Beating Around The Bush
About This Show
Beating Around the Bush is the official podcast of the Rural Business Collective. This is where Fleur Anderson joins other entrepreneurs, experts, business people & community leaders to talk about topics relevant to their community and rural and regional Australia.
Most Recent Episode
Fiona McFarlane from cherrygift.com
2 days ago
Cairns entrepreneur Fiona McFarlane talks to Jayne Cuddihy in Beating Around the Bush.She is the founder of cherrygift.com, an SMS gift service.Associated with https://www.skal.org/ Fiona says contacts are everything when it comes to starting a business.http://www.cairnspost.com.au/business/new-skal-president-from-cairns-is-youngest-in-australian-history/news-story/1317eb9c555ea4cd91974cfbd3ba7324Cherrygift.com was a finalist at the Queensland Pitchfest event https://regionalpitchfest.com/qld/She cites The Space in Cairns http://thespacecairns.com/ as a huge support and a vibrant showcase of the local startups and ideas about the region.Fiona has also been involved in the establishment of the FNQ Angels- a funding option for startups.She says a huge amount of her inspiration and information comes from the internet, not least following everyone she can on Twitter @Twitter has been priceless- follow everyone you can! And follow @cherrygiftedFind her on Facebook https://www.facebook.com/cherrygifted/