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Upcoming Events

Melbourne Entrepreneurs' Roundtables

Entrepreneurs’ Roundtable – Melbourne (Afternoon)

The future direction of your business has been on our mind… As a business owner it’s important to 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, […]

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Sydney Entrepreneurs' Roundtables

Entrepreneurs’ Roundtable – Sydney (Afternoon)

SOLD OUT! This Entrepreneur’ Roundtable session is now sold out. Additional date to be announced soon! The future direction of your business has been on our mind… As a business owner it’s important to seek advice from those who know what they’re talking about – your peers and other business professionals. The Entrepreneurs’ Roundtable focus […]

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How I Got Started

How I Got Started 2015

Life as a startup can be a roller-coaster ride. But, you don’t have to ride it alone. Thousands of Australians start businesses every day, for many different reasons. But, starting is just a small part of the journey. What does it take to make a great business? What challenges will you need to overcome and […]

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Sydney Entrepreneurs' Roundtables

Entrepreneurs’ Roundtable – Sydney (Morning)

SOLD OUT! This Entrepreneur’ Roundtable session is now sold out. Additional date to be announced soon! The future direction of your business has been on our mind… As a business owner it’s important to seek advice from those who know what they’re talking about – your peers and other business professionals. The Entrepreneurs’ Roundtable focus […]

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Latest Articles

Entrepreneur finds success in learning from others

Entrepreneur finds success in learning from others

Starting a business is one thing but “making it” in the business world is another. Here at the Australian Businesswomen’s Network, we know it can be a challenge to get your startup on its feet and to meet your business goals. Many of the inductees into our Businesswomen’s Hall of Fame have experienced these same […]

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Confidence isn’t just about a firm handshake

Confidence isn’t just about a firm handshake

Every year, here at the Australia Businesswomen’s Network, through our Businesswomen’s Hall of Fame,  we honour inspirational female entrepreneurs who excel in their field. This year, we’ve found a habit that stands out among these business leaders. That is the Confidence Habit. But what is the Confidence Habit? Confidence is not (despite what those 80s […]

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Why selling before you create can be a recipe for disaster

The more clients I speak to, the more stories I hear about business coaches advising their clients to sell a course or program before they have created it. The idea behind the advice is that you can gauge whether there’s enough interest in the course so you know whether to invest the time into creating […]

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A striking discovery about women in business

A striking discovery about women in business

For the past 17 years, the Australian Businesswomen’s Network has been recognising the achievements of women who are leaders in their field through the Businesswomen’s Hall of Fame. This year was no different. Eighteen inspirational and successful female entrepreneurs were honoured for their hard work in the business world. Every year we ask the women […]

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Member of the Week

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Sandra Sdraulig AM

Through the Roof: Executive Coaching Women

Sandra Sdraulig AM is an Executive Coach who runs Through the Roof: Executive Coaching Women. She is a qualified lawyer with more than 20 years experience as an executive in the commercial and cultural sectors of the Australian film, TV and digital media industry where she developed a reputation for innovation, leadership and delivering exceptional results within complex, diverse and ever-changing companies. In 2012 Sandra was awarded an Order of Australia (AM) for her leadership and contribution. Sandra has occupied board positions throughout her career and is currently Chair of the Adelaide Film Festival, Chair of the Festival of Ideas and Committee Member of the Natalie Miller Fellowship.

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Latest herBusiness Blog Posts

Does Your Email Marketing Hold On Too Tight? Let People Unsubscribe!

Belinda Weaver

If you’ve been online for even a short length of time, you’ll know that when you fill out your details for a newsletter, blog or competition, you are opening your inbox to email promotions. Sometimes you’re genuinely interested and sometimes, you just want that free ebook. Sometimes, for whatever reason, you stop wanting to receive those […]

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5 Reasons Why Just Enough is Not Enough for Marketing Campaigns

Nicki Walsh

You’ve just had a brilliant idea for a marketing campaign and you can’t wait to get cracking. But before you rush into it … STOP! Have you established whether your campaign will achieve the desired result? If you haven’t thought through the whole marketing funnel end to end and done the requisite research and testing, your ‘marketing’ may end up being little more than an expensive tax write-off.

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How Gaps in Your Marketing Could Be Costing You Business

Cas McCullough

Every time one of the following types of emails lands in my inbox, my heart sinks a little. The email usually reads something like this: “Can you please help me with website and social media copy? I spend lots of time on social media but get no sales. What am I doing wrong?” The business person sending the […]

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Social Media Ideas

Debunking Common Social Media Myths

Click to download this episode.   Social media has grown up. No longer the domain of playful conversations about everyday life, it’s now where real business is accomplished daily. In this Social Media for Small Business podcast, respected thought leader and pioneer in social executive leadership, Dionne Kasian-Lew, debunks the common social media myths that […]

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ABN Member Spotlight

Australian Businesswomen’s Network Member Linda Fairbairn Featured as Top Aussie Travel Blogger for 2013 by HotelsCombined

Australian Businesswomen’s Network Member Linda Fairbairn Featured as Top Aussie Travel Blogger for 2013 by HotelsCombined

On 3 April 2013, HotelsCombined, the travel industry experts, named Australian Businesswomen’s Network member, Linda Fairbairn, as one of the top 10 Australian travel bloggers for 2013. HotelsCombined handpicked a selection of “the most inspiring, practical, and amusing travel anecdotes”, mentioning that Linda has interestingly attended garden parties at Buckingham Palace with the Queen and […]

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Small Business Tips

How to Turn Your Business Into A Profitable One

Diane Fraenkel

The Australian Bureau of Statistics tells us that only 20% of businesses will still be running successfully after five years of operation. Furthermore, of that 20%, more than 80% will close down or disappear over the subsequent five years. These statistics show just how challenging running a small business can be. Why do some businesses […]

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