This week in small business: Startup advice for moms, Einstein’s wisdom, successful women and more

March was Women in Business month and this week we link to a couple of excellent interview articles that show us how some successful women have managed their careers, personal lives, and businesses. Further, I was pleased to have the chance to offer a bit of advice for mom’s considering the startup path for an article in Parents magazine.

Marketing and sales

It’s always wise to boost productivity and Mike Owen gives us seven ways content marketers can improve their performance.

Becky Shindell’s recap of a recent SEMrush Chat covers how to succeed in mobile search, win the local search battle, and which tools to use to improve your website’s performance.

Entrepreneurship, startups, and innovation

I was glad to contribute to Nicole Fabian-Weber’s article, “Your ‘Other’ Baby: 9 Tips for Starting a Business as a New Mom” for Parents magazine.

Writing for YEC Women on the Forbes website, Angela Ruth, details six tactics for becoming a more confident woman entrepreneur.

Leadership, management, and productivity

Need an extra dose of inspiration? Rose Leadem offers a collection of 10 quotes from Albert Einstein that should do the trick.

Laura Emily Dunn sits down with Kate Cutler and Tal Winter, Co-Founders of bkr to gather insights into their lives and careers.

Sometimes it’s not what you know, but how you know. Check out Tarun Mittal’s essay, “Why emotional intelligence is crucial for career success.”

Ability may get you to the top, but it takes character to keep you there. – John Wooden

Politics, government, and the economy

Bourree Lam examines the question of whether or not declining productivity can be reversed in The Atlantic.