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    Why It's Essential to Own You Dot Com

    Why It's Essential to Own You Dot Com
    From having a personal blog for fun to the necessity of a business blog for profit, there’s the need for a virtual home on the web. I’m talking about something more than a Facebook profile of course. I’m talking about having You.com. If you’ve never thought that you would ever register a domain name and set up your own website, I ...
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    Top 10 Working from Home Mistakes

    Top 10 Working from Home Mistakes
    Be wary of bad habits that can bring your business to the ground… Speaking from true experience, here are the top ten ways I made myself miserable when working from home. 1. Not creating an office separate from the rest of the house Imagine yourself in a regular office, and answer the following questions: • You wouldn’t be able to unwind ...
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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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    Will You Be Hired or Fired By 2010?

    Which Sectors Will Be Hardest Hit? About 10,000 people a day are losing their jobs in the current U.S. economic crisis, the worst rate since perhaps the Great Depression. Yet for many industries, the real pain lies ahead. Here's a look at 30 sectors—some that will be among the hardest hit and others where the outlook is for modest growth, ...
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    Make Your Business Thrive: Network!

    Make Your Business Thrive: Network!
    Smart entrepreneurs network. They understand that networking is a key marketing component to their business success. But are they doing it right?  Are they attracting more business? Have they learned to use techniques that accelerate networking success? Find out if you have, as an entrepreneur, with these tips:   *1. Be prepared for every networking event.* Don’t just show up and ...
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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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    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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    This Digital Business Life

    This Digital Business Life
    It's a dream come true for many: to realize we can navigate a rich business career online without flying across the country or even driving across town. This is the sort of business I've created. As a business coach and information publisher, I enjoy the freedom of “working in my pajamas.” Knowing how important it is to long-term business and career ...
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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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    Corporate America: Why it Might Not Be for You

    Corporate America: Why it Might Not Be for You
    I never, ever, considered having my own business. Ever. But when I finally figured out what I wanted to be doing, it just so happened that starting my own business was the answer — helping others figure out what they want to be doing with their careers and lives. As I learned what it meant to be a coach, and learned ...
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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 Perils of Business Partnerships

    The Perils of Business Partnerships
    We’ve all heard stories about friends or family members who go into business together only to end up bitter enemies (with failed companies) because one of them has slacked off, made terrible decisions, stolen money, or manipulated the other. At the same time, countless business partnerships thrive and succeed. What differentiates the nightmare pairings from the dynamic duos? And when it ...
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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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    What To Wear When You Work From Home

    What To Wear When You Work From Home
    What should you wear when you work from home? It's a question I'm asked frequently in my image consulting business, and one that bears thoughtful consideration. For just as your appearance matters when you report to work in the "outside" world, so, too, does it matter when your commute is just down the hall. Now before you snicker at this notion, ...
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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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    Actively Choose to Thrive in This Economy

    Actively Choose to Thrive in This Economy
    I’ve been thinking a lot lately about the economy but I’m not asking myself the question ‘has it hit bottom?’ Instead, I’m asking myself ‘what do I need to do to succeed in this economy’? Turning the question around opens up a world of opportunity. It takes away the assumption that I will be a victim of the economy and forces ...
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    How to Become an A-List Mom Blogger

    How to Become an A-List Mom Blogger
    If you are reading this article, chances are it is because you want to become an A-list mom blogger, so let’s get right to the point, shall we? If you are going to become an A-list mom blogger, there are simple steps you need to take in order to realize your dream. It’s not going to be easy, but it is ...
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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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    Are You a Net-Worker or a Net-Beggar?

    Are You a Net-Worker or a Net-Beggar?
    As Executive Managing Director of two Northern California chapters of eWomenNetwork, and sponsor for three other chapters within the organization, I meet these two types of people all the time. And I see a distinct difference in the progress of their careers because of their approaches. Whether online or in-person, there are key characteristics that clearly differentiate net-workers from net-beggars. You’re ...
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