How to Increase the Profits of Your Greenhouse Business

Operating your own business is something that is challenging in the best of times. There is always that struggle of how to increase your profit margins, grow your customer base, offer products that stands out from the competition, and of course never sacrifice on quality. If you happen to be operating a greenhouse business then you’ve also got natural challenges to contend with on top of all the regular pitfalls businesses can face. So how can you as a greenhouse business increase your … [Read more...]

Making Money Online from Home Today

As women, it is not as easy to “have it all” as has been suggested over the years. Indeed, there is a recently risen backlash against such thinking, claiming that no woman ever really has her cake and eats it too. The wealthier among our gender facilitating this proclaimed lifestyle through the employment of nannies (their apparently carefree lives, with that glossy sheen, the product of hired help), and the more average showing signs of the wear and tear of the stress of even trying to attempt … [Read more...]

How will your business mark Christmas?

Running your own business already gives you plenty to think about. However, with less than two months to go before Christmas, have you thought about how you’ll be marking the festive season as a company? Maybe you’re planning a small office party if you have some staff or regular freelance workers. It’s also a time to remember your clients, to remind them of your brand and services as they look towards the new year. Here are some of the things you should be thinking about as the Christmas … [Read more...]

Take control and become your own boss

Have you ever thought about what it would be like to give up the office job and become your own boss? It might sound like the ideal situation, being able to be at home with a cup of coffee working in your pajamas. However, there is more to it than that; it can be hard work, and you will have to do all the jobs that others would normally do for you. Financial Independence One of the first things you need to know before you become your own boss is whether you can survive with the income you … [Read more...]

Increase Productivity in Your Small Business with these Tools

Do not take the term “small” to be something that defines your business; instead, work towards removing that prefix from the description once and for all. Of course, that is easier said than done, but as long as you work hard and smart at the same time, it’s achievable. In fact, thanks to the digital age we are living in right now, increasing the productivity of your business is a much easier and faster process than it was before. There are enterprise-grade digital tools, platforms, and services … [Read more...]

Organizing Your Workspace With 21st Century Considerations

Covering All Your Bases If you’re running a small business in Texas, California, Colorado, or anywhere in the US today, you’re going to have a lot of legal red tape that must be overcome for successful and profitable operations. This is, like so many things in life, easier said than done. One of the best ways you can be sure you overcome such difficulties is to employ the right people. But even if you have the right people, employee management is only one aspect of the many you must learn … [Read more...]

Design Own Marketing Material Without Experience – Here’s How

Have you ever looked at marketing material and wished you could be creative and design your own pieces? Well, what if you could? No, we aren’t talking about going back to school and getting experience as a marketing professional, we are talking about the tools, techniques, and tips you can use that can help you create your own marketing material even if your background has nothing to do with marketing. Yes, You Can Do it All Let’s face it, as women we know we need to be able to do it all – … [Read more...]

Hurdles Women Face in their Quest for Professional Success

Do women find it more difficult than men to achieve professional success? Let’s see now. Women are better qualified! More than 50% of the students entering college in western countries are women. According to the results of a study conducted by the Institute for Women’s Policy Research, around 36% of millennial women of ages 25 to 34 have a bachelor’s degree or higher qualifications as compared to men. But, do higher qualifications translate into better professional success and equal … [Read more...]

How Big Data is Changing Businesses

Any company looking to the future must start focusing on big data. It has changed the business operations of many companies across the globe, and it shows no signs of stopping anytime soon. So, whether you run a large or small organization, it is worth looking at the diverse ways big data can transform your business. Improved Business Intelligence If you want to become a successful businesswoman, you can use big data to analyze your operations. Business intelligence is now providing … [Read more...]

Reasons To Make Your Business Official

Let Your Female-Run Business Roar It can be difficult to conduct a business that’s privately owned, especially if you’re a woman. Oftentimes the business community will refrain from properly respecting your operation for one reason or another, so if you want to ensure you get the exposure you deserve, it is imperative that you dot your “i’s” and cross your “t’s”. Additionally, you want your business to be as visible as possible. The greater the visibility on the internet, the more … [Read more...]

4 Reasons to Study Marketing At College

If you’re a creative, forward-thinking individual, then a career in marketing could be the perfect choice for you. If you enjoy making things look good and selling them to others, then marketing is a great fit, as professional marketers are hired by companies all over the world in order to help them make a connection with their audience. In order to achieve a lucrative career in marketing, then it’s usually essential to study marketing at the collegiate level. We’ve listed some of the best … [Read more...]

Why Finance Needs More Women

It’s no surprise that the world of finance is male dominated, especially at the leadership level. While there are lots of women graduating from college with finance degrees, there still aren’t as many women CEOs and women on Wall Street as you might think. In fact, 4.4% of Fortune 500 and S&P 500 companies have female CEOs, according to Catalyst. While about 74% of the industry's assets are run by men alone, only 2% of these assets are handled by women alone. The remaining 14% is made up by a … [Read more...]

The Top 5 College Majors for Women

Have you ever wondered what the top college majors are for women, in particular? Well, the short list of five majors below will help you gain some insight into what most women are choosing as their career path. 1. Nursing Nursing is a vast field, with so many different types of nursing positions that can be filled. You can, for example, become an oncology nurse so you can work with cancer patients, or you can work in the maternity ward and help with newborn babies. From emergency room … [Read more...]

Seven Sisters Wine Rises To Top Of Industry Out Of Poverty

Many people think wine is intimidating. Amateur sommeliers often speak at length about each aspect of the wine, from the look and color to the aroma to how the taste plays about the tongue. The entire wine experience can be prohibitively pretentious. That's why it is so exciting to see someone like Vivian Kleynhans dominate in the wine industry. Vivian recounts her early days entering the wine industry in 2003. She confides that she had absolutely no clue what she was doing or what she was … [Read more...]

Happy Women’s Small Business Month

If you are a woman who is interested in starting or is currently running your own business, the next two weeks are dedicated to you! Join us on Facebook and Twitter to learn about our resources and the amazing women who used them to start and grow their businesses. When to Change Your Business Plan‏ Sometimes you need to stick to your business plan to make it work. Even a mediocre strategy consistently executed over time is better than a series of brilliant strategies that keep going … [Read more...]

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