The Best of Business

By Suzi Dafnis

12 January 2010 | 1 Comment

I hope you're ready for a great year in business. This year the Australian Businesswomen's Network programs, publications and webinars are designed to help you, in a structured way, create, plan, implement and work towards real business results.

Each month our themed events and newsletters will build, step-by-step, adding to your knowledge, reach and exposure to good education, inspiration and information.

But, YOU are going to have to put in the time to read, study, collaborate, question, participate in our discussions and training programs.


Here's just some of what our 2010 programs will give you the opportunity to do:

  • Clarify your business vision, mission and plan
  • Determine who your customers are and how to find them
  • Put in place your big milestones for the year
  • Determine the cost of doing business and look at forecasting profits
  • Uncover steps to marketing your products and services and yourself
  • Find the measures that make a difference to your ultimate success
  • Look at what team (virtual or not) that you need to help you create success
  • Implement actions that will get you results
  • Improve your productivity so that you focus your time on what matters most
  • Increase your business knowledge, borrowing ideas from industry experts
  • Master online communication and leverage the internet
  • Innovate and improve what you offer and how you do business
  • Formalise and systemise processes for efficiency
  • Promote your business and spread your message
  • Capitalise on new media and technology

Get Started HERE

1. If you're not yet a member of the Australian Businesswomen's Network then join today. Choose from StartUp Membership or Growth Membership.
2. Decide what you'll start, stop and continue doing to grow your business with this free resource, available for download. (If growing your business and your contacts is on your list of things to start - then see point 1. Membership is where the rewards are!)
3. Register now for the upcoming business webinars. February's webinars get you started with the BIG PICTURE, Planning and Strategy
4. Join our social networks. If you haven't connected with us on Twitter, Facebook or LinkedIn, you're missing opportunities to network. Join our online family today.

I look forward to our conversations this year and in getting to know you and your business better.

Click here to read our January issue of the Women in Business eNewsletter - Best of Business Articles, Podcasts, Webinars.

My best wishes,

Suzi Dafnis - Community Director

Women in Business eNewsletter - Best of Business Articles, Podcasts, Webinars

Women in Business eNewsletter - Best of Business Articles, Podcasts, Webinars

Suzi Dafnis, Australian Businesswomen's Network


Suzi Dafnis, Australian Businesswomen's Network

Suzi Dafnis

Suzi Dafnis is the Australian Businesswomen's Network's Community Director and Chairperson of the Advisory Board. Suzi has been involved with the network since 1995. In 1998, she took over the network from its founder and has since managed and grown the network. She remains its media spokesperson...

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