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Suzanne Robertson

Suzanne Robertson


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.


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.


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 03, 2023

How to Determine the Right Type of Small Business Loan for Your Company

As a small business owner, you know that having access to affordable financing is generally crucial for the success and growth of your company. However, with so many... Read More
February 27, 2023

Employee Retention Credit (ERC): How to Claim Your Payroll Tax Refund

The 2020/2021 pandemic and economic shut downs impacted small businesses across America. To mitigate steeper financial damage, the CARES Act was signed into law on March 27,... Read More
February 24, 2023

Women's History Month 2023

Women’s History Month is a great opportunity to learn more about the importance of women-owned businesses. The SmartBiz team® is honored to work with women entrepreneurs... Read More
February 23, 2023

A Quiz on Understanding Personal Credit Scores and Their Impact on SBA Loans

Credit scores can be confusing! But if you’re interested in an SBA loan, it’s worth your time to learn about this important metric and how it may impact your loan... Read More
February 21, 2023

What is a Business Line of Credit?

If you’re in need of access to money “on demand” with low monthly payments and flexibility to invest in opportunities and run operations, you may want to consider a business... Read More
February 17, 2023

Choosing the right business loan provider

If you’ve made the decision to apply for funding to fuel your business, congratulations! The right funds may help you put your foot on the accelerator and power up your... Read More
February 14, 2023

Celebrating Black History Month

February is Black History Month, which honors the triumphs and struggles of African Americans throughout U.S. history. Read More
February 08, 2023

Strengthen Cash Flow: Growth Options for Retail Businesses in 2023

Small retail business owners are understandably on edge heading into Q2 2023. However, the post-pandemic economy has not had the expected negative effect on American... Read More
February 06, 2023

Show Your Love for Your Customers with Easy Valentine’s Day Promotions

February 14th gives business owners the opportunity to quickly put promotions in place that can increase sales and highlight your brand. This year, Valentine's Day... Read More

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