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Woman to Woman: Powerful Advice for Female Entrepreneurs

Apryl Beverly | Posted 10.19.2016 | Women
Apryl Beverly

According to the 2016 State of Women-Owned Businesses Report, commissioned by small business payment card issuer American Express OPEN, women own 11.3...

How to Manage Your Profitability in Your Small Business

Melinda Emerson | Posted 10.20.2016 | Business
Melinda Emerson

A profitable small business is rarely an accident; you have to constantly work for new revenue. Projecting profits on a financial statement in a bu...

How 10 Up-And-Coming Mompreneurs Make Time to Grow Their Blog

Elna Cain | Posted 10.18.2016 | Business
Elna Cain

While other moms are busy cleaning their house, catching the latest show on Netflix or exercising while their child naps, you're sitting in your makeshift office (a.k.a. your closet) trying to type fast and write that blog post that's supposed to have been published weeks ago.

Get Your Website in Shape!

Loolwa Khazzoom | Posted 10.18.2016 | Business
Loolwa Khazzoom

Holistic health practitioners, who make up the bulk of my PR clients, love to spread the word of healing, by educating people. This caring tendency often leads to websites that are packed with way too much information -- making it difficult to navigate the website or even figure out what exactly the practitioner does. Here are a few tips to ensure that your website is performing optimally.

Is It Time to Give Up?

Loolwa Khazzoom | Posted 10.18.2016 | Business
Loolwa Khazzoom

You've dotted your "i"s and crossed your "t"s. You have a crystal clear brand, image, and message; you know exactly who your target audience is; and you're going after it, with a solid strategy in place. And yet... you find yourself banging your head against a wall. You're getting little or no traction from media, VIPs, or venues you're outreaching. How should you interpret the (non) response?

Champions Love the 4th Quarter

Jim Fannin | Posted 10.17.2016 | Business
Jim Fannin

With two minutes to go in the game, the quarterback narrows his focus and executes a perfect pass to his receiver cutting across the middle. Touchdown!

E-Commerce Content Strategies for Boosting Online Sales

Yatin Khulbe | Posted 10.17.2016 | Business
Yatin Khulbe

If you are in the ecommerce business, you cannot deny the magnetic power of sales. The more you sell, the more your confidence grows, as does your determination to improve the experience for your customers, and to expand your existing market.

The Presidential Candidates' Plans for Small Business

David Trone | Posted 10.17.2016 | Politics
David Trone

Florida has more than 2 million small businesses with over 3 million employees. I'm proud to be the President and owner of one of them, Total Wine & ...

Small Businesses Speak Out Against Donald Trump's Tax Plan

Dave Johnson | Posted 10.16.2016 | Business
Dave Johnson

Donald Trump wants to dramatically cut taxes for the already-wealthy and their giant corporations. This would starve local communities of resources like teachers and infrastructure, while stacking the deck further against smaller, local businesses.

Should You Use a ROBS (Rollover as Business Startup) to Start a Business?

Robert Harrow | Posted 10.14.2016 | Business
Robert Harrow

If you're thinking about starting a business, one of your first major decisions will be choosing where to get funding.

How To Get People To Buy Into My Ideas - Pain and Pleasure

Tamara Kleinberg | Posted 10.13.2016 | Business
Tamara Kleinberg

Have you ever been frustrated because you feel like people aren't listening and buying into your ideas? If people can't feel the pain, they'll never see the possibilities.

Election Issues That Impact Small Businesses

Dan Steiner | Posted 10.13.2016 | Business
Dan Steiner

Election Day is quickly approaching and voters are already preparing to cast a vote to elect the next leader of our country. For small business owners, the decision goes beyond merely looking out for the interests of themselves and their families. They need to choose a leader who will do what's best for their own organization and its employees, in addition to directing the country as a whole.

The Importance of Being on Top of Your Financials (And Not Just to Please Your Accountant)

Women Entrepreneurs (WE) NYC | Posted 10.13.2016 | Women
Women Entrepreneurs (WE) NYC

These five simple tips can help you feel less intimidated by the financials so you can run your business more effectively.

