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Category: Business Clinique

23 Jun

How Business Women Can Use Social Media to Increase Profit

Women are naturally relational. Little wonder how a woman is significantly affected when a relationship goes awry. Could this also be the reason why so many women use social media to interact and keep in touch? While this can be a distraction for a woman, this could also be an advantage to women in business? What does the statistics reveal? According to a research by bandwatch.com, the chief social media platform used by 71% of the online population, Facebook, is dominated by women (76 percent) as opposed to men (66 percent) and averagely, women have more than twice as many posts on their Facebook walls and have 8% more ‘friends’ than men. So with this in view, how can women use social media...
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26 May

Seven Tips for Women Entrepreneurs

By: Peri Pakroo More women than ever before, are grabbing the reins, and starting their own businesses. The number of women-owned small businesses is growing approximately twice as quickly as the national average for all start-ups. Despite some long-held and inaccurate stereotypes of women tending towards makeup sales or Beanie Baby businesses, in truth there's no such thing as a typical "woman-owned business." Women are starting businesses of every type and size and in every industry -- from construction to technology to professional services, and from one-person consulting firms to Fortune 500 companies. The reasons women are jumping into the world of small business are as varied as the women themselves. Some women entrepreneurs come from the corporate executive world and are simply...
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28 Apr

Some Flexible Working Opportunities You Can Consider as a Career Mom

BY: Amanda Ditchik Often times many mothers wonder how life would be when they have babies. It has been discovered that most 21st century moms want to earn extra income even after child birth but don’t know where to begin. Today’s mothers are just as passionate about their careers as they are about their kids. The reasons why moms need or want to work can vary, here are just a few: You want to contribute financially to the family. After years of earning an income, it can feel offsetting to some women to no longer make their own money. (Some might even feel uncomfortable asking their partners for an allowance). Working becomes a way to assert your autonomy and also contribute...
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13 Apr

Exploiting Motherhood and Entrepreneurship:5 Tips for Mothers Starting their own Business.

By: Zoe Bolechala I had the idea for my business, before the birth of my first son. I wanted curtains and soft furnishings for his nursery that were quirky, vibrant and reflected my own taste. So I found some fabric I loved and made my own. Life and motherhood took over but, following the birth of my second son, I came back to the idea, having gained an appreciation of how important black-out curtains and blinds really are. Since graduating from a foundation year at Central St Martins in 1997, professionally my creativity had been put to one side in favour of a career in project management and marketing. I wanted to work for myself for a few different reasons. Primarily, I wanted to...
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