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Event Alert: Free Webinar Tomorrow on Winning Government Contracts
Entrepreneurship, Events, Shonali Burke
16 August 2011

Small businesses received $98 billion in government contracting opportunities in 2010. Despite this enticing number, many small businesses are staying on the sidelines and missing their fair share. The federal government has a benchmark goal of awarding 23 percent of spending to small businesses and an additional 5 percent to women-owned small businesses. Read more…

Making Your Point With a Remote Audience
Guest Posts, Marketing and PR, Public Speaking
Making Your Point With a Remote Audience
29 July 2011

Webinars continue to be a popular tool for training, marketing and product support, replacing on-site meetings and presentations. This medium is cost-effective, but it poses some unique challenges in creating a seminar that meets the needs of an audience and keeps the audience engaged for the duration. The most common mistake is taking a live presentation and trying to deliver the same content in the same manner remotely. Read more…

Webinar Alert: Give Me 5
Capacity Building, Entrepreneurship, Events
Webinar Alert: Give Me 5
27 June 2011

Did you know there is roughly $27 billion in contracts set aside specifically for women business owners? Thanks to the Small Business Administration’s Women-Owned Small Business (WOSB) Program, which went into effect on February 4, women business owners have a greater chance to win government contracts. In fact, the Kauffman-RAND Institute for Entrepreneurship Public Policy estimates that the program could benefit approximately 684,000 of these companies. American Express OPEN and Women Impacting Public Policy (WIPP) are offering a free, one-hour tutorial on Wednesday, June 29 to teach entrepreneurs how to market their companies to government agencies. Read more…

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