Melinda F. Emerson, “SmallBizLady” is America’s #1 Small Enterprise Knowledgeable. She is an internationally famend keynote speaker on small enterprise growth, social promoting, and on-line advertising technique. As CEO of Quintessence Group, her Philadelphia-based advertising consulting agency serves Fortune 500 manufacturers that focus on the small enterprise market. Purchasers embody Amazon, Adobe, Verizon, VISA, Google, FedEx, Chase, American Specific, The Hartford, and Pitney Bowes. She additionally has a web-based faculty, www.smallbizladyuniversity.com, that teaches individuals on-line advertising and the right way to begin and develop a profitable small enterprise and publishes a weblog SucceedAsYourOwnBoss.com. Her recommendation is extensively learn, reaching greater than 3 million entrepreneurs every week on-line. She hosts The Smallbizchat Podcast and is the bestselling writer 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 Scale back Chaos in Your Enterprise.