How to Attract and Keep Customers for a Small Business

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Guest Article In this article, we’ll focus on some of the effective ways to tap new customers and never lose them. Here are my six best tips to attract and keep customers for a small business. Make time for Networking Let people in your community know that your business has a face. Don’t just spend […]

Boost Your Small Business Brand with Pinterest

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By now we have all heard about Pinterest and the amazing growth the social media network has demonstrated over the last year. Interest in Pinterest is still building and growing, and it appears to be here for the long haul, at least according to the 70 million users who enjoy pinning images ranging from fashion to […]

Who is on #SmallBizChat in October?

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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 Become a Technologically Empowered Entrepreneur

How to Become a Technologically Empowered 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 8-9pm ET. This is excerpted from my recent interview with @JamelleSanders. Jamelle Sanders is best known as the Voice of a Generation, 21st Century Trailblazer, respected prophetic voice, world-class leader, life […]

6 Hiring Tips for Your Startup

5 Hiring Tips for Your Startup

Guest Article If you recently launched a startup, congratulations – it’s a bold decision that deserves to be praised. While it’s true that an entrepreneurial venture can survive in any economic environment, today’s rocky landscape is going to put yours to the test. Apart from a solid business plan, the one thing that’s absolutely essential to […]

5 Questions Every Business Owner Should Ask Themselves

5 Questions Every Business Owner Should Ask Themselves

When you are coming up with ideas for a small business, often your mind can go wild with business concepts, but the key is to come up with an idea that has a profit center and a niche target customer because you need to turn that idea into a sustainable business. In my bestselling book, […]

How Women Should be Taking More Risks in Business

How Women Should be Taking More Risks in Business

Every week as SmallBizLady, I conduct interviews with experts on my Twitter talk show #SmallBizChat. The show takes place every Wednesday on Twitter from 8-9pm ET. This is excerpted from my recent interview with @CWEChatham. Rebecca Harris, MBA is the Director of the Center for Women’s Entrepreneurship at Chatham University and has over 20 years of experience […]

5 Things Business Owners Should Know To Avoid Expensive Mistakes

5 Things Business Owners Should Know To Avoid Expensive Mistakes

Guest Article Do you have your own small business? One of the toughest things to do is run a business, especially if you have never done it before. Whether you are a veteran at your business or starting something new, here are a few things that you need to know to avoid expensive mistakes: 1)   No one […]

Is Your Business Still Relevant in the Marketplace?

Is Your Business Still Relevant in the Marketplace

In the early years of your small business, you struggle to find a foothold in a competitive industry. Then, you find your ground and enjoy success. But what few entrepreneurs ever bother asking themselves a few years down the road is: Is my business still relevant? Do I still have a customer base that will […]

How to Get and Leverage Media Coverage for Your Small Business

How to Get and Leverage Media Coverage for Your Small Business

Every week as SmallBizLady, I conduct interviews with experts on my Twitter talk show #SmallBizChat. The show takes place every Wednesday on Twitter from 8-9pm ET. This is excerpted from my recent interview with @womenrecharged. Aprille Franks-Hunt is an author, speaker, life & business advisor, as well as a multi-faceted business professional, who walked away from […]