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4 Tips to Avoiding Burnout in a Small Business

4 Tips to Avoiding Burnout in a Small Business

Starting your own small business helps you realize the dreams you’ve had for your future, but that doesn’t mean you can’t experience burnout. This is something anyone can experience as a result of falling into the same routine day after day.

The Best Books for Small Business Owners

The Best Books for Small Business Owners

Effective business leaders rely on continuing education methods to remain unbeaten in their respective industries. Corporations may offer formal training events and usually recommend niche networking opportunities. Small business owners and entrepreneurs may not have access to the same resources as their large organizational counterparts. Instead, they tend to rely on business strategy books like the ones outlined below.

3 Steps to Launching a Business Blog

3 Steps to Launching a Business Blog

Blogging has become an integral way for a business to keep in touch with its audience. Many companies have leaped and have started blogs where they discuss everything from events, topics related to their industry, or share tips and tricks. If you’re new to the world of blogging, the following tips will help you get started!

Social Media and Your Business

Social Media and Your Business

Social media is everywhere, and we have instant access to it at all times. From our smart devices to our refrigerators, we live in a world where it is only a tap or click away. While many people view social media as a trend, social media has become a staple in our lives that will continue to increase.

5 Podcasts for Women in Business

5 Podcasts for Women in Business

We live in a time when more women than ever are taking up business. From freelance writing to house cleaning services, these hard working ladies prove that there is nothing stopping a woman from being her own boss.

Seeing equality in business is exciting and empowering, but sometimes you need a little advice from your fellow bosses. Thankfully, many businesswomen take the time to record podcasts sharing stories, tips, and offering encouragement when times get rough.

Finding Financing for Female-Owned Businesses

Finding Financing for Female-Owned Businesses

The number of women entering the world of business continues to grow. Today, 40% of small businesses in America are owned and operated by women. However, there’s a difference in funding when it comes to businesses started by women as opposed to men. When they’re starting a small business, women typically ask for less funding than men do in their loan applications. They’re also more likely to be denied financing than men are. Right now, accessing funds is incredibly important for many women-run small businesses.

Top Female Entrepreneurs

Top Female Entrepreneurs

From Estee Lauder to Ruth Fertel, women have been paying the path for entrepreneurs for many decades. Today, female entrepreneurs span industries from fashion to restaurants to semiconductors and the music industry, and female entrepreneurs are making their mark around the world. Some of the biggest companies have thrived over the past decade, changing how we live and work, and have made the world better for other aspiring entrepreneurs. The following are just a few of the women who have changed the face of business recently.

Is Your Business Plan Working?

Is Your Business Plan Working?

In a hurry to create a business plan, a lot of novice entrepreneurs end up drafting a subpar plan full of gaps. But instead of changing them, most just stick with their initial plan. As a result, they end up failing to scale their business even as they follow it to the letter.

Tips for Female Entrepreneurs

Tips for Female Entrepreneurs

Over the past decades, women have overtaken male-dominated industries and are now playing executive roles in the workforce. It doesn’t come as a surprise that a lot of women are now playing CEO and running their own businesses.