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  • Mothers who run their own businesses account for 16% of the Australian small business sector.
  • Half of all female small business owners with children are solo operators and 81% of them work from home.
  • According to recent ABS data, there are now more women than men running businesses in the 33-45 year old age bracket.
  • Women own almost half of all home-based businesses and one-third of businesses operating from other locations.
  • Women setting up business from home is the fastest growing sector of the Australian economy.
  • Women make or influence 80% of all purchasing decisions.
  • 94% of all Australian businesses have an annual turnover of less than $2 million.
  • Women owned businesses have less external debt, are more profitable and profitable much earlier than those owned by men.

 

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Marika Martinez | Director | Women's Own Adventure

Tell us about your business:

WNA Featured Member - Marika MartinezWomen's Own Adventure is a licensed Travel Agent, specialising in group soft adventure holidays for women. Inspire your adventurous spirit! come and join us on a holiday with a difference.

Find out more about my business.

What's been your most outstanding business achievement?

Building my business and brand from scratch. This process started in 2006 from an idea that was a little out of the box. My business has been growing from strength to strength and evolving ever since while taking me on an exciting journey.

I love my repeat clients, who I have also seen evolve with each journey.

What are your top 3 networking tips?

  • Be generous with your time.
  • Try to assist others where you can.
  • Follow up on any contacts you have made.

What's been your most successful marketing strategy?

Internet Marketing has been very successful, however I must say that referrals and repeat clients have proved to be the most successful so far.

What can't you live without?

My freedom.

What value and benefit have you or your business gained by being a WNA Member?

I have had the opportunity of meeting some wonderful and inspiring women.

Member 2 Member Offer

I am delighted to offer all WNA members a $100 discount off any of our scheduled overseas adventure trips. Come and be inspired...I know you will love it!

Contact: 

Contact Marika by emailing E: marika@womensownadventure.com.au or call her on T: 1300 883 475. 

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