Make Yourself a Hot Date...With Your Money!

Jennifer Love | Posted 10.13.2016 | Business
Jennifer Love

This article has to do with Math and Money ... wait wait wait, don't flee the scene!   That used to be my attitude, too.  In fact, if you are anythi...

My Business Jumped on the Self-Love Bandwagon too: Here's Why.

Mariska Anderson Ph.D. | Posted 10.12.2016 | Business
Mariska Anderson Ph.D.

It was the end of the month. Where had this month gone? Where had my montly goals gone? Get back to running a nice swift 5k without feeling like...

Dream Big to Accelerate Your Success

Women Entrepreneurs (WE) NYC | Posted 10.12.2016 | Women
Women Entrepreneurs (WE) NYC

As a business owner and entrepreneur I often feel swamped by the daily nitty-gritty of keeping customers happy, creating quality products and managing staff. I bet you do too.

An Internet Entrepreneur's Recipe for a Great Business and a Great Life

John Bowen | Posted 10.12.2016 | Business
John Bowen

Too many entrepreneurs are imprisoned by their own companies and need to make the transition to falling back in love with the firms they started.

5 Reasons Why Every Entrepreneur Should be a Speaker

Christopher Kai | Posted 10.11.2016 | Business
Christopher Kai

If "networking" is defined as you attending a networking event to potentially find new clients, it can often be difficult, time-consuming, expensive, and fruitless. Perhaps you attend the wrong event and meet no prospects and you spend hundreds if not thousands of dollars with zero return on investment. That isn't sustainable or an effective use of your time.

Data Scientist: Successful Businesses Are Powered By Artificial Intelligence

Vala Afshar | Posted 10.11.2016 | Technology
Vala Afshar

"All of science is nothing more than the refinement of everyday thinking." - Albert Einstein The artificial intelligence revolution has arrived. Com...

Woman Entrepreneurs Making Waves

Alex Pirouz | Posted 10.11.2016 | Business
Alex Pirouz

I'm not saying anything groundbreaking when I say the Entrepreneurial scene has really taken off over the past 5 years. This in turn has seen more and more women start and grow businesses, in Australia alone that increase has been phenomenal.

Unstoppable Trump Train: Steam-Rolling Movement for Change, Driven by American Business Women Leaders Concern for National Security and Growth

Noel Irwin Hentschel | Posted 10.09.2016 | Politics
Noel Irwin Hentschel

Senator John Mc Cain has always reminded Americans to serve a cause bigger than any one person, for America's future. That is exactly why the "we want...

How To Say No To The Wrong Clients

Melissa Heisler | Posted 10.07.2016 | GPS for the Soul
Melissa Heisler

Look around your life. Are there people or projects that no longer serve you? Are you ready to release them, remove what is not working, and allow better to come your way?

Trump and Pence Voted Best CEO-President and VP-COO Team by American Business Women Leaders, Bottom Line: Jobs and Security

Noel Irwin Hentschel | Posted 10.07.2016 | Politics
Noel Irwin Hentschel

The winning strategy for American workers by scores of American Business Women Leaders is Trump-Pence leading the USA as CEO-President and VP-COO. The...

3 Ways to Boost Online Sales for Small Business Owners

John Rampton | Posted 10.10.2016 | Business
John Rampton

Managing an online store is no easy task. If you sell shoes online, what draws the customers to you instead of the thousands of other shoe stores out there? There is no single solution to boost your online sales, but there are definitely proven methods that can put you on the right track. Here are 3 great ways to boost your online sales.

The Best Way to Save Money? Hang a Photo of Chris Rock's 'Dad' on Your Wall.

Gene Marks | Posted 01.26.2017 | Business
Gene Marks

Actor Terry Crews is one of the funniest guys around. He's hilarious as the Old Spice man, stole the show as a boot camp instructor in Bridesmaids and makes audiences laugh every week on Brooklyn Nine-Nine. But huge fans of Terry (like me) remember him in one of his earliest roles -- the TV-father of the then-young Chris Rock on the show Everybody Hates Chris.