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JENNIE WONG

Jennie Wong, Ph.D., is a nationally syndicated columnist and the creator of the product quiz website www.ABorC.com.
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  • Insights on the business of children's books

    This week's "Ask the Mompreneur" features an interview with Chintu Parikh and Aarti Parikh, the husband and wife founders of KiteReaders , a publishing platform for digital children’s books .   Ask the Mompreneur:   How did you two decide to start your company?   Aarti Parikh:   After our time working at Yahoo, we decided to start our own business and began by initially doing mobile apps, and even won an Appy A...

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  • Tips for young entrepreneurs

    This week's " Ask the Mompreneur " features an interview with Generation Y expert and life coach Christine Hassler.  Hassler is the author of the “ 20 Something Manifesto: Quarter-Lifers Speak Out About Who They Are, What They Want, and How to Get it .”   Ask the Mompreneur:   It seems like business owners are getting younger and younger these days.  What advice do you have for people who are launching their own businesses at a re...

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  • Tackling your biggest obstacles

    This week's "Ask the Mompreneur" features an interview with Emmy-award winning journalist and Fox Business Network anchor Liz Claman .   Ask the Mompreneur:   As a successful journalist and on-air personality, you're an inspiration to many.  Can you share some of the obstacles that you've overcome to get where you are today?   Liz Claman:   It almost seems inappropriate for me to talk about obstacles.  I g...

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  • Mompreneur trends from Huggies

    This week’s “Ask the Mompreneur” features an interview with Kelly Stephenson, senior brand manager at Kimberly-Clark, who runs the Huggies MomInspired grant program for inventive moms and their innovations.   Ask the Mompreneur   What are the big trends that you're seeing the MomInspired applications?   Kelly Stephenson   I haven’t seen this year’s applications as we are still accepting ...

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  • The #1 reason to consider Google Business Photos

    This week’s “Ask the Mompreneur” features an interview with David Armory, the top performing “ Google Trusted Photographer ” in the Charlotte area.  Armory is the owner of ChaseVision360 , which specializes in creating panoramic, interactive, and composite images for business.   Ask the Mompreneur:   Retail businesses are competing more fiercely than ever to get found in online searches, and to convert those virtual vi...

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  • Safety checklist for your first office space

    This week’s “Ask the Mompreneur” features an interview with Ed Foulke , former head of OSHA , the Occupational Safety and Health Administration, from 2006 to 2008.  Foulke is now a partner at Fisher & Phillips LLP, a law firm that represents employers across the country.   Ask the Mompreneur:   Many owners of growing businesses will need to rent commercial office space when they outgrow the spare bedroom.  What do they...

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  • 4 ways to encourage girls in STEM

      This week’s “Ask the Mompreneur” features an interview with Sandy Marshall, founder of the nonprofit Project Scientist , which supports girls from ages 4 and up to achieve in the fields of science, technology, engineering, and math.   Ask the Mompreneur:   A variety of news outlets, such as The Atlantic , reported earlier this month on a longitudinal study out of the University of Edinburgh, which showed that math ability at ag...

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  • Selling through social media

      Every business owner seems to be at a different point in their journey with social media.  If you’re just starting out, take a moment to read Glenn Burkins’s recent articles that describe the popular social media sites and give general guidance on building your social media brand .  They provide an excellent primer for the newcomer.   If you've already laid a basic foundation for your business, such as creating a Facebook business...

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  • Warren Buffett's tips for mompreneurs

      This week’s “Ask the Mompreneur” features a guest blog post by Liz Claman , an anchor at FOX Business Network and a favorite of one of the world’s best investors: Warren Buffett.  Claman will interview Buffett on Monday (5/6) at 9:30 AM/ET on the FOX Business Network, and will feature live questions from students at Wake Forest University Business School. Liz Claman:   Warren Buffett loves women. Let me re-phrase that: He...

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