Be inspired

Get tips from our mentors, experts, and thought leaders on how to grow and improve your business.

Watch our series

Watch our six part series here. See how our six retailers take their business from bricks and mortar stores, to global heights.

Episode One - In this first episode of Bricks & Clicks we meet online success story Jane Cay, the founder of Birdsnest. A fashion retailer based in Cooma, Cay brand has a global reach thanks to savvy digital marketing and great products. . Plus we meet the six small business owners who are taking part in our Bricks & Clicks incubator at International Towers Barangaroo.
Episode Two - In this week’s episode of Bricks & Clicks our retailers descend upon International Towers, Barangaroo, to begin their first sprint weekend. After being welcomed to the Towers they receive their first expert advice from Aussie success story Jane Cay, founder of online retailer birdsnest. The retailers also learn more about the importance of creating a great customer experience and discover the basics of setting up a website from Netregistry’s Head of Marketing, Nick Wilson.
Episode Three - In this week's episode of Bricks & Clicks our retailers get some sage advice from small business success story Irene Falcone. Falcone started her small business with just $100 and recently sold it for $20 million. We also catch up with Jason Robinson, Xero accounting partner of the year and CPA director RBK Advisory to chat about payments. He also shared with our group some tips on how to manage those cashflow problems.
Episode Four - In this week's episode of Bricks & Clicks our six retailers get some great advice from million dollar mentor Mick Spencer of online custom apparel business ONTHEGO. Plus Netregistry's resident marketing expert Nick Wilson swings by International Towers for another chat. He shares with our business owners his top tips for setting up for online sales.
Episode Five - On this week's episode of Bricks & Clicks, Trent Innes, Managing Director Australia and Asia, Xero drops in to meet our six retailers. Trent gives them the lowdown on all the elements they need to consider when scaling their business. While our million dollar mentor, Tom Griffin, of Emma & Tom's fame shares his experience of business growth and the strategies you need to keep in mind when growing at a pace.
Episode 6 - In our final episode of Bricks & Clicks, we reveal how our six retailers have progressed on their journey to become global online brands.

Meet our mentors

Our mentors are real life ‘bricks and clicks’ success stories who will motivate and inspire you on your own journey to take your business to global heights. Watch their stories below to learn how they built and grew their own thriving online businesses.

Meet Jane Cay, Founder of Birdsnest.
Meet Irene Falcone, Founder of Nourished Life.
Meet Basil Karam, CEO and Co-founder of Life Interiors.
Meet Mick Spencer, CEO and Founder of ONTHEGO custom apparel
Meet Tom Griffith, Co-founder of Emma & Tom's

Meet our experts

Our experts are here to assist you with our educational course and offer extra tips and tricks to help you as you go through each lesson. Take a look at some of their expert tips to learn what tools and strategies they use to grow their own businesses.

Nick Wilson, Head of Marketing at Netregistry on setting up a website.
Jason Robinson, CPA and director at RBK Advisory (Proudly partnered with Xero)
Melissa Fai, special counsel, Gilbert + Tobin on digital compliance
Nick Wilson, Head of Marketing at Netregistry on selling online
Trent Innes, Managing Director Australia and Asia at Xero on managing growth

Meet our thought leaders

Our thought leaders are here to give you some extra “food for thought” as you go through the course - and give you an extra dose of inspiration! Take a look at some of the ways you can deliver some extra impact with your business.

Meet International Towers' Head of Marketing & Stakeholder Engagement, Jodie Taylor, who shares her tips on reputation management.
Meet Technical developer at Green Building Council of Australia, Devan Valenti, who gives his tips on how to introduce sustainability to your business.
Meet Founder at Be Human, Samantha Allen who gives her insights on how to be more human in your business
Meet Co-Founder at Dubber, Steve McGovern on how to introduce AI into your small business