Women in Business

The Ultimate Online Guide to Business Resources for Women

Explore our useful online guides for women in business, articles on money and finance, networking events, and productivity tips to help you become a successful businesswoman in the entrepreneurial and corporate world.

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Women in Business COVID-19 (Coronavirus) Resources

During this time, we recommend that you continue social distancing by using our online business resources, such as the following:

In addition, you can read our article on starting a business during the COVID-19 pandemic for a breakdown on the financial assistance provided by the government stimulus plan. We've also shared information on small business relief funds, business ideas, and more resources.

The Best Information for Today's Women in Business in 2020

Today’s business world is composed of an increasing number of women leaders and female entrepreneurs. From startups to large scale establishments, the climate is right for innovating and creating from a woman’s perspective.

Entrepreneurs often face several obstacles when planning, launching, and maintaining their ventures; for women leaders, the list of challenges grows even longer: lack of funding and community support, overcoming negative stereotypes, underrepresentation in corporate leadership roles, finding work-life balance, gaining confidence, and so forth.

Our goal is to address each of these obstacles and provide female entrepreneurs and businesswomen with the essential resources, guides, useful tools, and encouragement to conquer them and achieve overall success in the entrepreneurial and corporate world.

Struggling to find adequate funding for your small business? We’ll offer tips on pitching to investors, share valuable financial resources (e.g., women in business loans, small business grants for women, etc.), and break down the ins and outs of business financing. Need to expand your professional network? We’ve curated local events, global conferences for women, and accessible businesswomen networking resources.

We'll further discuss the above challenges faced by women entrepreneurs and provide the necessary resources to become a successful leader. Whether you are a businesswoman striving to defy ingrained gender stereotypes in the corporate world or seeking ways to improve your overall well-being and mental health, know that you are not alone, and we’re here to lend a helping hand.

Women in Business Resources

We’ve gathered lists of the best businesswomen resources and tools to provide support and address many of the unknowns that female business owners face. Our hope is to arm you with the necessary information so you can find the courage to charge forward with your corporate leadership and entrepreneurial goals.

Business Formation Resources

Ready to begin? Business formation services and local organizations are just a few of the resources we provide to smoothly and successfully launch your dream company.

Business Planning Resources

Business planning is essential to help you specify your goals and strategies, manage your finances, and track your progress. We offer women access to business plan templates, discounts on business planning software, and information on the resources out there that will lead you through planning an effective business.

Financial Resources

Grants, loans, government contracts, investors, scholarships, advisors, tutorials; there are plenty of financial resources for female entrepreneurs and women leaders, and we’ll help you discover the best ones for you and your business.

Certification Resources

Women-Owned Business Certification can generate more opportunities, including government contracts, access to exclusive events and training programs, increased recognition, and more credibility. We’ll introduce you to various resources (e.g., local workshops, organizations, website, etc.) that will make your certification process simple and successful.

Popular Resources

Today’s technological world offers valuable resources that are easily accessible to women entrepreneurs, including podcasts, online magazines, YouTube channels, and more. We’ll share the best popular resources that will help take your business to the next level.

Women in Business Guides

Starting a business requires a few resources in addition to your great ideas. Luckily, there are many useful tools available for today’s female entrepreneurs such as women in business grants, financial investors, business formation services, women-owned business certification, personal growth strategies, online resources, and community support.

We’ve done the research for you and compiled all the necessary guides and information to help you start a business. Whether you want to file a DBA (Doing Business As) or start a sole proprietorship, LLC, nonprofit, partnership, or corporation (S-Corp or C-Corp), we've got you covered.

Business Formation Guides

We created simple guides that will equip you with the necessary knowledge when forming a business. From choosing a business structure and business name to discovering helpful online courses, we’ll support you every step of the way.

Business Planning Guides

An effective business plan will set your new venture up for success and growth. We’ll share everything from writing a business plan to finding the perfect mentor when planning a new venture.

Financial Guides

It’s common knowledge that business finance is vital to take into account when starting, maintaining, and expanding a company. We offer guides on startup costs, pitching to investors, small business accounting, loans, and more.

Certification Guides

Women-owned business certification can be a lengthy process, but we have the guides to help you with every step. We’ll cover how to best prepare for certification, share state-specific information, and what you can do to make the most of your certification.

Personal Development Guides

From building confidence to closing the gender leadership gap, our personal development guides will give women leaders an extra boost toward overall success.

Women in Business Events

Being a female entrepreneur comes with its challenges, but you aren’t alone. Women in business events— such as local meetups, global conferences, and support groups — allow you to connect with businesswomen, listen to industry experts, share your own ideas, and discover valuable women in business resources to grow your leadership skills. We provide you with all the necessary networking tools to reduce stress while you work on your startup or already established company.

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Lifestyle for the Businesswoman

Today’s women entrepreneurs wear many hats. They are mothers, wives, breadwinners, support systems, best friends, community and family event organizers, decision makers, strategists, goal achievers, and leaders. All these titles are just a few of the many that apply, all while managing their household.

Let’s celebrate all that women in business have to offer and provide useful information and topics they can rely on to find inspiration and pursue their next step to launch a startup.

Finance

Starting your business requires initial funding. We have researched and gathered a list of potential financing options to get you started such as grants, government loans, investors, and business credit cards, so we can get your company up and running. Since money is an essential part of forming a startup, we've found ways to help you secure funding, so you can become a successful businesswoman.

Productivity

As a female entrepreneur, you probably have a lot on your mind — money, business finances, relationships, and health. Read our women in business articles to learn how you can reclaim focus, increase productivity, and accomplish your professional goals.

Self-Care

From long hours to demanding deadlines, women entrepreneurs often forget to take care of themselves both mentally and physically. We’ll share self-care tips, tricks, and business resources for women that will allow you to rest, recharge, and continue to successfully run your company.

Tech

In this day and age, technology is a useful tool that may be used by women leaders and female entrepreneurs to learn new skills, upgrade, gather information, and grow their company. We have compiled a list of women in business articles to set you on the right path so you can become a better leader and meet your 2020 business goals.

Innovation

Throughout history, women have been quietly innovating behind the scenes. From discovering the microscopic, core composition of DNA to using their critical math skills at NASA to catapult us into outer space, it is time to shed light on businesswomen's present and future accomplishments.

Interviews

If you’re a woman starting or expanding a business, it’s always worthwhile to learn from other female entrepreneurs’ inspiring stories. Read our interviews with a variety of women in business who share everything from leadership trials to triumphs.