Kirstie Clements was on @TheView today talking about the need to change the ‘look’ that we see in fashion & her book The Vogue Factor. This is SUCH AN IMPORTANT ISSUE!! Why has the fashion world picked this totally unrealistic shape as the ideal one? Why are sample sizes made in such small sizes?? Isn’t..
I have posted Part 2 of the extended version of my article on Social Media for Hair Salons that appears in Culture Magazine April 2013. Part 1 of the longer version of the article, can be read here & Part 2 can be read here. Click here to read the article in the magazine.
Congrats to Lisa Messenger & her team! They have just released the 1st issue of Messenger Collective. I’m really enjoying reading it!! It’s like: a great mag + social media news & stream + chat with a friend!! xx I have been snapping shots of it around town!! Flick through the images on the slider..
A brand shouldn’t be afraid to say sorry lnkd.in/yUhn-J from @1000heads lnkd.in/cPtVzs ************ Last night I had the pleasure of meeting @quickness, Dario Meli, one of the founders of Hootsuite & Invoke & Joanna Riquett who have created the very cool, clever Quietly. Read more here: http://bit.ly/Um9rqf ************ Going to City Talks & UTSpotlight w..
RT @petecripps: Is it time for Brands to take Google+ seriously? (There’s No Avoiding Google+) http://ow.ly/gzAmX > One of the things I will focus more on this year myself! ******* A must-read for business owners: Top Facebook Mistakes Made By SMEs, from an informed expert David Olsen: http://thesocialdisruption.net/2012/11/top-facebook-mistakes-made-by-smes/ ******** 13 little mistakes that will sabotage..
[flagallery gid=25 name=Gallery] I had the pleasure ofattending the Ruby Connection Luncheon on Monday 3 December 2012, at the wonderful Aria Restaurant with guest speaker Edwina McCann, editor-in-chief Vogue Australia. It was a foggy, misty, rainy day but all was forgotten as Larke Riemer, Head of Womens Markets Westpac, introduced Matt Moran and our..
An interview about my view on customer service: click here to read.
Valerie Khoo and I discussed the delayed effects of the GFC on retailers. This is a topic that I am passionate about and it was a great opportunity to raise awareness and offer a few suggestions to increase sales. Valerie’s piece appeared in today’s Sydney Morning Herald. An excerpt: “Magnolia Solutions’s retail strategist Nancy Georges..
I was chuffed to be invited to be this week’s Connected Woman Profile of the Week. Connected Women is a great site loaded with information that will help anyone in business. Click here to view the site, remember to sign up for their newsletter and check out their publications. Lorna Brett, Associate Editor at Connected..
My Facebook Tip of the Day has prompted me to write this post. If you are on facebook, please go over and ‘LIKE’ the page so that the Tips appear in your stream. Australian magazine Shop Til You Drop May 2011 issue is a first; Everything in the issue is available online! This is a..
The lack of awareness of the benefits of a website are an indication that at least 50% of Australian businesses are run by people who are uninformed and out of date.
The convenience of a website in operation 24 -7 and the benefits such as being a business’ ‘secret sales person’ are only the start of the benefits a website brings to a business. Their main purpose, in my mind, is to meet the changing consumer expectations and behaviour. They EXPECT the businesses they deal with the have a GREAT website and if they find that this is not the case, the go to Old-Man Google and find one that does.