Posts in Scale your business
13 Ways to Invest in Your Business

Let’s get down to business. Investment is growth! But as a small business owner, your resources are very important to you (especially during the first few years), so it can be hard to know when it's time to make your move & invest in crucial new equipment, education, branding, etc. We’re here to say we completely understand— and by ‘we’, I mean myself & the 13 amazing women who have shared insight into how they approach investing in their business.

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6 Ways to Stay Educated as You Grow Your Business

As we grow our businesses, the tools we’re using are changing. Our industry is changing. We need to adapt what we do & what we know, and that includes social media, organization tools, marketing methods, pricing, etc. So when you don’t have a ton of time and you want to keep learning, where do you turn? We have responses from ladies in the following industries: photography, travel, retail, copywriting, digital marketing, & stationery. Their responses run the gamut of podcasts, books, workshops, & more. Take a peek and find the next best way for you to continue your business education as you grow your awesome business.

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Here's What We Learned from Shelley Broader, CEO of Chico's FAS, Inc.

Hey, hey! Did you know USF's college of business occasionally hosts CEO talks called 'conversations with a CEO'? I was able to attend this week's chat with Shelley Broader, CEO of Chicos FAS, Inc. and I'm so glad, because just about everything Shelley said was something I feverishly scribbled down to remember later. I wanted to share some of the most poignant things, including quotes on leadership & competition with you. 

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How to Set & Smash Goals in 3 Easy Steps

Amy Poehler said “Great people do things before they’re ready.” We believe that’s entirely true and want you to be as ready as possible for when the impossible hits your desk. Success is inevitable when you set goals because you’ve crafted a plan and are ready for the outcome. We want to hear about the goals you’ve made for yourself!

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6 Tips on Taking Control of Your Money

Hey, babe! It’s not about how much money you make— it’s about how you handle that money that will allow you to have the financial freedom to do whatever your heart desires. Don’t wait until you’re making more money to get acquainted with a way to track & manage your Finances. ‘Cuz chances are, you’re much more likely to smash your money goals if you pay close attention to all those $1’s, $5’s, and $20’s along the way. Take it from these 6 women.

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Let's Get This Startup Week Party Going!

Hey, hey boss babes! Part of a new year is taking a look at what you did well in 2018 and what could’ve been better. There’s always room for improvement, but how about we make it fun?! Get ready to be inspired and learn about some Business Foundations, like taxes, trademarks, digital branding, and scalability. We'll be hosting 3 Babe Crafted-inspired events at Tampa Bay Startup Week 2019 full of members whose stories & insight you’ll love.

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Know Your Worth

Hello, hello! I hope you’re feeling brave & proud this week. In order to put yourself out there in the way that it takes to be a small business owner, you gotta be brave. That doesn’t mean ‘perfect’, but it does entail saying (and meaning) ‘I belong here and I have something special to offer’. So, first let me say: You go, girl. Second, sometimes we need an outside push to remind us that we belong.

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8 Tips on Setting Achievable Goals in 2018

Good morning, boss babes! It’s our first business tips blog of 2018 and we’re ready to get to werk. Something we can’t get enough of are goals. We could talk about goals and how to make them happen all.day.long. No matter how big or small they are, goals are exciting. So! Let’s talk about the goals we have for 2018 & our tips for you as you set some goals for your biz.

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6 Boss Ways to Own 2018

Hey ladies! We figured you were probably in the same boat as us-- working hard to finish 2017 strong while also working to finalize an outline for how you'd like 2018 to look. For this week's business tips post we asked women in the Babe Crafted community what they wanted to accomplish in 2018 & how they planned to do it.

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