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Manufacturing the Future: A New Sales Landscape

Globally the manufacturing industry has undergone a massive transformation in the past decade. Recessions choked demand, employment continues to fall and the floors and lines don’t have the same consistent flow of work to be done. With all of the nuances between each manufactured product and the manufacturers themselves, what...

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Review Your Marketing Strategy: 6 Questions You Should Ask

Schedule it out. Put it into your agenda. Mark it down in your notes. You should be reviewing the effectiveness of your marketing on a constant basis. Think you can just set it and forget it for the year? Think again. Here’s what you should ask about your own marketing...

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The Impact of Values on Small Business

Value Statements, mission statements, retreats, and branding exercises are often considered luxuries that small business owners will simply slide off of their radar. After all, there are so many more important things to do, right?!? The short answer is, yes. There are many important things to do. Until there is a...

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Direct To Consumer Start Up Brands Show How To Beat Retail Giants

While many large retail brands are closing brick and mortar shopfronts, there is a small but striking trend swinging in the opposite direction. Savvy startups are branching out from their digital-only environment and opening up lean shopfronts that bring the online experience to life. How are these digital native brands turning...

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Sonia Satra Actress turned entrepreneur // A FemCity Featured Interview

Sonia Satra serves as an inspiration for women with her diverse background as a successful actress to now leading women in fitness and well being. Sonia Satra is a certified life coach, fitness instructor, and award-winning motivational speaker who has dedicated her life to helping people reach their full potential through...

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Holly Daniels Christensen, Designer + Innovator // A FemCity Featured Interview

I recently got a chance to catch up and interview the Founder and CEO of Dune Jewelry, Holly Daniels Christensen. Founded in 2010 by this kitchen table entrepreneur, Dune Jewelry is the Original Beach Sand Jewelry Company®.   Dune captures your most cherished travel memories and experiences by creating fine Experiential Jewelry® with sand and natural...

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Alli Van Roekel // A FemCity Business Member Interview

We love our FemCity Business community and each Business Member is filled with inspiration, advice and wisdom. When we share our truths, it allows others to do the same. Alli shared her story with me. Now, we share it with you. Thanks Alli from our Omaha Community! What inspired you...

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LaTrice Davis // A FemCity Business Member Interview

What inspired you to launch your business? In June 2010, my life hit rock bottom. My 2nd divorce shuck me like an earthquake. 3 children, 2 failed marriages and a heart riddled with pain, I was lost. Funny thing is I wasn’t lost because of the failed marriages.  It wasn’t...

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Tanzania

I recently had the opportunity to chat with Chrystal Rose, Founder of Rebellia and Global FemCity member. Images from her travels to Tanzania captured my heart and attention. I wanted to connect with Chrystal and learn how it served as a major shift in her life and created a series...

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Founder of Kendra Scott : a FemCity Interview

I recently caught up with Kendra Scott, Founder of Kendra Scott.  Her story of creating a multi-million dollar business will inspire you to go big in life and take a chance on yourself.  What inspired you to create Kendra Scott? It’s very simple, really…I couldn’t find the jewelry I was looking...

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Founder of Art of Hope : a FemCity Interview

I caught up with Tara Kangarlou, Founder of Art of Hope. Her story and intention will inspire you to no end.  Q : Your main project is Art of Hope. What inspired you to create the organization? A : For the past couple of years I covered the Syrian crisis closely from the border...

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Founder of Norbert // a FemCity Interview

I caught up with Julie Freyermuth, Founder of Norbert. Their story, images and intention will have you falling in love with the two of them. What inspired you to create Norbert? When I adopted Norbert in 2009, I knew he was a special dog, but I never anticipated he would become...

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Founder of The Cookie Cups // a FemCity Interview

Nicole Pomije and I connected through a mutual contact, and we hit it off. With her background streaming from South Florida to her effervescent entrepreneurial spirit, her founding story left me inspired. I wanted to ask her all the questions women in our community generally ask. Beyond this intention, I...

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Founders of Devigi // a FemCity Interview

Devigi is a brand that captured the heart of America's most popular journalist and daytime co-host, Hoda Kotb from the Today Show and propelled it to one of the most sought after fitness apparel brands. I got the chance to reconnect with Nadine Gelberg, Co-Founder of Devigi to learn about...

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Dr. Marika Lindholm // a FemCity Interview

I recently got a chance to get to know Dr. Marika Lindholm, Founder of ESME (Empowering Solo Moms Everywhere). As we read and connect with the stories of other women, we understand that the struggle of growing a business and raising a family is one many of us share. I hope this...

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Julia Silverman // a FemCity Interview

FemCity Founder, Violette de Ayala got a chance to get to know Julia Silverman, who's recent film, American Pastoral also stars Ewan McGregor, Jennifer Connelly, Dakota Fanning. Making it from Pittsburgh to NYC, and keeping hold of her dreams, Julia shares her thoughts on dreaming big, keeping hold of dear friends and...

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