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How to avoid negative online reviews

How to avoid negative online reviews

With almost half of Australians saying they are likely to have a rant about bad customer service on social media, it pays to have a plan for dealing with negative reviews. A 2014 American Express survey of 1000 Australians found that 49% will share their negative experiences online, while 31% look to other consumer opinions online when

DON’T FORGET DATE NIGHT!

DON’T FORGET DATE NIGHT!

DON’T FORGET DATE NIGHT! Just because you’ve spent enough time together to get slack on a few – well, OK, more than a few – niceties around the home, doesn’t mean you should forget about Date Night, too. Quality time together is non-negotiable if you want to go the distance with your partner. Date Night

KEEP IT CLASSY AT THE CUP!

KEEP IT CLASSY AT THE CUP!

KEEP IT CLASSY AT THE CUP! Melbourne Cup is a great time to have a flutter on the nags, enjoy some fun with your friends and look the best you’ll probably look all year (weddings excluded). So why do so many people saddle their mates with a donkey on the day? Don’t make a mockery

THE WOUNDED PELICANS START A FIGHT AGAINST CANCER

THE WOUNDED PELICANS START A FIGHT AGAINST CANCER

THE WOUNDED PELICANS START A FIGHT AGAINST CANCER   The Wounded Pelicans have put their money where their mouths are, with a yearlong commitment of endurance trials to raise money for Cancer Council Queensland. Call them wounded, but Christopher Evans and Antony Sedman, both 24, and their team are certainly not injured as they take

GROOMING TO GO WITH MR. MOJO

GROOMING TO GO WITH MR. MOJO

GROOMING TO GO WITH MR. MOJO   Mr MOJO meets ‘metrosexual’, with his top tips on men’s grooming products to help you sustain a practical skincare routine – every day – to look good. Mr MOJO says “well groomed” is the best sales pitch you can deliver – as it represents success and self-respect. Clearing

Doing big business doesn’t mean you have to be big

Doing big business doesn’t mean you have to be big

  Doing big business doesn’t mean you have to be big Cheering for the underdog is a trend du jour in business, with banking leading the way as customer satisfaction levels at smaller banks top the big four, according to a recent survey. According to the latest statistics from Roy Morgan Research, satisfaction levels for smaller

How to make advertising work for you

How to make advertising work for you

  How to make advertising work for you The ways to promote yourself are as many and varied as there are types of small business. We look at the best ways for those in each sector — health, retail and hospitality — to get noticed. With 88% of consumers looking for products online and 69% researching products online before they buy in stores,

Contract-Free Online Advertising That Keeps Customers Front of Mind

Contract-Free Online Advertising That Keeps Customers Front of Mind

Local Web Experts stays one step ahead of competitors by being adaptable enough to offer contract-free deals on digital advertising. Customers benefit from not being tied down to a campaign that isn’t meeting expectations or is no longer applicable after a corporate shift in focus. Explaining why a no-contract system works best for customers, Local

Set Your Sights On Sri Lanka – The New Frontier in Luxe Travel

Set Your Sights On Sri Lanka – The New Frontier in Luxe Travel

  The latest hot spot luring globetrotters – with its mix of ancient ruins, tropical jungle landscapes and golden beaches – is Sri Lanka. Known as a “Lost Paradise”, Sri Lanka has become the new frontier for discerning travellers, as they set their sites on this island nation in the Indian Ocean off the southeastern-most

Where to go October & November with Villa Getaways

Where to go October & November with Villa Getaways

Where to go October & November with Villa Getaways   Discover the Magic of Byron Bay, the enchantment of Bali, the sophistication of Noosa, and the cultural wonder of Sri Lanka before the silly season brings in the crowds. Image: The iconic Byron Bay Lighthouse perching on Australia’s most eastern point. Are you dragging your feet

6 of the best Infinity Pools at Phukets most Luxurious Villas

6 of the best Infinity Pools at Phukets most Luxurious Villas

6 of the best Infinity Pools at Phukets most Luxurious Villas   Infinity pools hold a mystical allure that has captivated thousands of travellers, along with desk- and housebound dreamers, alike. The infinity pool has the ability to transform your Phuket holiday accommodation from the mundane into the positively outstanding. With the infinity pool’s mysterious

How to work from home and not go crazy

  Working from home sounds like the ideal work-life balance option, but how do you do it without losing momentum or your sanity? Here are some tips. With roughly one million Australians working from home and about a quarter of our workforce in a flexible working arrangement for an employer, it makes sense to get your game plan right to

How SMEs can avoid the four big scams

  How SMEs can avoid the four big scams Australian businesses and consumers paid out a whopping $81.9 million last year to fraud-related offences against them. With SMEs being a prime target, here are some tips on how to avoid being a victim. While many of the offences reported relate to personal attacks such as fraudulent