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Creating and Managing Your Website with WordPress

by Marinela Miclea, Managing Partner, Mendo Digital Contents: Why WordPress Creating Your Website Maintaining Your Website Questions and Answers 1. Why WordPress Factors to consider when choosing a content management system (CMS): Cost Design and layout Developers Difficulty eCommerce Flexibility Hosting Security WordPress Pros and Cons WordPress strengths include: Ease of use Multiple add-ons (plugins, themes, widgets), most of which are free Customizable Good search engine optimization (SEO) integration Plenty…

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International Women’s Day Celebration 2018

On March 8th, 2018, Coast Women in Business and the Women’s Business Center of Mendocino hosted a community potluck breakfast gathering and storytelling event in honor of International Women’s Day. History Started by the suffragettes in the early 1900s, the first International Women’s Day was celebrated in 1911. International Women’s Day belongs to all communities everywhere—governments, companies, charities, educational institutions, networks, associations, the media, and more. Whether through a global…

2017 Business Accomplishments and Planning for 2018

Coast Women in Business discussed 2017 business accomplishments and planned for 2018 on Thursday, December 14, 2017. Business consultant Nancy Banker asked each of us for insights into what we believed we;d accomplished in 2017 and our questions for goals of our businesses in 2018. We addressed several focuses: Has your business expanded over the last year? If so, what was the result of your expansion? How will you expand your…

Elevator Speech, Obstacles, and First Impressions

Coast Women in Business discussed elevator speech, obstacles, and first impressions on Thursday, August 8, 2013. The Elevator Speech on a Rainy Day or… Traveling Up the Down Elevator! Toni discussed ways to approach one’s “elevator speech,” how to deal with various obstacles (i.e., feeling nervous, shy, uncomfortable, or even feeling sick) that come along with initially meeting clients, and the resulting first impressions. ABOUT THE PRESENTER Toni Orans with Toni…

New Vision for Women and Money

Coast Women in Business discussed a new vision for women and money on Thursday, July 11, 2013. Ever wonder why financial literacy programs don’t work for most women? Why do women struggle with money? At today’s meeting, we explored a new way of looking at women and money. ABOUT THE PRESENTER Heather Gurewitz is Director of the Women’s Business Center at West Company. ABOUT COAST WOMEN IN BUSINESS Mendocino Coast Women…