Win 2 tickets to Let’s Talk Business: how to reduce your costs and increase your revenues through outsourcing

Valerie and Matt Barrie FEATUREI’m a big fan of outsourcing. I don’t just mean engaging contractors or freelancers to perform tasks like accounting, virtual assistance and so on. I mean taking advantage of outsourcing services like and

When you do this, you can access talented people across the globe at affordable rates. I have engaged some of my most reliable suppliers in this way. So I’m delighted to be moderating the first seminar in the Let’s Talk Business series run by the City of Sydney – the topic is “Outsourcing: costs down + revenues up”.

You’ll hear from outsourcing providers and I’ll also be chatting to small business owners who have successfully used outsourcing to improve their profit margins.

Featuring Matt Barrie, CEO of and Ross Dawson, chairman of Advanced Human Technologies, I’m sure you’ll leave the event with new ideas and strategies on how you can use outsourcing in your business.

I’ll also be happy to talk to you about my outsourcing process – and how it’s saved me time and money.

When: Tuesday 3 April 2012
Event location: Customs House, 31 Alfred Street, Circular Quay Click for map
Event time: 6:00 pm to 8:30 pm
Cost: $55
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However, I have 2 tickets to give away to the event on 3 April 2012. All you need to do is email an answer to this question: Why do you want to attend the event?

Send your answer, along with your phone number, to tickets [at] spindriftmedia [dot] com [com] au by 12 noon Friday 30 March 2012.

We’ll notify winners by 5pm Friday. The best answer wins!

About Valerie Khoo

Valerie Khoo is founder and national director of the Australian Writers' Centre, the country's leading centre for writing courses. She is a journalist, blogger and author. Her latest book is "Power Stories: The 8 stories you MUST tell to build an epic business" (Wiley). Valerie is a keynote speaker, small business commentator, and investor and mentor to startups and businesses in Australia.