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Examples of Successful Branding - McDonalds
Architect Stanely Meston designed the first McDonald's franchise store building with red and white tiles on the outside and the familiar Golden Arches. From the first store in 1955 to the present, McDonald's continues to use the Golden Arches as a symbol to represent the company. Page 7.

Hundreds of Business Ideas For 2014
2014 is The Year of The Horse but it can also be the year you finally start your business. Businesses begin with an idea and desire and are then formed in steps. Many of the initial steps in starting a business are free or inexpensive and can be done in your spare time. Since a large part of forming a business involves research and analysis, the sooner you start, the better. Here are the first steps to take to become an entrepreneur -- deciding what you want to do!

How Tall Is NeNe Leakes, Phaedra Parks and Other RHOA
Heights of the RHOA Stars - NeNe and Kenya are the same height and Phaedra is the shortest Housewife. How tall is Nene Leakes, Kenya Moore, Kim Zociak, Kandi Burress, and Phaedra Parks? Find out here!

Overview: Using Apps to Customize Your Facebook Page
There are many apps you can use to customize Facebook fan pages and business pages -- and some are more complicated to use than others. When customizing your Facebook page, it helps to have a knowledge of HTML programming and basic web design.

How Google's Creative Business Model Works
Google's business model is so effective because they use multiple avenues to attain one major goal: to increase the number of people who use their search engine to deliver you more paid ads. From biased algorithms to free tools to YouTube to interactive guitars on their home page, Google uses its own form of viral marketing that we can all learn from.

What the Edit Button Features on Facebook Pages Do
An overview of the Facebook

How to Whitelist Email Sender in AOL and AOL Web Mail
Step-by-step instructions on how to whitelist an email sender in AOL and AOL Web Mail.

How to Whitelist an Email Sender in Yahoo! Mail
Step-by-step instructions on how to whitelist an email sender or domain in Yahoo! Mail.

How to Create a Facebook Business Account
Step-by-step: How to create, setup and access a Facebook business account and Facebook business pages for your business, group, or fan pages.

Basic Steps - How to Create Facebook Page for Business - Fan Page
Basic steps to creating a business or fan page on Facebook through a business account or through your Facebook personal profile page. Explains what Facebook page options are used for.

Resources For Women Doing Business In Hawaii
Here are some great business Resources for entrepreneurs looking to start or grow a business in Hawaii. Why not start your own business today?

Five Key Benefits of Using WordPress for Your Website
Using WordPress For Your Website - Don Campbell offers 5 tips for using WordPress as a website.

How to Local Target and Optimize Google Place Local Listings
Google Places - Internet marketing and SEO expert, Don Campbell, offers advice on targeting local markets and setting up your Google Place business directory listing. Page 2.

How Important Are Inbound Links to Developing Website - Inbound Link Development
Internet marketing and WordPress expert, Don Campbell answers: How important are inbound links in developing your website? Page 3.

How often should I update my website or add new content?
Internet marketing and WordPress expert, Don Campbell answers: How often should people update their websites or blogs if they want to stay competitive in search engines? Page 4.

Cultural Calendar - May is National Month Calendar
May is

10 Tips for Moving Your Business - Packing, Insurance, Checklists
Tips for moving your business - packing, insurance, and moving computers. Moving can be overwhelming, time consuming, and expensive. Here are eight tips to help you prepare for your upcoming move.

Unequal Pay - Gender Discrimination in the Workplace
If a woman works the same hours, performs the same tasks, and has to meet the same goals for her employer as a man does, she is entitled to equal. When women are paid less than men -- based on their gender -- it is a form of sex discrimination and it is illegal.

Angel Investors New York Businesses - Women in Business
Funding resources for women in business - Angel investors for New York businesses.

Feasibility Study Tips – Cover Letter and Presentation
Feasibility Study Tips – Cover Letter and Presentation. How to present a small business feasibility study is the final lesson a free online course on how to write a comprehensive feasibility study for small businesses. This lesson tells you how to assemble and present a study, including placement of attachments and exhibits.

Calculate Cost of Good - Fabric, Sewing Projects
WIB Answers: How do I calculate cost of goods and sales tax on small craft and fabric items made and sold?

Work-Life Balance Debate - Is the Term Outdated?
What do you think about the term

What to Do if You've Been Sexually Assaulted at Work
It is important to understand that if someone touches you sexually at work, even over your clothing, it is not just sexual harassment - it is also sexual assault and should be taken seriously. Should you let go crude remarks and innuendos? No. If something is making you feel uncomfortable you should stop it right then and there. Here are steps to help you protect yourself and your civil rights if you have been or are being sexually harassed at work.

Sex Discrimination vs Gender Discrimination
Should you refer to discrimination against women as sex discrimination or gender discrimination? Is there such a thing as sexual discrimination?

Best News Aggregators and News Sources
Stay competitive and up-to-date with business world happenings with these free, best places to get your online business and financial news.

How to Check Emails for Fake Hyperlinks
How to detect / spot fake hyperlinks in emails. It is easy to send an emails and make hyperlinks appear to lead to a trusted site when in fact you may end up at a spam site or worse, trigger a virus download. Know Learn how to tell is a hyperlink is real of fake before you click on a link.

Direct Marketing Basics
What is direct marketing? Does direct marketing work? Types of direct marketing and direct marketing basics.

Video Submission Software - Comparison of Services
Here are video distribution services compared. TubeMogul, Hey! Spread, Mpoint, Video Optimize,Traffic Geyser, ContentBuzz, and Video Wildfire.

Difference Between Pro Bono and Volunteer Services
Is there a difference between pro bono services and volunteer services? Yes. This article discusses how pro bono (free) services differ from volunteerism.

Advice for Women in Business From Other Business Women
The best advice comes from others who have been in your best business shoes. Women in Business encourages other business women to chime in with their own thoughts and ideas.

Dangers of Stereotypes in Advertising and Marketing
Consumers first and foremost are individuals. The more you see and treat customers like individuals, the more loyal they will be to your business. It pays to see your customers are individuals, with common needs, but not as groups who, because of stereotype images, have lemming-like behaviors when it comes to making purchases.

10 Successful Business Women Who Overcame Their Challenges
Working their way up the corporate ladder to rise from personal hardships and tragedies - while fighting gender discrimination, is a common life thread often seen among some of the most successful and famous women in business.

Free Photo and Image Editors - Review of Pixlr
Pixlr is a free, online photo editing tool. Fast, simple and enough features to make this a great find for low- to moderate-level photo editing.

IRS Tax Forms to File Self-Employment Taxes
List of IRS forms to use for filing self-employment taxes.

Reviews for Free Digital Image Software Applications
reviews of free digital imaging software aviary pixlr photoshop express sumo paint picnik flikr

Free Photo and Image Editors - Review of Aviary
Aviary's mission statement is to

Marketing Definitions: What Is Network Marketing?
Network marketing is a business model that relies on a network of distributors to grow a business. There are many types of network marketing programs.

