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{Week in Review} 29th April 2015

Welcome to the Barefoot Basics Week in Review:

All Things Marketing, Publishing & Women in Business

  • Alannah Hill planned to keep her cancer a secret – then she changed her mind – Brisbane Times
  • Estee Lauder’s granddaughter Aerin Lauder creates her own lifestyle and beauty brand, Aerin Beauty – News.com.au
  • Science Babe takedown of Food Babe causes online stir – Sydney Morning Herald
  • Mercedes-Benz Fashion Week Australia founder Simon Lock reflects on the first show 20 years ago – News.com.au
  • ‘A mistake’: Richard Branson slams Yahoo’s work from home ban – Sydney Morning Herald
  • Personal trainer Steven Evans in legal stoush with model he claims imploded fitness business – News.com.au
  • Belle Gibson cancer confession sparks fury – News.com.au
  • Elon Musk’s first wife explains what it takes to become a billionaire – Business Insider
  • The secret ingredients producers use to cook-up MasterChef that viewers don’t realise – News.com.au
  • ‘I walked to his side of the desk and said I’m going to be here one day, so may as well sit here now’: Brazen entrepreneur who earned $40M in four years… and pitched to Richard Branson while holidaying on Necker Island – Daily Mail
  • 7 PR Trends to Watch Out for in 2015 – PR Newser
  • Amazon Pays $450,000 A Year To This Self-Published Writer – Forbes
  • 13-Year-Old CEO Moziah Bridges Builds $200,000 Business – BET
  • Twitter switches on to advertising market – The Australian
  • How Etsy became a crafty little earner: The online market has been floated for £1.2bn, but can craft and capitalism coexist? – The Independent
  • How to Build a Successful Startup and Keep It Afloat – Entrepreneur
  • WordPress quickly patches second critical vulnerability – PC World
  • Extraordinary businesswomen say it’s OK to ask for help – Sydney Morning Herald
  • ‘I know people will be shocked by Belle Gibson’s story, but I’m angry’ – News.com.au
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.

{Design Inspiration} WordPress Themes For Women In Business

Marie Forleo WordPress Website

Using a Thesis base Marie Forleo’s WordPress based site is the perfect example of how your site can be transformed with the WordPress platform.

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How welcoming is your website?

In a recent report by the Australian Bureau of Statistics looking at the IT Use and Innovation in Australian Business, it showed to June 2013 that more than half of Australian businesses still half no web presence and that only a quarter of businesses have a social media presence.

Further, a study by DesignCrowd of 300 businesses globally found that business owners wouldn’t buy from a business that has an outdated or unprofessional looking website.

Is your website welcoming your potential clients and/or customers and transforming them into warm leads (or is it instantly scaring them away)? Continue reading

Design Inspiration: Authorpreneur WordPress Themes

This series of Design Inspiration posts is to show the versatility of WordPress as a CMS platform for all industry sectors.

Daily Notes WordPress Theme

 

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Design Inspiration: Fashion Retail WordPress Themes

This series of Design Inspiration posts is to show the versatility of WordPress as a CMS platform for all industry sectors.

Elegance WordPress Template

 

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Design Inspiration: Health & Fitness WordPress Themes

This series of Design Inspiration posts is to show the versatility of WordPress as a CMS platform for all industry sectors.

Wellness WordPress Themes

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Design Inspiration: Butcher Retail Store WordPress Themes

This series of Design Inspiration posts is to show the versatility of WordPress as a CMS platform for all industry sectors.

Delicieux WordPress Theme

 

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Design Inspiration: Eatery & Restaurants

This series of Design Inspiration posts is to show the versatility of WordPress as a CMS platform for all industry sectors.

Eatery WordPress Theme

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Why Use WordPress For Your New Website?

Whether looking to build an online platform to showcase your portfolio of information resources or an integrate site with e-commerce solution, WordPress is a user-friendly solution for bloggers, micro/small business owners and authors.

The flexible, easy-to-use, secure and reliable interface offers:

Control – The clear and concise WordPress Dashboard gives YOU back control of your website, rather than being at the mercy at Tech Guys who charge $60+ per hour to update one page.

Value for Money – With an abundance of free or low cost templates readily available (and easy to implement), WordPress is a cost-effective and secure website option for any user.

Simple to Use – No need to stress over HTML, with a WordPress website you can add content yourself as simply and easily as copying and pasting from Microsoft Word.

Visual Integration – The add media function within WordPress allows users to share text, images, video, audio, pdf attachments and more, with the click of a couple buttons.

Social Media Integration & RSS Support – Developers from all corners of the Globe are continually developing and updating the WordPress integrated widgets and plugins to enhance end-user experiences.

Reliable & Trusted – With straight forward instructions and tutorials to aid in your online platform development.

Tip of the Day: Maximise blog traffic with keyword rich content…

By creating structured keyword rich blogging content, your audience will be driven organically to your site through the search engines.

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