Website Design brings change to Main Street retailers

I don’t know if anyone is watching the change sweeping rural communities. As more shopping moves online, website design is becoming crucial for local retailers. Did anyone think ahead as the switches were flipped to give us high speed broadband? The cost saving ability of a disruptor dictates how quickly it will be taken up. Read more about Website Design brings change to Main Street retailers[…]

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![…]

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[…]

Facebook Live set to revolutionise business to client engagement

The newest craze in Facebook has finally been rolled out inside the business community.       Once strictly for “celebrities” and held only within verified mentions pages, the feature was first noticed in business pages earlier in 2016. The live streaming ability takes on powers like Periscope as Facebook seeks to eclipse any need to leave Read more about Facebook Live set to revolutionise business to client engagement[…]

Shop My Town Poll as seen on WIN News Toowoomba

Over the past few weeks, we have taken a survey of parents in regional areas to see how they felt about their children’s future. The results were startling – indicating that parents see no future for their children in regional Australia. Parents across QLD answered key questions to determine their confidence in the opportunities available Read more about Shop My Town Poll as seen on WIN News Toowoomba[…]