By Jill Krasny
During November, we celebrated “Women’s Entrepreneurship Day.” Here are several pieces of advice for growing businesses from successful women entrepreneurs.
Starting a small business is not easy. And starting a small business as a woman can be even tougher. Thankfully, “women-owned firms have increased as a share of total businesses over the years,” according to the Small Business Administration. However, “their size still remains smaller than national averages,” the SBA noted, and the 7.8 million women-owned firms averaged only US$130,000 in receipts in 2007, the most recent year for which data was available. Credit.com spoke with a handful of seasoned female entrepreneurs for advice on running a firm from a business perspective. Here’s what they told us: