Season 2, Episode 10: “Women, Wealth and Wow” with Melinda Emerson [Podcast]

Welcome to Season 2, Episode 10 of the Indie Business Podcast! In this tenth episode of our Women, Wealth and Wow! series, I introduce you to my friend and your Small Biz Lady, Melinda Emerson.

Melinda is the author of Become Your Own Boss in Twelve Months, and the host of the weekly Twitter talk show, Small Biz Chat. Melinda has some insightful thoughts on the topic of how woman business owners can and should approach the pursuit of their entrepreneurial goals. You'll enjoy her breezy and down-to-earth style. Enjoy my chat with Melinda NOW!

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Melinda Emerson, Small Biz Lady

Season 2, Episode 10: Show Notes

Here are few episode 10 highlights.

    1. The accidental branding story of the Small Biz Lady and Small Biz Chat (starting at 2:03).
    2. Every kick is a boost (starting at 6:48).
    3. The power of Twitter and Twitter Chats to reach people personally and professionally (starting at 7:50).
    4. Look to other industries for examples you can model (starting at 10:20).
    5. Re-purposing your content (starting at 11:10).
    6. Melinda's tips for creating a Twitter chat as a peer-to-peer mentoring mechanism (starting at 13:15).
    7. Melinda's take on a bright future for women entrepreneurs (starting at 15:29).
    8. What we need need to do to prepare ourselves and others for success in the coming years (starting at 17:15).
    9. How to invest in yourself (starting at 20:00).
    10. Melinda defines wealth (starting at 22:38).
    11. The importance of building processes and systems (starting at 23:38).
    12. How to manage your business when so much of it hinges on your personal brand (starting at 24:36).
    13. Melinda's favorite productivity tools (starting at 26:17).

    Season 2, Episode 10: Resources in this Episode

    1. Social media management: Sprout Social
    2. Content saver: Pocket app
    3. Work break scheduler and reminder: Coffee break app
    4. Book: Become Your Own Boss in Twelve Months, by Melinda Emerson

    Connect with Melinda at Small Biz Lady

    Check out Small Biz Lady at her website, and on Facebook, and Twitter.

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About Donna Maria Coles Johnson

Donna Maria is an author, podcaster, attorney, and the founder and CEO of the Indie Business Network, providing affordable product liability insurance and mentoring. Donna Maria teaches Makers and Creative Entrepreneurs how to use technology and community to build a profitable, sustainable business.