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Wednesday, June 29, 2022

How To Start a Photography Business From Home


Starting a business from home has never been more accessible and obtainable than it is today, thanks to modern-day social media and access to the internet. These excellent resources have made it easier to reach broad audiences of people, making small business owners more discoverable. There are a few easy steps you can take to start your photography business from home and elevate it from the ground up. Continue reading to learn more.

Wednesday, June 22, 2022

Ways To Save Money When Starting Your Women-Owned Business

 

Ways To Save Money When Starting Your Women-Owned Business

Women in business is nothing new, but there are still institutional obstacles and old-fashioned ways of thinking that make it much harder for women to succeed. Starting your women-owned business may be a challenge, but there are still ways to save money and succeed, even when there are so many barriers in the way.

Monday, July 15, 2019

Sheryl Sandberg’s Career: Facebook’s Capable Leader

Sheryl Sandberg, COO at Facebook

Sheryl Sandberg’s career shouldn’t be measured by profit margins, but rather by the praise of the people around her. Though she has recently been criticized for her role in Facebook’s privacy scandals, her career has encompassed much more than that.

Wednesday, June 12, 2019

Pop Singer to Business Owner: Rihanna’s Fenty Beauty Story

Rihanna, founder of Fenty Beauty

At just 31-years old, Robyn Rihanna Fenty - known simply as Rihanna - is already one of the most influential women in the world. Since 2005, she has had a booming career as a singer, but in recent years, Rihanna’s influence has expanded into the business world. Her makeup company, Fenty Beauty, has taken the world by storm. Lauded for its high-quality products and inclusive shade range, Rihanna’s Fenty Beauty line has impressive origins and an even more promising future.

Wednesday, May 29, 2019

How Oprah Winfrey Became the "Queen of All Media"


One of the most influential celebrities in the world, Oprah Winfrey has done it all - and has made history while she’s at it. Below, we touch on some of her highest achievements in media.

Tuesday, May 14, 2019

Young Female Entrepreneurs: Learning from Spanx’s Success

Sara Blakely, founder of Spanx

Sara Blakely, the founder of Spanx, believes in the power of undergarments to shape a woman’s perception of herself. Spanx’s mission has grown from offering an effective solution to bulky underwear seams and bunching to acting as a lifesaver and self-esteem booster for millions of women. Learn the story behind the beloved shapewear brand and how it started.

Thursday, May 9, 2019

5 Inspirational Female Entrepreneurs Making Their Mark

Ritu Narayan, founder of Zūm
Ritu Narayan, founder of Zūm

Tenacity, drive, and persistence - three traits essential to making it as an entrepreneur. The road to success is even harder for female entrepreneurs; however, more and more women are rising to the top. Discover five inspirational female entrepreneurs making their mark across various industries.


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Top Business Women Events & Workshops:
Every year, hundreds of local, national and international events are held around the world for business women and entrepreneurs. These events include conferences, expos, workshops, seminars and more. And, the mission is always the same: to help women and girls to become more successful in business. [Find an event to attend...]



Top Business Women Facts & Statistics:
Women-owned businesses in the United States continue to grow at a faster rate then any other demographic. Not only that, women-owned businesses are generating more revenue, hiring more employees, and contributing more to the national economy. Remarkably, the growth is not just in one state or city, but all over the country amongst all ethnic groups. Women have truly proven themselves to be talented and intelligent business owners. [Get the facts...]



Top Business Women Organizations:
There are many organizations and foundations that help women. Usually, their goal is to help women attend college, get a job, get free daycare, and/or deal with emotional or physical abuse. However, there are also many organizations that empower women to start successful businesses. Typically, they offer professional networking, education and training, and/or business facilities or centers that can be used. [Find the right organization for you...]



Top Publications For Professional Women:
Reading is a great way to educate many people all at once. Because of this, many publications are dedicated to helping and inspiring women in business. In fact, there are quite a few magazines, newsletters, blogs, and even books that all aim to be powerful resources to sustain women entrepreneurs. [Find a publication that meets your needs...]



Top Grants & Other Funding Options for Woman-Owned Companies:
Funding and raising capital has always been a huge challenge for women-owned businesses. Because of gender discrimination, unfair business practices, and other factors, many women around the world struggle to raise much-needed capital, to start a new business, and/or to keep the business they have afloat. [Get funded...]




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