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Hear Ye, Hear Ye: Ms. Tinu Takes Over as WGB Editor
Events, Shonali Burke, Tinu Abayomi-Paul
Hear Ye, Hear Ye: Ms. Tinu Takes Over as WGB Editor
3 October 2011

We didn’t fall into a black hole, exactly, but as we were undergoing the editorial transition, we… ok, we fell into a black hole. But we’re back now and I’m absolutely thrilled to be able to tell you that effective immediately, Tinu Abayomi-Paul is the new editor of Women Grow Business. Read more…

Sis U Bootcamp Aims to Turn Shoulds Into Coulds
Entrepreneurship, Events, Shonali Burke
Sis U Bootcamp Aims to Turn Shoulds Into Coulds
6 September 2011

Symptoms include: Habitual doing of what you think you SHOULD do versus what you WANT to do, feeling detached from your job, wondering what happened to that life or career dream, a general angst for doing the dishes… Several, major bodies of research actually focus on the cause and impact of that nasty case of “the shoulds”: Confidence. The Hot Mommas Project has cracked the code on women’s confidence, and has packaged it up in a half-day seminar. Read more…

Could the Next WGB Editor Be… You?
Events, Shonali Burke, Women In Business
Could the Next WGB Editor Be... You?
29 August 2011

Things change. People move on. That’s the cycle of life. Read more…

Small Biz Profile: Rossana Llenado
Entrepreneurship, Interviews, Women In Business
Small Biz Profile: Rossana Llenado
19 August 2011

At 25, Rossana Llenado founded AHEAD Learning Systems, Inc. , the Philippines’ pioneer in Test-Based Review programs for college entrance exams. Today, the company continues to grow through distinct service brands: AHEAD Tutorial & Review Center, AHEAD Books & Things, AHEAD Professional Network, and most recently AHEAD Interactive, which brings AHEAD’s tutorial services to the rest of the world via a dynamic proprietary video conferencing platform. Read more…

Event Alert: Free Webinar Tomorrow on Winning Government Contracts
Entrepreneurship, Events, Shonali Burke
forum.web.com
16 August 2011

Small businesses received $98 billion in government contracting opportunities in 2010. Despite this enticing number, many small businesses are staying on the sidelines and missing their fair share. The federal government has a benchmark goal of awarding 23 percent of spending to small businesses and an additional 5 percent to women-owned small businesses. Read more…

The Right Way to Build Your Email List
Marketing and PR, Shonali Burke, Women In Business
The Right Way to Build Your Email List
11 August 2011

[Republished with minor edits and permission from Waxing UnLyrical. Almost two years ago I went on a bit of a rant about how much I hate being added to email lists without my permission, especially by people I’ve “met” on Twitter or while out and about at a conference. I ran a Twtpoll on this, as well as a follow-up post, and for the most part, those who participated in the admittedly unscientific poll said that, as a practice, this sucks. Read more…

August 2011 #wgbiz Twitterchat: Transcript
Marketing and PR, Shonali Burke, social media
August 2011 #wgbiz Twitterchat: Transcript
10 August 2011

This past Monday saw the return of the monthly #wgbiz Twitterchat. When Tinu and I were talking about what we should talk about, we thought (well, actually she thought) it would be interesting to talk about “coy and decoy” marketing. Social media has evolved so much in recent years, and these days we are flooded with not just a plethora of social networks that, seemingly, all want us on all of them all the time, but there are more and more tools for one to use. Read more…

Reminder: Twitterchat on Coy/Decoy Marketing Today
Events, Shonali Burke, Women In Business
Reminder: Twitterchat on Coy/Decoy Marketing Today
8 August 2011

Seems like everyone’s using social media to promote themselves these days. Join regular contributor Tinu Abayomi-Paul for our August Twitter chat next week, when she’ll talk about all this. Tinu Abayomi-Paul rescues web sites from obscurity and shows business people how to generate leads and traffic from the web. Read more…

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