Kitchen Bench Business Tales
A big thank you to everyone who entered or voted in our Mother’s Day Contest. We loved the entries and had a really hard time trying to pick a winner out of the top 5 finalists. Our winner was Samantha from Aussie Infants. The judges felt that her entry best reflected the theme, and showed [...]
This week Cas interviewed Alison Dias-Laverty shares some golden tips on how to run a home based business with your partner.
This week Cas had a chat with Professional Organiser, Samantha Godfrey, who shares her startup journey, her love of organising others and some of her top tips for running an organised work at home business.
This week Cas talked to WAHM Rebecca Chai about turning your passion into profits and working around the family. Tell us a little about the person behind the business? I am a mum of three children, we home educate and love our flexible lifestyle that facilitates lifelong learning. I love to connect with people one-to-one [...]
This week, Cas talks to Danni Royall-West about the challenges of keeping a balance between work and life, while working from home. Danni shares some awesome business building tips and the inspiration for her home based business journey! Tell us a little about the person behind the business? I am a daughter, a wife, a [...]
This week Cas spoke to creative entrepreneur Tanya Markham about small pleasures and how they inspire business dreams. Tell us a little about the person behind the business? I am a stay at home mother of four who makes things my children love with the theory that others will loves them, too. And now a little [...]
This week, I interviewed Leah Borski, author of “Eat to Beat Stress: 10 Super Foods to Prevent Major Symptoms of Stress” about her new ebook, her plans to self-publish a recipe book and ebook publishing for DIYers and WAHMs. Briefly tell us about yourself. My name is Leah Borski, and I’m a WAHM of two. [...]
Cas found out from a former banking senior manager what it’s like to follow your passions and work from home with an active toddler. Be inspired by Story Mama’s, Debbie Hastwell, and get some tips on running a business from home while juggling a family.
This week Cas talked to Brisbane-based (Australia) product photographer Sarah Pembroke, about the ups and downs of running a home based business. If you work from home, read Sarah’s interview and be inspired to keep on keeping on, no matter what life throws at you. Tell us about your business. What do you do? I’m [...]
Home based businesses are dependent on fast and reliable internet connections, and this requirement is only going to grow in the future.
How does the Government’s NBN and the Opposition’s plan for the NBN effect home based business in Australia? Whose plan is better technically, and whose plan is the best value for money?
If you’ve had trouble keeping up with the millions of competitions on Facebook, Pinterest etc, join the club. You might see something cool in your newsfeed and think, “I’ll go back to that later,” but never quite manage it. , whether you’re entering them (and hopefully winning some!) or whether you are running them. You [...]
We all work from home for different reasons but for many of us, it’s so we can gain a greater balance between work and family or so that we can be our own bosses. Whatever your reason, being able to celebrate your choice to work at home is important, and that’s why we launched International WAHP Week.
I often get emails from women in biz who have questions like: “I am looking for new, cheap ways to spread the word about my biz, any ideas?” or “I have never felt like much of a salesperson, any ideas for making more sales?” or “I know I need to invest in _______ (my website/newsletter/branding/SEO/whatever) but I can’t afford it. Any ideas?”
Most experts tell you to keep an eye on your competitors so you can learn from their mistakes and keep up with them. I think that for many small and home based businesses it’s not necessarily the best thing to do. Let me tell you why.
Do you ever have days where you feel discouraged about the progress you’re making with your business? You know, those days where you’ve launched something new, and you check your email about 100 times that day to see if anyone’s emailed you about it, only to find your inbox empty? It might feel like you’re [...]