Manage and Grow Your Business
By Lahle Wolfe, About.com Guide
- Advertising & Marketing
- Business Strategies
- Free Business E-Courses and Seminars
- Managing Your Employees
- Leasing Commercial Space
- Minority Women in Business
Advertising & Marketing
Information and resources to help women advertise and market their businesses. Internet and networking tips, advertising advice, and ad campaign development.
- Internet Marketing Basics
- Advertising 101 - Tips to Get You Started
- Search Engine Optimization (SEO)
Find strategies for growing your business and how to save a business in crisis. Learn about business models and plans and setting goals for your business.
Free Business E-Courses and Seminars
Webinars, seminars, and free business courses online to help you learn more about business.
- Advertising and Marketing Psychology Course
- How to Write a Complete Business Feasibility Study
- Free Learning Sources for Business Women
- Free MIT Courses (Yes, the Real MIT)
Managing Your Employees
Information and tips on small business management including laws the regulate employee compensation and benefits.
- Downsizing, Layoffs & Job Cuts
- Employee Compensation
- Small Business Management
- Tips for Managing Employees
Leasing Commercial Space
If you need office, retail, or industrial space for your business you need to understand how commercial property is sold, rented, and how to successfully negotiate leases in your favor.
- Glossary of Commercial Leasing Terms
- Leasing Commercial Office, Retail and Industrial Spaces
- Subleasing Commercial Space
Minority Women in Business
Information, resources, and support geared towards the unique interests and needs of minority women in business.
- Resources & Support
- Statistics - All Minority-Owned Businesses
- Statistics - Minority Women-Owned Businesses
Learn how to use social networking to grow your business and make new business connections.
Learn about self-employment taxes, payroll taxes, and other taxes you might need to pay as a business owner.
Tools & Resources
Easy-to-understand definitions of commonly used terms in business. Quick reference for understanding general business lingo, commercial property leases, and accounting, legal, tax, marketing, financial, and Internet terms.
- WIB Answers Your Business Questions
- WIB Forums
- WIB Reviews
- Business Calculators & Quizzes
- Calendar - International Holidays
- Calendar - Monthly Diversity Events
- Commercial Property Leasing Terms
- Financing & Investing Terms
- Find Resources & Support
- Legal Terms and Business Structures
- Resources for Minority WIB
Work Attire & Business Etiquette
Learn how to dress for any business situation, how to shake hands, rules for introductions, tipping etiquette, and guidelines for gift giving in the workplace.
- Business Attire for Women
- Business Etiquette
- Office & Client Gift Giving Etiquette
- Tipping Etiquette for Business Functions
Tips and advice to help work-at-home moms and women business owners work more efficiently. Information and ideas on how to find balance between work and life.