How to Master, Manage and Communicate Your Message

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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 8-9pm ET. This is excerpted from my recent interview with @kimydavis. Kim Y. Davis is a Houston-based journalist, speaker and consultant. She writes and produces print, online and video content for […]

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 […]

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 […]

6 Real-World Small Business Networking Tips You Can’t Do Without

6 Real-World Small Business Networking Tips You Can’t Do Without

Guest Article Social media and online networking now take up a significant amount of time for the modern day entrepreneur. With huge numbers of businesses now promoting themselves online, it becomes ever more difficult to stand out from the crowd and be heard above all the noise. Here are six real-world small business networking tips […]

Understanding the Basics of Search Engine Optimization

Understanding the Basics of Search Engine Optimization

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 @bskogrand. Brant Skogrand, APR, MBC, is the chief communications officer of Skogrand PR Solutions, a public relations, social media and search engine […]

How to Develop a Small Business Brand

How to Develop a Small Business Brand

Guest Article Branding is a very important part of every business. When you think of brands, there are likely a few that come to mind first such as the world’s famous soft drink companies, shoe makers, car manufacturers, stores and other huge corporations. Even if your small business isn’t listed in the Fortune 500 (yet), branding can […]

Debunking the Branding Myth

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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 8-9pm ET. This is excerpted from my recent interview with @bizbuild.  Karen Carr-Crawford is an entrepreneurial driven professional with 18 years of documented success and experience in marketing management, marketing plan development, […]

10 Ways to Grow Your Small Business With Instagram

10 Ways to Grow Your Small Business With Instagram

If you’ve been successful at setting up an Instagram account for your small business and using it to find new followers – and customers — you might be looking for additional strategies to ramp up your efforts on this visual social media platform. And since engagement on Instagram is 15 times higher than it is on Facebook, it’s […]

Do You Need Help With Your Content Marketing?

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For those of you who have been following this blog for a long time, you know I rarely highlight a single book in a post, but I am making an exception this time, because I feel so strongly about the power of content marketing. It has been my secret to success over the last six […]

How To Keep Your Small Business Relevant and Top of Mind

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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 8-9pm ET. This is excerpted from my recent interview with @DeborahShane.  Deborah Shane is a branding strategist, social media consultant, featured writer and speaker.  Author of two books, her new book […]