Examples and Types of Consumer Direct Marketing
In network marketing, “consumer direct marketing” is generally considered a deceptive term because it simply calls those who sell and promote products and services “consumers” instead of “distributors.”

Free Photo and Image Editors - Review of Sumo Paint
Sumo Paint. It is powerful, affordable (free), and easy to master and here's why you might want to give it a try.

Twitter Statistics - How Many People Use Twitter
How many people use Twitter? Twitter statistics including total number of Twitter users, drop-out rate, and growth rate, and the number of tweets people tweet each day. Data for 2008, 2009, 2010, 2011.

Maryland - How to Start a Business in Maryland
If you are planning on starting a business in Maryland, you will need to register your business name, register to pay taxes, and obtain licenses.

About National Business Women's Week
The purpose of National Business Women's Week is to recognize women who have been the cornerstone of working in business in the United States.

Tips on How to Design Coupons to Attract More Customers
Coupons can be a fun way for you to show off your creative side. But there are some important features that all coupons should contain whether they are for products or services.

Plan an Office Party When You Aren't Giving Out Bonuses
If you are not giving out bonuses your employees are likely to resent extravagant party expenses and see it as money coming out of their own (bonus) pockets. Here are office party planning tips for keeping your employees happy.

Virginia - How to Start a Business in Virginia
If you are planning on starting a business in Virginia, you will need to register your business name, register to pay taxes, and obtain licenses.

Women Running FORTUNE 500 Companies
Number of women running FORTUNE 500 companies in 2000 was three. In 2009, 15. women CEOs including two women of color.

Definition - Financial Statements
Financial statements are reports that show how income and expenses have affected the company as a whole. They provide a snapshot of the current financial standing of the business.

Definition of General Ledger in Basic Accounting Terms
A ledger contains summarized financial information that is classified by account number using a Chart of Accounts.

Definition of Owner's Equity or Net Worth
Owners' Equity is the combined investments of the owner(s) and the accumulation of profit or losses for the business since it began. Also called, Net Worth, Owner's Capital, Net Assets, Shareholders' Equity, or Shareholders' Funds.

Biography of Leslie Scott - Inventor of Jenga
Leslie Scott successfully navigated the male-dominated toy business to launch Jenga. She sold her rights just as annual sales rose into the millions.

Great Resources for Asian Business Women
Asian women business owners are one of the fastest-growing populations of women entrepreneurs. Here are great resources for Asian women business owners.

When Does Daylight Savings Time Start and End
When does daylight savings time begin and end? How do I change my clocks? Where is DST observed? What if I take insulin or medications on a schedule? WIB answers questions about Daylight Savings Time changes.

Daylight Saving Time: When and How to Change Clocks
A calendar of dates for Daylight Saving Time. Know when to change your clocks ahead one hour and when to reset them back one hour.

Positive Stories and Good News From Around the World
Sometimes it helps to read about miracles, positive news events, and how others have overcome personal and professional struggles in life. Here is a list of websites with more than just daily inspirational quotes. They are resources for real news events intended to inspire and encourage.

How Can I Change Accounting Methods? IRS Form 3115
If you wish to change accounting methods you are required to get permission from the IRS in advance. Failure to do so can result in penalties imposed.

Motives For Starting A Business - Passion vs Money
If your only goal is to make as much money off other people as fast as you can, eventually you will make business decisions for the wrong reasons and ultimately hurt your reputation and growth potential.

How to Legally Register a Business Name
Establish the name of your business in 4 steps. No matter what type of business you form, registering the name is usually something you can do on your own.

Business Law: 10 Tips on How Not to Get Sued in Business
The best protection against being sued in business is to use common sense, practice honest business ethics, resolve complaints as quickly as possible, and follow our 10 Tips on How Not to Get Sued.

FAQs About Employer Identification Numbers (EINs)
An EIN is a number assigned by the IRS in the format 12-3456789. Here's how get an EIN, who needs one, and what they are used for in small businesses.

How to Ask Family and Friends for Cash for a Business
Never take personal relationships for granted, or expect someone to give or lend you cash, even if they seem to have money to burn.

Eye Contact Social Rules Asia, Africa, Latin America
Generally, only sporadic or brief eye contact is considered acceptable. This is particularly true in Asian cultures where people are from different professions or social. Page 2.

Eye Contact Social Rules - Middle East
In general, Middle Eastern cultures, particularly among Muslims, do not see as direct eye contact between the sexes as being appropriate. Page 3.

What Is Social Mention? SocialMention.com Tools & Tips
Social Mention is free, real-time social media search and analysis. You can explore or opt to receive social media alerts (similar to Google Alerts).

DBA Requirements for Virginia Business Owners
If business is conducted in Virginia under a name other than the legal business name, an assumed or fictitious name certificate must be filed in the in each county or city where business is to be conducted.

Business Etiquette: How to Shake Hands With Confidence
How To Shake Hands - Here are 10 tips for women on how to shake hands with confidence, an important tool in making the right first impression.

Elena Kagan, 4th Woman to Sit on High Court
In high school, Elena Kagan talked about becoming a U.S. Supreme Court Justice and posed for a yearbook picture in a judge's robe and a gavel.

Customers Are Not Always Right and They Are Not Kings
The customer is not king, nor is the customer always right. Here is the real #1 customer service rule that will build lasting relationships.

Are Pro Bono Services Tax Deductible?
Professional fees for pro bono services are not tax deductible, but you may be able to take deductions for other qualifying expenses on your taxes.

Open Source vs Public Domain Software Applications
Is there a difference between open source applications and public domain? Yes. Open source applications are not under public domain.

General Questions About Industrial Lease Terms
Commercial leases can have added fees in addition to rent. Be sure you understand what additional costs are by asking the right questions.

CAM Fees (Common Area Maintenance Fees) Defintion
There are two basic calculations to utilize for CAM real estate fees: Variable CAM fees and flat CAM fees where the fees are a fixed amount.

Leasing Definitions - The Definition of "Usable Square Feet"
What does

What Does "Gross Square Feet" Mean?
Definition of Gross Square Feet: Gross square footage generally means the total square feet of the building. How is gross square footage calculated?

What Does "Rentable Square Feet" Mean?
What does. Women in Business.

How to Negotiate CAM Fees in Commercial Leases Tips
Should a tenant pay CAM fees? What are standard CAM fees? Here are tips on how to negotiate CAM and administrative fee terms in commercial leases.

Administrative CAM Fees - How to Negotiate Administrative CAM Fees in Commercial Leases
Should a tenant pay CAM fees? What are standard CAM fees and what are unreasonable CAM fees? Tips on how to negotiate CAM and administrative fee terms in commercial leases. Page 2.

Average Percentage Rents Charged in Commercial Leases
Commercial Leases - Table of the average percentage rents charged in commercial leases.

Calculating Commercial Rents - Square Footage Formulas
Chart comparing the types of calculations used in commercial leases. Some leases charge by the usable square feet, others charge rentable square feet.

