How to Survive and Thrive in Business: Ask The Expert Interview with Melinda Emerson, “SmallBizLady”
Being a business owner can be exhausting. You might have even started thinking, “Why did I start this business?” But don’t go there yet. Melinda Emerson, “SmallBizLady,” America’s #1 Small Business Expert, answered some questions recently about how she has thrived in busi-ness nearly 20 years.
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With dozens of new marketing channels, from Snapchat and SMS text messaging to Instagram Stories and livestreaming, sending your customers emails might sound hopelessly out of date. But these stats prove otherwise.