How To Build Your Indispensable Network

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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 @pamslim. Pamela Slim is an award-winning author, speaker and leader in the new world of work. She spent the first 10 years of […]

How To Select The Right Social Media Platform For Your Target Market

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Guest Article A myriad of social media platforms exist on the internet nowadays, each appealing to a slightly different demographic and range of interests. Effectively leveraging the relevant platforms can be a huge boon to any business, but there is a careful balance to be struck between effective social media use and spreading yourself too […]

10 Leading Factors of Small Business Success

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While every entrepreneur has a different success story, I tend to see some of the same factors affecting most business’s results. Now, not all of these are personality traits. Many are simply ways of doing things, so no matter who you are, changing your actions can have major results. The bottom line is you can […]

How To Align Your Personal Finances With Your 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 @kemwashcpa. Growing up in the heart of New Orleans, it is the different spelling of her name, family makeup and unique […]

Who is on #SmallBizChat April 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 EST for #SmallBizChat on Twitter.  Here’s how: follow @SmallBizChat on Twitter and click here for directions on how to join […]

How to Raise Your Business From Ashes

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Guest Article It happens! Sometimes your original business model doesn’t work out. In some cases, liquidation can be the ideal way to transform your business. Approached in the right way, it is not the end of your business, but the birth of new, stronger business, and a great way to raise your business from the […]

Engage Your Customers on Twitter in Just 30 Minutes a Day

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Social media has revolutionized the face of customer engagement because of how easy it is for people to connect with one another. Nonetheless as an entrepreneur, your time is extremely valuable and you want to get the most out of your social media efforts. I believe you should focus on one social media account to […]

How to Gain Authority in Your Local Market for Your 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 @tallenhanes. Tracy A. Hanes is the President of T. Allen Hanes & Associates. He is also the Vice President of “The […]

What to be Aware of When Starting a Family Business

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Starting a family business is a pretty ambitious endeavor. You have to focus on beating the competition, struggling to become profitable, and scaling the business. Sometimes, it’s hard to stay in the game if your competitors have corporate-sized tools and solutions which a small family enterprise can’t really afford. What are you do to then? […]

30 Blog Ideas That Will Jumpstart Your Content Strategy

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If you’re like every other person who blogs out there, sometimes the well runs dry for content ideas. It’s challenging to constantly come up with a steady stream of great topics. You’ve got enough on your plate, and adding idea generation to that list is understandably a challenge from time to time. Fortunately for you, […]