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10 Quick Tips from a Clubhouse Insider

I did it! I scored an elusive invite to Clubhouse, downloaded the app and….yikes. I promptly exited, pulled up Instagram, and scrolled through some home organizing before/after shots to chill out for a minute. Let’s be honest: the idea of...
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Starting a Business After Being Laid Off

After getting laid off, pushing to return to the corporate world is not your only option. Starting your own business is actually a smart strategic move for your career prospects and your mental health—which likely took a big hit when you lost...
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How to Market When Your Business Is Not Cute: Advice from those who have done it

Are you struggling with marketing because your work does not create charming photo opportunities? Is it difficult to feature your clients in your marketing because you need to protect their privacy? Do you feel stuck because most social media...
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How to Use Facebook Live to Grow Your Business, by Padma Ali

Pepperlane Member Padma Ali, who has been using Facebook Live to grow her business for three years, recently went live in the Pepperlane Community Facebook Group to share her tips on how you can use this tool to increase your audience and connect...
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Best Time-Saving Tools for Mom Entrepreneurs

We all need ways to save time. With demanding businesses and the kids at home, every moment counts. The staff and the Pepperlane community worked together to compile a curated list of apps that can help you save time at home and be more...
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Step Out of Line! Podcast Ep. 7 - A Conversation with Matt Rivera

  Can asking a question help to change lives? Matt Rivera, Program Director of The Dream Support Network, is convinced it can. Matt helps run Ice Cream For A Dream, the signature event of the Dream Support Network, where he listens to more than...
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Pepperlane Members: Summer Services Round-Up

Feeling a little stressed about what to do with your kids (or yourself) this summer? You're not alone. The summer of 2020 is like none we’ve ever experienced. Luckily some very smart Pepperlane members have created inventive and engaging services...
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4 Tips for a Productive Summer

With schools wrapping up for the year, this is a transition time for you and your family. Even though your kids have likely been home since March, there will still be a big shift in schedule and mindset with the end of the school year. If this...
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Pivoting Your Business: 6 Inspiring Stories from Pepperlane Members

As the Coronavirus shutdown continued, many business owners began looking for ways to pivot their business, or even temporarily pursue entirely new business ideas. We connected with our Pepperlane members to hear how they approached the need to...
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From Laid Off to Back On Track

"Getting laid off was a huge blow to my confidence. I’ve always had pride in my career, and no longer being wanted by my employer made me question my value. As I was processing what this meant for my career, I took the leap to start my own...