Yarrawonga’s Corina Downie has been nominated for a 2017 AusMumpreneur Award to be presented in Sydney in August..
The AusMumpreneur Awards organised by the The AusMumpreneur Network, celebrate and recognize Australian mums in buisness achieving outstanding success in areas such as business excellence, product development, customer service and digital innovation..
The awards are designed to recognize the growing number of women who successfully balance motherhood and business in a way that suits their life and their fmily..
Corina Downie is a mother is a mother of 2 and a wife who is building “a life by design”..
“Through my social media and website, www.corinadownie.com I empower and motivate other women to build businesses around their children and families so they can live a lifestyle that they design”..Corina said..
“After living 15 plus years and 80 hour weeks in a traditional business as a hirdresser, i suffered a hand injury plus i was missing out on time with my children..
“I was trading time for money and i knew that there had to be a better way..
“I sold my home and my business in Melbourne and moved my family to Yarrawongss for a tree change 6 and a hlf years ago..
At the time she told her husband she was going to work from home to supplement their income..
“I literally googled “work from home” on the internet and with virtually no computer skills, I started to learn everything I could about online businesses, branding and marketing” she said..
“I saw other women doing it so i figured if they could do it, then i could do it too..
You have to find a mentor and the right business model, brand yourself and then treat your business like a business and not a hobby..
For more information on the AusMumpreneur Awards or to vote for Corina Downie visit https://www.surveymonkey.com/r/ausmum17 and go to the INFLUENCER AWARD in the drop down menu and vote for Corina Downie..
For more information on Corina Downie go to her website at www.corinadownie.com ..