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  • 00:31

    LAURA GALL'S FINANCIAL FITNESS BOOTCAMP

    in Education

    Hello everyone.  This is Laura Gall from YOU TALK TOO MUCH.  My new show which airs on the first Sunday of every month is Laura Gall's Financial Fitness Bootcamp.  I love talking about money, how to utilize money to your best advantage and how to get mo' money.  On today's show I am getting my information from the blog of the SMALLBIZLADY.  She is Melinda Emerson.   I will discuss her 5-Step plan for Stress Free Finances in 2016.  I recommend you visit her website for more financial advice for your personal as well as business success.  She has written books which are available on Amazon.  I have not yet met her, but I am impressed with her knowledge, talent and style.  

  • 00:30

    #trusthewhy Book Contributor Melinda Emerson SmallBizLady

    in Business

    We welcome #trusthewhy article contributor: Recession Proof Your Business, The Quintessence Group Melinda F. Emerson “SmallBizLady”. She is uniquely qualified to offer consulting services and deliverables built upon a proven model of success within the Small-to-Medium Businesses (SMB) sector. Since 1999, this minority and woman-owned firm has offered a range of management and marketing consulting services for Fortune 500 companies who target small business customers. 


    Melinda Emerson launched #Smallbizchat on Twitter in April of 2009, as a peer-to-peer mentoring program to help entrepreneurs get answers to their small business questions. #SmallBizChat is the largest online community for small business owners on Twitter reaching over 2.5 million twitter accounts each week.


    The mission of #Smallbizchat is to end small business failure. - See more at: http://succeedasyourownboss.com/what-is-smallbizchat/#sthash.aDHUwAFn.dpuf

  • 00:56

    Wealthy Sistas® The SmallBizLady Melinda Emerson

    in Business

    Melinda F. Emerson, SmallBizLady, is one of America’s leading small business experts. Sheis an author, speaker and small business coach whose areas of expertise include small business start-up, business development and social media marketing.As CEO of MFE Consulting LLC, Melinda develops audio, video and written contentto fulfill her mission to End Small Business Failure.
    She publishes a resource blog, www.succeedasyourownboss.com and hosts a weekly talk show on Twitter called #Smallbizchat for small business owners.
    As a brand, she reaches 1.5 million entrepreneurs a week on the internet. Forbes Magazine named Melinda Emerson one of the #1 Woman for Entrepreneurs to follow on Twitter.
    Melinda has been featured on MSNBC, Fox News, NBC Nightly News and in the New York Times,USA Today, Wall Street Journal, Washington Post and Black Enterprise. She is the bestselling author of “Become Your Own Boss in 12 months; A Month-by-Month Guide to a Business That Works,”and a proud graduate of Virginia Tech.

  • 00:36

    Business Interview w/Melinda Emerson the SmallBizLady

    in Social Networking

    Melinda Emerson, aka the “SmallBizLady,” is one of America’s leading small business experts. She’s a seasoned entrepreneur, speaker, social media strategist & small business coach. Melinda began her professional career in television as a producer. Oprah Winfrey’s HARPO Productions inspired her to leave television to pursue her entrepreneurial dream to create an award-winning production company. Melinda is a dedicated professional, mother and business owner who believes faith is 1 ingredient needed to be successful business.
     
    Melinda hosts #Smallbizchat a weekly talk show on Twitter, a trusted resource discussing everything entrepreneurs need to know about launching & running a profitable small business.
     
    Melinda also developed a small business TV news segment, published articles & special reports including 44 Things To Do Before You Go Into Business and the audio CD: 10 Things You Must Never Forget in Business. Her book Become Your Own Boss in 12 Months; A Month-by-Month Guide to a Business That Works is on sale now.  Melinda has been featured on NBC Nightly News, Forbes, Inc.com, Wall Street Journal, U.S. News and World Report, Black Enterprise and MSNBC. She is a graduate of Virginia Tech.
     
    For more information abour Melinda Emerson, visit her online at www.succeedasyourownboss.com 

  • 00:46

    Loretta talks to America's #1 Small Business Expert Melinda Emerson

    in Entertainment

    Loretta McNary Live, The Radio Show is the internationally syndicated "go-to" show bringing together some of the world’s greatest visionaries, change agents: best-selling authors, empowerment speakers, leading-edge technology influencers, eco- friendly advocates and educators, world-renowned spiritual leaders, gospel performers, filmmakers, artists, and professionals and lay persons that encourage and support individual and community growth, and want to make a meaningful difference.


    Our guest today is America's #1 Small Business Expert Melinda Emerson.


    Melinda F. Emerson, @SmallBizLady, America’s #1 Small Business Expert, creator of the Huffington Post syndicated blog www.succeedasyourownboss.com, international speaker and bestselling author of Become Your Own Boss in 12 Months: A Month-by Month Guide to a Business That Works (just released January 2nd in its second edition) is making it her life’s work to end small business failure as she is helping millions of small business owners across the United States each week (3 million to be exact).


    In addition to being a regular columnist for the NY Times she is frequently quoted by other media organizations including The Wall Street Journal, Fortune, MSNBC and Fox News. Forbes magazine named her the #1 woman for entrepreneurs to follow on Twitter. She is an expert on what it takes the start a successful small business, marketing pitfalls to avoid, and how to become a brand in demand using social media. She is also a regular contributor to Essence magazine.


