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Working with The Compassionate Friends Victoria

The Compassionate Friends Victoria is a Not for Profit organisation that provides peer support services to Parents and siblings who have suffered the devastating loss of a child or sibling. Anyone dealing with loss or grief can come to The…
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10 Australian Small Business Podcasts You Need To Listen To

Podcasts are a great way to learn. You can passively pick up information as you go about your life. Whether you're on the train to work, at home cleaning the house, or at a cafe for lunch, you can plug…
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What makes great on hold music?

Why is the Australian Tax Office's hold music so good people constantly ask where to buy it, but people hate the hold music at Centrelink? Why has Telstra's neutral music been criticised as jarring and ANZ's music has been described…
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How to protect your customers from scams using your brand

It seems like everyday a big brand has to make an announcement about fake scams using their brand name. EB Games had to make an announcement today warning customers against a fake promotion to take whatever they wanted from their…
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What do changes to credit card surcharges mean for small businesses?

Transaction fees are a necessary evil for businesses. Consumers like the convenience of paying without carrying cash, however, small businesses need surcharges to compensate for the cost of transaction fees. The cost of credit card surcharges has dropped in recent…
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10 apps to make professional pictures without the need for a graphic designer or photographer

The photo editing app Prisma has taken the technical press by storm recently. If you haven't been reading the technical press, Prisma is an app with filters more powerful than Instagram that turn your photos into works of art. Prisma…
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Laptops / Desktops – Backup your data

Could your business survive a robbery? Would you trade your car for a stolen computer? ONLY ONE SOLUTION - Organise your backup - Always have two copies stored in different locations - Check the consistency of your backup - Backup…
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Default Password Please To Be Safe

Another nasty example of hacking that could have easily been avoided: "If you use a webcam to watch your baby or keep an eye on your home while at work, and you didn’t change the password from the default when you…
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Focus on your business, Let us worry about your IT

Are you sure all your computers are safe? Microsoft, Adobe and all software vendors issue security warnings regularly. Do you take the time to install these security patches? Staying a step ahead of the attackers is becoming increasingly difficult, as…
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NBN… What? Where? When? Find out why you should care!

Is my phone system compatible with the National Broadband Network? What does this technology mean to my business? When will it be available in my area? Get all the answers, call us now and ask for Lisa.
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