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Use Content To Build Trust in 2021

Submitted by Lori Maupas of Worddiva Marcom Writing Services In the aftermath of Covid-19 and the political and social unrest of 2020, there is a craving for engagement among consumers like never before. Content is a great way to engage on a personal level with your audience. But what you put out there matters. Here are three tips for using content to connect with customers and prospects in meaningful ways [...]

2021-01-07T20:40:50-08:00Jan 7, 2021|

President’s Message | December 2020

Being a part of an organization that represents a unified voice of over 10 million women-owned businesses is an immense support to our community of women business owners, which includes my business and your business as well.

2020-12-11T14:05:37-08:00Dec 11, 2020|

Virtual Holiday Celebrations

Submitted by Kathryn Fortin, Fortech We’re all more dependent on virtual video communication these days with the pandemic. Not only for business, but to connect with friends and family too. At Fortech, we have been hosting virtual happy hours for years, as we’re a geographically dispersed team. Here are some tools we recommend. ZOOM: If you do not have Zoom, you can create a free account. With the free account, you [...]

2021-01-07T20:45:31-08:00Dec 11, 2020|

How To Rewrite Your Career

Submitted by Lisa Bennett In June, after 3 months of sheltering in place, I thought, “How can I help others?” -- because that’s where I get the greatest satisfaction, and reaching out to give will help keep me alive (being an extrovert) and my social channels humming. First, I asked a friend to help me build an aviary – I live on 10 acres in a forest, after all. There’s [...]

2021-02-04T13:01:32-08:00Dec 11, 2020|

Buon Natale—Italian Arts for Future Generations

Submitted by Kathy Winkelman of Gioia Company Since the mid 1400’s pottery has been made in Deruta and throughout Italy where the art has flourished, painted by hand using patterns that have been designed by family members hundreds of years ago as well as new designs and using a special tin glaze to bring out the finest colors. The only closure was during the two World Wars and now due [...]

2020-12-11T14:05:10-08:00Dec 11, 2020|

Become a California DECA Judge

Submitted by By Amory Gao, State President, California DECA As shelter-in-place orders persist throughout California, 900+ Silicon Valley high school students will still be pursuing their business dreams from home. This January, they need your help to compete at the virtual DECA Silicon Valley Career Development Conference. DECA prepares emerging leaders and entrepreneurs in marketing, finance, hospitality, and management in high schools and colleges around the globe. (Learn more at [...]

2020-12-11T14:04:21-08:00Dec 11, 2020|

President’s Message | November 2020

Being a part of an organization that represents a unified voice of over 10 million women-owned businesses is an immense support to our community of women business owners, which includes my business and your business as well.

2020-11-05T09:41:08-08:00Nov 5, 2020|

Sales Tax and Online Sales During The Pandemic

Submitted by Monika Miles of Miles Consulting Group In the last 10 months, daily life has been turned upside down because of the pandemic. One of the many consequences of COVID-19 is less in-person shopping, so many consumers have turned to online shopping as their default. This has offered many retailers the lifeline they needed to stay afloat, but it has also creating problems for those who were unprepared for [...]

2020-11-05T09:09:28-08:00Nov 5, 2020|

President’s Message | October 2020

Being a part of an organization that represents a unified voice of over 10 million women-owned businesses is an immense support to our community of women business owners, which includes my business and your business as well.

2020-11-05T09:41:43-08:00Oct 14, 2020|

ZOOM Room for Rent

A quiet, professional space to have meetings or record a Zoom session Fully equipped and ready to go with minimal contact. All you need is your laptop and a Zoom account. NAWBO members receive a 15% discount on the hourly rate. Provided by Detati/Pacific Light Studios GET DETAILS  

2021-01-20T09:43:56-08:00Oct 6, 2020|