Five Sites Every Small Business Should Bookmark

Looking for small business advice and tips that are relevant to Australians? Make sure these five sites are on your list.


Elevator Pitch: TravelGiver

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 Kimi Anderson from TravelGiver.


Tips From Tech Startups On How To Grow Your Small Business

Looking to expand your business? Check out these practical tips from some of Australia’s most successful entrepreneurs.


How To Succeed As A Freelance Photographer

You’ve mastered your lenses, you know which f-stop to use with your eyes closed, and you know how to get the perfect shot every time. Now what? Many amateur photographers look towards freelancing as a way to make a few bucks with their photos, but where to start?


'How Much Should I Charge?' Helps Freelancers Set Prices

If you’re a designer, you might have trouble deciding how to price your work. You may take into account the type of client and project. “How Much Should I Charge” asks you five questions and then gives you the amount you should bid to the client.


Elevator Pitch: CoinJar

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 Asher Tan from CoinJar.


Coke's New Cans: Proof That Nothing In Business Should Be Sacred

If you’ve passed the soft drink aisle in your local supermarket in recent days, you may have noticed that Coca-Cola’s iconic red can has received several face lifts. For the rest of the summer, you will be able to get the can in blue, lime green, pink, purple and orange varieties. This is obviously a blatant gimmick to sell more units; much like last year’s “Share a Coke” campaign. However, we also think it can teach small business owners a valuable lesson when it comes to innovation in the face of tradition.


Five Questions I Wish I'd Asked Before Quitting My Job For A Startup

My steady corporate job was great on paper — it paid well and let me travel the world, but it was also incredibly taxing and limiting. I didn’t want to be a cog in that system. I wanted to run my own business, but I never anticipated the challenges that came with it.


Elevator Pitch: ParentPaperwork

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 David Eedle from ParentPaperwork.


South Park On Startups: What Cartman Can Teach Us

South Park returned to US TV screens last night, with an episode where the boys launch their own Kickstarter clone because that way they can earn money while doing no work. The picture shows Cartman’s four-step plan for startup success: