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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…

From Me to We: Growing a Solopreneur Business
Mayra Ruiz-McPherson, Solopreneurship, Women In Business
From Me to We: Growing a Solopreneur Business
19 March 2010

Since 2007, life as a marketing practitioner has been all about me, myself and I. No we’re not talking conceit — we’re talking running a business as a one (wo)man army. This “solopreneur” structure actually worked quite well in the beginning. Read more…

From Advisory Boards to Equity Partners: the Plan to Grow My Business
Entrepreneurship, Jessica Valenzuela, Leadership
From Advisory Boards to Equity Partners:  the Plan to Grow My Business
24 June 2009

When I first started Mavin Digital, Inc. in October 2007 (sounds like it has been ages ago!) the question I want answered was “can I do this?” Go solo while creating a virtual company that can serve as a source for interactive advertising agencies, startups and brands that are budget conscious. The passion that fueled my desire was the opportunity to effect change in the product development and advertising workflow process for web properties and/or products. Read more…

To Grow or Not: What’s at Stake When Deciding to Expand Your Business
Entrepreneurship, Mayra Ruiz-McPherson, Women In Business
To Grow or Not:  What's at Stake When Deciding to Expand Your Business
19 February 2009

Guest post from Mayra Ruiz-McPherson, regular guest contributor to Women Grow Business. Mayra works as an independent marketing strategist, social media enthusiast, and blogger. With over 14 years of marketing, PR, and communications experience, Mayra helps businesses and non-profits with all aspects of their brand identity, outreach communications, and competitive positioning. Read more…

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