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Enter the Techpreneur Awards!

Stop hiding your internet and tech visions under a bushel. A new awards aimed at women setting up internet or tech-related businesses or those who have already started one is giving them some much-needed recognition. Last week I met with the founder of the The UWC (University Women’s Club) Techpreneur Awards for Women, Fiona Scott […]

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Networking round-up: Is networking “pay-back” time?

Networking is a business activity. It’s about meeting people for the benefit of your business – but also other people’s. It’s not about how many people you know; it’s about connecting with the right people that will eventually provide you with additional business.  Another way of saying the same thing is: It’s not what you […]

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6 great things about Etsy home businesses

We’re excited that BritMums is partnering with Etsy to celebrate great crafting and provide advice for all you entrepreneurs and entrepreneurs-to-be who are toying with setting up a business based on your crafts, collections or other work. We’re featuring cool crafts and inspiring creators over the coming weeks. Here, Mary Andrews, who helps lead Etsy’s […]

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Etsy & BritMums: Start your own business in 2014

Do you wish you could spend more time developing your artistic side? Do you love buying vintage, but worry your house is starting to look a bit too much like an antique market? #ProjectNewYear is here to help. Over the next few months, we’re excited to partner with Etsy to share new projects and ideas, […]

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Networking Round-up: Stepping into that room!

We’ve all stepped into a room of strangers. The idea – even just on paper – is daunting! Why would anyone put themselves through such an awesome experience? The answer, of course, is simple. Networking is all about building relationships, establishing trust and making connections. Business coach, Stephanie Smith, describes the ambience of the room […]

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How to publish illustrated ebooks

Why the next few months will make a big difference if you want to publish an illustrated book The rise and rise of the eBook has made it much easier for most people who want to be authors to get their book out there for people to buy. Kindle Direct Publishing allows you to upload […]

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Guest post: 6 tips for setting up an internet business

More and more women are starting their own businesses, and entrepreneurship has become a way that mums and bloggers can earn money and create their ideal working situation. Even if you’re starting small, there are things you can easily do to grow your business. (A great organisation to get involved with is everywoman.com, which has […]

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