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Where Can Clients Find You? Your Network Is Your Net Worth

March 17, 2014 | Pix Jonasson

Want to be an in demand public speaker? Use these tips to network your way to success.

What you may not know is how networking, basically good public relations, can truly help YOUR business - no matter your size or experience. Remember, it’s not what you know…or who you know…but who knows you! Networking can be, and should be, done anywhere. Locally, regionally, nationally, internationally! So here are some tips about networking to […]



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 […]



Important Rules For Speakers and Presenters

October 30, 2013 | Pix Jonasson

Precious speakers don't get asked back. Use these tips to keep your guest speaking jobs rolling in.

Speaking is an international business, but there are certain tricks of the speaking trade and some definite “Do’s and Don’ts”. As you enhance your global speaking repertoire, you will develop your own style. This is about YOU and what you need to know so that your presentation has maximum impact with your audience. DO:  Be […]



Unsubscriptions: A Personal Issue or Not?

October 2, 2013 | Sue Lester

What can you learn about your business from your unsubscriptions?

You madly tap away, sweat dripping onto your keyboard, brow furrowed in concentration. You hit ‘send’ and your newsletter/blog post goes off to your database. Whew! Then an unsubscribe notice or two pop into your Inbox. How do you react? What you feel, think and do next can impact enormously on your business. Do you […]



What Does Your Facebook Profile and Cover Photo Say About You?

June 22, 2013 | Natalie Alaimo

Your profile and photo are one of the most important aspects of creating a splash on Facebook.

They say that a picture speaks a thousand words.  So I ask you: What does your Facebook Profile and Cover Photo say about you? Remember a few years ago when the banks decided to provide you with the direct contact numbers for your branch and contact details of people who can help you instead of […]



Is Facebook Marketing Right For You?

June 17, 2013 | Natalie Alaimo

Before you decide on using Facebook make sure it is the right social media platform for you and your business.

I’m sure you have heard from hundreds of people that you should be marketing your business on Facebook. And why not? Not only is it the world’s largest social networking platform but with almost 12 million Australians on Facebook, over half the population of Australia is using it! Before you jump on the Facebook bandwagon […]



Keep Them Keen

June 13, 2013 | Ruth Thirtle

Keeping customers keen is simple. Value add to their lives and business.

I am really not sure who came up with the idea of “treat ‘em mean to keep them keen” and I would wonder where this ever applies – and it certainly doesn’t apply in your business. In order to keep people keen on having a relationship with you and your business you need to treat […]



Are They Really a Long Lost Opportunity?

May 16, 2013 | Ruth Thirtle

You don't have to meet every day to have a great relationship for business

Have you ever heard from a friend that you have not spoken to in ages and been really pleased to hear their voice? To catch up and hear all of their news? I was speaking to a friend of mine in the UK recently. We were at school together and have therefore been friends for […]



5 Reasons Why Women Are Natural Networkers

May 10, 2013 | Robyn Henderson

The concept of networking feels very natural for most women.

Whenever I am asked the question, do men make better networkers than women? – I always highlight the differences in communication styles. I don’t believe one gender is better than the other at networking. However, many women incorrectly doubt their networking ability. So let’s explode a few myths.  Here are 5 things that contribute to […]



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 […]