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.
With the omnipresence of social media, now more than ever, business owners and entrepreneurs have to deal with an influx of criticism, complaints and negative feedback in business. And if the criticism is not handled properly, the damage to your business or brand can be devastating. Read More
There is a lot of resistance to doing something new. And the reason is that new is often difficult, because you have never done it before. Without experience, more often than not, a new task is hard. On the flipside, when you have expertise, what you Read More
We’ve all seen them- business websites with a 5 minute flash intro that you can’t bypass, product purchase links that lead to nowhere, or the dreaded contact page with no contact information anywhere to be found. So, to help avoid common business website pitfalls, the CarolRoth.com Read More
Since Groupon has become such a success story, everyone and their brother is fighting for their piece of the deal of the day space. While I am not a huge advocate of the model in general, I did answer Rupert’s question: How do you create a Read More
Entrepreneurship is often about being scrappy and making more out of less. While the ability to bootstrap can be very handy for a business owner, having the frugality gene (aka being el cheapo) can be very detrimental to your business. Read More