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Kiwi mum uses power of internet to help small businesses

An Auckland mother of three and small business owner has launched a new website to help Kiwi small business grow using the power of the internet.

Kiri Mayers says her website,, with the tag line “You CAN do it all”, aims to support, empower and inspire people juggling multiple responsibilities.

“I wanted to create an income stream that didn’t compromise my family and I want to help others to be able to do the same,” Mayers explains.

“With technology and resources at our fingertips, the old rules go out the window; you can now work almost anywhere, anytime and you can utilise people and products from all over the globe.”

She adds, “There is no reason why a person should not be able to do it all.” will house resources and opportunities for small business owners including a free advertising and networking scheme called Small Business Showcase.

The Small Business Showcase will highlight up to 15 small businesses a fortnight through various social media channels increasing exposure for these businesses.

“I know how hard it is to get started and make a name for yourself as a small business and I’m happy to help people gain exposure where I can,” Mayers says.

The business owners involved will also have the opportunity to network and share best practices via social media platforms throughout their showcase.

Interested parties can view, subscribe to the site and follow on all major social media platforms, Mayers says.