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Suzanne Robertson

Suzanne Robertson

About


Suzanne Robertson is a writer and editor based in Southern California. As a child, her father founded a law firm, allowing her to experience first hand the roller coaster ride of entrepreneurship while developing a deep respect for small business owners. Suzanne writes content specifically tailored to hard-working business owners and enjoys interviewing SmartBiz customers to learn about their journey. Suzanne always looks forward to spending time with her husband, two teenage daughters, and their rescue pup, Elvis Pawsley.


Background


Suzanne has worked as a writer and community manager for large brands, including WebMD, Disney Publishing Worldwide, iHeartMedia, and the Gannett/USA Today Network. She joined the marketing team of SmartBiz Loans in 2015 as the Senior Social Media and Marketing Content Writer. Her areas of expertise include small business financing options, small business operations, employee management, small business marketing, and more topics to help entrepreneurs improve their enterprise.


Education


Suzanne earned a bachelor’s degree in Journalism from Oklahoma State University. She completed internships for the U.S. Senate in Washington, DC, ABC affiliate KOCO-TV in Oklahoma City, and for NBC’s Late Night with David Letterman in New York before moving to Los Angeles. Qualified writers with a fintech background are welcomed to submit guest blog posts for consideration.

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Posts By Suzanne Robertson

March 26, 2024

SmartBiz Helps Facilitate Access to Financing for Underrepresented Entrepreneurs

In the world of small business growth, access to affordable capital remains a significant challenge for minority, women, and veteran-owned businesses. Despite their... Read More
May 04, 2023

The Benefits of Long-Term Debt

Long-term debt may be a great tool for small businesses to use in order to grow and sustain their operations. Through long-term debt, businesses may be able to finance... Read More
April 24, 2023

The Ultimate Guide to AI Tools for Small Business Marketing

You’ve probably heard a lot about ChatGPT® and how it’s changing the working landscape with just a few clicks on a keyboard. Read More
April 12, 2023

Does Timing Matter When Applying for an SBA Loan?

As the backbone of the American economy, small businesses create jobs, provide essential services, and contribute to local communities. However, many small businesses struggle Read More
April 11, 2023

How to Network Your Business Like a Pro

Marketing is generally key to business success, but it’s not the only way to forge business connections. Networking may also link your business with potential clients or... Read More
April 03, 2023

Learn About the Employee Retention Credit (ERC)

“The ERC offers a welcome cash infusion as owners struggle with inflation, rising interest rates, and tight labor markets.” Read More
March 14, 2023

Are SBA Loans Taxable Income? What You Should Know

Small business finance experts often recommend Small Business Administration (SBA) loans above all other types of funding. That’s because the SBA loan program’s government... Read More
March 08, 2023

Small Business Planning: Preparing for Q1 2023

It’s critical to approach Q1 with tangible, measurable goals that can help your business move forward. Each year brings unique challenges for entrepreneurs so your plans from... Read More
March 06, 2023

10 Popular Small Business Financing Options

Navigating all the different types of business financing available to small business owners can be confusing. Additionally, busy entrepreneurs may not have the in-depth... Read More

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