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|

Workplace Words that Wound

Submitted by Lorie Reichel-­-Howe  Divert Disaster, Delete That Email and Dialogue While email has made workplace communication efficient, there are times when face-to-face conversations are needed. At these times, defaulting to email is risky and may result in workplace nightmares. When Technology leads to trouble Who doesn't love moving issues, problems and grievances off of a work desk? While auto correct protects us from grammatical errors, there is no technology [...]

2019-05-29T11:11:18-07:00May 29, 2019|

NAWBO Supports DECA

NAWBO Silicon Valley is excited about working with DECA (Distributive Education Clubs of America) on a memorandum of understanding as potential affiliates and partners! It would allow our NAWBO members to create a mentorship program that would help local DECA high school students, who are highly motivated and dedicated to becoming the next generation of emerging leaders and entrepreneurs. Typically, 30% of over 200,000 DECA members become business owners. As women [...]

2019-01-23T11:46:39-08:00Jan 22, 2019|

Thinking About Joining a Board?

by Amii Barnard-Bahn, JD ACC Ready to Serve? How to find the best Board for your credentials At NAWBO Silicon Valley's September event, we discussed the landmark legislation of SB 826. This legislation was designed to create more  access for women and qualified candidates for public boards. That is important because the role of the board has become critical to the long-term health of a company and the protection of [...]

2018-12-11T21:44:47-08:00Dec 11, 2018|

Join NAWBO-SV and get access to Launchwise 100

Any new members who join NAWBO Silicon Valley by December 31st,  will receive complimentary access to the Launchwise 100:   100 steps to launching a product, brand or business digital course ($599 value), which will begin in January! This 100-day training will kick off your year with daily email content, videos, periodic group calls and a 1-on-1 strategy session. For more information, check out: https://www.launchwise.co/launchwise-100/ About the company: Launchwise is a Marketing and Strategy [...]

2018-12-11T21:45:23-08:00Dec 11, 2018|

Congratulations Griselda Quezada-Chavez!

Thank you for being part of celebrating our very own Griselda Quezada-Chavez of NAWBO-Silicon Valley who is the 2018 Susan Hager Legacy Award recipient. In 2010, the National Association of Women Business Owners (NAWBO) established this award to honor NAWBO's founding (1975) president Susan Hager.  Susan was a stalwart champion of women's economic empowerment and built a legacy for others to follow. The Susan Hager Legacy Award gives honor to [...]

2018-10-29T20:40:45-07:00Oct 29, 2018|

President’s Message | Webinar Announcement

For the first time NAWBO Silicon Valley will hold a 6-week webinar for not only our members, but it is also open to non-members. Below are the details and a link to sign up. BTW…our Early Bird is extended to May 29th at $75 for five webinars and 6 coaching sessions for a total of 11 sessions. Are these challenges familiar? Finding your ideal customers – Building a pipeline – [...]

2018-08-20T14:57:38-07:00May 21, 2018|

Rainmaking – Mid Year Accountability

By Monika Miles, Miles Consulting Group Welcome to July – just past the midpoint of 2017!  If you’re the kind of woman business owner who likes to pause and take stock of where your company is at a given time – this is a  good time of the year to  do it. Many of you know me as a state tax consultant.  But I recently expanded my business to include [...]

2017-08-07T12:30:42-07:00Jul 17, 2017|

President’s Message – June 2017

Dear Members, As I write this I am frantically preparing to leave on a much needed vacation. But, before I go I wanted to let you know about something exciting. We have a new website! Go check it out at nawbo-sv.org. This beautiful new representation of our chapter has been a long time coming. So we hope you like it as much as we do. The new site is modern, [...]

2017-06-08T17:31:11-07:00Jun 6, 2017|