Lisa Stambaugh: Expert guidance, website design and a lot more

Lisa Stambaugh provides WordPress support through her agency Collective Discovery, and helps clients tell their story through her Much Ado About You content service. Lisa is also the author of Web Diva Wisdom, a book that helps business owners learn how to work with web designers.

Tell us about yourself. Who are you? Where are you based?

I tend to describe myself as a long list of short topics, many of which don’t seem connected at all, but I like to think it rolls into an interesting package.

Educationally, I’m a geek: BSEE/CS (UCSD ‘80), MSCS (Stanford, ‘85). Work-wise, I’m a Web Diva, a freelance writer, an informal business coach, a story teller, and a problem-solver.

Outside of work, I’m a knitting enthusiast, curly girl, cookie artiste, musical theatre devotee, costume designer, and a voracious consumer of historical fiction.

I live in Fremont, California, which is at the very … Read the rest

Which Companies Offer Discounts for Students

For most college students, trying to save money is a way of life. Whether it’s pirating textbooks, dumpster diving for food, or “borrowing” toilet paper from the library bathroom, students tend to find clever ways to pinch pennies.

But one of the best ways to save money as a college student goes largely ignored. Students can get discounts at many of the places they already shop, just by flashing their student ID or using their student email address. Here are some of the best offers – and how to get them.

Best Discounts for College Students

The following retailers and merchants offer special pricing for students:


The Spotify Premium Student program offers a one-month free trial. After that, students will pay $4.99 a month for Spotify Premium, Hulu, and Showtime’s streaming service.

The discount is available for 48 months total. Subscribers may be required to provide extra documentation to … Read the rest

3 Questions to Ask Yourself as the New Normal Takes Hold in Retail

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Opinions expressed by Entrepreneur contributors are their own.

Over the past two years, retailers, owners, and basically most consumer businesses have set their sights on ecommerce and digital. reported “exceptional growth in online ” in Q2 2020 as the company saw sales through its ecommerce channel jump 93 percent. put all its effort into its own retail website after withdrawing from , resulting in an 80 percent year-over-year increase in its ecommerce sales — and it doubled its market capitalization. New brands, such as Brooklinen, have used the Internet as leverage to jumpstart their businesses.

Countless buzzwords and new ideas are flying around these days. Commercial services have also become crazier than ever. Taking all these into consideration could offer some positive impact on your business. These may even help you improve your performance , grow your

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Entrepreneur Brittany Pickens Launches The Juice Girl

Amid COVID-19, Brittany Pickens saw an opportunity that could directly impact the people disproportionately affected by COVID-19. The New York native, who now resides in Atlanta, launched The Juice Girl in August because of one pressing question she continued to ask herself. What is essential right now? Picken’s answer is simple. Our health. 

Pickens shared with BLACK ENTERPRISE why she started The Juice Girl, how she is differentiating herself, and advice for women starting a business during the pandemic.

What prompted you to start the The Juice Girl? 

During the pandemic, I had to think about what’s essential. I realized that all the restaurants were closed and the juice bars were the only thing open. COVID is very serious and it’s very important to boost your immune system at this current time. After that, I decided to start my own juice company.  

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