Melinda F. Emerson, better known as SmallBizLady is one of America’s leading small business professionals. A seasoned businessman, professional speaker, and small business trainer, she develops audio, video and text content to fulfill her mission of ending small business failures. As CEO of Quintessence Multimedia, Melinda educates Fortune 500 entrepreneurs and companies on topics including small business startup, business development, and social media marketing. . Forbes magazine has named her number 1 woman for entrepreneurs to follow on Twitter. She hosts #SmallBizChat every Wednesday on Twitter from 8-9 p.m. ET for emerging entrepreneurs. She also publishes a resource blog http://www.succeedasyourownboss.com Melinda was also the best-selling author of Become Your Own Boss for 12 months; Monthly guidance for an active business. Her Latest Ebook, How To Be A Social Media Ninja; 101 ways to dominate your online contest was released in 2012.