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Look out Facebook – the Aussies are planning to take on your corner of the web…

1 Oct

Great inspirational story about a Gold Coast couple building a Family (ie privacy efficient) platform alternative to Facebook.

Article can be found here published on


Your business will only grow as much as you do. – Brad Sugars

19 Aug

“Life is a journey, not a destination.” ― Ralph Waldo Emerson

6 Aug

Life is Now!!!

1 Jul

“Your life is right now! It’s not later! It’s not in that timeof retirement. It’s not when the lover gets here. It’s not when you’ve moved into the new house. It’s not when you get the better job. Your life is right now. It will always be right now. You might as well decide to start enjoying your life right now, because it’s not ever going to get better than right now – until it gets better right now!”

~Abraham Hicks


10 Dec

From the brains and editors of Smart Company, is the new website dedicated to providing information and resources to business start-ups.

Even if you have been in business for years, I would recommend having a flick through the website.

Another great example of social media marketing…

29 Aug

The Australian retail sector keeps their eye on Gap after their recent announcement of launching into the Oz market. Not one to do things by halves, Gap simultaneously manage to conquer the international retail market with more than $US11 million sales in one day.

See the full story at Smart Company

The eight new rules of customer service…

3 Jun

The Australian economy might have sailed through the recession relatively unscathed, but don’t think that customers haven’t been changed by the GFC.

Here are the eight new rules of customer services:

Rule 1: Consumers are really thinking about what they need, why they need it and if they need it.

Rule 2: It’s back to basics. Simplicity is what the world needs now. Embrace it.

Rule 3: Have a meaningful purpose.

Rule 4: Forget about selling products, deliver service.

Rule 5: Play well and collaborate.

Rule 6: Have a dialogue with customers, not a monologue.

Rule 7: One click and you are out.

Rule 8: Small is the new big.

Extract taken from