Last week I was in Melbourne for a 2 day workshop and had a “free day” on Saturday. What to do? A friend insisted the Christian Dior exhibition at the National Gallery of Victoria was a “must see”. To be honest, I wasn’t sure I was really that interested to go. And here was my first lesson! Somewhat reluctantly I booked my ticket online. I didn’t for a minute think the exhibition would be sold out. Nor did I believe that there would be a lengthy queue for buying tickets. I pre-purchased my ticket so that I was committed to
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Settle in for a terrific conversation with Kate Toon. Kate Toon is an award-winning SEO copywriter and SEO consultant with almost two decades of experience in all things advertising, digital and writing. Originally from the UK but now based just outside Sydney. She has worked with big brands such as eHarmony, Curash and Kmart. And she’s helped countless small businesses produce great content and improve their copywriting and SEO. Kate is also the founder of The Clever Copywriting School and The Recipe for SEO Success eCourse, as well as co-host on the Hot Copy Podcast. She presents the Write for
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Suncorp recently produced a report on the state of business as being experienced by SMEs in Australia right now and quite frankly some of the statistics are pretty scary. It states that 25% of businesses in Australia have not paid the business owner any money at all during the past 12 months. That’s staggering. There’s more. I’m really aware of the tough time that many businesses experience, the Suncorp report confirms the current situation for some businesses. I was going to write about it and then decided it was easier for me to create a presentation and talk about it.
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Hamilton Perkins is the founder and President of Hamilton Perkins Collection, an e-commerce retailer, offering designer travel bags at an affordable price, while holding the highest standards of social and environmental performance, accountability, and transparency. Hamilton Perkins Collection has been featured in Forbes, Fast Company, The Washington Post, and Money Magazine. Hamilton Perkins Collection has hosted trunk shows at Bloomingdale’s and was the winner of the 2016 Virginia Velocity Tour business pitch competition hosted by the Governor of the Commonwealth of Virginia. Prior to starting Hamilton Perkins Collection, Hamilton was an Investment Advisor at Merrill Lynch and, earlier, worked as
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