Carol Roth Blog
This blog features Carol Roth's tough love on business and entrepreneurship, as well as insights from Carol's community of contributors.

Carol’s Tips on How to Engage an Audience

This morning I am off to inspire some professionals with my “Re-Launch You: Liftoff After Layoff” talk. It’s my signature talk in the career transition space, and I’m excited to be able to suggest people look at transition as a time of opportunity and possibility — even if […]
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Labor Day Weekend 2016

Where did the summer go? That’s the question that many of us are asking ourselves. Kids are going back to school, and entrepreneurs are planning what they want to accomplish before the end of the year. As we head into this final stretch, don’t forget to […]
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What to Do When Business Is Slow

Most businesses have some predictability about them as to when you can anticipate being busy – and when you may be less so. Carol dives into this topic in her latest post on MasterCard Biz, “5 Ways to Survive a Seasonal Slowdown.” She begins: “Most businesses […]
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Sometimes It Really Pays to Hire a Pro

Many of us are bootstrapping our businesses, and we want to get the most value out of every dollar we spend. But the low-cost solution can sometimes cost your business big time. Carol tackles this topic in her latest post on, “3 Examples of When […]
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3 Tips to Rocket-Launch Your New Product or Service

It’s a common challenge for most small businesses- how do you get the word out about your amazing new product or service offering? You want your launch to blast out of this world, but are worried that it will just fizzle out. So, how do you […]
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How Small Businesses Can Hire Better

Whether you are a start-up looking for the right team to take you to your next milestone or an established business looking for employees to help with your growth, hiring the right talent for your business can be a daunting and complex process. That’s where we […]
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Successful Entrepreneurs Don’t Have These Qualities

Carol shares a golden knowledge nugget in her recent post on CNBC’s blog, “4 signs you don’t have what it takes to be an entrepreneur.” She says: “Businesses succeed when an entrepreneur finds a problem that needs to be solved, they are the “right” person to […]
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What Style of Email Campaign Works Best for Your Business?

Email marketing is the top tool used by small businesses for both customer acquisition and retention.    A recent study noted that over 80% of businesses answered email when asked the question, “Which online activities primarily drive customer acquisition & retention for your organization?” Using email […]
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Carol’s Vacation Takeaways

It took Carol many years to understand the value and benefits of a real vacation – away and unplugged. In her latest post on, “The Internet Is Bad Brain Food and Other Vacation Learnings,” she shares some best practices for getting the most enjoyment from […]
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Solo Business Owner? It Still Takes a Village.

I’ve had the same conversation with no fewer than five solo business owners over the last week. Whenever that happens, I know the topic is something we should cover here on Business Unplugged. My specialty is working with solo consultants and helping them find great clients […]
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