Susan Solovic

Susan Solovic

THE Small Business Expert, Award-winning entrepreneur, New York Times bestseller, keynote speaker, media personality and attorney.

Susan Solovic is THE Small Business Expert.  An award-winning entrepreneur and Internet pioneer, she founded one of the first video-based websites and grew it to a multi-million dollar enterprise.  The company was recognized as the Best Investment Opportunity in the Silicon Valley in 2006 by a venture forum group.  She is a sought-after keynote speaker, New York Times bestseller, media personality and popular blogger.  Her experience provides her with a unique vantage point from which to inform and inspire entrepreneurs around the globe.

 

Small Business Gets a Voice on Regulations -- Finally!
Regulations

Small Business Gets a Voice on Regulations -- Finally!

Coalition and advocacy campaign to work with lawmakers to do something about reversing the tide of increasing regulations.
5 Ways to Boost Your Business Using the Connection Economy
Connections

5 Ways to Boost Your Business Using the Connection Economy

There's plenty of untapped value in the relationships and connections your business develops online. Here's how to capitalize on that.
Matchmaking Isn't Just for Dating. It's a Model for Many New Businesses.
Starting a Business

Matchmaking Isn't Just for Dating. It's a Model for Many New Businesses.

Putting two people together is as old as time, and a great business model for many companies.
What You Can Learn from the Startup that Pulled Piano Lessons into the Internet Age
Starting a Business

What You Can Learn from the Startup that Pulled Piano Lessons into the Internet Age

Skoove is proving itself as a great example of how to carve out success in the booming education market.
How Small Business Can Beat the Global Megacorporations Today
Competition

How Small Business Can Beat the Global Megacorporations Today

If we look hard, we find all kinds of supposedly established legacy companies that would be vulnerable to competition from an eager and creative startup.
How Startups and Legacy Companies Can Both Cash In on Market Trends
Trends

How Startups and Legacy Companies Can Both Cash In on Market Trends

What service or product can you provide to companies looking to ride the next big wave to sweep through a consumer market?
Why Generous Paid Time Off Policies Pay Off for Employers
Benefits

Why Generous Paid Time Off Policies Pay Off for Employers

It's time to expand paid leave and broader vacation policies. The reason may surprise you.
How Your Small Business Success Is Linked to Facebook's Success
Marketing Bootcamp

How Your Small Business Success Is Linked to Facebook's Success

Carefully assess your need for a mobile app and consider advertising with Facebook.
What Small Business Can Learn From Force of the Star Wars Marketing Blitz
Marketing Bootcamp

What Small Business Can Learn From Force of the Star Wars Marketing Blitz

Disney has scale, but the rollout of the latest Star Wars franchise has great lessons for small businesses.
What Your Small Business Can Learn From 60 Years of Disneyland
Success

What Your Small Business Can Learn From 60 Years of Disneyland

Despite so many societal changes, the founding principles of Disney's first park endure.
YouTube Is a Lousy Place to Make Money
YouTube

YouTube Is a Lousy Place to Make Money

There are reasons for small businesses to spend resources on video, but revenue isn't one of them.
There Are No Participation Awards in the Real World
Success

There Are No Participation Awards in the Real World

When someone gives you kudos just for showing up, take it as an insult to your potential.
Use Make-a-Will Month to Plan Your Small-Business Exit Strategy
Succession Planning

Use Make-a-Will Month to Plan Your Small-Business Exit Strategy

Your business plan should also take into consideration what happens when you are no longer here.
10 Businesses to Start That Can Weather Any Economy
Business Ideas

10 Businesses to Start That Can Weather Any Economy

Worried our economy is headed south? Here are 10 ideas to build a recession-proof business.
How the Gay Marriage Decision Affects Every Small Business
Managing Employees

How the Gay Marriage Decision Affects Every Small Business

The Supreme Court ruling means that every company that employs workers has to revisit some policies and benefits.