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21 Dec 2011

The Christmas break is almost here again and most of us are looking forward to a well-deserved break, but for business owners and office managers the empty office can be a great time to catch up on those jobs that have eluded you all year while there is no breathing room for making changes to...

16 Dec 2011

Everyone makes to-do lists when they’re going away. Things to pack, things to switch off, mail to redirect, food to clean out of the fridge, you name it. But one thing people often forget (businesses included) is how to prepare your IT equipment and related infrastructure for your holiday...

09 Dec 2011

With Christmas just around the corner, I am joining the long list of parents struggling with the iPad vs. cricket bat debate.

That is, do I succumb to peer (and toddler) pressure and get the latest gadget or do I take the moral high ground and buy something more in line with the days of...

02 Dec 2011

Traditionally most professionals, including information technology consultants, charge by the hour. Using this model, the client is charged for the actual time taken to perform the task. In theory this sounds fair, the provider is compensated for the time taken to complete the job and the client...

25 Nov 2011

On October 5th Steve Jobs passed away in his home from pancreatic cancer ending an era of his leadership that has effectively defined the "designer" technology market over the last two decades. The media response to his passing was unprecedented, with enormous coverage in the traditional media...

14 Nov 2011

I’m guessing that most people would already know this, but, Google is a powerful tool. And useful. Really useful. I want to try to emphasise in this blog just how powerful it really is and also how to get the most out of it – because in my experience, most people seriously underutilise Google...

11 Nov 2011

Myrtec are delighted to welcome Ryan Innes to the team!

Ryan comes to Myrtec with a strong background in customer service, with over seven years experience in the retail sector. Ryan has recently graduated from the University of Newcastle with a Bachelor of Information Technology, and has...

16 Jun 2011

What happens when you get six ladies, some yummy food and a couple of bottles of wine together?

You learn about social media of course!

Last night I hosted a social media 'soiree' where five fabulous business women from around the Hunter came together to learn more about the world...

09 Jun 2011

The popularity of eCommerce sites has reached an all-time high, but according to the September 2010 Sensis e-Business Report, small businesses are lagging behind their larger competitors.

Dynamic Business recently published some tips to help small businesses tap into the online market...

06 Jun 2011

I read with interest, but not with surprise, that AAMI will be closing it’s 24 branches throughout Australia within the next two months (read the full article here). This got me thinking - is this just another step away from face-to-face service across professional service industries?

The...

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