WBN-resources

Other Local Women’s Networking Organizations

Women’s Success Network
Downtown Women’s Meetup SE Mass/RI
South Shore Women’s Business Network
The Women’s Link

Other Business Networking Organizations

Business Network International (BNI) (there are many local chapters)

Free Small Business Resources

LinkedIn
This free online networking tool is used by WBN members. It is built for business use. It allows you to quickly create a profile of your business, add contacts, join “groups” to receive their postings, and display recommendations from your customers. Others can use the “Company” search to find your business. WBN members are encouraged to connect and engage with other WBN members on this business-oriented platform.

MA Small Business Development Center
A Business Advisor from the MSBDC Southeast Regional Office will meet with you to provide free consultation to help grow your small business; she teaches free classes in LinkedIn throughout the Southeastern MA region. Jen Vondenbrink teaches advanced LinkedIn classes. See the MSBDC’s link for the upcoming schedule of seminars for businesses.

HarborOne U®
HarborOne U® is one of the country’s first centers devoted to financial education, life and career management services and small business assistance. HarborOne U® offers a wide range of classes, seminars and events tailored to help people and business owners better understand and manage their finances and their futures. Contact Maureen Wilkinson 508-895-1347 or register online at HarborOneU®.

The Center for Women & Enterprise
A non-profit that offers seminars for women entrepreneurs, with scholarships based on need.

Articles & Educational Sites

Boston Business Journal: Jumping from ‘Who’ to “How” is Crucial in Networking
Hubspot – Marketing Webinars
Article Curation: Empowering Women Entrepreneurs
Article Curation: Building and Maintaining Online Presence
Professional Resources for Women Owned Businesses – Expertise.com
86 Best Resources for Starting a Business in Massachusetts

Local Area Chamber of Commerce

Tri-Town Chamber of Commerce (Mansfield, Foxboro, Norton)
Taunton Area Chamber of Commerce (Taunton, Raynham, Dighton & Berkley)
United Regional Chamber of Commerce (16 towns, Wrentham to Attleboro)
Cranberry Country Chamber of Commerce (9 towns, Bridgewater to Wareham)
Metro South Chamber of Commerce (18 cities/towns, Bridgewater to Norwell)
South Shore Chamber of Commerce (22 cities/towns, Quincy-Plymouth)
Neponset Valley Chamber of Commerce

Other Women’s Business Websites

About.com: Women in Business
Savor the Success
BlogHer – Life Well Said
The Massachusetts Conference for Women
Canva Design School
She Breathes Balance