Google

How to get a page one Google page ranking for under $100

David Wilson So you want to get on the front page of Google? What business does not want to get there – ideally ranking in the top-ten?

Google restores banned travel website

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Julian Lee Even in this day and age, Goliath can still be humbled by a David - in this case a small businessman who went to regulators after Google kicked him off its network.

Google social network opens doors to businesses

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

Google is social climbing

Larissa Ham Critics say a new function on Google favours businesses who use Google's own social network.

Google changes coming

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Larissa Ham Critics say a new function on Google favours businesses who use Google's own social network.

Travel company takes on Google

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Julian Lee Google's dominance of the internet is facing a fresh challenge from an internet minnow.

Grower moves grain into the 21st century

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Christopher Niesche Stories of internet companies being founded in the garage or basement are commonplace, but Tom Roberts’ venture had a different starting point – from the back of a tractor.

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.

Travel agent finds her niche in France

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Entrepreneur Secrets At a time when many Australian tourism operators are doing it tough, Sue Heine considers herself fortunate.

ENTREPRENEUR SECRETS

The headache that sparked a $1.3 million idea

A migraine prompted a $1.3 million business idea.

Entrepreneur Secrets Jack Fitzgerald had barely experienced a bad headache in his life but, three years ago at the age of 22, he suddenly developed one that lasted for years.

Aussie businesses fall behind domain rush

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Lucy Battersby Australian companies and organisations have failed to take advantage of new top-level domain names, with foreign bodies likely to snap up the most lucrative names in the first round of global...

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.

$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.

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?

Govt proposes update to copyright laws

The federal government has announced plans to update Australian copyright laws, to cope with the explosion of material published on the internet.

The net still has its share of catches

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A purely online business is a great way to enter the commercial world but it's not without challenges and expense, writes Keeli Cambourne.

A smart idea to drive profits

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Companies that don't have an online presence are almost certainly missing out on opportunities and business, writes Keeli Cambourne.

ENTREPRENEUR SECRETS

Jobs giant: how Matt Barrie built a global empire

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Entrepreneur Secrets Matt Barrie's giant outsourcing marketplace, Freelancer.com, racked up $US35 million last year.

TECH

Midlife crisis for email, 40

Has email passed its prime?

As social networking services peak, Adam Turner asks if electronic mail has passed its prime.

Keeping your portable devices secure

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Adam Turner THE trend to go mobile hasn't escaped the attention of the bad guys. They're focusing more than ever on portable devices as people shift from computers to hand-held gadgets.