Dec 22, 2014

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How Google Is Helping Small Businesses Grow

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Nowadays, if you’re not online, you’re not in business. 97% of internet users search for local services and goods online, meaning you pretty much need to have an active (not to mention, attractive) website to lure new business through the “door.” Not yet convinced to get your business online? Well, consider this: Over the next three […]

10 States Where Female Entrepreneurs Thrive

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According to a new infographic created by Expert Market, Georgia is the place to be if you’re a female entrepreneur. Chalk it up to the state’s low cost of living and incredible and the state’s women-focused career resources, like Atlanta’s Women’s Employment Opportunity Project (WEOP) and the Greater Women’s Business Council. Interestingly enough, Georgia is just one […]

Proof Female CEOs Are Good For Business

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Women are leading the way in big business, and we have the data to back it up. A new analysis by Fortune indicates companies with female CEOs make more money. “Fortune 1000 companies with female chiefs outperformed the S&P 500 index over their respective tenures,” explains Fortune’s Caroline Fairchild. Though only 51 of the Fortune 1000 companies […]

How to Think Like An Entrepreneur

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If you want to be an entrepreneur, first you have to learn how to think like one. While it’s true that some entrepreneurs are born, plenty more are made. Though it isn’t easy, one can train their brain to think like an entrepreneur. All it takes is a will and a little (okay, a lot) […]

Google Introduces New Initiative: Made With Code

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This week Google introduced Made with Code, a new initiative that encourages young women to do and make great things, such accessories, GIFs, avatars, and so much more, all using code. Made with Code is designed to do three things: Inspire girls by celebrating women and girls who are using code to do great things. […]

Help La TechLa Teach 1,000 Girls How to Code

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There is a lack of representation of women in STEM (Science, Technology, Engineering and Mathematics). More importantly, there is a lack of programs introducing coding skills to girls from communities of color. Black Girls CODE and the Latino Startup Alliance are teaming up to empower young girls of color, by introducing them to coding and […]

Nuestra Belleza’s Yahaira Nuñez Opens Lollipop Boutique in Washington Heights

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 After months of construction, renovation and lots of hard work, Yahaira Nuñez, finalist of Nuestra Belleza Latina 2011, celebrated the much anticipated grand opening of Lollipop Boutique in an intimate ceremony with members of the press, bloggers, friends and family in Washington Heights, New York. See what she has to say about her entrepreneurial style […]

5 People Who Prove You CAN Pursue Multiple Opportunities

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There’s no straight path to success. Need proof? Just look at serial entrepreneurs Richard Branson, Mark Cuban, Sheldon Adelson, Eric Lefkofsky, and Elon Musk’s career trajectories. “Virgin Empire founder Richard Branson’s first job was selling Christmas trees. NBA Dallas Mavericks owner Mark Cuban’s first job was selling garbage bags. Las Vegas Sands Corporation CEO Sheldon Adelson’s first job was […]

Small Business Owners Are Becoming More Optimistic

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Things seem to be looking up for small-business owners. According to the National Federation of Independent Business, optimism among the small-business community is the highest it’s been since 2009. Check out the infographic below, compiled by Score.org, and tell us: How optimistic are you about the future of your business? [via Entrepreneur.com]  

Latino Spotlight on Rod Colon, Career Coach & Entrepreneur

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Multifaceted and multi-talented author, motivational speaker, and career coach Rod Colon has helped countless individuals to become the “CEO of Me, Inc.” This week, we’re shining our Latino Spotlight on Rod and his tips for career success! Read his interview, listen to his podcast, and share Rod’s wisdom with the entrepreneurs in your life.  You […]

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