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President’s Message | May 2020

Dear Members: As we enter May, we look forward to the slow recovery and reopening of our businesses! During this COVID-19 pandemic, we learned how to cope with a new normal – 6’ social distancing, constant washing of our hands, self-care, and wearing face masks. Eventually, we will all be ready to open our businesses, based on the CDC guidelines, to help open our economy. Our NAWBO National Institute has [...]

2020-05-06T10:48:02-07:00May 6, 2020|

President’s Message | April 2020

Dear Members: We hope you and your family are staying healthy and safe! Our current situation with COVID-19 has presented us with many new challenges and concerns. As long as we can remain united in our efforts to do our part in social distancing, washing our hands, and self-care, we will eventually be able to go back to business as usual to help build a stronger and better economy together. [...]

2020-04-09T10:53:40-07:00Apr 9, 2020|

President’s Message – UPDATE

We are saddened with the current state of our local community and our country regarding the race against the COVID-19 spread. Our hearts go out to those who have been affected by the virus, whether it’s personally or professionally, and for those who have passed away and for the families that mourn their loss. In order to do our part and be socially responsible, NAWBO Silicon Valley is postponing its [...]

2020-03-17T11:47:00-07:00Mar 17, 2020|

President’s Message | March 2020

Dear Members: Spring is in the air! March brings a sense of renewal and rejuvenation, allowing our chapter to grow and branch out in many new directions while staying rooted in our mission to propel women entrepreneurs. Last month we had one of our most successful events in collaboration with the San Jose Sharks. We had a turnout of about 140 people and a powerful panel of experts: Olympic gold [...]

2020-03-10T19:32:59-07:00Mar 10, 2020|

Facts and Tips to Prepare for Coronavirus Spread as WBOs

As women business owners, we prepare for everything—sales, capital, competition, hiring, retiring and more. Still, unexpected things come up, and that’s why NAWBO is here to best support you. With Coronavirus, or COVID-19, top of mind for all Americans with it officially detected in the U.S. in a few imported cases, we wanted to help you prepare both personally and professionally in case we face wider spread in the days [...]

2020-03-10T19:39:04-07:00Mar 10, 2020|

President’s Message | February 2020

Dear Members: February is the month of love and passion, whether it’s for the ones we hold dear to our hearts or for the pursuit of goals that make us excited for living a full life. Our recent “Huge Gets” with Kristi Yamaguchi, Olympic gold medalist and Dancing with the Stars celebrity, and Brandi Chastain, two-time Olympic gold medalist and two-time FIFA Women’s World Cup champion, makes me realize how [...]

2020-02-06T10:24:38-08:00Feb 6, 2020|

President’s Message | January 2020

Dear Members: We are looking forward to working together to help renew and revitalize our new year’s goals for 2020! As a chapter, we have many accomplishments that we can be proud of and thankful for. Yet, we still have many areas that we can work on, such as advocacy and mentorship, to make our chapter stronger and better for years to come. We hope we can count on you [...]

2020-01-03T10:12:39-08:00Jan 3, 2020|

Planning an Event: A Bird’s-Eye View

by: Maxine Goulding, California Special Occasions Any event you host or endorse is a direct reflection of your business or company. Before you start planning an event and sending out invitations, you need to know a few things about the meeting industry in general. What exactly is the effort needed and guidelines surrounding the production of a successful event? Why hold an event? What is your objective? To build brand [...]

2020-01-06T22:43:12-08:00Dec 29, 2019|

The 3 Questions Your Website Needs To Answer

by: Amanda Holliday I have some bad news. Nobody cares about your product or service. What?! It’s true. They care about what your product can do for them or get them. Learn what three questions your website needs to answer within seconds to grab your customer's attention. I have some bad news. Nobody cares about your product or service. What?! It’s true. They don’t care about your product. They care [...]

2020-01-06T22:42:25-08:00Dec 28, 2019|

The Benefits of Google My Business & How To Optimize Your Listing

Guest post by Amanda Holliday, 2Ls Marketing Did you know that 60% of Americans use smartphones and tablets to search for local products and services?  And that number only continues to grow. As a business, how can you use this to your advantage? This is where your Google My Business listing comes in. Google My Business (GMB) is a listing of your business' operating information, reviews, posts, and so much more. Benefits of A [...]

2020-01-06T22:45:31-08:00Dec 6, 2019|