    We will discuss:



    The Importance of your website and content strategy 
    Why social media is so critical and how to become a social media ninja
    How to become a brand in demand
    How to get 300K followers on twitter

  • 00:54

    #310 Advice from John Sculley, Melinda Emerson, Charles Archer, and Robert Rich

    in Business

    Mr. John Sculley, former CEO of Apple and Pepsi, is on the show to share advice for small business owners, including his lessons learned from a very successful career. Next, the small biz lady shares how to transition from a job to becoming your own boss. With Charles Archer we talk about how to get a team working together. Finally, we tell you about the solution to buying something & then seeing it for less somewhere else.

    John Sculley is the former CEO of Apple Computer and Pepsi-Cola. He is one of America's best-known business leaders and is the author of the newly released book MOONSHOT! Game Changing Strategies on How to Build a Billion Dollar Business. 


    Melinda F. Emerson, the SmallBizLady, is one of the leading small business experts in America. A new edition of her bestselling book Become Your Own Boss in 12 months; A Month-by-Month Guide to a Business That Works is now available.

    Charles Archer has inspired people, teams, and companies to build better consensus through empowerment & effective communication for over 20 years. He is the author of the book Everybody Paddles.

    Robert Rich is co-founder of the internet startup MySaleSpy.com, an online community for price-sensitive shoppers.


    Sponsored by Sage and Nextiva.

  • 00:39

    REPLAY Become Your Own Boss @smallbizlady and @blkcelbgiving

    in Business

    Ms. Melinda Emerson, also known as @smallBizLady on social media has been named America's #1 small business expert!! SmallBizLady specializes in helping small business start up, business development, and social media marketing.
    She is the best selling author of "Become Your Own Boss in 12 Months" and gives away a TON of nuggets via twitter every Wednesday at 8pm est. Melinda has been featured on MSNBC, Fox News, Essence, Fortune, and Black Enterprise.
    Join us as we get tips on how to be your own boss using social media, branding tips, marketing tips, and much more.
    Check out her website

  • 00:32

    MelindaF. Emerson-SmallBizLady

    in Entertainment

    Melinda F. Emerson, SmallBizLady, is America’s #1 small business expert.She is an author, speaker and small business coach whose areas of expertise include small business start-up, business development and social media marketing. As CEO of Quintessence Multimedia, Melinda develops audio, video and written content to help her Fortune 500 clients engage small business customers. 
    She publishes a resource blog, www.succeedasyourownboss.comand hosts a weekly talk show on Twitter called #SmallBizChat for today’s entrepreneurs.  She reaches 1.5 million small business owners each week on the internet. Forbes Magazine named Melinda Emerson #1 Woman for Entrepreneurs to follow on Twitter. Melindahas been featured on MSNBC, Fox News, NBC Nightly News and in The Washington Post, New York Times, Fortune, Essence and Black Enterprise.She is also the author of the bestselling book “Become Your Own Boss in 12 months; A Month-by-Month Guide to a Business That Works.”. Melinda is a graduate of Virginia Tech.

  • 00:58

    How to Become a Social Media Ninja

    in Marketing

    Is social media still a mystery to you?


    You know you need it...but you just don't get it.How can putting out a small sentence build your business?


    What do you say? Where and how often?


    It's time you learn the do’s and don’ts of building a social media brand, how to create a blog, and determine your best social media platform, and build a following in just one hour a day.


    Make social media the #1 marketing tool in your small business.


    Melinda Emerson is a pioneer in social media marketing who is also the social media columnist for the New York Times. She's going to tell us how she became SmallBizLady and how you can become a social media ninja too.

  • 00:39

    Become Your Own Boss w @smallbizlady and @blkcelbgiving

    in Business

    Ms. Melinda Emerson, also known as @smallBizLady on social media has been named America's #1 small business expert!! SmallBizLady specializes in helping small business start up, business development, and social media marketing.
    She is the best selling author of "Become Your Own Boss in 12 Months" and gives away a TON of nuggets via twitter every Wednesday at 8pm est. Melinda has been featured on MSNBC, Fox News, Essence, Fortune, and Black Enterprise.
    Join us as we get tips on how to be your own boss using social media, branding tips, marketing tips, and much more.
    Check out her website
     http://www.succeedasyourownboss.com
    Purchase the book
    http://amzn.to/YySR7P
    Also make sure you're following her on twitter
    http://www.twitter.com/smallbizlady
     
     
    Jasmine Crowe founded a nonprofit organization, BlackCelebrityGiving in 2011. Black Celebrity Giving.com provides black news on celebrity philanthropy, non profit organizations, causes, grants and issues affecting the black community including spotlights of blacks and missing people.   Jasmine will be sharing tips on how to start a nonprofit organization and make it a success.    Check her website out here http://www.blackcelebritygiving.com

  • 00:58

    10 Questions With The Social Media Survival Guide – Sherrie Madia

    in Entrepreneur

    If you are overwhelmed by the mind-boggling array of widgets, web services, networking sites, tools, and terminology swarming the social media universe, electronic media strategist SHERRIE A. MADIA, PHD offers help on this week’s Smallbizradio with Melinda Emerson @Smallbizlady.

    In her new book, The Social Media Survival Guide: Everything You Need to Know to Grow Your Business Exponentially with Social Media (Second Edition), Madia presents best practices, pitfalls to avoid, and step-by-step strategies and tactics for creating smart social media campaigns. They bring their advice to life with real examples of companies that are doing it right—and those that have stumbled along the way.

    The Social Media Survival Guide offers practical tips, resources, and strategies for creating compelling content in a variety of social media, including interactive websites, blogs, podcasts, social network sites, Twitter, and image and video-sharing e-communities.