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During the month of October, the Small Business Administration is offering a web chat series for women in honor of National Women’s Small Business Month. In today's economy women own about 30 percent of small business marketplace, compared to 5 percent in 1970. Women-owned businesses are recognized as one of the fastest growing segments of the small business community.
SBA officials will host a series of weekly web chats with the goal of; helping aspiring and established women business owners learn more about starting or expanding small businesses; gaining access to capital; and government contracting set-asides for women. Additionally, tips on business opportunities for young women will be discussed during the last webinar in the series.
This post originally appeared on Examiner.com.
Ashley Neal is an entrepreneur and small business advocate that enjoys writing about topics pertaining to small business. She is the owner of Small Biz Writer, where she specializes in providing quality content online for small business owners which in turn increases visibility and sales. Additionally, Ashley is the editor/writer and publisher of her own award-winning small business resource blog Small Biz Diamonds. She also writes for Examiner.com as the Atlanta Small Business Examiner, and Future Simple’s small business blog: Growth University.