Hands up who loves numbers? I’m a reformed number aversionist. Spending money was one of my favourite past times. I was known as a shopaholic. I would avoid knowing how much I had spent and live from payday to payday. Continue Reading →
Entering the NSW Business Chamber Awards in 2017 was a wonderful opportunity to reflect on the achievements of the previous 2 years. After hitting submit I immediately felt a wave of positivity. I realised how much I had achieved and how rarely I celebrated this. I am incredibly humble and thankful to have won the 2017 Macarthur Region Business Awards for Excellence in Small Business.
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Steve Jobs is right, ‘You cannot not connect the dots looking forward, you can only connect them looking back.’ Little did I know how much I would discover from attending StartCon 2017.
Social media management is about achieving your business goals.
I started working with Serena Dot Ryan in June 2017. As the first employee, it took 4 months for the hiring process. It’s fantastic that I’m sitting here, but that’s not what makes me valuable. It’s my ability to network, learn fast and contribute to the success of our business goals. Just like your social media presence.Continue Reading →
Networking is important for business. This is something I learnt early on in my career. As a business owner since 2014 I’ve become acutely aware of it. However, as someone who is naturally shy, networking is not a skill that comes naturally.
Welcome to 2017. So you’ve set your new year’s resolutions, that’s great. So the next big question is are you set for success?
Business. The art of creating one and making it successful can be a tricky mix.
I’m often asked how do you do it? My specialisation is online presence. The common mistake here is that I must only be online to be successful. The reality couldn’t be further from the truth.
Are you making the most of what you have? The fact is to do well in business we need for people to know what we do. The practice of letting people know what we do is called marketing. We live in an age where Social Media platforms like Facebook, Twitter, Instagram and LinkedIn are available for free. This means the cost of accessibility to marketing is $0 (Woohoo!). Businesses now have incredible opportunities to harness the power of DIY digital marketing.
On the 16th October 2015 it was my 1st Birthday of being a Small Business Owner. This also puts me in the categories of being a start up, entrepreneur and mumpreneur. Being a business owner is hard, there’s no doubt about it. However, I’d also say it is one of the most rewarding things I have ever done.
How often do you reflect on your business? Every month I evaluate how my business goals are tracking. It’s good to look at the highs and lows of business. I find it is a great opportunity to celebrate wins and gather learnings on how I can do better. This process keeps me focused, more productive, with the end goal of being more successful.