Now more than ever, women are starting businesses in every conceivable industry. In fact the number of women-owned small businesses is growing approximately twice as fast as the national average. It's no wonder recently unveiled "Seven Tips for Female Entrepreneurs."

Those tips, which are explained in detail here, are as follows:

1.) Start a business that works for you and fits with your personal life.

2.) Don't sweat the bureaucracy.

3.) For businesses with moderate to significant overhead, it is crucial to start the business with adequate funds.

4.) If you need start-up or expansion financing, consider sources other than traditional banks.

5.) Don't worry if you don't consider yourself a sales type.

6.) Network like a social butterfly - it is one of the best ways to market your business and create profitable opportunities.

7.) Forge relationships with contacts before you need help from them.