by Melissa Stewart
Last March we compiled a list of “20 Women You Should Be Following On Twitter” and helped introduce 20 amazing women that we hope resulted in an unmeasurable amount of new connections! With a mission to “Celebrate, Support and Connect Women Entrepreneurs”, we wanted to keep the connecting (plus celebrating & supporting) going in 2012!
We’ve STARTED with 25 BUT can assure you we will be introducing many more soon! Please be sure to leave your comments and tell us what you think of our list so far and who you would add to our next list!
Drum roll, please…
Ali Brown has fast become regarded as the voice for women’s entrepreneurial success. As founder and CEO of Ali International LLC, she has created a dynamic enterprise that is devoted to empowering women entrepreneurs around the world and currently has over 50,000 members in her online and offline programs.
Amilya Antonetti “Your No Nonsense Business & Life mentor” Award winning entrepreneur, the small business voice for Fox News, green pioneer, bestselling author, media personality, advocate, and mom.
Carrie Wilkerson is the voice of experience. From corporate life to teaching high school to direct sales, to information marketing and coaching she has ‘been there and done that’ professionally and personally. Consultant/strategist for self-employed professionals & small business owners. wife, mom, author, speaker & joyful human!
Carol Roth is a business strategist, content producer, deal maker, former investment banker and author of the New York Times bestselling book, The Entrepreneur Equation.
Christine Kane is known as the Mentor to Women Who are Changing the World. She is the president and founder of Uplevel You™, a million-dollar company committed to the growth and empowerment of entrepreneurs and creatives around the globe.
Danielle Laporte is the firecracker behind The Fire Starter Sessions & co-firecracker behind Your Big Beautiful Book Plan. From her site: “I think feminine power and progressive commerce will revolutionize how we live.” and “I’m convinced that the desire to be real is everyone’s divine imperative. Yeah!”
I discovered Jaime Tardy‘s site while spending some quality time at the magazine rack of Books A Million. Jaime is a debt-free business coach living her ideal life style, and making her million. She interviews millionaires weekly to get their best business advice and tips.
Hillary Rubin is a mindset, wellness + spiritual breakthrough coach. Helping women get real about power, purpose, and unshakeable self-worth. Loving her Your Soul’s University video on the landing page – watch it!
In Good Company is a community for women entrepreneurs in NYC and a site filled with fabulous content for your business. Co-founders Amy Abrams and Adelaide Lancaster also co-authored The Big Enough Company: Creating a Business That Works for You which made our She Owns It’s Top Ten Business Books of 2011.
Founded by Jenny Ortiz, Interviewher is a galaxy just for women. Learn about fabulous artist studios, food adventures, breathtaking boutiques or even a great little hole in the wall that they’ve discovered. A great place to get “introduced” to some amazing women entrepreneurs and hear their stories!
Founded by Victoria Colligan, Ladies Who Launch is the first new media company to provide resources and connections for women entrepreneurs. Ladies Who Launch is an online and offline social network that provides opportunities for women to move their businesses and personal goals forward.
I found Marie Forleo via Twitter and was hooked after watching just one of her amazing videos! From her site: “My goal is to add more value to your world than you ever dreamed possible by giving you tools that you can immediately use to improve your business and life. Translation? I’m here to make you rich.”
Tamara Monosoff, is the founder of Mom Invented, and best-selling author of The Mom Inventors Handbook, Secrets of Millionaire Moms, The One Page Business Plan for Women in Business, and Your Million Dollar Dream. Her site is the go to resource for mom inventors. Full of resources and a community to help you launch your million dollar product!
Angela Jia Kim, is the founder of Savor the Success and Om Aroma organic skincare. Savor the Success is the premium business network for women entrepreneurs. Members get PR opportunities, connect through our community, and increase business via networking.
Sheri McConnell‘s site is a “must check out” for women entrepreneurs! The mission at the Smart Women’s Institute™ is to empower women to live healthy and to achieve financial independence by learning how to leverage their time, money, and expertise exponentially.
Natalie MacNeil fabulous blog that grew into She Takes on the World – one of the top blogs in the world for career-minded women and women entrepreneurs. Natalie’s passion is getting more women into business. Great interviews and content!
I love Rieva Lesonsky and all she does for small business! Rieva regularly blogs about small business for AllBusiness.com, AT&T, Microsoft, Small Business Trends, The Huffington Post and numerous business Web sites. Her site (and her Twitter stream) are packed full of must read content!
Founded by Kelly King, Startup Princess is an international network committed to Empowering Women Entrepreneurs by offering resources for women in business to support, mentor, collaborate, learn from, and inspire one another.
Founded by Karlena Wallace in 2009. Through various initiatives, we celebrate and empower women entrepreneurs and those in the workplace. Stiletto Woman realizes the modern woman is a leader and a visionary. We encourage, advocate and celebrate that!
Melinda Emerson, known as “SmallBizLady,” is one of America’s leading small business experts. She is a seasoned entrepreneur, professional speaker, social media strategist, small business coach and author of Become Your Own Boss in 12 Months.
Natalie Sisson left her New Zealand hometown in 2006 and has been traveling the world and living out of her suitcase ever since. Her mission? “To blow the top off history and create a movement where women court bolder dreams and turn them into reality by starting their own 6 figure online businesses. A world where women want to shape and change the way in which we do business.”
Holly Reisem Hanna‘s site is a nationally recognized award winning blog and business resource for women and moms who work from home. Her mission is to help women and moms acquire the knowledge and skills to be able to successfully work from home or to become self-employed while providing support, inspiration and motivation.
Tory Johnson is wild about small business success, which can be traced to having been unexpectedly fired from a job she loved. The permanent scar from that pink slip led Tory to shift from employee to entrepreneur. She’s built two multi-million-dollar businesses—Women For Hire and Spark & Hustle—while serving as a Good Morning America contributor, New York Times bestselling author, contributing editor to SUCCESS magazine and a popular speaker. Oh, and she’s a wife and mom, too.
Co-founded by Shaherose Charania and Angie Chang, Women 2.0’s Mission: Inform, inspire and educate a new generation of females that are entrepreneurial and successful. Women 2.0 is a emerging global media company for aspiring and current female entrepreneurs to launch successful scalable, innovative ventures.
Erica Diamond‘s site encourages women to “get off the fence” and act on their dreams. From her site “Real Inspiration for the Modern Woman” “This blog was created for all of us women who are on the fence… In Life. In Business. In Love. In anything. Period.”
Melissa Stewart is a serial entrepreneur who has had a “home office” since age 5. She is passionate about entrepreneurship, addicted to coffee and eternally optimistic. Her latest project https://sheownsit.com/ is a site committed to empowering women entrepreneurs by offering resources, support and inspiration. @melissaonline