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Grow Smart Business

by Tinu Abayomi-Paul on September 16, 2012

Recent Small Business Highlights from Grow Smart Biz

by Tinu Abayomi-Paul on September 16, 2012

Grow Smart Biz, is brought to you by the company that hosts our blog and sponsors our community events, Network Solutions, a Web.com company. The blog post that follows is a summary of the most relevant content our sibling blog, Grow Smart Biz has recently published. Grow Smart Biz Brings You Small Business News Continuing the theme of [...]

by Shonali Burke on November 2, 2010

Do You Grow Smart Business?

by Shonali Burke on November 2, 2010

If you’re in or near the DC area, this week’s a big one; the second GrowSmartBiz conference, co-hosted by Network Solutions and the Washington Business Journal is coming up on Friday. I attended last year’s conference before I was even involved with Network Solutions, and if I even tried to start telling you what a [...]

by Shonali Burke on February 22, 2010

Small Business and Social Media: The Small Business Success Index (SBSI)

by Shonali Burke on February 22, 2010

Still think SM’s a shiny new toy? I don’t know if you’ve been paying attention to the quite-interesting findings of the Small Business Success Index (I mean, who could pay attention to *real* news when Kevin Smith got booted off Southwest Airlines and kicked up a stink about it). Anyhoo… there’s a lot of cool [...]

by Jill Foster on October 15, 2009

First Time in Vegas, First Time at BlogWorld, and First Post for SmallBizCool

by Jill Foster on October 15, 2009

The ‘firsts’ abound ( 6:30pm, in flight bound for Nevada ) Blogging from 30,000 feet up helps expand perspective sometimes. And from that vantage point, I’m realizing these next few days will host a string of first-time experiences. It’s my first time to Las Vegas (have you been??) plus first time to experience the robust [...]

by Jill Foster on September 30, 2009

The Chief Troublemaker on Using the Crowd to Attract a Bigger Crowd to Your Events

by Jill Foster on September 30, 2009

I was a panelist at the Grow Smart Biz conference on Tuesday, September 29th at the Renaissance Hotel in Washington, DC. In my opinion, this conference was a must-attend event for small business owners and entrepreneurs (more on that later). This blog post is about how the conference planners are using the crowd to attract [...]

by Jill Foster on September 4, 2009

Quick Reminder (you're invited!): WIRED's Chris Anderson, Small Biz Talks, and More

by Jill Foster on September 4, 2009

Quick reminder on some great news! A range of Women Grow Business bloggers are scheduled to present at the first GrowSmartBiz Conference this September. …agenda to be released soon so please check back shortly! And(!) WIRED’s Editor-in-Chief Chris Anderson, also great author of The Longest Tail and Free will keynote the event. So get ready [...]

by Jill Foster on September 4, 2009

"TV News Reporter Called in One Hour": Brainstorms and Benefits of Content Sharing – 5 Minute Video Chat

by Jill Foster on September 4, 2009

Great news for one Women Grow Business blogger, one apple pie baker, and tons of small business owners seeking more about content sharing (…more in this fun conversation below). The skinny: I met Mayra at DC’s local Channel 8 studio for her live interview with the Washington Business Report (just search for Mayra Ruiz to [...]