favorite new additions and changes Facebook recently introduced and how they will affect your business.
I learnt a couple of things last night. The first was that there is an awesome street in Edgecliff near the WeCo Coworking space that has free parking [fist pump] and the second was that there is a group called “Sydney Testers” that meet up monthly and discuss “testing” things. Which in a geek way is pretty bloody awesome.
Every now and then, a young gun comes along with a story that is pretty awesome, James Billingham is just 18 years of age and already a serial entrepreneur. Today he writes a piece for us on his new social venture Addition Clothing which is helping those in third world countries. I’d remember the name, I predict the kid is going to be a big deal.
MYOB commissioned independent market research firm Colmar Brunton to conduct a nationally representative survey of 1,005 SMEs. One in four (25%) said their employees worked ‘mainly away from the office’, one in three (32%) said they worked ‘partly from home and from the office’ and the remainder did not have remote workers.
IQ Group today confirmed its support for the heavily revised APRA Superannuation Data Reporting standards, being launched Thursday 28 March. The proposed final standards, forms and instructions being unveiled are the result of extensive industry consultation and acknowledgement that these reporting standards should better align to industry practice. IQ Group expects to assist its Superannuation client base to meet these implementation requirements in the coming months.
I wish that I had taken actual screen shots to show you some examples in this piece of what I am going to be talking about. Unfortunately I relied on embed codes and the account has now been suspended. But yesterday Subway Australia had a bit of a situation happening on social media – and to use a bad pun they were in a bit of a pickle.
Bibby Financial Services’ bi-annual Barometer survey, conducted in February 2013, found that small business optimism is on the rise. Over 25% plan to invest in their business in the coming quarter and 20% intend to buy another business. While it’s an exciting and encouraging time for many SMEs, expansion brings with it higher costs.