My Social Media Article in Culture Magazine: Part 2

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.

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Messenger Collective, New Kid on the Block!

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..

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News Room: Week Beginning 14 January 2013

A brand shouldn’t be afraid to say sorry from @1000heads ************ 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: ************ Going to City Talks & UTSpotlight w..

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News Room: Week Beginning 7 January 2013

RT @petecripps: Is it time for Brands to take Google+ seriously? (There’s No Avoiding Google+) > 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: ******** 13 little mistakes that will sabotage..

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Ruby Connection Luncheon + Edwina McCann @ Aria

[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..

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Nancy Georges comments on Delayed Effects of GFC for Retailers

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..

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Websites Are Important To Every Business!

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.

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