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Airtasker Offering Public Liability Insurance For Its Workers

Find-a-person-to-do-anything service Airtasker is handy for everything from finding IT help to having Lord Of The Fries delivered to your office. In a useful boost, Airtasker is now providing a basic insurance policy for its workers which covers them for public liability.


Elevator Pitch: Brief It

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 Jeremy Tompkins from Brief It.


Elevator Pitch: Next Place

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 Dan Tarasenko from real estate search site Next Place.


How Postage Costs Are About To Rise On eBay

The price of stamps goes up by 10 cents at the end of the month, but that’s not the only change coming. Australia Post is also increasing the cost of the special postage packs it offers to eBay sellers.


Elevator Pitch: Barnaby

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 Shay Namdarian from Barnaby — a sock startup with added buttons.


Ask LH: How Can I Start An IT Troubleshooting Business?

Dear Lifehacker, I’d like to start my own IT troubleshooting business at my university accommodation. They’ve given me the all clear, but I’ve no idea where to start? Any pointers?


Top 10 Entrepreneur Tips From The Founder Of Crazy John's

One year ago, Crazy John’s Australia finally shut down, with all remaining stores for the once-prominent phone provider rebranded as Vodafone outlets. To mark that anniversary, here are 10 lessons for entrepreneurs from its late founder, John Ilhan.


Elevator Pitch: Tiger Pistol

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 cofounder and CEO Steve Hibberd from Tiger Pistol.


Ask LH: When Can I Call Myself A Consultant?

Dear Lifehacker, I love social media marketing. I’ve been doing it for my blog for over 12 months and have recently been brought on as a content manager for a small online business. At what point can I call myself an expert and start charging for consultancy work?


5 Pointers For Getting The Most Out Of A Virtual Assistant

After having flown to New York for a publicity summit, I received the news that Hurricane Sandy was heading in our direction. With no way to leave New York and trapped in a city which was rapidly shutting down, I contacted my virtual assistant for help.