Author Archives: wisesyracuse

Clever Ways to Increase Mobile App Reviews

The opinion of others (friends, family, product reviewers) matter, whether it is about restaurants, movies or apps. As hundreds of new apps hit the market every day, opinions and reviews affect how visible they will be in search results and … Continue reading

Posted in bootstrapping, business, entrepreneurship, innovation, mobile, mobile app, new ventures, opportunities, small business, start-up ventures, technology | Tagged , , , , , , , , , , , , | 1 Comment

Ways to Win More Sales

Sales is an integral part of today’s economy. Rather than relying on simply your product/service, your ability to generate revenue and sell products and yourself will determine your success. Below are several signs that tell you are well positioned to … Continue reading

Posted in bootstrapping, business, business finances, entrepreneurship, Leadership, marketing, networking, new ventures, opportunities, sales, small business, start-up ventures, women in business | Tagged , , , , , , , , , , | Leave a comment

Content Pieces You Can Create in 5 Minutes Or Less

Producing content can be a time-consuming task. When pressed for time, it can be very difficult to commit to posting lengthy content pieces through your social media outlets. Eric Siu is the CEO of San Francisco-based digital marketing agency Single Grain … Continue reading

Posted in business, entrepreneurship, marketing, opportunities, start-up ventures, women in business | Tagged , , , , , , , , , , | Leave a comment

Things to Look for in a Venture Capitalist

As an entrepreneur in the startup phase, there comes a stage when you might be working with venture capitalists (VCs). Some people think VCs are really lucky, others believe they’re extremely smart and well organized in their investments. VCs tend … Continue reading

Posted in bootstrapping, business, business finances, entrepreneurship, negotiation, networking, new ventures, opportunities, Risks, small business, start-up ventures, women in business | Tagged , , , , , , , , , , , , , | Leave a comment

3 Ways to Save When Registering Your Trademark

                                                                                … Continue reading

Posted in business, business finances, Cost, entrepreneurship, grants, marketing, opportunities, small business, start-up ventures, Uncategorized | Tagged , , , , , , , , | Leave a comment

Negotiating Your Way to a ‘Yes’

Negotiation is not something that is taught in school. Knowing how to negotiate your way to a “yes” can go a long way to benefit anyone – from employees to entrepreneurs. Sometimes it can be hard for people to see … Continue reading

Posted in bootstrapping, business, business finances, entrepreneurship, Leadership, negotiation, networking, new ventures, opportunities, Risks, small business, start-up ventures, women in business | Tagged , , , , , , , , , , , | Leave a comment

Networking and Educational Events: Part II – Plan for Success

In a previous post, I wrote about the important role networking and educational events can play in a woman’s professional development and how to choose the right events to attend. However, if you think simply identifying an event, registering for … Continue reading

Posted in business, entrepreneurship, networking, new ventures, opportunities, small business, start-up ventures, women in business | Tagged , , , , , , , | Leave a comment

Women, Networking and Educational Events: Part 1 – Choosing the Right Events

As women in business, most of us have had the good fortune of working with a strong mentor. Many of us have also served as mentors ourselves, sharing what others have shared with us and what we have learned with … Continue reading

Posted in business, entrepreneurship, networking, new ventures, opportunities, small business, start-up ventures, women in business | Tagged , , , , , , , | Leave a comment

12th Annual WISE Symposium to Feature Expert Women Entrepreneurs as Keynote Speakers

Speakers include Jessica Herrin of Stella & Dot, Melinda Emerson of SmallBizLady, Amy Cosper, editor-in-chief of Entrepreneur Magazine, and Good Morning, Beautiful Business author Judy Wicks; and many more. Women Igniting the Spirit of Entrepreneurship (WISE) is bringing powerhouse entrepreneurial … Continue reading

Posted in bootstrapping, business, business finances, entrepreneurship, innovation, Leadership, marketing, networking, new ventures, opportunities, small business, social media, start-up ventures, technology, women in business | Tagged , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , | Leave a comment

Is Your Business Eligible for a Government Grant?

Nonprofits are not the only businesses eligible for grants. For-profit companies also receive grants based on their idea and work. For example, a company called Canopy Apps received $2M in grant funding from the National Institute of Health (NIH) to … Continue reading

Posted in bootstrapping, business, business finances, Cost, entrepreneurship, grants, innovation, Leadership, new ventures, opportunities, small business, start-up ventures, women in business | Tagged , , , , , , , , , , , , , | Leave a comment