Carol Roth is a national media personality, ‘recovering’ investment banker, investor, speaker and author of the New York Times bestselling book, The Entrepreneur Equation. She is currently an on-air contributor for the national cable television station CNBC, the pre-eminent name in business news. Previously, Carol was the host and co-producer of The Noon Show, a current events talk show on WGN Radio, one of the top stations in the country, and a frequent guest on Fox News, CNN, Fox Business and other stations. Carol's multimedia commentary covers business and the economy, current events, politics and pop culture topics.
Carol has helped her clients complete more than $2 billion in capital raising and M&A transactions. She is a Top 100 Small Business Influencer (2011, 2012 & 2013) and has her own action figure.
I have a friend that recently sold a business for $20 million. Do you consider that to be a success? It’s a question that I ask frequently and am always greeted with a rousing “Yes”. While it may seem impressive, the fact is that it’s not. Read More
Businesses should always be on the lookout for new customers and you can connect with new customers or clients in the most unexpected ways. So, to help give you some out of the box ideas, the CarolRoth.com contributor network of experts, advisors and entrepreneurs have provided Read More
I originally posted some of the following story about two years ago. With the continual discussion of the “war on women” and also some fairly inappropriate things (and by things, I mean people) that I have encountered recently, I thought I would share it as a Read More
PR can be very valuable for businesses and experts to establish credibility, raise your profile and sometimes even get new customers. However, with public relations being an art and not a science and with the landscape changing so much over the past few years, many PR Read More
If you are familiar with my work at all, you know that I talk a lot about providing outstanding service to your customers and building customer loyalty. But it can be a big challenge for any business to provide that high level of customer service when Read More
If you follow me regularly, you know that I am into providing value. So, through a partner of mine, I have gotten access to three different eBooks that focus on leveraging Google and Facebook in your business. Note, this is an affiliate relationship, but the books Read More
Retailers use all kinds of methodologies to create perceptions to drive sales. Sometimes it’s the perception of exclusivity or limited items to create demand. Other times it’s creating the illusion of a bargain or a “must-have” deal. However, there is a new methodology that I came Read More
Do you remember the board game of Chutes and Ladders? I often feel like the path to success is very much like that. Moving along through milestones in your business journey is like advancing a space on the Chutes and Ladders board. There are certain opportunities Read More
In the era of Big Data, companies are making a fortune out of selling information to other companies. However, what are those companies really paying for? Is it worth it and what does it do to customer relationships? I don’t mind getting information for stuff that Read More
So… you’ve got a website and great products/services to sell- now what? For many of us, getting visitors to our websites can be a real struggle, so I’ve asked the CarolRoth.com contributor network of experts, advisors and entrepreneurs to provide their best tips for increasing website Read More