Melinda F. Emerson

Melinda F. Emerson, President, Smallbizlady Enterprises, “SmallBizLady” is America’s #1 Small Business Expert. 

She is a renowned keynote speaker and lecturer on small business development, customer retention and online marketing. She has written over 5,000 articles on small business success. Her SmallBizLady brand reaches 3 million entrepreneurs weekly online. She is the bestselling  author of the book, Become your own boss in 12 months.and the creator of

Tell us about your life before the venture/ leading up to your venture?

I started my career in broadcast television as a news producer. I did that for 5 years before starting my first business.

Tell us something about your organization. What is it about and how is it helpful for people?

At SmallBizLady Enterprises our mission is to end small business failure. All of our content from my books, blog posts, guests on the SmallBizChat Podcast and online courses at SmallBizLady university are about helping people start and grow successful businesses.

What has been the response of the consumers towards your venture? 

My book Become your own boss in 12 months, Revised and Expanded has been in print for 12 years

How has your life changed because of your venture?

I’m fortunate because my occupation is also my calling. I truly love helping people live their dream lives as entrepreneurs.

Give a motivational message for the audience/women who are reading this.

You never lose in business either you win or you learn.