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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

February 01, 2023

What is the Employee Retention Credit and How Can I Get It?

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
January 27, 2023

BTC Envelopes and Printing: A Customer Success Story

In 2017, the SmartBiz® team had the pleasure of working with Andrew Magnus, the founder of BTC Envelopes and Printing, LLC®. Magnus secured an SBA loan from a SmartBiz... Read More
January 26, 2023

Meet the 2022 SmartBiz Grant Awardees

SmartBiz is happy to announce the five recipients of the 2022 SmartBiz Grant program. The recipients each received a $5,000 award and were chosen from a pool of... Read More
January 25, 2023

A Simple Guide to Small Business Term Loans

Navigating the world of financing for your business can be daunting. There are many different options to work through — and many companies to "help" you through the... Read More
January 22, 2023

A Beginner’s Guide to Small Business Loans and How to Qualify for One

If you Google® "small business loans" you'll get over two billion results! But don't get overwhelmed. With a little research, you can determine the best way to secure... Read More
January 19, 2023

4 Common Reasons to Consider Taking Out a Small Business Loan

There are typically multiple steps involved in launching and maintaining a successful small business. From choosing the initial product or service to putting systems... Read More
January 17, 2023

4 Driving Forces Behind SBA Loan Approval Rate Trends

If your business could benefit from outside funding, one good option may be a Small Business Administration (SBA) loan. Known for low rates and long terms, an SBA loan... Read More
January 13, 2023

7 Tips for Choosing the Right Small Business Financing Option

Choosing a financing option is typically one of the most important decisions you’ll make for your business. Choosing the wrong loan with the wrong terms may have... Read More
January 06, 2023

10 Best Business Podcasts You Should Listen To

Podcasts are more popular and accessible than ever. From politics to sports to parenting and everything in between, it’s clear that we’re living in the golden age of... Read More

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