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Most businesses know it’s convenient to buy stamps online, but they don’t really think about how much they’re spending on postage.Shipping products, shipping contracts and shipping correspondence is part of...

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A business is only as organized as its owner. Therefore, wherever you work, it’s absolutely essential to work in a clean, open, professional-looking and organized space. If you’re looking to revamp your home office with creative,...

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As a savvy (and potentially type A) business woman, you probably have a hard time relinquishing control when it comes to your business. Your business is, after all, your baby. You came up with the idea, nurtured it, built a business...

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When you drill down to basics marketing is a lot like dating.  First you have to find the right person.  Once you’ve found them you start a conversation, get to know them and build the relationship.

So let’s...

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Great Summer Work Dresses For Your Shape

by Jenna Ghosheh

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Networking Women

 We’ve all heard about the “old boys’ network.”  How well are you using your “successful women’s network?” 

Sure we all admire the person who got to...

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In almost every profession - whether it's law or journalism, finance or medicine or academia or running a small business - people rely on confidential communications to do their jobs. When we are given confidential information from our...

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Businesses don’t  always run smoothly. If yours isn't taking off or is in a rut, maybe it's time to take a look at the way you've been running it and see what you can improve..

Today's world is one of fast...

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Technology has played an interesting role in our lives: It's provided tools to help us get connected and closer to each other, but often we just end up hiding behind them.

Time Magazine recently reported stated that nearly 40...

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The first car I bought I think I drank an entire water cooler of water while I was at the dealership.  I was sooooo nervous. It doesn’t have to be that way. Today car buying is much easier because you have so many options to become...

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The federal minimum wage is $7.25 an hour—above the poverty level but barely—if you’re single. If you have a family, you’d be well below the poverty level if you are earning the minimum wage.

Nineteen...

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Some business costs are easily lowered by increasing productivity, moving into a smaller space, using less paper/toner and cutting down on unnecessary meetings. Other expenses aren’t so simple to cut back on. 

Utility...

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Do you feel like you’re doing the same the humdrum tasks day in and day out? If you do it, may be time to consider your options including getting an advanced degree,. Today, an associate’s or bachelor’s degree is good to have...

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One of the biggest expenses any employer faces is the cost of lost productivity, whether employees are absent or equipment breaks. Exacerbating the situation is that, unfortunately, not all employees are honest. Did you know that up to 19...

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Have you been turned down for a loan or a credit card?  If that’s happened to you, it’s time to take action to repair your credit.  Here’s what you need to know about your rights when it comes to credit reporting....

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The new Jackie Robinson bio-pic,”42”, which opened this past weekend, has attracted a large cross-section of folks—men and  women, young and old folks.  The movie, by highly respected filmmaker Brian Helgeland, was...

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Between kids and work it's easy for moms to get caught-up in the demands of everyday life and forget to take care of themselves. Although there is no easy-button in life, there are some products that make like easier and happier.

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Workers

 

Managing multiple projects, inter-company projects, or national or international projects is tough, no matter how capable project managers may believe themselves to be. Managing these projects can take a lot of your time...

Whether you’re setting up a home office or reorganizing your cubicle, you owe it to yourself to create a functional workspace. Experts suggest that reducing clutter actually increases productivity. Imagine all...

At the Beach

Traveling regularly as a business women can be difficult without the right tools. As you travel around the country or the world, it is important to have things with you that will help you along your journey. Electronics,...

A roadmap to success

Working from home is an option that many people, especially single mothers, are taking advantage of in this day and age. Working from home has become a way for mothers to find a way to earn an income from home while still being able to spend...

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CareerCast.com lists several helping professions among its Top 10 Most Stressful Jobs. For example, in 2013 public service jobs like military member, firefighter and police officer were mentioned in the list. Other stressful...

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If you're looking for inspiration or a role model than consider Ursula Burns. Burns is an inspiration for those looking to climb the corporate ladder, and a...

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One of the hardest parts of running your own business isn’t getting it up and going (though that is tough); it’s keeping it running smoothly. Running a business often means juggling tasks and, unfortunately, when you juggle you...

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We're all aware that this country suffers from a critical shortage of nurses.  That's why it's important to help nurses find new jobs quickly when their life situations change and they have to move.  Here's a write-up...

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Creating a personal brand is a wise first step in building a career path that will be both enjoyable and a good fit for your interests, skills and personality. The concept behind building a personal brand is simple: When you...

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While it’s true that starting your own business can make employment verification a little more difficult, it can really be worth your while if you know what you’re doing.  As we approach spring, it’s prime time to begin...

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Women in areas all across the country are looking to get their feet wet within the world of owning and operating business. Many women become successful entrepreneurs after starting their own businesses or buy a opportunities and...

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Hearing the terms technology and sustainable living often makes people think of two mutually exclusive ideas. However, these terms don't have to be completely foreign to one another. In fact, through social entrepreneurship and networking,...

 

Are you ready to be a mature student? Whether you started working straight out of high school or you joined the military, it may be difficult to gear yourself up to go back to school after having been out for a while. This...

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Do you ever feel like you are a faceless person in a corporation, even though you might have a high-visibility job in that company?

Many successful women don’t do enough to pat themselves on the back for a job well done. They may...

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Back in 1963, the song by James Brown and Betty Jean Newsome, "It's a Man's Man's Man's World," was a No. 1 hit on the R&B billboard chart at the time. Fast forward 50 years later, it's clear that times have...

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One of the most important responsibilities of adulthood is to determine where your assets will go when you are gone. If you have dependents that rely on you to be the breadwinner, you owe it to them as well as to yourself to double down on the...

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Tax season is here.  For those of us who have our own businesses, it may well be the time we’re scrambling to pull all the paperwork together so that we can make sure we’re reporting accurately.

If you’re self-...

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Here are the steps that will help you create an effective email newsletter:

  • Know your audience
  • Create great content
  • Write compelling subject lines 
  • Make it visually appealing
  • ...