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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, and 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. Carol 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) and has her own action figure. Twitter: @CarolJSRoth

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Small Business Resources

For better or for worse, there is no shortage of information out there for those in business. But how do business owners know which of those resources to use? To help answer that question, I have asked the wonderful CarolRoth.com contributor network of business owners, experts, Read More

Great Business Networking Tips

Every business owner and entrepreneur needs help- there’s just no way around it. No matter if you need help with marketing, getting more clients, PR, or even employees, networking is essential to getting that help. So, I have sought the advice of the trusted CarolRoth.com contributor Read More

35 Business Phrases that You Wish Would Go Away

We’re all guilty of it. We roll our eyes when we hear someone else utter a cliché or over-used business phrase, but then suddenly, we realize that the very same phrase that made us roll our eyes is actually coming out of our own mouth! So, Read More

3 Major Marketing Missteps that Your Business Should Avoid

There is a lot of advice out there regarding what you should do to properly market your business. But what experts often fail to mention is that there are a ton of common marketing mistakes that can cause real damage to your business (possibly harming it Read More

The Best Trade Shows and Conferences for Businesses

Trade shows and conferences can be great catalysts for networking, marketing and getting new ideas for your own business. But since there are so many out there, I have asked the terrific CarolRoth.com contributor network of business owners, experts, advisors and entrepreneurs to list their own Read More

3 Tips for Improving Your Webinars

Webinars (and workshops!) can be a great way to reach a large group of current/potential customers or clients at one time. But hosting your own webinar can be intimidating or even downright overwhelming. I have personally used sites like GoToMeeting.com with tremendous success in various aspects Read More

How to Increase Flexibility in Your Business

With the business landscape constantly changing, having flexibility in your business is a big key to success. So, with that in mind, I have reached out to the CarolRoth.com contributor network of business owners, experts, advisors and entrepreneurs to find out their best advice for increasing Read More

3 Ways to Improve Business Productivity

When talking to business owners and entrepreneurs, one of the most frequent issues that I hear about is working too many hours. People are spinning their wheels, spending so much time working on their businesses that they ultimately burn out. However, this is an easily fixable Read More

Advice vs. Support

If you are a control freak or perhaps just naturally a private person, help can truly be a four-letter word.  However, not being willing to ask for help can be much worse. I had a conversation with someone recently that was going through a tough time.  Read More

A Public Response to a LinkedIn Query: How Not to Reach Out on LinkedIn

Dear Jay, You noted below that you don’t usually reach out through LinkedIn with an email like the one you sent me (I have referenced the entire email below).  Well, I don’t usually respond like this either.  I would normally press the delete button immediately, but Read More
 
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