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Finalist in the Telstra Smarter Business Ideas Top Blogger Awards 2013

Low cost marketing you can do to build your business

If you don’t have a big marketing budget and you need to attract more clients, here’s my top tips to low cost marketing activities you can do to get some momentum happening: MARKET TO CURRENT CLIENTS: Put together list of all your clients (if you... read more

Top Tips for Marketing in 2016

Having been in marketing for over 10 years and last year undertaking business mentoring with one of the best small business programs in Australia, I’ve learnt a thing or two about what works and what doesn’t. The most important thing I’ve learnt is... read more

Spring into Spring!

SPRING INTO SPRING! In the lead up to my holiday last month I found myself tired, run down and losing my ‘mojo’ – a common feeling with most business owners at some stage in the year or their work life. Working long hours on your business can take its toll.... read more

Keep it simple

SIMPLIFY: GET MORE DONE It’s the answer to your time-management problems. Instead of trying to figure out how to manage your schedule, try simplifying it. Do less. Say no to projects and meetings. Cut back on commitments. Have less on your schedule and you’ll... read more

Set up for success in 2015/16

I wanted to share with you my key learnings in business which I hope will help you have the best year ever. Start with your WHY – its easy to get caught up in what we need to do everyday and lose focus. I recommend you watch Simon Sinek’s TED Talk on how... read more

10 ways I’ll help you get results in 2015

Are you ready to make 2015 YOUR year? The year you dream bigger dreams, set bigger goals, take action in a bigger way, experience more joy, professional fulfillment and abundance? Do you need someone who is in your corner – to help you achieve everything you... read more

Is your business ready for the holiday season?

  Is the December/January period a busy or quiet time for your business? Do your stress levels rise just thinking about it? Either way, you need to make sure you are prepared for the next two months. The holiday period is a time where a lot of people are buying.... read more

Top 10 website mistakes small businesses make

As a small business, you understand that your website is a vital piece of your marketing and branding efforts right? You also understand that people come to your website for a specific reason and you need to ensure that you give them what they want. If you get your... read more

People don’t value what they don’t pay for

It may be a generalisation, yet in the majority of cases I’ve experienced first hand, people just don’t value what they don’t pay for. This is especially true for consultants, coaches and advisors who are: pricing a new product or service offering a... read more

Are you an ass?

You know the saying: “When you assume, you make an ass out of u and me.” So, are you an ass? Where in your business are you making assumptions about your customers?  An assumption is defined in the dictionary as ‘taking something for granted’. So why do we... read more

How to survive another year in business

The business environment we operate in is constantly changing. New technology, trends, legislation and ways of doing things can be overwhelming. As a small business owner you have to keep up or risk drowning. Of course we don’t want to see that happen! Here are... read more

The ultimate solution to your business challenges

Got some marketing questions and don’t know who to ask? Get the answers you need for YOUR specific business situation. Custom, expert advice to help you set up for a great year ahead. For a strictly limited time, if you book your 1 hour Inspiration Injection... read more

Why you need a niche

When thinking about your ideal client, it pays to look at niche marketing. There are many benefits of positioning yourself as a business specialist for just one market segment. Here are my top 5 reasons you need a niche: 1. You can command a premium When you... read more

Put your email signature to work

A well crafted marketing campaign consists of a number of activities that cohesively support each other. It’s important to realise that one or two things will not get you a great result. That’s where the planning comes in. Everything you do needs to be... read more

Why thinking differently will save your business

If you’re stuck in a rut, you only have to do one thing differently, today, to start changing your business. And that one action starts with thinking differently. After all, “We can’t solve problems by using the same kind of thinking we used when we... read more

Business Owners Guide to Websites

If you have a business, you need a website. Simple as that. Here’s why: People will look for you online Your competition has a website You need to future-proof your business Affordable marketing – great advertising You have access to millions worldwide Passive... read more

Put your website to work

As a business operating in this digital age, your website is one of your greatest business assets. So my question to you is this, is your website working for you and making you money? Here’s a few more: How many visitors are you getting each week? How many... read more

Future Proofing and what it means

Wikipedia defines future proofing as, the exclusive process of trying to anticipate future developments, so that action can be taken to minimize possible negative consequences, and to seize opportunities. I believe that to future proof your business you need to... read more

Why saying no is good for business

I’m giving a talk next week at a local networking group on the importance of having a strategy for your business. Among other reasons, its vital to be really clear on who you are, what you want to do and what you don’t want to do. Knowing this –... read more

Lets get digital!

I’ve written posts before about future-proofing your business and how important it is that you have a strong online presence for your business. Every day I come across business owners who are really struggling with this concept. They don’t know how to set it up, they... read more

Why you need a newsletter

I’ve come across many business owners who tell me they don’t need a newsletter. It takes too long to do, they don’t have time, it’s a waste of time, they don’t see any results. Or they tell me that they don’t read all the... read more

Are you doing everything?

Running a business means you have to wear a LOT of hats. When you first start out,  you’re so excited to be doing what you love, that you don’t fully grasp the enormity of what lays before you. At least that’s what I found when I started 5 years ago... read more

Top 10 tips to excel in business in 2014

“If you keep doing what you’ve always done, you’ll keep getting what you’ve always got.” Often the biggest thing standing in way of you reaching your goals is YOU. There, I’ve said it. The biggest challenge you face is yourself. Are... read more

What the ‘F’ are you?

I’ve been thinking about the type of business person I want to be in 2014. I’ve been reflecting on the past year and the mistakes I’ve made. Also celebrating what worked well. I’m looking at where I can improve and what I can build upon for... read more

Top 4 tips for a great 2014

I believe business can be easy. We have bought into the myth that business is difficult for far too long. To ensure you have the best possible year in business in 2014, here are my top 4 tips: 1. Set up a business plan  2. Work on your strategy  3. Set up a marketing... read more

Starting a new business? Read this first

Starting a business is very much like starting a new relationship. It’s heady, exciting, full of passion and hope for a bright future together. We sometimes rush in, not thinking through things clearly and get carried away with our feelings. Whilst it’s great to make... read more

Holistic Bliss Article Dec-Jan 2014

Excited to see my article on finding the magic in your business published in the December-January 2014 Holistic Bliss Magazine. The article is all about creating a business you love and how to design your business, your way. There is also a special offer available if... read more