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December 2009

by Jill Foster on December 30, 2009

Happy New Year (new decade!) from Women Grow Business

by Jill Foster on December 30, 2009

There are so many social media forecasts, trends, and top ten entrepreneur lists about (did you see 10 ways to start your business year with a bang?). These engage and enlighten, yes! Yet as the new decade greets us, there’s one particular post that keeps drawing my study and celebration. It’s Women 2.0′s Female Founder [...]

by Jill Foster on December 29, 2009

Do’s and Don’ts for Your Marketing Dollars

by Jill Foster on December 29, 2009

Guest blogger Robin Ferrier is communications manager for the Johns Hopkins University Montgomery County Campus and president of the Capital Communicators Group. She can be reached via LinkedIn. The economy is down. Budgets are even tighter than normal. But you know you still have to spend something to market your company, right?. After all, what [...]

by Jill Foster on December 28, 2009

3 Reasons Why Being a Volunteer Leader Helps Your Business

by Jill Foster on December 28, 2009

One of the great things about joining a professional development organization is that you can get hands-on leadership experience as a volunteer; experience which, they say, will serve you well in your “real” job. Certainly that’s a selling point for such organizations and in the PR/communications field, organizations such as IABC and PRSA thrive on [...]

by Jill Foster on December 26, 2009

Happy Holidays from Women Grow Business

by Jill Foster on December 26, 2009

Thanks for an incredible year and see you next week (the final week of this decade!). What’s been most motivating for your business this year? And what do you aim to achieve within the next 10 years for your company? Image Honolulu City Lights and Christmas Celebrations by PhotoluluGuy, Creative Commons Google+

by Jill Foster on December 22, 2009

It's Difficult: 4 Lessons Learned From Co-founding with a Friend

by Jill Foster on December 22, 2009

Learning the founder’s duty: Recently, I’ve had to face some tough decisions as a founder for a new company that I am nurturning, Just Kite It. Beyond the day-to-day hustle of ensuring that action items are followed-through and executed on efficiently, networking and making connections that will help grow the company, keeping your team motivated [...]

by Jill Foster on December 21, 2009

Chief Troublemaker and Top Tips for a Great Facebook Fan Page

by Jill Foster on December 21, 2009

Over the past year or so, I’ve seen more and more non-profits and companies create Facebook fan pages for their organizations. Facebook calls fan pages “a customizable presence for an organization, product, or public personality to join the conversation with Facebook users.” Fan pages are great because they are designed for organizations, but they work [...]

by Jill Foster on December 17, 2009

What's Your Approach? Living the Holidays as a Woman and Entrepreneur

by Jill Foster on December 17, 2009

Lost in work and a running joke In my family, we have a running joke: we tell a certain relative that any family events start an hour before they’re actually slated to begin. He’ll get caught up in work and arrive about an hour after he’s supposed to — our little scheme ensures that he’s [...]