Green Funding Grants Now Open For Applications
As part of its International Climate Champions programme, the British Council in Australia is offering five (5) project grants of AU$10,000 each for visionary Australians who will make a real difference in the area of climate change. Each grant... read more
How do you manage business resources?
Managing resources is hard for many businesses, especially for small business. How do you manage business resources? e.g. What tools do you employ, Is there software you’d recommend? What do you outsource etc? I’m currently compiling the next issue... read more
Business Mentor gives business owner know how to run a business
On 23 August the Sun Herald newspaper featured Julia Nekich of The Ideas Suite who participated in the HerBusiness MentorNet mentoring program. The story, titled, Your Guide to Greatness, explored the role a mentor can play in the growth and... read more
What/which technology(ies) do you implement to leverage your business activities, efforts and results?
We asked our community this question for the current issue of our Women in Business eNewsletter. A compilation of these answers was published for our community of women across Australia to learn from. Click here to read our current... read more
Global Summit of Women Review – Join us next year in Beijing
Last year I attended the Global Summit of Women in Vietnam. This year’s conference was in Chile just a couple of weeks ago. The Australian Businesswomen’s Network has been a partner of the summit for many years and today... read more
Recession Proof Your Life – A new book shows you how
Recession Proof Your Life is a new book by Lynelle Johnson. I was invited to (and accepted the invitation to) contribute to the chapter called “Preparing Your Business for Tough Times” in which I recount the experience of doing... read more
What do you most want to know about Twitter?
How will Twitter help my business? How do I get started with Twitter? The world is a-flutter with news of microblogging site Twitter. The early adopters are wondering what all the fuss is about (and possibly that everyone would... read more
What makes your business perform at its best?
Many of us have been lucky enough (or have had enough experience) to know that the implementation of a process of system that makes some part of our business turn-key, saves time, money and resources. Sometimes it’s the ‘boring... read more
How to use webinars to increase sales and grow your business
I hosted my first webinar in late 2006. So, in some ways you could say that (at least for Australia) I’m a bit of a veteran when it comes to using web-based conferencing to deliver education and information. The... read more
What would make your website more effective?
In the May edition of our Women in Business eNewsletter we asked members what the biggest frustrations were about website effectiveness. In a short survey participants said: 25% – Traffic and getting enough targeted visitors 37.5% – Conversion 0%... read more
I used to be terrified of selling
When I started my first business I knew nothing about sales. In fact I was so terrified at the idea of selling something that I would avoid answering the phone in case someone rang wanting me to convince them... read more
Creative Business Veterans Still Passionate after 20 Years
Twenty years after launching successful designer stationery name that bares the founders names, Corban & Blair owner Gillian Corban is still passionate about the stylish niche products that pioneered an industry. And, as a big fan of the products,... read more