How to Build Corporate Sponsorships for Your Small Business

If you’re looking for additional streams of revenue, corporate sponsorships could be a viable revenue stream. Now please don’t think this is FREE money. Major companies only do sponsorship if there a clear ROI. If you have something to offer (like an engaged niche audience) this could be a realistic business opportunity for you. Corporations […]

How to build a profitable business while working your full-time job

Every week as SmallBizLady, I conduct interviews with experts on my Twitter talk show #SmallBizChat. The show takes place every Wednesday on Twitter from 8-9 pm ET.  This is excerpted from my recent interview with Audra Upchurch who inspires career women to embrace their authenticity and thrive in their personal lives.  She is also the […]

How Your Small Business Can Create a Highly Engaged Organization

Guest Article I’ve always had a keen interest in helping small, diverse and disadvantaged businesses. I’ve found that when given the opportunity to compete in a fair and transparent environment, these companies are very successful at winning new business when going “head-to-head” with larger organizations.  And it makes sense that they would.  Their very makeup […]

How to Enjoy Your Life More as a Woman Entrepreneur

Every week as SmallBizLady, I conduct interviews with experts on my Twitter talk show #SmallBizChat. The show takes place every Wednesday on Twitter from 8-9 pm ET. This is excerpted from my recent interview with Laura Vanderkam who is the author of several time management and productivity books, including I Know How She Does It, […]

5 Tech Trends Every Small Business Needs To Follow

­­Guest Article Technology is the future of business. There is absolutely no doubt that the next five years or so will bring big changes in technological trends that will shape the way people buy and sell, and subsequently, how and where entrepreneurs do business. Whether you are thinking about business applications or marketing methods, it […]

Is Your Small Business Physically Fit?

We all know what it is to get in shape. You look at yourself in the mirror, and see that your favorite outfit is looking tight. Thinking back, you know you have been indulging too much. When I feel that way, I start eating better. I incorporate more salads, stop eating out as much, and […]

Do You Have the Right Temperament For Your Small Businesses?

Every week as SmallBizLady, I conduct interviews with experts on my Twitter talk show #SmallBizChat. The show takes place every Wednesday on Twitter from 8-9 pm ET.  This is excerpted from my recent interview with Jacqueline T. Hill who has over two decades of experience as a writer, consultant, and teacher she has assisted many […]

Who’s on #Smallbizchat August 2017

#Smallbizchat is a weekly conversation where small business owners can get answers to their questions. The focus of #Smallbizchat is to end small business failure by helping participants succeed as your own boss. Please join us live on Twitter every Wednesday 8-9 pm ET. Here’s how: follow @SmallBizChat on Twitter and follow the hashtag #Smallbizchat […]

How to develop an effective job description

Some small businesses fail to create complete job descriptions. They hire people to fill specific roles and tell them what they’re supposed to accomplish every day, but there are no clear, documented guidelines or expectations for each employee to follow. In my opinion, that’s a huge mistake. Written job descriptions are invaluable during the hiring process, […]