Let the secret out

by Anywhere Business Network Limited Andrew Elphick and Kerri Bainbridge Home Based Business, Internet and Businesses Online, Communications
This week I spoke with Dave Maloney from Let the Secret Out about using story telling to let poeple know what you are doing, promoting your business and making a connection with customers.  He believes we should plan our marketing stratergy out like a story unfolds. He likens it to a business plan but you will be more familiar with it in your marketing planning. A talented photographer and story teller himself, Dave establishes a set of stock images for you ...
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2 things you do to Making Things Happen so you can start achieving

by Anywhere Business Network Limited Andrew Elphick and Kerri Bainbridge Home Based Business, Internet and Businesses Online, Communications
Have you ever given up on dreams? Do you day dream about things you would like to do but never seem to get round to doing? Here are 2 things you can do to make things happen so you can start achieving: 1. Have no excuses Blaming is draining. Complaining is draining. Explaining is draining. People say, I don’t have enough time. I get that. For instance, I don’t have enough time to become a professional astronaut. But even that excuse, which ...
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Social Media Tip 2- Understanding the language of Social Media

by Anywhere Business Network Limited Andrew Elphick and Kerri Bainbridge Home Based Business, Internet and Businesses Online, Communications
How do you communicate with your audience on social media? Do you know when to use # hash tags and why you need to? Do you use them on Facebook or not now that Facebook owns Instagram is a common question. The short answer is that Instagram and Twitter are the platforms to use # hashtags on and this acts as a search tool. Facebook will allow you to use some # but I recommend you only use a couple of ...
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Tip 1 Goal Setting Lisa Martin

by Anywhere Business Network Limited Andrew Elphick and Kerri Bainbridge Business, Internet and Businesses Online, Communications
Tip 1 Goal Setting The definition of goal setting is the process of identifying something that you want to accomplish and establishing measurable goals and timeframes. When you decide on a financial change to save more money and then set a certain amount to save each month, this is an example of goal setting. Firstly consider what you want to achieve, and then commit to it. Set SMART (specific, measurable, attainable, relevant and time-bound) goals that motivate you and write them down to make them feel tangible. Then plan the ...
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A Digital Disrupter Explaining Her Art Lisa Martin

by Anywhere Business Network Limited Andrew Elphick and Kerri Bainbridge Business, Internet and Businesses Online, Communications
Digital disruption: The change that occurs when new digital technologies and business models affect the value proposition of existing goods and services.Lisa founded GoFi8ure in 2002, after recognizing a need for efficient, accurate, mobile and on-site financial administration and accounts management for small businesses operating in the greater Wellington region. Through Lisa’s vision and hard work, GoFi8ure continues to grow currently with 12 staff in 3 locations geographical spread around New Zealand. Since GoFi8ure’s inception, the number of staff has steadily increased, resulting ...
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Tip 2 Motivation Lisa Martin

by Anywhere Business Network Limited Andrew Elphick and Kerri Bainbridge Internet and Businesses Online, Self Improvement, Communications
Tip 2 Motivation I interviewed Lisa Martin. I asked her about what motivates her. Lisa explained that she has been motivated by the desire to be successful and strive excellence in everything she does! Lisa's main message is that self-actualisation can be achieved once basic needs have been taken care of. Self-actualisation is best explained as achieving personal and business success. This is best illustrated by Maslow's hierarchy of needs as follows: Graphic Ex Wikipedia These are basic human needs as "the full realization of one's potential", ...
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Tips for Time Management from people in the know- Tip 3

by Anywhere Business Network Limited Andrew Elphick and Kerri Bainbridge Home Based Business, Communications
I am continuing to be share with you from the Tips on Time Management series from people who have experience working from home.  Tip 3: TIME MANAGEMENT "My time management tip is to collaborate with another ‘work from home’ person. Email each other on Monday with the tasks to complete for the week. Meet up for coffee or chat on the phone or email each other at the end of the week to help each other stay on track.  Accountability can be the nudge to ...
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Tips For Capturing Attention with Video Tip1 Yvon Le Gall Video Journalist

by Anywhere Business Network Limited Andrew Elphick and Kerri Bainbridge Computers and Technology, Home Based Business, Communications
Yvon’s top tip for success in digital marketing is to keep your video’s short. I caught up with Yvon at the Wild Foods Festival in Hokitika. Yvon is currently Air Tahiti Nui’s Ambassador and is filming in New Zealand for in-flight videos. He understands that in our instant world that there is a contradiction with people spending more and more online but only gaining their attention for a short time. Keep the video short if you want to gain people's attention! Yvon is ...
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Tip 1 on Motivation Jen and Jim The Rock 93 FM Radio Presenters and Journalists

by Anywhere Business Network Limited Andrew Elphick and Kerri Bainbridge Self Improvement, Communications, Home and Family
Jen Bainbridge’s top tip is to live your dream to motivate yourself each morning! While Jim Crawthorn motivation is to make people laugh!   I caught up with Jen and Jim at the Wildfoods Festival in Hokitika. Jen as a mother is motivated by living the dream and getting up each morning to be able to have her family around and still have a dream job for a nationwide radio show! Being a woman is about being everything you want to be and ...
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Tips for Time Management Kanwaljit Bakshi Member Of Parliament- Tip 3

by Anywhere Business Network Limited Andrew Elphick and Kerri Bainbridge Home Based Business, Communications, Home and Family
Kanwaljit Bakshi MP Tips on having a home office is that you can’t beat the convenience of working from home near family.   I caught up with Kanwaljit at the Wild Foods Festival in Hokitika.   You cannot beat the convenience of working near your family. Kanwaljit has worked form home when he came to New Zealand from Delhi with his wife in 2001. He noted that the small business sector has many businesses working from home and this is a growing trend given ...
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Tips for Time Management from people in the know- Tip 2

