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Tuesday, November 22, 2022

Reasons Your Business Should Get Involved in the Community

Reasons Your Business Should Get Involved in the Community

When first starting your business, finding ways to attract customers without spending too much money can be challenging. Funds are always limited early on, but you need to build your consumer base somehow. One technique you could take advantage of with a relatively low starting cost is getting involved in the community. There are many reasons why this is so beneficial for businesses, and we’ll go over them with you in this brief guide.

Monday, October 31, 2022

Self-Advocacy for Women in the Workplace

Self-Advocacy for Women in the Workplace

With the wage gap still in existence and women facing discrimination in STEM and leadership roles, the ability to advocate for yourself is as vital as ever. Here are some tips for women to practice self-advocacy in the workplace.

Thursday, September 15, 2022

What Is an Affirmative Action Plan and Do You Need One?

What Is an Affirmative Action Plan and Do You Need One?

When your company meets certain criteria, it’s necessary for you to create and update an affirmative action plan to meet the guidelines of the OFCCP. This criterion includes:

  • If your business works with the federal government as a contractor or subcontractor and your contracts are valued at $50,000 or more.
  • If your company has 50 or more employees—including part-time and seasonal employees.

Just because you know your company meets such criteria, however, doesn’t exactly explain what an AAP is. To help you create an effective plan that satisfies the OFCCP, let's talk about what an affirmative plan is.

Thursday, September 1, 2022

The Proper Licenses You Need To Open a Salon

The Proper Licenses You Need To Open a Salon

When you embark on a journey like opening a salon, there are all kinds of things you’ll need to get done. Procuring the correct permits and licenses is one of those priorities. Here are the proper licenses you need to open a salon.

Monday, August 15, 2022

3 Beauty Careers You Can Start From Home

3 Beauty Careers You Can Start From Home

Many people in the beauty industry are offering services from the comfort of their own homes. There are no limits to the success you can have if you can provide a great service to clients. Here are three beauty careers you can start from home.

How To Grow Your Business’s Online Presence

How To Grow Your Business’s Online Presence

People searching for a product or service will automatically turn to their screens to find what they want; for you to grow or get more business, you need to stay at the top of the main options. There are innovative and simple ways to achieve expansion, and online presence will reflect more sales and shares within your market. These tips on how to grow your business’s online presence will help you get to that next stage.

Wednesday, July 27, 2022

How To Use the Loan for Your Catering Business

How To Use the Loan for Your Catering Business

A women-owned company has the potential to be unique and life-changing for the community it’s in, regardless of the type of business. Starting your own catering business is a great idea to showcase your cooking, recipes, and hospitality. To ensure your company takes off, understand how you can use the loan you received for your business in the best ways possible to get your name on the board.


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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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