Category Archives: Entrepreneurship

What Is The Internet of Things, and What Does It Mean for Business?

What Is The Internet of Things, and What Does It Mean for Business?

The Internet of Things (IoT) isn’t really about things at all; it’s about data, and lots of it, traveling between devices – devices attached to everything from refrigerators to vehicles. Sometimes also called “the Internet of Everything,” IoT is a network of objects with sensors, software, or electronics that connect those objects so they can… Continue Reading

Small Business Strategy 101: Customer Retention

Small Business Strategy 101: Customer Retention

Why Keeping Customers is the Best Small Business Strategy and How To Do It Many small business owners believe the only way to measure success is by measuring profit. While turning a profit is of course a major driving force of every business strategy, there is another way to measure success: customer retention. Customer retention… Continue Reading

Texas Women-Owned Small Business Events in 2013

Texas Women-Owned Small Business Events in 2013

Upcoming Networking and Educational Events for Texas Women Entrepreneurs and Small Business Owners It’s National Small Business Week (June 17-21) and it’s the perfect time to think about expanding your business network and your knowledge of strategies to grow your small business. At these Texas events for small business owners, you’ll have the opportunity to… Continue Reading

5 Vine Video Marketing Ideas That Will Promote Your Business

5 Vine Video Marketing Ideas That Will Promote Your Business

5 Vine Video Ideas to Promote Your Business and Leave Your Followers Wanting More Move over, Facebook. When it comes to addicting free apps, Vine, the Twitter of video (no literally, it’s a video app that was acquired by Twitter) is the new heavyweight champion. The free video recording and sharing mobile app has quickly… Continue Reading

A Guide to Small Business Administration (SBA) Loans for Women Entrepreneurs… and anyone else, for that matter

A Guide to Small Business Administration (SBA) Loans for Women Entrepreneurs… and anyone else, for that matter

An introduction to SBA loans and programs that can help your start-up grow  Over the past 5 years, the number of women-owned private businesses shot up 20 percent and the rate at which women launch startups has outpaced men for the past 20 years. Most women entrepreneurs setup small organizations as one-woman operations or have… Continue Reading