"Become Your Own Boss is a must-read if you're thinking of launching a business of your own." --Jean Chatzky, bestselling author of Money 911 and Financial Editor, NBC Today
Create a successful business this year!
Written by America's #1 Small Business Expert, this essential handbook shows you how to launch your own business in just twelve months. Using her years of experience in business development, Melinda Emerson guides you through the process with step-by-step instructions for developing an effective marketing plan, setting a budget, and maintaining your business once it's up and running. She also offers brand-new strategies for obtaining financing through means like crowdsourcing as well as social media techniques that help build your business--all of which has been updated for today's market.
With Emerson's expert business advice, you will finally follow your dreams and become your own boss!
Melinda F. Emerson, known to many as SmallBizLady, is one of America’s leading small business experts. Her expertise includes small business start-up, business development, and social media marketing. As CEO of MFE Consulting LLC, Melinda develops audio, video, and written content to fulfill her mission to end small business failure. She publishes a resource blog, SucceedAsYourOwnBoss.com, and hosts a weekly talk show on Twitter called #Smallbizchat for emerging entrepreneurs. Forbes magazine named her one of the Top 20 Women for Entrepreneurs to Follow on Twitter. Melinda has been featured in TheWashington Post, The New York Times, TheWall Street Journal, and Black Enterprise. She lives in Drexel Hill, PA.