As Director of Bam Creative, and Chairperson of the Australian Web Industry Association, Miles spends his time managing his business or speaking about managing businesses. Recently awarded as one of the top Western Australian entrepreneurs under 40 years old, Miles can also be found writing at his blog.

Miles's articles

  1. Involve Your Users

    Miles congratulates TripAdvisor for convincing him to write free content for them, sustaining their business model. Is there a badge for that?

  2. Ask Others for Reviews

    Positive customer reviews draw attention and instil confidence. Miles Burke came across a clever way of getting them.

  3. Get Creative on Facebook

    Facebook pages are in demand, and savvy designers and developers can expect clients to ask for them. Miles Burke thinks Facebook Studio might be just what you need.

  4. Recollect and Relax

    An overseas trip inevitably requires a myriad small tasks that all have to be done. Miles Burke finds listing them puts him back in control.

  5. Alphabet of Web Business

    Here’s a catch-up of the Alphabet of Web Business Miles Burke has been exploring in our Tribune newsletter. This runs from A to N.

  6. Don’t Be First, Be Second

    Learn from others’ mistakes, especially the ones who come just before you. Then don’t make those mistakes. Miles Burke explains why second can be best.

  7. Six Steps to Successful Selling

    You’ve worked on your elevator pitch, you have a polished website, and a handful of happy clients. You know how to generate new business, but something seems to be holding you back. Here are six very simple ‘small thing’ tips that can often make you leap from average to excellent in your prospects eyes.

  8. Tidy those Tweets

    I’ve been on Twitter a number of years now, and every six months or so, I get fed up with some of the people I follow, and go through a purge, where I crop back a number of people I follow, so my stream becomes more relevant and spam-free for me.

  9. Drop the Mumbo Jumbo

    I was looking at a few web developers’ websites recently, and was appalled at how tech-heavy most of them were…

  10. Make that Move from Freelancing

    I was recently speaking to someone who had made the decision to leave her freelancing business, and take a full time position within a company who didn’t offer her services.

  11. Managing the Meetings Juggernaut

    Do meetings dominate your working week? Wish it wasn’t so? Well, Miles has a couple of tricks that might just make a difference. Read on to learn how to seize the business day and get people meeting on your terms.

  12. Domain Names: Make Them Memorable

    What’s in a (domain) name? Plenty. Miles goes on to explain—they can even be influential in tweaking a product’s name. Read on for his tips to choosing domains, and why it’s so fundamental to make yours memorable.

  13. How to Deal with Corporate Sabotage

    What would you do if a disgruntled former worker wreaked havoc on your business? Miles relates the experience of one of his competitors, and provides some sage advice for all concerned.