Monday, April 29, 2013

News of Interest: WPO Featured in WSJ

Dallas skyline
The Women Presidents' Organization (WPO), a global peer advisory organization for women presidents and CEOs of multi-million dollar companies, will host more than 750 successful women entrepreneurs at its annual conference from May 1- 3, 2013 at The Fairmont Hotel in Dallas, Texas.
See you in Dallas!

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Monday, April 22, 2013

Article of Interest: How to Get Targeted Traffic

Email marketing is important for growing your business.  But did you know that there are several excellent free email marketing tools to fuel your online activities? 

Here's one:
With excellent drag and drop features Mailchimp has got many things for free. With Forever free tagline, Mailchimp is one of the most used email marketing tools.
Read the entire article:  9 Best Free Email Marketing Tools to Fuel Your Online Business

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Monday, April 15, 2013

Article of Interest: How to Defeat Stress

As a business owner, you're pulled in a million different directions, making critical decisions that affect the livelihood of not just yourself but your family and all the people who work for you.  How do you go about minimizing or even defeating stress?  This is how it might play out:
You have too much on your plate, deadlines are looming, people are counting on you, and to top it all off, you still have holiday shopping to do. You are under a lot of pressure — so much that at times, you suspect the quality of your work suffers for it. This is life in the modern workplace.
Does that sound like you?  Then read on with this informative article on how to defeat stress:

Nine Ways Successful People Defeat Stress by Heidi Grant Halvorson - Harvard Business Review

Note:  I don't know about you but just by looking at the photo above calms me down. 

Photo courtesy:   ©2013 Laurel Delaney.  All rights reserved.  "Chicago Lakefront 4/13/13"

Monday, April 08, 2013

News of Interest: WPO Featured in Forbes

WPO Founder Dr. Marsha Firestone is quoted in Geri Stengel's Forbes article, "6 Secrets of Women Entrepreneurs Who Built $10 Million Companies:"
1.) Participate in peer advisory groups: “Entrepreneurs learn best from one another rather than academic courses,” said Marsha Firestone, President and Founder of Women Presidents’ Organization (WPO), a peer advisory group for women presidents of multimillion-dollar companies.
Read the entire article here.

Monday, April 01, 2013

Article of Interest: How to Get Repeat Business From Customers

What makes customers loyal to your business?  Is it because you provide exceptional service, are "green" minded or offer amazing creativity?  Whatever it is - it's important to identify so you can generate and sustain long-term business success.

Read the entire article: 
Small Business Finishing Touches:  How to Get Repeat Business From Customers