Andrew Blair

Articles by Andrew Blair

Andrew is a Content Analyst for Software Advice, giving SMEs insights into tech, software and business trends. Interest in entrepreneurship, furthering projects and startups.

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How to start an online business in Australia

Published on 22/08/2023 by Andrew Blair

Taking your business online can be a cost-effective way to get started by keeping your overheads low and negating financial risks. However, understanding how to start an online business in Australia can be overwhelming for many. In this article, we break down the process, from... Continue Reading

How to use reports for inventory management

Published on 17/04/2023 by Andrew Blair

Reporting helps small to midsize enterprises (SMEs) accurately track and measure metrics to optimise business performance. Similarly, reports for inventory management help manage inventory as accurately and optimally as possible to enhance business performance. Find out how to... Continue Reading

How small businesses can use AR and VR

Published on 28/03/2023 by Andrew Blair and Ojasvini

This article was originally published on 18/02/2022 This article will evaluate what is augmented reality (AR) and virtual reality (VR) technology in detail and how small businesses can use them. We will also talk about the benefits of using AR and VR tools for small to midsize... Continue Reading

How to conduct website usability testing?

Published on 20/03/2023 by Ojasvini and Andrew Blair

This article was originally published on 14/12/2021 To engage a target audience on your website, how do you know what actions they want to take when they first arrive? This article evaluates how to conduct usability testing for a website and increase customer engagement.  Continue Reading

What is headless eCommerce? An introduction

Published on 22/02/2023 by Rosalia Mousse and Andrew Blair

Many customers no longer shop in brick-and-mortar stores. Instead, they prefer to use apps and websites. With headless commerce, you can design your online shop to be flexible and provide an individual user experience. But what does headless eCommerce mean? What is a headless... Continue Reading

Consumers express regulatory needs in the sharing economy

Published on 28/11/2022 by Andrew Blair

The sharing economy helps people earn money from underused resources, but will a regulatory backlash slow down the growth of this economic model? Research by Software Advice indicates a regulatory need across sharing economy sectors in Australia. We find out what concerns... Continue Reading

4 Top Aussie-reviewed payroll software

Published on 20/10/2022 by Andrew Blair

Let your payroll software keep the end of the month hassle-free by automating the management of payroll instead of manual payday processing. Discover the top Aussie-reviewed payroll software to streamline your payroll needs. Continue Reading

Online consumer data privacy: What concerns Australians?

Published on 27/07/2022 by Andrew Blair

Navigating cookie alerts and privacy policy disclaimers has become a habitual practice in today’s online shopping experience. How do Aussie consumers react to these pop-ups requesting to use their personal information, and how do data privacy concerns affect their purchasing... Continue Reading

5 HR challenges to overcome in 2022

Published on 26/05/2022 by Andrew Blair

Human resources (HR) professionals are under siege in the aftermath of COVID-19, facing significant changes in the workplace that have given rise to a whole host of HR challenges. What are some of this year’s biggest HR challenges and how can small to midsize enterprises (SMEs)... Continue Reading

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