Small Business

8 Reasons We Need Women Leaders

The landscape for working women is rapidly changing: An increasing number of American women are the primary breadwinners in their families, and women are replacing male CEOs at a rate of 70 percent. But despite tremendous shifts in women’s roles,...

How to Use Credit Cards for Small Business

Credit cards can be an important source of company financing — they can provide capital on demand and help manage cash flow. Plus, “using a credit card with cash-back rewards can help you grow your business in the long run,” says Barry Choi,...

A Guide to Developing Your Marketing Strategy

Chances are you're always looking for ways to market your services to bring in more clients. What business owner isn’t? As a freelance writer, I'm constantly marketing my skills and seeking more connections that can lead to more work. Doing this,...

6 Signs It’s Time to Close Your Business

Starting a business is tough. But, as some owners have experienced, closing up shop can be even tougher. While you may hate to admit it — I know I did — it’s emotional. Cody McLain, the founder of SupportNinja and digital creative agency...

Why Every Successful Woman Needs a ‘Housewife’

If you’re a high-achieving woman with a career to navigate or business to build, you probably want more hours in the day, more energy, and more money. But what you might need most of all is a “housewife.” It’s so very 1950s, and yet I’d argue the...

5 Apps for When You Can’t Afford a Bookkeeper

When I started my own freelance business, the most common advice I received was, “Hire a bookkeeper.” My formal education included exactly zero accounting training, and managing the money side of my business was initially out of my comfort zone....

Stop Comparing Yourself to the Competition

I’ve had the same group of friends since middle school. We are a pack of 14 — if you can believe that. And it is them I blame for my lack of education on the topic of competition in business, especially when it comes to female rivalry. After I...

4 Ways You’re Killing Your Confidence

Women’s lack of confidence is a major hindrance to our ability to kick ass. A 2014 study that sprawled 48 countries and more than 14,000 participants found a pronounced gap between how men and women assess their abilities — which, of course,...

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