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Finance & Political Breaking News Australia & Worldwide

The loss of Burkina Faso leaves Taiwan with only 17 diplomatic allies, amid China pressure.<p>Even for one of the most unpredictable presences in …

Portnoy's Complaint

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Fast Lane: Three things top entrepreneurs do every day

<b>Every Friday, we profile a successful entrepreneur on SmartCompany in our Diary of an Entrepreneur series.</b><p>Reading through these articles, there are …

Entrepreneurship

How the Internet of Things Changes Business Models

As the Internet of Things (IoT) spreads, the implications for business model innovation are huge. Filling out well-known frameworks and streamlining established business models won’t be enough. To take advantage of new, cloud-based opportunities, today’s companies will need to fundamentally rethink …

Five things your accountant should be doing for you besides your taxes

<b>In addition to filing your tax return and BAS statements, your accountant should be acting as a trusted advisor, delivering valuable advice across</b> …

Facebook tests new ‘buy’ button on SMEs

Facebook is testing out a new “buy” button on the ads of several SMEs in the US, in a bid to drive sales from ads and posts.<p>While the social media …

Small Business

How to save (not sabotage) your career with social media: Hootsuite CEO Ryan Holmes

by Ryan Holmes<p>Earlier this year, Beyonce created a minor stir by posting a drawing on Twitter featuring a beauty pageant contestant with a “Miss …

Social Media

The seven things not to do when sending emails to customers, clients and prospects

<b>Sending an email newsletter to customers, clients and prospects can be a great way of marketing your business.</b><p>But there are easy mistakes to make …

Marketing

The Right Way to Unplug When You’re on Vacation

Vacations are for unplugging: we all need to escape the daily grind from time to time, after all. But that doesn’t have to mean unplugging from the entire internet. In fact, you may have a more enjoyable and meaningful vacation by staying connected-as long as you’re staying connected to fun, …

I’m sorry email, you’ve been deleted

Here’s a confession: I delete most of my emails without reading them. And you know what? I don’t feel guilty about it because I haven’t got the …

The 4 big fears all us men have to face

Stressed out? Blocked? Too much pressure? Feel something’s holding you back? What’s sabotaging you? Look closely, they’re right there. In front of …

Meet 10 Aussie start-ups riding the boom in wearable technology

by Nate Cochrane<p>Spurred on by consumer appetite for sports, health and wellbeing services, Australian start-ups are riding a wave of excitement in …

Wearable Tech

NSW WorkCover premiums set to drop in SME-friendly budget, with Victoria to follow suit

Small businesses in New South Wales are set to pay less for workplace insurance, after Treasurer Andrew Constance announced a reduction in WorkCover …

Chamber of Commerce

Facebook COO says stop posting “boring” ads

Facebook chief operating officer Sheryl Sandberg has told marketers to stop posting “boring” ads on the social media platform and think more …

Facebook Ads

Getting a release from your tax debts – possible, but not so simple

<b>In general terms, the tax law contains provisions that allow taxpayers to, in effect, get out of paying their tax bill if they can prove that paying</b> …

Finance