Profiles

Online Shopping USA

- July 20, 2011 2 MIN READ

A new Australian website showcasing the best of USA-based merchandise to Australian shoppers is today announcing its online portal, Online Shopping USA.

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Driving Her Way Through The Green Light

- July 19, 2011 2 MIN READ

Where would you be without your driver’s licence? Pretty lost, right? For 23 year-old Jennifer Iloski, to get her licence, wasn’t all smooth sailing. And that problem, lead her to create an organisation, that would help pennyless, homeless youth, to complete their 120 hours of driving lessons to get that essential bit of plastic into… Read more »

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From Humble Beginnings To Social Entrepreneur

- July 19, 2011 2 MIN READ

Meet Michael Combs, the intern turned executive turned social entrepreneur. By the time he resigned from Hewlett Packard, he was the youngest director in the Asian Pacific, then 27. Now 30, School for Social Entrepreneurs graduate started up CareerTrackers – A national not for profit social enterprise. CareerTrackers works with Indigenous university students and private… Read more »

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Shaking up Dining Experiences

- July 18, 2011 2 MIN READ

Stalwarts on the Brisbane restaurant scene, be warned; there’s a new character in the midst that is set to shake up the idea of a dining experience. Poised on the culturally distinct Boundary Street strip in West End, Jam Jar offers a welcome refuge for those seeking a high-quality dining encounter with an edge.

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The Stevie Awards, Nominate Now!

- July 17, 2011 2 MIN READ

The Stevie Awards for Women in Business have launched the Call for Entries for its eighth annual competition, urging Australian women to pit themselves against other global business women.

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Phillip Di Bella’s newest Venture!

- July 17, 2011 2 MIN READ

The Young Entrepreneurs Club was created in 2011 by one of Australias leading Entrepreneurs, founder of Di Bella Coffee and Professor of Entrepreneurship at Griffith University Phillip Di Bella (age 36), in conjunction with Ross Scutts (age 24), owner and founder of Australias first and only luxury lifestyle rally, Auzrun.

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Commitment and Delivery

- July 17, 2011 2 MIN READ

What happens when an employee, business partner or stakeholder makes a commitment, than doesn’t deliver on that commitment? Shit hits the fan – that’s what happens.

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Publicity With Just A Click Of A Mouse

- July 17, 2011 2 MIN READ

Women are natural multi-taskers and take on a variety of roles. This woman not only a successful public relations professional, a journalist, she is also a mother. But that’s not including the role of doctor, ghost buster, teacher, cleaner, chauffeur, chef, that many mothers like her, play for the rest their mothering lives. Johanna Baker-Dowdell,… Read more »

Profiles

The Scent Of Success

- July 15, 2011 3 MIN READ

If you haven’t heard of her, you now will. Shoe String Launch introduces you to Antonette Golikidis, 37, the creator behind the nifty and innovative creation called Little Innoscents – the 100% all natural, organic baby skin care. Growing in demand, it’s shelved in over 800 stores across Australia from health food stores to pharmacies. The products are also… Read more »

Profiles

Startup Profile: Glottogon

- July 15, 2011 2 MIN READ

Did you know, one in four Australians speak a language other than English? Did you also know that bilingual children are found to be more attentive and have an “advantage at school” over their monolingual peers?

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Big Ideas, Modest Budgets

- July 14, 2011 2 MIN READ

Zest Promotions are offering the readers of Shoe String Magazine the opportunity to receive a free marketing consultation worth over $500!