World Wide Web Wednesday #6

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Whether you need some lunch time reads or something to get you past hump day, we’ve curated five links we think you’ll enjoy!

Negotiating a deal? Try silence

It might seem counterintuitive, but silence is a powerful tool in negotiations. Snapchat board member and media mogul Joanna Coles explains how she uses this strategy to win negotiations.

Customer credit data compromised

Equifax, a US consumer credit reporting agency, collects information on over 800 million individual consumers and more than 88 million businesses worldwide. Earlier in September, they were hacked and suffered a massive data breach. They estimated 143 million Americans had their data compromised, however, they have recently announced an additional 2.5 million more Americans than previously thought might have had their data compromised.

Amazon puts pressure on Australiasian businesses

In August, Amazon announced the launch of their first fulfilment store in Australia. Once Amazon is up and running, consumers will have a significant inventory that is much cheaper or even free to ship domestically and to New Zealand. How are businesses in Australia and New Zealand gearing up to withstand Amazon?

Data is the new currency

Centuries ago, economic growth flourished through trade of commodities like gold, silver, spices and oil. Today, data is the new commodity. And much like the traded spices of the past, data has the power to shape the economy of the 21st century. But how much we can advance might depend on how freely data flows across borders.

Growing your small business online

29% of small businesses have yet to dive into the online world to promote themselves digitally. In the age of information overload and globalisation, small businesses need to stand out to drive leads and sales to grow their business. Here are five tips from Forbes on how your small business can stand out online.

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Article by Melanie Chan in collaboration with our team of Unleashed Software inventory and business specialists. Melanie has been writing about inventory management for the past three years. When not writing about inventory management, you can find her eating her way through Auckland.

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