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A series focused on small business advice and strategies, by Melinda Emerson, known as "SmallBizLady", discussing various aspects of entrepreneurship and small business management. Get insights from experts about topics relevant to small business owners.

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A series focused on small business advice and strategies, by Melinda Emerson, known as "SmallBizLady", discussing various aspects of entrepreneurship and small business management. Get insights from experts about topics relevant to small business owners.

    What Can We Do Post-Fearless Fund Case?

    What Can We Do Post-Fearless Fund Case?

    Melinda Emerson discusses the Fearless Fund lawsuit, systemic inequities faced by black entrepreneurs, and alternative support methods for minority and women business owners. She also shares resources for grants, venture capital, angel investors, and corporate initiatives.

    • 16 min
    Hit It & Quit It with Lisha Bell, Alyson Caffrey, and Mickie Kennedy

    Hit It & Quit It with Lisha Bell, Alyson Caffrey, and Mickie Kennedy

    Melinda Emerson welcomes listeners and introduces guests Lisha Bell, Alyson Caffrey, and Mickie Kennedy. They share their favorite business apps and top business books. The "hit it and quit it" segment provides rapid-fire insights. Sponsored by SmallBizLadyAcademy.com, the episode concludes with final advice.

    • 9 min
    How to Get Regular Local Media Coverage with Mickie Kennedy

    How to Get Regular Local Media Coverage with Mickie Kennedy

    In this episode, Melinda Emerson chats with Mickie Kennedy, founder of eReleases, about securing local press for small businesses. They discuss Mickie's journey, tips for effectively pitching to local media, common mistakes, and his best business advice. The episode concludes with a word from the sponsor, SmallBiz Lady Academy.

    • 14 min
    How Getting Rest Can Grow Your Business with Alyson Caffrey

    How Getting Rest Can Grow Your Business with Alyson Caffrey

    In this episode, Melinda Emerson chats with Alyson Caffrey about her journey as a solo entrepreneur and the importance of setting boundaries. They delve into the Sabbatical Method, overcoming guilt in business, and maintaining work-life balance through self-discipline. The discussion concludes with the best business advice Alyson has received.

    • 19 min
    How to Fund Your Business From Investors with Lisha Bell

    How to Fund Your Business From Investors with Lisha Bell

    In this episode, Melinda Emerson chats with Lisha Bell about her journey into angel investing and venture capital. They delve into understanding different types of investors, common mistakes in seeking investment, and strategies for securing angel investors. They also discuss how to effectively pitch to potential investors and understand due diligence, closing with Lisha's best business advice.

    • 19 min
    How To Be In Business For Yourself, Not By Yourself with Melinda Emerson

    How To Be In Business For Yourself, Not By Yourself with Melinda Emerson

    In this episode, Melinda discusses the role of teamwork and mastermind groups in business, shares tools for improving personal productivity, and offers tips on balancing business and child care. She talks about the importance of building a sales team, the value of mentors, and introduces the Small Biz Lady Academy.

    • 21 min

Customer Reviews

5.0 out of 5
9 Ratings

9 Ratings

Tonya_T ,

Fantastic Topics for Business Growth

Melinda does a great job of covering topics that are relevant to what small business owners deal with in the day-to-day operations of running a business. Thank you for enlightening and encouraging me through this podcast!

Max Branding ,

Sensational!

Melinda is truly the best of the best in the small business world. Love tuning in every episode to hear her latest tips and insights from superstar guests. Melinda rocks!

@kimstewinspired ,

Great strategies shared!

Love how Melinda and her guests help us with up to date strategies to grow our businesses.
Kim & @thepodwizegroup

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