September 2016 Women in Ecommerce News

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“Blogging is good for your career. A well-executed blog sets you apart as an expert in your field.”

– Penelope Trunk

Jonah Peretti, CEO Buzzfeed

BLOGGING… To Blog or Not to Blog…? That is the question! And the Answer is that blogging is good for business.  It can set you apart from  your contemporaries, your competition and in your community.  Here are 5 Reasons Blogging is Good for Business

1. You have total control of your content. Unlike other social media, it’s your content to share, promote, optimize and capitalize on.

2. There is more than one way to blog. Blogging is flexible and versatile. You can video blog, use graphics, podcasts. infographics and more.

3. Blogging is a place to store and share your ideas,
get feedback, use as a launch pad for developing
other products, and more.

4. Blogging lets you showcase your expertise and develop/expand your brand image.

5. Blogging builds trust. Consumers trust the information they read on blogs.

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In this issue: NEW MEMBERS,  Featured Members, Member News, The 2016 Golden  Mouse Awards, NEW Member Resources, Books Worth Reading,  Events and More!  Please send us your comments, your ideas and your news so we can add it to upcoming issues of WECommerce News!

Wendy VanHatten, Member of the Month

Meet Our Member
of the Month

Wendy VanHatten
(Gold Member) Author, Freelance Editor, Freelance Writer and Blogger – Wendy is also the Wine and Travel Editor for WE Magazine for Women.

Learn more about our newest Member of the Month .

Dr. Tina Dupree, featured Ambassador

Meet Our Featured International

Meet Dr Marthenia ‘Tina’ Dupree (Lifetime Member) –
Internationally Renowned Speaker, Author, Trainer, Speaker Coach, & Consultant & the 2016 Lifetime Legacy Golden Mouse Honoree

One of America’s experts in motivational programs especially designed to inform, inspire, and leave a positive lasting impression and G lobal U.S. Ambassador

Diane Grant, New Platinum Member

New Members!

It gives us great pleasure to welcome new Platinum Member: Diane Grant -Author of Brave Smart and Beautiful (pictured), and three new Gold Members: Dorothy Cooper – Marketing Maven and Boutique Owner ,Cynthia Lizana and Eldonie Gordon, Eme Specialists & Consultants . You will learn more about these ladies in upcoming issues of WECommerce News.


Golden Mouse Awards

Golden Mouse Awards Pre-Party Social


takes Place on September 28, 2016 at
BIG CHEF – 4811 S. State Road 7 in Davie, Florida. For more information and to RSVP

The Golden Mouse Awards Event
takes place on Friday, October 28, 2016
Lauderdale Yacht Club

1725 SE 12 Street
Fort Lauderdale, FL 33316

Tickets are $75 in advance


Congratulations to Rosana Santos Calambichis (International Liaison and Lifetime Member), President of BIG CHEF  on the success of hosting a Food Tasting Showcase on June 6th, 2016 for the culinary industry. Attendees experienced the taste of delectable hors d’oeuvres, fresh canapés, hummus and Mediterranean dips, sushi, dim sum,  gourmet desserts, cakes, pies, brigadeiros and other items featured. Guests sipped boutique wines, toured the USDA & FDA inspected facility and socialized among chefs and foodies. She is also hosting our Golden Mouse Awards Pre-Party Social (see events)


Congratulations to Rixys Alfonso (Golden Mouse Class of 2015) – She has been recognized by the South Florida Sun Sentinel as a recipient of the 2016 Top Workplace Professional Award, a program that recognizes individuals (professionals under 45) with a commitment to excellence and a dedication to become our future business leaders of South Florida, as well as the companies they work for.


Congratulations to all our NEW Authors!

Sheila Finkelstein (Platinum Member) on her newest book:  Writing for Self-Discovery: Creating Breakthroughs (it has been receiving 5 Star Reviews on Amazon).
Diane Grant (New Platinum Member) on her new book Brave Smart and Beautiful – Communicating with Teen Daughters .

Wendy VanHatten (Gold Member) on her new book: The Forger’s Key
(5th in her Hidden Truths series

Congratulations to Mindy Gibbins-Klein (Platinum Member) Founder of The Book Midwife on her latest Online Training: How to be a Thought-Leader . The course is based on Mindy’s bestselling book 24 Carat Bold  and teaches the entire methodology using the acronym REAL, which stands fro Reach, Engagement, Authority, and Longevity.

Mary Agnes Vetell Antonopoulos is hosting Social Media, Video & Digital Content – ROCK Your Funnel & BUILD Your List. a Small Business Boot Camp in San Francisco on Sept 23 and 24. For more info and to register: visit True Passion Media


NEW in Member Area

Special Reports

Increase Your Traffic by Attracting the Right People

EMail Marketing Tips and Tricks


Email Marketing 2.0 – Step by Step Training Guide

​​​​​​​CONTENT CREATION – 70 Tips to Creating Irresistible Articles, Blog Posts, EBooks & Videos

Increase Your Traffic

 New Video Tutorials in the Monthly Tech Tips  Area!


How to Create a Product Using Items in the Public Domain

Influence and Your Klout Score


3 New Twitter Tutorials

Lifestyle Design

All New 

The Guide to Lifestyle Design

Discover How To Join The Ranks Of The “New Rich” And Design The Life Of Your Dreams…

Get all the details H ERE

ps. This resource is available to all website visitors. Members get access to the Complete System  which includes the Cheatsheet, Mindmap and Resource Guide in the Training Systems area of the Member Dashboard

New Checklist :

What you NEED When You Start a New Business


Use Insighlty CRM for Lead Management, Tasks and Events, Email integrations and More!


The Illusion of Inclusion: Global Inclusion, Unconscious Bias, and the Bottom Line | Business Expert Press  by Dr Helen Turnbull This book takes the lid off Pandora’s box and explores the complexity of inclusion; where affinity bias or “mini-me” syndrome and the need to fit in are unconsciously blocking our ability to be inclusive.

Key Person of Influence: The Five-Step Method to Become One of the Most Highly Valued and Highly Paid People in Your Industry   
by Kevin Harrington, Daniel Priestley
– Many people think it takes decades of hard work, academic qualifications and a generous measure of good luck to become a Key Person of Influence. This book shows that there is a strategy for fast-tracking your way to the inner circle of the industry you love.


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“Sage Hill Farms has grown and prospered over the past 13 years, in part because of connections with WECAI, WE Magazine for Women, and Heidi Richards Mooney……
From the collection of garden and nature shots amassed over those years…” 

Bea Kunz, President – 
Sage Hill Gardens  

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