How to Write a Great Business Plan: General Description
The general company description in your business plan contains some information that will be included in your marketing plan and executive summary.

Employee Theft Ranks Close to Shoplifting
As troubling as shoplifting statistics are, employee theft also leads to billions in losses each year and rivals shoplifting losses for businesses.

What You Need to Know About Copyright Laws
From ringtones to

Number of Women Awarded Government Contracts Falls Short
In 1994 Congress passed legislation that requires the federal government to award a minimum of 5% of all government-wide contracts to certified women-owned businesses. This goal has never once been met. Why are women not getting more government contract awards?

Glossary of Commercial Leasing Definitions
Before you sign a commercial lease for office or retail space, be sure you understand the terms of the leasing you are signing. Here are a few of the most commonly used terms in commercial leases and their general definitions.

Premises Liability: What Business Owners Need to Know
Can a business owner be sued for a slip and fall accident on rented property? For a dog bite? What you need to know about premises liability claims.

Freelance Statistics, Number of Freelancers
In a 2014 survey, 50% of freelancers reported being able to find work within three days using online networking and social media. A full one-quarter of freelancers reported being able to find work within 24 hours.

New On Your Job? When Is It Okay To Take A Vacation?
Vacations are fun, but your priority should always be to your new employer's schedule during the first year. This is when new hires can take vacation.

Elaine Russell-Riolfi - Compassion, Teamwork and Hi-Spec Steel
When Timken Company spun off its steel division, Elaine Russell Reolfi, took on the challenge of branding the new company.

Profile of Suman Sharma - Defense Correspondent
Ever wonder what it's like to pull 6 G's in an F16 fighter jet? Suman Sharma did. She intrepidly completed the training to experience the thrill first-hand.

How to Handle False Reviews on Yelp
Will Yelp Remove Unfair or False Reviews About My Business? Libel is a hard thing to establish. But there are some things you can do to fight back.

Project Eve: About Founders Meridith Dennes, CEO and Kimberly Oksenberg, COO
About Project Eve and founders Meridith Dennes and Kimberly Oksenberg. Project Eve is a free, global networking platform for women.

Settlement Demand Letter From Getty Images
What is a settlement demand letter? If Getty Images has sent you a demand settlement letter asking for payment for using unlicensed image(s) on your website, you have probably been sent two legal demands, a cease and desist order and a demand for payment...

Biography of Patti Stanger, Millionaire Matchmaker
Biography of Patti Stanger, CEO of The Millionaire's Club and star of Millionaire Matchmaker. Find such data as her age, marital status and net worth.

How to Check Out a Commercial Landlord
How to Check Up On a Landlord. Commercial landlords and property management companies run background checks on potential tenants, ask for references, and information about business and personal finances. You need to do the same background check on a landlord before your rent; information about why you should, and how to find out more about a landlord.

Causes of Afternoon Slump - Signs and Symptoms
Causes of Afternoon Slump - Find yourself in an afternoon slump? Having the jitters, extreme fatigue or fall asleep at your desk? Stress and hunger could be the cause, but severe symptoms of afternoon slump can be a sign of underlying metabolic problems.

What Is a Feasibility Study?
Free online course for writing a business feasibility study to identify problems, resources and use as a marketing tool and foundation for business plans.

Review of Light in the Box Online Store
Complaints about customer service policies, wrong orders, cancellations, exchanges, and refunds.

Advertising 101 - Tips to Get You Started
In the world of advertising creativity does count, but being clear about your message is even more important.

Tipping Drivers for Delivering Food to Your Office
Here are guidelines for tipping pizza delivery drivers including how much to tip, delivery fees, and how much drivers really earn per hour.

How to File a Fictitious Business Name Statement
How to file a fictitious name statement, also known as a

Disadvantages of Forming a Corporation
The number one downfall of forming a corporation is that you do not own or control the business yourself. Learn about other disadvantages here.

How to Write a Feasibility Study Conclusion
Use this free online business course with step-by-step instructions to learn how to write a feasibility study.

Negotiate or Sign a Commercial Lease - Guide for Women
Women can negotiate commercial real estate leases just was well as men. Negotiating begins with knowing the right questions to ask about a lease.

Standard Terms in Commercial Leases
Before you sign a commercial lease be sure you get all your lease terms in writing and understand every term in a lease agreement. Here are standard terms that should always be included in every commercial lease.

Commercial Space: Fewer Restrictions Than A Home Office
Commercial real estate refers to land, property, or facilities that are either zoned for, or used exclusively for, business purposes. In most cases, people cannot live in a building zoned for commercial business purposes.

The Importance of Job Description for Human Resources
Before you hire employees you need to write an effective job description. Here's the importance of a job description for human resources.

How to Get a Local Business License and Special Permits
Local start-up requirements for women-owned and other small businesses. How to get a business license, safety and health inspections, and special permits and licenses.

Leasing Definitions - What Does "Gross-Up" Mean?
Leasing definitions: What does

What Does "Net Lease" Mean?
Definition of net lease. In commercial rentals, a net lease means that the tenant pays for all or part of general operating expenses in addition to monthly rent for the actual space that the tenant occupies.

Business Lunch Tips to Impress Your Business Associate
Proper restaurant social skills in a business setting are different from when you're out casually. Learn how to conduct yourself at a business lunch.

What Are Press Releases and What is Their Purpose?
A press release is a written communication reporting specific, but brief information about an event or circumstance, typically tied to an organization.

Journal Entry Definition for Business Transactions
A journal entry is the record of a financial transaction recorded (entered) in a journal. All business transactions are recorded in a journal.

Sure-Fire Gift Cards to Give The Boss and Co-Workers
The best gift cards for the boss that are politically correct, will be appreciated, and best of all, will not cost your entire paycheck.

Resources for Delaware Women in Business
Here is a list of 10 business resources for Delaware women entrepeneurs; start a business, find networks, funding, and get connected with other Delaware women in business.

Microloans for Women in Business
Do you need a loan to kickstart your small business? These 9 microlenders help business women.

Women's Plus Size Business Suits for Under $100
These stores offer suits nice enough to present a professional image without killing your budget.

Places to Donate Used Computers, Monitors, and TVs
Here is a list of places where you can donate used computers, monitors, and TVs. You can get a tax receipt for most donations.

Journal Definition - Accounting Terms
A journal details all the financial transactions of a business and which accounts these transactions affect. All business transaction are initially recorded in a journal using the double-entry method of bookkeeping. Typically, journal entries are entered in chronological order and debits are entered before credits.

- By Category
An index of categories in the

Small Business Resources for Latina and Hispanic Women
Support, news, and networking resources geared towards the interests and needs of Latinas and Hispanic women entrepreneurs.

Tips on How to Choose a Business Partner
Business partnerships are legal bonds, if they go bad, the

Women in Business - Minority and Immigrant Women Business Owners
Minority and immigrant women in business challenges, resources, and statistics.

Workers' Comp Laws for Interns
All states, except Texas (where worker's comp is voluntary) require employers to provide workers' compensation insurance to their employees.

