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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

January 05, 2023

Small Business Accessibility: What It Is and Why It Matters

As a business owner, you want your brand, products, and services to be accessible to as many potential customers as possible. It’s important to consider any barriers... Read More
January 04, 2023

Case Study: Amazing Balloons by Gee

You probably see balloons several times a week. The colorful orbs star in commercials, promote special events, decorate car dealerships and more. Amazing Balloons by... Read More
January 02, 2023

The Best Ways Small Businesses Can Gather Customer Feedback

User reviews are barometers of how your business is perceived by customers and the general public. Depending on the platform, you might have the ability to directly... Read More
December 30, 2022

How to Recruit Employees for Small Business: Strategies and Best Practices

Finding employees is important and rewarding, but it can be tricky, especially in a rocky economy or tight labor market. Out of all the job seekers applying to your... Read More
December 23, 2022

The 4 Best Small Business Loans for Excellent Credit

There are times when you might need additional funding to either grow your company or keep it running smoothly. In those cases, lenders may be able to offer various... Read More
December 20, 2022

11 Ways to Manage Small Business Payroll Options

Payroll issues may cause your employees to be unhappy, stressed, and unproductive. Make sure you choose a payroll system that works for your unique business so you are... Read More
December 20, 2022

Onward & Upward: 9 Ways Small Retailers Are Moving Forward in 2023

If it seems like you’ve spent the last few years reacting or just simply treading water, you’re not alone. Between shifting regulations, staffing shortages, wonky... Read More
December 19, 2022

Top 10 Recommended Business Books

Harry S. Truman said, “Not all readers are leaders, but all leaders are readers.” Top business leaders often quote President Truman's philosophy as one of their keys... Read More
December 08, 2022

Last-Minute Tricks Small Retailers are Using to Finance This Holiday Season

The holiday shopping season is often the most important time of year for small retailers. In a typical year, up to a quarter of an average retailer’s annual sales come... Read More

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