The Woman’s Advantage Features Monica Smiley of Enterprising Women

Raleigh, NC, December 17, 2007 --( Monica Smiley, publisher and chief executive officer of Enterprising Women, the nation’s only women-owned magazine published exclusively for women business owners, was selected from among hundreds of submissions to be featured in the 2008 Woman’s Advantage Calendar. The calendar will provide advice for women business owners from influential women leaders across the United States and Canada. Mary Cantando, growth expert of The Woman’s Advantage, announced that Smiley’s advice will be included in the calendar which was released this month. The 2008 Woman’s Advantage Calendar will provide sound bites of advice on key business issues, including organization, promotion, sales and human resources.

“I am very proud to announce that Monica’s advice will be published in the 2008 Woman’s Advantage Calendar,” said Cantando. “I am certain that her advice will set a profound example for women in business today.”

About Enterprising Women Magazine:
Enterprising Women, headquartered in Cary, NC, is the nation’s only women-owned magazine published exclusively for women business owners that chronicles the growing political, economic and social influence and power of entrepreneurial women. The magazine provides a friendly meeting place, a public forum, and a national stage for the critical issues confronting women’s businesses and daily lives from the unique perspectives and experiences of entrepreneurial women. For more information, please visit or call 919-362-1551.

About Monica Smiley:
Monica Smiley is editor and publisher of Enterprising Women, a national magazine that is considered the voice of entrepreneurial women. She also serves as chief executive officer of Enterprising Women Inc., the magazine’s parent publishing company. Originally started in the early 1990s, Smiley and her team bought the trademark rights to the Enterprising Women name in 1999 and launched the publication under new ownership in May 2000. The co-owner and president of a marketing communications and publication consulting firm since 1984, Smiley has more than 25 years of magazine publishing experience, managing consumer and trade titles in industries as diverse as personal investing, photography, and health and beauty. The mother of two sons, Austin, 18, and Alex, 15, she is also a stepmother to three grown children and has three grandchildren.

About The Woman’s Advantage:
The Woman’s Advantage is a line of information products, including books, workbooks, audio, CDs and calendars designed exclusively for successful women business owners. For more information, call 919-841-0401 or visit

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