by Anywhere Business Network Limited Andrew Elphick and Kerri Bainbridge Home Based Business, Communications
I am continuing to be share with you from the Tips on Time Management series from people who have experience working from home. TIP 2: TIME MANAGEMENT "Make sure you maximise on the benefits of working from home by scheduling in some of these little gems into your daily time frame:- 30 min exercise (e.g. walk the dog or do some in house yoga )- read one chapter of your current fave book from the comfort of your armchair- 10 min sun ...
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Tips for Time Management from people in the know- Tip 1

by Anywhere Business Network Limited Andrew Elphick and Kerri Bainbridge Home Based Business, Self Improvement, Communications
In this series I am going to be sharing Tips on Time Management by asking peope in the know about work from home. TIP 1: TIME MANAGEMENT "Before you start each day, write down a list of what you want to achieve that day; review how well you did at the end of each day. When you have mastered this, use your Friday afternoon to review your week and plan for next week bringing forward any undone ‘to do’s’ – however make sure your ...
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The Art of NETWORKING

by Anywhere Business Network Limited Andrew Elphick and Kerri Bainbridge Business, Relationships, Self Improvement, Communications
You may have been to networking events and come away feeling like it was a complete waste of time. I suspect that is because you haven’t mastered some key elements or understandings about what you needed to do during these events. You may even have given the wrong impression without even knowing it. Here are some tips for your next networking event: Understand that you don’t go to networking events to be SOLD to. So, neither do others. You are there to ...
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3 reasons to go mobile with your Time Management

by Anywhere Business Network Limited Andrew Elphick and Kerri Bainbridge Computers and Technology, Home Based Business, Communications
I always have my phone these days and I bet you do too. I use it for everything. Capturing photos, as a watch, staying in touch with friends, searching for place to go and products to buy. It makes perfect sense to have my diary on there. The paper diary on my desk is bulky, and it won’t be where I need it when I have to get out of the house in a hurry during an emergency. In fact, I ...
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The Next 18 Months Artificial Intelligence Growth

by Anywhere Business Network Limited Andrew Elphick and Kerri Bainbridge Business, Internet and Businesses Online, Communications
I was at a conference for MYOB yesterday the compare have this to say: You may have heard of Watson. Watson is an IBM owned computer. It is tasked with research and based on that research coming up with possible actions. An application recently used was a doctor wanted to examine the symptoms of a patient, but had 700000 relevant research papers to examine. Normal using current methods this may have taken 7 months. Watson achieved it in 2 hours. From tesla cars learning ...
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Don’t Lay Concrete On Your Business

by Anywhere Business Network Limited Andrew Elphick and Kerri Bainbridge Business, Internet and Businesses Online, Communications
Gus Balbontin I filmed Gus Balbontin at an MYOB incite event at Christchurch New Zealand on the 21st Feb 2017. He worked for Lonely Planet guide during the 90’s and he spoke of his experience and the lessons learned.   The key messages that came are: 1.       Don’t get so focussed on your business that you lose sight of the customer needs 2.       Fixing your own problems may not work, find out the customer’s problems fix them instead 3.       Stop making excuses that it is someone else’s ...
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Change Your Mindset

by Anywhere Business Network Limited Andrew Elphick and Kerri Bainbridge Business, Home Based Business, Communications
When it boils down to it personalities that you believe in and pitching products is a successful combination. Given two identical products being pitched to you, and one of the sellers beams positive and the other indifference, which person would you buy the product from. The one with the positive attitude and the belief in their product wins! You can do this too, and I don’t want to hear that you can’t, this is indicative of self-defeating negative self-talk! A positive ...
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Change of Mindset Changes the Attitude

by Anywhere Business Network Limited Andrew Elphick and Kerri Bainbridge Business, Home Based Business, Communications
Nurturing a positive atmosphere opens doors to new possibilities! Changing your daily habits to match those of successful people can change your outlook! Successful people have a method of daily operation that nurtures positive results! Sure habit takes hard work to change but the effort can make positive results. Every day take the time out to learn your craft, network with others, develop your mindset and communicate with customers. I blog, tape videos, communicate with clients, coach, mentor and provide peer ...
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5 tips for setting up your home office- 3 minute read

by Anywhere Business Network Limited Andrew Elphick and Kerri Bainbridge Home Based Business, Self Improvement, Home and Family
Working from home offers many advantages - from the flexibility of setting your own schedule to saving time and fuel money by virtually eliminating your daily commute. However, being successful in a home office requires creating an office space that promotes efficiency in a non-traditional work environment. Consider the following tips to help define a professional working space for your new business at home. 1.   Consider using a standing desk for better health If you find you don’t sit well then consider standing ...
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Beware of Ponzi and Pyramid Schemes

by Anywhere Business Network Limited Andrew Elphick and Kerri Bainbridge Business, Home Based Business, Communications
PONZI A Ponzi is a fraudulent investment the operator, an individual or organization, pays returns to its investors from new capital paid to the operators by new investors, rather than from profit earned through legitimate sources. Operators of Ponzi schemes usually entice new investors by offering higher returns than other investments, in the form of short-term returns that are either abnormally high or unusually consistent. Ponzi schemes occasionally begin as legitimate businesses, until the business fails to achieve the returns expected. The business becomes ...
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