While the economy seems to be roaring along, beneath the surface there is uncertainty for small business owners and the people who work for them. Melinda Emerson, America’s number one small business expert has steps a small business should follow to be successful.

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Fix Your Business: A 90-Day Plan to Get Back Your Life and Remove Chaos From Your Business:

Building on the success of her bestselling book, Become Your Own Boss in 12 Months, Melinda Emerson is back with her new book, Fix Your Business, her 90-day plan to get control of your business and get back your life. Readers will get concrete advice on the problem areas of running a small business with a step-by-step turn around system to build a flourishing enterprise. Based on her 12 Ps of Running a Successful Business and interviews with top business experts, it offers action steps at the end of every chapter. Emerson has built a system that will help a business owner see results in 90-days. This book is specifically about how to go from struggling to thriving so that you can scale or sell your businesses some day. Fix Your Business, is the ultimate guide to running a business that works for you, while drastically improving your quality of life and bottom-line. Using her 12 Ps of Running a Successful Business readers will learn: • How to build your leadership mindset • How to remove the daily stress of managing your small business finances • How to build processes and systems that will allows the owner to have time freedom • Rock-solid techniques to improve people management • Step-by-step advice to create a sales system “Melinda Emerson has developed a detailed process that when followed will positively impact your business. She will help you find time to read this book and implement its teachings using her “12 Ps of running a successful business.” W. Kenneth Yancey, Jr., CEO, SCORE Fix Your Business gives you a step-by-step way to get yourself back in charge. It’s an organized, practical makeover for your business. Written by a world-class expert, known and respected by millions of business owners.” Tim Berry Author, Lean Business Planning “If you want a roadmap for business success you must read Fix Your Business by Melinda Emerson. Her 12 Ps of Running a Successful Business lay the groundwork to build a scalable business that will allow you to live your dream life.” Jon Gordon Bestselling Author, The Power of Positive Leadership

Bio Melinda Emerson

Melinda F. Emerson, SmallBizLady, is America’s #1 Small Business Expert. She has been a thriving entrepreneur for nearly 20 years and is an internationally known keynote speaker and expert on small business development and social media marketing. She publishes a resource blog www.succeedasyourownboss.com. Her small business advice is widely read reaching more than 3 million entrepreneurs each week online. A pioneer in social media marketing, she is the creator and host of #Smallbizchat, the longest running live chat on Twitter for small business owners. Forbes magazine named her the #1 woman for entrepreneurs to follow on Twitter.

Melinda is a founder and president of Quintessence Group, an award-winning marketing consulting firm based in Philadelphia, PA, serving Fortune 500 brands who target small businesses. Notable clients include Visa, Sam’s Club, FedEx, American Express, ADP, Verizon Wireless, Pitney Bowes, Staples and The Hartford. She has lectured at numerous colleges and universities including; MIT, The University of Pennsylvania, Rosemont College, Chatham University, Point Park College, Temple University, Cheyney University, Delaware State, Howard University, and Morgan State University.

In addition to being a former columnist for The New York Times, and Entrepreneur, she is frequently quoted by other media organizations including The Wall Street Journal, Fortune, Fast Company, CNBC, MSNBC andFox News. Forbes magazine named her one of Top 10 Tech and Business Experts for 2017. She is also a contributor to Inc., Essence and Black Enterprise. She is an expert on what it takes the start a successful small business, go-to-market strategy, and social media selling. She is the bestselling author of Become Your Own Boss in 12 Months, 2nd Edition and the ebook How To Become a Social Media Ninja, and her latest book Fix Your Business. She is a proud graduate of Virginia Tech, and mother to her amazing son JoJo.