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How To Ensure Your Speaking Business Survives During Tough Times

June 16, 2014 | Pix Jonasson

Ring your insurance broker TODAY and make sure that your business insurance policy does include Tax Audit protection.

You may be new in the speaking business or a well established whichever, however or whatever, you’ve got to know how to keep your business alive during economic recessions.  Anytime the cash flow in a business, large or small, starts to tighten up, the money management of that business has to be run as a […]



Have You Seen These New Features on LinkedIn?

May 9, 2014 | Robyn Henderson

Don't discount the value of using LinkedIn as an effective networking tool for your business.

LinkedIn’s mantra is do more, better. Not a bad mantra as they continually upgrade and change their systems. The latest change is one of the better ones, I believe. At least once a week you are probably receiving a summary of all the people who have changed jobs, are having a birthday or having a […]



How To Send a Recommendation or Testimonial on LinkedIn

February 6, 2014 | Robyn Henderson

LinkedIn has announced the highest ranking job titles. Some didn't even exist 5 years ago.

Have you ever sent a testimonial or recommendation on LinkedIn? Sending recommendations is a great way of acknowledging great suppliers in your network, showing appreciation and increasing your LinkedIn activity. So how do you do send a testimonial? 1. Identify the person you want to send a testimonial to. 2. Put their name in the […]



The Missing Link With LinkedIn

August 12, 2013 | Robyn Henderson

LinkedIn - What I know For Sure

One of the challenges many WNA members find with LinkedIn is ensuring that they convert business and get a return on the time invested. There are, however, a number of missing links with LinkedIn: 1. Many people miss the face-to-face interaction – they can see your profile, they can read all about you, your interests, your […]



Simple LinkedIn Systems to Create Business Opportunities

July 12, 2013 | Robyn Henderson

Linked in invitations

Spending time on LinkedIn is something that can be done 24/7 – meaning that it need not be done during office hours. Whenever you have time or stolen minutes from other activities, jump on to LinkedIn, update your profile and check out some of my suggestions. What I know for sure is that: Groups are a […]



What I Know For Sure About LinkedIn

June 20, 2013 | Robyn Henderson

LinkedIn - What I know For Sure

The Old LinkedIn versus the New LinkedIn When I first started using LinkedIn and went from zero to 2500+ connections in 12 months, LinkedIn had a number of different facilities than what they have now. These included: Polls, Question and Answer, events, the links with Twitter and Facebook, plus linking your blog with your profile […]



Aussies Have Quoted on the Best Companies for Customer Experience

June 19, 2013 | Danielle MacInnis

What are consumers expectations when it comes to their specific needs being met, value for money and great customer experience? A recent survey reveals all.

Nunwood is a consultancy that is known to do Customer Experience Excellence (CEE) research. They have just finished a survey of 5000 Australian consumers to uncover what specific needs count when creating value for money and a great customer experience in a study this year. Top Ten Brands Singapore Air, Air New Zealand RACQ (Royal […]



Has Richard Branson Got it Right For Home Based Businesses?

April 12, 2013 | Robyn Henderson

Having always worked from home himself Richard Branson supports the home based business model.

Recently the CEO of Yahoo – Marissa Mayer declared that her 27,000 employees were no longer allowed to work from home. A Twitter meltdown kicked in to voice  a variety of opinions on teleworkers. Even Richard Branson blogged his opinion – in stark contrast to Marissa Mayer’s. “Many employees who work from home are extremely diligent, get […]



Soapbox Optimism!

May 31, 2012 | Gai Hook

Soapbox Optimism!

Are you basing your business’ economic status on what the media says about your industry? If you are, think again, find out where you should be looking and why.



Female Employers Seeing Red (Tape)

November 16, 2010 | admin

Are you an employer? Hope you are ready for the extra burden and red tape that the Paid Parental scheme will impose on your business? Because unless there are some radical changes very soon the Government will expect you to become one of their Paid Parental Leave pay clerks?