Archive for women in business

Top 5 Groups on Facebook to Grow your Business!

We all know that groups are powerful tools to use on Facebook. They provide us with an opportunity to get to know people on a whole different level. Since groups are usually based on a theme or topic not a business per se, we get to meet people we share common interests with and get to build deep relationships with them over a shared interest. ... → Read more

Facebook’s Recent Changes Are A Good Thing For Business

Recently Facebook made another change to the way our Facebook page posts are viewed, or not in some people’s minds. It seems that Facebook will be giving greater reach to posts that come from your friends than from businesses – organically. Now since Facebook was set up as a social network for people to connect with people this isn’t a bad move right? Since people complain about too many people doing business on Facebook it isn’t bad, right? Here’s the thing… my friends and family’s posts should come first; I agree with that. Then relevant business posts should come next for me. And how does Facebook know what’s relevant to me? Based on my previous engagement is one of the keys, so if I haven’t engaged with any of your posts for awhile, then I likely won’t keep seeing your posts, sounds good to me, too! After all, why would I want my newsfeed cluttered up with posts from people and businesses I haven’t engaged with for awhile, right? Now some are saying your organic reach will go as long as 1%… that’s ok too and here’s why. ... → Read more

How to know when the BEST time for YOU to post on your Facebook Page is – Part One of a series on Boosting your Reach and Engagement on Facebook!

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There are lots of articles, reports and info-graphics out there telling us when the best time to post on the various social media channels is… and while some of that info might be helpful when you are starting out, it’s far to generic to really benefit you on your Facebook page. You need real information about when it’s the best time to post on YOUR page… not someone else’s. And Facebook gives you that info! ... → Read more

#MotivationMonday March 14, 2016

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It’s been a tough few weeks for me, lots going on personally that have taken my attention and making me ask some hard questions about how I want to spend the rest of my life, what do I want to do and what do I get the most joy out of.

Really the questioning started in January, when getting back to work after my first real Christmas break was HARD! And it made me think… how do I want to spend my time. I started saying “if I’m not having fun, I’m not doing it” because I recognized that having fun had been in short supply for too long and I wanted more of it, but as I asked that question more and more, I realized there were too many times I could say “nope, I’m not having fun”. ... → Read more

#motivationmonday – Feb 8, 2016

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Today is family day here in BC and while I’m taking most of the day off, I’m getting some work done while the kids sleep in.

And while I love my family, I’ve realized over the last few years, family isn’t defined by blood or marriage, it’s defined by the people who stick with you and support you through thick or thin and always have your back. I’ve got some great support in my journey of recovery from my marriage, raising my kids myself, building and growing a business and rediscovering my dreams after years of shoving them down. ... → Read more

Guest Post – Thriving as a Female Entrepreneur in the 21st Century – Donya Zimmerman

Thriving as a Female Entrepreneur in the 21st Century

I John 4:4, “God’s Spirit who is in you, is greater than the devil, who is in the world.” Women entrepreneurs cannot allow “fear of the unknown to control their life.”

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They must understand the concept of “going out on faith” when it comes to starting a business.  Also, they must “go out on faith” when making major decisions for the growth and prosperity of the business.  To all women out there who have this deep desire to start their own business, go for it and stop making excuses. ... → Read more

Guest Post – Mompreneurs in Action – JJ Ramberg

Mompreneurs in Action

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I want to thank Sherri-Lee for inviting me to write a guest post for this blog.  As the host of the program Your Business on MSNBC, which has been on the air for the past nine years, I am lucky to have gotten the chance to interview hundreds of people like her who have been bit by the entrepreneurial bug and have started successful companies. ... → Read more

Guest Post – What’s Your Business IQ? – Abigail Tiefenthaler

What’s Your Business IQ?

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When I became an entrepreneur I didn’t think about running a business. I simply did everything I could to find business. I was tenacious because failure was NOT an option. I believed that if I worked hard I could build something great. And, I guess I was good at it because my business grossed $1MM year two. ... → Read more

Guest Post – Delegate to Grow: When and Why to Explore a Virtual Assistant – Summer Zifko

Delegate to Grow: When and Why to Explore a Virtual Assistant

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The end of the year is upon us all. For some, it brings a sense of relief with the culmination of a fresh start or a clean slate. Honestly, I tend to feel a looming pressure to organize, plan and strategize my personal and professional life for the upcoming year. ... → Read more

Guest post – Creating Personal Balance and Work-Life Integration – Eileen Lichtenstein, MS. Ed.

Creating Personal Balance and Work-Life Integration

There are several reasons why mastering work-life integration is so essential right now, as well as maintaining personal balance, the kind where you can stand on one foot and not fall down!  The balance need not be equal pieces of “the wheel of life” and compromises can be made without sabotaging wellbeing, happy family life and relationships. ... → Read more