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A Few Facts about Women Owned Businesses

      Numbers and Characteristics There are 7.8 million women-owned businesses in the United States.  This reflects a 20.1% increase from 2002 to 2007. Women-owned firms make up 28.7% of all nonfarm businesses across the country and generate $1.2 trillion in total receipts. A full 88.3% of these firms are non-employer firms. The remaining [...]

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5 Tips for Women Business Owners

Tips For Women Business Growth In 2014             Economists are predicting a year of economic growth for the U.S. economy and competition will be tough for American businesses.  It’s important to note that many of today’s small businesses are owned and operated by women. They represent 50% or more of privately [...]

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Benefits of Google +

  Essentially Google Plus is a social networking site. It was designed to compete with sites such as Twitter and Facebook.  Several reviews have recognized that Google Plus offers many of the social media benefits all rolled into one package. Additionally, Google Plus has the added benefit of being able to integrate many of the Google [...]

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How much does it cost to start your own business?

Of course, the answer depends on your business model and your chosen industry. However, a useful estimate based on a study conducted by the Ewing Marion Kauffman Foundation  puts the average cost of starting a new business from scratch at just over $30,000. Many small businesses, particularly freelance, online and home-based businesses come in a lot lower [...]

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How to get an affordable website presence?

  Did you know, that for just one low price of  $99, You can have your very own website paid in full for one full year? Yes, Its True…. For just one low price, you can have your business online with NO MONTHLY FEES!   www.YourBusiness.com   Pay just  $99 one time and your online presence is [...]

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Tips to find Angel Investors

5 Tips to Finding Angel Investors & Venture Capitalists Do some research. Identify the most likely candidates by asking your accountant, banker and lawyer. Keep an open mind—potential investors may be anywhere. According to Success magazine, one entrepreneur found an angel investor among the motorcyclists he rides with on weekends. Surf the Web. Good places to start [...]

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5 Business Tips for Budgeting

5 Business Tips for Budgeting Think of a budget as a useful tool—a written financial plan that helps you set goals and measure progress. Start by coming up with a sales revenue target. Make it your best estimate. Based on past experience, estimate your cost of goods sold (e.g., 70 percent of sales) and subtract [...]