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Small Business Tip of the Day: Is Crowdfunding For You?
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Small Business Tip of the Day: Is Crowdfunding For You?
21 October 2013

While crowdfunding has gotten a lot of press in the past few years and crowdfunding success stories tell tales of easy startup money, according to small business insurance provider Hiscox’s latest report, the majority of business owners surveyed say they have not considered crowdfunding as a viable option—even though 95 percent of respondents ages 30 to 39 say getting funding for a new business isn’t easy. Given that they’re struggling for cash, why are small businesses not flocking to crowdfunding in droves? It could be the traditional industries of the businesses surveyed (one-third of the businesses provided business or professional services). Before you decide to try crowdfunding, read up about it on the SBA website and ask fellow business owners who’ve done it what their experience was like. Read more…

Women in Business Interviews: Crowdfunding Expert and TV Show Host Dr. Letitia Wright (@drwright1)
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Women in Business Interviews: Crowdfunding Expert and TV Show Host Dr. Letitia Wright (@drwright1)
28 September 2013

Dr. Letitia Wright is a Women Grow Business community member, and recent guest expert. As a crowd funding strategist, she teaches workshops for Small Business Administration, California State University at San Bernardino  and MOM 2.0. Read more…

4 Ways Crowdsourcing Can Help Grow Your Business
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4 Ways Crowdsourcing Can Help Grow Your Business
15 July 2013

Crowdsourcing has been a buzzword for a while now, especially around funding (via Kickstarter, IndieGoGo, or numerous niche sites that have popped up) and content (everything from quotes and best-of lists to photos and videos). That last part is key, because creating a community means you are connecting with people, and those connections lead to long-term relationships. I don’t know about you, but I prefer to build long-term relationships with my clients and target market as I grow my business. Read more…

Highlights from Crowdfunding #WgBiz chat with Dr. Letitia Wright
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Highlights from Crowdfunding #WgBiz chat with Dr. Letitia Wright
12 September 2012

Dr. It seemed only too fitting that we should start the unofficial resume of the business year with a chat about getting morning for your business. And it was our honor to have crowdfunding expert Dr. Read more…

Women Grow Business Chat Series Welcomes CrowdFunding Guest Expert Dr. Letitia Wright
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Women Grow Business Chat Series Welcomes CrowdFunding Guest Expert Dr. Letitia Wright
10 September 2012

For this September’s Women In Business Twitter chat, we are honored to have community member Dr. Letitia Wright (@DrWright1), who is one of the leading crowd-funding experts for small business owners. She’s agreed to teach us about Crowdfunding for Business. Read more…

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