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Entrepreneur, professional speaker, social media strategist, small business coach, and author of the very practical and results oriented book Become Your Own Boss in 12 Months: A Month-by-Month Guide to a Business that Works, Melinda F. Emerson, shares her 12 month step by step plan for making a successful transition from employee to entrepreneur. She describes the critical importance of planning not only the business but also one's personal goals. Melinda provides a series of activities, to be completed each month, prior to opening and operating the new start-up business. She also presents some practical tips for establishing a successful business and for maintaining it over the long term. Learn as well how to think like an entrepreneur instead of an employee.

Melinda F. Emerson is my internet radio show guest on Blog Business Success; hosted live on BlogTalkRadio.

The show airs live on Tuesday, June 29, at 8:00 pm Eastern Time; 5:00 pm Pacific Time.

Entrepreneur, professional speaker, social media strategist, small business coach, and author of the very practical and results oriented book Become Your Own Boss in 12 Months: A Month-by-Month Guide to a Business that Works, Melinda F. Emerson, shares her 12 month step by step plan for making a successful transition from employee to entrepreneur. You will learn:

* How to think like an entrepreneur rather than an employee

* Why a 12 month preparation process will create a more successful business

* Why personal and business planning are critical for success

* How to bridge the business knowledge gap that derails many new entrepreneurs



Melinda Emerson (photo left) is known as “SmallBizLady,” and is one of America’s leading small business experts. She is a seasoned entrepreneur, professional speaker, social media strategist and small business coach.

Melinda has lectured on small business at The Wharton School of Business at the University of Pennsylvania, Temple University and Rosemont College and for clients including: IKEA, Verizon, GlaxoSmithKline, National Association of Women Business Owners, PA Governor’s Conference for Women, International Association of Business Communicators, the Small Business Administration, and the Center for Women’s Business Research. Her areas of expertise include small business start-up, recession-proof marketing and social media strategy.

Melinda Emerson began her professional career in television as a producer. Within five years, inspired by Oprah Winfrey’s HARPO Productions, Inc., she left television to pursue her entrepreneurial dream to create an award-winning production company. Melinda is a dedicated wife, mother and woman business owner who believes that faith is one of the most important ingredients in a successful business.

Melinda hosts #Smallbizchat a weekly talk show on Twitter. #Smallbizchat is the trusted resource on Twitter to discuss everything entrepreneurs need to know about launching and running a profitable small business.

Melinda Emerson has developed a small business TV news segment and published several articles and special reports including 44 Things To Do Before You Go Into Business. She has also recorded an audio CD, 10 Things You Must Never Forget in Business. Melinda Emerson’s first book Become Your Own Boss in 12 Months: A Month-by-Month Guide to a Business that Works was published March 9, 2010 from Adams Media.

Melinda has been featured on NBC Nightly News and in the Wall Street Journal, U.S. News and World Report and Black Enterprise. She is a graduate of Virginia Tech.

Melinda Emerson has also won numerous awards including Top 50 Women in Business in Pennsylvania, Top 30 Leaders of the future by Ebony Magazine, and the National Association of Women Business Owners’ Woman of Distinction Award.

My book review of Become Your Own Boss in 12 Months: A Month-by-Month Guide to a Business that Works by Melinda Emerson.

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Let's talk with entrepreneur, professional speaker, social media strategist, small business coach, and author of the very practical and results oriented book Become Your Own Boss in 12 Months: A Month-by-Month Guide to a Business that Works, Melinda F. Emerson, as she shares her 12 month step by step plan for making a successful transition from employee to entrepreneur. She describes the critical importance of planning not only the business but also one's personal goals. Melinda provides a series of activities, to be completed each month, prior to opening and operating the new start-up business. She also presents some practical tips for establishing a successful business and for maintaining it over the long term. Learn as well how to think like an entrepreneur instead of an employee on Blog Business Success Radio.

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