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Managing Your Business Finances For Growth

When your business is expanding, keeping track of your financial position can be difficult. We’ve compiled some expert tips to ensure your growth journey follows a smooth fiscal path.


Elevator Pitch: eWAY

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 Matt Bullock, founder and CEO of eWAY.


Email Etiquette For Entrepreneurs

Running a startup is pretty much synonymous with “sending lots of emails”, but you don’t want to be spammy and annoying when you’re emailing people for favours or introductions. Here are some of the best email practices for entrepreneurs.


Australian Small Businesses Still Suck At Backing Up Data [Infographic]

A new small business survey conducted by Seagate Australia has painted a pretty bleak picture of the nation’s backup practices — or lack thereof. According to Seagate’s research, nearly half of small businesses have lost work due to not backing up effectively, resulting in revenue losses of up to 10 percent. The following infographic maps out the damage.


Share Your Wisdom: Our Guide To Business Forums

Want to meet fellow business people, share war stories and enhance your skills? Lifehacker rounds up the top online and real-world forums for small business people to get together.


Elevator Pitch: Redshift Wireless

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 founder Darryl Smith from Redshift Wireless.


Solve Problems Like An Entrepreneur By Focusing On The Process

Most people solve a problem by identifying a goal and then pursuing a path directly towards that ideal, but when you ask a successful entrepreneur what to do, you might get a different answer. They don’t think in terms of an endpoint; they think of the process.


How To Find A Mentor To Help Your Business Grow

The best business advice comes from someone who has already been there — but how can you find a mentor who will share their knowledge? We round up the best online resources and real-world tactics.


Three Classic Business Truths That You Should Ignore

Don’t believe everything you read. Or hear time and again, even from really smart people. That goes double for some of the business “truths” we’ve all heard many times. If you’re thinking of starting your own business, take a step back and consider what advice you should ignore.


Elevator Pitch: Tablo

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 founder Ash Davies from Tablo.