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Interview with List.ly Co-founder Nick Kellet
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 Interview with List.ly Co-founder Nick Kellet
17 March 2014

Nick Kellet is the co-founder of List. ly, one of my favorite curation and blogging tools. Listly is a social-list content platform, combining crowdsourcing, content curation & embeddable lists to drive high-level community engagement, live inside your blog posts. Read more…

Interview with Allen Mireles
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Interview with Allen Mireles
27 February 2014

Allen has been a friend of the Women Grow Business community for several years, contributing as both a guest expert, and even as a guest host of the Women Grow Business chat back in its Twitter days. We’re delighted to present the following interview with Allen Mireles, where we asked her about her triumphs and struggles with being a small business owner, how she uses digital marketing to overcome challenges, as well as her favorite tools. Allen Mireles Marketing is an integrated marketing and social media consultancy based outside of Toledo, Ohio. Read more…

3 Google Tools You Can Use In Your Basic Marketing Research
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3 Google Tools You Can Use In Your Basic Marketing Research
14 February 2014

Previously, we talked about why it’s a good idea to do marketing research. For the small business, especially the solo entrepreneur, it can be cost-prohibitive to conduct even basic research – if you don’t know where to look. Google has a few inexpensive or free tools that small business owners can use to gain insight into what potential customers are thinking and what their pains are. Read more…

Why Your Business Still Needs to Do Marketing Research
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Why Your Business Still Needs to Do Marketing Research
10 February 2014

If you don’t know your market, you have no hopes of serving them. If you aren’t serving them, sales will be low. If sales are low you’re out of business. Read more…

Free Help for Women Business Owners who need WOSB Certification from AMEX Open & WIPP
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Free Help for Women Business Owners who need WOSB Certification from AMEX Open & WIPP
10 February 2014

Five percent of that is specifically set aside for women-owned businesses – a goal that has yet to be met. If you’re interested in taking advantage of this and you own a small business, help is on the way. In 2011, the Small Business Administration’s Women-Owned Small Business (WOSB) Federal Contract Program went into effect to help give women business owners more opportunities to secure government contracts. Read more…

Trademark Basics for Companies of All Sizes, Straight from the USPTO
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Trademark Basics for Companies of All Sizes, Straight from the USPTO
5 February 2014

From time to time, small business owners create something so unique, it needs protection. If it’s the form of the written word, it can be copyrighted, for example. And unique inventions can be protected by patents. Read more…

365 Acounts to Follow on Twitter for Women in Business
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365 Acounts to Follow on Twitter for Women in Business
31 January 2014

Twitter can be a frustrating social media network for a new person to join. – among other things. But if you’re not familiar with Twitter it’s hard to understand what it can be used for upon first glance. Read more…

Women In Business Interviews: SEO and Blogging Expert Ann Smarty
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Women In Business Interviews: SEO and Blogging Expert Ann Smarty
20 January 2014

Ann Smarty recently joined our Women Grow Business community as the lsst guest expert for the Twitter version of our monthly chat with women in business. She’s a self-funded online entrepreneur, founder of MyBlogGuest. com and co-founder of ViralContentBuzz, who started her first project 4 years ago. Read more…

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