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How to do a More Human and Better Demo in the Sales Process: Mostly Meant for Software Companies…

1. Make the demo about their needs and their wants. 2. Don’t focus on what you want to do. 3. Ask your prospect or company that you are doing to what they would like to see and why. 4. Don’t forget your own agenda and your own goals of this part of the sales process but don’t let that over-ride ...

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To get #morewomenintech we need to talk about women currently working in roles in tech.

Fill out the short questionnaire below so I can spotlight you as a woman working in tech! First name * Last name * Email address * Role * Company Name * What do you think women should know about your role? For example if they have never heard of your job what would you want them to know about your job? Why do you think ...

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Who Cares Who is Not There? You are There. 3 Abilities to Master as a Woman at a Tech Company.

I have had women come up to me at tech events and ask me why are we still talking about this? We were talking about women in tech when I was your age… Well, the conversation about women in tech is something that is ever evolving and changing. I personally don’t see it going anywhere. But, instead of talking about ...

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What You Have Learned From the Women Around You…

If there is a problem that you keep running into, it is chronic and very problematic for a big market –go after it. If you think you have the solution you should try to solve it. Try a lot of different things in your career. Try them early and often. Prove yourself to the company that you work for or ...

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5 Ways for Women to Own the Job Search Coming Out of College

Women have a great deal of power and are constantly performing incredible feats that deserve recognition. If you want to learn from spectacular entrepreneurs and business women we hope you will join the chats. Leading up to the Women’s Leadership Forum, The Ad Club is hosting a weekly Twitter chat series aimed to: Inspire and connect women interested in business, marketing, ...

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3 Rules to Live by as a Woman in Business

Sheryl Sandberg, COO of FaceBook just gave a TED talk about women in the workplace and how we can get more women in upper management positions. She delved into what our problems are and how can we fix these problems to even out the number. We need to start now. Women at the top, C level jobs are around 15-16 ...

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What is Your Mission Statement? Think Golden Gate Bridge of Goals.

The week before the new year brings a lot of feelings, emotions and ideas. What lies ahead this year? What did I do this year that was stupid? What did I do this year that was great? You look back and think about your accomplishments and your downfalls. What have you learned? What can you do better this upcoming year? ...

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New Name = The WomenPreneurs

We bought thewomenpreneurs.com because womenpreneurs.com is not available. Don’t you just hate it when people squat on a URL for no reason. That’s okay we are moving on and moving on strong..   This doesn’t mean that we are leaving Boston or not going to create content about awesome women entrepreneurs here. We just want to be able to share the ...

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Boston WomenPreneurs Partners with Women2.0 for Founder Friday BOSTON!

Our goal here at Boston WomenPreneurs is to create an over-arching social network (not FaceBook, unlike LinkedIn, not Twitter, not any of those) that will be specific to women entrepreneurs. This online and offline community will allow women entrepreneurs to socialize and learn in a way that will help to create more businesses and startups. This goal is one that ...

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Startup Bootcamp Take Aways

David Cancel of Performable  Creating a data driven startup. Timing is everything. Marketing, big data, analytics. “98 percent of the people that come to your website leave and they never come back.” 3 lessons learned the hard way:  1. The middle sucks. Don’t be in the middle. That is the valley of death. 2. Your “demo” is useless. No one cares about ...

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Why You Should Attend the First Official Boston WomenPreneurs Event!

Boston WomenPreneurs was created for women entrepreneurs here in the Boston and Cambridge area. The premise and basis for creating this showcase online forum of amazing women creating startups and working for startups was so we TOGETHER could create a community of women who are working towards making influential changes in our economy. Women who are motivated, women who are ...

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The Boston WomenPreneurs to Watch of MassChallenge

MassChallenge is the world’s largest global startup competition and accelerator program taking place right here in the Innovation District of Boston. The competition started just as any other startup does. With an initial idea to help entrepreneurs create viable companies MassChallenge has ignited a global renaissance. The companies chosen to move forward in MassChallenge are accelerating the development of high growth, high impact ...

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Is Boston on Track to Lose Top Fashion and Artistic Talent to New York City?

What is Boston doing to keep top non-tech talent here in Boston and Cambridge? What are we doing wrong to lose WomenPreneurs to NYC!?!? My sister, Lauren has always been the creative type. She didn’t have to work as hard as I did for an A in History, but her passion has always been on the artistic side. She liked art class ...

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So, What is Boston WomenPreneurs?

Empowering women entrepreneurs in Boston/Cambridge through events & opportunities to bring ideas to company formation & execution. This blog spotlights a community of women entrepreneurs- both up and coming WomenPreneurs as well as established women CEO’s.  Boston WomenPreneurs will also have events where women can come together to learn about the work of fellow entrepreneurs through advice, interviews and experiences ...

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Sales Coaching: Example of How to Leave a Voicemail that Will Get Noticed

Each day as an inside sales rep you have certain “things” that you could do to optimize your chance of someone answering, someone calling you back or someone emailing you back that somehow found interest in what you said. I really do think of prospecting as a game. BUT- there are ways for you to optmize your chance of the calls that ...

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