Celebrate being a woman with Melbourne’s GO Fesitval

GO festival

This weekend, the Go Festival will be a celebration of women of all ages to be held at the Royal Exhibition Buildings in Carlton, Melbourne on the 16th &17th February. And, it just happens to be run by one of our amazing Support a WAHP members, Susan Dibbs! Join women across Victoria for two days [...]

Keeping up with Facebook changes

Is edgerank pushing your business off the edge on Facebook?

Facebook is making it harder and harder for pint sized businesses to be seen in newsfeeds. There’s even a petition going around demanding that Facebook change things so that pages can be seen without being promoted. Given that Facebook is unlikely to take such a petition seriously, it’s worth taking some time to assess what you can do to improve your edgerank.

You don’t have to just get by

you can

You may not know this, but Support a WAHP has been a bit of a problem child for me. I inherited this business from another entrepreneurial mum, two years ago. At the time I thought it would be a great source of passive income to complement my local startup business, Mumatopia and I loved being [...]

Marketing your event using the high school musical principle

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Hands up if you’ve ever been in a high school musical? Now hands up if you’ve gone to one as an audience member? Chances are, if you’ve been to high school, you’ve done one or both and so have your friends, your mum and dad, your grandma and your dog. Years ago when I was working at the Woodford Folk Festival, Director Bill Hauritz told me his secret to marketing success. He dubbed it the high school musical principle. Here’s how it works:

Uni of Newcastle hosts eBusiness marketing course [Sponsored]

university of newcastle ebusiness marketing course

If you are a work at home person who sells online, or works in marketing or social media, a new fully-online six week course developed by Executive & Corporate Programs in partnership with GradSchool, at the University of Newcastle may be just what you need to give your business a competitive edge!

Tiny tycoons turn a profit on holiday

bambino bazaar

Move over Dick Smith and Gerry Harvey. Kids in Brisbane and Ipswich are about to give you a run for your money. From gift cards and pet rocks to skate ramps and button necklaces, a Pineapple Productions initiative helps Ipswich’s children bring their entrepreneurial ideas to life. Bambino Bazaar is a unique program specifically designed to capture the imagination, fuel creativity and teach small business skills to eight to twelve year olds.

50%-off sale: Small Biz Success Summit [Sponsored]

small business success summit

Good news! Social Media Examiner is running a 50%-off sale on tickets to Small Biz Success Summit 2012–the online conference for small businesses that want to master social media marketing, brought to you by Social Media Examiner! This online conference is all about using social media to gain more exposure, increase traffic, better engage customers (and prospects) and increase your sales. And it’s just for small businesses…

Conference: Business Outside the Box

biz outside the box

Support a WAHP is honoured to be invited to sponsor “Business Outside the box,” a one day conference by Build a Little Biz and Market Me Marketing.

Networking Event: Business With Heart


Support a WAHP is pleased to join forces with Mumatopia, and Ipswich Women in Business to present the inaugural Business With Heart networking dinner on October 19th, 2011 at Ipswich’s stunning new sustainable restaurant/cafe fourthchild.