We were delighted to attend the 2010 Amber Awards as it’s an area that we’re most interested in, we’re certainly doing a lot more work in eComm and eServices in general.
The AMBER awards (in their 2nd year) are recognition of excellence in eServices and highlight the leaders in Australian eCommerce and a big congratulations to all of the winners for 2010!
We are pleased to share with you a new initiative that has been developed to promote situational awareness to international students.
We had a most enlightening FED night recently when Nick Leeder, Deputy CEO The Australian chatted with Paul McIntyre on the infamous couch.
We heard about the development of The Australian's successful iPad edition and why some of The Australian's competitors' applications aren't so successful. What's happening at the frontline of Rupert Murdoch's push to get consumers around the world to pay for content?
>> Watch the webcast.
From the UK, with a BA (Hons) Business Economics from Kingston University, we're delighted to announce that Ronnie Smith joins the LaVolta Digital team working across our creative services business.
Everyone these days seems to be a social media expert. Is social media genuinely a development that has fundamentally changed the way brands must engage with consumers, or is it just a minor nuance in the digital story? What do you see as being the big developments in social media in the next year or two? Should brands really be hyperventilating if they haven’t got a social media strategy or is that a lot of hype from so-called experts with a vested interest in selling brands their services?
SMEs including technology and digital media businesses have typically approached venture capitalists and similar sources for start-up and early stage capital. Mark Morris of Finascor says there is now an alternative which is simpler and more sympathetic to the needs of entrepreneurs. Finascor focuses on raising capital for growth oriented SME’s via the Australian Small Scale Offerings Board (ASSOB).
Thanks to everyone who came along to the Sydney FED on Tuesday 20th July.
Our special guest for the evening was Cliff Rosenberg, Managing Director of Linkedin in Australia and New Zealand. Cliff was interviewed by Paul McIntyre.