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{Week in Review} 11th November 2014

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All Things Marketing & Women in Business

ABOUT THE EDITOR: ROCHELLE STONE IS THE SOUL INSPIRED DESIGN, PUBLISHING AND MARKETING SPECIALIST AT BAREFOOT BASICS – WORKING WITH WOMEN IN BUSINESS ACROSS THE SUNSHINE COAST AND THE GLOBE.

{Week in Review} 24th November 2014

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All Things Marketing & Women in Business

  • Why today is the day to celebrate female entrepreneurs around the world – Women’s Agenda
  • Xero targets start-up appeal – The Australian
  • Marie Claire editor Jackie Frank confirms she’s stepping down after almost 20 years – News.com.au
  • The Quarto Group consolidates Australia and New Zealand distribution with Allen & Unwin Group – Quarto
  • Woo Me: An Acquisitions Editor Spills All on Book Proposals – Writenonfictionnow.com
  • Forget the Monday blues, Coast business owners are smiling – The Satellite
  • Google silent on impact of global Doubleclick outage of Australian publishers – mUmBRELLA
  • Seven West’s Pacific Magazines to axe 14 execs in revamp – The Australian
  • Children’s Book Publisher Ladybird Drops Gender Branding – B&T Weekly
  • From little things big things grow – Sydney Morning Herald
  • Meet the hottest tech companies around – Sydney Morning Herald
  • Fashion victims? How clothes took over our art galleries – The Conversation
  • SAM-DUNK: Sunrise and Shine as Sam Armytage silences detractors with new book – News.com.au
  • Cosmetic Mogul Bobbi Brown Bringing Her Success Secrets To Australia – Business Review Australia
  • The dark side of outsourcing – Sydney Morning Herald
ABOUT THE EDITOR: ROCHELLE STONE IS THE SOUL INSPIRED DESIGN, PUBLISHING AND MARKETING SPECIALIST AT BAREFOOT BASICS – WORKING WITH WOMEN IN BUSINESS ACROSS THE SUNSHINE COAST AND THE GLOBE.

{Week in Review} 13th November 2014

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All Things Marketing & Women in Business

ABOUT THE EDITOR: ROCHELLE STONE IS THE SOUL INSPIRED DESIGN, PUBLISHING AND MARKETING SPECIALIST AT BAREFOOT BASICS – WORKING WITH WOMEN IN BUSINESS ACROSS THE SUNSHINE COAST AND THE GLOBE.

{Week in Review} 30th October 2014

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  • Queensland women fly high at Telstra business awards – Courier Mail
  • Programs to help women relaunch careers plummeted during recession – The Washington Post
  • Babies, business and gender – The Age
  • Sons no longer the natural successor to family business – SMH
  • Women urged to consider superannuation to avoid a crisis in retirement – Courier Mail
  • Can social media platforms replace a business website? – The Guardian
  • Kids’ book on struggles of FIFO families sellout success – Sunshine Coast Daily
  • Young entrepreneurs, charities embrace crowdfunding – The Australian
  • Launch of Twitter Ads service in Australia important step to engaging local SMEs – StartUpSmart
  • Paleo Cafe co-founder takes out an AusMumpreneur award – Hospitality Magazine
  • Kris Jenner’s cookbook savaged: ‘Eat the book itself, it will taste better’ – News.com.au
  • The evolution of Australia’s entrepreneurial culture: 25 years of BRW Fast 100 – BRW
  • Voyage around a dynamic father lets the son shine, too – The Australian
  • Want to win an award to increase your restaurant’s earnings by up to $1 million? The secret might be quality, handmade produce – Smart Company
  • 100 women with great business ideas – Women’s Agenda
ABOUT THE EDITOR: ROCHELLE STONE IS THE SOUL INSPIRED DESIGN, PUBLISHING AND MARKETING SPECIALIST AT BAREFOOT BASICS – WORKING WITH WOMEN IN BUSINESS ACROSS THE SUNSHINE COAST AND THE GLOBE.

