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Women in Business Tip: When You’re Starting a Business, What Types Have the Most Longevity?
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Women in Business Tip: When You’re Starting a Business, What Types Have the Most Longevity?
13 March 2014

Debunking the myth that women-owned businesses don’t last as long as male-owned businesses, a recent Cornell University study showed that in many industries, women-owned businesses actually survive longer. Disputing the “Female Underperformance Hypothesis,” researchers found the most longevity in women-run educational services, clothing, gift-related businesses and dance studios. However, not all women-owned businesses with high survival rates were in industries we think of as typically “female”—for example, the alcohol sales and service industry had a high rate of longevity for women-owned businesses. Read more…

    Secrets of Success: Shahab Kaviani
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    Secrets of Success: Shahab Kaviani
    12 March 2014

    We’ve launched Secrets of Success, a new weekly interview series here at Web. com’s Small Business Forum. I’ve asked some of the smartest, most innovative, most successful people I know to share their insights and success secrets. Read more…

      Women in Business Tip: New Source of Startup Capital for Women Business Owners
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      Women in Business Tip: New Source of Startup Capital for Women Business Owners
      11 March 2014

      Fashion designer Tory Burch started her boutique business in 2004 in the Nolita shopping neighborhood of Manhattan on Elizabeth Street. Fast forward 10 years later and Tory Burch has launched another venture called Elizabeth Street Capital to help early-stage women business owners (those who have been in business about two years) get access to low-cost capital, mentoring support and networking opportunities to grow their businesses. Launched with an investment of $10 million from Bank of America, the program will initially support women entrepreneurs in Boston, Charlotte, Las Vegas, New York, Philadelphia and San Francisco, but will expand to additional markets over the next two years. Read more…

        Secrets of Success: Allison Karl O’Kelly
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        Secrets of Success: Allison Karl O’Kelly
        5 March 2014

        We’ve launched Secrets of Success, a new weekly interview series here at Web. com’s Small Business Forum. I’ve asked some of the smartest, most innovative, most successful people I know to share their insights and success secrets. Read more…

          Secrets of Success: Toffer Grant
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          Secrets of Success: Toffer Grant
          26 February 2014

          We’ve launched Secrets of Success, a new weekly interview series here at Web. com’s Small Business Forum. I’ve asked some of the smartest, most innovative, most successful people I know to share their insights and success secrets. Read more…

            Secrets of Success: Liz Lange
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            Secrets of Success: Liz Lange
            19 February 2014

            We’ve launched Secrets of Success, a new weekly interview series here at Web. com’s Small Business Forum. I’ve asked some of the smartest, most innovative, most successful people I know to share their insights and success secrets. Read more…

              Women in Business Tip: Girl Power: Does Education Matter?
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              Women in Business Tip: Girl Power: Does Education Matter?
              18 February 2014

              Between 1997 and 2013, the number of new businesses increased by 41 percent, but the number of women-owned firms increased by 59 percent. That’s a rate one and a half times the national average. Who were these female small business founders? They’re not uneducated, that’s for sure. Read more…

                Secrets of Success: Heather Thomson
                Entrepreneurship, Home Page Blog, Interviews
                Secrets of Success: Heather Thomson
                5 February 2014

                We’ve launched Secrets of Success, a new weekly interview series here at Web. com’s Small Business Forum. I’ve asked some of the smartest, most innovative, most successful people I know to share their insights and success secrets. Read more…

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