America’s #1 Small Business Expert Joins the New York Times. I am excited to announce that I am joining the writing team at the You’re the Boss section of The New York Times. Premiering this May, my column on social media and small businesses will run weekly on the blog centered on small business ownership […]
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 Win a Business Plan Competition
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 Lora Kolodny @lorakolodny . She writes for the You’re the Boss! blog for the New York Times online. She began reporting on […]
What Can Twitter Do For Your Small Business?
I signed up for a Twitter account three years ago, and it truly changed my life. My Twitter anniversary was on December 2nd, and I thought it might be helpful for me to explain what my goals were for the social network. Now is a perfect time to step up your game on Twitter or […]
New York Times “You’re the Boss” Blogger
Join Melinda at The New York Times You’re the Boss Blog each Friday as she blogs on social media and small business. Today is the debut article on how Melinda Emerson became @SmallBizLady! Click the picture to see the article!