Category: australia

Group Buying: Australia Loves Bargains

Group buying sites in Australia have grown from virtually nothing to a sector likely to generate more than AU $100m per year, according to a recent report in The Australian. Nielsen recently gave an overview of this fast-growing sector, including the above chart. Recent news highlights: In January, Yahoo!7 Acquired Spreets for $40m. Cudo are
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Mondays at 5pm: Australians Go Online

Nielsen recently released their latest look at the Internet in Australia. Interestingly, Australian online engagement peaks on Mondays and the peak time (all days) is 5pm. While the trough of engagement on Saturdays reflects my personal Internet habits, I was surprised by the peak on Monday. Perhaps people catching up on email (and gossip from
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Job: Editor of Australian Wine Publication

Nice work if you can get it! Winetitles is the leading publisher to the wine industry and is seeking an experienced and dedicated journalist for Australian and New Zealand Grapegrower and Winemaker, the biggest-selling industry publication to the grape and wine industry in Australasia. This challenging role will suit an experienced senior news journalist or
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Facebook's Rise in Australia

Attended a great presentation today by Matt Hehman of Facebook who spoke about the social network’s growth in Australia to more than 6 million active users monthly. Of those 51% login in daily, spending an average of 22 minutes per user per day on the site. The average number of visits in Australia is 2.2
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