Mari Smith (Ep. 53)

February 27, 2013

Mari Smith, THE Facebook Queen and social media marketing expert talks about how she got started in business and how she grew the empire she has today. Mari gives her advice on how to best […]

Project a Big Brand While Working from Home

February 25, 2013

I’ve worked out of a home office for years, but haven’t had to sacrifice anything that a big office offers. Part of my initial business strategy was to take advantage of the UPS Store’s many […]

Barbara Corcoran (Ep. 52)

February 20, 2013

Barbara Corcoran, investor on Shark Tank and Entrepreneur, joins Carissa on the Small Businesses Do It Better Show. Barbara talk about the importance of a company’s branding, what makes a good Entrepreneur, and why “fun” […]

Live Interview with Barbara Corcoran

February 19, 2013

Tomorrow morning at 7:30am PST/10:30am EST I will be interviewing Barbara Corcoran LIVE on the Small Businesses Do It Better Show. Barbara’s story is incredible – she used a $1,000 loan to start her business, […]

Methods and Challenges in Small Business Marketing

February 14, 2013

This infographic is quite surprising! It’s hard to believe that print marketing is more widely used than social media marketing and online advertising, but the percentage of businesses who intend to increase social media usage […]

Busy Breathing in the Business (Ep. 51)

February 13, 2013

Michelle Staley, founder of Busy Breathers joins Carissa for episode 51 of the Small Businesses Do It Better Show. Michelle shares her experience in how networking on Twitter awarded her a $15,000 grant from a […]

How to Use Twitter to Bring in Business

February 10, 2013

Nearly every business includes social media in their marketing plan, all though some do not incorporate Twitter. Of those who do, Twitter is still often underutilized, yet has the potential to dramatically increase traffic to […]

5 Reasons Why You Should Offer Discounts

February 7, 2013

There is a lot of skepticism about offering products at a discount. But this business strategy as a short term and occasional tactic to boost sales can do more good than harm to small businesses. […]

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