While many of us wonder how we ever got along without it, there is still a significant number of Americans who refuse to get on the internet, according to a new Pew Research Center analysis of survey data. Despite the capabilities with shopping, information research, bill paying, job applications and a Government push to move people […]
The subject of women in technology, or more precisely, the dearth of women in technology, is everywhere in the news these days. At a certain point, one can become numb to the statistics bandied about – the small percentage of the tech work force made up by women; the dramatic drop in college women who […]
This article originally appeared in Critic Magazine. Illustration by Daniel Blackball. When you hear the word “remote,” it doesn’t exactly conjure up feelings of prosperity, abundance and opportunity – feelings that we are told to look for in our chosen career paths. However, for some of us, not putting on suitable office attire (or even […]
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It’s no secret that men outnumber women in the business world. But recent data suggest that women are becoming more influential as executives, entrepreneurs, business owners, consumers and social-media users. Between 2000 and 2010, the number of female-owned businesses grew by 50% – a significantly bigger jump than that posted by small businesses overall. Additionally, comScore and Nielsen report that women comprise the majority of participants on the social web – from Facebook to Zynga to Twitter to Pinterest. And when it comes to purchasing clout, women control the purse strings: According to the Census Bureau, women manage 80% of consumer spending, or about $5 trillion dollars yearly.
The growing influence of women in business comes as no surprise to us – nor to the 11 female entrepreneurs featured below. Read on to learn about these stellar businesswomen and their tips for success.