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    Break Into These 7 Booming Industries

    Break Into These 7 Booming Industries
    So you want to be a millionaire. You dream of going from rags to riches with money to spare. You brainstorm ideas, searching for the one that's going to catapult you to success and add six zeros to your bank balance. Though we can't do the work for you, we can direct you down some promising paths. Here are seven industries ...
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    Excelle's Top 10 Career Lessons

    Excelle's Top 10 Career Lessons
    In celebration of our 100th newsletter, we compiled this guide of our 10 best Top 10 lists! Whether you're on the job, searching for one, starting your own business or changing careers, in this list you'll find career tips helpful to the current state of your professional life. Job Search Top 10 Common Resume Blunders 10 Cover Letter Mistakes to ...
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    Your Product is Not Your Brand: You Are!

    Your Product is Not Your Brand: You Are!
    Often I meet women who have started a new business, or even bought into an MLM, or multi-level marketing brand, who think that the product is the brand. Not true. You are the brand. Why would I choose you over others who do the same thing you do? Because you have a brand, - a very unique personality that “attracts” me ...
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    Boost Your Career Through Online Marketing

    Boost Your Career Through Online Marketing
    I bet you’re wondering why I decided to put an “Online Marketing 101” series on a career blog. Well, I believe that moving ahead in your career goes beyond perfect resumes, landing a job and dealing with corporate politics. I also know that many of you have your own side business, a hobby you’d like to turn into a business or ...
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    Grow Your Business: Friends & Strategic Partners

    Grow Your Business: Friends & Strategic Partners
    Your marketing strategy will be more powerful when you build a network of trusted friends. This is a very different category than personal friends. Many women who get involved with a direct marketing line - as well as many marketing pros - will tell you that the fastest way to grow your business is to make a list of all your ...
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    Top Home Business Scams and How to Avoid Them

    Top Home Business Scams and How to Avoid Them
    While we work hard to put legitimate information out there for our readers about the realities of starting and running a business from home, sadly, hundreds of thousands of people still fall for scams every year. More disturbingly, of the top ten internet scams listed by the FTC, half of them are targeted to individuals who want to work at home. ...
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    What's Your Next Big Thing?

    What's Your Next Big Thing?
    After a long, lazy summer, September is the time when kids get back to the business of learning. As much as they complain, most of them are excited to begin new classes. It’s also a good time for adults to start new projects and endeavors. With four months left in the year, you still have time to accomplish one or more ...
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    12 Steps for Marketing Yourself and Your Business

    12 Steps for Marketing Yourself and Your Business
    Whether you're starting a new business or looking to branch out on your own as a consultant, marketing your products or services can be challenging, not to mention expensive. *1. Warm Up Your Prospects*: Don't cold call. Instead, "send a short, tight, funny intro letter with samples of past work," says freelance writer David Geffner. "Then follow up with an email ...
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    Write Your Way to Success

    Write Your Way to Success
    I am a speaker at heart and have always wanted to speak in front of groups of people. I never really thought I would become a writer. Somehow, when I try to write, the words don’t flow like when I speak! But when a publisher found me on LinkedIn, I was honored (and overwhelmed!) and agreed to write one chapter in ...
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    15 Ways to Succeed in Business

    15 Ways to Succeed in Business
    Did you know that forty percent—40 percent—of young people want to be their own boss someday? That’s a lot of aspiring entrepreneurs. Millions, in fact. Truth is, only a fraction of those people ever really start a business. Some get comfortable in a lifestyle that they can’t afford to give up. Others realize just how hard it is to be an ...
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    Want to Start a Business and Work From Home?

    Want to Start a Business and Work From Home?
    Any business is going to require money upfront to be successful - whether you have a concept and develop it yourself as a brand and a business, or whether you buy into someone else’s brand. Believing that you can start a business without any money is a bad decision! Interestingly, this is the biggest difference between men and women who start ...
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    How to Use Social Media to Ramp Up Your Business

    How to Use Social Media to Ramp Up Your Business
    Social media will be of paramount importance to any new internet business’ success in today’s connected world, and that’s a check under the ‘pro’ column for us home-based female entrepreneurs. Women are at home in the social networking landscape. We are forging relationships and entering into conversations with others as if they were likely to join us for lunch the next ...
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    You Are Worth What You Say You Are Worth

    You Are Worth What You Say You Are Worth
    An issue that seems to resurface frequently among freelancers, consultants, and the self-employed is the whole “getting paid what you’re worth” question. A journalist actually called me up the other day and asked my opinion on it as well. She was seeing a trend of moms being exploited for work at below-standard rates, and I told her that it isn’t just ...
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    Working For Yourself: The Essentials

    Working For Yourself: The Essentials
    Originally published on BitchBuzz You don't need me to tell you that things are rough. In Britain, apparently one job is lost every 25 seconds, and California is looking like it might run out of money for the unemployed. Yup. Things are looking rosy. Because jobs are so minimal, and plenty of us are wondering how the hell we're ever going ...
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    Don't Sell Yourself Short: You, Too, Are an Expert

    I love reading Sara Pennypacker’s “Clementine” books to my girls because I laugh out loud at the antics and musings of this spunky third grader. But while Clementine is amusing, I wasn’t expecting her perspective in “The Talented Clementine” to resonate with me. I mean, come on, it’s been 30 years since I’ve been a third grader! But in this book, ...
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    Franchising: Make Money and Grow Your Career

    Franchising: Make Money and Grow Your Career
    I knew since I was about five-years-old — when I wanted to play “office” instead of “house” with my sister — that I loved the idea of running my own business. Like many other women, I pursued my education, started a family and found myself quickly approaching the ceiling in the organization I was working in. It was in my burnout ...
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    The Big Business of Online Mothers

    The Big Business of Online Mothers
    Excelle's Wendy Piersall was recently featured on the Today Show in a special series titled, Today's Digital Mom: The Big Business of Online Mothers. Check out the clip! You'll not only see Wendy, but you'll learn how mothers are using the internet to their advantage — and what you can do to hop on the bandwagon yourself! .msnbcLinks {font-size:11px; font-family:Arial, Helvetica, ...
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    How Successful Women Entrepreneurs Land Corporate Contracts

    How Successful Women Entrepreneurs Land Corporate Contracts
    As it embarks on its second decade, the Women's Business Enterprise National Council, has chosen a new president and released results of a survey showing that female consumers will go out of the way to patronize corporations that do business with women entrepreneurs. WBENC runs a process that certifies companies as principally owned, operated, and controlled by women. A WBENC certification ...
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    Influence Others to Attract More Business, Be Successful

    Influence Others to Attract More Business, Be Successful
    Whether you're climbing the corporate ladder or running your own business, you want to develop influence. Influence is a critical component to develop if you want to bring about collaboration and ultimately create buy in. As I look at influential people, I find that they have developed key characteristics that make them successful. You, too, can develop influence to increase sales, ...
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    5 Tips to Get a Work Life that Doesn't Suck

    5 Tips to Get a Work Life that Doesn't Suck
    Michelle DeAngelis is the founder and president of Michelle Inc., a management consulting firm that has served Fortune 500 companies for 14 years. In her book, Get A Life That Doesn't Suck, she details tricks helpful to entrepreneurs looking for guidance on living life and starting their business successfully. WomenEntrepreneur.com asked her to discuss five key tips from her book from ...
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