Four reasons why women-owned businesses succeed

Robyn Parets •
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Women are methodically, but surely, excelling at business. Evidence suggests that companies run by women could have as much as 13 percent higher revenues than those run by men. The phenomenon has implications on a national scale: There are now more than 11.6 million women-owned businesses in the U.S., generating $1.7 trillion in sales as


Be your own boss: Five valuable tips for the self-employed

Amy Bergen •
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Being your own boss can be great. But when you’re self-employed, you also become your own human resources representative, office manager, and accountant. The finances can get complicated—especially come tax time! A little preparation will set you up for financial success. Not sure whether you count as self-employed? According to the IRS, you’re self-employed if


4 keys to marketing operations success

Gary Katz •

What does “best practices” in Marketing Operations (MO) look like, and how do industry-leading companies operate and integrate this highly valuable function? We polled more than 80 marketing leaders to find out. Key FindingsFour factors that survey participants say have contributed significantly to their MO success: Clarity and consistency across the organization—shared practices, a well-defined