The Importance of Having a Mission Statement
Rosa Tempesta-Arrendol, VP Market Research and Finance, Athyr, shares the story of how her company came up with their mission statement.

How to Save on Office Supply Costs
Learn how to find the best discounts, save on costs, get free stuff for your business, and how not to pay sales tax.

IRS Payment Options if You Cannot Pay Your Taxes
IRS employees now have greater discretion in offering payment options to tax payers in financial crisis. Here is information about options including payment plans, fee waivers, and renegotiating installment agreements that you might be able to benefit from.

Tax Payment Options - IRS Payment Options if You Cannot Pay Your Federal Taxes
IRS employees now have greater discretion in offering payment options to tax payers in financial crisis. Here is information about options including payment plans, fee waivers, and renegotiating installment agreements that you might be able to benefit from. Page 2.

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Top Free Keyword Search, Selector & Comparison Tools
Women in Business rated the best, top five free online keyword search, keyword selector, and keyword comparison tools. Tools were ranked according to how well they reported results, how easy they were to use, and how useful the information returned is for Search Engine Optimization (SEO).

Resources and Networks for Black Women in Business
The following is a list of ten great resources and networks for black women who are interested in business. Whether you are just starting out or already have a thriving business, networking and meeting other women is always a smart business decision.

Maryland Business License Requirements
Many types of businesses in Maryland are not required to have a business license - only certain types of business regulated by state law need to have a business license.

Federal Income Tax FAQs
Frequently asked questions (FAQs) about U.S. Federal Government income and business taxes.

Abby Lee Miller and Stars of Dance Moms
Curious about Abby Lee Miller and the moms and kids who appear in Lifetime's docu-drama series Dance Moms? Here is information about who they are, where they live, Twitter, Facebook accounts, contact information and more.

Tips For Busy Business Woman
Today's business woman is busier than ever. From balancing work-life, starting a new business while still holding down a day job, or just trying to pack too much into a single day, women have never been busier. Here are tips to get your life into better balance, work more efficiently, and stay sane while achieving greater success.

Afternoon Slump or Underlying Medical Problem?
Is it afternoon slump or do you have a serious illness? Learn about the symptoms of afternoon slump and how to tell if you are suffering from an underlying medical problem that causes your profound sense of fatigue late in the day.

How To Get Your Work Groove Back
Tips on Getting Your Work Groove Back. Are you depressed, disorganized, sick, or just lost your groove? Find out how to tell if you just need to find your groove again (and how to get your work-life groove back) or if you could be suffering from something more serious.

Work-Life Balance Tips - Fun Things To Try
Work-Life Balance tops and ideas on how to add fun activities back into your life. Whether it is a new hobby, sport, or activity, be sure to make time for yourself. Here are some fun things you can try!

Lease Arbitration Clause and Rights to Sue A Landlord
Commercial Tenants Rights - If either party in a commercial (or private residential) leasing agreement breaches the agreement each party has the right to sue. However, these rights and other legal remedies may be limited by the terms in the lease.

Google For Business - Internet Marketing Tips
Google is more than a powerful search engine. Google also offers many free tools to help you grow your business, manage your documents, and create a powerful website. Here are tools, tips, SEO advice, and more to help you get the most out of Google.

Business Ideas
Want to start a business? Here are great business ideas including low and no start-up cost businesses, working from home, Internet business ideas, and more. Get started making money with your own business today!

Evergreen Markets and Marketing Business Ideas
What are evergreen markets? Evergreen marketing involves services, products, and business that meet staple needs will always be there. For example, for as long as people get married, have babies, and die, these markets will exist. But there are many more untapped evergreen markets if you only look around you.

Before You Lease
Tips, checklists, and red flags to help you do your homework about a commercial property before you sign a lease or sublease for retail, office, industrial, or other commercial space.

What a Debt Collector Cannot Do to Collect Money From You
The Fair Debt Collection Practices Act requires debt collectors to follow certain laws about how they treat you, and how the attempt to collect debts.

How To Negotiate Commercial Leases
Tips on how to negotiate the best possible terms on a commercial lease. Negotiating CAM fees, repairs and buildouts, parking, and services. Learn how to get the most out of your office, retail, industrial or other commercial space lease or sublease.

Commercial Landlord and Tenant Relationships
Commercial Tenant - Landlord Complaints and Issues. Tips on negotiating leases, dealing with commercial landlords and tenants. How to file a complaint, eviction process, and check that background of tenants and landlords.

Types of Commercial Leases
From Triple Net leases, to load factor to rentable square feet, be sure you know what type of commercial lease you are signing or you could get stuck paying for your landlord's taxes, salary, and major property renovations.

Strategies for Struggling Business - Not Enough Capital
You need working capital to run and grow your business. When you lack working capital here are some ideas how to resolve your cash flow problems.

Business Education, Certification, Degrees
Information about getting a business or related degree, certification programs for a profession, women-owned business certification, training programs, and free resources to take advantage of to learn how to start, manage, and grow your business.

Inspiring Women Series by Joe Hefferon
Inspiring Women Series by Joe Hefferon

Commercial Leasing Tips to Find the Right Office Space
Commercial Leasing Tips - When the real estate market favors home buyers, the commercial real estate market also tends to favor lessees (those who lease or rent space). When home prices are down, it is a strong indicator that you can also find cheaper commercial spaces than when home prices are strong. Here are tips on finding office, industrial, and retail spaces for rent.

Leasing Definitions: What Is a "Sublease?"
Leasing Definitions: What is a sublease? In commercial real estate, a sublease is a lease (rental agreement) between a tenant who already holds a lease to a commercial space or property.

Leasing Definitions - What Does "Base Rent" Mean?
Commercial Leasing Explained: What Does

Leasing Definitions - The Definition of "Load Factor"
Definition of Load Factor: Load Factor is a method of calculating total monthly rent costs to a tenant that combines usable square feet and a percentage of square feet of common areas.

Leasing Definitions - "Percentage Lease"
Leasing Definitions: Percentage Lease. A Percentage Lease typically requires a tenant pay

Leasing Definitions - The Definition of "Turnkey"
Definition of turnkey. Turnkey is a term used to describe many things including employees, products, services, and real estate. When

Leasing Definitions - The Definition of "Industrial Space"
The definition of Commercial Industrial Space is property used for industrial purposes. Industrial purposes include: heavy and light manufacturing buildings; research and development parks; factory-office multiuse property; factory-warehouse multiuse property; and industrial parks.

Leasing Definitions: Definition of Additional Rent
What

Leasing Definitions: What does "BOMA" Mean?
What does BOMA mean? What are BOMA standards? BOMA stands for the Building Owners and Managers Association International and international organization that publishes standards on how to measure buildings and commercial spaces as well as other industry guidelines.

Leasing Definitions - The Definition of "Building Core"
What does

Subleasing Commercial Spaces (Pros and Cons)
Commercial subleases offer pros and cons to business owners. Before you sign a sublease, be sure to weigh the advantages and disadvantages of subleasing commercial space.

