Monday, May 27, 2013

News of Interest: Alison Gutterman Receives NAWBO Award

Alison Gutterman and her Dad at the NAWBO Chicago luncheon 5/7/13
Our very own WPO Chicago member, Alison Gutterman, President of Jelmar, was awarded NAWBO Chicago's Business Woman of the Year 2013.

Congratulations dear Alison.  We are very proud of you! 

Photo courtesy:  ©2013 Laurel Delaney.  All rights reserved. 

Monday, May 20, 2013

Article of Interest: 6 Signs Your Business is Ready to Expand Globally

How do you know when you are ready to expand your business globally? If you have just experienced a rapid growth stage with your business–doubling sales weekly over the past year, for instance–and not only survived it but are also thriving, then you’re ready to model that success into continuous growth through global expansion.

In the following article for the MasterCard Business Network, I discuss six signs to look for in your business when you are at the tipping point to go global.

Read the entire article:  6 Signs Your Business is Ready to Expand Globally

Photo courtesy:  tonynetone

Monday, May 13, 2013

Article of Interest: How to Build and Keep a Fan Base

In the article below, Gilt Groupe discusses how they built, and kept, its seven million member fan base.  It starts with making customer experience your number one priority says co-founder Alexis Maybank (pictured left).

How Gilt Groupe Built, And Kept, Its 7 Million Member Fan Base

Monday, May 06, 2013

News of Interest: Fabulous WPO National Conference in Dallas!

We had a wonderful time in Dallas at the WPO national conference where more than 850 thriving women business owners attended and fifty of them were recognized for their Texas-sized growth (list here).

We hope to see you next year in New Orleans!

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Photo courtesy:  ©2013 Laurel Delaney.  "WPO National Conference Dallas 2013"