Connect2mums is Australia’s leading online community for Mumpreneurs. Connect2mums provides a safe and supportive environment for women in online businesses to get together and share information, network and gain support.
A recent survey conducted by connect2mums found that 64% of respondents identified themselves as ‘Mumpreneurs’; successful, confident and innovative entrepreneurs who choose to be self employed in their own business. Of the women who responded a further 17% were also thinking about becoming Mumpreneurs sometime in the future. These are professional women who value their time with their children but are also highly ambitious and want to feel successful as businesswomen. They believe that when it comes to success in career and in family you can have it all.
Connect2mums was launched in April 2009, and since this time has grown rapidly. Currently there are 1775 members with a projected growth to 10 000 members in 2011. Connect2mums has strong member loyalty with over 65% of visitors revisiting the site more then twice a day and more than 25% of members visiting the site over 200 times a month. Members use Connect2mums as a trusted source of information for both their business and personal needs. With members often preferring to deal with businesses and advertisers that they have developed a relationship or familiarity with through connect2mums.
The members say Connect2mums is one of the most welcoming and friendliest sites they’ve experienced and women feel safe to ask questions and offer advice and recommendations to one another in a supportive and
“I joined Connect2Mums mid 2009 and have never come across such a wonderfully supportive, helpful and inspiring group of women. The relationships I have established through Connect2Mums have given me strength and encouragement to soldier on in difficult times and the inspiration to reach for the stars and be the best I can be as a mum, a partner and a business owner. Connect2Mums is now an integral part of my life!”
Sally Naughton of Strawberry Jam Designs
Connect2mums provides members with relevant information and opportunities to interact and socialise with other mums across Australia and New Zealand. Friday night live chats, newsletters, product reviews, real-life events, competitions and articles are just some of the ways women get connected at Connect2mums.
Our business success programme Connect2u is a 6 month interactive online course and provides mumpreneurs with webinars, set tasks and articles by business mentors on a range of subjects to help these women to gain
confidence, new skills and success in their small business.
Connect2giving is Connect2mums charity segment, and supports non-profit organisations which have been founded by Mums with a vision to help others. Some of the organisations we support include:
* Mummy’s Wish - which supports Mums with cancer
* Backpacks for Aussie Kids - which supports children in crisis care
* Better than flowers - which supports Muscular Dystrophy research
At Connect2mums our vision is to be Australia’s leading Mumpreneur community and to provide support, information and a supportive place to connect for Australian mums.
Our Mumpreneurs conference and AusMumpreneur awards are a reflection of our support for women in business. This exciting event provides opportunities for women from all over Australia to come together to gain new skills, connect with fellow Mumpreneurs, be inspired by leading online business experts and celebrate the success of the best and brightest in the industry.
The AusMumpreneur Awards
The AusMumpreneur awards recognise the best and brightest in the industry, acknowledging success in business, product development and innovation in
both online and bricks and mortar businesses at a glamourous awards event held at Rydges Southbank in Brisbane.