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Upcoming Events

Sydney Entrepreneurs' Roundtables

Entrepreneurs' Roundtable - Sydney (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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From Pitch to Purchase

From Pitch to Purchase

No matter how long you’ve been in business, sales is the lifeblood of your business. But, what does it take to have customers part with their money? The new Pitch to Purchase webinar takes you through frameworks and tools that will help you in introducing your business (the pitch) through to getting people to part [...]

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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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How to Start a Podcast

How to Start a Podcast

Podcasting is a powerful way to get your business message heard and to reach an international (and local) audience. While it’s not as easy to do as, say, writing a social media post, it’s also not brain surgery! Podcasting gives your small business the opportunity to have a captive audience on a regular basis and [...]

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Latest Articles

Take control with Evernote

When you’re in start up mode and have a million things to work on and out, it’s easy to be overwhelmed. It helps to maintain a clear focus. I know this is easy advice to give and harder to remember when you have a million thoughts circling in your head. Use Evernote to stay on [...]

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Planning a webinar? Consider motivations, format and timing.

Planning a webinar? Consider motivations, format and timing.

A good webinar is one that has been well thought through and planned. A good plan starts when you narrow down and focus the message and desired outcomes of the webinar, schedule with enough time to market effectively and choose the format (and time) that best suits your target audience. “Creating a successful webinar goes [...]

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How to get your newsletter opened

How to get your newsletter opened

Newsletters are an important form of communication between a customer and a company. But, when your customers’ inboxes are filled with hundreds of emails every day, how do you make sure your newsletter stands apart and doesn’t go straight to the trash can? Belinda Weaver, founder of Copywrite Matters, spoke recently with the Australian Businesswoman’s [...]

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Why webinars are a great addition to your content marketing strategy

Webinars are still quite new in the Australian business marketing landscape and so are a great way for YOU to differentiate you business from its competitors. Webinars provide the opportunity to grow relationships between your company and your customers; allowing you to reach out to new potential clients whilst also enforcing your position as an [...]

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Susan Vincent

Neurological Rehabilitation Group

I'm a doing sort of person. Maybe that's why it took me 15 years (!) of working in my business before I started to work on it - and now I think of myself as a business person rather than a physiotherapist.

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Latest herBusiness Blog Posts

The Lifeblood of Your Business: 6 Ways to Improve Your Cashflow

Nerida Gill

Cashflow is often compared to heath; in fact, many experts see cashflow as a key indicator of the overall health of a business. I like to think of cashflow in terms of the circulatory system. In a healthy person, the heart and blood vessels effortlessly pump blood around the body. Sure, it’s slower when we’re [...]

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Your Biggest Sales Mistake Exposed!

Frances Pratt

The biggest sales mistake I see is that people assume that they know things; about the customer; about their product; about what someone else is thinking. Stop it! Don’t assume. If it sounds like I have my hand on my hip and am waggling my finger at you – it’s because I am. Read on [...]

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Aaaaaaargh! I Need Help but Can I Afford to Hire My First Employee?

Natasha Hawker

Orders are starting to pick up and your clients are as excited about your business as you are. You are running hard but there are only 24 hours in a day. You are starting to see some errors creeping in and you are concerned that if you muck up another order, your business will quickly [...]

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Social Media Ideas

Women Recognise Technology’s Important Role in their Small Business

The Australian Businesswomen's Network

Have you ever purchased software that you don’t need? Signed up to a social networking site and not known how to use it effectively? Technology can increase productivity and convenience, but it can also be a costly investment. Given that technology is playing an increasingly powerful role in the day-to-day running of small businesses, it [...]

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ABN Member Spotlight

Member Dominique Antarakis in the News

Australian Businesswomen's Network member Dominique Antarakis, owner of The Copy Collective was featured in the Sydney Morning Herald on 12 July in an article titled, Mentors bring a fresh set of eyes for SMEs. Dominique was a mentoree in the ABN's MentorNet program back in 2008. She discusses the value of a business mentor in the article, [...]

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Small Business Tips

Photography as a Powerful Tool for Business

Welcome to the herBusiness program, where we interview inspiring businesswomen and entrepreneurs. In this episode, we interview Penelope Beveridge, a multi-award winning pro-photographer (and ABN member) whose images have appeared in magazines like Vogue Living and Entertainment. In this herBusiness podcast, Penelope shares: what drives her as an artist the importance of professional photography for [...]

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