Melinda F. Emerson, “SmallBizLady” is America’s #1 Small Enterprise Skilled. She is an internationally famend keynote speaker on small enterprise improvement, social promoting, and on-line advertising technique. As CEO of Quintessence Group, her Philadelphia-based advertising consulting agency serves Fortune 500 manufacturers that concentrate on the small enterprise market. Purchasers embody Amazon, Adobe, Verizon, VISA, Google, FedEx, Chase, American Categorical, The Hartford, and Pitney Bowes. She additionally has an internet faculty, www.smallbizladyuniversity.com, that teaches folks on-line advertising and how you can begin and develop a profitable small enterprise and publishes a weblog SucceedAsYourOwnBoss.com. Her recommendation is broadly learn, reaching greater than 3 million entrepreneurs every week on-line. She hosts The Smallbizchat Podcast and is the bestselling writer of Grow to be Your Personal Boss in 12 Months, Revised and Expanded, and Repair Your Enterprise, a 90 Day Plan to Get Again Your Life and Cut back Chaos in Your Enterprise.