Marie Hope started her career in the restaurant industry after completing her business degree in Leeds, England. Her commitment to lifelong learning also led her to earn an MBA and a degree in psychology. She worked in restaurant management and … Continue reading
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By Lorrie DeFrank Bark ‘N Howl Bakery is a dog gone good example of how a nonprofit can benefit from a program designed to boost the bottom line for women business owners. Its founders and partners make no salary, yet … Continue reading
Cinda Sherman’s enthusiasm for the upcoming changes to the magazine she created 18 years ago is palpable. She credits her mentors in Jacksonville Women’s Business Center’s Marketing Matters program with providing the visionary jolts she needed to take Arbus Magazine where she believes it needs to go. Continue reading
Marketing Matters is a mentoring program of the Jacksonville Women’s Business Center. The program links an existing woman business owner to a two-member mentoring team of marketing and public relations professionals. Over a six-month period, mentors guide her through the process of developing and implementing marketing strategies unique to her business. Continue reading
Remember the energy and excitement when you first opened your doors, sold your first product or marked your first invoice as paid? With the start-up lessons and milestones behind you, you can reclaim the boldness and courage it took to launch your business in the first place. I just happen to believe a sustainable and manageable marketing approach is the spark.