Innovation or common sense?

Last night on The Voice, 15 year old Lucy stood up to sing. Belting out a David Bowie classic, she commanded the chairs to turn, and turn they did. In moments she had judges pitching, Seal & Kelly baying at her feet in bloodlust. This is how I feel about innovation in Australia. Branded & Read more about Innovation or common sense?[…]

Why my pregnancy caused the steepest startup growth curve!

It’s funny the things that project you forward. The startup journey is a messy looping dance with little that you can control. Like my husband said “it’s like you have to go through the humbling failures to see what the market really needs.” So when I discovered an unexpected surprise 4 months after taking investment Read more about Why my pregnancy caused the steepest startup growth curve![…]

What it means to build a legacy – my interview with Clive Berghofer

  Meeting Clive Berghofer was an absolute thrill. My appointment was set for 5pm, and our chat was the most enjoyable part of my week. Over 80, Clive was completely focused, his desk full with engineering plans, contracts & estate marketing. He dived straight into stories about his childhood, funny anecdotes about his mayoral service Read more about What it means to build a legacy – my interview with Clive Berghofer[…]

My journey as a Community Digital Champion

Advance Queensland is our state driver of innovation, and launched the inaugural Community Digital Champion program in 2016, the National Year of Digital Inclusion. I was delighted to be nominated by the Lockyer Valley Regional Council, for my work with Shop My Town.My private enterprise, Shop My Town, provides a localised Internet advertising service for Read more about My journey as a Community Digital Champion[…]

Bring Shop My Town to YOUR town! Claim a $3000 Digital Marketing Package for your Business!

Do you love your town and want to make a difference? With a vision to save small towns for the future of our children, Melody Jarvis has built the Shop My Town program to revitalise small towns. We are now on the hunt for Town Connectors across Australia. Want to know more? As a Town Read more about Bring Shop My Town to YOUR town! Claim a $3000 Digital Marketing Package for your Business![…]

We launch #shopselfie to promote your small town shops!

We all know where we love to shop, but it’s funny how little we talk about it on social media. I’m always telling people about where to go for the best bread, strongest coffee, most helpful produce store. I think we feel a bit embarrassed taking a selfie, but it’s actually the thing that could Read more about We launch #shopselfie to promote your small town shops![…]