WASHINGTON (WUSA9) -- We continue to salute our women small business owners. A gesture of goodwill is turning into a profitable business for one Prince George's County woman.

Pretty Girl Cupcakery opened its doors in 2012. It's owned by Lakisa Taylor.

Taylorstarted her business without the help of traditional business loans.She says to be a business owner you have to be mentally tough.

We talked to her about starting the company and asked for her advice for future entrepreneurs.

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