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How to Generate More Leads Online

How to Generate More Leads Online

When you generate more leads (qualified) you have more opportunities to makes sales, to nurture your customers and to turn them into advocates for your small business. Join us on 9 September to learn powerful ways to attract sales and marketing leads to your business. Discover how to use social media, eMail, your website and [...]

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small business finance course

Small Business Finance Course

When it comes to business, money really does 'make the world go 'round'. Managing your cash flow and your accounts properly is as important as getting new business. Even if you choose to hire a bookkeeper to manage your books, understanding the fundamentals of good financial management will put you ahead of the game.   [...]

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Marketing on a Shoestring

Marketing on a Shoestring

Many small businesses have tight (or non-existent) marketing budgets. However, when times are tough, it’s even more important to keep your business brand front and centre. This webinar will show you 10 ways to market your business on a shoe-string budget. Attend this webinar to learn: How small actions can generate big results Easy ways [...]

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Melbourne Entrepreneurs' Roundtables

Entrepreneurs' Roundtable - Melbourne (Morning)

Have you thought about the future direction of your business lately? Seek advice from those who know what they’re talking about - your peers and other business professionals.  The Entrepreneurs’ Roundtable focus sessions are  a great opportunity to connect with like-minded, passionate and successful businesswomen in a supportive, non-competitive environment. "Too often business owners get [...]

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Latest Articles

Setting Powerful Business Goals

Do you find your business goals lame and boring? Do you struggle to keep motivated to achieve them? Maybe it’s because they are not powerful enough for you. ‘Powerful’ is defined as having a strong emotional effect. Powerful goals are exciting and scary at the same time. They inspire you to never give up and [...]

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Create a brand plan to stand out from the crowd - Part 3

Ted Turner, media mogul and founder of the cable news network CNN was well known for saying, “There are three secrets to success. Early to bed, early to rise, work like hell and publicise.” Okay, he didn’t actually say publicise – he used the word advertise. But I think personal public relations and branding is [...]

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Social services general manager benefits from Small Business Finance Course

Every working day is different for General Manager Anna Buddo from Hunters Hill Ryde Community Services. She says, “In any given day I may be called to calm a client with challenging behaviours and then be sitting in the Board meeting being answerable for the Board of Directors.” Anna notes the importance of having adaptable and [...]

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Why you should be saving now for your retirement

Young people who have just started earning won’t have retirement on their minds, but the truth is you’re never too young to start considering your saving options ahead of the day when you step back from full time work. If you don’t consider yourself young anymore, then there is a greater need to save now. [...]

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Ancora Learning

Ancora Learning has delivered a comprehensive range of quality training programs and highly regarded training tools to numerous clients across a variety of industries. Our ready to use or customised programs are delivered by a team of accredited facilitators, trainers, coaches and consultants who are specialists in their fields Ancora Learning can expand on your current training method or deliver a new learning approach. Ancora Learning is a generalist training & development company that has an extensive range of specialist trainers, facilitators and models in the area of leadership, management, communication, teamwork, change management, project management, sales, customer service, coaching, mentoring, recruitment and talent management. We have accreditated faciltitators in a wide range of profiling and assessments including Herrmann Brain Dominance Instrument (HBDI), DiSC, Myers Briggs Type Indicator (MBTI), Human Synergistics (LSI, OCI), Team Management Systems (TMP), Facet 5, Emotional Intelligence, Belbin, 4Mat & SDI

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Latest herBusiness Blog Posts

12 Simple Strategies to Improve the Health of Your Workplace

Kaye Wright

herBusiness blogger, Amanda MacLean recently provided an excellent checklist for reviewing the health and safety of your work environment.   Taking that a step further, regardless of whether you work alone, from home or have an office and staff, it will be of benefit to you and your business to consider how your working environment [...]

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Be Your Own Health and Safety Officer - A Checklist for Home-Based Workers

Amanda MacLean

Under the work health and safety (WHS) laws, a person conducting a business or undertaking, has a duty of care to provide a safe and healthy place of work for all employees and any person who contributes something towards the work being done. These duties, rights and responsibilities apply to people who work from home, [...]

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My Favourite Business Book Competition Winners Announced

The Australian Businesswomen's Network

The winners of the My Favourite Business Book Competition have been announced and awarded prizes valued at over $1,250. Entrants shared their favourite books and why these books, and an ongoing focus on education, have made an impact on their business. The first prize has been awarded to Melanie Frok who chose Beyond Performance - How [...]

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Social Media Ideas

Ideas to Increase Your Productivity at Work as a Small Business Owner

Linda Kozlowski has more than 18 years of experience in international marketing, public relations and customer service. At Evernote, she leads Market Development for the Asia Pacific Region, including marketing, PR and development of marketing partnerships. Evernote is helping the world remember everything by building innovative products and services that allow individuals to capture, find [...]

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ABN Member Spotlight

Member Eleni Mitakos in Sunday Telegraph

Australian Businesswomen's Network member Eleni Mitakos was featured in a recent edition of The Sunday Telegraph in an article entitled, The Mumpreneur Myth. The article explores how spending more time with your kids and being your own boss is the dream – but a far cry from reality. The image of a mum working from home is [...]

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Small Business Tips

Why did I think to start my business in the first place?

Janet Sernack

One of the common dilemmas that I've noticed during my 12 years of consulting to small business is that some business owners have com-pletely lost sight of why they decided to go into business in the first place!Ten key ways to communicate more effectively I recently ran a company conference for one of the oldest [...]

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