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SMSF's –the Missing Link in the Innovation Puzzle

Self Managed Super Funds (SMSF) may be a missing piece to the innovation puzzle in Australia. One of the problems facing many Australian start-ups and early stage companies is a lack of access to the funds they need to commercialise their technologies.  If sufficient funds cannot be raised locally, these companies have two choices: go overseas (typically the USA) or manage with the very limited re Read More...

Reputation Management versus Crisis PR

Online reputation management is about tracking people's actions online and removing any negative comments or opinions and converting those negatives in to positive articles, blogs or news stories. Online reputation management is primarily a new concept in Internet marketing.Before, marketers did what was know as crisis management, especially for Fortune 500 companies and their executives. However Read More...

Three Things That Will Help To Keep Your Small Businesses From Failing

This particular story has played itself out many, many times over. A young, or sometimes not so young, aspiring entrepreneur has a great idea for the next big thing. They are so excited about this idea that they kick around the thought of launching a start-up based around it. They lose sleep and finally, decide to take the plunge. In a flurry of excitement and fear, they begin laying out a road ma Read More...

10 reasons why many start-ups fail

With 80% of start ups failing to stay in business beyond their third year, I have compiled 10 reasons as to why start ups fail. Many of these businesses have forgotten the basics or been living in dreamland. Make sure you don't become just another statistic. So with that in mind here are 10 reasons many startups fail: 1.) Dreaming: The first reason why start-ups fail is because they never get sta Read More...

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