Jane Applegate is America's most respected small business expert. She's the author of four books, including 201 Great Ideas for Your Small Business (Bloomberg/Wiley). Applegate, a former syndicated columnist for the Los Angeles Times, is the founder of The Applegate Group, a multimedia consulting and production company that serves as a bridge between big and small companies. TAG produces original web and video content for clients including Microsoft, Verizon Wireless, Cox Communications and Bloomberg. Her video clips are showcased on The AppleGate Network. Applegate is a popular speaker and seminar presenter. In 2013, she will be presenting "Clear the Way to Unlimited Success," across the country at events sponsored by Cox Communications and Bloomberg TV.