“The Small Biz Lady” Melinda Emerson joins us to talk to us about how she built a national reputation using social media, her book Become Your Own Boss in 12 Months, and her role in the new CNBC show “Crowd Rules,” debuting on April 30.
Melinda is one of America’s leading small business experts. She is a seasoned entrepreneur, professional speaker, and social media strategist whose mission is to end small business failure. Her blog Succeed As Your Own Boss is syndicated by the Huffington Post. She also hosts #Smallbizchat, a weekly live talk show on Twitter. She also writes a regular column on social media for the New York Times You’re The Boss Blog.
Melinda is the author of the bestselling book Become Your Own Boss in 12 Months; A Month-by-Month Guide to a Business That Works, a workbook and curriculum Are You Ready To Become Your Own Boss? and an audio CD 10 Things You Must Never Forget in Business.
Melinda has been featured on MSNBC, Fox News, NBC Nightly News and in The Washington Post, Forbes, Fortune, The Wall Street Journal, Black Enterprise and Essence Magazines.