Commercial Subleasing - Pros and Cons of Subleasing Commercial Spaces
Commercial subleases offer pros and cons to business owners. Before you sign a sublease, be sure to weigh the advantages and disadvantages of subleasing commercial space. Page 2.

Guest Articles
Business related articles submitted by readers on topics of interest to working women and entrepreneurs. Articles include business tips, strategies, success stories, work-life balance, and more.

Online Business Development
Kick your business into high gear using the power of the Internet. Tips on social networking, website development, search engine optimization and online marketing. Learn to brand your business on YouTube, target mobile devices users, running blog, link development, and more!

Digital Publishing For Your Business
Digital Publishing For Your Business - Learn about ePublishing everything from coupons to books to creating online databases and libraries. Turn paper to digital and help your business grow and go green.

Illinois Women in Business Resources, Starting a Business in IL
How to start a business in Illinois; emphasis on support and information for women entrepreneurs in Illinois. Funding, resources, steps to starting a business. Add your WOB to the Directory of Women Owned-Business in Illinois.

Sample Press Release | How to Write a Press Release
Need to know how to format a business press release? Here is a standard format sample press release and step-by-step guide to writing a great release!

Are You Using Your 'Female Assets' To Get Ahead In Business?
The Right Way To Get Noticed At Work This Summer Without Showing Off Your Cleavage. If you have to wear provacative clothing to get noticed, people are going to notice you for all the wrong reasons.

Sex Discrimination - Gender Discrimination Against Women
Learn about gender discrimination against women: what is gender (sex) discrimination? How common is it? What laws protect women against discrimination? What can women do about sexual discrimination in the workplace?

List of Best And Worst Of
The Best and worst of businesses, ideas, websites, products, slogans and more.

Book, Magazines, and Publication Reviews
Reviews of books written by women, business books, and other related written material of interest to women in business.

How to Work Smarter Not Harder
Are you disorganized? Overwhelmed with your work load? Take on too many things at once? Here are tips to help you work faster, more efficiently, and get better results in less time.

Advertising and Marketing - Free Online Advertising and Marketing Psychology Course
The purpose of this free, online business course is to introduce basic principles in psychology and show how they relate to, and can be applied to advertising and marketing in the business environment. Learn how the Principle of Reciprocity, Pleasure Principle, and Scarcity Principle can help or harm your business.

Customer Relationships
Tips and strategies for cultivating and developing stronger relationships with your customers. Also, ways to improve your customer service to close the sale, and increase your chances for repeat and referral business.

Holiday Marketing Tips and Strategies
Gearing up for holiday sales? Here are tips on when and how to set your business in motion to take advantage of the holiday season.

Ask Women in Business
Women in Business - Ask Lahle Wolfe, columnist, writer, editor, business owner, and web professional a question about business, technology, marketing, or whatever business related question is on your mind.

Boomer Consumers - Marketing to Seniors
Tips and strategies for marketing to seniors, boomers, and the 50+ marketing as well as statistics relating to our aging population, senior demographics, and more.

Bad Marketing Ideas
Bad Marketing Ideas - Read about major companies who made major marketing mistakes. From bad ideas to failed programs to the most expensive marketing campaigns, here are examples of failed marketing strategies.

Are Women Moody? Or, Is It 'Aunt Flow?'
The rate women are being treated for the imaginary mental health condition known as ‘being female’ is more than alarming, it is emotional gendercide.

How To Use Caller ID To Block Calls Made from Home
FAQs about using caller ID. Can you use caller ID for your home-based business? How to block calls using selective call and complete line blocking. Does having an unlisted phone number mean caller ID does not show?

Business Tips - Marketing Tip - Successful Business Women Use the Internet
Here's a great marketing business tip for women in business. Statistics show that successful women in business use the Internet to do business more effectively than men. Read how business women can take advantage of the Internet to grow their businesses.

Inspiring Women Series - Maggie Pazian, Visual Emotion
Inspiring Business Women Series - Profile of Maggie Pazian, Visual Emotion, by Joe Hefferon.

Inspiring Women Series, by Joe Hefferon
Inspiring Women Series, by Joe Hefferon.

Image Gallery of Inspiring Women Inspiring Women, Suman Sharma, by Joe Heffero
Image Gallery of Inspiring Women Series, Suman Sharma, by Joe Hefferon - Suman has flown in F-16's, climbed a 16,000-foot glacier with the army, instructed at the Indian Military Academy, protested in support of rape victims and she was recently the first woman to fly a sortie in the infamous Russian MIG-35 fighter, pulling 7 G's. Page 22.

Rachel Thompson
Rachel Thompson is the founder of Bad Redhead Media, which offers a variety of marketing services and webinars that focus on author platforms, branding and social media to promote authors, blogs and books. Page 24.

Juliana Machado Ferreira, PhD Brazilian Biologist (and angel)
Inspiring Women Series, by Joe Hefferon - Juliana is a Senior TED Fellow, a volunteer for SOS Fauna, works in a forensics lab to solve crimes against wildlife, and is working to publish her PhD thesis in English-language journals. She travels around the world to speak about her mission, and is now the Executive Director and Field Operations Coordinator of Freeland Brazil, all while expecting her first child. Juliana's husband is a federal police officer who knows first-hand the dangers she faces dealing with traffickers, but he knows better than to stand in the way of a force like hers. Page 12.

Inspiring Women Series - A. Yamina Collins, Founder of Lit Blog YaminaToday.com
Inspiring Women Series - Profile of A. Yamina Collins, by Joe Hefferon. Yamina is a Christian who believes her faith is connected with her work as sunlight and shadow - inseparable, creating, informing. Page 7.

Inspiring Women Series - Ana Maria Manzo
Inspiring Business Series - Profile of Ana Maria Manzo, by Joe Hefferon. Many of Ana's creations are initially propagated by dreams. She allows herself to be informed by them, trusting them enough to allow them space to breathe in her studio. Page 18.

Inspiring Women Series - Anthoula Katsimatides, Actress
Inspiring Business Series - Profile of Anthoula Katsimatides, Actress, by Joe Hefferon. An American actor from Queens, New York, born to Greek immigrants. She speaks Greek fluently and has taught school in both countries. After earning a business degree Anthoula worked as an account executive for a top NY creative ad agency. She then went on to earn a Master's degree in education, after which she taught ESL classes at the high-school level. Page 17.

Inspiring Women Series - Christina Ayala
Inspiring Women Series - Profile of Christina Ayala, Chef and Restaurant Manager, by Joe Hefferon. Christina is a graduate of the Culinary Institute of America in Hyde Park, NY. She went there to begin a career and found a passion that drives her and other artisans to heights of culinary excellence, much to the benefit of foodies everywhere. Page 2.

Inspiring Women Series - Deborah Ortiz, Dangerous Curves Productions
Inspiring Women Series - Profile of Deborah Ortiz, Dangerous Curves Productions, by Joe Hefferon. Deborah Ortiz has a knack for turning passion into productivity, heartbreak into a solutions. Deborah eventually wrote three theatrical pieces, produced and performed them on the smaller stages around New York City. Page 20.

