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Top 9 tips for writing a best-selling business book
If you’re going to write a business book, make it good. Really good. Having a bad business book with your[...]
How can start-up entrepreneurs benefit from accelerators, incubators, coworking spaces, tech hubs and eco systems?: Kate Cornick, Launch Victoria
Kate Cornick, Launch VictoriaAccelerators, incubators, coworking spaces, tech hubs and eco systems – what do they all mean and how[...]
How coworking spaces can drive growth, development and innovation: Alex Hillman, Indy Hall
Alex Hillman, Indy HallFew know more about the benefits of coworking than Alex Hillman, founder of the world’s first coworking[...]
Why libraries are the new black for start-ups and entrepreneurs: Anna Burkey, The State Library of Victoria
Anna Burkey, The State Library of VictoriaLibraries are the new black and few are doing it better than the State[...]
How to use social influencers to drive traffic to your site and make more sales: Jules Lund, TRIBE
Jules Lund, TRIBEWouldn’t it be great if there was a quick and easy way to find a social influencer who[...]
Are you happy with your website?
Here’s how to make it better – quickly.A recent survey conducted by MYOB found that over 55.3% of businesses went[...]
Have you ever Googled your competition?
Do you ever take the time to find out what your competitors are doing?Do you even know who your most[...]
Do you know why people buy your products or services?
It might not be as obvious as you think.This might seem like a really obvious question to you – especially[...]
How to use online newsletters to generate more customers and more profit
One of the easiest wins you can have with a website is to include an email opt-in box so that[...]
What all top entrepreneurs have in common
I’ve been interviewing some of Australia’s leading online entrepreneurs lately and what I’ve discovered is that ‘success leaves clues’.For this[...]
The magic rule of 3 – how to use pricing to your advantage
Don’t get stuck slashing prices. Use the Rule of 3 to re-frame the competition.If you’ve ever lost out on a job[...] – outsourcing made easy
In any business, there’ll inevitably come a time when you need something done but don’t have the skills or the[...]
The top mistakes all online marketers make when setting up an online business
You can’t interview 20 of Australia’s top online entrepreneurs and not pick up a few practical tips and tricks along[...]
The top 3 tips on getting an online business started
Why it pays to be a great copywriterOver the last few months, I’ve interviewed some incredible online entrepreneurs – people[...]
Why now is the second-best time in history to set up an online business
When the World Wide Web was the wild wild west.I have interviewed 40 of Australia’s top entrepreneurs for a book[...]
Why crazy business ideas are succeeding now more than ever before
It’s The Long Tail Factor At Work.Did you know there’s an entire Facebook page dedicated to people who can’t fit[...]
Five secrets behind the female entrepreneurs smashing it online
It’s no secret that women comprise the fastest growing cohort of start-up entrepreneurs. Why? Well, there’s lots of reasons but[...]
The five personal qualities of all successful online entrepreneurs
Have you ever wondered why someone with a great idea can turn it into a billion-dollar business, whilst someone with[...]
The essential guide to monetising social media
Wouldn’t it be great if every time we posted or tweeted it resulted in a sale?But it doesn't, does it?[...]
How to find new ideas for your next online business
Eavesdrop your way to success!One of the most common questions I get asked from clients wanting to build an online[...]
Episode 1: The Young Guns
TopicsContent Types
The 7-word definitions that made Gabby Leibovich, Matt Barrie and John Winning successful
1.THEY KNOW WHAT BUSINESS THEY’RE IN (AND CAN SUM IT UP IN 7 WORDS).A key reason why some start-ups succeed[...]
Three steps to successful online entrepreneurship from local experts
Here are three tips to successful entrepreneurship, as told to Bernadette Schwerdt by three successful Australian entrepreneurs.One of the biggest[...]
How eBay helped launch a billion-dollar online business
How eBay helped launch a billion-dollar online businessYou’d be amazed at how many of Australia’s top online entrepreneurs got their[...]
A beginner’s guide to the internet of things
A beginner’s guide to the internet of thingsOf all the technology trends that are taking place right now, most experts[...]
3 reasons why women make great online entrepreneurs
3 reasons why women make great online entrepreneursBernadette Schwerdt is an Online Marketing Strategist; the host of The Age and[...]
How to use YouTube videos to build your online business:
Melissa Maker – Clean My SpaceLearn how this one-time cleaner created a YouTube video that generated a multi-million dollar business.[...]
Ethical Hacking – does it exist and what is it really?
Dan Weis – White-Hat hacker and head of security services, Kiandra ITDan is what’s known as a ‘white-hat’ hacker. He[...]
How one Aussie mum built her online business from her kitchen bench
Jacklyn James – Kiddies Food CutterKeeping her kids safe while cooking was the genesis of the Kiddies Food Cutter.  It’s[...]
How to build a virtual team for virtually nothing
Clay Clarke – Thrive15Overwhelmed? Got a to-do list as long as your arm? Being an online entrepreneur wasn’t meant to[...]
How to build an online coaching business
James Schramko – Superfastbusiness.comBuilding a membership site is the holy grail for those seeking passive income. But how do you[...]
How to do business in China
James Schramko – Superfastbusiness.comBuilding a membership site is the holy grail for those seeking passive income. But how do you[...]
How small business can use Virtual Reality to showcase their business
Toby Tremayne – Magic IndustriesToby is an expert in virtual and augmented reality, having worked as a tech-guru for PwC[...]
How to make money from blogging
How to make money from blogging: Darren Rowse – ProBlogger​Everyone wants a blog but most of us don’t quite know[...]
How to profit from the Internet of Things
Kevin Bloch – CiSCOIf you’d like a beginners’ guide to the Internet of Things, this episode is for you.Kevin Bloch[...]
How to predict the future
Paul Greenberg – co-founder Deals, Chairman NORAPaul Greenberg occupies a unique space within the start-up community.  Often referred to[...]
How to future proof your service business
Morris Miselowski – FuturistWhat exactly is the collaborative economy, peer-to-peer funding and a unicorn? What is the future of the[...]
How to build a cult following quickly
Nathan Chan – Foundr MagazineCreating an online magazine that attracts over a million readers is not easy but that’s exactly[...]
How long will it take before your company is hacked?
Tom Crampton – Trusted ImpactIt’s not a matter of if your company will be hacked. It’s a matter of when[...]
How to make easy money by renting out your driveway
Michael Nucifero – ParkhoundWhen Michael Nucifero and Rob Crocitti were running late to watch a football match in Melbourne they[...]
Big Data for Small Business
Jodie Sangster, CEO of ADMAJodie is the CEO of ADMA, the association for data-driven marketing. In this episode, Jodie talks[...]