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Givers Gain: A Small Business Networking Strategy

I hope I’m about to change the way you view small business networking for female entrepreneurs. If you’ve heard that before, and still have the same amount of contempt for stuffy luncheons in random hotel meeting rooms with people you don’t know, well then you’re in for a treat. This new networking method does away with just about everything you’ve learnt to despise about this necessary function of business marketing. You see, up until now, you’ve probably viewed networking events as a...

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The Best Business Ideas for You

You have a strong entrepreneurial spirit, and a desire to start your very own business. As a smart, motivated businesswoman, you have plenty to prove, a range of business ideas to choose from, and a strong desire to succeed. But what’s your best path to success? What type of business should you start? And how will you choose the best business idea for you? Are you a Born Entrepreneur? That’s not always the case. Sometimes, an entrepreneur is born. She’s motivated. She’s an over-achiever....

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How to use Publicity to Grow your Business

One of a small or micro business owner’s biggest challenges is getting the word out about her business. You know your ideal customers are out there, and that they need your product or service. But how are you going to reach them? Without busting your shoestring budget with advertising? Publicity is one fabulous way to put your business in front of your target market. It’s rather simple in theory: Find the publications and media outlets that are delivering news to your target market.Appeal...

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How to use Publicity to Grow Your Business
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7 Powerful Strategies to Help You Get Through Those Days When You Just Want to Give Up on Your Dream

I’m not usually one to focus my time and energy on things that aren’t working because I’m acutely aware that “What we focus on grows and expands” and all of that. And yet, I also think there’s enormous value in sharing our vulnerability and real-life struggles so that we know we’re not alone and so that we can help each other through them. And sometimes we have days where it all just feels really hard. And it’s OK to feel that way every now and then. It’s part of the natural cycle of...

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Leverage the Abundance Factor

Women entrepreneurs have been told for decades that we have to choose: Marriage or Start-Up, Family or Business, Recreation or Success. When in fact, the truth lies in an entirely different place. It turns out that the happier we are in our personal lives, the more productive and profitable our businesses are. How can this be? Well, it turns out that the attitude that causes lots of good things to happen in our lives is the same attitude that promotes success. One area supports the other,...

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7 Ways To Be An Inspiring Leader In Small Business

Those of us who choose to be a small business owner are in some way required to step into leadership, even if we’re not explicitly aware of it. When I quit my corporate career of almost fifteen years as a Consulting Engineer in 2011, it wasn’t because I wanted to become a leader. I had taken on various leadership roles throughout my career and enjoyed the opportunity to lead, support, and inspire others. But I quit my corporate career because I wanted to experience more joy in my work, more...

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What’s in a Business Plan: 15 Things Every Businesswoman Should Know

There are lots of reasons to have a business plan, and I’m sure you’re aware of many of them. However, one of the most important reasons—and one that’s often overlooked—is the value of having a business plan for your own inspiration, motivation, guidance and achievement.

need to make beneficial decisions for the building and growth of your start-up, small business or micro-business.

Here are 15 things every business plan needs to include!

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What You Need to Know About How to Create an Online Course

So, you’re interested in packaging up your knowledge and want to know how to create an online course? Online courses can be nice little assets for your business, and have the potential to create a semi-passive income stream when done the right way. But don’t be fooled into thinking it’s an easy process. If you slap something together quickly and then sit back and wait for the dollars to roll in, you may be left a little disappointed. First up, let’s take a look at the four components that...

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