Problems of Women Entrepreneurs in Business

Starting a women-owned business is not an easy task. There is a great possibility to encounter the common problem of women entrepreneurs in business.

Nevertheless, in every problem encountered there is a corresponding solution available.

Nowadays, there are lots of small businesses that coming out. And most of the small businesses are run by women. On the other hand, it is inevitable to encounter problems regarding the business and it is common among with other kinds of business. The important thing to keep in mind is that in every problem there is a corresponding solution. That is why every time you encounter problem you should not focus on it instead you should focus on finding the appropriate solution. In this sense, it is required to make thorough research in order to avoid the necessary pitfalls in small business.

Common Problems

The primary problem that women entrepreneurs encountered in business is the marketing. This is because oftentimes entrepreneurs are confused between advertising and marketing. Keep in mind that the market is who you will target the advertising. That is why it is important to identify the niche market before starting with advertising otherwise your advertising budget will be wasted. Thus, the possible solution for this problem is to narrow and focus the target market in which you will be comfortable to advertise. Another problem is time management especially for woman entrepreneur. Obviously, it would be hard to divide and manage the time with family and the business. That is why it is necessary to outsource other tasks by hiring employees. This can help you provide more time on growing the business. Once you have staffs to do other tasks you can then balance your time with your family and work.

On the other hand, woman entrepreneur also encounter problem in the pricing and quoting fees. As much as possible you should not be feared to lose potential clients. This is because most entrepreneurs are quoting too low fees without thinking about clients paying overdue invoice. In like manner, you should keep in mind that collecting fees is your responsibility. Nevertheless, if you do not have the guts to do the collection you can hire someone to collect the fees. In addition, if you think that you are not confident to do proper networking then you should attend business organization. You should remember that networking is important in a business. Because you can find potential client or referrals in every person you meet.

Furthermore, many women entrepreneurs face problem about turning down potential clients. Regardless how you are much in need of money you should also learn how to turn down clients especially if it is not within your capability to do the service. Always remember that letting go other assignments would mean focusing on other fulfilling projects.


  • Kamalpreet kaur said on February 18, 2015
    Hi I want to start my business in laboratory technology or cosmetics I have done my graduation in medical laboratory technology and other than this is that my mother was a beautician at home business so I have the experience of beauty products and cosmetics also So can you please suggest me what should I have to take proper stream for starting up the own business?
  • veenu said on March 26, 2015
    would like to have idea and investment (government help ) for business to be owned & run by woman


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