SmallBizLady’s Summer Reading List 2015: 11 Must-Read Books to Grow Your Business

It’s just about summertime, and vacation is fast approaching with the kids just about out of school. There’s no time I enjoy reading a good book — business or otherwise, than in the summer. I love that I can bone up on how to run my business under the shade of a tree in my […]

A 12-Month Plan for Starting a Business in 2015

Starting a business takes time, and that’s something newbie entrepreneurs don’t realize. In fact, in my newly updated book, Become Your Own Boss in 12 Months, I give you a full year to get everything lined up in your new business endeavor so you’re set up for success. Here, let’s develop an easy plan so […]

How to Get Your Spouse to Support 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 Jacquette M. Timmons @jacqmtimmons. Jacquette is in the business of helping people create a healthy relationship with their money. As a behavioral […]

10 Best How to Start a Small Business Websites

Let’s face it– starting a small business is hard.  There are lots of ways out here to fail in business. The secret weapon that I use for keeping my business strong is being a life-long learner.  One of the ways I grow myself and keep my mind sharp is being a veracious reader.  I read […]

How to Generate More Sales for Your Small Business

This post is excerpted from my recent interview with Lori Richardson @scoremoresales. Every week as @SmallBizLady, I conduct interviews with experts on my Twitter talk show #SmallBizChat. The show takes place every Wed. on Twitter from 8-9 pm ET. Lori is a “Sales Detective”  — she works with company leaders to uncover sales issues and then […]

Starting a Small Business in This Economy

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 @Colleendebaise She is the author of The Wall Street Journal Complete Small Business Guidebook is small business editor at The Wall Street […]