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.
One of the biggest drivers of success in businesses big or small is having strong leadership. But, for many in the small business community and those entrepreneurs just starting out, their expertise may be in pie-making, consulting or dancing, which does not necessarily translate into effective Read More
While small business is often heralded as a major catalyst for improving our economy, the small business community rarely ever gets to contribute their voice in shaping the policies that would best help to spark their own growth, and consequently, the economy at large. So, in Read More
Since it can be very difficult for small businesses, start-ups and entrepreneurs to get any kind of financial backing from traditional investment channels nowadays, many businesses and individuals are turning to crowdfunding as a means to help raise the capital that they desperately need. And it’s Read More
Yup, it’s 2014 already! And since sharing a resolution or goal with others often helps with the achievement of that goal, it’s now a carolroth.com tradition to ask our fantastic CarolRoth.com contributor network of business owners, experts, advisors and entrepreneurs to share their own New Year’s Read More
The holiday season has arrived, complete with the usual flurry of holiday marketing campaigns vying for consumer attention and dollars. But, using the wrong ideas, strategies and tactics can not only waste your business’s marketing dollars, it can cost you sales, too. So, to help your Read More
Having a website is an absolute must for most any viable business nowadays. But, merely having a business website doesn’t do you any good if the only visitors that see it are your mom and some spambots from Russia. And since pretty much anybody with 10 Read More
Marketing is essential for a successful business. But, for both new and established businesses, it can be expensive and difficult to determine the proper avenues and strategies that will work best for your business. So, with that in mind, the CarolRoth.com contributor network of business owners, Read More
So, the other day I received an unsolicited, hate-filled email that stemmed from a prior tv appearance. If you missed the discourse, you can find it here. It was one of many that I receive that are similar in tone. My course of action was to Read More
This blog doesn’t really have to do with small business, with the exception that how we communicate affects our business relationships and life as much as our personal one. As a figure in the public eye, I get a lot of commentary, on Twitter and Facebook, Read More
So, you’ve decided to branch out all by your lonesome and start a business. Now, you’re free to set your own hours, make all of your own decisions and work in the manner that you best see fit (which may or may not include bunny slippers Read More