Queen of Mortgages Interview

Personal Branding Markita Woods, the Queen of Mortgages Dan sits down with Markita Woods, the Queen of Mortgages to learn more about her past, and how a career in the WNBA put her in the mortgage business.  

What is a Personal Brand?

In these days of social media and internet influencers, the term “personal brand” is floated around in conversation more and more, becoming increasingly common even in casual settings. Just like branding for your company, personal branding can become a key aspect in your future success. But how do you create a personal brand while staying authentic to you? Where do … Read More

Grants for Women-Owned Small-Businesses – Where to Find Them

Image via Entrepreneur Over the years, the number of companies owned by woman has grown tremendously. As of 2016, women were majority owners of over 38% of US businesses. Unfortunately, despite the successful growth of women entrepreneurship, women-owned companies typically operate with less financial capital than companies owned by men, especially non-minority men. Moreover, women still own a smaller percentage … Read More

The Top 5 Inspiring Women-Led TED Talks on Business

It’s amazing the resources we can find for free online these days. And – let’s face it – TED is one of the best sources of information and inspiration from leaders in technology, education, and design across the world. From biochemistry talks to talks led by spoken word poets, the library of information, while useful, can be overwhelming. To make … Read More

Brand Consistency

Author: LeAnna Lankford Have you ever looked at an advertisement and instinctively known what company it was? The logo only confirmed what you already suspected. You begin to wonder, “How did I do that, was I tricked?” Well in a way, yes! It’s called brand consistency. This kind of design strategy can take your business to a higher level of … Read More

So Your Business Idea Didn’t Work

It’s ok, sometimes it happens. Sometimes you come up with a great business idea, and then when it comes time to execute, you find out it’s terrible. Maybe you watched too many motivational speakers, yelling about customer acquisitions. Or maybe you didn’t watch enough about scalability. Either way, you’ve come to a point where you need to make a decision. … Read More