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Business Startup for Women!

Welcome to Business Startup for Women!  Here you can learn the steps to properly start your business, read success stories and more!

Learn all about our Her  Dream Startup Program, a 4-week program designed to help you shorten your learning curve on getting started quickly!

her dream business image2Introducing Her Dream Startup, a program designed just for women who are ready to start their own business or for those who are in business and need to get back to the basics!

The program is scholarship-based and blends the power of coaching and audio courses for education and support. Because the program is virtual, women can participate from the comfort of their home or preferred location.

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secretSecrets to Starting A Successful Business!

“You know you are on the road to success if you would do your job, and not be paid for it.” – Oprah Winfrey

It is no surprise to learn that you will do a much better job in your business and make more money if you are in love with what you are doing. Energy for your business is fueled by the passion and power you feel when you are waking up every day doing what excites you. When dreaming of the business you want to start, it is important to only focus on the ideas that don’t seem like work. What types of business ideas do you have that you would enjoy and be obsessed with? When you can decide on this, you are able to move your business idea out of the “dream stage” into the real start-up stage where “doing” becomes the daily course of action.

Starting a new business is both exciting and rewarding. Here are Coach DiAnn’s ABCs of starting a new business. Good luck!

woman open sign4by DiAnn Mason

Are you working full time right now and dreaming about being your own boss? Or do you lie awake at night thinking about earning additional income? If so, starting a part-time business may be the answer for you.

Here are 6 quick tips that are essential for starting a part-time business:

Sharon's Pet Service, JG & Associates, Tickler, Inc.... Choosing a business name is fun and challenging at the same time.  It is one of the most important parts of starting your business.  It gives birth to your business and a sense of ownership before you even get it started.

Working Business Plan

Many women are so confused by the words - "Business Plan".  What is it?  Who do I show it to?  Do I really need it?  What is it really going to do for me?

A business plan is a written blueprint for your business.  It describes a summary of what your business is about and its goals.  It also outlines how your business will function.  The term "business plan" was first developed by bankers who wanted a detailed report of how a business would result in profits before they would make a decision on lending money.  Today, no business banker will even entertain a business loan application without a business plan.

ChecklistThe Startup check list helps to keep you focused on the tasks you may have to perform to start your small business. Not every small business will have to complete each step. For instance, you may decide not to register your trademark with state or federal officials or you may not be required to publish a notice of intent to do business...

One of the most common questions that women ask when they are thinking about starting a business is “what type of business should I start?”


Before you decide what type of business you want to start, it will be important to evaluate the following factors:

What Type of Business Should I Start