Dr. Deborah Berebichez
Dr. Deborah Berebichez is the first Mexican-born woman to earn her Ph.D in physics from Stanford University. Known as the

Inspiring Women Series - Ellen Karis, Comedian
Inspiring Business Series - Profile of Ellen Karis, Comedian, by Joe Hefferon. Comedian Ellen Karis is wholly likable, the funny aunt you want at every family event. Page 16.

Inspiring Women Series - Hillary Farr
Inspiring Business Series - Profile of Hillary Farr, by Joe Hefferon. Internationally renowned designer Hilary Farr has been saturating her artistic sensibilities with beauty for all her life. She was born in Toronto, but her mother had a traveler's heart. She has lived in Australia, England, across Byzantium and into Tehran, New York, Los Angeles and finally, back in Toronto. It's home to the business of design, home to a remarkable life. Page 10.

Inspiring Women Series - MaryAnna Nardone, Owner, MaryAnna's MediSpa
Inspiring Women Series - Profile of MaryAnna Nardone, Owner, MaryAnna's MediSpa, by Joe Hefferon. MaryAnna Nardone is a licensed Paramedical Aesthetician with over 19 years experience in aesthetics. Page 19.

Inspiring Women Series - Project Eve: About Founders Meridith Dennes and Kimberly Oksenberg
Inspiring Business Series - Profile of Project Eve: About Founders Meridith Dennes, CEO and Kimberly Oksenberg, COO, by Joe Hefferon. Page 9.

Inspiring Women Series - Nina Ferrer
Inspiring Business Series - Profile of Nina Ferrer, by Joe Hefferon. Nina is a terzetto of design star quality. She has a cheerful personality, pretty Mediterranean features and surrounding it all, a halo of business savvy. Nice and competent turns out to be a winning combination. Page 11.

Eden Baylee, Author of Erotica Books
Eden Baylee - I had a mentor who is a writer of erotica, romance and other fiction. She read all my stuff before I sent it out and said, 'you know, your writing is good, but sometimes persistence is more important than talent'. It was then that I decided I didn't want to wait three years to get published traditionally and I went full-on into indie. Page 5.

Image Gallery of Inspiring Women Profile by Joe Hefferon
Image Gallery of Inspiring Women Series, by Joe Hefferon. Joe is a writer and retired police captain living in Toms River, New Jersey. He has recently completed a novel,

Danielle Hughes
Meet Danielle Hughes, CEO and Founder of Divine Capital Markets - I asked Danielle if the notoriety she's gained from her appearances on television has affected the way in which she manages the expectations of clients. The short answer was

Anastasia Huppmann, Inspiring Women by Joe Hefferon
Image Gallery of Inspiring Women Series, by Joe Hefferon - Interview with Anastasia Huppmann, Russian concert pianist.

Diana Zuluaga - Co-Founder of Jet D'Or


Elisa Ballard, Founder, Epiphany


Karen Tse, Founder, International Bridges to Justice


Lisa Dearing Fine Art Photographer
If a country can have a spirit, if a way of life can have meaning and if a photographer can help us feel it, moment by captured moment, then Lisa Dearing should be the photo-laureate of the American west. Page 8.

Rita Banerji, Founder of The 50 Million Missing Campaign


Safia Guerras
Safia Guerras is the creative force behind a simple yet magnificent idea for helping children understand the relationship of stewardship to the preservation of common human interests, not common as in mundane, but integral, shared, and essential to the survival of the species in a place in which it is worth surviving. Page 13.

Image Gallery of Inspiring Women Profile by Joe Hefferon
Image Gallery of Inspiring Women Series, by Joe Hefferon. Joe is a writer and retired police captain living in Toms River, New Jersey. He has recently completed a novel,

Judith Abbate, Book Cover Artist
Judith Abbate is an award-winning book designer who has designed covers for major New York publishing houses for 25 years, both on staff and via her own design studio.

Work-Life Balance Tips for Single Parents
Work-life balance tips for single parents. Support, resources, and strategies to help you find balance between work and life as a single parent.

Using Facebook to Market Your Business
Facebook Marketing - Learn how to use Facebook for business, from creating a business page to apps to ads. Women in Business offers tips, tricks, and strategies to get the most

Got Bad Star Ratings on Facebook? Get Rid of Them.
Don't let bad star ratings on your Facebook business page get you down. There is a way to hide them all.

Georgia Women in Business - Women Doing Business in Georgia
How to start a business in Georgia; emphasis on support and information for women entrepreneurs in Georgia. Funding, resources, steps to starting a Georgia business and the Georgia Directory of Women in Business and Women-Owned Businesses in Georgia.

Google+ For Business
Learn how to use Google+ for business, from creating a business page to circles to ads. Women in Business offers tips, tricks, and strategies to get the most from your Google+ business account.

Women In Math And Science
Women In Math And Science. Women in Business.

Successful African American Business Women
Successful African American Business Women - Read inspiring stories and profiles of successful African American business women. From start-ups to millionaires and aspiring women in between.

Business Networking Online
Business Networking Online - Learn how to network your business, brand yourself as an expert, and establish and online presence through business networks and organizations.

Featured Guest Writers for Women In Bsiness
Featured Guest Writers for Women In Bsiness

WordPress Tips and Tricks
Tips and tricks for using WordPress for blogs and websites. Best plugins, security problems, template reviews, customization, search engine optimization for WordPress and more.

Website Tech Tips and Tricks
Tips and tricks every webmaster should know.

Patti Stanger, CEO Millionaire's Club
Want to know more about Patti Stanger, star of Millionaire Matchmaker and CEO of The Millionaire's Club? Patti Stanger's contact information, Twitter, Linked In, Facebook, business story, personal biography, net worth and more.

Email Question and Answers
Email Question and Answers. Women in Business.

Idaho Women in Business Resources, Starting a Business in ID
How to start a business in Idaho; emphasis on support and information for women entrepreneurs in Idaho. Funding, resources, steps to starting a business. Add your WOB to the Directory of Women Owned-Business in Idaho.

Real Housewives Of Atlanta
Profiles, marital status, age, contact information, net worth, and other business information about the

Chris Cervantes Freelance Journalist, Los Angeles
Chris Cervantes, a Los Angeles based freelance writer and journalist, has been a guest writer for About.com since 2012.

Starting a Business in Michigan, Woman-Owned Businesses
Doing Business in Michigan - How to start a business in Michigan with emphasis on support and information for women entrepreneurs including funding resources, steps involved in starting a business, and a free Directory of Women in Business and Women-Owned Businesses in Michigan to list your business.

The Principle of Reciprocity in Advertising & Marketing
The Principle of Reciprocity describes a human need for give and take in a relationship. In order for the “gift” to have the most meaning, it needs to be offered in a way that seems genuine, without the expectation of return. But in business, there is an expectation of return; therefore, the Principle of Reciprocity should be built on trust by offering incentives to customers, but also by offering customer service and complaint resolution policies that inspire that trust.

