Make Money Now on Instagram

Yes, you can make money on Instagram. No, it’s not just a platform for pretty pictures.

My 17-year-old daughter Emma is my in-house Instagram expert.   She uses the site as the primary platform to promote her business, Em John Jewelry, which sells bracelets, pouches and adorable totes.

I’m sharing very specific examples of what she’s doing on […]

Ginger Burr, Total Image Consultants

Total Image Consultants, of Lynn, Mass. helps women over forty with a heartfelt fashion makeover so they love how they look inside and out.

‘Ah ha’ moment that led to launching this business: After struggling with my own image through my 20’s I attended a 3-day workshop on ‘fashion, color & image.’ Within the first hour […]

Justin Krane, Krane Financial Solutions

Krane Financial Solutions, of Los Angeles, Calif. helps business owners plan their money so they can have a kick butt financial life.

‘Ah ha’ moment that led you to launching this business: When I helped a woman adopt a child to become a mother.

Ideal customer/target market: Women entrepreneurs in their 30s to 40s.

First customer or client: […]

Jeanne Boschert, Jeanne

Jeanne Boschert, of Memphis, Tenn. is an author, coach and consultant who transforms her clients into all they were meant to be.

‘Ah ha’ Moment that led to launching this business: I have always known that I was called into the helping profession. When I discovered the art of coaching I realized I had been doing it […]

Claudia Zanes, Zanes Law

Zanes Law, with offices in Tucson and Phoenix, Arizona, helps people put their lives back together after an accident.

Ah ha’ moment that led you to launching this business: This is a different answer for me because our law firm had already been launched by my husband, Doug, a lawyer.  But my “ah ha moment” came […]

One Attribute of a True Leader: Giving Back

I was recently introduced to the Athena Leadership Model, a model developed through a grant from the W.K. Kellogg Foundation that identifies eight distinct attributes that are reflective of women’s contributions to leadership.  The attributes are Authentic Self, Relationships, Giving Back, Collaboration, Courageous Acts, Learning, Fierce Advocacy, Celebration and Joy.  In a series of posts, I’ll share […]

Jessica Gold Newman and Catherine Doyle, Dobbin Clothing

Dobbin Clothing is an online women’s clothing store that launched in April 2012. Dobbin’s styles are made from the finest European and American fabrics, manufactured in New York City and meant to fit and flatter women sizes 00-16.

‘Ah ha’ moment that led to launching this business:  It was more like a long thought process that […]

Alison O’Brien, JWalking Designs

JWalking Designs of Union, N.J., founded in 2012, offers fit, functional, fashionable and earth-friendly workout wear that gives women of all shapes and sizes the self-confidence to get out and get active.

‘Ah ha’ moment that led to launching this business:  After training for and completing multiple marathons – and not liking the workout wear ‘bottoms’ […]