Deborah Milligan Entrepreneurship Story of Covid-safe business

Inspirational People – Deborah Milligan

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Deborah runs Test and Tag It Service and Support. She provides testing and tagging of appliances and electrical equipment to help businesses stay WorkSafe compliant. As an older person, Deborah found there weren’t many job prospects available to her. She wanted a challenge, and decided to find a business which would be low risk, while…

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Business Branding blog post

Your Brand Your Business

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How you brand and position your business is as important as how you run it Branding is more than just pretty designs on your website, Instagram feed, or business cards. It’s about how your audience feels when they interact with your business, and it’s made up of 3 things — your business’s mission, goals and…

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Practical Guide to Facebook Ads

Facebook Ads Step by Step Guide for Beginners

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Are you interested in learning more about Facebook Ads and how they can help you build and grow your business? We have put together a comprehensive guide to Facebook ads to help you on your way. Don’t forget to take a look at our video below, which will walk you through the process of advertising…

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Melissa Gijsbergs Gippsland entrepreneurship

Inspirational People – Melissa Gijsbers

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Melissa is a published author and mentor to young writers. She runs the Junior Writers Club, where she supports Australian writers aged 8-18. Since COVID-19, Melissa has pivoted her weekly writing groups from face to face, to online. As a result, she has been able to support and encourage even more eager young writers!  Her…

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Goal set your way to success

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A dream without a plan is just a wish. Without a plan of action, your dreams can feel overwhelming or impossible to reach. If you want to see your business succeed – it’s time to set goals and milestones to help you get there!  We’re here to help you, so read on for our tips…

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Inspiring Gippsland Business Stories Christine Boucher

Inspiring People: Christine Boucher

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Christine is the managing director of Natural Health Balance, which transforms the health and wellbeing of organisations and their staff. With a Bachelor of Nursing, specialising in Intensive Care Nursing, a Masters in Business, and over 20 years’ experience in healthcare, her passion for her industry is evident.  We sat down with Christine to find…

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Inspiring Gippsland Business Stories Ryan Leslie Aerium

Inspiring People: Ryan Leslie

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Ryan Leslie is a Principal Consultant at Aerium, a Gippsland-based business consultancy that assists entrepreneurs and business managers to commercialise their ideas, build scalable brands, and increase their profitability. With over 20 years’ experience in business development and transformation, Ryan is passionate about helping entrepreneurs and business managers succeed. With a background in LEANSTACK continuous…

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ABC Pet Services Hannah Green

Inspiring People: Hannah Green

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After a diverse and broad career in The South Australian Housing Trust, IT, computer systems analysis & programming, and public advocacy in the mental health sector, Hannah decided to create a business of her own. With a passion for helping others, Hannah has created a business, ABC Pet Services, which cares for both the elderly…

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Communication that counts Work My Own Way Blog post

Communication that counts: How to ensure your customers are picking up what you’re putting down

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When it comes to communicating with your audience, it’s important to ensure that what you’re saying is clear, concise, and understandable. With so much noise in your customers newsfeeds today, it’s easy to get lost. So, you need to communicate in a way which will not only grab their attention, but convey your message effectively. …

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Happy Changemakers Robert Nagy Jodie Willmer

Inspirational People: Jodie Willmer and Robert Nagy

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Jodie and Robert run Happy Changemakers, a coaching practice formed to help business owners reduce overwhelm and burnout while building their dreams and doing good for the world. Having been in operation for over 7 years, and both coming from diverse and highly-skilled backgrounds, Jodie and Robert know a thing or two about navigating life…

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Xavier Manson Frankies Warragul Business Success

Inspiring people: Xavier Manson

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Xavier Manson is part of the Frankie’s owner group. He is an equity partner alongside Anthony McBride and Geoff Manson, his father. The business was established over 5 years ago when the trio were inspired by the growth of the Melbourne breakfast and brunch scene, and wanted to make their mark in Gippsland.

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Inspiring people: Madeleine McKenzie

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Madeleine is a cabaret singer who decided to turn her passion into a business. After COVID-19 forced her into lockdown, she decided to pivot her original idea, “Cabaret on Wheels”, into “Cabaret on Call”. With her business launching in the coming months, Madeleine is excited to share her love and passion for music from the…

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