{Wellness} Week in Review 30th September 2014

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All Things Health & Wellness:

  • Bio-individuality: The new and simpler health philosophy – News.com.au
  • Celebrity chef Pete Evans is left boiling after his controversial Caveman diet cops a serve – News.com.au
  • I’m Coming Out of the (Water) Closet – Huffington Post
  • MasterChef and My Kitchen Rules hosts ‘not qualified to give dietary advice’ – The Guardian
  • The FODMAP Content of Coconut Water – FODMAP Life

Week in Review: 28th September 2014

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Week in Review: 21st September 2014

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All Things Marketing & Women in Business

  • Shedding ‘mumpreneur’: the entrepreneurs ahead of the game and embracing the digital age – Women’s Agenda
  • Canberra’s Mumpreneurs running the show – Canberra Times
  • How to Successfully Self-Publish – Huffington Post
  • Self-publish and be damned – NZ Herald
  • The Australian designer self-publishing guide – Desktop
  • There can be no cause more wordy than a ‘mumpreneur’ ban – Daily Telegraph
  • Former corporate finds niche in handmade resurgence – Dynamic Business
  • AIM Marketing’s Top 7 Start-up Tips for Female Entrepreneurs – Digital Journal
  • 5 Reasons Why Your Self-Published Book Isn’t Selling – Huffington Post
  • Fairfax Media eyes bigger stake in Metro Media Publishing – Sydney Morning Herald
  • The latest message for female writers – don’t think, just spill – Huffington Post

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Week in Review: 31st August 2014

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  • Some Perth models have big hips, says star designer Michael Cinco – Perth Now
  • Your blog can attract millions of followers – Brisbane Times
  • How to spring-clean your small business – Herald Sun
  • Self-publishing no longer poor cousin of book world – The Age
  • 5 True Literary One-Hit Wonders – Huffington Post
  • Why You’re Probably Not Famous Enough to Land a Book Deal – Huffington Post
  • How to unlock your inner entrepreneur – Aust Financial Review
  • The Top 7 Content Marketing Trends Dominating 2014 – Forbes
  • Female entrepreneur’s $1 million to women’s charities is just the beginning – Women’s Agenda
  • A life in fiction; how the publishing industry is faring – Sydney Morning Herald
  • Turning a hobby into business is rewarding – News.com.au
  • Australia’s Top 5 Female Entrepreneurs under 40 – Business Review Australia
  • Setting up a food business from home – what you need to know – The Guardian

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Week in Review: 24th August 2014

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  • Natasha Oakley of A Bikini A Day on what her life is really like – News.com.au
  • Cairns artist Carolyn Mudge finds inspiration and beauty in “ugly’’ rubbish – News.com.au
  • Etsy Wholesale Launches Out of Beta – Etsy.com
  • Meet the co-founders of a $300,000 tech business – who have never met – StartUp Smart
  • 12-year old CEO of Mo’s Bows has already made $165,000 – News.com.au
  • How I launched my startup in five days for only $125 – StartUp Smart
  • Award-winning businesswomen and the secrets of success – Sunshine Coast Daily
  • Australian app creator’s triumph with Apple Watch – Brisbane Times

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Week in Review: 30th July 2014

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All Things Marketing & Women in Business

  • 13 Tips for Improving Your PR Pitch to Editors and Journalists – Small Business Trends
  • Lessons Learned Building an Online Publication From a Blog – Small Business Trends
  • Early years in pearling were magical, says Patricia Kailis – News.com.au
  • Quiksilver’s social strategy leads to 3.5 million FaceBook fans – Fashion Source
  • Melbourne e-book publisher Tablo says change is in the cloud for the publishing industry – Herald Sun
  • Three mums get behind online auction to raise money for charity – Herald Sun
  • Madgex launches responsive job board for Adnews – Onrec.com
  • ‘Mumpreneurs': an encouraging identity or belittling to businesswomen? – The Guardian

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