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Sharon Latour

Queen Bee/CMO at Marketing Bee

Member Since November 2012

Sydney, NSW, 2000

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I hail from Mauritius, an idyllic island off the coast of Africa and moved Down Under as an international student. Being in a corporate job wasn't for me so I took my own path with $450 in the bank. I've always been passionate about SMEs and after seeing so many struggle digitally, I founded Marketing Bee. We are Australia's first cloud-based marketing department, providing digital production, social media strategy, web development and everything in between for our clients here and overseas.

Why You Don’t Need Funding To Get The Wheels Turning

A lot of entrepreneurs are demotivated to start their implementing their great ideas because they don’t have the necessary funding. This story is here to tell you that you do not need funding in or...

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How NOT to Ruin a Small Business: Tips for Hiring Marketers

Marketing is undoubtedly a crucial asset for any SME’s success. Unfortunately, a lot of startups were not too successful with their marketing providers. If you are just starting out your business,...

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My Story: From $450 to Scaling a Dream

Marketing Bee came into my mind, while I was in a well-paid, yet unsatisfying corporate job. During my nine month stint, I came to the realisation that I would never be able to "hold a job." While t...

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Be the prada of your ideal client

                                        This is Shaun Goethals our ideal customer and my little self in our new video (coming out this week). Shaun does amazin...

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Open letter to a prospect : your sh*t is broken.

                                                      Your sh*t is broken. There it is I have said it: Your shit is broken. Yes I know it’s a ...

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New credit laws will hurt sme’s

Incoming credit laws mean that every time you’re late in paying a bill, a black mark will essentially be registered against your name. Ouch. I can hear the entrepreneurial despair from far away. ...

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Sme marketing -the nationwide survey

Being an entrepreneur can be complex, exciting and sometimes a little terrifying. As a fellow small business owner I understand that more than most people do. When I first started up it all seemed s...

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Brand asset thieves

My team and I are currently in the process of investigating another business entirely copying our concept (including the branding, name and everything). The reason we are tackling this issue at the ...

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Your idea is just that.

Everyday in my job I take people's ideas,refine them and transform them into a tangible result through the application of systems and execution. All too often I hear SME's say 'I know.. I had this i...

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What's in store for SME marketing in 2014?

                                           So there I am! Back on Savvy and quite excited to be here and to connect with as many SME’s as possible. I wish...

Read more

Why You Don’t Need Funding To Get The Wheels Turning

A lot of entrepreneurs are demotivated to start their implementing their great ideas because they don’t have the necessary funding. This story is here to tell you that you do not need funding in or...

Read more

How NOT to Ruin a Small Business: Tips for Hiring Marketers

Marketing is undoubtedly a crucial asset for any SME’s success. Unfortunately, a lot of startups were not too successful with their marketing providers. If you are just starting out your business,...

Read more

My Story: From $450 to Scaling a Dream

Marketing Bee came into my mind, while I was in a well-paid, yet unsatisfying corporate job. During my nine month stint, I came to the realisation that I would never be able to "hold a job." While t...

Read more

Be the prada of your ideal client

                                        This is Shaun Goethals our ideal customer and my little self in our new video (coming out this week). Shaun does amazin...

Read more

Open letter to a prospect : your sh*t is broken.

                                                      Your sh*t is broken. There it is I have said it: Your shit is broken. Yes I know it’s a ...

Read more

New credit laws will hurt sme’s

Incoming credit laws mean that every time you’re late in paying a bill, a black mark will essentially be registered against your name. Ouch. I can hear the entrepreneurial despair from far away. ...

Read more

Sme marketing -the nationwide survey

Being an entrepreneur can be complex, exciting and sometimes a little terrifying. As a fellow small business owner I understand that more than most people do. When I first started up it all seemed s...

Read more

Brand asset thieves

My team and I are currently in the process of investigating another business entirely copying our concept (including the branding, name and everything). The reason we are tackling this issue at the ...

Read more

Your idea is just that.

Everyday in my job I take people's ideas,refine them and transform them into a tangible result through the application of systems and execution. All too often I hear SME's say 'I know.. I had this i...

Read more

What's in store for SME marketing in 2014?

                                           So there I am! Back on Savvy and quite excited to be here and to connect with as many SME’s as possible. I wish...

Read more

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Shaun Goethals, Director / Principal Consultant at IT System Solutions

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What is the most compatible and affordable presentation media?

For running online presentations I have always used WebEx or Goto meetings has anyone had...

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Micha Wotton, Head of Development at SavvySME

Asked this question - Integrating online and offline

How do you determine the most appropriate media for marketing a new business?

There is an overwhelming array of options when it comes to marketing, and for a new business with...

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Michael Reid CA, Do All The Things! at Michael L Reid CA

Asked this question - Customer acquisition

Do you use Linkedin to generate new business?

Always interested to hear peoples experiences of using the web to generate new leads and sales. I'm...

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Sharon Latour, Queen Bee/CMO at Marketing Bee

Asked this question - Sales and marketing

What are your marketing challenges in the new year?

Marketing Bee is currently creating a new site and also a new series of ebooks and workshops to...

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Todd Dewey, Consultant at Oakton

Asked this question - Social media

How do I create a social media strategy for my business?

i am involved in an organisation which has a website and facebook presence, however we are...

Sharon Latour, Queen Bee/CMO at Marketing Bee

Asked this question - Sales and marketing

What are your marketing challenges in the new year?

Marketing Bee is currently creating a new site and also a new series of ebooks and workshops to...

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Kate Toon, Owner at katetooncopywriter

Asked this question - Online marketing

Which websites accept guest blogs?

Hi, I'm looking to spread my wings into the wonderful world of guest blogging, not really after...

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