Debt Collection Laws - Can I Sue a Debt Collector?
Federal law permits individuals and businesses to sue debt collectors when they break the law. Learn what you need to do to establish a case in court.

How to Know if an Employee Is Exempt From Overtime
What is an exempt employee? Are all salaried employees exempt? WIB provides information on how to determine if your position is exempt of nonexempt.

FAQS: Virginia Business License Requirements
Most businesses in Virginia require a license to operate legally. Even if you work from home running a web-based business you need a business license.

Paid Sick Leave – Is It Required by Law?
Does Federal or State Law Require Employers to Offer Paid Sick Leave Benefits? Can Employers Change Their Sick Leave Policies?

Delaware Women in Business - Women Doing Business in Delaware
How to start a business in Delaware; emphasis on support and information for women entrepreneurs in Delaware. Funding, resources, steps to starting a Delaware business and the Delaware Directory of Women in Business.

Vermont Women in Business - Women Doing Business in Vermont
How to start a business in Vermont; emphasis on support and information for women entrepreneurs in Vermont. Funding, resources, steps to starting a Vermont business and the Vermont Directory of Women in Business and Women-Owned Businesses in Vermont.

Florida Women in Business - Women Doing Business in Florida
How to start a business in Florida; emphasis on support and information for women entrepreneurs in Florida. Funding, resources, steps to starting a Florida business and the Florida Directory of Women in Business.

Arkansas Women in Business - Women Doing Business in Arkansas
How to start a business in Arkansas; emphasis on support and information for women entrepreneurs in Arkansas. Funding, resources, steps to starting a Arkansas business and the Arkansas Directory of Women in Business and Arkansas Women-Owned Businesses.

Work-Life Balance Debate
Discussion and thoughts about work-life balance. Can women really be expected to balance work and family or is it just one big juggling act? Does the term work-life balance even fit? Share your thoughts.

Arizona Women in Business - Women Doing Business in Arizona
How to start a business in Arizona; emphasis on support and information for women entrepreneurs in Arizona. Funding, resources, steps to starting a Arizona business and the Arizona Directory of Women in Business and Women-Owned Businesses in Arizona.

Colorado Women in Business - Women Doing Business in Colorado
How to start a business in Colorado; emphasis on support and information for women entrepreneurs in Colorado. Funding, resources, steps to starting a Colorado business and the Colorado Directory of Women in Business and Women-Owned Businesses in Colorado.

Washington Women in Business - Women Doing Business in Washington State
How to start a business in the state of Washington; emphasis on support and information for women entrepreneurs in Washington. Funding, resources, steps to starting a Washington business and the Washington State Directory of Women in Business.

Internship Laws Governing Paid and Unpaid Interns
Paid and Unpaid Internship Laws - Federal and state laws governing internships, summer interns, paid and unpaid interns. Workers' comp laws, civil rights laws, and employment laws protecting interns.

Workplace Fitness Tips - Little Ways to Drop The Pounds
Sitting at your desk all day can add stress, pounds, and leave you feeling tired and run down. Here are ways you can find time to move more and get fit in the limited time you have.

Sexual Harassment at Work - Sexual Harassment Against Women
Sexual harassment is illegal, but sexual harassment is a term that is open to some legal interpretation given a particular situation. So just what do laws do to protect women against inappropriate comments and advances? Learn about sexual harassment laws, civil rights, and employer responsibilities to protect employees against sexual harassment at work.

Gender Inequality in the Workplace - Equal Pay For Women
Information and statistics about gender inequality issues in the workplace.

Reviews - Blogging Applications, Widgets, Plugins and Services
Reviews of blogging applications, plugins, apps, widgets, and services including WordPress, Blogger, and mobile device applications.

Work-Life Balance Tips
Tips and strategies for balancing the demands and rewards of work and your personal life.

Sexism Against Women and Female Stereotypes
Sexism and female stereotypes in media support negative and incorrect thinking about women in the workplace. Information about sexism, stereotyping, and strategies for change.

Starting a Business in Your State - Information by State for Start-Ups
State-by-state resources and tips for women-owned and minority-owned business enterprises. Certification, vendor procurement and government contracts, business laws, networking, and more.

Viral Video Tips - How to Get Comments on Your YourTube Videos
The “no one wants to be the first to comment syndrome” is akin to the “empty tip jar syndrome” at your local Starbucks. No one wants to be the first to put in a tip – no one else has tipped so why should you? The solution: put in a few dollars yourself and other “real” tippers will follow. Page 9.

Viral Videos - Kid Videos Gone Viral
Videos that show cute or talented children often go viral. Some, like the most viewed video of all time on YouTube, “Charlie Bit Me,” have staying power, especially if there are giggles involved. Page 11.

Small Business News Bites: Self-Employed, SmartPhones, Sexual Harassment
Smartphones Make You Tired and Unproductive, Study Says. Reading and sending work email on a smartphone late into the evening doesn't just make it harder to get

Using YouTube to Market Your Business
YouTube Marketing - Tips and strategies for using YouTube to market your business. Learn how to set up a YouTube account, embed videos on your website, get views and followers, and go viral with our video marketing tips.

Reviews - Business Services, Tools, Products, Software
Reviews of business services, products, software, and other things that can help you start, grow, manage, or market your business.

Hairstyles for Black Women in Business - Oprah Winfrey
Great hairstyles of high-powered black women entrepeneurs: Oprah Winfrey. Page 6.

Hairstyles for Black Women in Business - Catherine L. Hughes, Radio One, Inc.
Great hairstyles worn by high-powered black women executives: Catherine L. Hughes, Founder and Chairperson, Radio One, Inc. Page 7.

Hairstyles for Black Women in Business - Melissa James, Managing Director, Morgan Stanely
Great hairstyles worn by high-powered black women in business: Melissa James, Managing Director, Morgan Stanely. Page 8.

Hairstyles for Black Women in Business - Sheryl Adkins-Green, Global Vice President, Mary Kay
Hairstyles worn by high-powered black women in business: Sheryl Adkins-Green, Global Vice President, Mary Kay. Page 2.

Hairstyles for Black Business Women - Mary Beth West, Executive Vice President, Kraft
Hairstyles worn by high-powered black business women: Mary Beth West, Executive Vice President, Kraft. Page 3.

Hairstyles for Black Women in Business - Laverne H. Council
Great hairstyles worn by high-powered black women professionals: Laverne H. Council, Page 4.

Hairstyles for Black Women in Business - Felicia J. Fields Ford Motor Co.
Hairstyles of top executive black business women: Felicia J. Fields, Group VP, Human Resources & Corporate Services, Ford Motor Co. Page 5.

Don't for Summer Shoes at the Office Work Place
Proper Summer Shoes for Work: If you want to put your best professional foot forward, you have to follow guidelines for business attire in your own office. If you are not sure what that is, or do not have formal guidelines, stick with the generally accepted rules of shoe dress code: Basic, not too sexy, and closed-toes. Page 4.

