outsourcing to The Philippines

What’s With The Hate Mail? I’m Only Trying To Ensure Your Business Success, Enjoyment & Longevity.

As many of you may know, I’m a big supporter of Australian businesses outsourcing what they can to The Philippines. And of recent times (the last three weeks), I’ve been promoting this particularly heavily.

As a result of sticking my neck out, I’ve received some hate mail. Well, let’s call it pissed-off mail – hate’s a big word as I often tell my kids. Whatever, not everyone’s happy …

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features of small business websites

50 Must-Haves For Small Business Websites [Infographic]

If you own a small business, you need a website. Period. Online search on mobile and desktop is a growing, and often preferred method of finding, comparing and shopping, and if you want to keep up with the Jones’s you need to offer that option to your customers. So where do you start? Typically business owners without experience in web design hire a professional. But web designers are just that – designers. They are not sales and marketing experts, nor are they experts on your business. That’s where you come in. This infographic provides a comprehensive list of 50 must-haves (and have-nots) for your business’s website.

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eBay success story

The story behind eBay success story Hooked Online & Sinker

Recently I interviewed Paul Nieuwenhuys of eBay success story Hooked Online and Sinker, who founded and runs the most successful fishing tackle store on eBay Australia. In the lead up to the interview I asked Paul for a short bio on himself that I could incorporate in to my introduction.

Well, I quickly learnt that Paul doesn’t do things by half. His zealousness for what he does is infectious. Here’s exactly what he sent me. It not only tells a great story of the birth of a business, but it’s full of marketing and business lessons along the way …

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how to get past the gatekeeper

5 Tips To Get Past The Dobermans (I mean Gatekeepers ;)

How friggen hard can it be to get to the decision-maker?

Pretty damn annoying when you know you have a great product or service.

In fact it’s beyond infuriating; it can actually be the difference between you making a bucket load of cash or wallowing in misery.

Here’s my 5 ways to get past the Dobermans.

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