25 year old Newcastle entrepreneur launches ‘Tinder for Food’ app

Meet Jessica Koncz: the founder of new food app EatSee where people can see their menu options before ordering A 25 year old female social media and technology entrepreneur from Newcastle, Australia, has won a $100,000 investment and a spot in the LAUNCH Accelerator program in San Francisco, after pitching the ‘Tinder for Food’ App… Continue reading 25 year old Newcastle entrepreneur launches ‘Tinder for Food’ app

How to get started as a self-employed events planner

If you have always been the first to jump to organising family parties and have a knack for those finer details that nobody else really thinks about, there is no reason as to why you shouldn’t set up your own business in events planning. Changing your hobby to a business will mean you need to… Continue reading How to get started as a self-employed events planner

Why SMEs need to get smart about corporate travel

Do you know how much time and money you are spending on business travel? For many businesses the answer is no, and they’re missing out on valuable savings. This is where SMART Corporate Travel can help. Designed specifically for Australian SMEs, this new online travel platform drives significant savings and efficiencies. Below are five of the… Continue reading Why SMEs need to get smart about corporate travel

Hotel sales success – how search marketing can help

It’s the web where most travellers are booking hotel rooms these days and, if you’re looking to seize a slice of the online market, that’s exactly where you should be. However, you should note that you’re going up against lots of competition. Not just individual hotels, but chains and booking agencies all looking to get… Continue reading Hotel sales success – how search marketing can help

The highest minimum wage increase since 2011… what does this mean for small businesses?

The Fair Work Commission today delivered its annual wage review. This decision will have a significant impact on all businesses and industries and over 2.3 million employees who are paid at the National Minimum Wage or minimum Modern Award rates. From the first full pay period commencing after 1 July 2017: all Modern Award rates will increase by… Continue reading The highest minimum wage increase since 2011… what does this mean for small businesses?

Break into the bar business – and stay there

How time flies. It has now been 12 years since my baby and all-consuming obsession, Firefly in Neutral Bay, took shape. More than a decade on, Firefly has not only endured but thrived and, in my humble opinion, it’s one of the best bars and restaurants on Sydney’s North Shore. The bar scene can be a cruel mistress. It… Continue reading Break into the bar business – and stay there