The business landscape across the nation is evolving, and increasingly, it is showing its feminine side. In fact, according to the Center for Women’s Business Research, women-owned businesses currently account for 40 percent of all privately held firms.
“More and more women are choosing to grab the reigns and run their own operations,” said Jania Bailey, president and COO of FranNet. “These entrepreneurs are armed with a wealth of experience and bring a diverse skill set to each of their particular endeavors.”
Bailey is highlighting the efforts of women entrepreneurs in honor of National Business Women’s Week, which begins on October 19. The awareness campaign has been designed to promote the achievements of professional women on the local, state and national level.
“Women are making their presence known and are making it a point to level the playing field in the business community,” added Bailey. “They have laid a solid foundation on which other women can build success.”
For those aspiring female entrepreneurs, Bailey offers the following tips for a successful business start-up:
FranNet Consultants helps people investigate and explore a variety of franchise business ownership options. For more information about FranNet, visit www.frannet.com.