3 SEO Tactics Could Get You Kicked Out of Google

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Guest Article Ever dabbled in SEO before? You know, Search Engine Optimization? It’s a way to use content to try to get more organic traffic from search engines like Google. If you have, you might have experience with the spectrum that is everything you can do to allegedly help your site rise in the search […]

Five Free Resources for Making Infographics

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By now we have all heard (and maybe even repeated) the axiom that visuals increase audience engagement. However, using sources like Shutterstock or Getty Images for attractive visuals is only part of the equation. Infographics are another source of visual communication and have the advantage of being portable, linkable, and able to break down complex […]

Who is on #SmallBizChat July 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 […]

Alternative Resources to Fund Your Tech Start-up

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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 interview with @PowerMovesNOLA. Veteran investment executive and entrepreneur Earl Robinson has been named President, and economic development expert September Hargrove has been named […]

What Every Small Business Should Know About Digital Crime

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Guest Article It seems like every few weeks has revealed another major hacking case, where a group of malicious agents break into the computer system of a major company or government agency and steal the personal information of workers or customers. All kinds of companies seem to be at risk for these kinds of attacks, […]

SmallBizLady’s 5 Favorite Cloud Computing Tools

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I’m a firm believer in working smarter, not harder. That’s why you’ve gotta love all the cool cloud computing tools that have popped up over the past several years. Now, I’m no expert, and there are certainly more tools than I have time to cover in a single blog post, but I want to share […]

Creating Business Plans that Actually Get Financed

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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 interview with @bizplangirl. Cheree Warrick writes business plans for companies seeking funding from banks and angel investors. Her book, “Creating Business Plans that […]

9 Must-Haves for Successfully Managing People

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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 interview with @bigbookofhr. Cornelia Gamlem SPHR is an author, consultant and speaker. She is President of the GEMS Group ltd., a management-consulting firm that offers […]