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How to Get Federal Contracts: Tips for Women Business Owners

The federal government sets aside some of its federal contracts for women business owners. Is your business ready to compete for them? For six years in a row, the federal government has achieved a goal set way back in the 1990s of awarding a minimum of 25% of all federal contracts to small businesses. That’s …

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15 Great Websites for Women Business Owners

Women business owners can achieve so much more when we support each other. If you’re a woman entrepreneur, check out these 15 websites for women business owners (besides AllBusiness’s Women In Business section, of course!) that can help you start or grow your business:   American Business Women’s Association http://www.abwa.orgThis organization for business and professional women …

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How to Make the Most of Your Woman-Owned Business Certification

Last week I shared some tips for getting certified as a woman-owned business, whether a Women’s Business Enterprise (WBE), Women-Owned Small Business (WOSB), or Economically Disadvantaged Women-Owned Small Business (EDWOSB). But once you’ve gotten your certification, the journey isn’t over—in fact, it’s just beginning. Now you need to toot your own horn as a woman …

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Getting Certified as a Woman-Owned Business

If you’re a woman business owner, getting your company certified as a woman-owned business can help increase your company’s visibility, opportunities, and ability to win corporate or government contracts. Here’s what you need to know about women-owned business certification. Types of certification There are two types of certification as a woman-owned business: 1. Women’s Business …

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