How To Network Effectively 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 Wayne Kimmel. Wayne is an entrepreneur, venture capitalist, philanthropist, tireless networker, and the author of Six Degrees of Wayne Kimmel. […]

7 Ways to Promote Your Small Business Using Video

There’s no denying the power of video when it comes to marketing your business. After all, people can consume videos while they’re working, walking, or commuting, and many people prefer to get information this way over reading a blog post.   If you’re not yet using video to promote your small business, I encourage you […]

How to Build a Network to Grow Your Small Business

Last week, I had the opportunity to be interviewed by Open Forum for a live tweetchat on networking. In my role as the National Spokesperson and Advisor to American Express Open for Women CEO Bootcamp program, we are helping women build their businesses by boosting confidence, competence, and connections. Here are some of my best […]

The Power of Personal Connections

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 Jane Applegate @janewapplegate.  Jane is the author of 201 Great Ideas for Your Small Business and the producer and host of […]

7 Ways to Attract New Customers

If you are in business you are probably always looking for ways to attract new customers. If not, shame on you. Don’t be so busy doing business that you are not busy looking for business.  If you do not have an updated marketing plan, here are a few ideas that you can use to start […]

Liz Lynch QA How to Be a Power Networker

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 Liz Lynch @liz_lynch.  Liz is an international speaker, business development expert, and the author of Smart Networking: Attract a Following In Person […]

How to Inspire More Digital Referrals

Every week as SmallBizLady, I conduct interviews with experts on my Twitter talk show #SmallBizChat. The show takes place every Wed on Twitter from 8-9pm ET. This is excerpted from my recent interview with Howard Yermish @hyermish, an expert in Internet strategy, website development, speaker and private trainer. His new project, “More Digital Referrals” is […]

How to Leverage Conference Networking

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 Mike “Ambassador” Bruny @ambassadorbruny. Mike works with entrepreneurs and those who think like one to help them build stronger relationships. He is […]

10 Things to Grow Your Business This Summer

Summer is here!  Now that the kids are out of school, you might be thinking about how to reduce your work schedule, but that’s the worst thing you could do.  It’s time to turn up the heat in your business. Third and fourth quarters are critical times in business. You may have customers who are […]

Ask @SmallBizLady: How do I follow-up after a business conference?

Every Friday, I answer your small business questions in a video blog segment called Ask Small Biz Lady. This week, I took a question live from the New York Times Small Business Summit. Here’s the question: How do I make a plan to follow-up after a business conference? Here’s the answer: http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Z3rKLFEkF_I   Immediately  reach out […]