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Lead A Life of Success and Significance: What 9-11 Has Taught Me as a Business Woman, Mother, and American Citizen

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How to Transform Your Service From Nice To Have to a Need-to-Have

You finally came up with that completely perfect website that you’re so proud of. But once you launched and opened your doors for business, you quickly realized that folks didn’t seem so...

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Tags Ask the Expert, Gear up, Grow, marketing, Run, sales, Start, Wake up

You Can't Pour From An Empty Cup: Why Self-Care Isn't Selfish

Remember those days before you had kids when sleep was an actual 8+ hour event, meeting up with friends resulted in long, unfurling conversations into the night; and you actually took care of your...

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Tags Ask the Expert, community, Gear up, Grow, momlife, motherhood, Start, Wake up, Run, self-care, Sharon Kan

How the Pepperlane Pathway Can Help You With Business Growth

Pepperlane was started when our founder, Sharon Kan, realized motherhood was good for business growth. After all, moms have so many skills and ingenious ideas and services they can offer the...

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Tags Ask the Expert, business development, Gear up, Grow, networking, Run, small business, solopreneur, Start, Wake up

Tired of Your Business Ideas Falling Flat? Here's How to Validate Them First

We see you. You’re an ambitious woman who juggles a ton and has big dreams. And you ’ve probably thought about breaking free and finally launching that dream business you’ve had on your mind for...

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Tags Ask the Expert, entrepreneurship, Gear up, Grow, how to, small business, Start, Wake up, business model, coaching, confidence, Run

How to setup a Facebook ad with your Pepperlane profile

It’s easy to get caught up in the unrelenting noise of conventional wisdom in business and life. We feel this sense of urgency to fit the mold of the latest marketing trends, try to figure out how...

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Tags Ask the Expert, Gear up, Grow, how to, lean marketing, small business, Start, Wake up, digital marketing, confidence, marketing, Run

Math Tutor Kate Milkosky Makes Startup Success Look As Easy As 1, 2, 3

Today we're talking to Kate Milkosky, a math tutor who runs her own successful business teaching kids how to master their math challenges for lifelong success. She's turned the concept of a...

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Tags Ask the Expert, entrepreneurship, Gear up, Grow, lean marketing, momlife, small business, Start, Wake up, business model, confidence, marketing, pricing, productivity, Run, women entrepreneurs

It takes a village: the six mothers you need in your life

Our CEO Sharon Kan shares her take on why every woman needs these six mothers in her life. 

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Tags Ask the Expert, entrepreneurship, Gear up, Grow, momlife, motherhood, Start, Wake up, confidence, productivity, Run, self-care, Sharon Kan, women entrepreneurs

Can self-care be your secret weapon?

After returning to work with my second child, I was exhausted and felt stuck. Although I loved my employer and colleagues, the increasing signs of burnout were hard to ignore. More than once after...

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Tags Ask the Expert, confidence, entrepreneurship, Gear up, Grow, productivity, self-care, small business

Mothers, it’s time for us to monetize our work (& here’s how to ask for money)

Picture this: a company posts a listing for a Head of Operations position. The job requires 135+ hours of work weekly, requires the employee to be on call 24/7, and demands that the candidate be...

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Tags Ask the Expert, entrepreneurship, finance, Gear up, Grow, how to, Pepperlane Connect 2018, small business, Start, Wake up, coaching, confidence, pricing, Run, Sharon Kan

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Pepperlane empowers mothers to transform their ideas into businesses that fit into their lives. Our blog features company announcements, highlights member businesses, and offers tips that will help you start yours. 

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