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Tuesday August 26th, 2014

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Your Favorite Biz Ladies Posts

When people ask me what I enjoy most about my job, the first thing that comes to mind is the community that’s sprung up around our Biz Ladies series. From the first women I met in Brooklyn who inspired me to create the series to the hundreds of women I met in person when we…

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Thursday August 21st, 2014

Tuesday August 19th, 2014

Thursday August 14th, 2014

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Social Media 101

This summer I’ve been teaching my own version of summer school classes at Makeshift Society in Brooklyn and San Francisco. The topic I felt most passionate to discuss first was SOCIAL MEDIA and in every class I found myself more and more excited to get into the nitty gritty details of what it means to…

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Tuesday August 12th, 2014

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Biz Ladies Profile: Rebecca Atwood

When it comes to starting your own business, it never hurts to get a bevy of experience in the field first. And for textile designer Rebecca Atwood, that initial experience in the home goods consulting world helped her to solidify her own passions and business ventures. Through her work, she found a hole in the market…

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Biz Ladies: Tools to Deal with Copied Content

It’s always a bit shocking when you notice someone has used your work without permission or proper credit, but the reality of this online age means that it will likely happen to you or someone you know. While I’m sure you don’t want to constantly play “bad cop” patrolling the internet for copy cats, today…

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Tuesday August 5th, 2014

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Biz Ladies Profile: Quotable Inspiration

When it comes to running your own business, motivation plays a major role. Business-owning comes with a lot of hat-wearing and responsibilities, so the struggle to keep a steady, forward-moving pace can often catch up to you and leave you needing a bit of a push. And that’s when I turn to others for a bit…

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Biz Ladies: Money Matters

As the old adage goes, “Mo money, mo problems.” (Yes, I trust the sound financial advice of hip-hop legends. Don’t you?) Or more obviously, one could even say “No money, mo problems.” But whether it’s “no” or “mo,” the time has come to get your finances in check, keep things in order and potentially adopt a…

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Tuesday July 29th, 2014

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5 Videos + Talks Guaranteed to Inspire You

Everyone finds motivation in different places. Some people prefer it in the form of one-on-one conversations, some enjoy books and others like to see something that combines the power of in-person talks with the ease of a play-on-demand video. I’m working on my own speech for this year’s Weapons of Mass Creation Fest in Ohio,…

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Biz Ladies Profile: Louise Youngson-Klasfeld of Viyet

Biz Ladies Profile: Louise Youngson-Klasfeld of Viyet

With the Craigslists and eBays of the world, Viyet founder Louise Youngson-Klasfeld (check out her recent DS house tour here!) was finding it increasingly difficult to find used, high-end furniture pieces online. Turning that frustration into innovation, Louise decided to launch her own online destination for luxury furniture owners to sell their items and allow…

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Thursday July 24th, 2014

Tuesday July 22nd, 2014

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Biz Ladies: Mission Organization

Last week I did a quick roundup of some great Biz Ladies posts that may help to keep you moving through the summer slowness, and today I thought I’d share another selection of articles that offer some great advice and resources on keeping organized. Whether you are planning on taking some time off or just…

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Friday July 18th, 2014

Tuesday July 15th, 2014

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Biz Ladies: A Quick Guide to Self-Promotion

Now that you’ve got the winning product, invaluable service and/or incredible business up and running, the next logical step is to let the masses know.  When it comes to promotion, there are two routes you can go down: hire an expert to execute and/or assist or do it yourself. While I’m sure we’d all love…

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Wednesday July 9th, 2014

Tuesday July 8th, 2014

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Biz Ladies Profile: Katie Deedy of Grow House Grow

Biz Ladies Profile: Katie Deedy

Katie Deedy had always planned on going into an artistic trade, but never knew that a simple technical mistake would lead her into the world of business ownership. While she got her start in the freelance world, Katie eventually realized that she wanted to produce illustrations based on her own ideas rather than her clients’….

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