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Marissa Mayer, Telecommuting and The Business Woman Reaction
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Marissa Mayer, Telecommuting and The Business Woman Reaction
27 February 2013

The top story I’ve been watching this week was the decision by Marissa Meyer, CEO of Yahoo, recently transplanted from Google, to end telecommuting at Yahoo by telling remote workers to come in or quit by June. I’ve been slow to form an opinion on the matter for several reasons. First, I know how hard it is to make difficult business decisions that affect more than just you. Read more…

Register.com Facebook Photo Contest: Enter to Win!
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Register.com Facebook Photo Contest: Enter to Win!
25 February 2013

Register. com is launching a Facebook photo contest!   The winners will be awarded a premium eCommerce package for one year.   If you are considering starting up an online store, this is a great opportunity to test the waters. Read more…

XPotomac Live Blog In Progress
Business,Women In Business
XPotomac Live Blog In Progress
25 February 2013

In this spot, as Monday goes on, will be our live blog coverage of xPotomac (see our Friday post for more details). If you’re an attendee, all you need to do is use the #xpotomac hashtag in order to get us to see your tweet. Feel free to use the #wgbiz hashtag too if you had a unique observation you think we may have missed. Read more…

DEADLINE: Submit Your #WisdomOfWomen Quote to CNN Leading Women by Midnight
Business, Empowerment, Events
DEADLINE: Submit Your #WisdomOfWomen Quote to CNN Leading Women by Midnight
24 February 2013

From what I hear from the Women Grow Business community when I’m out and about, we just love CNN’s Leading Women column, especially their Twitter initiatives. If you’ve previously missed out on participating in some of their recent columns, this could be your chance. The most recent project they’re working on is for International Women’s Day, coming up on March 8th. Read more…

Updated! 5 Things You Need to Know for xPotomac on Monday #xpotomac
Business, Events, Women In Business
Updated! 5 Things You Need to Know for xPotomac on Monday #xpotomac
22 February 2013

xPotomac is happening on Monday, February 25, starting at 8:30 am. There are still a handful of tickets available. If you missed our announcement about the xPotomac conference, it’s a gathering limited to 120 registrants and 8 speakers, where the focus is on the intersection of digital and business. Read more…

Friday Small Business Roundup: Women Business Owners’ Issues and More
eCommerce, Facebook/Social Media, internet marketing
forum.web.com
22 February 2013

Learn what a new Web. com study found about the outlook and attitudes of women business owners. Read Rieva Lesonsky’s The State of Women-Owned Businesses, 2013. Read more…

Highlights from Building a Positive Hospitality Brand Online #smwHospitality
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Highlights from Building a Positive Hospitality Brand Online #smwHospitality
20 February 2013

Earlier this evening, I attended the sold out session hosted by Pappas Group, “From React to Ignite: Building a Positive Hospitality Brand Online”, held in a beautiful venue I didn’t know about, Hamilton Live, part of the Hamilton in DC. (Been to the Hamilton about a dozen times in the last couple of years – had no idea they had this classy night spot downstairs. Because of the people who were on the panel, I was really interested in going – not just because I know some of them, but because having that much combined knowledge on this topic in one room is a rarity. Read more…

Social Media Week Spotlight for Tuesday – Top Available Must-See Sessions for Washington DC
Business,Women In Business
Social Media Week Spotlight for Tuesday - Top Available Must-See Sessions for Washington DC
18 February 2013

Ah, Social Media Week. Each year I both anticipate and dread it, as I do all DC conferences. I love the idea of being able to do a lot of networking, meet brilliant start-up geniuses, and learn all types of new things. Read more…

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