Australian Businesswomen's Network

Australian Businesswomen's Network
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  • Summer School
  • UnSelling
  • Boost Your Business Skills - Online Courses
  • 2014 Businesswomen's Hall of Fame - Maggie Beer
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Making It

How to find your ideal mentor, grow your business and get focused

Learn how you can follow the lead of people like Sir Richard Branson, Oprah Winfrey and 160 of Australia's top business women, by finding a mentor to help you grow your business, get focused and achieve your vision. During the training you will learn: What to look for in a mentor How to find the [...]

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Brisbane Entrepreneurs' Roundtables

Entrepreneurs' Roundtable - Brisbane

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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Video Marketing Essentials

Video Marketing Essentials

Are you thinking about adding videos to your social media mix? Online video viewing is at an all-time high and presents a great opportunity for you small business. Join us on 24 March when we take a look at how to add video marketing to your social media marketing. We’ll look at: Easy ways to [...]

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UnSelling

UnSelling

From the top-selling authors of UnMarketing, a new book turns traditional wisdom on its head. Looking beyond a narrow sales funnel, and seeing what really influences purchase and repurchase decisions today. Today, one negative review can outweigh a thousand social media followers if it isn’t handled correctly. Join us on 26 February when Alison Kramer, [...]

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Latest Articles

Who should you turn to when you are in business?

Running a small to medium sized business can be very lonely. As they say, “it’s lonely at the top”. Knowing who to turn to can often be a huge challenge. Often our life partner/husband/wife doesn’t understand business well. We can hardly ask our staff “how do I get you to do your job better?” or [...]

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Better by design - tips for more eye-catching webinars

Better by design - tips for more eye-catching webinars

"Presentation is an essential element when creating a great webinar." Ken Burgin, the creator of hospitality resource website profitablehospitality.com, recently spoke to the Australian Businesswomen’s Network about the importance of presentation in webinars and how to get the basics right. Your audience is constantly interpreting visual messages and responding to your design choices. In fact, [...]

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Twitter Tips from a Newbie

I joined Twitter a while ago but I must confess that it didn’t grab me. If I’m really honest I’d say that it left me quite confused. I didn’t understand how it worked and those short 140 character messages just weren’t my cup of tea. I let my account sit dormant for a while. That [...]

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Google+ Circles and Communities explained

Google+ Circles and Communities explained

“Circles are one of the ways to connect with people on Google+ and they are one of the hardest things to get used to on this platform. But once you understand how it works, it’s actually a fantastic system.” Google+ is Google’s social media platform and is the second largest social media network. Attendees of [...]

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Member of the Week

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Wendy Coombes

Brite Kite Marketing

I offer online marketing strategies that attract your ideal customers, right at the time they are searching for the services that your firm provides. I help you establish trusted advisor status and teach you strategies that will take your marketing message to a much wider and finely targeted audience than is attainable through traditional referrer networks. By engaging your prospects with information and offers that are relevant to where they are in their buying journey, we actively nurture prospects through their decision making process, keeping your brand firmly on their radar, until they are ready to purchase from you. The proven inbound marketing method that I've adopted is used by more than 10,000 businesses worldwide and delivers qualified leads that actually want to hear from you without ever needing to make a cold call.

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Latest herBusiness Blog Posts

Essential Steps to Avoid the Impact of a Business Failure

Popular Vietnamese tuckshop business, MissChu, was placed into voluntary administration last month. The founder and creative director of MissChu, Nahji Chu, also known as The Queen of Rice Paper Rolls, started MissChu as a catering business in 2007 which expanded into retail tuckshops in Sydney, Melbourne and London, employing about 190 people across its retail [...]

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Government plans to reinvigorate employee share schemes

Victoria Taylor

Would paying your staff in equity, rather than a salary, during your start-up phase help you meet your business goals? Would providing staff a mix of salary and equity allow you to hire more employees during start-up phase? Employee Share Schemes are popular among start-ups, as they allow employees to acquire shares in the company, [...]

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The Sum of Your Parts is Awesome

Alycia Edgar

It's a new year and you've been reviewing what you’re doing with your life, your business. Sometimes these reviews reveal you're on track, sometimes not. And sometimes they reveal what appears to be a glaring hole in what you are capable of. Yes, I'm talking about when you assume the qualifications you have just don't [...]

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Social Media Ideas

A Strategic Approach to Social Media

Click here to download this episode.   Troy Dean of Tonto Digital tells us the first thing you must do before wasting time on social media.   Listen to this Social Media for Small Business interview with Troy Dean to learn: The role that engagement should play in your social media How he manages his [...]

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ABN Member Spotlight

Australian Businesswomen’s Network Members Featured in The Australian Newspaper

Australian Businesswomen’s Network Members Featured in The Australian Newspaper

The Australian Businesswomen’s Network (ABN) members Kristy-Lee Johnston, Dominique Antarakis and Liz Parker have been honourably featured in “Women brave the fiscal odds”, by The Australian’s Jo Studdert on 18 March 2013. The three successful businesswomen (who work near and/or from home) and Jo Studdert discussed what makes a good businesswoman: survival in the world [...]

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Small Business Tips

Home Sweet Office

Megan Wahr

Whenever I think of home-based business I always remember that famous line, "there is nothing like the smell of napalm in the morning" from the film Apocalypse Now. Well, having owned a small business for over 10 years, with much of that time experienced operating from a home based office, I can assure you that [...]

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