Melinda F. Emerson, “SmallBizLady” is America’s #1 Small Business Expert. She is an expert on small business start up, business development, and social media marketing. Forbes magazine named her the #1 woman for entrepreneurs to follow on Twitter. She publishes a resource blog http://succeedasyourownboss.com. Melinda is also the author of "Become Your Own Boss in 12 Months, 2nd Edition" and the ebook "How To Become a Social Media Ninja."