subscribe
ask Farnoosh
×

Ask Farnoosh

Ask Farnoosh about money, work, life, or a recent guest below and she'll do her best to answer your question during an upcoming Friday episode on So Money. Record a message below or type in your question.
  • Please answer the following question to submit:
  • This field is for validation purposes and should be left unchanged.

Melinda Emerson, America’s #1 Small Business Expert

Melinda Emerson is America’s #1 Small Business Expert. She’s also known as SmallBizLady. Forbes magazine named her the #1 woman for entrepreneurs to follow on Twitter. She has been a thriving entrepreneur for nearly 15 years and is an internationally known keynote speaker. She’s also the author of Become Your Own Boss in 12 Months: A Month-by-Month Guide to a Business That Works. Melinda’s online small business advice is widely read, reaching more than 3 million entrepreneurs each week.

A pioneer in social media marketing, she is the creator and host of #Smallbizchat, the longest running live chat on Twitter for small business owners. In addition to being a regular columnist for the New York Times, she is frequently quoted by other media organizations, including The Wall Street Journal, Fortune, MSNBC and Fox News.

Melinda is also the publisher of her resource blog, www.succeedasyourownboss.com, which is syndicated by the Huffington Post. And she is a regular contributor to Essence magazine and the lead instructor for the Black Enterprise Small Business University.

Three takeaways from this interview:

– What you have to do to become a brand in demand

– The biggest mistake people make in the social media space

– How Melinda got started and became SmallBiz Lady on Twitter

If you’d like to learn more about Melinda Emerson, visit her website www.succeedasyourownboss.com and follow her on Twitter @SmallBizLady.

Our favorite quote from the interview: “It’s not about what you make. It’s about what you keep.” – click to tweet

you might like....

Farnoosh

Donny Wahlberg and Deepak Chopra: My month in review

If you’ve been keeping up with me on the podcast and Instagram, you may have heard/seen some of the craziness that is my life. In case not, here is a sampling of my work and play in the last month. I must say, while the entrepreneur life comes with its own set of doubts and risks, I wholly enjoy the many, many extraordinary opportunities I get to experience.

Continue Reading

Farnoosh

CBS This Morning: Why are consumers hoarding their cash?

With rising employment, more Americans are earning a steady paycheck, but much of that money is going both unspent and not invested — leaving banks brimming with cash. I stopped by “CBS This Morning: Saturday” to discuss the trend and some ways people can invest that extra money.

Continue Reading