How to Use LinkedIn to Grow 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 8-9 pm ET.  This is excerpted from my recent interview with BrynneTillman – How to Use LinkedIn to Grow Your Small Business. She is an Amazon bestselling author of The LinkedIn […]

5 Factors to Consider Before Investing in Property for Your Business

Guest Article As a business, there are many pressures on your financial resources. In order to grow, you need to make a profit. But you also need to invest in your business. Is property still a shrewd financial investment and is it something a business should consider? For many, investing in property is seen as […]

What Kind of Business Insurance Do You Need?

Insurance is not a sexy topic for a business owner, but it is necessary to think about. Protecting both your business and yourself should be a top priority as an entrepreneur. When is the last time you looked over your business insurance needs? Have you recently added payroll employees? Moved into professional office space? Or […]

The Do’s and Don’ts of Working with Family

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 Kathy Kolbe, @kathykolbe co-author of Business Is Business: Reality Checks For Family-Owned Companies. She is the global leader in discovering […]

The Importance of Having an Ideal Client & How to Pick One

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 Dequiana Jackson, @InspiredMedia1 As Founder of , Inspired Marketing, Inc., Dequiana is a small business marketing strategist who teaches women entrepreneurs […]

How to Handle Unhappy Customers in Your Small Business

Sometimes you just want to hang up. Unhappy customers are part of running a small business. No matter how pleasant your personality or your service delivery someone will eventually criticize your product, staff, packaging, or even your response to their complaint. So how do you respond to unhappy customers in your small business? Part of […]