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

239-821-7882

812 Del Prado Blvd Cape Coral FL 33990

Toni Rae Hurley

614-302-1166

425 Cross Street Punta Gorda FL 33950

Devorah Kermisch NMLS#1713578

941-979-4300

1144 Veronica Street Port Charlotte FL 33952

Nafi Cunningham

941-347-8885

318 Tamiami Trail Unit 212 Punta Gorda FL 33950

Christine Frankhauser

941-979-4300

1144 Veronica Street Port Charlotte FL 33952

Valerie Hosfeld

941-391-3555

33 Hannah Street Port Charlotte FL 33954

Nicola Long

941-766-4414

3393 Tripoli Blvd. Punta Gorda FL 33952

Vickie Vertich

401-339-1761

3508 Crosswater Dr. North Fort Myers 33917

Ann DeBonis

941-916-9340

2705 Tamiami Trail Suite 218 Punta Gorda FL 33950

Jennifer Bollinger Frank

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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...]
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...]
How Web Video Production Can Help Your Busines

How Web Video Production Can Help Your Busines

How Web Video Production Can Help Your Business Web video production has become increasingly popular as embedding technologies and broadband internet speed gets ever better. Where your business or site warrants it, using an online web presenter can help get your message across in tutorials and product guides, for example. And where a virtual tour is required, the web video really comes into its own. The bottom line is, the Internet is now ready [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...]
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...]
Effective Time Management

Effective Time Management

Many people go through life satisfied with status quo, stomping ants, handling the routine, not reaching their God-given potential. Others make Hippos fly, reaching their potential, accomplishing something major. Which type of person do you want to be? The two major components of time management are practice and purpose. The practice component refers to what you do with the minutes of your day. The purpose component refers to finding and knowing [Read More...]
How to Build Great Relationships

How to Build Great Relationships

Man Hand writing It’s All About Relationships with black marker on visual screen. Business, technology, internet concept. How to Build Great Relationships   Without care and effort, relationships fade away. If you want to have strong relationships, you are going to have to pursue them and maintain them. Follow these seven tips: Keep up with people. It sounds basic, but we’re starting to forget how to do it. You are going to have [Read More...]
To Sell Better, Make ‘Em Laugh

To Sell Better, Make ‘Em Laugh

  Laughing releases oxytocin, known as the “bonding hormone,” into the body’s system. When a salesperson and customer laugh together it builds trust and empathy and helps remove the customer’s body armor. Here are seven tips that can help you make the customer laugh. Know your audience. Don’t try to be funny with somebody you don’t know. They may not get it if they don’t share your values and assumptions. Don’t try to use [Read More...]
The Top Nine Marketing & Sales Strategies

The Top Nine Marketing & Sales Strategies

what’s your marketing strategy handwritten on whiteboard The Top Nine Marketing & Sales Strategies Oliver Wendell Holmes said, “The great thing in life is not where we stand, but what direction we are moving.” No matter what business you work in, a “business as usual” mindset will insure your competitors are making more money than you are. If you don’t stand out from the competition you may find yourself stood up by your [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...]