New Year, New Press! Nellie has been busy starting the year off with some fantastic opportunities to educate entrepreneurs on and offline about starting a business. We have added a new section highlighting some exciting awards and speaking appearances where you can catch Nellie in person.

Want Nellie to speak at your next event or share her tips on your podcast? Contact her today!

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Speaking & Awards

National Association of Women Business Owners – Ventura County

Nellie Akalp names as Women Business Owner of the Year! More details on the Thousand Oaks Acorn:

Play Big 2016

Nellie will be speaking at the Skirball Cultural Center for Creative Successful Entrepreneurs on February 10, 2016. More info and tickets:

Iranian American Women Foundation

Nellie will be speaking on an Overcoming Obstacles panel in San Diego on February 28, 2016. More info and tickets:

Startup Weekend Ventura County

Nellie and her husband/Business partner Phil Akalp will be speaking on starting and growing a successful business on March 11, 2016. More info and tickets:


Interviews & Press Mentions

Natural Born Coaches – Episode #346 Nellie Akalp: Structuring your Coaching Business – New Year’s Resolutions for Entrepreneurs

Hatchbuck – The Most Important Online Marketing Lessons of 2015 for Small Business

Exit Coach Radio – Nellie Akalp on Legally Structuring your Business

Forbes – 10 productivity Hacks That Worked for Reach People

Rhodes to Success Podcast – Trademarks, Teamwork & Marriage with Nellie Akalp

Nice Guys on Business Podcast – Today We Talk to CorpNet Founder and CEO Nellie Akalp

Carol Roth – New Year’s Business Resolutions for 2016

Women Taking the Lead Podcast – Nellie Akalp on Working Qualitatively vs Quantitatively

Small Business Trends – 10 Ideas for Communicating With Target Customers, Team Members and More

Dawn Mentzer – The Nitty Gritty of Non-Disclosure Agreements For Your Small Business


Expert Contributed Posts

Mashable – How to Balance a Startup with Family Life

Forbes – Year-End Assessment Did You Meet Your Business Goals?

Showcasing Women – What will YOU Do to Successfully Start a Business This Year?

GoDaddy – 3 Signs it’s Time to Bring on a Business Partner

CPA Practice Advisor – 6 legal Must-Dos After Incorporating a Business

Huffington Post – Seven No-Sweat Ways to Make a Great First Impression In the New Year

Mashable – What Freelancers Need to Know to Manage Their Business

GoDaddy – Time-Saving Social Media Tips for Small Business Owners

Franchise Expo – 7 Must-Dos to Set Your Franchise Up for Success

MSN – Starting a Business This Year? Avoid These 8 Rookie Mistakes

CPA Practice Advisor – 7 Tips to Help Small Corporations Maintain Compliance