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Why you Need a Mentor – Now!

- May 22, 2012 2 MIN READ

Every entrepreneur should have a mentor because having one can help you manage your business better. There are a lot of available resources in the internet like industry developments, business journals and other related news to your business. In some cases, your friends, family and network contacts also serve as good references in handling your business.

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Startup Scene: The 10 Essentials!

- May 22, 2012 2 MIN READ

Once a month we’re going to be asking a member of the startup community “What are your 10 Essentials?” This month we asked Alan Jones, of The New Agency, what 10 things he can’t live without. First, a little about Alan:

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Aussie Snags $70,000 Piece of Apple NewsStand Pie!

- May 21, 2012 2 MIN READ

It’s been reported that Apple’s NewsStand platform, released with the latest iOS update for iPad, is generating $70,000 per day, according to a study recently released by research firm Distimo, and one small boutique publisher from Australia is cashing in on the opportunity.

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Raise Money from Investors & Grow Your Business!

- May 21, 2012 < 1 MIN READ

For the first time ever, Kerwin Rae, Australia’s leading business growth expert, and Jack Delosa, Gen Y entrepreneur and investor, are putting on an event that addresses these two key skill-sets to business success – Smart Money Smart Marketing.

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The New Faces of Aussie Men’s Underwear!

- May 18, 2012 2 MIN READ

Undies. A Massive Industry that makes A LOT of Money, there are the dominant players that we all know of such as Bond and Rio who have had monopoly over the market place for years, but over the past few years we have seen a rise in new innovative underwear startups that are beginning to make big traction. With their agile sales strategies, clever marketing and intelligent distribution channels, the new kids in undies are beginning to claw the market share away from the big boys – In a Big Way! Let’s take a look at some of the players in the Underwear industry making a name for themselves.

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Your Weekly Startup Roundup!

- May 18, 2012 2 MIN READ

Between Facebook making more purchases and Branson investing in 6 new startups it’s been a busy week on the scene! Food Trucks have also arrived in Sydney ad WeTeachMe held their first very successful event last night at Fishburners!

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Checklist for a Recurring Revenue Business

- May 17, 2012 3 MIN READ

They say you need a business plan to start a business. Nonsense. You need a checklist. Business plans change too quickly and no one is going to bother reading them. Checklists can change often and be easily split down into smaller bites and measured. Today I want to share with you my checklist for a recurring revenue business. It includes my favorite tools and methods of setting up an online business.

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New Blogging Tool – Cranky Ads!

- May 17, 2012 3 MIN READ

Local entrepreneur and international blogging pioneer, Yaro Starak, has just officially launched his brand new enterprise, CrankyAds, a plugin and advertising management system that helps bloggers earn money from their blog by selling online advertising to sponsors.

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Facebook Acquires the Lightbox Team

- May 16, 2012 < 1 MIN READ

Facebook are on the move again acquiring the team of photo sharing application Lightbox ahead of it’s upcoming IPO. Thai Tran & Nilesh Patel have announced that their team is joining Facebook and closing down the service entirely on June 15. Facebook are clearly trying to dominate the way users share photos across the Web. It will be interesting to see how successful they are at doing so. Below is the statement from the Lightbox Team:

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The Entourage Sales & Marketing Bootcamp!

- May 16, 2012 2 MIN READ

For the first time ever, The Entourage Sales and Marketing Half-Day Bootcamp is being held to give small business owners an insight into how two of Australia’s most successful young entrepreneurs havegenerated tens of millions of dollars in sales, despite all the odds being stacked against them.

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Adsniper set to Revolutionise Mobile Advertising

- May 16, 2012 2 MIN READ

So how exactly does a suite of applications that charge nothing to use their apps make money? Well that is where the new kid on the mobile advertising block Ad Sniper comes in! Filmer and O’Connell have designed a brand new Hyper Geo targeted Mobile Advertising Platform, it will initially be used within the Hungry App suite of products, with plans to have an API that will allow other mobile solutions to take advantage of the technology.

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Newbies from Perth take on Billion Dollar Giant, Survey Monkey!

- May 16, 2012 2 MIN READ

Perth based survey app, Floq launched to the public today, and has been receiving rave reviews by its user since launching a private beta three months ago. It’s been touted as the most beautiful and easy to use survey app on the market, something founder and ex-artist Jonah Cacioppe is particularly proud of.

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The Two Paths of a Hustler

- May 16, 2012 2 MIN READ

Magic? No, hustle. That’s how they do it. Building awesome companies to crazy valuations is the factor by which a lot of people measure success of the best. Not all entrepreneurs love the spotlight of the media and instead prefer to keep their goings on private to their circle of peers and family. One of my best friends and mentors is such an entrepreneur. He imparted something on me a while back which I haven’t forgotten and think about regularly.