Viral Video Marketing - Plan for Successful Viral Marketing
To get the most out of viral video marketing you need to have a success plan in place and more than one video prior to launching a viral marketing campaign. Page 8.

Viral Video Marketing Tips - Creating a Viral Video
Test marketing your videos before attempting to take them viral. Children can provide honest feedback about the quality of your videos. If a child can understand your message, chances are most grownups will get it, too. Page 5.

Branded Viral Videos - Corporate and Brand Videos That Went Viral
Viral marketing increases the chances of a message going viral by purposely and strategically mass promoting a message. Page 10.

Viral Videos - Embarrassing Videos That Went Viral - And Why
Afro Ninja 2. Women in Business. Page 12.

Viral Marketing Videos - Tips for Creating Viral Marketing Videos
Answers to: How long should a marketing video be? What should be in it? One way videos go viral is through remixes. Your video will stand a better chance of going viral if it is a concept that can be duplicated (and made fun of.). Page 3.

Video File Formats - What file formats should I use to create videos
Video publishing sites will not take .MSWMM files (the default Windows Movie Maker file extension.) You will need to create or transcode to one certain video file formats to be compatible with most major video publication sites. Page 4.

Viral Video Marketing - How Much to Spend on Making a Marketing Video
Check any major video publishing site and you will see a mixture of million dollar ads and 50-cent ads going viral. When determining your video budget, consider the size of the market you might be able to capture. Very finite markets may warrant smaller budgets - global markets, which are more competitive may require more money. Page 2.

Video SEO - Tips for Optimizing Videos
Search engine optimization is critical if you want to achieve maximum results from your video content. Here are ways to help increase your video's online presence and popularity in search engine returns. Page 6.

Viral Video Trends - Studying Viral Video Trends
It is important to study your competition, but it is even more important that you study your own video trends. Analytics, the science of studying and analyzing data to make decisions based on data analysis is a vital component in getting your video message to go viral. Page 7.

Inbound Video Links - Get an Inbound Link for Your Video
Get started promoting your video on Women in Business. Share information about your video and business as well as a link to your video, plus final tips on creating a viral marketing video. Page 13.

2009 Taxes - 2009 Business Standard Mileage Rates
The IRS' standard mileage rate deduction for business use of your vehicle has decreased for 2009. Page 3.

Capital Gain Tax Rate Reduction for Corporations With Qualified Timber Gain
Corporations with both a net capital gain and qualified timber gain may pay less capital gains taxes for 2009. Page 10.

2009 S Corp Fees - Form 1120S Corporation Late Filing Fees
Even if you do not owe any taxes, the IRS will impose a late fee of $89 per month (or for part of a month) if your Form 1120S form is late, or does not include all the required information. The $89 fee is multiplied by the total number of shareholders in the corporation during any part of the corporation's tax year.. Page 7.

NOLs - 5-Year Carryback of 2008 and 2009 Net Operating Losses for Small Businesses
By carrying back their losses, businesses can obtain a refund of taxes paid in a previous year. During his 2008 campaign for the U.S. presidency, Barack Obama platformed that he would increase net operating loss carrybacks from 2 years to 5 years and would apply to losses booked in 2008 or 2009. Page 9.

Delayed Income Reporting for Cancellation of Business Debt
Canceling debts may count as income to your business. Certain types of business debt income may be deferred until the 5th year after the reacquisition, and until the 4th year for reacquisitions in 2010. Page 5.

COBRA Premium Assistance Credit
The American Recovery and Reinvestment Act of 2009 allows a credit against some employment taxes for providing COBRA premium assistance to certain individuals. Page 8.

2009 Business Meal Tax Deductions
In most cases, you can only deduct 50% of your business-related meal expenses. However, beginning in 2009, there is a new deduction for business meals. Page 2.

Changes in IRS Forms - IRS Forms 941 941-SS 944 943 945
The IRS has issued new rules and forms for filing employers' adjusted tax returns and claims for refunds. Page 6.

Differential Military Pay - Credit for Employer Differential Wage Payments
Employers who pay eligible military personnel differential wages may be able to get tax credits. The allowable differential wage tax credit is 20% of the first $20,000 for qualified differential wage payments made to each qualified employee. Differential payments made over $20,000 are not eligible for a tax credit. Page 4.

Inspiring Women Series - Project Eve: About Founders Meridith Dennes and Kimberly Oksenberg, Page 6
Inspiring Business Series - Profile of Project Eve: About Founders Meridith Dennes, CEO and Kimberly Oksenberg, COO, by Joe Hefferon. Page 6.

Don'ts For Summer Office Wear
What not to wear to work this summer.

Viral Video Marketing - How to Make Your Videos Go Viral
Gone are the days where a great video can go viral on its own. With billions of videos on YouTube and other video sites, how can you get yours to go viral?

10 Resources For Starting A Business In Kansas
Starting a Business in Kansas? Here is information and resources to help you find funding, get a business license, learn about business taxes, networking, and more.

Facebook For Business
Learn how to use Facebook for business, from creating a business page to apps to ads. Women in Business offers tips, tricks, and strategies to get the most

Twitter Tweet Tips - Twitter Tips and Marketing Strategies - Business
Strategies and marketing tips for Twitterers. Learn how to use Twitter Tweets to promote your business.

Hairstyles for Black Women in Business - Julia Brown, SVP Kraft
Great hairstyles worn by successful black women in business: Julia Brown, SVP Kraft.

Self-Employment Tax Rates - Changes in 2009 Self-Employment Tax Rates
The self-employment tax rate for 2009 is 15.3% on self-employment income up to $106,800, plus 2.9% for Medicare tax on earnings over $106,800. All net earnings of at least $400 are subject to the Medicare part of the tax.

Viral Video Marketing - What is Viral Video Marketing
Viral video marketing delivers a video marketing message across the Internet largely via websites and social networking platforms. As people pick up and replicate (pass along) videos they go viral.

Don'ts for Summer Business Attire - Skip Sundresses
Little sundresses are colorful, fun, cool, and delightful. But they do not belong at the office. Learn how to stay cool by choosing better fabrics for summer office wear.

Business Opportunities for Women Entrepreneurs
Best business opportunities for women entrepreneurs, women business owners, and work-at-home moms.

Summer Office Wear Don'ts
What not to wear at the office this summer.

Don'ts for Summer Business Attire
The majority of businesses do not change their dress code just because it is summer. Hot, humid weather still means suits for men and for executive women. Here are the "don'ts" of "do's and don'ts" for summer office wear.

List of Florida Small Business Development Centers - SBA Business Centers
List of small business development centers throughout the state of Florida. The SBA's Small Business Development Centers offer many free resources to help you start of grow your Florida-based business.

SBA, WOB Certification and Getting Government Contracts
Learn how to successfully bid on government contracts, how to certify as a women-owned business, and take advantage of resources available to women business owners.