After a couple weeks catching up with family and road trippin’ through Outback South Australia and New South Wales we’re back on deck.
In these slowing economic times, most businesses are looking for ways to cut costs…. Inspired by the advice for reducing business IT costs from Y Combinator‘s Paul Graham (featured in this month’s Inc magazine), we’ve put together a list of the free software and web applications that we use and think are great for small […]
Smart Company has reported today on a recent study by Coremetrics that found that Australian and New Zealand online consumers are sticking to local websites, clearly indicating that they are feeling the pinch of the exchange rate when considering buying online from overseas websites. While consumers may be purchasing less frequently than when the dollar […]
It’s that time of year again when the Christmas trees come out, the Christmas lights go up and the shops are filled to capacity as people search for the perfect gift. Businesses put a lot of effort and preparation into spreading Christmas cheer within their stores and around the workplace but generally not so much […]
Following on from my previous post, the finding simple team had a great weekend attending WordCamp Australia 2008 in Sydney over the weekend. The location was perfect, there were lots of like minded people doing similar work in the web design space, the food was delicious, the free wifi was flawless and everyone received a […]
The finding simple team is attending WordCamp Australia 2008 this weekend in Sydney – a conference for users and developers of WordPress. It looks like there are going to be some really interesting presentations about new media, blogging and better business using WordPress. Matt Mullenweg – the founder of WordPress – is even going to […]
Soloists, entrepeneurs, freelancers and small business owners need to know other soloists, entrepreneurs, freelancers and small business owners. We need to make new connections, increase our network, hear about what others are doing, and be in the right place when somebody else needs to out-source a gig… To help this process along I’ve decided to […]
How simple web design helps your business. Smashing Magazine have put together a great article (with some case studies) outlining why businesses must ‘keep it simple’ when it comes to their websites. Web users are making much greater use of search engines to limit their searches to a narrow field, and if the user can’t […]