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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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BOOKED for Lunch - Hooked

Hooked

Why do some products capture widespread attention while others flop? What makes us engage with certain products out of sheer habit? Is there a pattern underlying how technologies hook us? In his book HOOKED, Nir Eyal answers these questions (and many more) by explaining the Hook Model – a four-step process embedded into the products [...]

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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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How to Get More Referrals, Testimonials and Customer Reviews

How to Get More Referrals, Testimonials and Customer Reviews

Customer referrals, testimonials and reviews are a powerful way to market your business by word-of-mouth. Many small businesses lack a system for gathering good news from customers longingly and leveraging customer stories to produce future sales and goodwill. Join us on 28 April to learn powerful ways to get more referrals, testimonials and customer reviews. [...]

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Latest Articles

3 things I wish I'd known before starting an online business

3 things I wish I'd known before starting an online business

Life is full of extraordinary moments. For some women one of those moments will be deciding to start their own business. From the outside, it looks pretty glossy. Work for yourself, set your own hours. There are so many success stories out there! After 3 years running my small business ‘on the side’ I can [...]

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The Greatness Principle. Have more confidence, support, balance and results.

Click to download the interview In this herBusiness Podcast interview with the Australian Businesswomen’s Network, Jen Harwood, author of The Greatness Principle, shares how to have more confidence, support, balance and results. Jen Harwood is a tough cookie with a lot of experience in business and she knows how to get things done. She believes [...]

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Make better decisions about things that matter. The Power of Conscious Choice.

Click to download the interview In this herBusiness Podcast interview with the Australian Businesswomen’s Network, Angela shares her tips and insight on how to start making decisions in perfect focus. Angela says we often try to make our decisions in perfect balance with each other when what we need to do is shift our thinking [...]

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Top 20 LinkedIn techniques for businesswomen (Part 2)

Top 20 LinkedIn techniques for businesswomen (Part 2)

In this article  LinkedIn specialist Sue Ellson provides 10 more LinkedIn Techniques for Businesswomen. 11. Observe what your contemporaries are doing on LinkedIn One thing I like to do is 'reverse-stalk' - to see who has looked at my profile. If it is a current client, I am really happy because I know that they are doing their [...]

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Member of the Week

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Shahrzad Pullar

Quincy

In 2013 I took a break from a career spanning 10 years in banking and consulting to embark on a new direction in my life. From a young age I had always wanted to own and run my own business and felt I would always end up doing that. I loved my career in banking and knew if I didn’t make a change soon, I would quite easily be there for many years to come. I decided to take on a new challenge by taking over Quincy a luxury shoes and bag boutique in Woollahra, Sydney. Quincy showcases collections from local and international renowned designers such as Manolo Blahnik, Repetto and Pedro Garcia. A new direction, industry and life change to retail and fashion has certainly given me enough challenges to keep me busy and constantly learning. I am very passionate about meeting and supporting other like minded business owners and sharing information to continuously improve and help each other grow.

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Latest herBusiness Blog Posts

3 Examples of Fixed Cost Errors Made By Rookies

Amanda MacLean

More lessons from the demise of Miss Chu Popular Vietnamese tuckshop business, MissChu, was placed into voluntary administration late in 2014. KordaMentha Restructuring, the appointed administrator, is reported to have attributed the distress, in part, to the lack of controls over fixed costs in the business. What lessons can we draw for our own small [...]

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Get Rid of Your Bookkeeping Headaches Once and For All

Amanda Fisher

Too many businesses owners spend hours every week doing the bookkeeping, often in the evenings or weekends taking precious time away from their loved ones.  Hand in hand with this is often poor cashflow and stress about how they will pay the rent, wages and bills. The great news is that it doesn’t have to [...]

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We ALL Have the Potential to be a Leader

Alison Vidotto

For many of us, when we think of leadership it’s the mega successful corporate boss, billionaire or guru who comes to mind. But leadership doesn’t work that way, it’s alive and well in all walks of life. The biggest thing I have learned about leadership is that it has nothing to do with the industry [...]

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Social Media Ideas

Tout - The Social Media Tool that Helps You Capture Community Sentiment

Tout - The Social Media Tool that Helps You Capture Community Sentiment

SXSW 2013 Trade Show - Suzi Dafnis talks to Gardner Loulan from Tout Capturing video is now easy with Tout, an application that lets you capture 15 seconds of video and share it through social networks. Suzi Dafnis visits the SXSW 2013 Interactive exhibitors hall to speak with Tout co-founder, Gardner Loulan. In this special [...]

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ABN Member Spotlight

Vivienne Kane of ExcitePrint announced as 2014 Member of the Year

Vivienne Kane of ExcitePrint announced as 2014 Member of the Year

The Australian Businesswomen's Network today announced member Vivienne Kane of ExcitePrint as the 2014 Member of the Year Vivienne has been an active member since joining the Australian Businesswomen's Network and has made the most of her membership over the last 12 months, pursuing opportunities available to members and also sharing her knowledge and and expertise with other [...]

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Small Business Tips

Video in the Social Media Mix

Click here to download this episode. With YouTube often cited as the second most searched platform after Google, video is playing an increasingly important role in online and social media marketing.   Listen to this Social Media for Small Business interview with Llew Jury to learn: How you can use video as part of your [...]

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