Who We Are

Local Chapters of Business Women is a networking group currently serving women in Fort Myers, Cape Coral, Estero, Bonita Springs, Naples, Punta Gorda, Port Charlotte, North Port, Englewood, Venice, Sarasota, and the surrounding cities, who want to develop personally and professionally. We are dedicated to assisting women advance their business skills through networking, personal development, and the sharing of resources. We encourage participation at events specifically designed for effective business networking for women. We continue to grow and lead the way as one of the most respected and valuable organization for women in business today. By becoming a member of Local Chapters of Business Women you will be part of a large organization that offers you empowerment and support for you and your business.

Welcome New Members

239-600-0304

1104 SE 46th Lane Cape Coral FL 33966

Jean McGrath

239-471-3023

1621 Cape Coral Parkway W. Cape Coral FL 33914

Debra McIntyre

740-225-8080

1822 NW 27th Place Cape Coral FL 33993

Rebecca Pfeiffer

708-829-4617

12998 S. Cleveland Ave Fort Myers FL 33907

Beth Huffman

888-221-6683

3195 Commerce Parkway North Port Fl 34289

Angela Palermo

812-325-0703

14051 Jetport Loop Fort Myers 33913

Laurie Ragle

941-624-5966

2370 Harbor Blvd. Port Charlotte FL 33952

Victoria Naekel

941-629-7600

992 Tamiami Trail Port Charlotte FL 33953

Carri Skowronek

941-624-5966

2370 Harbor Blvd. Port Charlotte FL 33952

Christine Nestor

Helpful Tip

What’s In A Name? The Six Essential Elements You Need To Know

What’s In A Name? The Six Essential Elements You Need To Know

By: Susan Friedmann Selecting a name for your new business is not easy. A name does more than identify your company. It tells customers who you are, what you do, and more than a little about how you do it. Your name differentiates you from your peers, peaks customer interest, and invites further investigation — if you do it right. I didn’t do it right. At least, not at first. All entrepreneurs make mistakes, and I made one of my [Read More...]
How to Make a Good First Impression “Bill Lampton, PhD.”

How to Make a Good First Impression “Bill Lampton, PhD.”

We have all heard this warning: “You never get a second chance to make a good first impression.” Also, psychologists, writers, and seminar leaders caution that we only have from seven to seventeen seconds of interacting with strangers before they form an opinion of us. With this widely acknowledged pressure to “make our case” instantly, here are my seven tips for making your first impression strongly positive. The greatest way to make a [Read More...]
3 Tips for Launching a Woman-Owned Business

3 Tips for Launching a Woman-Owned Business

      The estimated 9 million women-owned businesses in the U.S. generate over $1.4 trillion in revenues and they employ millions of American workers. According to a new report by American Express, an average of more than 1,200 new women-owned companies launched each day last year. Societal changes, high levels of education and technological advances have made it easier than ever before for women to go into business for [Read More...]
How to Reach Your Target Customer

How to Reach Your Target Customer

Concept of targeting people Do you know who your target audience is? For most businesses, the answer is yes. Knowing who will buy your product or service is a key part of creating a business that thrives. “At the beginning, most people have a pretty good idea of who will use their product,” said Lindsey Myers, founder of Concrete Blonde Consulting and a marketing and public relations expert. Myers advises businesses to get [Read More...]
3 Tips to Easily Close the Sale

3 Tips to Easily Close the Sale

“Sales is something you do for someone, not to someone” Bob ProctorTrying to close a sale can often times feel inauthentic, stressful and forced. And when that happens, you can guarantee that more than likely, you will not be signing on a new client. Because a forced closing of the sale is a surefire way to turn off the client and lose the sale.And because many of us feel awkward in a closing of the sale process, we often try too [Read More...]
You’re Always Public Speaking So Be Prepared

You’re Always Public Speaking So Be Prepared

Public Speaking Microphone Speech Words 3d Illustration You’re Always Public Speaking So Be Prepared By: Maria Davies The funny thing about presenting and public speaking is that the majority of people will tell you they don’t enjoy it and/or aren’t very good at it. And yet regardless of who they are and what they do, most of the speaking they do on a day-to-day basis IS public speaking. You see, mostly when we talk to [Read More...]
Buy Domain Name: The Importance of Investing in Multiple Names

Buy Domain Name: The Importance of Investing in Multiple Names

The same way a person will have a first name, and other names, nicknames preferably, is similar to how you can carve a unique niche for your business by providing multiple names that can act as a pathway through which potentials visitors can notice your goods and services. The digital space is a wide area, requiring that visitors have to take some time to navigate new areas in the web space, with an assurance that a need has to be met. Since you [Read More...]
Blogs

Blogs

The Benefits of Networking Is Believing Enough? We have heard that if we believe in something we can create it. But is believing enough to create what it is that we desire? Believing is a good start, but in order to create what we want we need to go beyond. Let me tell you a story that will illustrate what it is that I am talking about. Imagine that you are buying furniture for your living room. You went to the furniture department and you [Read More...]
4 Easy Ways to Get More Referrals Without Feeling Aggressive

4 Easy Ways to Get More Referrals Without Feeling Aggressive

Business Communication Duplicate model Non-Pushy Examples on How to Use Word of Mouth Marketing to Grow Your Business Word of mouth marketing works. In fact, referrals are often one of the key factors influencing someone to work with you. For us here at eVision Media, we account for about 90-95% of new business coming from referrals. How many times do you see someone asking for recommendations on social media? When someone needs a [Read More...]
Is Believing Enough?

Is Believing Enough?

Is Believing Enough? We have heard that if we believe in something we can create it. But is believing enough to create what it is that we desire? Believing is a good start, but in order to create what we want we need to go beyond. Let me tell you a story that will illustrate what it is that I am talking about. Imagine that you are buying furniture for your living room. You went to the furniture department and you found the perfect pieces. You [Read More...]