Melinda F. Emerson, “SmallBizLady” is America’s #1 Small Enterprise Skilled. She is an internationally famend keynote speaker on small enterprise growth, social promoting, and on-line advertising and marketing technique. As CEO of Quintessence Group, her Philadelphia-based advertising and marketing 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 a web-based college, www.smallbizladyuniversity.com, that teaches individuals on-line advertising and marketing and easy methods to 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 creator of Change into 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.