How to Stand Out as a Small Business

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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 @dorieclark. Dorie Clark is an Adjunct Professor of Business Administration at Duke University’s Fuqua School of Business and the author […]

Four Tips for Women to Take the Fear Out of Tech

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Sponsored Post These days, all it takes is a stroll through the business section of your local bookstore or a quick glimpse at CNBC to recognize that women are stepping out from supporting roles, showcasing their entrepreneurial prowess, and embracing technology at record rates. Recent data supports that theory. Currently, more than 9.1 million firms in […]

SmallBizLady’s Top Do’s and Don’ts of Side-Hustling Part 2

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I believe you should start a business as a side-hustle first, that way you can learn some of your hardest lessons in business while you are still working a full-time job. This is part 2 of my series on how to be a successful side-hustler. This post focuses on the top 10 Don’ts of side-hustling. (Read […]

Lessons in Military Leadership for Entrepreneurs

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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 @theRealKiyosaki. Robert T. Kiyosaki is best known as the author of Rich Dad Poor Dad. This is the #1 personal […]

5 Social Media Tools that Will Increase Your Productivity

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Guest Article Generating results from social media takes time. However, as a small business owner, time is our most important commodity. Whether you are managing social media accounts or one of your employees, you should always aim to maximize productivity. Here are 5 social media tools that will increase your productivity: LikeAlyzer Facebook’s evolving algorithm […]

SmallBizLady’s 10 Do’s and Don’ts of Side-Hustling Part 1

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Starting a business is hard work. It’s best to launch while working and develop a side-hustle first. That way you can test the waters and learn some of those expensive lessons in business while you are still collecting a paycheck. This is part I of my series on how to become a successful side-hustler. This […]

How to Develop a One-Page Marketing Plan

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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 @thep3solution. Sherron Washington is an energetic marketing and communication professional, with a record of achievement in creating innovative marketing and […]

Wells Fargo Announces Contest to Give Away $25,000 to Small Businesses

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Sponsored Post Just in time, for National Small Business Week, Wells Fargo has launched the 2015 Wells Fargo Works Project National Contest to provide resources to deserving small business owners. For the second year, Wells Fargo is inviting eligible business owners to enter a nationwide contest to win $25,000 and a business mentorship opportunity. I have […]

7 Ways to Compete for Your Target Audience with Facebook Ads

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As Facebook’s reach continues to expand, more and more small businesses have Facebook Pages. In fact, a whopping 30 million businesses have a presence on Facebook. Facebook maintains its advantage in providing you with a great way to organically interact with a sophisticated and active audience. One of the best ways to leverage the social […]

Who is on #SmallBizChat May 2015

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#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.  Join me live every Wednesday, 8PM ET for #SmallBizChat on Twitter.  Here’s how: follow @SmallBizChat on Twitter and click here for directions on how to join […]