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“Hello. Have we met yet?”

By | May 11th, 2022|Member Contributed|

This is one of the tips Sue B. Zimmerman uses on Instagram. The idea is to create a short introduction so that people visiting your page for the first time will have a pretty good idea of who you are, and why they should (or shouldn’t) follow you. Today I’m borrowing Sue’s idea for a [...]

Get Excited About Setting Marketing Goals

By | February 16th, 2022|Member Contributed|

By Catherine Priestman, CEO, CP Business Solutions Technically, we are almost 2 months into the new year - but didn’t January feel like a blur? I can’t believe it’s almost March! Thanks to Omicron, the first month of 2022 brought a lot of challenges for businesses that were probably not in your original plans and [...]

WBN Members are Open for Business!

By | August 4th, 2020|WBN News|

The WBN promotes and inspires women in business to develop their brand and grow their careers. The success of our organization is paramount to our member volunteers and their commitment to dedicating a few hours a month on their committees. We are excited to see that many of our members' businesses are continuing to reopen [...]

Clarity in Business Branding

By | April 27th, 2018|Member Contributed|

By Loreto Cheyne Lola Design I believe business communication is really about getting your message   out understood and connecting you with the people that need you   To do that you need CLARITY. Clarity, I think, is the key to creating a great message.   I’d like to share 3 things to help you [...]

Member Spotlight – Kimberly Cheesman

By | September 4th, 2017|Member Contributed|

Kimberly Cheesman Business & Life Coach Rhapsody Strategies What makes you stand out? What makes your business unique? What are the core values that help drive you to succeed and why do you believe in what you do? You know you deserve the best out of this life — your one life. You know you’re [...]

What? You Aren’t Using LinkedIn

By | December 1st, 2016|Member Contributed|

Recently, I joined a networking group whose primary objective is to grow the members’ businesses. After the first meeting, I connected with each member on LinkedIn as is my habit after I first meet someone. Later, I reached out using LinkedIn to ask one of them a question related to his business. No response. At [...]

Entrepreneurial Witchcraft – Reaching for the Moon & the Alchemy of Ideas and Relationships

By | October 31st, 2016|Member Contributed|

When I have conversations with entrepreneurs who come to me to talk about intellectual property (IP), I often listen to them tell me about their amazing ideas and how they want to protect them. The hitch is that the legal system is really not designed to protect ideas. Instead, the whole premise behind having IP [...]

Tips For Reducing the Risk of Losses Due to Fraud

By | June 14th, 2016|Member Contributed|

Many organizations/businesses feel that due to their small size they are not susceptible to fraud. Unfortunately, this is not true. Even the smallest of organizations/businesses have been, and can be, targets of fraud. In fact, smaller organizations/businesses have disproportionately large losses from asset misappropriation, and are much less likely to recover from a fraud. This [...]

Why are Soft Skills so Important to your Professional Success?

By | May 19th, 2016|Member Contributed|

“Soft skills” are defined as personal attributes that enable someone to interact effectively and harmoniously with other people.  Your “hard skills” refer to your technical skills and expertise required to do your job. To highlight the difference between “soft skills” and “hard skills," imagine the following scenario.  You are a company producing solar panels.  Your [...]

Tools That Help You Work From Home

By | April 25th, 2016|Member Contributed|

Working from home has become increasingly popular. Many organizations and small businesses have the opportunity to conduct their businesses from the comfort of their own homes or favorite coffee shop. This has been made easy with cloud technology and with an increase in a variety of software and applications. Virtual office spaces have evolved to [...]

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