To help give women business owners the opportunity for online power networking, coaching, and mentoring, the International Virtual Women's Chamber of Commerce has proclaimed Sept 17-21 Hire-A-Businesswoman Week, the organization announced this week.

During the week, the group will offer over 30 teleconference seminars and daily online networking events covering topics such as business-plan makeovers, franchising a company, securing Small Business Administration loans for home-based businesses, and blogging and videocasting for business, organizers said.

Hire-A-Businesswoman Week will coincide with International Women's E-Commerce Days, on Sept 18-21, and American Business Women's Day on Sept 22. For more information, or to register, visit www.ivwcc.org/56098com04_30891.htm.

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