Facebook

We're addicted to Facebook

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Adrian Lowe Facebook continues to reign supreme as Australia's most popular social media website.

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Forget Facebook: big retailers beat a retreat

Forget Facebook.

Michael Baker So-called F-commerce has gone into the too-hard basket, with a number of high-profile retailers terminating their Facebook storefronts.

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Why Facebook is still the best online tool to market your business

Why Facebook is still the one to market your business.

David Wilson Facebook is a powerhouse that leaves behind rivals such as Twitter, MySpace and LinkedIn, writes David Wilson.

Cleaning up through finding a better way

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Miriam Steffens When Julie Finch-Scally walked out of her job in a bank after a clash with management, she was well into her 50s and struggled to find another job.

App man puts mouth where his money is

BRW Magazine photo Tamara Voninski.  Jonathan Barouch is CEO & Founder of Roamz.  Barouch near his office in Surry Hills in Sydney. 03/11.2011

Mercedes Ruehl Missing out on a lively night at a museum sparked Jonathan Barouch's idea for a smartphone app that has been downloaded more than 100,000 times.

Typhoon tycoon: the storm-chasing entrepreneur

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Entrepreneur Secrets Serial entrepreneur Vincent Teubler, 47, embodies the saying “expect the unexpected”. Teubler’s “résumé” spans the spectrum.

TECHNOLOGY

Total recall: Virtual mirror lights up fashion world

Arnold Schwarzenegger.

David Wilson A new augmented reality virtual mirror application is designed to remove the need for an in-store try “before you buy” experience.

Start-up idea began on the go

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Christopher Niesche Nathan Tesler had an idea for an app, but no programming skills.

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Fashion's new front: wearable technology

Watches.

Michael Baker The fashion industry - yesterday's hero in a world overrun by technology - is now joining the party.

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Be sociable and keep customers in the loop

Social media

Dean Ramler Why use social media sites such as Facebook and Twitter?

Info tech

Come in pinners, get on board

Small business owner Heather Snodgras

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A new social-media site is opening doors for entrepreneurs, writes Jo-Anne Hui.

Info tech

Smart ways to protect your ideas

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Patent problems can affect anyone so ensure your intellectual property stays safe, writes David Wilson.

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Founding of a Republic

Andrew Yang and Marianne Sea.

This online start-up stands out by first generating interest in new fashion designers, then generating sales, writes Christopher Niesche.

START-UP

Delicacies on wheels now roaming through streets

Food truck.

Jo-Anne Hui Late-night greasy kebabs and meat pies were once the domain of mobile food vendors, but the recent food truck movement is giving budding entrepreneurs an opportunity to get creative.

$100m software sold a year, not a single cold call

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Asher Moses A billion-dollar business built by two Sydney friends in an apartment 10 years ago is widely tipped to be the first Australian tech start-up to go public.

GROWING

Passion for plants proves to be bloomin' marvellous

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Jo-Anne Hui When Edible Blooms' founder, Kelly Baker-Jam-

Social media prompts heartburn for restaurants

Smartphone.

Nina Hendy Award-winning restaurants are being forced to defend themselves against faceless complaints.

START-UP

Why didn't he call? New app tackles dating dilemma

Audrey Melnik.

David Wilson Business guru's app helps shed light on a classic dating dilemma.

Google social network opens doors to businesses

Google+.

Google Inc's new social networking service has opened its doors to businesses to create special web pages.

SOCIAL MEDIA

Social media marketing: how to get your message heard

It's important to get your social media strategy right from the start.

Tony Kaye There's an ever-increasing number of online channels to grow your business - but where do you start?