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Women in Business Tip: How to Find Women’s Events
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Women in Business Tip: How to Find Women’s Events
8 April 2014

If you’re feeling frustrated because you feel like you need some businesswoman-to-businesswoman camaraderie, don’t give up. Women’s events and meetings are out there; you just need to know where to look. Start with your Chamber of Commerce and your local SCORE office (disclosure: SCORE is a client of my company). Read more…

    Women in Business Tip: 4 Ways to Create Your Own Networking Group
    Home Page Blog, Networking, On Your Way
    Women in Business Tip: 4 Ways to Create Your Own Networking Group
    19 December 2013

    Although the number of women-owned businesses in the U.S. continues to rise, women business owners still have a tough time finding accessible role models and mentors to help them through the ups and downs of entrepreneurship. If you’re still lacking adequate support, think about starting your own networking group. Here are four ways to make it happen: 1) Start small by scheduling regular lunches or coffee time with an entrepreneurial friend. Read more…

      Small Business Tip of the Day: 4 Ways to Boost Your Reach on Linkedin
      Home Page Blog, Networking, On Your Way
      Small Business Tip of the Day: 4 Ways to Boost Your Reach on Linkedin
      19 November 2013

      If you’re using social media as a way to get more users to your business website, it might surprise you to learn the platform that drives more traffic to corporate websites than all the other social media platforms combined is LinkedIn. According to an Investis IQ Audience Insight Report, LinkedIn accounts for nearly two-thirds of all traffic that comes from social media to corporate sites. How to get more reach on LinkedIn? 1) Since LinkedIn is more about professional networking than personal or consumer use, make sure your LinkedIn photo is professional (leave the dog picture for Facebook). Read more…

        5 Easy Ways to Get More Leads
        Getting Advanced, Home Page Blog, Networking
        5 Easy Ways to Get More Leads
        21 October 2013

        The saying, “There’s strength in numbers,” applies to just about everything—and even to lead generation. Here are some ideas for how a small business can generate leads by tapping into their network of both individuals and businesses. Tap into your satisfied customers for referrals. Read more…

          New Social Network for Women Entrepreneurs and Business Owners
          Business, Gini Dietrich, Networking
          New Social Network for Women Entrepreneurs and Business Owners
          26 April 2012

          There is a new social network worth checking out… and it’s for women entrepreneurs and business owners. Project Eve, launched just a month ago by two recovering investment bankers, is dedicated to furthering women’s understanding about business and overcoming hindrances to action. Sorry, guys. Read more…

            Join us for a Women’s Leadership Soiree During Social Media Week DC (#smwwdc)
            Entrepreneurship, Events, Jill Foster
            Join us for a Women's Leadership Soiree During Social Media Week DC (#smwwdc)
            18 January 2012

            We’ll be converging on the 5th & K St location of Busboys and Poets at 5:30 pm on Wednesday, February 15, 2012. Go by our Eventbrite page to add it to your calendar now – if you won’t be in DC to attend, please share the link with your crowd. There are NO tickets available at the door, and we’re only allowed to admit a certain number of people to our cozy loft space. Read more…

              Are You Using Your Local Resources?
              Entrepreneurship, Events, Networking
              Are You Using Your Local Resources?
              23 June 2011

              Next week, I’m participating in a panel on “Getting Started with Social Media for your Small Business” being run by the Rockville Women’s Business Center (WBC). It’s one of a slew of seminars the Rockville WBC offers. Other topics include government contracting, the ABCS of starting a business, presenting your business plan, and human resources 101. Read more…

                Networking – A Way of Life
                Guest Posts, Networking, Women In Business
                Networking - A Way of Life
                23 March 2011

                Today’s job climate makes networking even more important than ever; it is a necessity, not an option. Large companies are growing at a slower pace than in the past, and people who previously have targeted only large corporations are looking elsewhere, often to smaller companies. Workers are changing jobs more frequently, elevating the importance of a strong network. Read more…

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