Ivana Taylor - Book Editor


Ivana Taylor

Ivana Taylor is the Book Editor for Small Business Trends. She is responsible for directing the site’s book review program and manages the team of professional book reviewers. She also spearheads the annual Small Business Book Awards.

Ivana is the publisher of DIYMarketers.com, where she shares step-by-step marketing strategies for small business owners who are looking for ways to get and keep profitable customers.

You can find her bootstrapping marketing advice on AMEX Open Forum, Marketing for Success and Biz2Credit.com. In addition to these, she manages blogs for Survey Analytics and QuestionPro brands.

After hearing about her passion for business books, Small Business Trends snagged her to serve as the Book Editor, where she and a team of business book enthusiasts provide weekly reviews of the most current books for small business.

Ivana is the president of Third Force, Inc. a marketing firm in Cleveland that helps industrial organizations become the obvious choice for their ideal customer. Third Force offers clients virtual marketing executive services, marketing management, customer research, offering development and basic marketing communication strategy implementation.

While creating a marketing strategy for MrExcel.com, she and CEO Bill Jelen co-authored the book, “Excel for Marketing Managers.” The book guides marketing managers through the most common marketing circumstances and challenges and shows them how to create their own solutions using Excel software.

Get in touch with Ivana Taylor and share your own successful DIY Marketing strategies!


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