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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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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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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

Harnessing the power of the Pepperlane network: four ways to make our community work harder for you

Strong women lift each each other up and support each other through the complicated roles we play from business owners to mothers to friends and daughters. Our lives aren’t static and don’t fit...

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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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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, entrepreneurship, Gear up, Grow, small business, confidence, productivity, self-care

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

Three simple strategies to convert more buyers and make more sales

Starting a business is an incredible feat. The pride you should feel after putting in countless of hours into your website, filling out the correct paperwork, and meeting with the right people who...

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A note from our CEO, Sharon Kan

Dear Pepperlane Community,

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Need to give your business a jolt? Learn how live events like Pepperlane Boosts are energizing our entire community

Whether it’s a steaming hot latte, a date with your favorite citrus scrub or cuddle date with your kiddos, every business mom has a trick or two up her sleeve that's her go-to when she needs to...

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Tags Coffee Chat, entrepreneurship, events, Gear up, Grow, momlife, small business, Start, Wake up, coaching, confidence, Pepperlane Boost, Run