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Victory, Defeat, and In Between: Welcome to the Women Grow Business Blog

New ideas, the economy, and the business of businesswomen:

First, welcome to the new blog Women Grow Business.

And truthfully this editor could talk till the cows come home on the topics (…pardon the ‘cows’; that’s homage to my Oklahoma roots).  But it’s not about my one perspective.

The stories blogged here at Women Grow Business will pivot around:

Grit … i.e. the complex operational crossroads women surmount as entrepreneurs, creatives, and as professionals in general;

Resources … including chances to network, social media tools, fiscal education/support, and business mentorship for women in all types of sectors;

Geography … won’t limit our discussions or coverage.  That’s to say everything across the country – from product launches to marketing to tech – that’s employed by businesswomen will be a conversation starter here;

Idea partners … it takes so many on leadership, fiscal strategy, marketing, talent retention, sales, stakeholder relations, and more to make your business run (…wild with success).  Here we aim to recognize ways to build idea partners on this blog and beyond it;

Failure & Success … to observe causes of made and missed benchmarks. We’ll take a look at women-led businesses with their lessons learned plus next steps to succeed.

…all this with a keen interest in your views.

That’s the core of the new Women Grow Business blog.

The economy, solutions, and women’s expertise:
Despite the hard economic terrain, there are reasons – the amount of which goes canyon deep – to be encouraged. In particular, how women in business confront and transcend obstacles in this climate has caught my attention.

So from women in the highest Fortune 500 management to the savvy startup founders to new generations of business leaders — this blog will take notice.

So thanks for being here.

And what’s on your mind?

More business on:
The Facts:
Women of color owning businesses are growing three times faster than other domestic firms;

The Tech:
Women Who Tech calls for panel submissions;

The Law:
Nina Kaufman talks on preserving employee payroll.

The Plan:
Women Grow Business is the sister blog to the fine team at Solutions Are Power (where a new business plan series just launched).

(image by Punki, Creative Commons)


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  1. Hi Jill,

    I am thrilled with this blog project and I am confident that your experience with DC Web Women , DC Media Makers will make this blog achieve the objective of providing conversations, advice and tips shared between entrepreuners. Good luck and keep rocking.



  2. I’m so excited about this new blog. Looking forward to reading all of your great posts and resources.

  3. This is great blog Jill, and very much needed. Can’t wait to see how this “grows”.

  4. Hey Jill,

    The blog looks great. I hope women participate and comment on this blog to make it as engaging and interesting as possible. This project has a lot of potential.

  5. Thanks Naomi for the great enthusiasm and for stopping by.

    It’s been an exciting time launching the blog and learning more on what ideas women want to discuss in this economy, in running their own business, and certainly more. So your remark on potential means a lot. I look forward to talking more through the year with you! @Naomi

  6. Sibyl, hi there –

    Congrats again on your new blog, Engage and Effect; and I look forward to gaining from your experience here at Women Grow Business (thanks for contributing your knowledge!).@Sibyl

  7. Interesting post. I have just bookmarked this at stumbleupon. Others no doubt will like it like I did.

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