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.
About the SmartBiz Editorial Process
Our writers and editors work hard to provide the most accurate and up-to-date blog posts. Our editorial process reflects our vision and standards and applies to all content. Learn more about how we write, edit, and fact check our posts:
Posts By Suzanne Robertson
Meet the 2022 SmartBiz Grant AwardeesRead More >>
A Simple Guide to Small Business Term LoansRead More >>
A Beginner’s Guide to Small Business Loans and How to Qualify for OneRead More >>
4 Common Reasons to Consider Taking Out a Small Business LoanRead More >>
4 Driving Forces Behind SBA Loan Approval Rate TrendsRead More >>
7 Tips for Choosing the Right Small Business Financing OptionRead More >>
10 Best Business Podcasts You Should Listen ToRead More >>
Small Business Accessibility: What It Is and Why It MattersRead More >>
Case Study: Amazing Balloons by GeeRead More >>
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