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5 tips to starting a podcast for FREE

Have you got a brilliant idea for a podcast but no idea where to start plus you don’t want to sink a heap of money into if you are just testing it out! When I started my podcast I found every way that would save me money. With no sponsorship yet or backing from a company I just wanted to create a kick butt podcast but not spend any money. So here are my top 5 tips to start a podcast for absolutely nothing!  1. Recording This is obviously the basis of a podcast the recording of the episodes. If you aren’t ready to invest in a microphone you can use that thing that lives in your pocket... your smart...

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National Ag day Australia

National Ag day is here with a myriad of events planned across the country. The Australian farming environment is as diverse as the country itself, we are all part of the same cycle, all moving in the same direction. The word farmer has a different meaning for each and every person involved in the cycle, not just the producer, but also the consumer. Farmers can be graziers, pastoralists, stud producers, broad acre croppers, vegetable producers, orchardists to name a few. They can grow and produce anything and whilst at first we may think of cattle, sheep or wheat farmers, the cycle also includes those who use the commodity and value add to create a more refined product – such as...

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Community over competition mindset

Should businesses have a community over competition mindset? Let's first look at competition, some people are driven and motivated by competition and in certain circumstances, it is healthy to be competitive. Some examples of reasonable and healthy competition are if you are going for a new job, applying for a grant or award or if you’re running a foot race. But is it always needed in business? Now community, this word can mean different things to different people but in the business frame it is often a group or pair who are working together for a common goal.  This can also be known as collaboration. It seems everywhere we look now days everyone is constantly spouting on about community over...

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10 things we've learnt running our first virtual summit.

In case you didn't know over at Big Ideas Rural we ran our very first Virtual Summit for International Rural Women's Day. What a better way to celebrate Rural Women's day than by holding an event that anyone, any where could join in on. After all one of our biggest set backs living in rural and remote areas is the isolation and km to get to... well anywhere.  A little background before we share with you the 10 things we have learnt from our first Live Virtual Summit.  Tori & I live on the opposite sides of Australia we came together when Tori reached out to collaborate. This resulted in a Mini Marketing Series which turned into partnership in Big...

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The dreaded to do list + FREE printable

I remember listening or reading somewhere that to be productive, you shouldn’t waste time writing the to do list and instead you should just do the things… whoever he/she was that said this, I would like to give you a reality check. You clearly do not have a mini human to look after, running 3 business, as well as a household and all of the other everyday life things that come up in between. And I don’t know about all you other mums out there but I honestly still feel like baby brain is a real thing and Will is one and a half years old. So, here are my productivity tips for you today and how you can use...

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