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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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Week in Review: 14th October

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Week in Review: 5th October

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  • Reading fiction makes people better at figuring out the emotions of others – news.com.au
  • Etsy Says Sellers Can Now Use Factories for Handmade Goods – Business Week
  • Running a Business When You’re Sick – StartUp Smart
  • Fairfax Cuts 45 Jobs, Glossy Mags – The Australian
  • Las Vegas Woman’s Subscription-Box Business – Las Vegas Review-Journal
  • Pages Spread The Love – The West Australian
  • Author pleads: Please don’t buy my new novel on Amazon (Q&A) – CNet
  • The Stella Count: why do male authors still dominate book reviews? – The Guardian

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Week in Review: 27th September

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  • Memoir of a prime minister: Julia Gillard to lift the lid on parliament – SMH
  • New privacy rules to protect home-based entrepreneurs – Herald Sun
  • Persistence: Surviving and thriving as a sole trader – Startup Smart
  • Is Etsy still about handmade goods – or mass produced stuff? – Small Business Trends
  • Kym Ellery to unveil Spring-Summer 2014 collection at Paris Fashion Week – News.com.au
  • Sisterly love has maternity and new-mum fashion wrapped up – Sunshine Coast Daily

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Week in Review: 15th September

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Week in Review – 5th August

With love of books, business development and innovation, for the purpose of sharing (and caring), here are the key trends and latest publishing industry information from this week:

  • How Cosmo Conquered the World – NY Times
  • Open Road to Publish BlogHer eBook Anthology – Galley Cat
  • The Publishing Pipeline – Natalie Whipple
  • Chuck Lorre’s Vanity Cards to be Published as a Coffee Table Book – NY Daily News
  • Four Self-Published Authors on the New York Times Bestseller List – The Guardian
  • Is Twitter a Publisher or Distributor? There’s a crucial difference – Gigaom
  • German Buyer Circles ACP Magazines – Ninemsn
  • Newsagents get a boost from new Toll parcel pick-up service partnership – SmartCompany
  • Publishers fail to audit their websites – B&T Weekly
  • Self-publishing writers should aspire to write well, not fast – Teleread
  • Will self-publishing survive the impending implosion of social media marketing? – The Digital Reader
  • Nine myths about publishing books, films and magazines – Adam Westbrook
  • The Social Media Publishing Schedule Every Marketer Needs – Hubspot
  • How does your publisher make money? – Rachael Gardner
  • 17 Useful Marketing Tips for 2012, Online, Offline and Beyond – Michelle Carvill

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ABOUT THE AUTHOR: ROCHELLE STONE IS THE MARKETING, SOCIAL MEDIA AND PUBLISHING SPECIALIST AT BAREFOOT BASICS – WORKING WITH SMALL BUSINESS OWNERS, SOLOPRENEURS AND SELF-PUBLISHED AUTHORS ACROSS THE SUNSHINE COAST, BRISBANE, SYDNEY, CAMPBELLTOWN AND WOLLONGONG REGIONS.

Week in Review – 22nd July

With love of books, business development and innovation, for the purpose of sharing (and caring), here are the key trends and latest publishing industry information from this week:

ABOUT THE AUTHOR: ROCHELLE STONE IS THE MARKETING, SOCIAL MEDIA AND PUBLISHING SPECIALIST AT BAREFOOT BASICS – WORKING WITH SMALL BUSINESS OWNERS, SOLOPRENEURS AND SELF-PUBLISHED AUTHORS ACROSS THE SUNSHINE COAST, BRISBANE, SYDNEY, CAMPBELLTOWN AND WOLLONGONG REGIONS.

Q&A with Abbie Allen of Lifestyle Elements

1. Who? I’m Abbie Allen, a 31 year old entrepreneur, wife of Tim and mother of 5 month old Harper.

2. What? I am the founder of Lifestyle Elements, a personal concierge service which I started at the age of 23. My husband and I now work in the business together with casual staff supporting us. We are passionate about providing a practical solution to help our clients achieve their ideal work life balance. Lifestyle Elements can help you with all those items on your to do list – errand running, research, grocery shopping, managing trades people, organising accommodation, dropping off a lunch box to a child at school…..anything that we can do to help you find more time and reduce your stress!

3. Where? We are based in Adelaide, Australia and this is predominantly where our clients are located. However, we have clients who are interstate or overseas and we service them through our network of worldwide concierge associates.

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Week in Review – May 20th

With love of books, business development and innovation, for the purpose of sharing (and caring), here are the key trends and latest industry information from this week:

  • Seven in Ten Retailers Deferring Business Decisions to Stay Afloat – StartUp Smart
  • Table of Plenty Founder Wins Female Business Award – StartUp Smart
  • Why Your Website Needs More White Space – Sarah Prout
  • $5 Billion Program Set to Boost Female Entrepreneurship in Australia – StartUp Smart
  • How to Rekindle Interest in the Great Australian Stories – Brisbane Times
  • Jeff Kinney on Plans to Write 10 Books in The Diary of a Wimpy Kid Series – news.com.au
  • The Tao of Shutterstock: What Makes a Stock Photo a Stock Photo? – The Atlantic
  •  Perfect Night to Judge a Book by it’s Cover – Sydney Morning Herald
  • Exclusive: Kirstie Clement’s Last Words As Editor of Vogue Australia – Pedestrian.TV
  • The Write Way – Huffington Post
  • Hay House Invites Bloggers to Join Online Book Review Program – Market Watch
  • Books, The Best Thing Since Sliced Bread – Powerhouse Museum
  • Publish or Perish – The Alcalde
  • Business Opportunities in Internet Publishing – Inc.
  • Publishers to Become ECommerce Merchants – Practical ECommerce
  • Stories in Your Pocket: How to Write Flash Fiction – The Guardian

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ABOUT THE AUTHOR: ROCHELLE STONE IS THE MARKETING, SOCIAL MEDIA AND PUBLISHING SPECIALIST AT BAREFOOT BASICS – WORKING WITH SMALL BUSINESS OWNERS, SOLOPRENEURS AND SELF-PUBLISHED AUTHORS ACROSS THE SUNSHINE COAST, BRISBANE, SYDNEY, CAMPBELLTOWN AND WOLLONGONG REGIONS.

Week In Review – 6th May

With love of books, business development and innovation, for the purpose of sharing (and caring), here are the key trends and latest industry information from this week:

  • Beam raises Bethenny Frankel’s Skinnygirl, makes Her a ‘Lady’ – Forbes
  • Dymocks’ annual list of the 101 best books as voted by the Australian public is out – News.com.au
  • Paramount takes a hit out on a Godfather Novel – ew.com
  • How to make your customers love you – Marketing Mag
  • Renewing your publishing contracts – SEQ Legal
  • Model turned agent , a runway success – brisbanetimes.com.au
  • Hyperlink launches blog to book – Forbes.com
  • Melbourne Story: Mark Rubbo – Herald Sun
  • Are ebooks really the future of writing? – Cumberland Newspapers
  • Barnes & Noble shares skyrocket 50% post Microsoft eInvestment – Forbes
  • Romance and rodeos rule as rural readers turn to ‘Chick Lit’ – SMH
  • The wonderful world of women bloggers – Newcastle Herald
  • Oxford student Samantha Shannon dubbed the ‘new J.K. Rowling’ – News.com.au

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