Miles Burke

Startups, digital marketing, small business & more.



The How and Why of Setting Smart Goals

Way back in December 2007, I penned an article for SitePoint, 10 New Year Resolutions to Boost Your Business. You can read the article for all the details, as well as download a handy wall planner to stick near your… Continue Reading →

Be Lean and Mean to Survive the Uncertainty

The pandemic has been hard on everyone across the globe. No industry or country seems to be safe from the negative effects to the economy. There’s been much talk about strategies for businesses to survive the uncertain economic climate. The… Continue Reading →

The Lowdown on Services and Products

Should you offer services or products? The old phrase, The grass is always greener … is often heard when discussing the merits of services versus web-based products. Listed below are some of the advantages and disadvantages of both models. Which… Continue Reading →

Business Leaders, You Need a Break!

The time between Christmas and New Year’s Day is an ideal opportunity to take a break and close the office down for a few days. This gives both you and your team some valuable downtime to relax and enjoy the… Continue Reading →

Interview with Stephen Collins

Stephen Collins is recognised as one of Australia’s leading proponents of participatory culture, advising businesses and government on Web 2.0, Enterprise 2.0, and social networking. He has extensive consulting experience for a diverse client base across the public and private… Continue Reading →

Spread that Christmas Cheer!

Christmas is just around the corner, and whether you celebrate it or not, the event happens to coincide nicely with the end of the calendar year — a great time to thank those who have supported your business over the… Continue Reading →

Ask Your Customers the Hard Questions

Here’s a question for you. When your last project finished, what was the final communication the client received from you? Was it a bottle of wine and card, a “Thanks for the work, call me if you need anything,” or… Continue Reading →

Break Your Own Promises

A few weeks ago–September 5 to be exact–I ordered myself a shiny new car. The experience went along these lines. First, I did lots of research and decided on my ideal vehicle make and model. Then, I went to the… Continue Reading →

Nine Ways to Have a Better Lunchbreak

Do you stay seated at your desk for just about every lunch break? Is the line between work time and break time increasingly blurred? We’re all guilty of doing that from time to time. It’s a nasty habit though, and… Continue Reading →

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