Small Business Trends has a large team of writers and experts who bring their small business experience to the articles you find here each week. Most are entrepreneurs themselves and offer unique insights into the world of business ownership.
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Anita Campbell is the Founder, CEO and Publisher of Small Business Trends. She shares a variety of articles from the site as well as other reputable business publications.
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A recognized expert on DIY marketing, Ivana Taylor shares marketing strategies on her site, DIYMarketers.com, and shares related content from a variety of sources on her Google+ page.
Margie Zable Fisher works with small businesses as the President of Zable Fisher Public Relations, and uses her Google+ page to share some of her expertise in areas like publicity and marketing.
Journalist and Small Business Trends Editor Shawn Hessinger uses his Google+ page to share a variety of news and updates from the tech and business worlds.
TJ McCue is a business advisor and content writer for multiple business related websites. His Google+ page consists of links to his various articles, product reviews, and other resources from around the Web.
Sramana Mitra’s global virtual incubator, 1M/1M (One Million by One Million) aims to help a million entrepreneurs reach $1 million in revenue. On her Google+ page, she shares news and updates related to startups, social media, technology and more.
Rieva Lesonsky has been covering small business and entrepreneurship for over 26 years with her content and consulting company GrowBiz Media, Entrepreneur Magazine, and other online and print media outlets. Her Google+ page is a mix of posts about entrepreneurship, tips, success stories and more.
Deborah Shane’s career background has included transitions through several industries including entertainment, education, sales and media. Now, she works to guide others through career transitions through her writing, speaking, and social media content including her Google+ page.
Search engine and social media marketing expert David Wallace is the Founder and CEO of SearchRank. He shares a variety of resources on his Google+ page related to search engines, marketing and current events.
Content Equals Money is a small content generation firm founded by Amie Marse, who shares a wide variety of photos, videos and links on her personal Google+ page.
Seattle based entrepreneur Drew Hendricks writes articles related to business, technology and environmental issues for a variety of publications. He shares those articles, along with links to other online resources, on his Google+ page.
Web designer William Johnson shares a variety of resources on his Google+ page, including those related to SEO, social media and Web design.
Mark Anderson is the man behind Andertoons cartoons. He shares links to posts about business and pop culture, along with his own work on his Google+ page.
Jeanne Bliss, CustomerBliss
Jeanne Bliss is a writer and customer loyalty expert who founded CustomerBliss.com to help businesses create a better customer experience.
Laura Leites is an event planner who has worked on small business events including the Small Business Influencer Awards, The Small Business Summit, the Small Business Technology Tour and more live and virtual events.
Business Coach Diane Helbig works with budding entrepreneurs, people in career transition and anyone looking to improve their business or professional skills. Her Google+ page is a compilation of professional tips, business articles and other online resources.
Megan Totka is the Chief Editor for ChamberofCommerce.com, a site that provides resources and news aimed at small businesses.
Lawyer Robert Ottinger specializes in employment related matters for executives and employees. His Google+ page includes a mix of legal resources and entertaining photos and videos.
Nellie Akalp, CorpNet
Nellie Akalp is the CEO of CorpNet, a legal document filing service for businesses. Her Google+ page focuses on legal issues, business tips and even tax information.
CRM expert Brent Leary uses his Google+ page to share updates related to all things business and technology.
Pratik Dholakiya is the Founder of The 20 Media, a content marketing agency specializing in content & data-driven SEO and PRmention, a digital PR agency. He regularly speaks at various conferences about SEO, Content Marketing, Entrepreneurship, and Digital PR. Pratik has spoken at 80th Annual Conference of Florida Public Relations Association, Accounting & Finance Show, Singapore, NextBigWhat’s UnPluggd, IIT-Bombay, SMX Israel, SEMrush Meetup, MICA, IIT-Roorkee and other major events. As a passionate SEO & content marketer, he shares his thoughts and knowledge in publications like Search Engine Land, Search Engine Journal, Entrepreneur Magazine, Fast Company, The Next Web, YourStory and Inc42 to name a few.
Susan Payton is the President of content marketing firm Egg Marketing & Communications. On her Google+ page, she shares links relating to all things business and marketing from a variety of online sources.
Timothy Carter has more than 14 years of experience working with businesses about online marketing. His Google+ page contains business tips ranging from online marketing to trade show strategy.
Jon Gelberg is a pricipal at The Dilenschneider Group, an NCY based communications and PR agency. He’s written and spoken about content marketing and public relations on a number of publications and forums.
Instructor Jennifer Shaheen teaches entrepreneurs about the value of Web design and social media marketing with her company, The Technology Therapy Group. Her Google+ page includes links to a variety of online sources covering business and technology news and tips.
Ann Smarty is the owner of My Blog Guest, a service that connects blog owners with guest bloggers. She’s also worked on a number of other projects related to blogging, SEO and Internet marketing.
Franchise expert Joel Libava uses his Google+ page to share tips and resources related to all aspects of running a franchise business.
John Follis shares his expertise in video creation and marketing on Small Business Trends and other forums. On his Google+ page, he shares updates from his company, Big Idea Video, as well as other marketing and online video related links.
Curt Finch is the CEO of Journyx, a company that automates payroll, billing and cost accounting. His Google+ page is a mix of business links, photos and videos and other updates.
Amanda DiSilvestro has written for nearly 250 blogs across the Web and specializes in all aspects of SEO. She shares updates about SEO, writing and online marketing on her Google+ page.
Shashi Bellamkonda specializes in social media and digital marketing with the Bozzuto Group and also runs a blog and serves as an adjunct professor at Georgetown University. He shares business updates, events and photos on his Google+ page.
Robert Brady specializes in pay-per-click (PPC) marketing with his company Righteous Marketing. His Google+ page is a compilation of updates from his business and other online sources.
Author and Attorney Barbara Weltman uses her expertise in tax, law and finances to share resources and tips with small businesses both in her online writing and newsletters, and on her social media pages including Google+.
Yaniv Masjedi is the Vice President of Marketing at Nextiva. He shares company updates, news and marketing tips on his Google+ page.
Tom Gazaway’s Hawkeye Management provides small business loans and working capital solutions to small businesses. He is well known for being a FICO scores expert and other issues relating to business credit.
Rohit Arora is an expert in small business finance and the Founder of Biz2Credit. The company shares tips, financial information and links to other online resources on its Google+ page.
Chris Miles is the Founder of Miles Technologies, an IT consulting, software, Web design and online marketing firm. The company’s Google+ page shares blog posts related to social media, software updates and other tech tips aimed at entrepreneurs and professionals.
Freelance writer Mark O’Neill shares his expertise on business and tech through a number of different online publications. His Google+ page is a mix of links to his posts, business tips, photos and videos.
Affiliate marketing expert Geno Prussakov uses his Google+ page to share updates ranging from business event announcements to links to affiliate marketing resources.
Cathy Larkin is the owner of both Web Savvy PR and Keep It Simple Web Design. Both companies aim to understand and make use of technology and online tools like social media.
Joshua Sophy is a staff writer for Small Business Trends who shares a wide array of small business and technology news on his Google+ page.
Ivan Widjaya is the Founder and CEO of online marketing agency Previso Media and several small business blogs such as Noobpreneur and Biz Penguin. His Google+ page consists of links to small business articles and resources from a variety of sources.
And lastly, I’m Annie Pilon. My Google+ page is a compilation of feature posts from Small Business Trends and other links and personal updates.More in: Google