The 10 Technology Mistakes Small Businesses Often Make (And How To Avoid Them)

Technology can streamline your business processes — but it can also create major problems. Here are 10 of the most common mistakes small businesses make in IT, and how to avoid them.


Successful Entrepreneurs Share Their Best Small Business Advice

The best small business advice comes from your peers. Here are the best tried-and-tested approaches from successful Australian entrepreneurs.


How To Hire A Developer To Build An App For Your Small Business

Feel like your small business needs a mobile app to stay competitive and relevant, but not sure where to start? Here’s what you need to know.


Elevator Pitch: Chant

Elevator Pitch is a regular feature on Lifehacker where we profile startups and new companies and pick their brains for entrepreneurial advice. This week, we’re talking with co-founder Matt Garrett from Chant.


Five Apps That Will Change How You Run Your Small Business

Mobile devices are for more than just calling, email, social media and selfies. There are some truly remarkable apps that allow you to operate your business on the go – or completely change the way you do things. Here are five of our favourites.


Elevator Pitch: HotelQuickly

Elevator Pitch is a regular feature on Lifehacker where we profile startups and new companies and pick their brains for entrepreneurial advice. This week, we’re talking with Christian Mischler from HotelQuickly.


New Year Checklist: What You Should Do For Your Small Business Right Now

The new year is a great time to look at ways to improve — and not just personally. Now that the silly season is over, it’s time to get down to business. It can be tricky to know where to start, but here’s our essential checklist for the things you can do today to start your year fresh and organised.


Elevator Pitch: Divvy

Elevator Pitch is a regular feature on Lifehacker where we profile startups and new companies and pick their brains for entrepreneurial advice. This week, we’re talking with Nick Austin from Divvy.


Create 'Fake' Automatic Pay When Your Income Is Irregular

Even if your pay is irregular, your bills usually aren’t. If your work doesn’t allow for steady income, fake it by setting up a separate account to pay yourself from.


Elevator Pitch: Love My Fur Kids

Elevator Pitch is a regular feature on Lifehacker where we profile startups and new companies and pick their brains for entrepreneurial advice. This week, we’re talking with Deb Edwards from Love My Fur Kids.